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  1. Thread: Why not a....?

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    Our first plane was a Pacer, it was perfect fit...

    Our first plane was a Pacer, it was perfect fit for us and she loved sitting next to me. One day she got to fly in the back of my friends cub. It only took her about 30 min to figure out the view...
  2. Thread: Why not a....?

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    They do it is the 4 place cub. ...

    They do it is the 4 place cub. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvUB8UhtKv
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    I would advise you join a club that has a few...

    I would advise you join a club that has a few taildraggers. Go get a lot of instruction by different instructors. Buying a new Carbon Cub or whatever is no guarantee that you will not have issues...
  4. Thread: Cargo Net

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    Amazon has a lot of cargo nets. Look under cargo...

    Amazon has a lot of cargo nets. Look under cargo net SUV, ect. Does not have a burn cert but my neither does my shirt.
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    They do make a lapping compound for soft metal. ...

    They do make a lapping compound for soft metal. I have not tried it so advice is worth what you paid for it. ...
  6. Thread: Slip/Skid

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    Slip/Skid

    Crappy day so just surfing the web and saw this video. I think it does a great job of explaining why a slip is a very safe maneuver, and why a skid is so dangerous. Basically from the pilot seat...
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    Welcome You will find a lot of great info on...

    Welcome
    You will find a lot of great info on this site. Where are you located? One thing to think about early is what is the mission for the plane? A stock supercub can do a lot of different...
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    That looks to be a highly modified 12. Cub...

    That looks to be a highly modified 12. Cub gear/tail, flaps, left side door, bushwheel/garr arrow tailwheel, suspect bigger engine. DENNY
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    On my first cup of coffee but real cheap and...

    On my first cup of coffee but real cheap and quick HP can be had by using a prop that will let it turn 2700 on static run up:wink: Just keep an eye on the RPM one it comes off the ground. Several...
  10. Thread: Zoleo

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    The current model does not have a tracking...

    The current model does not have a tracking program. I think the Garmin InReach is currently the best deal when it comes to tracking. DENNY
  11. AVECMO is a great company. Prices did not go up...

    AVECMO is a great company. Prices did not go up on my cub last year.
    DENNY
  12. Thread: Tail ski mount

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    That entire tailwheel you have should be a pretty...

    That entire tailwheel you have should be a pretty big drag issue. You might want to start with simple stuff like not flying with the toe bar attached. The ski angle will effect drag so I think you...
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    When I am training for STOL comp I can usually do...

    When I am training for STOL comp I can usually do a pattern with full stop in 3 1/2 min. After 1/2 hour ADD kicks in and I stop or go to some high stall work. If others join the pattern it can take...
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    A short strip should not need any longer setup...

    A short strip should not need any longer setup then a long one if you have good technique. A three mile 747 approach is of little use in a cub.
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    Go back to math class. One landing every 10...

    Go back to math class. One landing every 10 seconds is 360 in one hour. With your math it would only take 5 hours for 1800 landings. DENNY
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    So are you going to have to lift you foot off the...

    So are you going to have to lift you foot off the rudder pedal and move it up on top of the bump to apply brakes?
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    Do a mag check at 2200 and 2400 might have a bad...

    Do a mag check at 2200 and 2400 might have a bad plug that fires well at sunup but cuts out at higher RPM. If you have slick mags recheck the internal timing. DENNY
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    The best way to make sure you do not fly for 6...

    The best way to make sure you do not fly for 6 -24 months is to just do simple fabric job with a few upgrades. Save money as you fly this one, when you have enough for the upgrade sell current plane...
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    It might just be the angle of the picture but it...

    It might just be the angle of the picture but it looks like you will always be applying brake with any rudder application?
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    Some of the 0320 engines come stock from Lycoming...

    Some of the 0320 engines come stock from Lycoming with Dual impulse slicks. DENNY
  21. Is there a bushing in the top holes of CC cabane...

    Is there a bushing in the top holes of CC cabane V? Seems I remember hearing/reading about something like that. Hole looks kind of big in the picture.
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    Tie the tail down and get a static RPM so you...

    Tie the tail down and get a static RPM so you have a baseline to start with. With an 82 inch prop in general every inch change in the prop will cost you 2.5 - 3 mph at 2400 rpm depending on the...
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    I put some thin windows in mine so I had the same...

    I put some thin windows in mine so I had the same issue. I took a set of channel lock pliers and put a squeeze on channel, that helped a lot.
    DENNY
  24. The crust cutter is attached from the distal end...

    The crust cutter is attached from the distal end of the spring to the tip of the ski. The cable running from the ski through the spring to the fuselage is the safety cable in case the crust cutter...
  25. It is pretty easy to fly a cub with just trim,...

    It is pretty easy to fly a cub with just trim, rudder, and throttle. I would not like to land with only that but that is why I keep a leatherman handy at all times.
    DENNY
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