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Old Sep 02, 2009, 12:20 AM
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Foam Warbird Conversions! formerly Bashing foam Warbirds.


I wanted to start this thread to display foam planes that have been bashed into a Warbird!

I'm also looking for suggestions for a good name for this thread!

I welcome all conversions, but they must be bashed from a foam plane, and this can be Parkzone, GWS, Multiplex, etc...
They can also represent any era Warbird from WWI to the present!

I will try to keep a gallery going on the first page of this thread, and also include links if there is/was a build thread!

I'll start with a few that I know of:

My PZ T-28 into a F8F build:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=918896

I hope Greenseaships doesn't mind me posting his Hellcat from a Pz T-28:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=180

alpea41's Pz Stryker into a SU34 Flanker:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48733
Video:
Corona Scale War Bird Fun Fly Suhhoi (2 min 51 sec)


spiteful54's Pz Sea Fury:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1108221

Douglas C's Mpx Cargo into a B-17:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=999003

I'm also converting the new Pz P-51 into a P-82b Twin Mustang:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1095175
Still under construction!

I just started to convert a Pz T-28 into a A-1 Skyraider:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1112153

newcomer's GWS A-10 into Luft46 attack bomber:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=770276&page=1

Cool links!

Callie Graphics, for decals:
www.callie-graphics.com

Parkflyerplastic:
Good source for bombs, rockets, canopy kits, etc..
http://www.parkflyerplastics.com/
P-51 canopy mod: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1084212

New products:
P-51b kit from Ken Williams at www.kamodels.com : https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1107047

x-port mod allows x-port use with regular receivers:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1105533

Moonbeam's P-51 Mustang Squadron Markings Reference Thread:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1112761

spitefuls motor mount- picture below, available by contacting:
spiteful54 by Pm or e-mail.

Let's see what you got!
Last edited by DogFly.; Jan 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM. Reason: add pics and links
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Old Sep 02, 2009, 12:38 AM
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Barrett,
I was hoping you would post here,
I was also going to discuss possible future mods, ie: Pz ME 109 Twin! or a P-51 b or c model conversion from the PZ P-51
Old Sep 02, 2009, 12:43 AM
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I already called dibs on converting my PZ 109 into a Hispano HA-1112 'fake' 109 over in the PZ 109 thread.
Old Sep 02, 2009, 12:49 AM
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I already called dibs on converting my PZ 109 into a Hispano HA-1112 'fake' 109 over in the PZ 109 thread.
I'm looking forward to this new one, should make some fun conversions, they made a Twin jet version based on the ME 262!
Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:01 AM
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I'm one of the guys who did a Multiplex Cargo/ B-17 conversion. I'm not at home right now (where all the pics are ), but here's a teaser pic.

(hint- mine is the smaller one )

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Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:05 AM
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Nice Barrett,
Do you have a build thread on that?
Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:07 AM
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Ki-61 Tony from GWS Formosa 1


I did this mod on a veteran Formosa that had some damage behind the canopy. Almost all of the wing and tail have had some sort of massaging to get it to look like a Ki-61. The colors are airbrushed in a 1945 Burma scheme (took ages to get the weird camo just right!).
AUW 21oz, 230W Heads Up RC outrunner and 1550 Rhino 3s.

It's not quite the lightweight pattern ship it started out to be......but boy does it draw attention!

hehe

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Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:15 AM
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Nice, Wrench! Hadn't thought of that.

BTW- Don't forget the videos...

New Parkzone Hellcat (4 min 9 sec)


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Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:23 AM
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Wrench, Nice Tony, that's another cool conversion!

I remember a thread a while back by a guy named Barmonkey, I think, anyway the conversion was a E-flite Sea Fury into a Tempest, I'll try and dig that one up.
Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:23 AM
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Dog- No build thread, but here's the 'OFFICIAL' RCGroups video of Sentimental Journey in action, including the bomb drops!

Will post pics of the conversion tomorrow.

Radio Control B-17 Sentimental Journey (2 min 39 sec)


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Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:28 AM
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And another thread

t-228 baby


https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...5#post10304175
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Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:36 AM
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Hi Dave,
I know I built it, but I figured this being a Warbird thread and all, I decided not to post it as it never was actually made.
Besides, there's no CAMO and no GUNS or BOMBS!
But I will leave it on here as an example of the crazy concept planes we can make!
Old Sep 02, 2009, 01:40 AM
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That's one of the best looking hobby shop storefronts I've seen. It's almost...sucking me in...

Dog- Just don't forget to keep your P-82 thread alive

Barrett

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Hi Dave,
I know I built it, but I figured this being a Warbird thread and all, I decided not to post it as it never was actually made.
Besides, there's no CAMO and no GUNS or BOMBS!
But I will leave it on here as an example of the crazy concept planes we can make!
T-28 is a military plane, and therefore a warbird. The T-228 is a modification of the T-28. Therefore, it belongs in the bashing thread
Old Sep 02, 2009, 02:11 AM
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That's one of the best looking hobby shop storefronts I've seen. It's almost...sucking me in...

Dog- Just don't forget to keep your P-82 thread alive

Barrett



T-28 is a military plane, and therefore a warbird. The T-228 is a modification of the T-28. Therefore, it belongs in the bashing thread
Thanks barrett for the compliment on my storefront if you are ever in socal come on up and see us.

http://daveshobbycentral.com/
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