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  1. Interesting side note: I have a buddy that has...

    Interesting side note: I have a buddy that has two old PA 12 fuselarge's. Both of them have that diagonal tube
    bent from rough landings in "exactly" that position the original factory seaplane brace...
  2. The original mod from Edo requires two tubes that...

    The original mod from Edo requires two tubes that simply bolt in. No welding involved......... If you are pre cover with bare fuselarge then go ahead and weld in the vertical tube.
    If not just add...
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    Dont forget a very important factor to holding a...

    Dont forget a very important factor to holding a Cub in winds in excess of 50kts is the flimpse piece of channel that conects your spar to your strut is the fuse........ Hundreds have failed over the...
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    Alot of folks dont know about them but Lycoming...

    Alot of folks dont know about them but Lycoming made lots of factory narrow deck 160hp engines. I bought a rebuilt 12 back in the 80's that had been redone by an A&P School in Idaho that used to do...
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    The Pstol flaps will draw some attention, from a...

    The Pstol flaps will draw some attention, from a limited audience;
    A set of 350CC " Lady Bumps" will
    draw major attention worldwide to a massive part of the population ( both genders!) and likely...
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    Ron, This is what they look like........ Mt...

    Ron,
    This is what they look like........
    Mt Cook boys used to know all about them??? When I lived in Wanaka they had two C 206 in Te Arnu on 3430s.44120

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  7. Darn nice looking 12! Bet it's a great performer?...

    Darn nice looking 12! Bet it's a great performer? Extended baggage ???


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  8. If your right handed you should be able on the...

    If your right handed you should be able on the left side; to jump right up onto a 31" tire and go right up over the leading edge with a 6 gal Jerryjug if you get the swing right. The right side is a...
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    Back when the aluminum Gruman Canoes were...

    Back when the aluminum Gruman Canoes were popular, they had 15' and the 17' ers. The latter was called
    the "Princess". All the flying services
    around here hauled them everyday. Hauling two 17fters...
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    Pete, After reading this post a few times, and...

    Pete,
    After reading this post a few times, and trying to see Georges point of view. This whole thing doesnt add up[emoji15] Something is wrong here......nobody puts a 5hr float time pilot in the...
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    Has been an age old problem since the early under...

    Has been an age old problem since the early under wing sight gauges.....[emoji15] My old 12 guages will show only 3/4 per side after 30 mins of flight filled right to covers.... When the ball is...
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    Cant believe how high your grass is down there!...

    Cant believe how high your grass is down there! WoW we have not mowed
    our lawn yet here! Looks like mid July would........[emoji15]

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    Just what I was thinking Pete, I cant imagine you...

    Just what I was thinking Pete, I cant imagine you could get him insured? We used to think most lodge pilots had to have 500 hours on floats with 100hrs in TYPE to get any kind of a decent rate ? I...
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    In the factory configuration and unmolested; most...

    In the factory configuration and unmolested; most 12s would have
    a vertical oriented " header tank" down
    by the left rudder pedal. The two original valves should be placarded
    MAIN on left tank;...
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    Karen is spot on about the weight! It always...

    Karen is spot on about the weight! It always comes back to that.......
    My PA12 weighes 1065lbs it is a compleately different airplane than a
    1300lb one with tons of mods.......
    Anyone that has...
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    Dan, Sure he would build it that way for you....

    Dan,
    Sure he would build it that way for you. Basically a 95/18 and if you simply add 2nd wing tank and 18 balanced tailfeathers. You have 99%
    of all there is in a playtoy........
    Pa11 one of the...
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    Pete, He was only refering to side loads from...

    Pete,
    He was only refering to side loads from gusts while in a tied position.
    There was a well know wreck to alot
    of us guiding down on the peninsula in the 70's when a big blow came thru,...
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    Pin positioners for hub extension....... Sent...

    Pin positioners for hub extension.......

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    Good advice Mike! There are still so many guys...

    Good advice Mike! There are still so many guys that have no idea how weak that piece between the wing strut and spar really is[emoji33] . Everyone still thinks if you have strong enough
    ropes your...
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    Marden Airways, Waterville Me. The first and...

    Marden Airways, Waterville Me. The first and original 12 conversion for the
    0290 engine; they also held the 1st flap conversion for the 12's.
    'Colorguns' has the flap stuff but not sure about...
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    Folks worry to much about how long it may take;...

    Folks worry to much about how long it may take; to check out in tailwheel airplanes. I had to get a 60 year old USAF Retired C130 pilot ;checked out in a C185 for the state, when I was 22 years old....
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    Pete, Interestingly enough the fins on the...

    Pete,
    Interestingly enough the fins on the horizontal stabilizer came in different
    configurations: on Champs/Citabrias.
    Some required only a fin on top, but other models required BOTH top and...
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    Lol. "All the way in" was meant to imply all the...

    Lol. "All the way in" was meant to imply all the way into the runway on final....... The control was all the way out Pete. ( But good catch!)[emoji6]
    However I agree with everything your...
  24. Pete, There was alot of concern over the Buzz...

    Pete,
    There was alot of concern over the Buzz Wagner STC to upgrade all the early 7AC/DC/CCM etc to 0235s.
    All of them showed early on that the trailing edge material was far toooo
    thin and flex...
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    Never know what your gonna see in that...

    Never know what your gonna see in that lake......[emoji15] 42852

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