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    FADodge or tape

    FADodge or tape
  2. Thread: Floor boards

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    In my very limited experience in building floor...

    In my very limited experience in building floor boards for a 12 that was a bare fuselage. Starting with poster board, then foam, then plywood, then aluminum. End product being aluminum. It seemed...
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    Iíve been looking at replacing original gear on...

    Iíve been looking at replacing original gear on an 18. Iíve talked to a couple of guys who work their cubs and all three in three different conversations said they felt the sweet spot was standard...
  4. Thread: Airframes Alaska

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    We are spoiled in Alaska and especially south...

    We are spoiled in Alaska and especially south central with ability to get parts on demand the same day. Lots of vendors with great service. Thanks to all of them.
  5. Thread: Help Question

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    I have one. Heavy fabric still in box. About 3...

    I have one. Heavy fabric still in box. About 3 hrs old stored in heated garage. Ended up having someone do the fabric for me and they used blanket method. I’ll make you one heck of a deal. Nothing...
  6. Thread: Airglass tail ski

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    Airglass tail ski

    I have an extra airglass/Landis tailski with a pedistal that I am not familiar with. After wrapping / weaving bungee how do I secure it. My other one has the standard washer and cotter pin to...
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    No ban on 3 point landings. Wheel landings...

    No ban on 3 point landings. Wheel landings preferred in off airport ops for better obstacle avoidance and less wear and tear on tail/Tailwheel.
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    I bought mine from stoddards a number of years...

    I bought mine from stoddards a number of years ago. Good for a mostly stock 12. Most 12’s are heavily modified any more so mileage may vary depending on the aircraft. Guess I’ll have to pull it out...
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    I’m a big fan of the marmot precip top and...

    I’m a big fan of the marmot precip top and bottoms. Full zip bottoms. Single layer light weight and backpack friendly. The fun to buck ratio is good. New ones for hunting, worn sets for fishing.
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    I’ll start the bidding at $200.

    I’ll start the bidding at $200.
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    I bought new gear a couple years ago. I went from...

    I bought new gear a couple years ago. I went from standard to Atlee 3” gear. I never heard a down side about the 3” gear and haven’t found one yet. It’s just a touch more clearance for the prop. I...
  12. No on headset hooks. hang headset on throttle or...

    No on headset hooks. hang headset on throttle or on seat or whatever.
    I had six floor tie downs on the floor. Never used them. Removed at rebuild. Don’t miss them and I haul a lot of Stuff.
    I...
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    I appreciate your point and often agree. But I...

    I appreciate your point and often agree. But I suppose if your hydrosorbs are pretty beat and will need replacing sooner than later a fella should contemplate finding a better mouse trap even if you...
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    How happy have you been with the tracking...

    How happy have you been with the tracking function while flying? I’m thinking it is a cheaper alternative to spider tracks but good enough to keep wife happy. I have a sat phone and 406 elt. Wife...
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    Do you put covers over the tk1ís like bungees &...

    Do you put covers over the tk1ís like bungees & hydrosorbs?
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    Yes. Just got off phone with airframes. 10 inch...

    Yes. Just got off phone with airframes. 10 inch wheel now available for 1.25 axle. No sleeve. Guess I should have started there first. Thanks
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    Sleeve 1.25 axle to make it 1.5

    31ís are getting old and looking at buying 35ís. I have 1.25 axles and will need to sleeve them to get to 1.5. Is the sleeve a long term solution? I donít need new gear. Hate to buy new gear just...
  18. Google Bradley lake cub in Ice.

    Google Bradley lake cub in Ice.
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    My 12 is at Birchwood outside. Give me a call or...

    My 12 is at Birchwood outside. Give me a call or text if you like. 907-8six2-8zero8six.
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    my kids flew as babies starting before their 1st...

    my kids flew as babies starting before their 1st birthday because it was the best option or only option. Rides for fun started when they could tell me how they were doing. It was always their choice...
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    I will get a picture tomorrow. My old 0320...

    I will get a picture tomorrow. My old 0320 exhaust sitting in the garage looks identical to what you currently have. I had the bail put in. Didn't have any issues before or after bail was placed....
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    I have 0320 with Atlee Hotrod on my 12. Get...

    I have 0320 with Atlee Hotrod on my 12. Get plenty of heat in cabin. Most of my winter flying is -10 or warmer. it gets comfortable warm not ridiculous. I put it on during overhaul so not really...
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    Thanks for the detailed cold weather pirep. That...

    Thanks for the detailed cold weather pirep. That is my greatest concern. The odyssey has been bullet proof in the -20 and warmer I tend to fly in. I just want to be sure of similar performance before...
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    13 year old random single gas strut holds my 12...

    13 year old random single gas strut holds my 12 door open in coordinated flight. Likes to close itself in a slip. Lots of fun flying with it open because that means we are getting ready to throw...
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    I used to use a dryer vent tube like the one...

    I used to use a dryer vent tube like the one above. When it caught fire I replaced it with scat tubing.
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