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    The newspaper clipping is going in my maintenance...

    The newspaper clipping is going in my maintenance file. That is awesome! All three owners have tail wheel time. I've done some pro flying in Carbon Cubs doing post hurricane mapping. Ironically...
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    That's amazing!

    That's amazing!
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    Thank you. 8:00x4 is probably a good place to...

    Thank you. 8:00x4 is probably a good place to start.
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    Well it's a little bit of a long story, and in...

    Well it's a little bit of a long story, and in some ways really makes me look like the dumbass I can be on occasion. The airplane is owned by The Dirt Strip Dirtbags. There are three of us. One of...
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    To be clear my personal opinion is that the...

    To be clear my personal opinion is that the ground loop came first and the gear failure second. I don’t fault my buddy (and former boss) for ground looping...there are those that have and those that...
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    Thanks. I appreciate the kind words. I forgot I...

    Thanks. I appreciate the kind words. I forgot I took this shot. It seems like this was the initial failure point.

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    The flap came through ok. The aileron is a...

    The flap came through ok. The aileron is a little more questionable. I haven't taken the wing apart and I'm still a newbie at knowing what's dead and what's repairable. As soon as I get home I'm...
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    The airplane is almost 100% 1979 original and I...

    The airplane is almost 100% 1979 original and I want to keep it that way but not if safety dictates changes. I think some of the skin is newer because some of the inspection holes weren't cut yet.
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    Ok, that's good to know. I can weld, but I'm...

    Ok, that's good to know. I can weld, but I'm definitely not better than medium talent at anything other than beer drinking.
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    I won't be back home for another 10 days but I'll...

    I won't be back home for another 10 days but I'll post a pick when I'm home. From what I remember in addition to the hydrosorb breaking at the upper bungee fitting, the main gear support tube mental...
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    I'm not sure what happened, other than loss of...

    I'm not sure what happened, other than loss of directional control lol. My buddy that was flying and the A&P who was with him describe him making a near stalled three point landing in a heavy direct...
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    I'm in Whitefish Montana

    I'm in Whitefish Montana
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    I was able to see them. Awesome! Thank you!

    I was able to see them. Awesome! Thank you!
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    Thank you to all who have responded and sent...

    Thank you to all who have responded and sent messages. For those of you who are curious the tail number is N82253 and is now unfortunately part of the "database" haha. After my friend had his...
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    79 PA-18 wing repair

    Hi everyone. I just bought a cub, which is great. The ferry pilot ground looped it, which is not so great. The right wing got bent. It needs fairly extensive repairs. I'd love to hear any and all...
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