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  1. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    You have to wonder how fast his "taxi" speed...

    You have to wonder how fast his "taxi" speed was...

    https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/two-airplanes-collided-at-san-antonio-airport
  2. Thread: flaps

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    Those are brakes, not flaps. Not used for...

    Those are brakes, not flaps. Not used for takeoff.
  3. Thanks for posting this.

    Thanks for posting this.
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    Beautifully done!

  5. I've been telling all my friends to get BasicMed....

    I've been telling all my friends to get BasicMed. I've sent them a link to this podcast. Maybe listening to Dr. Corfman will push them over the edge.
  6. Thread: Big Tires

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    Thanks for the tips. We got'er done!

    Thanks for the tips. We got'er done!
  7. Thread: Big Tires

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    Big Tires

    Any tips on how to make the holes line up on the 2 wheel halves when putting big tires on new wheels?

    We'll be installing Bushwheels on the aircraft. Just trying to put the tires on the new wheels...
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    Such a mooooving story...

    Such a mooooving story...
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    The Husky uses a wheel. Don't know if that would...

    The Husky uses a wheel. Don't know if that would be adaptable to the Cub.
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    Flew Boeings with my left hand. Just prefer...

    Flew Boeings with my left hand. Just prefer flying sticks with my right. To each his own...
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    I thought about buying a Highlander, which of...

    I thought about buying a Highlander, which of course is not a Super Stol, but similar.

    Cons: Didn't like sitting side by side. If you sit in the left seat you fly with your left hand, and I'm...
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    I too had a similar problem on a Cub that i...

    I too had a similar problem on a Cub that i previously owned. Turned out there was debris (small broken pieces of pine straw) lodged in the fuel selector valve. The engine would only sputter...
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    That hatchet is gonna cost you at least 5 knots...

    That hatchet is gonna cost you at least 5 knots...
  14. Thread: New supercub

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    Congrats on the new purchase. Always nice to...

    Congrats on the new purchase. Always nice to have more fuel tankage than you think you'll need. You're gonna love it!
  15. Thread: Whoizzit?

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    I don't know, and I don't want to!

    I don't know, and I don't want to!
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    Great Day

    Home base to Martinsville, VA for lunch with 6 airplanes. Passing Pilot Mountain, NC on the way to Elkin, NC for gas:

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  17. Thread: Rifle case mounts

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    If you want a hard plastic type gun case, look at...

    If you want a hard plastic type gun case, look at the Kolpin gun boot.

    And you might want to read this:

    https://www.faa.gov/documentlibrary/media/order/order_8400.34.pdf
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    Robert Newlon Fly In, Huntington, WV

    Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24

    https://fly-in-festival.ticketleap.com/2019-fly-in-festival/
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    i'd suggest trying to start off with small noise...

    i'd suggest trying to start off with small noise like a BB gun and work up from there. Shoot the BB gun then give a treat...
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    Anyone have any experience with the Big Screw tie...

    Anyone have any experience with the Big Screw tie down system? They claim 1200 lbs per screw.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW7vG7Qwmnc
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    Not to hijack this thread, but a quick question. ...

    Not to hijack this thread, but a quick question. Is a rotating beacon required? If so, when? My aircraft came from the factory with position lights and strobes, but no beacon...
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    DO NOT TRUST THEM! I bought new balls and...

    DO NOT TRUST THEM! I bought new balls and installed them in my Cub. After only a few months the paint on them got soft and they stuck at the top of the sight gauge making me believe the tanks were...
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