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    I would second D.A.'s notion to use the SuperCub...

    I would second D.A.'s notion to use the SuperCub Upper structure and avoid the head bashing spar. Mine is built that way. Love it.

    -Cub Builder
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    Cute airplane based movie for families, young...

    Cute airplane based movie for families, young kids and early teens is "SkyKids 2008". Google it and watch free on-line on TUBI-TV. I was directed to this movie last year when I bought the biplane...
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    Your memory is correct. I have an O-290-D...

    Your memory is correct. I have an O-290-D originally out of a SuperCub apart in the hangar for overhaul now. This one is pressed in.

    -Cub Builder
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    Per the MSA troubleshooting manual: "The engine...

    Per the MSA troubleshooting manual: "The engine starts to transition off from the idle system to the main jet at 1000 rpm and is fully on the main jet at 1400 rpm."

    Additionally, from the MSA...
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    If I recall correctly, some of the earlier 150...

    If I recall correctly, some of the earlier 150 cylinders weren't nitrided, thus the comments regarding excessive wear. It also seems to me that the early 150 cylinders were straight bores while the...
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    I've got a customer that has been insisting he...

    I've got a customer that has been insisting he wants to mount a reversing 3 blade MT on his Scout for land use. The MT prop governor centrifugally locks out reverse pitch above 1400 RPM. ...
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    Aircraft Spruce has an adapter they want a small...

    Aircraft Spruce has an adapter they want a small fortune to buy. But Fresno carried the originals for $17. Uou could easily modify for your use. ...
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    It appears the top mounts line up with the engine...

    It appears the top mounts line up with the engine mount bosses and the lower mounts don't. The mount needs to be jigged, then cut and welded to fit properly. Unfortunately, that's not unusual...
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    They are all backed up in China. Nobody has...

    They are all backed up in China. Nobody has them. I'm #2 in line for the first sets designated for Aircraft Specialties. They were slated to arrive for Christmas, now pushed back to late February....
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    True enough. I use the same in my SC clone since...

    True enough. I use the same in my SC clone since it has an integral regulator that may be subject to an uncontrolled runaway. The 50 amp breaker is between the alternator and the DC bus to protect...
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    I would suggest calling the Cub Club. He doesn't...

    I would suggest calling the Cub Club. He doesn't seem to respond to letters and/or email, but when I called, I got an instant and positive response. The price for these 337s is primarily just to...
  12. Continentals don't suffer the same damage from...

    Continentals don't suffer the same damage from corrosion on the cam followers as what happens in the Lycomings. The metallurgy is different and the hardness of the cam followers is different. ...
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    Congratulations on choosing to retire. FWIW, I...

    Congratulations on choosing to retire. FWIW, I retired 5 years ago this week. 5 years down the road, I find myself every bit as busy as I was before I retired, but no longer have to account for my...
  14. Picture of two of the three available housings. ...

    Picture of two of the three available housings. The one on the right is the big bore that needs to have the cage in the case. The one on the left is an adjustable one, although the non-adjustable...
  15. For the OP, define your missions and buy a second...

    For the OP, define your missions and buy a second plane that fits your budget to fill the second mission role. It's not a purchase for life. If you find it's not the right plane or find another...
  16. Jeff, the case is the same regardless. It's a...

    Jeff, the case is the same regardless. It's a matter of which relief valve cap you have. One has a larger bore the sleeve fits into. The other two (adjustable and non-adjustable) have a smaller...
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    (http://jeffsplanes.com/Cub/updates/20151219_13202...

    Purchased this stick grip from Chief Aircraft a number of years ago.
    Have the same in the back seat with a relay deck so trim works from either seat.

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  18. Additionally, the Skybeacon and other UAT...

    Additionally, the Skybeacon and other UAT solutions typically broadcast at roughly 5 watts power. Your 1090-ES solutions that are broadcast by the transponder are typically broadcasting at 70 or...
  19. No technical documentation as that went with the...

    No technical documentation as that went with the plane when it was sold many years ago, but the actual work is nothing more than piston change, change the timing to 25 BTDC, add a 7 to 9 vein oil...
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    As others have mentioned, I had the same...

    As others have mentioned, I had the same situation on my O-320 last year. I finally found it leaking around the intake gasket at the cylinder head on one cyl. New gasket eliminated the after fire...
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    Looking at the Lycoming parts book, the O-320-A2D...

    Looking at the Lycoming parts book, the O-320-A2D does have a unique crankcase that is different from all the other O-320s and has it's own unique front bearing configuration and parts. I don't know...
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    I've not seen any mention of where the...

    I've not seen any mention of where the compression is leaking on these "failing" cylinders. When I run a compression test, I am more concerned about what I feel and what I hear than the actual...
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    I see a bunch of interesting concepts grouped...

    I see a bunch of interesting concepts grouped together on this plane. As for the stabilizer, that could just be for access to change the stabilizer position on the prototype while they figure out...
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    Actually, I'm poking fun at them for a year's...

    Actually, I'm poking fun at them for a year's worth of hype just to produce something that looks like they bought a set of Murphy plans. Hey, but it's from Vans so it must be incredible. Right? ...
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    Looks like Van's just bought a set of plans from...

    Looks like Van's just bought a set of plans from Murphy and built a Rebel clone. :-P Kind of disappointing if you're looking for design innovation from Van's.
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