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    Met a guy at Minem lodge (way back when) who flew...

    Met a guy at Minem lodge (way back when) who flew one in. Said it wasn’t really worth it.
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    Don’t you guys ever use “calibration hammers?”...

    Don’t you guys ever use “calibration hammers?” Red on one head, green on the other....wham! Calibrate up, .....wham! Calibrate down.....
  3. Thread: Draco

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    Things tend to go south even faster on takeoff,...

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    I feel the geek in me coming out....I wonder if...

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    That’ll buff right out......give him a week or...

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    My dad was an engineer for Mobil Oil, he...

    My dad was an engineer for Mobil Oil, he explained to me that oil of any given viscosity had to have a distribution of molecule lengths to penetrate small openings(short) and long molecules to drain...
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    Fiat has simplified everything. Same as a Fiat,...

    Fiat has simplified everything. Same as a Fiat, push it off a cliff at 100,000 miles......
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    As I recall, the speed of a chemical...

    As I recall, the speed of a chemical reaction(oxidation) doubles for every 15 degrees Fahrenheit increase in temperature. If true, this tells me that the most oxidation takes place while sitting...
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    Drove a ‘96 cherokee for 18 years before a Prius...

    Drove a ‘96 cherokee for 18 years before a Prius took it out. I had to change out a lot of parts with beefed up aftermarket stuff to bypass all that crappy Chrysler engineering.......
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    I recall from trade a plane that he had to sell...

    I recall from trade a plane that he had to sell his sweetheart twin commanche afterwards as United screwed him in a retirement payment crisis they went through. Anyone have any more info on that?
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  11. I “aborted” in ‘97...that was the year that most...

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    Google: site:supercub.org CHT

    Google: site:supercub.org CHT
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    Lycoming specifies 4” water pressure...

    Lycoming specifies 4” water pressure differential. If you only have two, that’s your problem.
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    Go to Google and enter: site:supercub.org CHT and...

    Go to Google and enter: site:supercub.org CHT and you will have a LOT of reading......
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    I’ve used 15x3 inch auger type anchors. Perfect...

    I’ve used 15x3 inch auger type anchors. Perfect for Midwest soil, for Idaho, forget it....you can get even longer ones...
  16. Thread: Hot Cylinder

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    I found that one cylinder was running 25 degrees...

    I found that one cylinder was running 25 degrees hotter was doing so because the bushing to the rocker arm was offset and rubbing against the boss......creating extra friction heat....
  17. Add the front spar attach beef-up to go with the...

    Add the front spar attach beef-up to go with the gross weight increase mod rear spar attach enhancement (whew, too many adjectives there!)
    Oh, and the Attlee bolt-in tail x-brace .....
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    A 32’ by 42’ hanger will NOT handle two...

    A 32’ by 42’ hanger will NOT handle two cubs....and that’s before I put workbenches in it.....
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    OK, the curves on the chart are magnetic cycles...

    OK, the curves on the chart are magnetic cycles of the sun, recently discovered, as they vary with respect to each other, cause solar cycles, which occasionally result in sunspot minimums like the...
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    I think that we are going to see a significantly...

    I think that we are going to see a significantly shorter growing (camping) season this year due to the onslaught of the Eddy Minimum....this wont really get much better until 2024. Thus, MB, and JC,...
  21. Thread: Tank buster Cub

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    I recall reading that he had to get within 50...

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    When Utah Power flew Supercubs for line patrol,...

    When Utah Power flew Supercubs for line patrol, people would call local authorities all the time thinking it had crashed. We always notified local law enforcement when it would be in their area. Once...
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    Don’t worry, Biblical levels of stupidity and...

    Don’t worry, Biblical levels of stupidity and corruption always result in Biblical consequences....

    go to YouTube and search on: “micro nova”.......
  24. In theory, the leak of high pressure air in front...

    In theory, the leak of high pressure air in front of the double slotted flap should encourage air molecules to not change direction 90 degrees and exit out the wingtip (40 mph, normally, with factory...
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    For every round you put down range, you’ll...

    For every round you put down range, you’ll probably get one back. So, how many rounds do you ​really need?
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