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Old Nov 06, 2012, 03:18 PM
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Hey Tony,

Thanks for this.I am sort of new to this I've been flying 3D heli for awhile then went into Scale Heli and now Plane thanks to my Uncle in the U.K when I saw him he's got a garage full of planes and i took a shine to the Mustang.C.G is that easy to sort out I see HK have a stand that will help setup but i dont like the cost of it as there's not much to it.I've read some people use there fingers tips to Balance it.Any help would be appreciated as I cant get hold of my Uncle.Kind regards,

Laurence
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Old Nov 06, 2012, 05:43 PM
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My pleasure. I mark the recommended CG location on the bottom of the wing and then balance the model with finger tips. After the maiden, I'll make any CG adjustments by either repositioning the battery or adding larger battery verses adding weight. Fortunately, I've not had to select a smaller battery to achieve a good CG on any model. I look forward to reading about your maiden flight.

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Old Nov 06, 2012, 07:08 PM
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That's good to know tony as i am waiting on the rest of my Mustang V7 Petie to arrive at my P.O.Box dont know which bit i've got just going to wait till the other arrive.If i need any more advise I know where to come.

thank you again for your help.

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Old Nov 06, 2012, 08:37 PM
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FYI: Build Review

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Old Nov 14, 2012, 11:45 PM
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Hi Tony,

How are you. I just wanted to drop a line and see if you have been able to maiden your P-51? I know that you had a ESC and servo issue. That said should I be concerned with the stock ESC?

My red tails is about ready to fly her maiden this Sunday. If you have flow yours let me know how she flew.

By the way my takeoffs and landings are getter better. No broken propellers :-).

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Joe
Hey Joe,

I'll be flying at Apollo on Sunday and will be bringing my P-51. I discovered the ESC was bad on my bird. I installed a 80A ESC and replaced the bad inner gear door servo. Hope to see you at the field.

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Old Nov 15, 2012, 11:26 PM
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I flew mine twice this afternoon on 4S 3300 batteries and needed two clicks of down trim and three clicks of left rudder to counter a little torque. A 4S 3600mAh battery would be ideal for great CG. I'll try 4000mAh battery next since I prefer a slight nose heavy aircraft.

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Old Nov 18, 2012, 11:35 AM
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Hi Tony,

Can't make it today but please let me know how your p-51 performs. I'm assume no different or better than mine with a heavier battery.

You flying over thanksgiving weekend?

Thanks,
Joe
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 04:03 PM
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Hey Joe,

I flew the Mustang three times yesterday. Once on a 3300mAh battery and twice on a 4000 with no pitch trim changes. Fun airplane!

Right now, my Saturday is booked but we may make another trip to Apollo on Friday or Sunday. I'll keep an eye on the wind forecast and let you know after Thursday.

Have a great Thanksgiving!

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Old Nov 19, 2012, 08:56 PM
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Hi Tony,

Happy Thanksgiving too. I might be able to make those days this weekend.

Take care,
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 04:24 PM
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Hi Joe,

I have to agree with tony comments about Philip at PW-RC he will look after you and the service is great.I order my P-51 V7 Petie on 1st November and on the 2nd November it was in transit to New Zealand it arrived on the 6th November i paid $67.00 USD to ship it here.it arrived well packed as it had to be taken out of it orginal packing and place in two boxs due to the size restrictions out of HongKong to NZ.I am very impressed with this plane and cant wait to get her in the air.

I am interested in the RED Tails version too philip drop me an email and he has these on order and should be in by early December.

Hope all go's well with yours when you get it.

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Old Nov 26, 2012, 11:45 PM
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I Just ordered this plane blue version tonight... With free shipping from BH $210 total it seems to be a lot of plane for the buck. and a pleasure just to look at...I went back and fourth last couple of weeks on deciding on which mustang to buy. from HK and BH..I like this one best(especially new struts and sliding canopy very cool) and hope it performs as good as it looks...Can anyone tell me if CG in the manual is spot on... Right now i only have 2- 3000 4s and 2- 2450 4spacks...But i see you guys are using larger packs also...I also have an 1100mm FMS helcat which is built like a tank and a dynam p 51...
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Old Nov 28, 2012, 06:43 PM
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Anyone flying this on 5S yet?
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Old Nov 29, 2012, 07:55 AM
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this 51 looks sweet! looking into it!
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Old Nov 30, 2012, 04:46 PM
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Anyone flying this on 5S yet?
No....I'm happy with it's stock performance...just upgraded the ESC to 80A.

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Old Dec 19, 2012, 02:46 PM
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Phil's got stock again - 5 colors of P51 V7 are available now: http://www.pw-rc.com/advanced_search...ds=FMS+P-51+V7
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