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    I've flown this trip twice in the last 6 months. ...

    I've flown this trip twice in the last 6 months.

    If you fly the trench, they had (10/2014) car gas in Ft Ware and you can easily push your plane to the pump.

    You do not need 12" letters as...
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    Aviator, If you have cylinders over 400F CHT...

    Aviator,

    If you have cylinders over 400F CHT at full rich and 60F OAT you have something going on in your engine. My first thoughts are bad/mistimed mag or an induction leak.

    When I flew big...
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    The key to using rivnuts is you MUST make sure...

    The key to using rivnuts is you MUST make sure all the screws are replaced with the same type (machine) and size on the panel. Otherwise, if you have one PK screw in the mix, you will eventually...
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    Blackstone labs will do a rush sample for...

    Blackstone labs will do a rush sample for prebuys. I've used their service and they are pretty helpful.
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    Well, you guys called it... Proposal 207 is just...

    Well, you guys called it... Proposal 207 is just the beginning.

    Chairman of the Game Board- Ted "Spraker also called the aircraft ban on sheep hunters a “good first step” to address complaints...
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    As promised: Last night I was finally able to...

    As promised:

    Last night I was finally able to fly my cub for the first time after finding metal in the oil.

    After 2.5 hours of flight, I split the oil filter to find... very little metal. I'm...
  7. Thread: Cabin heat

    by Katmai
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    How would you have carb heat without a heat muff...

    How would you have carb heat without a heat muff on the exhaust?

    If you do have carb heat, you could work out a heat robbing system like the FA Dodge rear seat kit.
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    Alright, I pulled the #1 cylinder today. The...

    Alright, I pulled the #1 cylinder today. The scoring was definitely there, but not as bad as I expected. What was more interesting was the top and bottom of the piston skirt was all roughed up like...
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    Cub Builder- I believe the cylinders are normal...

    Cub Builder- I believe the cylinders are normal steel as there are no nitriding or chromed color indications on the cylinders.
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    nanook- That is good to know about the part...

    nanook- That is good to know about the part numbers. It has millennium cylinders currently. Also, good call with the sump screen.

    Piper J5.5- I know exactly which thread you are talking about....
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    Bad Luck With Engines (making metal)

    Backstory: 5 years ago, I purchased a Cessna 182 with 425 hours SMOH. Prebuy checked out great. 42 flight hours after purchasing, it eats the cam. Pull a jug and find rust EVERYWHERE (cam, cylinders,...
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    SEFYK- It is an official SB, however, its...

    SEFYK-

    It is an official SB, however, its only limited to CC340 engine installed by CC.

    From the SB- "where installed onCubCrafters CC11-160 Carbon Cub aircraft equipped with CC340 model...
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    I'm going with the GDL393D for my cub. It...

    I'm going with the GDL393D for my cub. It interfaces nicely with the Garmin Pilot App.

    The coolest thing about it is the AHRS (Attitude and Heading Reference System).

    This gives you a mini...
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    I will definitely be bringing some covers along....

    I will definitely be bringing some covers along. It doesn't have a preheat system so I'm going to try and throw one on right before I leave.

    Arctic, great idea to plan the highway as an alternate.
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    Glacier View is 90 miles up the Glenn from...

    Glacier View is 90 miles up the Glenn from Anchorage (half way to Glennallen).

    I've got a few years of flying in AK, I'm mostly worried about the area south of Watson Lake.
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    Flying the Trench to Alaska in October

    Hey guys,

    I've finally found THE cub for me. However, its near Seattle, WA and I need to get it to Glacier View, Alaska starting October 10th. I've flown the ALCAN route 3 times in the past, but...
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    Thanks Steve, This is the 6th PA18 I've looked...

    Thanks Steve,

    This is the 6th PA18 I've looked at so far. Its really frustrating finding proof of the "rebuild" that the owner claims was done (besides a simple recovering entry in the airframe...
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    Thanks guys for all the great info. This is...

    Thanks guys for all the great info. This is exactly what I was wanting to know.

    I like that there is some history behind the cub.

    Steve, What is the best way to determine corrosion on a cub?...
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    De-Tangoed Cub Question

    Hey guys,

    I'm looking at a Tango cub (PA18-105 special) that has been converted to a 160hp 0-320, flaps, GW 1750 increase, heel brakes, and most Alaska mods.

    Does the fact that it was a Tango...
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