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    “crashed” is used very loosely here- in my...

    “crashed” is used very loosely here- in my opinion, several of the listed incidents don’t meet the severity of “crash”... someone who doesn’t know better is going to read that and think every one of...
  2. Thread: A&P training

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    I would think you’d need one big time- do you get...

    I would think you’d need one big time- do you get someone else to sign off all your 337’s?
  3. Bigger question is why is a fms needed for just a...

    Bigger question is why is a fms needed for just a skin thickness change? I’d be curious to know the content...
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    A quick easy way to adjust tension- interesting...

    A quick easy way to adjust tension- interesting...
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    Just pulled cotton off of a factory cover job on...

    Just pulled cotton off of a factory cover job on a 64 -18, and it didnt have tapes around windows. I put them on though...
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    The drawing I have for factory -12 fuel system...

    The drawing I have for factory -12 fuel system has rear outlets only and no header- a recipe for unporting in a descent, as I found out...
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    Buy whatever best suits your mission and learn to...

    Buy whatever best suits your mission and learn to fly it well- don’t let rumors and hearsay influence your decision. I’d buy a Gee Bee racer if it was the best for my mission...
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    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?55760...

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?55760-35s
  9. Thread: K&N Filters

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    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?53808...

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?53808-Air-filter-options&p=718277&viewfull=1#post718277

    ”A lot of years”? Curious why you switched? Have heard good things about donaldsons flowing...
  10. Thread: 35s

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    Yep. Dont have a very good overall pic, but...

    Yep. Dont have a very good overall pic, but heres a couple...
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    CubCrafters has an STC for the early -18’s that...

    CubCrafters has an STC for the early -18’s that includes 150 and 160 hp engines and includes the Borer prop approval...
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    I was referring to the 337’s- but yeah I’ve seen...

    I was referring to the 337’s- but yeah I’ve seen several different part numbers used, so still figuring that out too...
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    Anyone ever end up posting these somewhere here...

    Anyone ever end up posting these somewhere here on the site? I’d like to find one, as I’m contemplating installing one...
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    Borer and Sullivan both have stc’s for that I...

    Borer and Sullivan both have stc’s for that I think- I have contact info for Roger’s daughter and Ron if you want it...
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    It’s an old Borer STC- basically just an x-brace...

    It’s an old Borer STC- basically just an x-brace under the baggage floor and seat belt tabs... Super common on Alaska cubs... Several threads on here discussing it:...
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    Skis. Switching from big tires, even 29’s or...

    Skis. Switching from big tires, even 29’s or 31’s, you lose aoa big time with most skis. And sometimes on skis is when you need it most...
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    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;742495]Airframes gear fitting...

    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;742495]Airframes gear fitting alignment.

    How old are these pics? Are you implying all airframes fuselages are this way?
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    35s on 6 gear?

    Interested to hear from anyone who has run this combination. I know itll be less vis over the nose, tail heavier, etc... With all due respect, Im more interested in real world experience than...
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    What grease are you using? Since switching to...

    What grease are you using? Since switching to TRC 880 (Texas refinery Corp.)., we almost forgot what changing bearings was- far superior to aeroshell 22 and most boat trailer/marine greases I’ve...
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    4 gauge? Thanks- I was just going to look to see...

    4 gauge? Thanks- I was just going to look to see if I could find the specs for how many amps a typical skytec/b&c loghteeight starter pulls, as I’m doing this mod now and getting ready to order...
  21. I’ve never used it, but I remember seeing quite a...

    I’ve never used it, but I remember seeing quite a bit of discussion on it on the Van’s Air Force site, I think- try a search over there.
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    Ok be honest- how many with the clear plates...

    Ok be honest- how many with the clear plates actually look in there in a regular basis and keep the lps, grease, etc. cleaned off so you can actually see through them? Im with Mike- I think theyre...
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    You can just loosen the 1/4” bolts holding the...

    You can just loosen the 1/4” bolts holding the backplates a couple turns, pump the brake, fill the master, tighten the bolts back up, and have the same effect as adding fluid after locking the...
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    And some 16 year old somewhere who wants to fly...

    And some 16 year old somewhere who wants to fly so badly he can taste it is going to read this and weep... I get the liability concerns, but no matter how you slice it, it’s a shame for a plane that...
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    IIRC, it’s just held in place by the cotter pin-...

    IIRC, it’s just held in place by the cotter pin- grab the zerk and pull it back out, or pump some grease in and that should push it out.
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