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Old 02-26-2016, 07:21 AM   #11
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Old 02-26-2016, 07:40 AM   #12
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This is what I use on my 40% aircraft.
The music wire go's through a push rod ball joint.
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Old 02-26-2016, 07:42 AM   #13
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I've also been using the Sullivan setups for as long as I can remember. No shock back to the servo. But since I started flying 3D profile planes I have a free wheeling tail wheel. I've found that with 3D planes the rudder is big enough on its own. And having the CG further back helps on the ground. Just a blast of air from the prop and I can turn sharper than any steerable tail wheel can. I would imagine that on some planes the steerable tail wheel doesn't do very much, especially in the wind. Cheers Floyd
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Old 02-26-2016, 07:43 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by hitechflyer View Post
This is what I use on my 40% aircraft.
The music wire go's through a push rod ball joint.
That's a nice simple looking set-up which provides some cushion.

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