Originally Posted by acekire
Hi,My name is Erik. I received my p-47 yesterday, She is soo big and beautiful
Do you fellow pilots have any god tips on tail wheel wire.
Hi Erik, you will love the way this plane flies. This is my first pull-pull tail wheel so I am no expert at all. I originally hooked it up with the hardware provided but on about the 10th flight one of my crimps slipped. If I had a good crimper, that method probably would have worked fine. But I ended up adding some of those little servo arm connectors and a piece of metal control rod to make it really easy to adjust the the tail wheel centering. This way I could just tie a knot in the wire on both ends and slide the control rod to make adjustments. I also added some scrap-wood guides to keep things from flopping around when the tail wheel is retracted.
I also added springs in-line with the wires but that was overkill and really not necessary. If you feel like tinkering, the springs have worked out well for me. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=642