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Nov 02, 2017, 08:20 AM
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P-51D Fake Fest Build Sign Up

This build is CLOSED as of May 1st 2018

Ok, here's the sign up thread/build thread for the P-51D Mustang Fake Fest build. Obviously this one is a little different in that it's a new group of players on the mfg end with me Matin and Joe making them this year. This is a re-boot of our old Slope Scale P-51D that has been unavailable for about 20 years. The original was carved by Dutchydawg and was a very popular plane back in it's day. The new version while similar is all new. I added wing fillets, a vertical stab, the fuse is slightly wider, the exhaust stacks are molded into the new separate hatch, a more detailed scoop, in addition canopy lines, rudder lines and spinner lines have been added to the fuse.

As usual we are supplying short kits consisting of a fuse, hatch, belly pan wing cores and plans. The plan is to also supply a preshaped hardwood leading edge with the strake (either as one piece or two) The cost for the kits is not finalized yet but will probably be similar to previous builds ($150 to $200 plus the leading edge cost) We still have some engineering to do on the leading edge and cores to try and make the pre-shaped leading edges work correctly. So DON"T send any money yet. I am not shipping Kits. Matin will taking care of kits that need shipped and he posted the details here,

I will add the details as we finalize them (cost, build days etc). More than likely the first build/delivery day will be mid January (13th?)

PM me or post if you want a kit.

Kit cost with cores and leading edges = $215, add $10 if you want a heavy layup
fuse, belly pan and hatch only = $150, add $10 if you want a heavy layup

Send paypal "GIFT or send to friend or whatever it's called" to

When ordering please include your real name, your RC groups handle and EXACTLY what you want (fuse only, short kit AND include what kind of layup you want (light, standard or heavy)
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Nov 02, 2017, 08:20 AM
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Nov 02, 2017, 08:21 AM
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Sign up list (green is paid).

The build is CLOSED, thanks everyone that participated

2) Surfimp
3) Matin (3 fuses)
4) Joe C
5) Greg H
6) Dan C
7) Carlski
9) Slope P
10) Dawson
11) soardude101 (John Yee)
12) Rubio
13) Jack Cooper (2 fuses)
14) Ed Blodgett
15) Brokengranite
16) Droydx (Andy)
17) slopeboulder
18) Steve Willcox, GlasairIII
19) TomFlyer
20) Zenmaniac
21) slopepilot
22) Greg Beshouri
23) Vx99
24) toro
25) DucPilot
26) TDboy (2KITS)
27) mdennis
28) slopeaddict
29) grrttmyers
30) tom leach
31) Adventrider
32) Schwemmer
33) delperena
35) Rixzle
36) rmacneil (Dick)
37) TyFlies
38) Mike Slean
40) mike frandsen
41) jcarstan
42) modified3u (2 kits)
43) Slipperhead
44) ek123
45) jolly01
46) slopes (2 fuses)
47) shipwreck5
48) macinr
49) mzilla6
50) fitzbill
51) ColtstingerF18
52) Bxski
53) NavionFlyr
54) prplgoat
55) fearfactorfred (2 fuses)
56) FlyingMonkey5000
Last edited by TFLG; May 12, 2018 at 03:45 PM.
Nov 02, 2017, 08:26 AM
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I’ll take one.
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Nov 02, 2017, 08:53 AM
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Yes sir I am in for one! Not done a P51 for a long time!

Nov 02, 2017, 09:29 AM
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Please add me to the list.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by dawsonh
Please add me to the list.

Who wants to do a Tuskegee Airmen redtail scheme with me? It could be awesome!

Nov 02, 2017, 10:42 AM
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I'm in.
I should be able to get it done.

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Nov 02, 2017, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by joemach1
Well I don’t know who usually gets the first fuse with cherry juice on it but it’s in the mold and curing. I used fast hardener and won’t do that again! It was faster than the pace I like so back to slow which is med in my opinion.
This fuse has curves all the way around so it will be plenty strong .
I get the first fuse so I can bang out a plane real quick and make sure there are no issues with it. So the first one does not need to be all that pretty, cherry juice stains are ok!
Nov 02, 2017, 12:01 PM
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Sounds good Brian but what you see is what you get on this fuse. Pm me your addy and I will send it out with a canopy and you will have it sat.
Nov 02, 2017, 12:33 PM
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Brian, can you Add Ed Blodgett to the list?

Nov 02, 2017, 02:32 PM
Hold my beer and watch this
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Im in!
Nov 02, 2017, 02:54 PM
Fun ain't cheap!
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Ya, Brian, count me in!

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Nov 02, 2017, 03:44 PM
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#1 is out !

Better than I thought for the first one!
There is a few ar as that need more focus but all in all really happy with the end result.
I think you guys will be thrilled for a PSS fuse.

I will put it in the scale later.

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