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  1. It is all about energy management, which is easy...

  2. Thank you Todd for sharing your story, great to...

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    I like having engineering behind the things I fly...

    I like having engineering behind the things I fly and have consulted with them on a few things. In my business over the years I have dealt with a lot of engineers on different projects, sometimes it...
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    I am no engineer but I am with Mike, jury struts...

    I am no engineer but I am with Mike, jury struts are just as important as any other small component to the overall strength on the wing. My long wings flexed a lot in turbulence, but most of the...
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    Sorry not much to add. I shot some video with my...

    Sorry not much to add. I shot some video with my good camera but the cable port on the camera seems to have gone bad.

    I had the propeller shop pull the 84" blades and replaced them with 80"...
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    I am the wrong audience, shock cub does nothing...

    I am the wrong audience, shock cub does nothing for me Frank Knapps lil cub does nothing for me, Cub Crafters FX 3 or whatever does nothing for me. If landing slow at high angles of attack and only...
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    Slats are drag and that equals worse climb,...

    Slats are drag and that equals worse climb, slower cruise speeds, longer take off runs and require a high angle of attack to become effective and they add extra weight. This is not to say some pilots...
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    I'm still not drinking the Koolaid. Shortest...

    I'm still not drinking the Koolaid. Shortest landing at Valdez means nothing. Totally controlled environment, nothing challenging about landing straight ahead on pavement, try flying at high angles...
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    I am not trying to piss on anyone's parade. I...

    I am not trying to piss on anyone's parade. I would not be happy if I bought an airplane, see the above statement about carrying capacity. To each his own, my point is you can have an airplane that...
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    43062 1050 lbs on 35" Bushwheels with a 90"...

    43062
    1050 lbs on 35" Bushwheels with a 90" Propeller and Lycoming O-360,
    Haul a load with 2 people and full fuel and land where ever you want.

    948 lbs empty does not make me want a shock cub...
  11. Thread: 35s

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    42515 Try this on 31's:lol:

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    Try this on 31's:lol:
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    So as I stated pictures of cubs in places can be...

    So as I stated pictures of cubs in places can be real deceiving, an overhead photo could show an easy line through a wash etc. Anyone can taxi off the intending LZ to make it look more impressive. ...
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    It was not about damaging fabric it was about...

    It was not about damaging fabric it was about having everything exposed and easy to inspect or repair. It was actually a pretty cool idea I thought!
    The fishing is great later in the year.

    Same...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwcNHWqBCkU ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwcNHWqBCkU

    old video, old non hd camera, not sure how to put it in the thread with a mac computer. Try it on 31" and see how it works out for you!
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    This was the post I put out this morning and...

    This was the post I put out this morning and lost. A good moderator found it for me!

    If you have not used a 35" tire you can not imagine the difference between it and a 31". AOSS is not that...
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    It is true 35 do make bigger rocks look small....

    It is true 35 do make bigger rocks look small.
    In Big Rocks Vol. 1 I placed a basket ball in one of the gravel bar's I landed to show size of rocks. When I was turning around I blew the ball into...
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    It is true, Loni worked the 31" tires to the max....

    It is true, Loni worked the 31" tires to the max. He is a truly gifted cub pilot. I bet Loni would hate to be back on 31" tires.
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    Well nice picture but that does not really show...

    Well nice picture but that does not really show what a 35 is capable of rolling over.
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    Don't need to post pictures to prove anything....

    Don't need to post pictures to prove anything. There are some pretty big rocks in Vol. 1 Big Rocks and Long Props DVD flying my Experimental Maule a.k.a. Bushwacker. Pictures really don't prove much...
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    Not 2 psi, not on an off camber spot and not the...

    Not 2 psi, not on an off camber spot and not the typical set up you see with a 31" bushwheel. Also your brakes probably suck!
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    Wheel land or 3 Point:roll:, that is a whole big...

    Wheel land or 3 Point:roll:, that is a whole big thread drift! Never ran a Cato and probably never will for the reasons stated above and more. If you are going to land off airport and land in rough...
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    You can't run that low of pressure and land...

    You can't run that low of pressure and land anything off camber without getting into the tire with the caliper. About 4 to 5 psi is as low and still land a steep off camber spot.
    Post a picture...
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    I went to edit my post and lost it somehow and...

    I went to edit my post and lost it somehow and don't feel like writing the whole thing again. I used Paul as a reference but I would guess even Paul would say he could do almost everything thing...
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    Hey Turbo Beaver come play for a day with me and...

    Hey Turbo Beaver come play for a day with me and your cub on 31" tires and will see if you change your mind. Even better yet bring the Cessna 150 that will even be more fun to watch from the air! I...
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    I am bias so be forewarned. Go look at the 5 or...

    I am bias so be forewarned. Go look at the 5 or 6 cubs setting at Ultima Thule Lodge at an given time. They are all on 35's, they all regularly haul 2 passengers and gear.
    They have 160hp cubs and...
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