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    FlyLowSlow- Mine is going on Baumann 1500's as...

    FlyLowSlow- Mine is going on Baumann 1500's as well. Bud was a smart guy: I'm curious what he came up with as I'm sure it's well sorted and functional.

    Thanks,

    Sik
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    J3 Water Rudder Handle Location

    When on floats, what are people doing for water rudder latch mechanisms and location of installation? (J3 flown from the back seat). I've always had the cable/handle hooked on the floor to two screws...
  3. Inappropriate location for this exchange. No...

    Inappropriate location for this exchange. No apology to you Irishfield, but I do apologize to the rest of supercub.org for the previous three posts.

    I am curious however (back on topic), who made...
  4. I have chosen to take a different route regarding...

    I have chosen to take a different route regarding the Murphy floats and no longer need information for construction. Simply put, I didn't want to waste your time, thus no contact.

    Sik
  5. What kind of floats are in post # 21? Sik

    What kind of floats are in post # 21?

    Sik
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    Skywagon- All pertinent questions. The...

    Skywagon- All pertinent questions. The application will likely be an experimental J3. I have a set of brand new Baumann 1500 floats which are all set to go, and in all water applications is the...
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    Hey there Keith, been a while. I haven't posted...

    Hey there Keith, been a while. I haven't posted on the Murphy builders site: didn't know it existed. You should come down for coffee one of these days.

    Sik
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    Murphy 1800 Amphib Questions

    The logical place to ask the following question(s) is Murphy technical support. I've emailed tech support, called the main line, emailed sales, and no dice. Can't get ahold of anybody.

    So I'll...
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    Fantastic. Thank you RoddyM. Sik.

    Fantastic. Thank you RoddyM.

    Sik.
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    Pierre Girard Contact Info?

    Does anybody have the contact info for Pierre Girard? I believe he is from Eastern Canada, however I do not know that to be fact.

    I appreciated the help in advance, and Merry Christmas to...
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    I VERY MUCH appreciate it flylowslow

    I VERY MUCH appreciate it flylowslow
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    Baumann 1500 Help Please

    Does anybody have, or know anybody that has, a Flight Manual Supplement for a set of Baumann 1500 straight floats installed on a J3? Any help locating would be very much appreciated.


    Regards, ...
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    aktango58 said it well, with "Now, if we all...

    aktango58 said it well, with "Now, if we all don't mind learning some lessons from this, maybe we can keep ourselves out of trouble for a while."

    Agree fully. I'm happy he got the 800 pound...
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    Thrust washers, I'd bet.

    Thrust washers, I'd bet.
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    How tight is tight? If real tight... I'd bet it's...

    How tight is tight? If real tight... I'd bet it's the thrust washers. Similar experience happened to a friend with his C90-8. Page 97 and 98 in the C-85 overhaul manual show these washers.

    BUT, if...
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    I’m not sure about Canada but I went down a...

    I’m not sure about Canada but I went down a similar road to the South. I’m commercially certificated in the USA, but wanted to fly in Honduras. I could have flown there off of USA certificates but...
  17. Well, according to Harvey Silvergate the average...

    Well, according to Harvey Silvergate the average American commits 3 felonies per day, just due to ignorance of the law. That’s the average know nothing-do nothing boring schmuck. Now, think about the...
  18. I haven't recently received a USA rating, but I...

    I haven't recently received a USA rating, but I don't ever recall being asked in the paperwork process if I "earned" a felony conviction. Anybody else know for sure?

    Flip side however, for...
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    I hope I'm not hijacking the thread, but can...

    I hope I'm not hijacking the thread, but can someone please further elaborate on the process and functionality of a horizontal bell crank? We're in the process of a J3 build, with extended baggage. ...
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    That number seems right. I'm sure powder coat is...

    That number seems right. I'm sure powder coat is good for many many MANY years, but if there is a crack or anomaly, I want to see it. I'd rather have something not look absolutely perfect (as a...
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    I researched the tool question and have some...

    I researched the tool question and have some information for yawl. After talking to a multitude of people, it seems like the Greyco XP 85 is the correct tool for the job. It has a turbine in the gun...
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    Electrostatic Painting!!!!! THAT looks like the...

    Electrostatic Painting!!!!! THAT looks like the way to paint a fuselage! I wonder if any epoxy paint can be used with this method? This is definitely worth researching. Any excuse for getting a new...
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    46-12 My dad has a 180 with Imron on it. The...

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    My dad has a 180 with Imron on it. The paint on it is probably 25 years old and it still buffs to a shine. How much has the chemical makeup of Imron been changed in the last 25 years? Is the...
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    Fuselage Primer/Paint

    I'm sure this has been previously discussed to death, but please pardon my inability to find the information. To preface, I've decided against powder coating...

    In the past I've painted most steel...
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