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#1 Santoneski Dec 31, 2009 03:00 PM

AT-6 Texan kit
 
I'm looking for an AT-6 Texan kit. Something easy to moderate to build. Nothing bigger than a 40" inch WS. I was looking at the GWS kit as well as house of balsa and the herr kits. Something within those price ranges will be good.
Thanks for your help,
-Alex

#2 ryramZ Dec 31, 2009 03:51 PM

gws epo kit i would strongly recommend 39" ws, awesome flying plane with little to none bad habits http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...663058&page=61 this is the thread for the gws t6, great information.

#3 Santoneski Dec 31, 2009 04:35 PM

Thanks for the info a foam one would be good. Whats a good site that sells the the texan with good shipping prices?

#4 Pat Daily Dec 31, 2009 08:28 PM

bphobbies.com sells gws planes.

#5 1Radioflyer Jan 03, 2010 08:53 PM

I'd recommend the Herr. Loose the landing gear and belly it in for scale looks. I have their P-51 with a E-Flite 480 and 3S 2200 mah's. Flies incredibly well and looks great, better than foam.

Herr's kit~

http://www.sigmfg.com/IndexText/HRR501.html

P-51 Maiden (3 min 41 sec)


Blessings,

Jay

#6 Santoneski Jan 03, 2010 09:23 PM

Great video, looks like she flies like a dream! the one thing i'm worried about with a balsa kit is covering it. i just finished a gulliows hurricane build i know its tissue but the covering job was a little sloppy.

#7 Jimmy1159 Jan 04, 2010 05:42 AM

I would go with the World Models AT-6. easy build and comes with power or use your own. pluse retracts installed, there are a little small but work pretty good. I fly mine with a 450 and 30 amp esc and it really flies well ...Jimmy

#8 Santoneski Jan 04, 2010 11:37 AM

the world models texan looks great its just out of my price range and to big thanks for the information i appreciate it.
Alex

#9 bassfisher Jan 06, 2010 11:54 AM

I had the HOB T6. Take your time to build it straight. Just remember to keep up speed on landings. Great flying plane, I had a .25 in mine years ago.

#10 radialarm Jan 07, 2010 11:36 PM

I picked this one up the other day! It's not too bad for less than $35.00!!!

http://www.nitroplanes.com/4elpoattesrc.html

#11 Sammy70 Jan 08, 2010 08:23 AM

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Originally Posted by radialarm (Post 14011833)
I picked this one up the other day! It's not too bad for less than $35.00!!!

http://www.nitroplanes.com/4elpoattesrc.html

Have you received it yet? If so, is it really EPO instead of beer cooler type EPS? If so that's a nice deal for $35 bare airframe.

#12 radialarm Jan 08, 2010 02:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Sammy70 (Post 14013807)
Have you received it yet? If so, is it really EPO instead of beer cooler type EPS? If so that's a nice deal for $35 bare airframe.

It says EPO on the box, but I don't know the difference between the two!!! It's very stiff though!!! How can you tell the difference?

Here's their full line up:

http://www.nitroplanes.com/warbirds3.html

#13 Sammy70 Jan 08, 2010 04:29 PM

EPS is the very fragile/brittle type of foam. EPO is a more spongy, dent resistant, less fragile type. If you've not had both types it will be hard for you to tell. Post some pics of that bad boy!!

#14 ryramZ Jan 08, 2010 05:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by radialarm (Post 14011833)
I picked this one up the other day! It's not too bad for less than $35.00!!!

http://www.nitroplanes.com/4elpoattesrc.html

nice find, hopefully it is epo, either way nice find. Are the ailerons really as long as they look if so you definitely won't need very much throw at all. I got a p 47 bare airframe from them the other day i really like it. Have you selected a motor yet for it? www.headsuprc.com has a great selection with excellent info for 2 dollars shipping. Good luck look forward to seeing how you decide to finish the electronics.

#15 stuart warne Jan 08, 2010 05:42 PM

No ones mentioned the RBC Kits AT6, very nice kits CNC balsa/ply, enjoyable to build, W/S at around 42". I'm not sure of a stockist in the US anymore but below is there website.

I've got there P36, I'll be starting that this spring.


RBC:

http://www.rbckits.com/shop/index.ph...d&productId=15


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