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Old Feb 11, 2013, 04:02 AM
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Thanks for all the kind words - I haven't posted much on RCGs so it's great to get such positive feedback. I definitely would sell her. Just did a range check yesterday with my flying buddy as I wanted to ensure there was no radio interference from all the aluminum. There are no problems with range. She's just at 5 lbs 8oz AUW with a 4S battery. Some weight, but she should be okay. All tail control rods are hidden linkages and I spent some time on the rivet detail. Rebuilt the .50s on her too. Split the canopy and put it on sliding rails as well.

Regarding the windshield - the FMS design is problematic. I did round off the bottom edge to get rid of the abrupt 90 degree point - I was totally frustrated by that as well!
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:31 AM
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My F6C-3 Curtiss Hawk at 32 inch span. All balsa construction built from my own plans in 2001.
Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:33 AM
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Don Srull's F4F at 32 inches also all balsa and built in 2000.
Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:35 AM
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My Zero (GWS)
Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:38 AM
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Pat, Nice!
I especially like the Hawk.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:52 AM
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lovely! two types of wheels on the hawk? red and wire. the wire are sharp looking. nice job.
Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:21 AM
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The wire wheels are fragile and I put the red ones of for landing on dirt.
Old Feb 11, 2013, 01:29 PM
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I also favor that Hawk. Very nice!
Old Feb 11, 2013, 01:31 PM
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Fantastic Hawk, Pat!

I remember as a kid, years ago back in the 70's, I had built the 1/72nd scale Monogram Curtiss P-6E Hawk, Boeing F4B-4, and another wonderful Bipe fighter from the thirties that I can't remember the designation, but it had a radial engine...good times

What's the power set-up? And how does she fly?

Again, great job,
John
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:23 PM
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Gws p38


This is one of the last kit that was at the market, pure luck to get my hands on.

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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:31 PM
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Very nice P-38, and welcome to the thread !
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:51 PM
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My F6C-3 Curtiss Hawk at 32 inch span. All balsa construction built from my own plans in 2001.
Well done!
Old Feb 12, 2013, 12:21 AM
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A lovely Curtiss P-6E Hawk being designed and built here. It will be available soon.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1785950

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Old Feb 12, 2013, 09:05 AM
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Another GWS P-38
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Another GWS P-38
Beautiful 38!!

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