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Old Jul 01, 2012, 11:08 PM
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1/4 scale cub landing gear

I have a 1/4 scale landing gear for a 1/4 scale sig J-3 piper Cub. It uses rubber bands for springs. paid $150. asking $75.00. what is pictured is what we have
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Old Jul 01, 2012, 11:20 PM
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Can you list the width where it attaches to the fuse. You say this is homemade but it cost you $150, could you explain please.

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Old Jul 02, 2012, 09:53 AM
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chuck bought this from an add he saw in a magazine. He can't remember from who. I posted it as home made to show it was not a Robart kit.
The front bracket measures 7 1/8 wide, the rear is 6 5/16 wide.
measured 6 1/4 front to back. We sold the 1/4 scale air plane kit but not the gear
it is bolted together with cap screws and lock nuts
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land ing gear

sorry i got the measurements backwards the front bracket is 6 3/8 wide
rear is 7 1/16 wide, mount screw holes 5 1/8 apart
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Thanks for the info. Not going to work for my application. Rear is too wide for me. Sorry.

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Old Jul 02, 2012, 10:47 AM
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the rear bracket is flat metal could be easy to rework for your application. the mount holes are 5 1/8 on center but could be drilled any where across bracket

thanks for looking butch
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The gear is sweet. I just wish it was cheaper.
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I linked your ad to another thread, hope you don't mind.

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Old Jul 03, 2012, 10:18 AM
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It looks like the Bill Wallace gear...........Bill was building 3 or 4 sizes of cub gear and was always back logged with orders. His gear was very high quality. Since his passing, the tooling and equipment for building the gear was sold and the new owners immediately upped the price of the gear to about $150 shipped.
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