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Posted by Ldm | Nov 30, 2020 @ 06:36 AM | 16,069 Views
Well its been a long long journey and so many people have contributed to this model with information, private Pms and just friendly RCG support.
The late John Martin was always there in the thread just saying hello, providing support and as always great advice, God Rest His Soul !
To recap.
A buddy mine Paladen ( Joe ) allowed me to buy this model from him at a great deal !
He was flying it with a G62 and some major nose weight, every typical of the short nose WW2 birds, FW190, Zero ect.
‘Knowing I was planning to fly this on epower I knew I had a long journey to conversion and due to the models size, I also asked on RCG if I should even consider the bash.
The comments were a resounding yes, so I took on the project.
Simple recap
First the demolition.
Remove the airtanks, gas engine box, original servos in the tail, non -functioning retracts, and center support stock ply wood.
Removed all the 2/25 rods, replaced with 4/40 steel rods.

Repairs /bash -wings
First the cowl was patched with Fliteskin-, +an epoxy mix , sanded and repainted.
Rebuilt the wheel well, added RC Skyite struts, Williams brother wheels and gear door legs.
Fiberglassed the retract supports and base, scratch built the retract doors with clearance for a grass field.
Added 4-40 Steel pushrods + HD balllinks to all the servos.
Moved the flap servos ahead /on the CG with 4/40 rods and HD ball links, scratch built a new servo box are for both flap servos.
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Posted by Ldm | Aug 31, 2012 @ 04:47 AM | 32,690 Views
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Posted by Ldm | Aug 28, 2012 @ 09:21 PM | 32,490 Views
Been side tracked with summer fun but my progress on the LX P40 is coming along!!

My interior is almost done , a few tweeks on the canopy closing and I am set
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