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    Hello guys, I was flying along last week and...

    Hello guys,

    I was flying along last week and wishing to remain in the smooth air thought I'd get an airways clearance. But I had a comm failure. It tripped the circuit breaker. Used comm 2 and...
  2. Thread: Mooney M20F

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    Mooney M20F

    Hi Guys.

    Not a conversation you would expect to have on SuperCub.org

    However, I know of a M20F that's been hangared for the last twenty years (desert environment) and am wondering about pulling...
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    Thanks KevinJ. Yes the cynic in me would...

    Thanks KevinJ.

    Yes the cynic in me would agree. But then I reminded myself of the transformation in Avionics and electrics in the last 30 years.

    The lack of war stories on AC Aero however...
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    AC Aero Gladiator Engine

    Hello all,

    I'm wondering if anyone has seen, flown, installed or any other war stories of the AC Aero Engine, in particular the Gladiator engine.

    A mate and I own a Skybolt in bits and some...
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    Which one of your fleet is it going in stewartb ?...

    Which one of your fleet is it going in stewartb ? Just thinking ahead for my own battery replacement.
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    When I was 19 I had a C180J's engine stop at...

    When I was 19 I had a C180J's engine stop at about 400' on final. It came back straight away with carby heat. About 25* Celcius and light cu's.

    I wasn't in the habit of using carby heat in the...
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    If you never use it, I would agree. :lol: My...

    If you never use it, I would agree. :lol:

    My latest head scratcher.

    The mixture cable is a Bowden Cable style, with inner piano wire driving the mixture control arm.

    62046

    I can rig it...
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    Thanks, good to know. I was going to the States a...

    Thanks, good to know. I was going to the States a bit earlier in the year, and thought I would take advantage of free shipping but I couldn't purchase 8.50 tyres anywhere.

    Supply chain issues.
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    Thanks guys. Yes mine needs adjusting. And so...

    Thanks guys. Yes mine needs adjusting. And so might yours Stewartb I'll see what I can get out of the nuts on the tube, if not I'll pull it and get a slightly longer cable made.



    I couldn't...
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    https://www.supercub.org/forum/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by stewartb https://www.supercub.org/forum/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    A quick Pirep. Iím in love with...
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    Has anyone successfully adjusted the parking...

    Has anyone successfully adjusted the parking brake cable. Mine will only allow enough movement to have the catch click into the first notch, and that's with too much pulling force. And when I say...
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    Some better pics. If you click on them they...

    Some better pics.

    If you click on them they come up better.

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  14. Thread: Tool stores LA.

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    Good point. As dear as freight is from the...

    Good point. As dear as freight is from the States, I guess it can't be too bad on something that small.

    Sorry, re-read, local to where I'll be. Got it thanks.
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    I would have thought the same Steve. But I went...

    I would have thought the same Steve. But I went to put the knob on the DG the other day, and the grub screw was SMALL. I've a fairly large, and complete set of keys, but none that small.
  16. Thread: Tool stores LA.

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    Tool stores LA.

    Hi Guys,

    I find myself at short notice heading to LA tomorrow for a quick 32 hour visit.

    I'm chasing the very small Allen Keys to put the knobs back on the DG and Altimeter. (Google suggests I...
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    Hi guys. I'm looking to purchase a set of 850...

    Hi guys.

    I'm looking to purchase a set of 850 x 6 tyres. All right tires for you lot. Looking on A/Spruce I see the Goodyear are tubeless. I seem to remember the one's I had on the Cub had tubes. ...
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    Would anyone have some suggestions as to where my...

    Would anyone have some suggestions as to where my electrical man would find some specifications on this T&B circuit breaker? It reads as a Klixon CA 2.

    It lives on top of the glovebox.

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    I snuck out yesterday before the Minister of...

    I snuck out yesterday before the Minister of Photography (and noise abatement procedures :wink: ) was home from work.

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    Talk about supply chain disruptions. A/Spruce...

    Talk about supply chain disruptions.

    A/Spruce tell me no 3" Scat hose in until June. I tried locally and they were out. It'll be getting cold where I am by then.

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    Well it flew, and flew beautifully yesterday....

    Well it flew, and flew beautifully yesterday. What a great feeling.

    Lots of little things to sort but they seem minor now it's flying.

    I love the contrast of these two photos.

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    I've just had a look at my thread and timeline of...

    I've just had a look at my thread and timeline of the project. Yes it's been a long trot. But who would have predicted that I'd be locked down for eight months last year, unable to go to a shop and...
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    Coming along. Does anyone know how to get...

    Coming along.

    Does anyone know how to get some of the blanks where the white switches were once, above the circuit breakers?

    It took a little creativity to get a PTT button on the control...
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    Hello all. I've a question on light rings...

    Hello all.

    I've a question on light rings shown below on the pilot panel. For the co-pilot panel, I'm using red light rings. (3" ones on the RPM and MAP and a 2" one on the EGT)

    The 2" ring I...
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    Not sure when I joined, but being cheap, I guess...

    Not sure when I joined, but being cheap, I guess it was a number of years after I first started sifting through it.
    A special thanks to Steve Pierce, Mike and Web for their advise and of course the...
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