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Old Sep 20, 2007, 06:39 PM
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Are you forgetting the audience you're addressing? I'm sure one of these maniacs can figure out a way to launch that foam spinner . .
I have this style 2 piece foam spinners on a number of other aeroplane as well as the GWS-40. They do not come of even when the aeroplane crashes.

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Old Sep 20, 2007, 06:59 PM
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I have this style 2 piece foam spinners on a number of other aeroplane as well as the GWS-40. They do not come of even when the aeroplane crashes.

Ken
I'm sure it works fine...I was just making a joke.
Old Sep 21, 2007, 11:11 AM
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I'm sure it works fine...I was just making a joke.
For a minute there, I thought that I was an Imbecile....
Old Sep 23, 2007, 06:52 AM
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i was painting my p40 today....

i like the this plane.

as i was painting i noticed the cowl was just starting to warp from the sun

i really like these awsome planes that GWS are making but losing a cowl or canopy can make a plane look bad

in the next kit can we have a pilot and better cowls and canopy's please
Old Sep 23, 2007, 07:34 AM
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Mark,

I've discussed this issue with boss on using better material for them. He has stated the idea of "Pilot" on his plans.

Chen
Old Sep 23, 2007, 02:27 PM
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i was painting my p40 today....

i like the this plane.

as i was painting i noticed the cowl was just starting to warp from the sun

i really like these awsome planes that GWS are making but losing a cowl or canopy can make a plane look bad

in the next kit can we have a pilot and better cowls and canopy's please
There are many of us who don't want to wait for the next kit with this warping plastic cowl and canopy issue. We want new parts for the P-40's we already have. It's just not acceptable to me to have to put up with this rinky dink plastic issue when there are a number of better plastics available that could be used. I'm hoping GWS will not let us down on this since it has been an issue on other GWS kits long before the P-40 arrived! In particular, the TM400. I've warped two of those cowlings the same way... one without even running the motor. The new improved kits should have fixed this problem before being released.
Old Sep 23, 2007, 02:30 PM
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Mark,

I've discussed this issue with boss on using better material for them. He has stated the idea of "Pilot" on his plans.

Chen
Chen, thanks for re-raising the issue with Mr. Lin. But what's his position on getting us better plastic cowls and canopies for the P-40? Surely he doesn't find the current ones to be acceptable as is!
Old Sep 23, 2007, 10:22 PM
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Mark,

I've discussed this issue with boss on using better material for them. He has stated the idea of "Pilot" on his plans.

Chen

cheers mate and a pilot...sweet.
Old Sep 24, 2007, 01:06 AM
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I may have missed it, but has anyone found decent sized rotatong retracts to work with this plane yet?

Thanks,
Brad
Old Sep 25, 2007, 11:39 PM
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hers my lastest Gws plane.....the p40

the build on this kit is great...some easy!!!!!!!!

i went to town on this bird as it is a fav. it has weathering all over it and come up great

will post some air pics after this weekend when she is maidened.

Mr Lin keep them coming mate,i love planes
Old Sep 26, 2007, 04:03 AM
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Mark,

Great job on the P40. Can't wait for the video!

Neil
Old Sep 26, 2007, 06:38 AM
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Looks the biz Mark.What spinner are you using ?
Old Sep 26, 2007, 07:06 AM
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cheers guys.....im not 100% sure on the spinner,but will check when i get home and pm you.
Old Sep 26, 2007, 05:56 PM
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Not sure if this was posted or not, but here is a spare cowl and canopy for $10 plus shipping. Kind of spendy.

http://store.caliberhobby.com/gwaeo028-fas1.html

Wish they sold cowls for the 190.

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Old Sep 26, 2007, 09:28 PM
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Wayne,

Part number of cowl of GWS FW-190 is "GWAPS108".

Chen


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