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    Hi si, As you know, our engine / airframe /...

    Hi si,

    As you know, our engine / airframe / exhaust install was the same as yours.

    While I am far from an expert, it seemed to me that the manufacturer suggested location was just that, a...
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    One of the most common ways to end a cub crash...

    One of the most common ways to end a cub crash sequence is upside down. While I realize that there are many potentials for a tank to depart rupturing fuel lines, adding one more to the list doesn't...
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    Thank you for being innovative. Without guys...

    Thank you for being innovative.

    Without guys like you, guys like me couldn't go to the store and by a slatted or slotted wing for their cub.

    Without guys like you, questions like the OP...
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    Thank you! This made me think of my wife and...

    Thank you! This made me think of my wife and smile :lol:. I will try to explain.

    First because she has a name for this phenomena ...she calls it the 'tractor factor', and second of all because...
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    FWIW, as the son of an engineer, the math and...

    FWIW, as the son of an engineer, the math and science behind this is not lost on me. I understand it painfully well, even the thought process behind statements like 'horsepower is horsepower'...
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    Painfully reminded about this thread recently. ...

    Painfully reminded about this thread recently.

    I disagreed when I first read it, and disagree more than ever now. Muscle car types, and engineers frequently cite horsepower as the measuring stick...
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    It does! I will be running some equipment off...

    It does!

    I will be running some equipment off his strip this week, so I will get some current phone pics 8)
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    The parent aircraft is indeed an L5. Wayne...

    The parent aircraft is indeed an L5.

    Wayne Clevenger built these from surplus L5's as an economical means of competing with the popular converted Stearman.

    Hopper is behind the pilot. Lower...
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    For the ag types on the forum, I've been...

    For the ag types on the forum, I've been fortunate enough to get to know one of these lately. The owner is kind enough to allow me to exercise his airplanes from time to time. I believe it is...
  10. Thread: Laser pointer

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    Spraying at night I have been lased several...

    Spraying at night I have been lased several times. I guess the cockpit is a tough target, so I almost alway see it hitting the wing or cowl before they finally get to the windscreen or canopy. There...
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    I recently lent one to a friend who converted his...

    I recently lent one to a friend who converted his exp. T8F from a radial Rotec to an O-320 :-x Too bad you are not closer, we've put some hours on that one and could probably stand to go to the...
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    What a bizarre thread :lol: I'm not sure...

    What a bizarre thread :lol:

    I'm not sure where anyone suggested CC birds were substandard? every example I have been around seemed to score high on performance as well as fit and finish? Maybe...
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    It is my opinion that neither religion, nor...

    It is my opinion that neither religion, nor politics shall be the end of the earth.... I suspect it will more likely be statistics and semantics. Because it is regularly proven that you can skew...
  14. Thread: No chain springs?

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    You assume correctly 8) Mine are Turbine...

    You assume correctly 8)

    Mine are Turbine Thrush to be specific, but I have flown most of the current ag type's and plenty of not so current.

    These are equipped with locking tailwheels,...
  15. Thread: Nose bowl

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    This..... I have seen stock width, wider, and...

    This.....

    I have seen stock width, wider, and much different nose bowls on wide body cubs. Since a wide body is not a stock configuration it's not common for the nose to be completely stock in...
  16. Thread: No chain springs?

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    Fascinating.... Just some observations, ...

    Fascinating....

    Just some observations,

    Anyone who hasn't yet mastered turning a tailwheel aircraft with either rudder or brake alone, isn't quite ready for prime time. Regardless of...
  17. Thread: Another notch?

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    Guides (operators) come in 2 flavors (like most...

    Guides (operators) come in 2 flavors (like most everyone else).Those that run 'limited' because they are playing by the rules to the letter, and those that push the limits a little, including mods...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    I remember when that cub was as close to stock as...

    I remember when that cub was as close to stock as it comes, and I sure miss the (then) owner, but I can guarantee you even though he flew that pretty stock cub all over the US and Mexico, he would...
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    Odd man out again... I don't even have to think...

    Odd man out again... I don't even have to think too hard to come up with many places I visit that I would give up if I was bound to an 8.50 size max. :sad:

    Could I get in? ya sure, but if you...
  21. Thread: Flying with a dog?

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    50861 Reagan, as energetic as any proper gsp,...

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    Reagan, as energetic as any proper gsp, yet as mellow as it gets in the airplanes. Loves flying.
  22. Thread: Cracked fuselage

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    Virtually every tube on that airframe is...

    Virtually every tube on that airframe is replaceable. In fact several people on this site have built entire fuselages from a pile of tubes, so at face value it would seem as though there should be no...
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    Some of us remember when Crash sr. did his 12.......

    Some of us remember when Crash sr. did his 12.... I do, and when I needed similar work, I had one of the best cub frame welders do the jig work and welding on my cub. Man, when he pinned it in the...
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    5' 6" here and also on 35's with 6" gear and T/L....

    5' 6" here and also on 35's with 6" gear and T/L. And also don't have an issue propping it... incidentally my 6" gear has 1 1/4" axles.
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    To keep the build simpler, and accomplish a...

    To keep the build simpler, and accomplish a similar effect, you sell the flaps all together. Put the ailerons all the way inboard to the fuselage, and utilize a shortened aileron all the way out to...
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