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Old Aug 24, 2010, 09:36 PM
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i have a set of the sapac struts on my f-20 they are very nice but cost half the price of this kit. the alum structs that come with the kit are not the proplem ,there is a short piece of wire that connect the two ,there soft .but better to bend them than tear the gear mounts out ,it was a easy fix.i hav'nt flown yet so i fixed it before i had a proplem.
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Old Aug 24, 2010, 10:13 PM
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Jon Ive seen your landings and they looked nice and smoothe to me,I dont see how you bent yours.
Yeah, if you read it in the review, I was equally surprised to see them bend. I'll be the first to admit it when I blow a landing but this one is SO easy to bring in all soft-like ... thus the surprise when it happened.
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Old Aug 24, 2010, 11:04 PM
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Jon do you have any pics of a F-86 pilot in color?And cockpit pics?I can not find any good ones at all.You seem to have some nice pics maybe you or Roger might be able to help.

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Old Aug 24, 2010, 11:10 PM
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I'll look through some books and see what I can find for you Keith
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Old Aug 24, 2010, 11:14 PM
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Thanks Jon I would greatly appreciate it.I would like to get started painting my Boomer pilot.I finished weathering my fuse and I have figured out where to put the seat to make it look right but some pics would be great.
Old Aug 25, 2010, 12:29 AM
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Jon do you have any pics of a F-86 pilot in color?And cockpit pics?I can not find any good ones at all.You seem to have some nice pics maybe you or Roger might be able to help.

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Will these help?
Old Aug 25, 2010, 12:52 AM
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Those will work THANK YOUBruce I found a schematic of the seat so Ill scratch build it and cut the one that is in the Kit out and move the pilot up a little.The seat in the kit has been killing me
Old Aug 25, 2010, 12:57 AM
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I hear ya! I'm about to cut the stock seatback off and move it forward, where its supposed to be!LOL
First I'm fixing my steering like A/S has his.
Old Aug 25, 2010, 01:04 AM
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I found a blueprint type of drawing of the seat Im going to construct from sheet styrene,stock and Balsa if you would like to see it Ill email it to you.The seat is what makes our pilots look funny in this kit.
Old Aug 25, 2010, 01:10 AM
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Here is the website www.ejectionsite.com/f86seat.htm
Old Aug 25, 2010, 03:11 AM
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Nice, thanks for the link!
I'm no scale master like you guys so I'm just going to move the foam piece forward, shave it thinner and add a couple items in the back for effect.
Got my A/S steering setup working right, of course the servo immediately stripped its gears somehow??!!
R & R'd with HS-55.
Covered over the cheaterhole inside w/ taped up thin cardstock, looks pretty clean in there and the wheel clears too, we'll see how it flys tomorrow after work!
Old Aug 25, 2010, 07:51 AM
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Hopefully nothing will get hot on you Jon since you covered the cheater.Im curious of the the results please let me know how it gos.

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Old Aug 25, 2010, 10:13 AM
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fly like an EAGLE ;)
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esc should stay cooler as the airflow going over it should increase.im willing to bet youll pick up top end and cruise speed. the inlet is plenty big enough for a 70. im not real sure why they felt they had to go that route.
Old Aug 25, 2010, 12:24 PM
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Bruce can you post a pic of what you did .im ready to fly but i got retract issues going to have to barrow some parts fron other planes to madien
Old Aug 25, 2010, 04:38 PM
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Where can I buy the 3 MM motorshaft to replace the stock retract struts?


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