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  1. Bert, That is horribly worn bracket, so of...

    Bert,
    That is horribly worn bracket, so of course a simple hat bushing will fix that problem....however you most certainly
    Should replace the pulley??? If it isn't a perfect V shape all
    The way to...
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    Gian, For better T/O performance, folks have...

    Gian,
    For better T/O performance, folks have know for years. Seaplane type props make a huge difference in all Cubs, but especially in lower powered ones. If you had a C-150 Seaplane prop
    75/38 you...
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    Since 1947, this is what the pro's use. Made for...

    Since 1947, this is what the pro's use. Made for your mission exactly.56771
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    Lots of bad info on UHMW, still lots of folks...

    Lots of bad info on UHMW, still lots of folks thinking that white ( food grade) is the answer. It is not. The black UHMW, even though it way cheaper will stand up much better. The white UHMW,will get...
  5. Thread: Gap seals

    by TurboBeaver
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    Are you serious? Is this into a 20 kt headwind or...

    Are you serious? Is this into a 20 kt headwind or what?

    "I am at 35 mph and slowing and then just above touchdown pin the stick all the way back and it drops on a 3 point and rolls about 50-75...
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    I think Stewart has nailed this question, maybe a...

    I think Stewart has nailed this question, maybe a blunter way to answer it would be after I spend $10k on PSTOL
    flaps, will It make up the difference between an low experience Cub pilot and a...
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    Frank O,Cause they don't understand the art of...

    Frank O,Cause they don't understand the art of sideslipping , it's gotten lost over the years from folks learning to fly in C-150's / Cherokees......... If they witness an old Cub pilot sideslipping...
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    Had a mechanic here in Maine that has converted...

    Had a mechanic here in Maine that has converted lots of Cub and Cruiser wings to flaps, when asked about cost he said " it's too labor intensive" will cost waaaay more than it's worth in today's...
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    One shouldn't forget years ago it was "standard...

    One shouldn't forget years ago it was "standard procedure" to raise the tail up and " prick punch" test about every foot of the lower longeron's , especially around gear fittings. No one would have...
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    By the time you get them installed at Dan's with...

    By the time you get them installed at Dan's with parts you need, even with brackets. I am guessing you will be north
    Of $10k. Then when you get to the STOL contest some kid
    "With out flaps" that...
  11. I have flashing leds on my Cub, my radio has a...

    I have flashing leds on my Cub, my radio has a ANL switch
    on it, but even with limiter on the noise from leds comes right over it. My Mags don't have filters but I have no problem with mag noise,...
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    Techteach; Can you provide a link for where to...

    Techteach;
    Can you provide a link for where to purchase this lite???
    Tnx
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    FS: Nicely done. Great design. E

    Nicely done. Great design.
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    If you live in Skiplane country, or messing...

    If you live in Skiplane country, or messing around off Sandbars, these new composite props
    have a huge advantages over metal props, besides ditching a ton of weight off the nose for a better CG , in...
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    Well in those days Jim in all honesty, alot of us...

    Well in those days Jim in all honesty, alot of us now feel that the crowd that was watching had ALOT more invested
    in the excitement as most were either related to the person or good friends with...
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    One must not forget the" holding power" of a good...

    One must not forget the" holding power" of a good screw.
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    Here is the Nomad same weekend Pete........ Reid...

    Here is the Nomad same weekend Pete........ Reid and I where both there that day. Max was waterskiing behind Dick's Beaver ?55125
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    Your certainly welcome Pete! Found that pic and...

    Your certainly welcome Pete! Found that pic and one of the Nomad on floats that belonged to J&J. I remember Bob Bryant and his Helio he took to Labrador ever summer, all this quite a ways back in the...
  19. Thread: Bushwheels

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    Lots of folks out there that still haven't made...

    Lots of folks out there that still haven't made the connection between "high pressure" and "low pressure" tires; regardless of their size.
    Good luck with em!
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    Uncle Glen, I think I would only be about 1/4...

    Uncle Glen,
    I think I would only be about 1/4 million short on Denaro......
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  21. Thread: Bushwheels

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    Gabe, Be sure to update us on how you compare...

    Gabe,
    Be sure to update us on how you compare your old Goodyear's to your new Airstreaks for sidewall stiffness
    after you get used to them..........lol.
    Dresser sent me the Goodyear's in 1990 to...
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    Super Cub against a Twin Bee.

    Here is the outcome of our own Skywagon8a showing one of Maine's very best, Warden Pilot Gary Doumond what a
    Twin Bee will do in Greenville 1978! It was Quick.55085
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    Not sure of the cam lobe angle weather it would...

    Not sure of the cam lobe angle weather it would have correct endurance to develop correct HP, of course you would need to ditch your -3 Carburetor and up grade to like a -4 probably a 3678-32 that...
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    Well because the 0290D2, ( which can be rated at...

    Well because the 0290D2, ( which can be rated at 135/140hp) according to which pistons it had: Are of
    a higher compression "ratio",(7.5/8 to 1) than the "standard pistons" (7/1)
    that are in an...
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    There are lots of 0290's around with 0320...

    There are lots of 0290's around with 0320 clyinders on them, but there is NO stc and likely never will be........ The airboaters in FL started this about 30 years ago, as 0290 parts started to get...
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