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Scale Don Smith P-51 Mustang

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale Scratch and Kit Build Threads' started by stangflyer, Aug 27, 2018.

   
  1. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    Well you know what they say. Even old dogs can be taught new tricks. With the right scooby snack that is. Lol
     
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  2. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    So? What ya all think? Most appropriate for a big Stang huh?
     
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  3. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    That is just "ALL KINDS" of :cool: right there. And not to mention a "REAL" purpose built electric start system! :too-cool:. Not some aftermarket bolt on failure waiting to happen :cautious:.
     
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  4. Snoopy1

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    Man you just cannot go wrong with that. It going to tough building the plane and waiting to start that engine and fly the plane.
     
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  5. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    Very very sad news.

    (Letter received this evening from Gotz at Vogelsang Aero Scale)

    Hello Robert
    I am back in the office, at few hours at a time as my recovery from surgery permits.
    Daphne is incredibly sorry as she made an honest mistake when she was talking with you.
    I am afraid that we cannot order any Kolm engines at the moment and I can not tell whether this will change in the future, this is an announcement the manufacturer needs to make, it is not mine to make.
    I wish I had better news.
    I would have removed the motors from my site already but again, that would be “an announcement” and that is not mine to make, I need Kolm to make theirs first, out of respect.
    The one 4stroke choice you have is the Valach 120 inline.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR3gLbQrPjg
    Right now talking comes with it’s difficulties as I am still recovering from surgery.
    I hope to be in better shape later this week, should I call then? Or would you prefer to get the questions rolling per email right away? I am here to assist.
    Thank you and best regards,
    Dr. G
    Götz Vogelsang
    Vogelsang Aeroscale
    www.team-aeroscale.com
    919-533-6275
    Call between 9:30AM to 3:30PM EST

    Well, this just simply bites the big one. Not sure now what I am going to do. Maybe order from Kolm direct?
     
  6. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    :(:mad::confused::cool::eek::cryin::ugh::ugh!::frown::gnashing::very_angry::omg::frown_gif::thumbsdown:
     
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  7. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    That is how you power a warbird, not the single cylinder crap hanging out of the bottom of the cowling.
     
  8. HRRC Flyer

    HRRC Flyer GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Dang Buddy,

    That does bite the big one. . . . . .:frown::frown::frown::cryin:. Look on the bright side, you can still get the big red head inline twin for your Mustang and it will still be AWESOME ! ! ! ! ! . . . . :yesss:.
     
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  9. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    This is very true. But I have not tossed in the towel yet. I sent an email to Tony Clark Practical Scale and one direct to Kolm Engines. Surely one or the other will respond. If I have to pay a little more to get it here, well...then that is just what I will have to do. Besides, 5000x.19 is only.... another 950 bucks. UGH!!!!
     
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  10. Snoopy1

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    That sucks, but I belive you are doing the right thing . Either one will be able to help you.

    I have dealt with Tony he was good to deal with.
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2018 at 11:38 PM
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