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Old 02-10-2020, 12:59 PM
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Looks like someone has a new winter build!
Old 02-10-2020, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by russhd1954 View Post
I may be looking for the impossible. Decided to resurrect my Goldberg Anniversary Cub (my first plane) In need of windshield & side windows. Appreciate any help before I go to plan B.
They say you can still get them. Goldberg Anniversary Piper Cub 40 Kit Parts Listing
Old 02-10-2020, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by SU29 View Post
Hello Cub Brotherhood...

I just picked up another 1/4 scale cub at a swap meet after several years without my Sig Cub. I'm needing some help identifying the maker of this cub if possible so I could use your help. See the attached photos and let me know your thoughts.

I didn't post wing photos however I thought the wing attachment might be enough to ID it. It has 104" span.

Thanks a bunch
Jeff


I'm puzzled with the lower window door. Many years back I remember a cub out with that type of wing plug in but now tieh a door on it
Old 02-12-2020, 03:14 AM
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Cub Man, do you remember the manufacturer? I'm not sure if the window was a mod to the kit as well as the wing mounting...

Thanks
Old 02-16-2020, 04:57 AM
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Not sure but it might be Model-Tech.
Old 02-16-2020, 07:25 PM
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Thanks Cubcrasher. I will try to search them out and see what I can find.
Old 02-17-2020, 06:39 AM
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Got word back from the guy that had it, his was a 1/3 scale world models

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Cub Man, do you remember the manufacturer? I'm not sure if the window was a mod to the kit as well as the wing mounting...

Thanks
Old 02-17-2020, 11:39 AM
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Cub Man,

thanks I will check them out.
Old 02-19-2020, 03:57 AM
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I have a couple of Cub projects going and need a bit of advice/help with both of them....

The first is a Great Planes Cub 60 that was given to me, partially built. I've managed to come up with parts for most things but still need a front windscreen. So far, anyplace that has advertised them has always found that they no longer have them in stock...

I was wondering if any of you happen to have one lying around in your junk drawer. Or even a clean used one from a crashed plane that you're otherwise going to junk.Front canopy/windshield TH p/n GPMQ2336 Great Planes p/n CANPY068


Secondly, I'm starting a 1/5 Scale Sig Anniversary Cub but want to bash it into an L-4. Has anyone seen any threads on something like that??? I'm concerned about getting the greenhouse structure strong enough for day-to-day flying.

Thanks for any info that you can provide....

Bob
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A bit late from the first post of 2011, But I have a couple of cubs, an old wood and silk 2 channel diesel American green version now electric powered the other also
American army one but yellow and grey with a Saito .45 in it.


ps in red below I get a message that my browser storage is full,,,
Old 03-04-2020, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by N1EDM View Post
I have a couple of Cub projects going and need a bit of advice/help with both of them....

The first is a Great Planes Cub 60 that was given to me, partially built. I've managed to come up with parts for most things but still need a front windscreen. So far, anyplace that has advertised them has always found that they no longer have them in stock...

I was wondering if any of you happen to have one lying around in your junk drawer. Or even a clean used one from a crashed plane that you're otherwise going to junk.Front canopy/windshield TH p/n GPMQ2336 Great Planes p/n CANPY068


Secondly, I'm starting a 1/5 Scale Sig Anniversary Cub but want to bash it into an L-4. Has anyone seen any threads on something like that??? I'm concerned about getting the greenhouse structure strong enough for day-to-day flying.

Thanks for any info that you can provide....

Bob
send me an email to cubmanky@yahoo.com asking for the L4 conversion pdf
Old 03-08-2020, 12:03 PM
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Fiberglass Specialties has Goldberg Cub windshield. A little pricey but well worth it for me. Part # CG-1C.
Old 03-08-2020, 12:14 PM
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Russhd1954, Thanks for that tip. It might be worth the cost for my GP windshield. It could possibly be cobbled to fit.

