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    Water Wings - what has happened since last...

    Water Wings - what has happened since last fall?
    Does anyone out there have them on the floats?

    Super 22
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    Hardtailjohn, you have a PM. On another note;...

    Hardtailjohn, you have a PM.

    On another note; an electric jackscrew would work on wheelskis, would it not? What is available out there?

    Thanks for all the input!

    Super 22
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    Wheel-penetration ski design

    The straight 3000 skis that I use on my Bushmaster are great but sometimes the conditions I fly in would warrant wheel-skis or wheel-penetration (WP) skis. I've read the 'Northern Pilot' article...
  4. Thread: gun scabbards

    by Super 22
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    Fly a Bushmaster and you don't have to use a...

    Fly a Bushmaster and you don't have to use a scabbard attached to the struts! :wink:

    Super 22
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    Hi Logan, Got your message earlier about the...

    Hi Logan,

    Got your message earlier about the BC Floatplane Ass'n annual meeting in mid July. I will not be able to come down this year but hope you have a good get-together. My friend Bill D. from...
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    Bob, I should be around at the end of June....

    Bob,
    I should be around at the end of June.
    Send me a message a few days before you leave!

    Hans
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    Jerry, You have a private message. Super 22

    Jerry,
    You have a private message.

    Super 22
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    The snowmobilers stuck on the Llewellyn Glacier...

    The snowmobilers stuck on the Llewellyn Glacier made out OK, rescued by helicopter. One fellow had frozen feet and spent a few days in the hospital.
    Some lakes in northeren BC certainly has...
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    Rainbow and Steelhead fishing spots are strictly...

    Rainbow and Steelhead fishing spots are strictly guarded secrets, here as elsewhere.... 8) For Lake Trout it is good to have a boat, I got a sturdy aluminum one. There is BIG Pike in some of the...
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    aktango58; Fishing around Atlin is great -...

    aktango58; Fishing around Atlin is great - especially nice if you got a floatplane :D
    I caught a 26lbs Lake Trout last summer, but you need a boat for this type of fishing. Grayling is common in...
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    Atlin, BC, CANADA

    Atlin, BC, CANADA

    For Cub and other pilots going to/from Alaska, you might want to stop in Atlin, BC, a small town in NW British Columbia. An hour south will take you to Juneau, AK; an hour north...
  12. Thread: ski bottoms

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    T. J. I used 4" pipeline tape last winter on a...

    T. J.

    I used 4" pipeline tape last winter on a set of Aeroski 3000s with straight aluminum. It worked out OK but the tape wore off quite fast. Many of the oldtimers used this in the past. "Teflon"...
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    Tell us about CCI vs. Micro , do you glue them on...

    Tell us about CCI vs. Micro , do you glue them on the same? How many VGs per wing? Some people that I know put all kinds of T-shaped aluminum on the wings, and it works.
    I tried a Super Cub with...
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    Woodcuck, Pull up your stakes from Boston, MA,...

    Woodcuck,

    Pull up your stakes from Boston, MA, and move to the northwest. There is actually, still, quite a bit of bushflying to be had up here. A fellow that I know moved here from London,...
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    Great Job, Alaska!

    Congratulations to all Alaskans! You are on the right path! We had a good wolf management program here in BC until the do-gooders got to influence the politicians. Look at game populations from Fort...
  16. Skraeling, Good to hear that you fly a...

    Skraeling,

    Good to hear that you fly a Producer - that is essentially what we call a Bushmaster here in BC, Canada. I got one (experimental) with regular 18 gear and 1.5" axles. I just had a set...
  17. Thread: PA 20/22

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    I fly a stretched Piper PA-22 TriPacer/Pacer,...

    I fly a stretched Piper PA-22 TriPacer/Pacer, called a Bushmaster here in Canada- it looks very much like the modified Pacer on the Dakota Cub website. Many of the ones I know are certified, mine...
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    Steve, With my first airplane , a PA-11 with a...

    Steve,

    With my first airplane , a PA-11 with a C-90, I used to come tight into airstrips, slipping " all the way", and making very short landings. Mostly this was not with any heavy loads, besides...
  19. Gurneu Flaps.

    Jerry and Jim C,

    Sorry for not responding - have been away. I see that you have the theories of the Gurney flap under control - even started a separate post on the topic. Found some info on the...
  20. Gurney flaps.

    Wayne or Jerry,

    Do you guys have any experience with Gurney flaps? There is an article in "Custom Planes", May 2002 about a slow flying Cub with these high lift devices. It is a 3/4" stip of...
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    I use Phillips 66 X/C 20W50 in my O-320. ...

    I use Phillips 66 X/C 20W50 in my O-320. stewartb, tell me the amount of STP recommended by the engine builder you mentioned?

    What amount of MMO is used in the gas?

    Hans

    :D
  22. Thread: Tailwinds

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    Ramchaser, I had a good friend killed in a Cessna...

    Ramchaser, I had a good friend killed in a Cessna 180, on his home strip and close to where I lived. I had been invited to go up to his trapline, but I denied since my first son had just been born....
  23. Wayne, my Bushmaster with a Cub Wing/leading edge...

    Wayne, my Bushmaster with a Cub Wing/leading edge cuff does quite well. However, I feel that with your slat system and a spoiler we are flying at 20mph. That spells some safe flying to me. Could...
  24. Wayne, I looked at the pictures , #34-37 of the...

    Wayne, I looked at the pictures , #34-37 of the Dakota Coyote on "Supercubs Galore". Your slats "fold", being controlled from the driver's seat? What are the advantages / disadvantages of this design...
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    Take a look at the prices from PNWAero, they are...

    Take a look at the prices from PNWAero, they are higher than a kit for a homebuilt from Micro Aerodynamics. Micro has already tested their VGs on Cub wings.

    Hans :)
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