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Old Jul 25, 2002, 12:01 PM
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What colour of monokote covering for a Piper Cub.

My local Hobby Shop has 2 yellow of monokote coverings. I'm not sure which one to use. The person at the shop gave me the deeper yellow saying it was "cub yellow" but since they sold me the wrong size mounting bolts for my engine I have lost faith that they know what they are talking about.

From pictures I have seen most cubs are a lighter yellow colour. Does anyone know the monokote part # that would be correct for a cub....or does anyone have any advice on the choice between a lighter brighter yellow as compared to a darker deeper yellow?

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Graeme
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Old Jul 26, 2002, 10:23 PM
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Use whatever looks good to you. Monokote has labels on their rolls of covering; whatever you bought should be labeled Cub Yellow. The darker yellow is more scale, but there are plenty of colors that look good on a Cub.
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Old Jul 27, 2002, 12:29 PM
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The darker yellow is the Cub Yellow.

White also makes a very neat Cub, check this out...
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Old Jul 31, 2002, 12:40 AM
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Yellow

Here is a pic of a good lookin' yello cub..........
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Old Aug 01, 2002, 03:49 PM
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Wow, those are some great Cubs...what scale are those and which kits?

I hope my turns out that good.

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Old Aug 01, 2002, 08:15 PM
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The darker (school bus) yellow is the more accurate choice.
But I would encourage you to go wild and use another color
(unless you are going to compete in a scale contest).
How about a Orange cub, or green.....
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Old Aug 02, 2002, 04:58 AM
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Scale???

I have no idea what scale the yellow cub is cause it is not mine!!



Lets hope THIS dosn't happen to you..............
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Old Aug 02, 2002, 05:25 AM
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Know how he feels
But honestly, I think the color is a little off.
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Old Aug 02, 2002, 08:01 AM
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The white one isn't mine either...but my congrats to the owner. I happened on the pic somewhere on the net and just had to save it... !

IMO...beautiful plane.
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Old Aug 03, 2002, 12:05 AM
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Why not go crazy, G.............
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Old Aug 06, 2002, 04:45 PM
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Nice scheme

That is a fine lookin colour scheme!!!
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