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08-13-2012, 12:49 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

I'm glad this tread is still active and helping...

I'm glad this tread is still active and helping guys get their BOTs together. Mine is still flying and continues to catch some great thermals....

Thanks for the compliments!

SunDevilPilot
07-03-2012, 03:40 PM
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Views: 7,820
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I believe what you are looking for is at the Cub...

I believe what you are looking for is at the Cub Den

The "Make a Continental Engine" is under the J3/L4 related tab.

http://www.thecubden.org/cubmenu/cubmain.html
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03-16-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 125,288
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I'm glad to see this thread is still helping...

I'm glad to see this thread is still helping people build their Bird of Times. They really are a great flying plane. It will bring a lot of attention at the field. Something pure about the plane....
02-25-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
01-28-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

My Thunderbolt has seen a lot of action and...

My Thunderbolt has seen a lot of action and continued to fly as good as it ever did. Here are a few photos of my plane at the 2012 Arizona Electric Festival held this weekend. Photos taken by my...
12-10-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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....
10-25-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Small update... Added some E-Flite 90 Degree...

Small update...

Added some E-Flite 90 Degree 60-120 Electric Retracts.... Tired of the stock wobbly mechanical retracts.

I needed to fill and drill two of the mounting holes in the wings and...
10-09-2011, 12:57 AM
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Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
08-27-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Here is a video of my Thunderbolt made by a...

Here is a video of my Thunderbolt made by a fellow club member, Tom.

http://vimeo.com/25978647

SunDevilPilot
08-23-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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...
Forum: Arizona
06-29-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,859
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Due to the summer heat a lot of people leave...

Due to the summer heat a lot of people leave prior to lunch. The gate is locked, unlocked by the first guy there locked by the last one leaving. If you go there early in the morning, 0900 hours,...
Forum: Arizona
06-29-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,859
Posted By SunDevilPilot

The best thing to do is come out to the airfield...

The best thing to do is come out to the airfield and ask to see one of the officers. The members are really friendly and will point you in the right direction. I fly on Mondays so you could ask for...
04-15-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Got some more photos of my Thunderbolt so here...

Got some more photos of my Thunderbolt so here they are.

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Beginners
03-11-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,767
Posted By SunDevilPilot

The low number is correct because you were able...

The low number is correct because you were able to arm your ESC. Castle Creations requires a 0 throttle position to arm. When at 100 percent throttle the red light on the ESC should come on. If...
03-03-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 50,866
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...
01-31-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 125,288
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Looks really good! SunDevilPilot

Looks really good!

SunDevilPilot
11-19-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I like the faux motor Glacier Girl. May have to...

I like the faux motor Glacier Girl. May have to try it!

Here is another photo of my Thunderbolt I got from a friend, Jerry, today.

Full Flap Landing.......

SunDevilPilot
11-02-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

Got a photo of my Thunderbolt in flight so I...

Got a photo of my Thunderbolt in flight so I thought I would post it. So...Here it is.

SunDevilPilot
10-12-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,814
Posted By SunDevilPilot

I downloaded the Data from the speed control to...

I downloaded the Data from the speed control to check the performance parameters of the power system. Everything looks to be in good order. The data logger is a great feature of the Castle...
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