Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register! Guests are limited to posting in the "General Questions (Guest Posting Allowed)" section only. Becoming a member is fast, easy and FREE!


Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Cox Engine of The Month
August-2018
Mark Boesen's

"RR-TOO, Leo's handy work"



PAST WINNERS
Speed Contest 2018
CEF Traveling Engine

Win This Engine!
The Traveling Prop
Gallery


World of Aviation

Thimble drome supercub 150

Go down

Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Higis on Mon May 28, 2018 11:39 am

I found a estate treasure
I bought a Thimble drome supercub 150 in new old stock off the shelf cond
Never flown or set up accessory bag has not even been open
Packaging is 9 of 10 in condition. Still has fuel can but is half gone due to 50 years of leaching or evaporation I guess
Any input or idea on what it is worth would be great
Beautiful piece of history
I also would think the fuel is bad and likely can’t be sold or shipped with it if sold. (So empty it and include it with the kit?)
Any input would be helpful
Higis
avatar
Higis
New Member
New Member

Posts : 4
Join date : 2018-05-27

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Marleysky on Mon May 28, 2018 1:33 pm

Skylanes has a price guide shows between $75 - $175.  I don’t think these have been updated recently.

http://webpages.charter.net/skylane42/price.html

One of his blogs he indicated Charter may eleminate the availability of these pages, so if you like them, save a copy for your self.

You can sell the model and include the fuel, as long as it is less than one (1) gallon. The buyer just will pay for the additional weight. The ones I’ve purchased the sellers put the full fuel cans inside a sealed “zip-lock” bag and put the zip lock inside another plastic bag sealed with clear box sealing tape to protect against leaks. The quarts of fuel I’ve purchased from Sig came sealed in a plastic bag inside a cardboard carton, shipped safely and secure. I Love This Forum!
avatar
Marleysky
Diamond Member
Diamond Member

I Support My Forum

Posts : 1775
Join date : 2014-09-28
Age : 65
Location : Grand Rapids, MI

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Higis on Mon May 28, 2018 5:07 pm

Thanks for the info
I thought I would include it as it came with the kit and makes it more of a complete item as if it had just purchased
I can’t imagine it is any good anymore (50 + years old) and again it is half gone but I know for sure the plane has never been fueled
Probably evaporated or leached out you think?
avatar
Higis
New Member
New Member

Posts : 4
Join date : 2018-05-27

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Mudhen on Mon May 28, 2018 5:48 pm

Cox made two different Super Cub 150’s
The first had a Babe Bee .049, the second a 190-4, (later a 290,) product engine.
If NIB and in very good condition, you may expect $150.00 - $200.00.
I would drain the remaining fuel and flush out the fuel can before shipping.
It sounds like you have a fine model. Hopefully it will sell well.
avatar
Mudhen
Gold Member
Gold Member

Posts : 388
Join date : 2011-09-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Mark Boesen on Mon May 28, 2018 10:16 pm

i've always liked to go to ebay and do and advanced search for the sold item in question, that way you get a better feel for what the item is actually bringing. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&LH_Sold=1&_udlo=&_udhi=&_samilow=&_samihi=&_sadis=15&_stpos=61115&_sop=13&_ipg=25&LH_Complete=1&_fosrp=1&_nkw=cox+super+cub&rt=nc&_dmd=2
avatar
Mark Boesen
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 3593
Join date : 2011-09-01
Age : 60
Location : Rockford, Il

View user profile http://groups.yahoo.com/group/049Collectors/

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Higis on Mon May 28, 2018 10:57 pm

Appears to have the 049 I knew of when I was a kid
Were the 049 the earliest supercub 150s? If so about when were they made
Whole unit is in excellent cond including packaging
good graphics vibrant colors minor corner damage also a cut in front clear cellophane (probably when they were being unpacked originally looks like boxcutter slipped)
I am sending px for reference to the motor size and any other comments











avatar
Higis
New Member
New Member

Posts : 4
Join date : 2018-05-27

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Higis on Tue May 29, 2018 12:32 am

Sorry about the triplicate px
Not sure how to get them off
avatar
Higis
New Member
New Member

Posts : 4
Join date : 2018-05-27

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Mark Boesen on Tue May 29, 2018 11:21 pm

The Super Cub 105 intro'd in '57, your version came out in '61, engine is now upright and called a 150. In '63 Cox added plastic fairings to landing gear.
avatar
Mark Boesen
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 3593
Join date : 2011-09-01
Age : 60
Location : Rockford, Il

View user profile http://groups.yahoo.com/group/049Collectors/

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  ticomareado on Wed May 30, 2018 7:12 pm

I was always of a mind that this model should have been engineered for a Pee Wee .020 with cylinder to the side, even if it might have required same extra dead nose weight.
avatar
ticomareado
Gold Member
Gold Member

Posts : 181
Join date : 2013-10-03
Location : NC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Mark Boesen on Wed May 30, 2018 11:45 pm

it probably could of, maybe a little underpowered, but Cox kinda dummied up the Cub with a smallish prop to keep speeds down.
avatar
Mark Boesen
Top Poster
Top Poster

Posts : 3593
Join date : 2011-09-01
Age : 60
Location : Rockford, Il

View user profile http://groups.yahoo.com/group/049Collectors/

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  ticomareado on Thu May 31, 2018 5:50 am

Any more underpowered than a Ryan ST-20?
avatar
ticomareado
Gold Member
Gold Member

Posts : 181
Join date : 2013-10-03
Location : NC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Thimble drome supercub 150

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum