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    Glenn, That eye bolt is going through the strut...

    Glenn,
    That eye bolt is going through the strut and the fitting which then attaches to the deck fitting. Pretty solid.
    That eye bolt would be suitable to attach the crosswire to the upper fitting...
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    This is a cross wire attachment on an EDO 2000....

    This is a cross wire attachment on an EDO 2000. The flat strap between the wire and the spreader attachment bolt is called a wire pull. Notice the thick piece under the head of the bolt with the...
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    Oli, You have placed a bending load on the eye...

    Oli,
    You have placed a bending load on the eye bolt. This is an engineering no no. The load path should be in a straight line from your cross wire to the float deck fitting. The picture doesn't show...
  4. If the rudder is the original, it IS 1025 steel. ...

    If the rudder is the original, it IS 1025 steel.

    Drawing 40622
    6384163840http://www.supercubproject.com/drawings/pdfs/A3310113.pdf
    The rudder post is the -3 part. the description of materiel is...
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    Pipeline patrol hours are usually much easier on...

    Pipeline patrol hours are usually much easier on the airplane than other types of flying since it is mostly easy cross country cruising. The paint used 40 years ago by Cessna was good paint and the...
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    Cardiff, Go to https://www.faa.gov. Over on the...

    Cardiff,
    Go to https://www.faa.gov. Over on the right side enter the airplane's N number/submit. At the top of that page select N-Numbers then Request for Aircraft records. On that screen order the...
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    You should be using the capstan style of servo...

    You should be using the capstan style of servo for full travel. Mount it aft of the baggage area.
    https://www.michiganavionics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/capstan.jpg
  8. The 5th and 6th seats in a 185 & 180 are an...

    The 5th and 6th seats in a 185 & 180 are an optional bench in the baggage compartment intended for "little" people.
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    Absolutely ... YES. I registered mine as soon as...

    Absolutely ... YES. I registered mine as soon as I got the kit. Completion was four years later.
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    In reading post #2 my antennae were raised. Spins...

    In reading post #2 my antennae were raised. Spins are stall maneuvers. Recovery from spins should be completed at low airspeeds in order to prevent an airframe overload. Why did this declared "Pilot...
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    Sticky: Just try to imagine what was happening...

    Just try to imagine what was happening geologically during some point in time to form that terrain and what happened to the sea levels. Did the seal level go down or did the terrain rise by however...
  12. I renewed on line with very quick results. A week...

    I renewed on line with very quick results. A week or two... very surprising.
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    My BC12D had a 6 gallon tank in the right wing...

    My BC12D had a 6 gallon tank in the right wing with a shut off valve only. There was no vent connection to the main tank This was approved on the original type Certificate.
    There was also this...
  14. And don't use as much brake force, as the longer...

    And don't use as much brake force, as the longer gear will be more easily be able to nose it over due to the extra leverage.
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    I'll second their quality workmanship and service.

    I'll second their quality workmanship and service.
  16. I installed a set of Aero Skis on a Husky. There...

    I installed a set of Aero Skis on a Husky. There was no welding required.
    ...
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    That's for a 2400 rpm engine. Low pitch 15.0* ...

    That's for a 2400 rpm engine. Low pitch 15.0* High pitch 29,4*

    Propeller and 1. McCauley constant speed propeller (threadless) (landplane, skiplane) Propeller Limits (a) Hub C2A34C204,...
  18. If you have any reservations about compatibility...

    If you have any reservations about compatibility consider a Balance Master. I just installed one and am very satisfied with a noticeable improvement of smoothness. ...
  19. I noticed that too. I guess we will have to wait...

    I noticed that too. I guess we will have to wait and see.

    Shhhh! Don't give them any ideas. :evil:
  20. Before you make your decision, investigate the...

    Before you make your decision, investigate the aerodynamic advantages of a scimitar shaped propeller blade. Just google "scimitar propeller advantages". Using todays CAD-CAM capabilities along with...
  21. As it should be again.

    As it should be again.
  22. FAA Extending Aircraft Registration Period to Seven Years

    Extending the registration period from three years to seven years. Why does it take an act of Congress to make the FAA do something productive? ...
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    See my answer in Post #29...

    See my answer in Post #29 https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?61354-Difference-between-CC-amp-Dakota-headerless-designs-Exp-PA18-Fuel-system-decisions 8)
  24. You have just described several good reasons for...

    You have just described several good reasons for installing a cross vent line. If there is any potential for vent blockage in your use of the plane, then absolutely install a cross vent. Make certain...
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    My E-AB Cub has a single Left-Right-Both-Off...

    My E-AB Cub has a single Left-Right-Both-Off valve, no header tanks, dual tank outlets, 24 gallon tanks, snorkel vented caps and no cross vent line. Never had any type of issue nor saw any need for a...
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