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    Doug Turnbull/TURNBULL MANUFACTURING and Dennis...

    Doug Turnbull/TURNBULL MANUFACTURING and Dennis Smith/STOL AIRCRAFT MAGAZINE have teamed up again this year to provide another Turnbull enhanced lever action .45-70 rifle for raffle for the STOL...
  2. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    The 51% is what we must deal with. Bottom line is...

    The 51% is what we must deal with. Bottom line is document, document, document and take lots of photos. Be organized in your presentation to the DAR. Do your homework and paperwork well. Use the EAA...
  3. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    I too prefer the "build" method. I own BCSC Gen...

    I too prefer the "build" method. I own BCSC Gen II serial number 001. I have started final assembly of my fuselage. Now if I can just get my lower boot cowling and main cowling from Backcountry I...
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    I prefer portrait. I have been flying for three...

    I prefer portrait. I have been flying for three years with a 796. I use it in both my Cessna 180 as a back-up and in the J-3 as a primary flight instrument. As others have stated your panel layout...
  5. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    There are "kits" and then there are Kits. Some...

    There are "kits" and then there are Kits. Some kits as those from Van's and Cubcrafters arrive very complete with just about every nut, bolt and screw. They come with very complete and extensive...
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    A proper tribute to a gentleman and a beautiful...

    A proper tribute to a gentleman and a beautiful aircraft.
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    Any us of the term "Cub" and "speed" in the same...

    Any us of the term "Cub" and "speed" in the same sentence is the definitive of the term oxymoron. Just not going to happen.
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    Great to have another builder in the mix. The Gen...

    Great to have another builder in the mix. The Gen II should be a fantastic aircraft. There are enough of us building now to share our experiences and ideas. The benefits and options of an...
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    The drive to Kamloops and back to Texas would be...

    The drive to Kamloops and back to Texas would be a trek. I am not driving. I feel your pain regarding banged up parts from shipping. I think all of us in the airplane business have felt the pain....
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    To avoid that problem do what I am doing. Aero...

    To avoid that problem do what I am doing. Aero Sport Power in Kamloops BC Canada will by the kit from Superior Air Parts. They send it to ASP. From October through April you can go to ASP and do a...
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    Canadian Farmer, Thanks for the tip. You can bet...

    Canadian Farmer, Thanks for the tip. You can bet I'll avoid Winnipeg.
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    Well boys and girls Santa was good to me. He sent...

    Well boys and girls Santa was good to me. He sent me an order slip for a set of Keller flaps. Not sure when I'll get them but he says they are in the works. I've been doing a lot of parts soul...
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    Come on by for a visit. I'm building this one at...

    Come on by for a visit. I'm building this one at home in the garage. We are in NW Houston in Cypress. Call me at 713-816-0927.
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    Jake, my yellow lab, is my constant companion. He...

    Jake, my yellow lab, is my constant companion. He will be 13 this Christmas. He is with me so often I don't think about him when I take the photos. He appears in a lot of my photos just because he is...
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    I've made some progress recently. The fuselage is...

    I've made some progress recently. The fuselage is covered with Ceconite. The tail feathers are covered but not stitched. I ordered fueling steps from Airframes Alaska and welded them to the gear...
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    Thanks Brian. Excellent information. Gives me a...

    Thanks Brian. Excellent information. Gives me a reference point.
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    Tom, never any rain on my parade. I live in...

    Tom, never any rain on my parade. I live in Texas. It NEVER rains in Texas. With my estimate, its time to get weight critical. I have the figuring down to the aircraft that I want. It's now a matter...
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    OK weight watchers, I did some initial...

    OK weight watchers, I did some initial investigation on my weight. Here's the numbers. I loaded everything into the airplane. This includes airframe, primed and painted but no cover, brakes and 26...
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    I'm weighing everything. I'll let you know the...

    I'm weighing everything. I'll let you know the numbers when I get there. I have used Air-tech previously on my J-3. I am extremely pleased with the outcome. The aircraft weighed 697 pounds at...
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    It appears that a little clarification is needed...

    It appears that a little clarification is needed as many on this website take all statements literally. The aircraft is under construction. It is a new aircraft. No one has built one nor flown one....
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    I'm thinking about the Keller flaps but they are...

    I'm thinking about the Keller flaps but they are pricey $$$$$$. I guess you can't take it with you. I'm at least two months from the wing project. We will see if Santa brings them to me.
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    Your 100% correct. However, when your a card...

    Your 100% correct. However, when your a card carrying senior citizen who's abused their body for over 60 years, the extra weight of a few creature comforts off sets the minimal decrease in...
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    I'm building it at Superiors facility in Coppell...

    I'm building it at Superiors facility in Coppell Texas. I will be able to test run and dyno it when finished. Aerosport does the same engine and calls it the Wildcat. I spoke to them at Oshkosh but...
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    Sounds familiar. I'm running a IO-382 hollow...

    Sounds familiar. I'm running a IO-382 hollow crank, magnesium sump, fuel injection, aerovoltz or earthX, probable light speed plasma 3 with hall effect and one mag. For STOL work a Catto 86/38 and...
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    Great photos showing the length. I think it's...

    Great photos showing the length. I think it's over gross with Bruce and the other two guys. Is that the way they give a thumbs up in Wyoming? Les Field of Cody Wyoming is building one. He has his...
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