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    Thanks very much for the ideas etc.

    Thanks very much for the ideas etc.
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    Reduced Fuel Capacity when on 29" Tires?

    Hi Guys
    I recently drained my fuel tank to calibrate a dipstick. I was quite surprised when filling her up again that I only got to 11 Gallons instead of 12. The only reason I can see for this is...
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    Ha ha thanks, this is exactly what I envision...

    Ha ha thanks, this is exactly what I envision happening. I was also going to just do some garbage bags and dump. Not quite the issue one has with remains. Do you know if the petals were visible from...
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    Flower Petal Release

    A odd one, has anyone ever done a flower petal drop from an aircraft? Any tips? What sort of effect did it have? I would think that a large bag of petals would just make a small smudge?
  5. Thanks very much everyone! A real wealth of gen

    Thanks very much everyone! A real wealth of gen
  6. Thank you PM sent

    Thank you PM sent
  7. Thanks guys. This is a ex-airforce aircraft so...

    Thanks guys. This is a ex-airforce aircraft so certainly had a hard life! Also very difficult to value a old 470 185 as so few of them come up for sale.
  8. Looking at O470 powered C185 what are the things to look out for?

    A friend has asked me to cast an eye over a O470 powered Cessna 185. It is NTCA and has been recently refurbed. Any advice on the pitfalls of ownership? I am aware of the wing and tail AD anything...
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    First half of this video shows a fair bit of my...

    First half of this video shows a fair bit of my Cub! The rest is playing in our area so if you're not interested can it after the cub bit.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soAqVgPQA3I
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    2022 Hunting, Fishing and Outdoors

    Guess new year, new thread. Ill kick it off with a video from 1st of January where we tried to cram in as much as we could!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soAqVgPQA3I
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    In South Africa we have great lakes, dams rivers...

    In South Africa we have great lakes, dams rivers ocean estuaries etc etc. But we have a less than helpful Civil Aviation Authority and Department of Environmental Affairs which means that if you want...
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    There are worse places to be during the winter......

    There are worse places to be during the winter... All good fun!
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    Thanks very much! I'm enjoying the 29" I think...

    Thanks very much! I'm enjoying the 29" I think they look just right :-p. Buy a ticket and come down south and fly it for a bit. That a brace of Ptarmigan I see in the bottom pic?
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    Show us your J3....

    I'm not sure if there is already one of these threads out there but its Monday morning, lets see some pictures of everyones J3's! (Also I am very chuffed with some pictures that I recently got of...
  15. Thread: J-3 tool kit?

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    South Africans.... cant take them anywhere :-p

    South Africans.... cant take them anywhere :-p
  16. Thread: J-3 tool kit?

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    Never seen these before! What size seems to be...

    Never seen these before! What size seems to be the most handy?
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    Thanks guys, just wanting to make sure there isnt...

    Thanks guys, just wanting to make sure there isnt some insiders tip with a specific tool etc. I used to have a share in a twin comanche, one of the vital things was a piece of prestick to prevent...
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    J-3 tool kit?

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    Finally got my J3 in the air after a lengthy paperwork debacle with our South African Civil Aviation Association. I was wondering what tools do you guys recommend one keeps in the...
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    Thanks Guys, I appreciate the help

    Thanks Guys, I appreciate the help
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    Thanks very much!

    Thanks very much!
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    Finally got her up and running! I flew around the...

    Finally got her up and running! I flew around the area for a while at full throttle but the temps crept past the 200 degree mark on my oil temp gauge and I got worried so throttled back and cooled...
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    A few pics from the close out of my local (South...

    A few pics from the close out of my local (South African) river fishing season, mid fall beaut weather, great fishing and stunning scenery. Most memorable trip of the season was springing my not...
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    Engine break in procedure C85 Stroker

    Hi all, my J3 is almost ready to get back in the skies. I have overhauled my C85 and done the stroker upgrade and was wondering what every one recommends as a engine break in procedure? I have...
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    How long do different jobs take on a J3?

    A bit of an odd query, but here is the background. My Cub is type certified so has to go through a certified shop in South Africa, I have used some guys at a local airfield and since they started the...
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    Thanks Glen thats great

    Thanks Glen thats great
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