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    Most are set up for 1/4" tubing so Trying to mix...

    Most are set up for 1/4" tubing so Trying to mix and match fittings becomes a pain. I'm with Steve KIS. I've flow several airplanes with and without static ports and it seems like with things are...
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    He already has it in Bill and one nylon 1/4" tube...

    He already has it in Bill and one nylon 1/4" tube only weighs a couple ounces so why not use it. The Aussie Cub I built had it vented to the cabin and the ASI and Altimeter were always a little...
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    That pitot static tube works great. I have them...

    That pitot static tube works great. I have them on the last three Cubs I built. Venting into the cockpit causes inaccuracies. Put an inspection hole next to it in case you ever need to service it. It...
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    The same way I test any other pitot static system...

    The same way I test any other pitot static system with a vacuum gauge. Why do you think these fittings aren't any better than compression fittings. These are way better and you can pop the line apart...
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    They are designed for high pressure air systems...

    They are designed for high pressure air systems so yes I think they can seal tight. I have used them on 6 or 7 airplanes and they do not leak and make for an easy install.
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    I've used these on my last three builds. They...

    I've used these on my last three builds. They work great and are easy to mount. I use push to connect fittings for the whole pitot system. The will even slip on the aluminum tube on that pitot tube....
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    Damian. I've built 3 early Backcountry Supercubs...

    Damian. I've built 3 early Backcountry Supercubs that were made by Jay and his prototype PA-12. I would opt for the square tip wing with the bigger flaps. It is not too late if you call Jay now and...
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    PA12 experimental

    Brand new Javron experimental PA-12. Finished in April 2021 and has 50tt. This airplane has all the bells and whistles on it.
    Titan O-360 180+hp, dual Emags, new 84/44 McCauley prop, 3" extended...
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    I usually put 4 in the top rib

    I usually put 4 in the top rib
  10. That's right. I've seen staples on a couple of...

    That's right. I've seen staples on a couple of old cubs
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    When we decided to sell it I told the owner we...

    When we decided to sell it I told the owner we should leave it white and let the new owner pick his graphics. I have done the last three Cubs in vinyl and it looks as good as paint and is as durable....
  12. It probably has holes in it because they used rib...

    It probably has holes in it because they used rib stitching cord to hold the rubber fairing on. I've seen that before. Just put the fairing on with contact cement.
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    I'm in Twin Falls, Idaho. Flew it to Idaho City,...

    I'm in Twin Falls, Idaho. Flew it to Idaho City, ID this morning. With two 240lb guys off in around 200ft with no flaps and not really trying and climb 800fpm at 70-75. Cruise is right at 105 true...
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    Empty weight is 1233 and asking price is...

    Empty weight is 1233 and asking price is $190,000. Everything is brand new and has 50hrs on it. Owner lost his medical.
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    Yes it did. I built a Javron PA-18 last year and...

    Yes it did. I built a Javron PA-18 last year and both airplanes have identical engines and empty weight is within a few pounds. They fly identically as i have flown them back to back. I would take...
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    Javron PA-12

    Finished this Javron PA-12 experimental this last spring. Have 45 hrs on it and it is really a great airplane. ECI O-360, 3" extended gear, Acme Black Ops suspension, T-3 tailwheel, Performance air...
  17. Thread: Air Vent

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    Air Vent

    Anybody know where I can find these air vents. I put these on a Cub 10 years ago and now I need two more.
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    It is a pretty easy process but I've been doing...

    It is a pretty easy process but I've been doing fiberglass starting with surfboards when I was 12. Working with composites is a good skill to have in your bag as there are all kinds of things you can...
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    Sam, Instead of going through all that work it is...

    Sam, Instead of going through all that work it is very easy to lay up a composite fairing. I get the windshield fitted and lay up the fiberglass cloth and resin directly to the windshield and cowl...
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    Sam, I have the Airtex and it has a jumper wire...

    Sam, I have the Airtex and it has a jumper wire on the board for the different baud rates. Nice installation. People don't realize the time it takes to figure out a seemingly simple problem.
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    New Garmin G5 for experimental

    Ended up with two G5's so will sell one. New unit with install kit and wired plug. $1100 plus shipping. Call Don208-420-0041 or emaildchapton@cableone.net
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    FS: Brand new McCauley 84/43 propeller

    I have a brand new certified McCauley 84/43 prop brand new and never removed from the box with a set of prop bolts. New price $5300 sell for $4200 plus shipping. Call Don 208-420-0041 or email...
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    Stitts Poly Spray and Brush for sale

    I have 15 gallons of Poly Spray and 7 Gallons of Brush. $50 a gallon +shipping. PM me or email Don at http://dchapton@cableone.net
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    The Vetterman exhaust doesn't have the heat muff...

    The Vetterman exhaust doesn't have the heat muff in back of the engine like the stock Cub so it really opens it up.
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    I would go with P-mags and the owner is going to...

    I would go with P-mags and the owner is going to have me change it this winter. That's an Aerosport Power O-320 putting out about 190hp.
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