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  • wireweinie's Avatar
    Today, 05:12 PM
    wireweinie replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    Another thing to consider with electric vs gas; When you take off with a full load of gas/kerosene you get lighter as you use fuel. A depleted...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • aflyer's Avatar
    Today, 05:08 PM
    Thanks for your replys. The bubbles are tiny, maybe .010 across or less. I can feel them if I run my hand over them. Maybe I will try thinning it...
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Colorguns's Avatar
    Today, 05:04 PM
    Colorguns replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    How did Lindbergh make it over the ocean? How much fuel did he have to carry to do it? Was there other options in the plane that allowed him to get...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • cubdrvr's Avatar
    Today, 05:01 PM
    All that said I am very pleased with the finish on my Cub. There are certainly nicer cubs with better paint jobs but I am happy with mine. Most folks...
    113 replies | 4789 view(s)
  • ak49flyer's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    That would more commonly result in a series of fisheyes where the paint “pulled back” and uncovered contamination, not what i would typically call...
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • bubb2's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    Any recommendations on the long term storage of an un-installed O-360? Can't run an uninstalled engine so the Lycoming SB isn't alot of help. I did...
    0 replies | 25 view(s)
  • wireweinie's Avatar
    Today, 04:32 PM
    wireweinie replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    Gasp!?!? LOL. Right now it's pretty much a weight issue. Like Mike pointed out, those batteries weigh a lot. Then look at the weight of a 5 HP...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • cgoldy's Avatar
    Today, 04:28 PM
    Has anyone added some sort of lube to the blade stubs to make adjustments a little smoother. I find I keep overrunning my intended position. And, ...
    43 replies | 4179 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    Today, 04:17 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    My understanding of that electric Beaver (a proof of concept) is that, with batteries and a pilot in the airplane, it was very near legal gross...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Brother Dave's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 PM
    Brother Dave replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    Probably happen someday. Right now I can't imagine it would be handy at the cabin on a -20F morning though!
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Pilatus_Porter's Avatar
    Today, 03:54 PM
    I know it is a long shot but any chance someone has removed a working Trutrak TS EFIS. They are no longer supported but I have one in my Backcountry...
    0 replies | 13 view(s)
  • CharlieN's Avatar
    Today, 03:37 PM
    CharlieN replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    The battery in a Tesla is around 1200#. I have not looked recently, is that electric Beaver in service now? last I knew it had about 4k# of...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • John J Moriarty's Avatar
    Today, 03:34 PM
    Removed from AL 18 CUB27.5 x 10.0 x 8 Areo Classics; 8 inch Grove Wheels and Double Puck Breaks; Matco Master Cylinders for heel breaks. All in...
    0 replies | 16 view(s)
  • supercrow's Avatar
    Today, 03:28 PM
    Not sure what your specific problem is but can offer a couple ideas. I have found that depending on temp and humidity ( Higher is harder to work)...
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Paul Heinrich's Avatar
    Today, 03:22 PM
    Paul Heinrich replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    I ran across this video and thought if they can do it right now with a Beaver or Caravan, how long can it be before we see enough technological...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • silflexer's Avatar
    Today, 03:13 PM
    That is the quote from the manual I put in my second post here thus my quest looking for folks that have experience with this to see if there have...
    13 replies | 270 view(s)
  • Zook's Avatar
    Today, 03:12 PM
    Zook replied to a thread Fabric pros and cons. in Cafe Supercub
    So I talked to the mechanic next door to our hanger. He rebuilt a plane for himself and used dope. He would recommend we do that. It can be brushed...
    113 replies | 4789 view(s)
  • CharlieN's Avatar
    Today, 02:51 PM
    That to me is a contamination from the underside, either a cleaner that left a film or something like that which is not compatible with the Ranthane.
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • ak49flyer's Avatar
    Today, 02:48 PM
    Sounds like solvent pop- do these bubbles actually affect the surface of the paint, as in producing any texture, or are they so tiny you canít see...
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • DENNY's Avatar
    Today, 02:33 PM
    DENNY replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    Depends on mission, I think they would make great trainers. It might just be the ticket for saving airports from the noise issue. Perfect for 1 hr...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Gordon Misch's Avatar
    Today, 02:30 PM
    Just an uneducated guess: Maybe sprayed on too thick so that it skinned over while still trying to out-gas??
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • wireweinie's Avatar
    Today, 02:28 PM
    This is a clip from the CGR 30P manual. The stand alone EGT gauges are identical. These instructions tell you to determine the best location at which...
    13 replies | 270 view(s)
  • aflyer's Avatar
    Today, 02:17 PM
    More details...I sprayed PolySpray on this panel 6 weeks ago. Temp was about 65 in my hangar.
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • mvivion's Avatar
    Today, 02:16 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread ADS-B Anonymity in Cafe Supercub
    But the system Stewart posted requires a “third party issued ID”. So, you’d have to apply for one of those, then use that when communicating with...
    7 replies | 215 view(s)
  • RAG Cubs's Avatar
    Today, 02:14 PM
    RAG Cubs replied to a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    I see a few issue currently.......mostly due to battery density/weight vs. power available. I think it will get done but you will never get to fly a...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • WhiskeyMike's Avatar
    Today, 02:02 PM
    First thing I did with every banner Cub/Cruiser we had. Never, ever had any trouble with them. Used to be cheap - not anymore. Unless you need a...
    44 replies | 3312 view(s)
  • aflyer's Avatar
    Today, 02:02 PM
    After much consternation, and googling, I decided to go with Ranthane on my Cubcrafters EX-3 (instead of the PPG fleet paint that CC uses). ...
    7 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Tennessee's Avatar
    Today, 01:36 PM
    Anybody else have an Aspen E5 installed?
    62 replies | 15682 view(s)
  • Paul Heinrich's Avatar
    Today, 01:27 PM
    Paul Heinrich started a thread E-Cub in Cafe Supercub
    What with the steady advance of electric motor design and battery storage efficiency, can any of you see opting for an electric powered SuperCub? ...
    9 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Penguin's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 PM
    Penguin replied to a thread ADS-B Anonymity in Cafe Supercub
    FWIW. LADD worked great for me. Takes just a minute to fill in and will take effect when the update their list on a monthly basis. I filed for the...
    7 replies | 215 view(s)
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