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Old 01-13-2018, 05:12 AM   #1
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Default Giant Scale Top Flight Corsair... so it begins

So I am going to start a build thread. I debated to jut build and post pics later but what the heck. This one will take a while so hopefully you have a long attention span.

Picked this up last night from a guy in the next town over from me. Got the kit, the Robart Retracts, and the cockpit kit to really go scale on this one. When it is all done it will be an 86.5" wingspan monster.

I haven't decided on the power plant yet. considering a 3 cylinder gas radial but may go e power, just not sure yet. Whatever I decide that is a long way off so for now I will just be focused on the airframe.

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That's a lot of lumber!
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Nice one ....

Watching with interest...

In terms of long running build saga - my CG Lancaster comes to mind !

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Looks like who ever cut it out used the whole forest.
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I think 85" span is eligible for Joe Nall! Are you planning on going with retracts?

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Yes on the retracts. I got the Robarts to go along with it.

Got a start on it last night. Going by the book and starting with the tail. Does it look like a corsair yet?


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