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    06-07-2021, 11:21 AM
    Surely depends on the prop and engine combo but my Catto keeps spinning fine above 60 mph. Slow to 50 mph and it will stop eventually. That wasn't...
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    06-04-2021, 09:56 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Minimum Idle RPM in Cafe Supercub
    I turned mine up to 600-650. It had an unnerving tendency to quit when I closed the throttle on an mild uphill landing if I had the mixture a little...
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    06-01-2021, 08:03 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Extending Flap Cord in Modifications
    When you say cuff I'm picturing a downward curve at the trailing edge. Sorta gurney flapish? Did the simple flap lever mechanism mod get you to 70...
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    06-01-2021, 11:56 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Extending Flap Cord in Modifications
    Thanks for the great feedback. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    06-01-2021, 09:13 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    Here is a clip from last Friday that the patient's family member shot on a cell phone. This strip is a natural and works in most wind conditions. I'm...
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    06-01-2021, 06:14 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Extending Flap Cord in Modifications
    I like that idea. Doug Keller's Husky cub had something like that going on and obviously Doug knows what he is doing. I already try to limit my flap...
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    05-31-2021, 07:01 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Extending Flap Cord in Modifications
    What part of the system is easiest to tweak for more flap travel? I have 3 notches 20, 35, 50. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    05-31-2021, 06:55 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Valdez preflight in Cafe Supercub
    My bad. I was adding best distances instead of pairs. When I heard the winner of heavy touring was under 200 feet total, I thought it must be a...
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    05-31-2021, 05:23 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Valdez preflight in Cafe Supercub
    Seems that a 172 beat all other certified aircraft, PA-18s, Helio and even the Superstol XL. Oops... Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org...
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    05-31-2021, 10:05 AM
    DJ started a thread Extending Flap Cord in Modifications
    I don't see PSTOL flaps in my future but I'm curious about the low buck way to extend flap cord for a little more drag. Any special tricks? Bend some...
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    05-30-2021, 09:10 AM
    That is a GREAT weight for a fully equipped 180 hp Cub! Awesome. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    05-28-2021, 07:52 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    Windy day in the mountains. Cruise speed ranged from 52-108 ktas. When they say avoid flying in the mountains with ridge top winds above 20kts that...
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    05-28-2021, 12:28 PM
    DJ replied to a thread WTB: Cessna 207 Nose Fork Wanted in Parts and Pieces
    Good luck. The 310 forks are way way cheaper. Preferred Airparts used to sell a kit might be worth a call. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...
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    05-25-2021, 07:11 PM
    Looks like that scenario could damage the rudder. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    05-20-2021, 04:21 PM
    Mine too. Especially with the t3 which extends and puts tension on the chains. The rudder feels much better without. My 3200 seems to swivel fine...
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    05-20-2021, 02:16 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    The 35s and Acme shocks definitely give more margin and make up for some lack of experience. Yes. Extra 100 rpm static and climb over the 9.5:1...
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    05-18-2021, 05:13 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Some Useful Information in Cafe Supercub
    Can it do true airspeed and wind direction? Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    05-18-2021, 02:01 PM
    For small obstacles that makes sense. On the other hand, longerons do get bent, I doubt it has much to do with tail wheels failing to swivel. A round...
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    05-18-2021, 10:47 AM
    Where I fly there are small vertical-sided water potholes in the tundra, deep narrow, eroded animal trails across the face of an otherwise smooth...
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    05-18-2021, 09:48 AM
    I've always been curious if a tapered rod tail spring could save some bent fuselages. Anybody tried that in Alaska? Tail shock vs Spring seems...
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    05-17-2021, 04:34 PM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    Here is a few clips from last week. Sorry for the low quality.
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    05-17-2021, 09:57 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    Worked out of a new strip that the locals helped clean up to save a couple hours of packing at 12,000 ft. Sent from my SM-G965U1 using...
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    05-17-2021, 09:49 AM
    DJ replied to a thread Where did you fly today? in Cafe Supercub
    Pictures from last week with the medical team Sent from my SM-G965U1 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    05-17-2021, 08:49 AM
    The plane I fly came with the prototype T3 shock from Dan. I used it for a while until it developed a small crack. I've been running a Pawnee spring...
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