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Old 02-01-2010, 03:51 PM
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Heres some pics of my friend's cub on tundras. They are the 4" Dubro big wheels. My cub is on 4.5" big wheels. We let all the air out but the tire still remains stiff due to its thickness. This makes for great rough-field take-offs and landings. Short approaches to 3-point landings are possible on some pretty hairy terrain. Rollout is usually about 5 feet if you get her slow enough.
The tail wheel is a Great Planes 1 1/4".













Old 02-01-2010, 03:52 PM
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Heres the video of my J-3 on 4.5" tundras.
The wind was blowing pretty hard and gusting to around 25 at times. The Cub was a little difficult to handle, with it being a giant weather vane and all!
Overshot the landing strip and rolled it down the embankment at the end. No harm done
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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqNXvenaFdA[/youtube]
Old 02-01-2010, 06:29 PM
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That's a very scale looking Cub!
 I like the barn door ailerons - my Carl Goldberg cub has these horrible strip ailerons.
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very nice piper cub i got the hobbico piper j3 cub what is your set up on the motor
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Its the E-flight power 46 and Phoenix 60 esc. Battery is a 4 cell 4200mah and a CC bec
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how big is that cub i think it maybe too much for my cub
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Congratulations with a very nice setup - impressive.
What camera (or system) are you using?

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What is the make of your friens cub? Is it HAnger 9? Looks great. I am also looking for the larger tundra wheel look
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