Bob
Old 03-08-2020, 07:45 PM
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I recently did an l-4 from a sig 1/4 scale kit.

both sig 1/4 scale modified kits, j-3 has 420 flights, l-4 has 15 flights. both have opening doors from cub den ideas. l-4 is 1.5 lbs heavier

windows are 3/16 brass strips soldered together to cover music wire frame. stuck on with silicone

wings are built like the original plan but with both removeable from center section

this is the basic idea, music wire supports the center section to allow the wings to plug into the fusalage.
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Impressive!
Old 03-09-2020, 03:19 AM
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Bryanmiick, those are gorgeous planes. Mind if I steal some of your ideas??? :-) :-)

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Old 03-11-2020, 06:21 AM
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Originally Posted by rafeeki View Post
without any question OS GEMINI 160.
That is really nice, but I'm done with glow.
Originally Posted by acdii View Post
It's the new, improved version of the FG-36. The FG-40 should be pretty much the same performance wise.
I'm wondering about the weight, and if it's overkill size wise. Would the 30cc version be too small?
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I would think the DLE 35RA would be a good choice, with much less cost, even if you fly it with floats. Let me know what you think. I am also trying to decide which engine to use on a Sig 1/4 scale cub that my dad built about 25 years ago, and never finished (about 75% done), and he passed away in June, 2008. I plan on using floats at some point.
Although I really want that 4S sound, the DLE 35RA is a really good engine. I have one sitting in my Ultra Stick waiting for flying season. Have you made a decision for your Cub?
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I have the FG-30 ( the one with the bubble problem ) in a 2m10 Stuka and in that it's perfect, I also have a 'few' 2 stroke gassers, you MUST put a proper silencing canister on them, or you will become deaf in 10 minutes if you haven't already been shot down by an F-15, hunters with a 12 bore or clubbed to death by the club members,,
Old 03-13-2020, 06:46 PM
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Bob feel free to copy me. the cabin top ribs got sandwiched between aircraft ply and lite ply

the formers will get removed after the fuselage is together. this shows the wires sandwiched between plywood


this shows a piece of brass tube with washers soldered on both sides between the ribs to space the rear of t3he cabin top. this tube will get a piece of all thread with blind nuts on the outside to clamp the rear of the cabin together when the wings are pulling on it.

the cabin front structure. the side wires will get sandwiched to top ribs like the rest of the wires, then they will get fitted inside wood framing.

rear cabin framing, wires are epoxied and soldered in place. aluminum diagonal tube is cosmetic and will get glued in before windows are installed

this shows the all thread and reversed blind nut that provides the rear wing support, I am using 2 wing bolts on each side and the struts to hold the wings on.
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both my J-3 and L-4 are powered by os gt 22 engines, fly great, loops roles and inverted flight, not a lot of vertical but enough to do hamerheads
Old 03-15-2020, 11:37 AM
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Bryan, nice work, well done!!! How/what did you use for the fairing on your landing gear?

Jeff
Old 03-15-2020, 04:36 PM
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the j-3 uses the stock Sig landing gear that is soldered together and then filled in with balsa and fiber glassed

landing gear before filling with balsa and fiber glass. gear has 425 flights and probably 6 - 10 touch and goes on each flight. I have had to re solder the lower cross brace on each side once. the first side broke around flight 125, the second side broke at flight 420.

gear is painted with rc car paint. (Duratrax bright yellow) I.m using gas but very fuel proof, also did cowl with same paint, rest of plane is Sig dope


Hangar 9 gear before painting and re covering, came off a wreck so I had to re align everything, I'm still working out the springs or o rings on the suspension, it has had 1 side or the other collapse on 3 different landings. It's a new plane so I still haven't got all the bugs out yet.
, the L-4 uses a hangar 9 articulated gear, the sides are covered with iron on ultracote. i might consider the balsa and fiberglass on them the next time as the covering did not want to stick well to the metal. I don't remember if I used anything to get it to stick or just fought it. once I got one side of each piece on the second side stuck to the covering ok. be careful when heat shrinking it or you can burn a hole in the covering
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I see I'm not the only one with a half built Corsair hanging around!
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I see I'm not the only one with a half built Corsair hanging around!
A lot of that going around I guess. In my defense I traded for it in that condition.
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that corsair is only about 3 years old, just needs finishing. It should be in the air this spring. My last one took 25 years to build then crashed on the second flight.

Royal kit, crashed on 2nd flight, I think some of the wood inside may have gotten brittle from being 1/2 built for 25 years. first landing was a little bouncy due to having to hold up elevator to keep it from falling out of the sky. 2nd take off was great until I went to turn. then it became scrap wood. oh well I got my moneys worth out of the build.

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