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Old 07-29-2014, 03:30 AM
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Question Minor crash Super Cub S (Hobby Zone)

OK I "Cracked the Cowl" BUT :

How do I get the prop spinner off ?

Need to remove prop and then remove Cowl and Glue from the inside, think I will rough up then try JB Quick Weld.

I have pulled just about flipped the Spinner inside out, the manual says to replace motor remove spinner, remove prop remove cowl etc, But HOW??

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Old 07-29-2014, 03:59 PM
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Peel back the 'wings' around the prop and unscrew. That's it. Some are glued. OK to use force.
Small strips of well placed packing or strapping tape will work better and be WAY faster than JB Weld.

Check the shaft for being bent, motor mounts, firewall, etc.
Yes, the motor IS supposed to be pointing to the left and down slightly. You didn't do that.
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:21 PM
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Thanks will try this afternoon

Check the shaft for being bent, motor mounts, firewall, etc.
Yes, the motor IS supposed to be pointing to the left and down slightly. You didn't do that.[/QUOTE]
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Old 07-29-2014, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by flydiver View Post
Peel back the 'wings' around the prop and unscrew. That's it. Some are glued. OK to use force.
Small strips of well placed packing or strapping tape will work better and be WAY faster than JB Weld.

Check the shaft for being bent, motor mounts, firewall, etc.
Yes, the motor IS supposed to be pointing to the left and down slightly. You didn't do that.
down and to the left as you face the nose of the plane? rite? (Just wanting to know for myself, as if you were sitting in the cockpit i thought it was down and to the right, so if you were in front of the plane it would be down and to the left.)
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Old 07-29-2014, 07:56 PM
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Down and to the right, from the 'pilots' point of view.
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Old 07-29-2014, 08:11 PM
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Thanks (Obviously i'm new )
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Old 07-30-2014, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Theplumber View Post
Thanks (Obviously i'm new )

ok
i asked the "original question" Never thought of it till now

When you said its "OK to use Force" Right or left handed thread looking from the front of plane ?

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Old 07-30-2014, 03:23 AM
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Default Thanks guys Everything under control

Many thanks to everyone almost done with repairs and starting new Paint
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:20 PM
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Be easy with the paint, especially the back. Guys that do a total paint job are often surprised to find out they screwed up the center of gravity and now need more repairs after the post-fix flight.
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Old 07-31-2014, 02:38 AM
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Originally Posted by flydiver View Post
Be easy with the paint, especially the back. Guys that do a total paint job are often surprised to find out they screwed up the center of gravity and now need more repairs after the post-fix flight.
(y) Thanks Was going yo paint before crash,(crash was very minor) just 2 small cracks in the cowl

But now I will be sure yo check "cg" after Painting

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Old 02-08-2015, 02:27 AM
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Tip:

masking tape inside cowl, to enforce the strength.

some can make their own cowl out of a recycle bottle and a mold of the cowl.

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Old 02-09-2015, 06:29 PM
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The lp is the same way it took me forever to learn how to get the spinner off.
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:23 PM
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Agree the spinner once off, stayed off. if not back on right, for me it wobbled. or am I thinking of the champ.
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Old 03-23-2015, 05:45 AM
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I haven't had that problem
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