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    If you were to take a detailed look at all of...

    If you were to take a detailed look at all of Piper's tube and fabric airplanes, you would be surprised at how much alike they are with interchangeability of parts.
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    OzAK, The FAA may have approved it for this...

    OzAK, The FAA may have approved it for this particular application. That does not mean you can copy it on your airplane and consider it approved.
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    Full 9" with one tire flat, full stuff. It says...

    Full 9" with one tire flat, full stuff.
    It says critical tire. Which tire is critical on a single engine tail dragger? For safeties sake I would consider both tires flat, even though the...
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    Because with one mag you can feel the roughness...

    Because with one mag you can feel the roughness sooner than with two mags. It is telling you a more precise mixture setting. Try one mag to the point of just getting rough and then turn on both mags....
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    ....on top of the brick building is some sort of...

    ....on top of the brick building is some sort of metal broadcast tower.
    https://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=51787&d=1603243622&thumb=1

    That is a rotating green and white...
  6. A bubble or a group of bubbles are able to let...

    A bubble or a group of bubbles are able to let the hydraulic fluid bypass them with out moving. Sort of like foam forming in an eddy of a stream, swirling around while the water moves downstream. The...
  7. DanP, Does the brake line enter the wheel...

    DanP,
    Does the brake line enter the wheel cylinder at the top or bottom?
    Do you have parking brake valves?

    It might help if you drained and blew out the lines. Then start from scratch. Though...
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    Aeronut, Thank you, it sounds like an erector...

    Aeronut, Thank you, it sounds like an erector set. Must be very nice.
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    Aeronut, Did they tell you to work from the...

    Aeronut, Did they tell you to work from the bottom up? Or was there any mention of making two identical sides and then joining them together?

    I've never done one from scratch and likely won't. But...
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    Do it. You will appreciate the smooth action.

    Do it. You will appreciate the smooth action.
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    This indicates something other than the flexible lines since it was initially good.

    IF you also changed your master cylinder to one of the high pressure types, you should also change the flexible...
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    Interesting hangar door for the north country.

    Interesting hangar door for the north country.
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    Isn't Norman Wells Up river from Fort Good Hope? ...

    Isn't Norman Wells Up river from Fort Good Hope? ;-) Last I knew the water flows down stream. Those places were stops on one of my early trips to the far north.
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    That is certainly not a "dent". I thought you...

    That is certainly not a "dent". I thought you were talking about that light spot at the top of your photo. That is a sharp crease from one side to the other. Altogether different from what I thought...
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    Nice ! Is that a data plate restoration or a...

    Nice ! Is that a data plate restoration or a total EAB?
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    You really should take another look at it. It is...

    You really should take another look at it. It is a very easy system to apply.
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    This type of mod (not just on the -12) is only a...

    This type of mod (not just on the -12) is only a band-aid fix for an airplane that needs more vertical tail area. All it does is to BS the FAA into approving an installation. The ventral fin is...
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    star gloss...

    star gloss
    https://www.conaircraft.com/aboutstargloss
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    Do those clamps have the antirotation pins? You...

    Do those clamps have the antirotation pins? You can see them welded to the clamp without removing it.



    If the exhaust is the same length from the cylinders to the muffler, I would continue to...
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    Any long unsupported pipe being subject to heat...

    Any long unsupported pipe being subject to heat and vibration needs support to prevent cracking of where it is plugged in (muffler). Hot aircraft stainless steel exhaust system components are...
  21. Do you have a good volt/ammeter? I've found this...

    Do you have a good volt/ammeter? I've found this Davtron M475VAA to be excellent. Accurate to tenths of a volt/amp. Reads alternator output amps, amperage flow to/from the battery and system volts. ...
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    Does Desser actually make tires? I thought they...

    Does Desser actually make tires? I thought they were only a distributor.
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    Make certain that at least one of the clamps is...

    Make certain that at least one of the clamps is not tight. If they are both tight either the clamp or the rod will break. ​This brace serves two purposes. One is to help keep it from hitting the...
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    This aileron is pushed out to the tip of the wing...

    This aileron is pushed out to the tip of the wing with a full sized rib at the tip. Notice there are only 3 hinges. The inboard hinge is the same location as Piper's middle hinge and is where the...
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    Good question. What happens when the flaps are...

    Good question. What happens when the flaps are lowered on a stock Cub? Do they disturb the air over the horizontal tail? Are they the cause of the different trim requirements? Does their flow...
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