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Old Sep 01, 2012, 03:22 PM
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Congrats on the Maiden SkylineFlyer. You did a supurb job with the construction of your kit. I read through the thread completly today, I sort of lost track of this thread and forgot that I posted on it early in the build. WInter is just around the corner, I'd like to finish mine. So far I only have the wings framed up.

By the way, I THINK the Carl Goldberg Aniversery J-3 Cub kit and the Great Planes kit is the same kit but the Goldberg kit is cheaper from Tower.

Thanks for coming back and revisiting the thread.
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Old Sep 02, 2012, 12:07 AM
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Well done! congratulations nothing beats flying a plane that you have built yourself Mine is coming up seven years old and i still love flying it
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Old Sep 02, 2012, 03:26 PM
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Well done! congratulations nothing beats flying a plane that you have built yourself Mine is coming up seven years old and i still love flying it
Thanks!

7 yrs?!?! Wow thats impressive! This one is definitely built stronger than any ARF I've owned. I hope it last as long as yours.
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 02:23 AM
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Kits and scratch built planes are certainly a lot stronger than ARF's,
I lost signal with mine a couple of years ago and had to watch it circling until it hit the ground, the resulting cartwheel would have destroyed an ARF
The Cub just needed some minor wingtip repairs
I think i have already posted some pics on this thread but here is another
What will you build next ? a warbird perhaps
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Old Sep 03, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Kits and scratch built planes are certainly a lot stronger than ARF's,
I lost signal with mine a couple of years ago and had to watch it circling until it hit the ground, the resulting cartwheel would have destroyed an ARF
The Cub just needed some minor wingtip repairs
I think i have already posted some pics on this thread but here is another
What will you build next ? a warbird perhaps
Thanks for the pic. Your allowed to post as many pics in here as you like!

Actually it was a toss up between the TopFlite T34 and a Trittle Cub.
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I've got 14 flights on this now. Absolutely love it! However I felt like I was missing something. Scale landing gear. I was very hesitant to order the E-Flite 25e SuperCub landing gear because no one would give me any dimensions. After some thought, I took the gamble and ordered a set. For $23 bucks, I thought I couldn't lose. Well, you know what? They "look" perfect. Not sure until I actually bolt them on. But just eyeing it, it looks like they will work. Provided I anchor them down well!
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 02:19 AM
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They look fantastic! my next cub, which will be a GP 60 size with clipped wings, will use the robart scale landing gear
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 03:24 AM
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You have your lower struts with the bungee's mounted upside down. : )
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 03:44 AM
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By the way, I THINK the Carl Goldberg Aniversery J-3 Cub kit and the Great Planes kit is the same kit but the Goldberg kit is cheaper from Tower.
Wrong!! Two Totally different kits by two different mfg's. They are engineered and built completely different, not to mention the GP kit is a whole lot more scale than the Goldberg kit. The Goldberg kit is a fun scale kit and the GP kit is a standoff (10ft) scale kit. Two totally different airframes that have nothing in common other than being a Cub. I have built them both and they both build extremely easy.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 06:33 AM
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I've got 14 flights on this now. Absolutely love it! However I felt like I was missing something. Scale landing gear. I was very hesitant to order the E-Flite 25e SuperCub landing gear because no one would give me any dimensions. After some thought, I took the gamble and ordered a set. For $23 bucks, I thought I couldn't lose. Well, you know what? They "look" perfect. Not sure until I actually bolt them on. But just eyeing it, it looks like they will work. Provided I anchor them down well!
Really a good adiction to the model. Any Yellow paint?

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Old Sep 18, 2012, 06:54 AM
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...E-Flite 25e SuperCub landing gear...
They appear to be just the right size.

What material are they made from and what do they weigh?
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 07:29 AM
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You have your lower struts with the bungee's mounted upside down. : )
Thanks, lol.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 07:30 AM
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Really a good adiction to the model. Any Yellow paint?

Josť Luis
Oh yeah, definitely going to paint them.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 07:32 AM
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They appear to be just the right size.

What material are they made from and what do they weigh?
Made of steel. Pretty robust. I'll weigh them tonight.
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Old Sep 18, 2012, 07:33 AM
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They look fantastic! my next cub, which will be a GP 60 size with clipped wings, will use the robart scale landing gear
Thanks Rupert!
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