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Old Aug 09, 2011, 11:19 AM
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25 size Electric size kits?

I am looking for a home for a 25 size electric motor and it seems like there is not a lot out there for that size. Most seem to be either larger or smaller models. Still trying to figure out these electrics after all my experience has been with nitro stuff (which I still fly and love).

Any ideas out there? I am wanting to look at scale looking planes, warbirds, civilian, pusher jet?

Not really interested in foamys. Prefer a kit or possibly an ARF.

Thanks in advance.
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 12:29 PM
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I suggest that you buy a Ron Daniel's Tempest or Typhoon. Outstanding kit and a perfect match for a 25 size motor. Contact Turbonut to put in an order. You won't be sorry.
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Old Aug 09, 2011, 01:37 PM
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If you can build from ans ,I have plans for an sbd, spit, 109,190, p51, p40, and more
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Old Aug 10, 2011, 08:37 AM
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Mark, actually I am close to finishing up your Spitfire and bought the plans for your Westland Whirlwind, Hurricane and Me-109 when MAN had their last sale.

Wanted to see what other kits were out there besides the ones everyone knows about from the Hobby Shop Big Box Stores. My last couple of builds have been scratch builds, thought about taking a break and do a kit.

Seems like most kits out there tend to be either smaller or larger than a 25 size plane.
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Old Aug 10, 2011, 10:21 AM
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We have some designed by Tom van Haaren that might work for you.

Mig-3, P-39, C.202, D-520

Derek Micko's Hurricane would probably work with that much power too.

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Old Aug 10, 2011, 12:37 PM
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If you like Golden Age, the TNJ 45" Waco looks really nice - only 50oz. Or their Turner Special, or Wendell Williams 44.

If you like WWI, then there are lots to choose from at AerodromeRC.

And there's a whole menagerie of stuff at http://www.manzanolaser.com ... they will sometimes re-size kits upon request.
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Old Aug 10, 2011, 05:08 PM
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Actually, no we won't resize kits for anyone.

The designers can resize their stuff if they want to.

Charlie
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Old Aug 10, 2011, 05:43 PM
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I built a 30 year old Pica Corsair with e-power. Built stock and flies great with a 550 watt motor.
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Old Aug 10, 2011, 05:44 PM
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Actually, no we won't resize kits for anyone.

The designers can resize their stuff if they want to.

Charlie
My bad. I thought I had seen some builds here that were up-sized... I assumed you guys did that.
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 11:14 AM
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Hi Jim, I do have a few of Ron Daniels kits in stock..No Tempests..also have a Pica corsair or fw 190...PM me
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 11:42 AM
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Hi Jim,

Since you did mention AFF's
as a possible choice, Hyperion makes a large line of
25 size stuff you can check out:
http://www.allerc.com/airplane-kits-...3516b5e5164689

I like the Bird Dog with flaps.

Also this Spitty when it comes back is a super flying plane:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...acts_ARF_.html

John
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 01:32 PM
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My bad. I thought I had seen some builds here that were up-sized... I assumed you guys did that.
We have cut some for those guys but unless they authorize us we cannot sell them.

Basically they re-engineer existing designs. Scaling up or down is not a simple process, usually requires changing some part thicknesses and possibly new parts.

Charlie
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Old Aug 11, 2011, 02:45 PM
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Super Cub?

This was just released. Take a look.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1445753
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