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    03-15-2019, 12:03 PM
    Rob replied to a thread Supercub Thrust Line in Modifications
    Hi dave, Yes, it pulls itself around a turn that would usually have you 'nursing' it. I know you can relate to that feeling. Oliver Doug, ...
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    03-13-2019, 11:58 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    I seem to recall it something about being tippy, but I never could quite understand what he was getting at. I do agree that if you lose a strut or...
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    03-13-2019, 10:32 AM
    Rob replied to a thread Supercub Thrust Line in Modifications
    Have put off doing this forever… Mostly because I’ve had this cub a fair amount of time and it’s always worked just fine…. or at least that’s what we...
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    03-13-2019, 09:13 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    Hi agpilot Dave, Ya ya…. I finally got around to the nose job. I figure after 20 pages of testimonials from individuals far more qualified than...
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    03-13-2019, 03:08 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    Correct, but it does give a 6" gear wider stance, and almost twice the height increase as 3"... both good things for my ops.
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    03-13-2019, 01:13 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    Dave and Mike, Thx. I guess that would be a ‘toe stubbing’ type injury. Dave, Thx for pointing out yet another thing we do backwards down...
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    03-13-2019, 12:59 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    Hi Steve, Not sure if that was directed to anyone in particular, but I’ll bite. Although I’ll acknowledge up front that to a better cub guy,...
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    03-10-2019, 11:00 PM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    At the risk of derailment, Dave, I'd be interested to hear more about the aft tube bow. Is this a side load bow? I've never seen an aft tube...
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    03-10-2019, 11:24 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    On the angle note. This combination should yield a better attitude for slow lading and take off. But my experience with respect to take off has been...
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    03-10-2019, 11:04 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    For comparison, here's another shot. The legend, also on long gear, is on 26" BW's. As you can see, the over all height difference is far more...
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    03-10-2019, 10:58 AM
    Rob replied to a thread 35’s on 6” gear? in Modifications
    This cub has been on 6" gear for 20 years, and the last 6 of it on 35's. Vis over the nose and tail weight are pretty far down on the list of...
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    02-27-2019, 08:09 PM
    :oops:
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    02-27-2019, 05:19 PM
    It'd be interesting to compare the enhanced lift of the larger tail surfaces to what you gained on the longer wing with bigger flaps, slats and all...
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    02-27-2019, 10:32 AM
    Agreed, and I'll add that this is because you are flying a wing that is disproportionately modified when compared to it's tail, and expecting it to...
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    02-27-2019, 10:27 AM
    A pretty common error in this thread and others is to equate an aircrafts angle relationship with the earth as it's angle of attack. Using a digital...
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    02-18-2019, 09:23 AM
    Rob replied to a thread Seat cushions wtb in Parts and Pieces
    did you find your cushions? and do you need front, rear, bottoms or back, or all of it?
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