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  1. First you have to define the phrase working cub. ...

    First you have to define the phrase working cub. For me that is a cub with 800 pounds useful load before you add fuel. Also need some cubic inches for cargo, for example two people, Camp, extra...
  2. The big thing is to find a good IA!!!!! Don't...

    The big thing is to find a good IA!!!!! Don't dream, hope for an affair, or fall in love with any plane until the IA approves of the affair!!! A good deal a plane your buddy knows of could be a...
  3. The pilot is definitely the main contributor to...

    The pilot is definitely the main contributor to the coolness of the A models. The airframes themselves can have some major issues as can the paperwork as TurboBeaver mentioned. One thing some...
  4. Basically the answer is NO. My 1951 Pa 18-A came...

    Basically the answer is NO. My 1951 Pa 18-A came with a 125 hp engine and a 1500 lb GWR converted for passengers. It now has a 160 hp engine with a 2000 lb GWR and all the mods a good bush plane...
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    Most likely because your first post sounded like...

    Most likely because your first post sounded like you wanted a working plane not a yuppie want to be bush plane.:wink::wink::wink: Figured I would stir the pot while it is still snowing.
    DENNY
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    So far I have not been that impressed with the...

    So far I have not been that impressed with the patrol. Not a bad plane, and it could be more of a pilot issue but not impressed enough to give up all a cub has to offer. One thing many don't...
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    Digging up an old post for a new project. Dave...

    Digging up an old post for a new project. Dave do you happen to still have the mold for the nose bowl on the 12?
    DENNY
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    A Sutton will work but A Hot Rod exhaust will...

    A Sutton will work but A Hot Rod exhaust will keep you warm even well below O degrees. I have a dedicated defrost, normal cabin heat is ducted to back seat and that scat tube temp is over 200...
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    3 or 4 years ago the top 5 out of 15 in the bush...

    3 or 4 years ago the top 5 out of 15 in the bush class at Valdez all came in within a combined distance (takeoff and landing) within 9 ft of each other. The weight difference between heaviest and...
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    How much cub time do you have? Might be best to...

    How much cub time do you have? Might be best to spend all that upgrade money on gas. I know very few pilots that can actually tell you the difference between a 1/4 tank or full tank of fuel (75...
  11. Thread: Aileron woes

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    Did you check the travel before you started...

    Did you check the travel before you started working on it. Might have been off before you started. Start from scratch and right the wings then controls, may need new cables.
    DENNY
  12. Thread: And so it begins

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    Do you have the tabs for the ELT in? DENNY

    Do you have the tabs for the ELT in?
    DENNY
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    Kyle You should be able to prop a...

    Kyle
    You should be able to prop a 0320/0360/0470 by hand so if you have to crank it than more 4 -6 blades with the starter it is time to trouble shoot, or learn how to properly start it as Mike...
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    This is the beauty of having a properly...

    This is the beauty of having a properly instrumented engine. Especially in an experimental setting with new engine/cowling/fuel systems. I remember seeing one custom build advertised that needed...
  15. Thread: 35s

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    You can get a Extra tread 31 comes with a 4lb...

    You can get a Extra tread 31 comes with a 4lb weight increase. DENNY
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    That video shows a lot. People often don't...

    That video shows a lot. People often don't realize that a cub with a working load even with some wind takes a while to get into the air. The drag from the ground roll and rough ground also slows...
  17. I would hang the wings on the side like picture...

    I would hang the wings on the side like picture above go to Costco or farm store for wide tow straps and cut as needed. Definitely remove prop! Do a oil change with 3 quarts oil and Canguard or 4...
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    One thing to consider with the big door is...

    One thing to consider with the big door is getting in and out of the front seat. With a standard cub door you can sit on the sill to aid in getting in and out. In a big door 12 you can swing your...
  19. Great Job!! DENNY

    Great Job!!
    DENNY
  20. Thread: Texas popsicle

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    A bit of late advice, but if you leave a faucet...

    A bit of late advice, but if you leave a faucet or two with a fast drip the pipes tend not to freeze when you loose heat. Plumbing down south is just not made for that cold. DENNY
  21. What is you airfield attitude? DENNY

    What is you airfield attitude?
    DENNY
  22. Check to see that the float bowl screws are...

    Check to see that the float bowl screws are tight. Grab the air filter and give it a shake, it should not move. Also look at the sides of the float bowl for fuel stains have someone shake a wing...
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    Have you tried metal tape over the front of the...

    Have you tried metal tape over the front of the cooler itself? If you have the room try a simple wrap of fire resistant material around the oil cooler itself. Change oil at 25 hours. DENNY
  24. Chris is having supper at my place tonight. He...

    Chris is having supper at my place tonight. He said he had breakfast with you this morning. We are working on a few angles. I gave you info to a CFI he should call you.
    DENNY
  25. Did you check the local flight schools? DENNY

    Did you check the local flight schools?
    DENNY
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