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    Heres a J3 fuselage frame drawing for the...

    Heres a J3 fuselage frame drawing for the details. I tried to put it in here but if it doesn't show up I can send it to your email. Its a fairly big .pdf file 44678
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    All of the above plus number of teeth in the saw...

    All of the above plus number of teeth in the saw blade for smoothe cuts. Coarse blades usually work better in solid aluminum but the fine blades can work better in thin wall. A good rule of thumb is...
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    Yeah I know......….. don't know why they still...

    Yeah I know......….. don't know why they still sell them, not much cheaper. Cost a lot more in the long run
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    Yup ............. Wag still sells them. The...

    Yup ............. Wag still sells them. The 5/8-18 is extreme overkill when you compare its tensile strength with the 5/16 bolt in shear at the top attach. Everyone seems to get the "warm and fuzzy...
  5. Vic With that high lift wing just go with...

    Vic

    With that high lift wing just go with Friese type ailerons and no differential......................
  6. They will be on stand-offs or pylons on the...

    They will be on stand-offs or pylons on the backside of the front spar holding a bearing/bushing for a torque shaft running behind the spar near the top. Will get some pics up when I get then in...
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    Casey I have a complete PA12 boot...

    Casey

    I have a complete PA12 boot cowl/firewall left over from an earlier project. Really good condition I can get you some pics or measurements off of if that would help. I have PA12 fuselage...
  8. Sky I guess I put this in the wrong place but...

    Sky

    I guess I put this in the wrong place but the discusion turned to slats/slots .................... I'll probly get spanked. This particular wing is 165" spar, short wing, extended slightly but...
  9. Coming soon ...…………………… WIP passive slat based...

    Coming soon ...…………………… WIP passive slat based on Piper style construction with 31" spar centers

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    sky Is your false spar at the flap as in Piper...

    sky

    Is your false spar at the flap as in Piper drawing 11670? That is what I was referring to by "more air". ................. more air from the high pressure side to get accelerated thru the...
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    Oli From what I have been able to gather from...

    Oli

    From what I have been able to gather from others research, the gap, slot or nozzle (different terms in different researches) created by the flap should be about 1.5% - 1.75% of...
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    Charlie Dunno if you have ever seen these or...

    Charlie

    Dunno if you have ever seen these or not but great for gas welding, you put whatever "cheater" lens in that you need and don't have to stack your glasses.

    Wouldn't help RV from poking...
  13. Old Crow stopped by last week before going across...

    Old Crow stopped by last week before going across the pond. Had a small oil leak in a line for the flap actuator above the right gear that had to be taken care of before he long over water adventure....
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    dga You are right.......... corn is A source...

    dga

    You are right.......... corn is A source for ethanol but not a GOOD source. Sugar beets and cane are the best but it STILL takes more energy to distill the alcohol than the energy you derive...
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    Was at AC Spruce earlier ............. Madi says...

    Was at AC Spruce earlier ............. Madi says Hi!

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    Yep, then plug it in the 'puter for "will call"...

    Yep, then plug it in the 'puter for "will call" at AC Spruce. Drive a few miles and Madi hands it to me over the counter. Sure is great having them just a few minutes away!
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    Ha, I know...… everything that was easy to find...

    Ha, I know...… everything that was easy to find is now more difficult...….. it's under "heater"

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/2diaytube.php?clickkey=10872
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    Big game hunter Dzus........... wife said we had...

    Big game hunter Dzus........... wife said we had to call him Zeus. ........... close enuff.

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    I went the el cheapo route and got the Drone X...

    I went the el cheapo route and got the Drone X ............ It will do more than I can with it. Just cant take the time to learn it. Any one else have one of these?
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    I hesitate to make a comment on this subject but...

    I hesitate to make a comment on this subject but what the hell............... The addition of ethanol to gasoline is a scam and always has been. It sells more "corn", sells more "gas" and you get...
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    bob I just need to SEE the fuselage to get an...

    bob

    I just need to SEE the fuselage to get an idea of what it will take to repair it. Is it an L4? I just got in a J3 that we are going to put the L4 glass in it and paint it up in the North...
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    sky Yes, that is a pic of the Cub I did in...

    sky

    Yes, that is a pic of the Cub I did in 1984-85. I have more pics but not very good detail of the install. .......... didn't think to document it back then. doesn't cost anything to document...
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    Need some info for a J3C-65S

    I have a J3C-65S fuselage coming in for a little welding/repair. I haven't had a factory seaplane fuselage since the mid 80s (faded pic below). Problem is this fuselage has been replaced at some...
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    Need some info for a J3C-65S

    I have a J3C-65S fuselage coming in for a little welding/repair. I haven't had a factory seaplane fuselage since the mid 80s (faded pic below). Problem is this fuselage has been replaced at some...
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    46 Cub Some folks double the sleeves to get...

    46 Cub

    Some folks double the sleeves to get rid if the exposed wires from the original swage. ................ some just to "be sure". BUT if this is not done absolutely in line with the original...
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