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    WTB: What is your budget?

    What is your budget?
  2. I have a pair of brand new Scott brake cylinders,...

    I have a pair of brand new Scott brake cylinders, a used set with North River boosters and probably a stock set with diaphragms. Message me what you think they are worth.
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    I can imagine what the response was when you...

    I can imagine what the response was when you posted it on Facebook.
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    Caught it this morning while waiting to leave...

    Caught it this morning while waiting to leave Nebraska. Doug did good, that is Doug as himself in the real world having fun. I see what happens when I am not around. ;)
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    Ditto Eddie. Tony and I and a few others will...

    Ditto Eddie. Tony and I and a few others will continue to do what we do and have a good time doing it and hopefully meet other like minded people along the way. Been in Nebraska doing a Super Cub...
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    There is a comment section under the article. I...

    There is a comment section under the article. I tried to leave a comment ment but can't log onto my AvWeb account. Doesn't recognize my email address although they email me several times es a week. I...
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    All you gain with 16 ribs is a higher Vne. I...

    All you gain with 16 ribs is a higher Vne. I haven't seen any Super Cubs do 158 mph so no big deal to me. I do like the 2 ribs in the tank bay, less prone to cracking.

    Your spars can be spliced if...
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    I fly gravel bars weekly on an ever changing...

    I fly gravel bars weekly on an ever changing river that can go from 3 feet to 30 feet in a matter of hours and ever changing the landscape. It is a challenge and I have found fellow pilots that enjoy...
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    They do.

    They do.
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    The FX3 will hang with any average Super Cub and...

    The FX3 will hang with any average Super Cub and then walk off and hide from it in cruise. Fly it back to back with a Husky and you will really grin. It is all about mission and budget. The FX3 is...
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    If he wants to be taken seriously he should get...

    If he wants to be taken seriously he should get his facts correct first. Obvious he is ignorant to many other things to do with this event.
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    I see no reason to hold a customer Cherokee 6...

    I see no reason to hold a customer Cherokee 6 hostage so it can be reweighed because a mechanic thinks it should be reweighed after strip and paint. They say I could loose at least 5 lbs on my plane...
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    Have you flown the FX3?

    Have you flown the FX3?
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    Lot of free publicity on social media from...

    Lot of free publicity on social media from people's heads exploding because it isn't being built in Alaska. ;) I got invited twice to bid on building the Airmen's giveaway Super Cub. No way for many...
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    So you balanced the control surfaces and...

    So you balanced the control surfaces and reweighed the entire airplane after repaint? Would be curious how different they would be between the two paint jobs.
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    Every PA12 I have flown needed a lot of trim...

    Every PA12 I have flown needed a lot of trim through different realms of flight.
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    My reference was taking a painted aircraft into a...

    My reference was taking a painted aircraft into a paint shop where the old paint was completely stripped and the aircraft was repainted. Sure there could be a change in weight but in reality paint...
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    I break the adjoining skin to stiffen the seam.

    I break the adjoining skin to stiffen the seam.
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    I was gonna post on this but didn't get to it....

    I was gonna post on this but didn't get to it. Years ago during the drought kids were running up and down the river beds on 4 wheelers at all hours of the night raising hell and not making friends of...
  20. I have seen aileron tension said to be 30 ft/lbs...

    I have seen aileron tension said to be 30 ft/lbs on the PA18 but don't recall an official tension. I like about half of that.
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    Another mechanic on the field is doing an annual...

    Another mechanic on the field is doing an annual on a freshly painted aircraft and says it should have been reweighed. I have never heard that before. Strip, prime and paint. We will see where he...
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    My Clipper 3 pointed beautifully. Always seemed...

    My Clipper 3 pointed beautifully. Always seemed to touch the tailwheel just slightly before the mains and she was done flying, rolled out perfectly with the stick in my gut.
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    Waiting on their STC for the certified world....

    Waiting on their STC for the certified world. Paperwork is submitted, waiting on FAA was what they told me last conversation.
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    I have seen quite a few logs where mechanic...

    I have seen quite a few logs where mechanic swapped equipment, tires, pods etc. and didn't revise the W&B or equipment list. I find and correct. One was from the manufacturer from the start. They...
  25. Aircraft cable should be pre-stretched. I have...

    Aircraft cable should be pre-stretched. I have not noticed a change in cable tension on the Cub Crafters products but I have not been specifically checking either. I have found frayed cables at the...
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