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E-Flite J-3 Cub with Saito .30

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Old 02-13-2010, 02:37 PM
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I got this flying a few months ago. It has a remote glow starter and a remote filler where the fuel cap is on the full size plane. It required some hacking on the firewall, motormount and cowl to get the engine to fit.. It weighs 3.5lbs and flies great.The .30 isa perfect fit for it, plenty of power for aerobatics but won't quite hold a hover.

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That is sweet! Thought about putting some floats on that bad boy?
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Old 02-16-2010, 10:43 PM
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Thanks.    I want some and I would if they weren't $100.   $45 is about my buying price for the ready mades that bolt on.
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that is awesome,, who is the plane made by?? I wanted to do that with a little magnum 30 4c I had layin around.. but the cheap china cub I had flew like crap ..
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Old 02-26-2010, 05:05 PM
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well I am a dumb a#^ I just saw the E-FLITE J-3

anyone want to kick the dunce[:@]
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Default RE: E-Flite J-3 Cub with Saito .30

Invertedflyby: Nice conversion! I have the E-Flite Cub with the E-Flite 25 outrunner on it, but the Saito 30 sure would be real nice...I have one in the box just waiting. What beefing up of the fuse did you do due to vibrations? Thanks!
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ORIGINAL: racelikustolit3k

well I am a dumb a#^ I just saw the E-FLITE J-3

anyone want to kick the dunce[:@]
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i don't blame you,i have the same cub,still electric ,$ioo for floats is obscene ,do like i did use the blue foam for a mold and make your own out of glass ,realy so easy ,my flys great with a eflite 25,but i am buying a second one ,maybe try thr glow thing,tell me more on the remote start thing thanks john ripper103333@aol.com
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this is my e-flite j-3 cub with a os 30 4 stroke and recovered with cub yellow solatex
also put a few scale touches on it as well the struts are alu profile and dubro wheels
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