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    They flow a lot of air but they sometimes leak in...

    They flow a lot of air but they sometimes leak in the rain. They do pump some air.....

    Bill
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  4. Steve I think I have all the calendars, but...

    Steve

    I think I have all the calendars, but they are at Poplar Grove. I just got back into the lower 48 and I will be happy to shoot pics as soon as I get back there, probably around Thursday.
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  5. I am having a similar problem with my Internet...

    I am having a similar problem with my Internet provider. It seems to work everywhere else I go, except with the provider at Poplar Grove. I will have to contact them.
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    An udder disaster. Bill

    An udder disaster.

    Bill
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    I think, maybe, an area not discussed is the...

    I think, maybe, an area not discussed is the temperature change in an unheated hanger and the amount of moisture and condensation that causes. At night, an in heated hanger can drop to 20 or 30 in...
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    Very short video showing the lights in action...

    Very short video showing the lights in action here

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?40889-Building-a-Javron-Cub&p=687207&viewfull=1#post687207

    There were a couple of times this...
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    Wow, not sure I saved anyone but maybe I helped...

    Wow, not sure I saved anyone but maybe I helped and that’s great.

    Here is the link to a little info on the install and if you scroll down a bit there is a post with exact weights.
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    Bob Since you know your schedule I highly...

    Bob

    Since you know your schedule I highly recommend you set up your own "excursions". Call Taquan Air in ketchikan and charter a Beaver for an hour or two to take you "flight seeing". They will...
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    I really look forward to seeing this and looking...

    I really look forward to seeing this and looking up close. Larry is an incredible builder and I'm sure I will pick up all kinds of great ideas. Those of you building.....go look and talk to Larry....
  12. I spent a summer flying behind a MT constant...

    I spent a summer flying behind a MT constant speed. At most I gained 7 MPH in cruise. There is so much drag on a big tire supercub that the CS prop really does not help much. If you want to go...
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    3 1/2 inches or so but MCS has a good technique ...

    3 1/2 inches or so but MCS has a good technique

    bill
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    I have tried, repeatedly, to get Tom at Aerocet...

    I have tried, repeatedly, to get Tom at Aerocet to make an amphib float for supercubs at 22 to 2300 pound gross. He says there’s just no profit in it. Too bad, I would love to have a set of...
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    Well......greasing the floats after every...

    Well......greasing the floats after every landing/day is not always very practical, when on a 3 month float trip in Alaska. That is fine if you leave your hangar.....go fly for an hour or two....then...
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    Awesome thread Sam. Thank you for posting. Please...

    Awesome thread Sam. Thank you for posting. Please keep it going.

    Bill
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    43535 Nome Alaska. That is pretty much the whole...

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    Nome Alaska. That is pretty much the whole place.


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    Just another gravel bar.....


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    Serpentine Hot Springs. The larger building you can camp in. Has a stove and other misc...
  18. Awesome thread Doc. Thank you!! Bill

    Awesome thread Doc. Thank you!!

    Bill
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    Not much time to post but here is a little more...

    Not much time to post but here is a little more info.....

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    This was my route of flight. Anchorage to Fairbanks to Nome to Kotz to Bettles through Anaktuvik Pass, Barrow, Deadhorse, Inuvik,...
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    Typically 7.8 down low (

    Typically 7.8 down low (<2K) and around 7.2 up higher (6K)
    Pmags really help and I'm running LOP

    Bill
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    Sounds about right. 180 Hp, Cato 84/43,...

    Sounds about right.
    180 Hp, Cato 84/43, Wip2100A, at 2400 I get right about 100mph, about the same on 31" bush wheels.
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    Check useful load, and does that meet your...

    Check useful load, and does that meet your mission.

    Bill
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    Folks Time to get back to flying. The annual...

    Folks

    Time to get back to flying. The annual was pretty easy this year, although I did rebuild all the retract systems in the floats. Did a little baffle work, and a few other items. If I have...
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    FS: Sale Pending. Thanks Bill

    Sale Pending.

    Thanks

    Bill
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    The energy is really dependent on touchdown...

    The energy is really dependent on touchdown speed. I was quite slow on touchdown, (small lake so was doing a short field style arrival), and the flip was very slow. I had plenty of time to cuss,...
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