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Old Feb 01, 2012, 09:30 AM
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P-40 B; 50 size; Hangar 9


Finally a 'B' model!
http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...50-arf-HAN2595
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:55 AM
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can't wait to order it...and contact callie for some AVG decals
Old Feb 01, 2012, 10:59 AM
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That is gorgeous!

Looks like a Pearl Harbor defender (no shark's mouth for a change).
Old Feb 01, 2012, 12:49 PM
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Is this what your going for LI.?
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:14 PM
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Thank you for the pics Craig.
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:25 PM
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Is this what your going for LI.?
Shame on me for forgetting about the Hells Angels. Now that's an AVG scheme I like a lot.
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:26 PM
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Very cool plane. I'm new around here and getting into this hobby head first. I had a few questions for you veterans. Why would this not come with flaps? And how much 'assembly' is typically required on a kit like this? I am itching to try my hand at assembling a plane from plans and doing the work myself as I really enjoy things like that, but something like this might be a good middle ground?
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:30 PM
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If you are new to RC, I would strongly recommend you starting out with a foamy first. Cheaper and easier to fix.
Trust me I smashed a few balsa birds thinking I was ready.
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:46 PM
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Ok thanks for the fair warning Right now I have just been having a blast with my P-51 UM and PZ P-47. Love buildings stuff so its hard to not get ahead of myself as that part of it seems like it will be just as much fun. Any good warbird kits you could think of that would be a good stepping stone? Thank you for your help
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:48 PM
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PZ-P-47 is a great bird! Fly the wheels off of that thing and you'll be ready.
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:48 PM
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I wonder why they didnt do flaps, wouldnt be hard to do since there split flaps. Im doing split flaps on the older FMS P-40
Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:52 PM
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Ok thanks for the fair warning Right now I have just been having a blast with my P-51 UM and PZ P-47. Love buildings stuff so its hard to not get ahead of myself as that part of it seems like it will be just as much fun. Any good warbird kits you could think of that would be a good stepping stone? Thank you for your help
E-Flite T-34 comes to mind. Love mine, and it's a good intro to this size balsa bird. It will teach you the difference between balsa and foam. Doesn't do much for teaching ground handling, but will get you used to a bit larger plane.
EDIT: Use the P-47 to sharpen your tail dragger skill.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 01:54 PM
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I can see it on the Corsair as it would raise the cost quite a bit.
It would be nice if they where in there and you just had to cut them out.
At least put the servo hatch in there.
It's always something.
Old Feb 01, 2012, 02:08 PM
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Is this what your going for LI.?
TW...that's exactky what im going for.........and waited a long time for it..
Old Feb 01, 2012, 11:10 PM
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a bigger pic of that last one TW posted


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