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Posted by jaksno | Oct 15, 2011 @ 12:54 AM | 3,060 Views

This link goes to a post with a pic of the aileron with cut for differential, and also shows cable install in brief.
Posted by jaksno | Oct 15, 2011 @ 12:47 AM | 2,792 Views

This links to a post with a drawing of the aileron cross section that when installed with hinging of your choice at the top or near top surface of the wing, allows for mechanical differential between up aileron area exposed to slipstream and down aileron area exposed to slipstream.
Posted by jaksno | Feb 21, 2011 @ 03:11 AM | 2,940 Views

This is a link to my brushless conversion using the stock mount, modified, how I measured and determined the thickness of an 'adaptor' to get the prop shaft to stick out the cowl just right, etc. (Some photos are fuzzy because I didn't understand the camera directions at the time.)

Posted by jaksno | Jun 22, 2010 @ 07:08 PM | 3,216 Views
A pond is closer than a nice take off area, I don't have really big, squishy air filled ($50??) Bush Tires, just 2.75" foamies, the driveway IS doable for ROG, but it's SUMMER!!

Thus I am a 3 session veteran of Floatplane flying, thanks to the HZ SuperCub option.

The stock prop that comes with the floats, a 10 x 8, is ok and does the job. I like ASC props, as I think they are more efficient, and definitely look cooler, which is MOST important.

I have an ASC 10 x 7 e-slo-flier, and it seems to do a very nice job of high thrust for take off, and very low throttle for just flying around looking scale, all using the stock LiPo RTF set up.

My last session went from glassy to blown out (I was expecting scale whitecaps!), but the low center of gravity/pendulm effect of the floats, plus the ample thrust of the slo-flier prop gave me some nice, almost hovering approaches. They look so cool, but you usually know you are flying on the edge when doing so.

So I'm hoping we, someone, will start a thread just on 'floated' SCs; maybe this blog will help?

BTW, my pro'pho/avatar is showing me trim sawing a couple reinforcements I drilled at an angle and epoxied through a rear gear float bracket that broke off when I hit the 'beach' fairly hard on a TO overrun - powering to the last second and beyond, right, with a prop I had tried to straighten that anyone SHOULD have known was NG due to the odd sound it made - another 'never do again' to add to the long list in this hobby!

I'll put the same pics I posted earlier on the forum here. I hope to do a video one of these days - maybe you guys have some!

Keep 'em flyin' P.S. I just saw some float threads at the bottom of the page! Gonna' go check 'em out!