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    05-22-2020, 11:39 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Spirit of St. Louis in Cafe Supercub
    I believe the Wright J5 was one of the first to complete the 50 hour endurance test? In a later flight by Kingston Smith the J5 ran over 150 hours...
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    05-22-2020, 11:01 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Spirit of St. Louis in Cafe Supercub
    As I recall the fact that the Wright engine was the first to complete a certain test stand test of so many hours convinced him that the odds were...
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    05-13-2020, 12:33 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Smith PA-14 in Cafe Supercub
    Try a J5A-75 with three people if you think a PA12 or 14 is problematic.:roll: (been there) Yea, when you run a W&B you find that in the 40's-50's...
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    05-10-2020, 01:08 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Shipping Suggestions in Cafe Supercub
    I was a gun dealer/collector for many years and almost always used UPS. For the last 10 years have been building airplanes and the BBT(Big Brown...
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    05-09-2020, 01:33 AM
    My dad was in air corp ww2 and told me the same story of 55gal drums of MMO by the truck load.... I was the 3rd owner of the prototype Spezio...
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    05-08-2020, 02:12 AM
    Worst "tail shake" We ever had was in a C120. Three of us took off from Bay Bridge Airport, Md. Climbing to gain altitude before crossing the bay...
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    05-07-2020, 12:06 AM
    "Blast tube on sensor"....... Might just as well put tape over the gauge if it make's you feel better. That's what my IA buddy told me to do when...
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    05-05-2020, 09:57 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Shipping Suggestions in Cafe Supercub
    From ACS USPS cheapest on smaller packages but after a certain size UPS ground is better. UPS is 2 days by ground for me. However if I order on a...
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    04-30-2020, 07:27 PM
    Fly at 12,000 feet, fuel is cheap....
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    04-27-2020, 09:16 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Another spar question. in Cafe Supercub
    IMHO some things are better discussed off line with you IA. Make it public and you might have tied your IA's hands? Mechanics are too $%^%#$#^ gun...
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Retired Army civilian, BRL/APG, Md small arms range manager. Flying since 1971
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WV
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flying, guns, shooting
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Spezio Tu-holer N92JM, Acroduster2 N22JM
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