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#1 marauderdriver

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 04:12 PM

IMG_3702.jpgIMG_3703.jpgWhat- If......................It just rolls of the tongue......What -If.

While banging on the keyboard on April Fools Day, Trying to get LSP Kev  to reveal the next G/B

I had a serious Brain-Fart.  With an idea already in my head of a Demo Team build and looking around at

some kits that I've been trying to sell off, I saw something that started to brew in my limited capacity little mind.

I had told my wife in the past I was going to build her a plane and name it for her. I was planning to use my

Tamiya P-51 with the Blondie markings and paint her name on it, OK!. And the juices  kept bubbling and rolling.

Looking at the unsold pile is a Trumpy  F4U-1D Corsair...... :hmmm:  Everyone says it is a crap kit and I couldn't

give away :hmmm:  I thought a USAAF P-something   OD over gray :hmmm:.... OH and another kit I couldn't give away

Trumpy's  F6F-3 Hellcat....crap kit,  RIGHT GUY's?    USAAF  P- something else NMF  CheckerTails?  Name one of them

for my wife :innocent:     JUICES starting to BOIL................I don't know where the thought came from.....

UNLIMITED RENO RACER ........never built one ...... :hmmm:  which one ......Corsair's been done ..H-cat hasn't :hmmm:

Looking at the two I could see why.....Corsair...what mods?.... the only Corsair I'd seen in race livery that looked COOL

is the Super Corsair......Ok....now I don't have a 32nd scale  R-4360 laying around the house and the fuselage need to

be cutdown :hmmm:....... I'm not trying to convert this to a Super Corsair in my own markings...No I want something uniquely

mine. ....Cut down the fuselage and add a totally different canopy....still working on which one I want to use.......

Engine?    Here is where the Juices boiled -over .... No R-4360?   R-2800 in the kit .......Not enough power.....

MORE POWER (monkey sounds...thanks Tim) ......Hellcat ........R-2800.......Corsair......R-2800????????

The 4360 was basically 2 R-1830 put together???????   2x R-2800 = a Pratt & Whitney  R-5600 QUAD WASP! :redx: :evil_laugh:

I have and extra cowl if I need it, razor saw, sheet plastic, idea.......have to make a few drawings.....

Engineer a twist to the cylinder banks?  Super Corn-Cob???  Haven't touched anything on the kits except pulling the

engine tree from the H-cat kit.

I ask the wife her favorite color........PINK.............then she said Red.........& Black.....so Red& Black .....

I then told her what I have planned and to find a photo that I can have made into a decal......

 

   MIZZ RHONDA-KAY

That's my story and I'm sticking to it!!


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 04:15 PM

NICE!!!    Love the RENO racer ideeeer


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 04:49 PM

Actually The trum F6F-3 isn't that bad. IIRC the biggest issue  was the shape just behind the pit. It bulges more.....Harv :popcorn:


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 05:28 PM

Thanks Brian,  It really hurt when it happened, but now I'm ready.

 

 Jack

 

 

 

 Hey Harv,

   Well it is only the engine I'm stealing, so there's hope for it yet.  All I ever hear is the BASHING of these two kits and since I couldn't sell'em

I'll make use out of them, and maybe find a replacement engine in the future

 

 Thanks

Jack


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 05:34 PM

Jack..

I have gotten MY comfortable spot to watch you. ..

Good Luck...


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Res Non Verba .

La calma è la virtù dei forti !

Potius Mori quam foedari.


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 05:44 PM

Thanks MARU,

 

   I hope it's comfortable as this could take awhile

 

    I forgot   36 cylinders......EEEEEK! :doh:

 

   I'm looking forward to the challenge

 

    Hang on ......this could be a BUMPY RIDE :shrug:

 

  Jack


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 06:59 PM

Comrade Jack has our support, comrade Jack shoud remember that people's democratic stash is available to him, to help with his developing efforts. There are also many canopies , Fw, P-47, etc. all for grabs.

Also we have many spinners, that would look killer on Corsair :)

 

Trully yours

Gnrsm.


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 07:39 PM

Here is some inspiration Jack....

 

DPBOSC0641.jpg

 

superf4u.jpg

 

f2g-1_race94_04.jpg

 

Enjoy...


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 07:40 PM

Have fun with the exhaust buddy !..........Harv :popcorn:


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Posted 06 April 2015 - 11:07 PM

Holy Corncobs, Batman!


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Was mich nicht umbringt macht mich stärker


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Posted 07 April 2015 - 01:45 AM

SpeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeD! :)

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 05:12 AM

Comrade Jack has our support, comrade Jack shoud remember that people's democratic stash is available to him, to help with his developing efforts. There are also many canopies , Fw, P-47, etc. all for grabs.

Also we have many spinners, that would look killer on Corsair :)

 

Trully yours

Gnrsm.

Generalissimo,   It is good to know the PDS is available as I'm thinking a counter rotating propeller system would be needed to counter the 

                          extreme  torque from this massive power plant.  I believe that the power of 6000 horses should be easily obtained.

                           Also considering the vertical height of the fin and possible lengthening of the fuselage.  All points to ponder in the design

                           of the Worlds Fastest Propeller Driven Aircraft.

  Thank You Sir for making this possible

Comrade Jack

 

Here is some inspiration Jack....

 

DPBOSC0641.jpg

 

superf4u.jpg

 

f2g-1_race94_04.jpg

 

Enjoy...

Thank You Sir for the Eye Candy

 

   Jack

 

Have fun with the exhaust buddy !..........Harv :popcorn:

Thanks Harv,  Thinking of taking it to MIDAS  :rofl:  :rofl:  :rofl:  :rofl:

 

                        Ber-de   In-ta-rest-tink!!!

     Jack

 

Holy Corncobs, Batman!

That about says it ALL Ernie.


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Posted 07 April 2015 - 05:23 AM

SpeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeD! :)

 

Oil coolers to small, canopy definitely to big,  need more prop or two.

Generalissimo, we know how to build counter-rotating propellers. 

The decadent capitalist can not build one to last, that is why they depend

on a larger bladed one. We know that "Tip-Speed"  critical to efficiency

Think GEE-BEE with a gull wing  :hmmm:

Comrade Jack

PS  Did you observe that the left small landing gear door appears to be missing?


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Posted 07 April 2015 - 10:16 AM

Bent winged madness!

 

Love it.

 

Funny how as you change one aspect of a design it seems every other aspect needs to adjust with it.

More power,more weight and more torque= longer fuselage and bigger vertical tail.

 

You monster sounds wonderful :D


A day above ground is, in my opinion, a good day.  :D


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Posted 08 April 2015 - 03:45 AM

Thanks Dan,

 

   It's amazing how the RACE BUG has bitten this G/B.

 I never dreamed when I was bugging LSP Kevfor a What-if, that I would have come up with this.IMG_3705.jpgIMG_3706.jpgIMG_3707.jpgI had a whole other Idea a few days ago.

 

   Well, been trying to figure out how to make a R-5600?

  I think I'm off to a pretty good start and still working 

 on some details.  I think it's going to have Direct Fuel

Injection.

   May still have to go to MIDAS for the exhaust

pipes?  

  Here are some preliminary shots of  "Quad-Wasp"IMG_3704.jpg


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