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    You got the Sherrif right.... i am towing with...

    You got the Sherrif right....

    i am towing with the refugio soaring club using their cub. ... N3984Z lycoming O-320
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    Yeah I noticed you have to thermal to gain any...

    Yeah I noticed you have to thermal to gain any altitude with the heavier gliders...I havent even flown a glider yet, but I am learning just by towing.

    How about slipping at 125mph. was I about to...
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    Glider Towing

    How many people here tow gliders with a PA-18?

    I started towing this weekend. Since making the worst decision of my life in 2013(selling the cub) i finally found a way to fly a super cub....and...
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    so why haven't they updated database to 3 year requirement?

    Type Registration
    Individual


    Manufacturer Name
    PIPER
    Certificate Issue Date
    04/17/2007
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    muffler still available?

    DOES anyone have a muffler for a PA-18 with a Lyc O-290D2
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    muffler bad?

    Am I lucky??? I smelled what I thought was the alternater belt slipping on take off (burning rubber). I got home and looked under the cowling and found the following...
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    flying for a month....no landings

    is it damaging to the spar to leave the plane jacked off the ground on wing jacks for 1.5 months?.....we started getting ready for the annual then life hit.
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    chicken beak

    chicken beak
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    spinner rubbed nose bowl

    we took off the cowling and swung the motor to changed the oil screen....but when put cowling back on and started her up, I smelled something that i thought was burning oil. The nose bole now has...
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    aileron cables

    what should loose ends of aileron wires look like?...Is it normal to have a slight fray on the bare end of the cable? There is not a stop sleeve on the bare end of the cable. NicoPress sleeve is...
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    brake fluid Fairy

    Is there a brake fluid fairy that comes and steals about 5cc's of brake fluid from your super cub?

    I checked...the fluid is not on the ground... it is not on the plane... it is not in the...
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    shoulder harness

    anybody have pics of hooker harness installed in a PA18? Is there any way to keep it from digging into your neck. It seems that since I am taller (closer to the attach point) my neck is always...
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    lift

    tiger moth = ~2000lbs loaded

    cow~1500lbs

    each wing ~>1000lbs

    so if he was 1 inch over the cow, he had >1000lbs disturb him...therefore its possible.

    See my youtube video attached
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    awesome...thanks for the pics. That actually...

    awesome...thanks for the pics. That actually looks easy to to do.
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    Bungee tool in texas

    Is there anyone in Victoria...corpus...houston...san antonio area that can replace bungees on a PA-18. I have seen a homemade tool on past supercub threads, but it seems pretty dangerous to change...
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    f16 intercepting supercub?

    I really hope you can see this...I was taking the AOPA course navigating saw the following clip. Do I have to get in formation with the F16? HA!

    http://flash.aopa.org/asf/kbyg/swf/flash.cfm
    ...
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    this strip looks pretty crazy also. ...

    this strip looks pretty crazy also.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIVNICX97Vo&feature=related

    don't miss long!
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    By the way i fly a PA18 -135 with a screw jack...

    By the way i fly a PA18 -135 with a screw jack trim
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    wild imagination

    The other day I decided to day dream about what would happen if all of a sudden my elevator got stuck in the neutral position...or all together lost positive control (wire snapped). My decision was...
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    south texas this time of year does not mandate...

    south texas this time of year does not mandate carb heat. however, I am still trying to get my PPL so I use it to keep in the habit of using it. I will try leaning the mixture next time. Thanks...
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    giving her the juice

    I fly a PA-18, and I have noticed when I want to give the L-O290D2 full power for a touch and go after having the engine cut to idle since the base leg (carb heat pulled while in idle) the engine...
  22. alaskan's and guns

    I was on the rifle team at TEXAS A&M University. It seems that every time I looked at the best shooter's score there was a University of Alaska tagged along with the name. My question is this...Do...
  23. Uvalde, TX Fly in...raffle for flight in vintage P-51

    Saturday, Apr 14, 2007 Uvalde, TX. Annual Uvalde Fly-In - http://www.uvaldeflightcenter.com/, Uvalde Flight Center (KUVA) Come out to the Uvalde Spring Fly-In. The best Fly-In in West Texas....
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    By the way...the do not exceed speed for flaps in...

    By the way...the do not exceed speed for flaps in the PA-18 is 80mph. I was more worried about tearing a flap off. anyone seen that before?
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    slip to a landing

    Is it better slip in and then pull a notch of flaps, or is it ok to slip in with one notch of flaps.

    I noticed the other day... as I sliped in with one notch of flaps ( PA-18 ) that I had exceeded...
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