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  1. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    Almost two years after the first flight and I...

    Almost two years after the first flight and I finally got to utilize my repairman cert. Condition inspection complete and logs officially signed off. New motor hung and a few other repairs made....
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    It changed after an oil change? I’d retrace my...

    It changed after an oil change? I’d retrace my steps. Filter already swapped. When you say you cleaned the screen do you mean the suction screen? Have you removed and double checked that?

    When...
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    The top view of the wing looks pretty standard...

    The top view of the wing looks pretty standard for slats. The cowl still stands out as different than the slat wing Cubs I know. The top of the cowl should be parallel to the ground no higher than...
  4. Annual inspections should be considered as well....

    Annual inspections should be considered as well. I don't want to talk to a sick mechanic let alone have a sick mechanic work in my airplane. Not that my mechanic is sick, but annuals are as much an...
  5. Ask your insurer. Not a problem for Avemco...

    Ask your insurer. Not a problem for Avemco customers. I just spoke to them.
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    Interesting. Where did you start noticing wind?...

    Interesting. Where did you start noticing wind? I'd have guessed the passes were rough. Lucky you!

    Still blowing hard here in the Valley.
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    One more comment re: post-installation access. In...

    One more comment re: post-installation access. In my case with the G3X, and I presume other systems are similar, you can’t fully test the instrument functions until you start the engine. In my case a...
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    A Lovely Day in the Neighborhood

    From Facebook.

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    Mike's done at least on more install since, in...

    Mike's done at least on more install since, in the Airframes Cub that was supposed to go to OshKosh, and I never got to see that one. Maybe he'll chime in about what he chose to do differently.
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    Avionics in Upper Rear Baggage?

    On the far side of the shelf in the photo I posted a few days ago. The transponder hangs from the bottom of the shel so access by removing the boot cowl panel. That's not imperative, just how we did...
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    The G3X Touch with remote comm and ADS-B txp...

    The G3X Touch with remote comm and ADS-B txp works great and is very simple to use. I like mine a lot. ADS-B adds a waas GPS box, GDL, and antenna but that wasn't any problem.
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    The wind isnít a big deal, just interesting to...

    The wind isnít a big deal, just interesting to watch. Birchwood and Anchorage are getting it now.

    I still went for a walk. 35G55 and I wasnít the only one out. A couple of dog walkers, kids...
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    This is the kind of day Lake Hood guys take off...

    This is the kind of day Lake Hood guys take off thinking it's nice and get the crap beat out of them across the inlet. I remember it well.

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    My TX club is open. Check in by phone. One rider...

    My TX club is open. Check in by phone. One rider per cart, load your own stuff. Leave flagsticks in (now legal.) Maintain personal distance. Pretty simple. Exercise and fresh air are important. Wish...
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    Everyone understands the difference. If a guy...

    Everyone understands the difference. If a guy truly believes a tube will improve his safety and the FAA won’t give approval? Don’t ask for permission.
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    A Lovely Day in the Neighborhood

    Noisy night. Supposed to blow until tomorrow afternoon. I donít miss parking outdoors right now.

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    Who’d know if a guy did it? Lots of things are...

    Who’d know if a guy did it? Lots of things are done under the radar.
  18. Thread: Wildcat Cub

    by stewartb
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    Kicking and screaming if necessary. ;)

    Kicking and screaming if necessary. ;)
  19. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    No kidding. Strange times, these are.

    No kidding. Strange times, these are.
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    Done a lot of whiskey and ice drops, but always...

    Done a lot of whiskey and ice drops, but always in lakes in warmer weather. The collective here can surely come up with a summer beer drop procedure.
  21. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    It’s very satisfying that I did 100% of the work...

    It’s very satisfying that I did 100% of the work but I will drag Mike in for an inspection and eyes-on for first start. I miss the days in his shop. Building these things is fun. I need another...
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    tools, jigs, fixtures, and other neat stuff

    Okay,I'm a sucker for cool gadgets. I saw a prop wrench on Anti Splat's website, and having installed a constant speed alone a couple of times I liked the idea of ANYTHING that would make it easier....
  23. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    Finished. Again. Hangar living is awesome. ...

    Finished. Again. Hangar living is awesome.

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    Great afternoon for a walk. It’s like a nuclear...

    Great afternoon for a walk. It’s like a nuclear winter sci-fi movie out there. People are going to glow white from staying indoors.
  25. Thread: Prop Indexing

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    My flange has 4 bushings that stick out and the...

    My flange has 4 bushings that stick out and the prop has reliefs at all 6 studs, so the prop can go on in any position.

    The Balance Master is a mercury-filled dynamic balancer that fits over the...
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