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    Landing/Taxi Light Installation

    Landing/Taxi Light Installation

    For the taxi/landing lights, I opted for two-single lights (one in each wing) in order to have wig wag. I’ve seen these lights located in a number of positions on...
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    Wing Stands

    Wing Stands

    I’m turning to working on my wings. I don’t have a rotisserie (yet? Still hoping to borrow instead of buy) and didn’t really want to set the wings on the ribs. In Bill Rusk’s Javron...
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    Good question. Also, I *think* I am ok with the...

    Good question. Also, I *think* I am ok with the pitot bracket because it appears that it is installed inside the lift strut in the parts manual as shown in the attachment (figure 5 from the parts...
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    Drilling into spar

    As I turn to messing with the wings in my project, I'm faced with potentially putting some holes in the spar (e.g. pitot tube bracket secured to rear spar and maybe magnetometer mount). This makes...
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    Under-seat bulkhead

    Under-seat bulkhead

    This was a pretty straightforward project. Underneath the rear seat, there is a gap. I believe the original Super Cubs have a leather/fabric panel here to make it look nice...
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    Fitting wing root fairings

    Fitting wing root fairings

    First a little background – the Javron kit comes with a four piece wing root fairing set per wing: rear, top, bottom and front. My understanding is that the Javron wing...
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    I couldn’t find the thread but I had saved the...

    I couldn’t find the thread but I had saved the pictures.
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    See this thread for a discussion. I know Steve...

    See this thread for a discussion. I know Steve Pierce posted a covering pic but it’s not in that thread.

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?58015-Brake-Lines
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    I've experienced both types of building on my...

    I've experienced both types of building on my project so far - I started out with a week at Javron and then have done the rest on my "own" (I use quotes because I'm pretty sure sc.org could apply for...
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    Hi Damian - I’m not sure what options you ordered...

    Hi Damian - I’m not sure what options you ordered with your kit, but mine came with rubber fuel line hose and clamps as part of the fuel system plumbing.

    Sam
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    Fitting wings (part 1)

    Fitting the Wings
    I took the project to the airport and made it look “planey”. Here are the major tasks I did to prepare and install the wings and perform other related tasks:
    Preparation –...
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    53633I just checked today. My Javron struts are...

    53633I just checked today. My Javron struts are definitely different sizes.
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    Funny you should raise this. I thought of this...

    Funny you should raise this. I thought of this very post of yours often during the process!
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    Fitting the windshield

    Fitting Windshield
    The narrow-body Super Cub comes with the two-piece aluminum windshield trim strip from Univair (link just in case there is a need to order another one…). The wide-body comes with...
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    Interior panels

    This is a bit out of sequence as fitting and covering the interior panels was one of the first things I did. But a friend had a question about how I covered the D-windows and I realized I didn’t...
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    Sorry -- Javron PA-18 narrow-body and univair...

    Sorry -- Javron PA-18 narrow-body and univair strip. I like the idea that I'm over-thinking it but seems like I have to do some straightening. Below is a pic of the inner strip mostly formed (the...
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    Best way to re-bevel windshield trim strip?

    I'm about to begin forming the outer windshield trim strip on my project. I understand that the best way to do this is to remove the bevel/bend at the top of the strip before forming (bending,...
  18. Thread: And so it begins

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    Looks like its drawing # 20972 Edit: Dang it. ...

    Looks like its drawing # 20972

    Edit: Dang it. Web beat me by 10 minutes!
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    ELT Installation

    I selected the Artex 345 ELT for my project and opted to mount it in the rear of the upper baggage area. The ELT comes with a tray that must be securely mounted to the airframe. The challenge is:...
  20. Stewart -- Thanks for asking. I am a ways away. ...

    Stewart -- Thanks for asking. I am a ways away. The interior is pretty much done. My current project is dealing with the windshield trim strips. Once those are complete and the windshield is fit,...
  21. Thanks for the responses and video links. Lots of...

    Thanks for the responses and video links. Lots of good stuff in here. I’ll post my results in my larger building thread.
  22. Reading a wiring diagram and cable shielding/grounding

    I'm wiring an Artex ELT 345 and following this wiring diagram:

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    1. At the Serial Nav Data source end, are they suggesting that one of...
  23. Thread: Brake Lines

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    So down through the floorboard near the master...

    So down through the floorboard near the master cylinder, then between floorboard and fabric and routed toward the gear and exiting the fabric near the gear?
  24. Thread: Brake Lines

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    For the SS braided, do you guys order them...

    For the SS braided, do you guys order them pre-made to length or make them up yourselves?

    Thanks!
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    Nutplates and Piper channel

    Nutplates and Piper channel

    As Bill Rusk pointed out, getting nutplates in the Piper channel can be a challenge. Here is one method that is working out pretty well for me that doesn’t involve...
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