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    The thing I worry about with covering or blocking...

    The thing I worry about with covering or blocking part of the cylinder flow is turbulent air, as well as lack of flow. Too easy to develop hot spots on a cylinder, as well as potential valve train...
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    Absolutely, particularly if you're frequently...

    Absolutely, particularly if you're frequently doing this kind of work by yourself. That chain takes an inordinate amount of attention, and as Steve said, it's a matter of time.

    Second, if by...
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    I did the same on my PA-11, with a C-90. Same...

    I did the same on my PA-11, with a C-90. Same results, but I never flew in colder than zero F. Never saw an issue that concerned me.

    Just go fly. These little engines been flying around in...
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    I believe those connections were actually...

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    Come back out to Montana sometime, Jeff, and I'll...

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    On the other hand, it IS Alaska....just sayin. I...

    On the other hand, it IS Alaska....just sayin. I tried to track down a guy who'd rebuilt an airplane I owned once, not to bitch, but to simply ask questions. Finally found out he was living in a...
  7. Then why do the CC-18 Top Cub and the A-1C Husky,...

    Then why do the CC-18 Top Cub and the A-1C Husky, at higher gross weight than their predecessors have published higher speeds? Power probably has little effect on climb angle, as you noted, same...
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    Oh, yeah, there were a few "oops" in the video. ...

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    I lived in Cold Bay for a few years, but was in...

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    Sticky: Supercub.org apparently doesn't like Apple...

    Supercub.org apparently doesn't like Apple devices much. I can log on, look at a thread, then try to look at another thread, and it takes forever to load. So, I go back and clear SC.org by clearing...
  11. Thread: PK3500 B or C?

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    For the record, I've only flown one 185 on PK...

    For the record, I've only flown one 185 on PK 3000s, and didn't fly them a lot. But, I was very impressed with them.

    The later model PK 3500s would do just about as well as EDO 3430s, but in...
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    In Fairbanks there was an air taxi Navajo whose...

    In Fairbanks there was an air taxi Navajo whose tail number ended in the same three digit tail number of one of the planes I flew regularly. Controllers never had a problem dealing with it, but...
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    Rep-Tillion, as Jay called him, and Hammond were...

    Rep-Tillion, as Jay called him, and Hammond were co-conspiritors in getting the Legislature to do things with consequences the Legislature never envisioned. Like the Permanent Fund.....

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  14. Thread: PK3500 B or C?

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    The 3000 PKs are an entirely different float than...

    The 3000 PKs are an entirely different float than the 3500s being discussed here.

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  15. Get in touch with Roger Meggers in Baker, MT. ...

    Get in touch with Roger Meggers in Baker, MT. http://www.bakerairservice.com/ They found/made some for their Super Cub number 1.

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    There's a long thread on this topic on here, but...

    There's a long thread on this topic on here, but the 13 rib wing is eligible for the Wip 2000 gross weight kit, I believe. So, if you're rebuilding one wing, and you want to go to the 2000 pound kit...
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    How is having four airstrips (and they ARE...

    How is having four airstrips (and they ARE airstrips, NOT off airport sites) close together somehow represent "Off airport" in any way?

    Again, I think comparing any of these events to "real...
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    This highlights "Perception" vs "Reality", as it...

    This highlights "Perception" vs "Reality", as it applies to aviation endeavors. Most of the STOL stuff I've seen or been around over the years (and I first attended what you guys call "Valdez" when...
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    Yes, and welcome to Facebook for Super Cub.....I...

    Yes, and welcome to Facebook for Super Cub.....I used to think we could have an "intelligent" discussion on this forum.....maybe not so much.

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    Yes, when you extend the skis, they move aft,...

    Yes, when you extend the skis, they move aft, though not quite as much as the Fluidyne 2200s do. But, enough that it'll change the arm a bit....and in the aft direction.

    When the skis are down...
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    Are pretty big for a Cub, but.... Mine weighed...

    Are pretty big for a Cub, but.... Mine weighed upwards of 120 pounds for the whole setup. You should have two weight/balance documents when aboard, one for skis up, one for skis down....changes CG...
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    Good for Trey and you, Steve! This is the kind...

    Good for Trey and you, Steve! This is the kind of task that can seem to be difficult and time consuming. But following through with the Legislature is the right thing to do.

    And, as you’ve...
  23. Thread: JJ Frey Passes

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    JJ Frey Passes

    JJ Frey, who for decades ran EDO’s float division, passed away at age 89, according to his grandson, Julian Frey.

    JJ was a good friend, and literally a font of information about all things...
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    The Peanut Farm Arrival was my introduction to...

    The Peanut Farm Arrival was my introduction to Part 93. I worked in Kodiak, which is a different universe actually. I had to take a Cub on floats to ANC. ANC weather was bad, but Kodiak and the...
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    Yes, there are power OFF stalls, and then there...

    Yes, there are power OFF stalls, and then there are power ON stalls, which result in very different AOA and deck angle.

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