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Old 04-15-2019, 06:41 AM
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I just bought one of these this past weekend, but it is missing the wing tube and struts. I see the post about the wing tube specs, does anyone have a set of struts or ideas on how to get some?

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Phil
Old 09-08-2019, 10:19 PM
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Phil,

Sorry, for the super late reply. I haven't been on this thread in a long time. I don't think too many folks follow this thread anymore.

To answer your question, I think it's going to be difficult, if not impossible, to find the struts. You could check Horizon Hobby for parts from the Hangar 9 1/4-scale Cub but last time I looked it was "slim pickin's" on those parts still available. Only other options that I can think of are to find some from someone's crashed plane (probably not too likely either - you could look forever). Probably the best option is to try to custom build some of your own. I can provide pictures and measurements if you decide to go that route...

Good luck in your search,

Eric
Old 09-12-2019, 09:42 AM
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The Hangar 9 SuperCub windscreen fits. The wing tube also fits, and the landing gear is very close. The H9 cowl also fits. I have the DP Clipped wing with a Valley View RC 40 cc twin for power and she flies really well. With the clipped wings, I cannot verify if the wing struts fit, but I think they are very very close. Good luck!
Old 09-18-2019, 01:27 PM
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Phil,

I just ran across the Phoenix 1/4-scale PA-18 Super Cub Model. They offer several parts including a wing strut set. Price is pretty high at $57.99. I have no idea whether they will actually fit or not. The wing span for the DPM is 105.5, if think, the Phoenix model is listed at 107".

https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=PMMA1695&P=Z
Old 09-19-2019, 05:43 AM
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I think the Hangar 9 will be closer to what you want. The Han 9 J-3 Cub also has the exact same struts as the SuperCub. Keep looking.
Old 09-21-2019, 07:52 AM
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BTW; the J-3 struts are 30 1/2 inches in length from tip to bottom of threads
Old 09-11-2020, 07:45 PM
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Anyone have a copy of the manual either PDF or hard copy? I came across a vintage DPM super cub today and of course it was missing..
Old 09-30-2020, 03:10 AM
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Default Replacement landing gear struts, no springs!!

Well after frustratingly searching for replacement springs for the original strut design I opted to buy a Robart replacement that uses o-rings. The struts fit like a glove and has plenty of resistance, Im very pleased. Just need to paint now.


Original struts with substandard springs


New Robart replacement with O-rings.

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