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Old Sep 16, 2010, 11:27 AM
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New 84" Wedell Williams GILMORE Red Lion Racer from AirShowRC

I uwrapped this model for inspection before I send it off to Japan.
I thought since it was out of the bags, I would snap some photos.
This is a really nice model.
I thought you guys might enjoy these.

Here is the description from the website:

BH Models Gilmore Red Lion Wedell-Williams ARF 45-50cc or Electric. This is
the big version of the Gilmore Red Lion Wedell-Williams racer. The classic lines
from the 30's racers never go out of style. To ease transportation the Gilmore features a two part wing!

Built-up balsa and plywood construction
Fiberglass cowl and wheel pants
Detailed dash and pilot
Aluminum tube spar with 2 piece plug-in wing
Factory painted and installed pilot
F/G Cowl with dummy cylinders
Molded wheel covers
Oleo struts
Specification

Servos: 5 x High Torque, 1 x Std.
Radio System: 6 Channels
Petrol Engine: 45/50cc 2-Stroke
Length: 1640mm (64.57in)
Weight: 5.9kg (12.98lbs)
Wingspan: 2150mm (84.65in)
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 12:08 PM
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Something like this one ?

http://www.hostetlersplans.com/gilmore.html
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 01:23 PM
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Yea, like that one, but it comes practically finished out of the box.
For some reason, the one I have here seems much bigger.
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 02:00 PM
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So the grey horse shoe pcs just above the oleo struts are additional strut supports ?
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 08:11 PM
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So the grey horse shoe pcs just above the oleo struts are additional strut supports ?
I included another picture showing the struts.
It appears they are made from stainless steel.
Maybe the painted pieces are steel.
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 08:15 PM
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 08:56 PM
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I looked at one of these kits at the Toledo WEAK Signals show.
It was on sale for $419 but the guy wouldn't ship it and I rode up with friends in a smaller compact car, so no room to take it home, or I would have had one. Local Hobby Shop sales this same kit for $549
It is a nice airplane.

I have a 71 inch wingspan Travel Air Mystery ship short kit from Reese models, exceptionally nice kit!
I really like the Golden Age racers
Also have a Bud Nosen Mister Mulligan kit on the shelf awaiting the workbench along with a Monocoupe 90A by Ikon Nwst, 96 inch wingspan.
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 08:58 PM
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What are you asking for the BH Gilmore Special or is it for sale?
Why not show us what you have available from your factory in China?
I would be interested in seeing anything you have.

I'd like to see someone come out with a large scale Ercoupe ARF
You can find about everything but !
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Old Sep 16, 2010, 09:08 PM
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Yea, like that one, but it comes practically finished out of the box.
For some reason, the one I have here seems much bigger.
This is because Wendell Hostetler's plans are "exact scale"
How close to exact scale is the airplane you show?
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Old Sep 17, 2010, 09:13 AM
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What are you asking for the BH Gilmore Special or is it for sale?
Why not show us what you have available from your factory in China?
I would be interested in seeing anything you have.

I'd like to see someone come out with a large scale Ercoupe ARF
You can find about everything but !
Although I am the manufacturer of many of the models on our website,
This one is manufactured by BH Models. We just sell it.
You can see it here: http://www.airshowrc.com/index.html
If you get a chance, you can click it.
Thanks, Richard
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Old Sep 17, 2010, 09:15 AM
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I really like this plane,
I may get one for personal use for the upcoming flying season.
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Old Sep 17, 2010, 09:21 AM
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I have a 95 inch wingspan Howard DGA-12 that has a very powerful Hacker motor system in it.
This is the recommended motor:

ELECTRIC MOTOR: Hacker A-60-16L
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I have a 95 inch wingspan Howard DGA-12 that has a very powerful Hacker motor system in it.
This is the recommended motor:

ELECTRIC MOTOR: Hacker A-60-16L
Do you manufacture the Howard DGA-12 or you just have one?
I'd prefer a Howard over anything else
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Old Sep 17, 2010, 11:25 AM
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I don't manufacture the Howard DGA-12,
We sell it on the website. Did you see it?
So cool. I like the blue color.
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The DGA is a beauty---going to ck $ w/ my LHS .
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