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    that tidbit comes straight from the TCW manual. ...

    that tidbit comes straight from the TCW manual. I'm not an electrical expert, but I suspect having an independent power source with a steady voltage protects against the the inevitable voltage...
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    Cub Crafters uses a back up battery for the G3X. ...

    Cub Crafters uses a back up battery for the G3X. They use the specific one you noted: TCW Model IBBS-12v-3ah.

    Another reason for using it is convenience. It takes several minutes for the G3X to...
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    Garmin VIRB XE Audio connection

    Question: How does one get the radio audio to come through on the VIRB XE?

    I have the harness with the inline connections for the headphone jack in place but no radio audio comes through.

    I...
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    Thanks for the tip. Just downloaded it to the I...

    Thanks for the tip. Just downloaded it to the I pad to give me some reading material while traveling this week.
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    That post put a big exclamation mark on the end...

    That post put a big exclamation mark on the end of your excellent build blog. Excellent post. What an adventure you have had!
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    First flight was Monday. Awesome. Couple of...

    First flight was Monday. Awesome.

    Couple of squawks I need to sort out, otherwise all went very well.
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    Looking good! Congrats on successful flights.

    Looking good! Congrats on successful flights.
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    True. Cubcrafters uses some different...

    True. Cubcrafters uses some different techniques, one of which is to spray, not brush, the poly brush on the "fields" of the fabric. Of course it is brushed on to the tapes when the tapes are...
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    Officially Airworthy Put in eleven hours on...

    Officially Airworthy

    Put in eleven hours on the Cub July 4. As fireworks were going off late that night I texted the DAR and told him I was getting close to done. Tuesday July 5 at 0700 I read an...
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    Hey Jake The specs for pre setting the...

    Hey Jake

    The specs for pre setting the fasteners at the base of the struts was in the Finish Manual. Good to hear your windscreen is installed. That is my next project.

    Can's help with the...
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    Wings hung Wednesday, with help of a couple...

    Wings hung

    Wednesday, with help of a couple experienced builders, we hung the wings. Once we got started it took all of twenty minutes to get the ‘bullets’ in place.

    Saturday, with the help of...
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    Flaps / Ailerons The ends of the flaps and...

    Flaps / Ailerons

    The ends of the flaps and ailerons are covered with a section of aluminum tape. The tape usually found at home supply stores recommended by Cub Crafters is rather thin. Auto...
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    I am suffering from empty garage syndrome. The...

    I am suffering from empty garage syndrome.

    The Cub left the nest and landed at the hanger this week.
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    Stripes The "Chat Now" icon prevents one from...

    Stripes

    The "Chat Now" icon prevents one from inserting photos within the text of a post, as I have noted elsewhere, so I wont' be posting any more pictures on this thread. If one want to see the...
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    Door Fitment Fitting the door was a...

    Door Fitment

    Fitting the door was a pleasant surprise. Just a couple of swipes of the opening on the aft side and the locking mechanism worked perfectly holding the door in place snug with...
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    Coils Here are some thoughts on wiring the...

    Coils

    Here are some thoughts on wiring the four coils.

    Of course the four cables were marked before the boot cowl was installed; Left and Right, A and B, respectively. If not, good luck...
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    Cowl Reading the manual and viewing the video...

    Cowl

    Reading the manual and viewing the video more than once, I was expecting the cowl installation to be a time consuming difficult task. It turned out to be straight forward and was completed...
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    Interior panels The manual describes double...

    Interior panels

    The manual describes double sided tape to hold the interior panels in place. Removing the panels for servicing could be a problem. So we checked with Mitch and learned that...
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    Web Opps! My mistake: Molex, not Monel. ...

    Web

    Opps! My mistake: Molex, not Monel. Thanks for the correction

    Your point about the PTT simply grounding the connection is well taken, and would simplify wiring. So why did I use two...
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    Wiring, Throttle PTT We added a PTT switch to...

    Wiring, Throttle PTT

    We added a PTT switch to the throttle knob. (Ryan made a batch of the knobs a while back. We decided to use the Delrin knobs). Two strand shielded wire (Aircraft Spruce...
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    Good tip on the bearing grease packing tool! ...

    Good tip on the bearing grease packing tool!

    Chuck
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    Boot Cowl, Anti Chafe There was this piece of...

    Boot Cowl, Anti Chafe

    There was this piece of plastic, 12” x 3”, part number SC71010-001, described as “anti-chafe”. It was referenced in a drawing, but frankly its function did not jump out at...
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    Looks can be deceiving

    Looks can be deceiving
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    Control stick handle We ordered the optional...

    Control stick handle

    We ordered the optional padded control stick covers. They are inexpensive (by Cub Crafter’s standards) and come in pairs: not because you need two but because you will...
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    Good question

    Good question
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