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02-25-2012, 03:13 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Some recently acquired photos of my Cub. At this...

Some recently acquired photos of my Cub. At this point I am on my second set of tires and have countless flights on the plane.

SunDevilPilot
12-10-2011, 11:01 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

No problem... The springs will make up the...

No problem... The springs will make up the difference in the hole width.

SunDevilPilot
12-10-2011, 04:13 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Your setup looks really good... To answer your...

Your setup looks really good... To answer your question.. The width of the servo arm and the width of the rudder are the same. I can't recall the measurement but I matched the rudder horn to the...
12-07-2011, 12:58 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

You are right, 2-56 on the 1/5th Scale...

You are right, 2-56 on the 1/5th Scale Cub........... 4-40 on the 1/4 Scale Cub.

SunDevilPilot
12-07-2011, 12:54 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I just looped the cable through the Dubro 4-40...

I just looped the cable through the Dubro 4-40 cable connector at the servo side and added a crimp to keep it from slipping..

Now that being said.... I am building a 1/4 Scale Cub (Electric) and...
12-07-2011, 12:35 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I believe what you are trying to show is exactly...

I believe what you are trying to show is exactly how I have mine setup. I ran two cables to each end of the servo for a total of four wires going to the tail. One set wire from each side to the...
12-02-2011, 02:30 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

No need to fill it in. I covered them one side...

No need to fill it in. I covered them one side at a time. The covering does't stick too well to the metal so you have to be careful / patient with the first side. After the second side is on it...
12-02-2011, 01:45 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

There has been absolutely no issue with the...

There has been absolutely no issue with the cables not being perfectly straight. The system has been absolutely perfect. This was the second plane I arranged with a pull-pull tailwheel and it is...
11-05-2011, 07:20 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I used a 2-56 Pull-Pull setup. The 4-40 just...

I used a 2-56 Pull-Pull setup. The 4-40 just seemed like overkill.

SunDevilPilot
10-30-2011, 02:14 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I believe the one I used was a dubro brand horn. ...

I believe the one I used was a dubro brand horn. It is basically a threaded rod going through some plastic plates, secured with nuts on each side. Simple but has worked out perfectly since day one....
10-09-2011, 12:57 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

On this model there is just two holes, one for...

On this model there is just two holes, one for each side. On my 1/4 scale that I am still building there will be four, two for each side of rudder and two for each side of the tailwheel.

I got...
09-21-2011, 03:33 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I have the one from the kit on my Cub and it has...

I have the one from the kit on my Cub and it has functioned perfect since day one. Countless landing, takeoff, and touch and go cycles.

SunDevilPilot
08-23-2011, 12:53 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Good find! Would have saved about 4 hours of my...

Good find! Would have saved about 4 hours of my life with that! Then again, I learned a thing or two building mine from scratch.

SunDevilPilot
08-21-2011, 06:15 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I was looking around on You Tube and found a...

I was looking around on You Tube and found a great example of the Sig 1/5th Scale Cub in Flight... Makes you want floats! I just don't have much of a lake here in the desert.

Here is the link:
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08-16-2011, 01:46 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I shrunk it down a little bit to make it 1/5th...

I shrunk it down a little bit to make it 1/5th scale. Here are some photos I found of the build process. I made all the spacers (Circles) using a jig on my disc sander. I just cut some squares...
03-03-2011, 01:49 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Glad you found the thread! Feel free to contact...

Glad you found the thread! Feel free to contact me if you need any additional help with your project. Make sure you post some pictures here when you get it done, or bring it to our field and fly...
06-30-2010, 02:19 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I just open the door and slide the battery into...

I just open the door and slide the battery into the fuselage. the 5S5000 Mah fits just fine on the floor of the cockpit under the stock location for the fuel tank.

SunDevilPilot
06-26-2010, 01:07 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Still worth every penny! SunDevilPilot

Still worth every penny!

SunDevilPilot
05-26-2010, 04:11 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

How about this..... A little in flight video...

How about this.....

A little in flight video taken from the top of the wing of my cub. I made a duplicate hatch with a camera mount. When I want the camera I just change the hatch, simple as two...
05-23-2010, 04:15 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Made one last modification... Like many...

Made one last modification...

Like many people I always want more power. So... I changed out the motor to get a little more pull. I went from the Hacker A50-12S to the A50-14S. I wanted to...
06-16-2009, 04:43 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I went to the LHS seeking a 14X8 but they did not...

I went to the LHS seeking a 14X8 but they did not have one. Ended up with a 14X8.5. I am happy with the prop performance and the motor seems to like it. Painted it black with white tips so it's a...
06-16-2009, 12:58 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Went out and flew the cub with the new motor. It...

Went out and flew the cub with the new motor. It flew just the way I was hoping. I gained quite a bit of authority with the Cub giving me a better sense of safety. With the E-Flight Power 46 motor...
06-14-2009, 05:28 PM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

In preparation to the flying on Monday I decided...

In preparation to the flying on Monday I decided to put the Watt meter on the plane and check the current setup. Here are the results:

Hacker A50-12S Running on a Castle Creations Phoenix 80, a...
06-14-2009, 04:12 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Some more in flight photos..... Something to...

Some more in flight photos.....

Something to look forward to on this thread.... I am installing a Sony Webbie HD video camera on the plane to get in flight video!

Will be making the mount on an...
06-14-2009, 02:45 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Installation of the new motor, a Hacker A50-12S,...

Installation of the new motor, a Hacker A50-12S, took quite a bit of effort. I was dead set on leaving the cowl alone and not cutting into it to fit a larger propeller adapter inherent to the Hacker...
06-09-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 178
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Update: Upgrade to be added soon. I have...

Update:

Upgrade to be added soon. I have about 25 flights on the cub and am really enjoying it. However, there has been a nagging desire in my brain to get more power. The plane flies fine on...
04-14-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 57,431
Posted By SunDevilPilot

There seems to be no issue with cooling. I...

There seems to be no issue with cooling. I decided on an electric conversion a little late in the game so the cooling mechanism is a little different than yours. The Motor and ESC come back just...
04-14-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 57,431
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Took some photos at the field of the Cub. ...

Took some photos at the field of the Cub. Enjoying every flight. Even did some formation flying.

SunDevilPilot
03-31-2009, 12:37 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

Got the plane all finished and took it to the...

Got the plane all finished and took it to the field today for some flights. I managed to get two good flights in until the wind really got nasty. I am extremely happy with the plane now and all the...
03-25-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 57,431
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Contacted Castle Creations and learned the...

Contacted Castle Creations and learned the replacement Phoenix 80 should ship tomorrow. In preparation I made one additional bracket to slightly modify my original design. The first setup had the...
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