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  1. indeed, I’m sure you do.... MTV

    indeed, I’m sure you do....

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    Unless I'm mistaken, Restricted Category...

    Unless I'm mistaken, Restricted Category airworthiness certificates generally are issued for a specific type of operation. The one for the A model Cub would be specific to agricultural operations, I...
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    Re read post #5 above. You MAY be buying a...

    Re read post #5 above. You MAY be buying a fuselage. Almost every “recover” winds up finding problems that must be fixed. These are old airplanes, and most have live a tough life. Wait until the...
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    John, That May be. Never seen them open, just...

    John,

    That May be. Never seen them open, just pics.

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    Maybe an hour or a bit more. MTV

    Maybe an hour or a bit more.

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    Two to three hours to install amphibs sounds...

    Two to three hours to install amphibs sounds pretty light, even on a second or third install.....but,

    I ran Huskys that went from wheels to floats and back seasonally. Change never took over 3...
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    It does help if you don't break the things, thus...

    It does help if you don't break the things, thus requiring parts....:lol:

    As to all those machine screws, a mechanic works by the hour....then again, owner participation helps.

    And, yes, Piper...
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    indeed. In one of the still pictures you can...

    indeed. In one of the still pictures you can clearly see the right propeller stopped and not feathered.

    Great decision making and flying.

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    First question you should be asking when someone...

    First question you should be asking when someone tells you about the Husky is: "How much Husky time do YOU have?" Then, fly one for yourself and make up your own mind. Airfoil is same as a Cub. ...
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    Ain't it the truth? Frankly, I'm amazed there...

    Ain't it the truth? Frankly, I'm amazed there are still so many people involved in aircraft and component manufacture.....and thankful.

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    Sounds easy.....try it sometime..... MTV

    Sounds easy.....try it sometime.....

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    I think Steve made an important point or two. ...

    I think Steve made an important point or two. For years I’ve told folks who asked about Husky vs Cub that it’s all about the mission.

    If I were flying a relatively short distance to land on a...
  13. To me, the best argument for a Marvel carb with...

    To me, the best argument for a Marvel carb with mixture control is not the ability to lean so much, though it helps, but rather the ability to shut the engine down with idle cutoff mixture control. ...
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    Pete, Well, 180 hp engine vs 160, Constant...

    Pete,

    Well, 180 hp engine vs 160, Constant Speed prop vs fixed (and flat Borer props to boot), and the Husky may be just a bit more streamlined....

    I suspect the prop is the biggest difference,...
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    In my experience, our 160 hp Cubs were ~ 20 mph...

    In my experience, our 160 hp Cubs were ~ 20 mph slower than the Huskys, when mounted on the same gear (as in same model floats, same size tires, same skis.

    That was the primary reason I switched...
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    I've flown Huskys for work, on wheels, floats and...

    I've flown Huskys for work, on wheels, floats and skis. Great airplanes in all three categories.

    Adolph Galland, the famous German fighter general, responded when asked which aircraft was his...
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    Easiest way is to put it on wheels and weigh it. ...

    Easiest way is to put it on wheels and weigh it. Do you not have a wheels W/B? If so, you can calculate the new E/W on floats.

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  18. Sticky: Yes, I think this year is July 31/August 1. MTV

    Yes, I think this year is July 31/August 1.

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  19. Yep, thanks guys, Nice job! Great photos! As I...

    Yep, thanks guys, Nice job! Great photos! As I said a couple weeks ago, my two favorite parts of Alaska are the Wrangell-Saint Elias and the AK Peninsula....you hit the best of the best.

    THanks...
  20. Sticky: We had a long series of texts back and forth this...

    We had a long series of texts back and forth this morning on that topic. I think the current plan is to leave it “On” for now, but may use food trucks for meals. Stay tuned.

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  21. Sticky: Central Montana Hangar of MPA just announced...

    Central Montana Hangar of MPA just announced they’re postponing the Lewistown pancake breakfast.

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  22. Jim Wark did the trip, photographed it and...

    Jim Wark did the trip, photographed it and collaborated on a book: https://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Lewis-Clark-Joseph-Mussulman/dp/087842489X Would be a good reference.

    Stop in Bozeman. ...
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    And, I would respectfully point out that a...

    And, I would respectfully point out that a Producer is not necessarily exactly (or even close to) the same as a Bushmaster, and vice versa. One is STC'd, the other is Experimental.

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    As Web pointed out, we're not really "Grounding"...

    As Web pointed out, we're not really "Grounding" things, we're "Bonding" them to each other, electrically.

    At one point, we kept an airplane in the Coast Guard Air Station Hangar in Kodiak. ...
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    Is the aft cluster of the tail uncovered? ...

    Is the aft cluster of the tail uncovered? Keeping that cluster open helps with cleaning.

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