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Old Jun 11, 2012, 11:52 PM
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Tundra tires for Super Cub LP


I have recently bought a Super Cub LP and I love it, but whenever I attempt to land it on the grass at my field the landing gear catch and it flips. There is never any damage , but I would like to be able to land and take off of grass. So, what size, type, and brand of tire should I get. Any responses are much appreciated.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 03:13 PM
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Just bigger and not too heavy, any brand that your LHS might have. Check to see if you are bending your wire main gear to the back, put it back (bend it) where it belongs and that will help too.
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Old Jun 12, 2012, 09:31 PM
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OK, thanks for the advice and I did notice that my landing gear were bent back some. I plan to fly it this weekend with my new tires.
Old Jun 14, 2012, 11:42 AM
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find some Funcub wheels...
Old Jun 14, 2012, 12:15 PM
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Big enough ? Thats a APC 12x6 prop,With 4 inches of ground clearance. Here they are for sale....total weight (for the 2) is 1.2. ozs...And they fit the Super Cubs stock landing gear wire w/o any mod. >>> http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXZWM1&P=Z
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Old Jun 14, 2012, 09:47 PM
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I feel your pain. I need giant 18" mud bogging tires to land in my field.
Old Jun 14, 2012, 11:01 PM
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Big enough ? Thats a APC 12x6 prop,With 4 inches of ground clearance. Here they are for sale....total weight (for the 2) is 1.2. ozs...And they fit the Super Cubs stock landing gear wire w/o any mod. >>> http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXZWM1&P=Z
Wow... well, those may be the tires I am looking for!
Old Jun 15, 2012, 11:31 AM
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What I did was buy some larger wheels from the lhs and then took the stock front tires and put on in the back. Man lands and taxi's so well in the grass.
Old Jun 16, 2012, 05:21 PM
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How about the real deal?

http://www.stevensaero.com/Trexler-B...p-1-c-360.html
Old Jun 17, 2012, 12:28 AM
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I like the trexler tires, but I am not sure what size to get
Old Jun 17, 2012, 05:17 PM
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I've found on landings that even if you flare like a pro, you can't nail them all and sometimes just enough of a dip will nose it over.

A good practice is to completely cut throttle once you're flaring, it'll keep the prop from spinning just in case if it DOES nose over.


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