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    Congratulations Miguel!! Awesome. I look...

    Congratulations Miguel!!

    Awesome. I look forward to meeting you. Hard work pays off. Well deserved.

    Bill
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    Hey Brad When you gonna put the floats on? ...

    Hey Brad

    When you gonna put the floats on?

    Bill
  3. Just another input. My upper baggage is just like...

    Just another input. My upper baggage is just like yours. I have carried all kinds of gear including fishing gear, rods and reels uncovered, tackle boxes, misc stuff for 900 hours, all over Alaska and...
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    The company I bought my stuff from is/was...

    The company I bought my stuff from is/was Aviation Safety Products. Blairsville Ga.

    I bought just the parts then sewed my own. They were very reluctant to sell just parts Vs a completed set up. It...
  5. Thank you Mike. Awesome presentation. You lived...

    Thank you Mike. Awesome presentation. You lived an amazing and interesting life in Alaska. Really enjoyed your talk. Thank you!!!

    Bill
  6. Awesome presentation Paul, and Steve. Incredible...

    Awesome presentation Paul, and Steve. Incredible photos. Paul, you are a gifted photographer, in addition to being a gifted pilot. Thank you for sharing your pictures and story.

    God Bless

    Bill
  7. Looking forward to this!! Bill

    Looking forward to this!!

    Bill
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    Folks Trip Report #15 (#14 was DeRosier video...

    Folks Trip Report #15 (#14 was DeRosier video link incorporated above)

    Tom and I got into Juneau on the same flight. Went to the grocery store, sporting goods store and got a bite to eat before...
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    Folks Trip Report #11 So my next visitor,...

    Folks Trip Report #11

    So my next visitor, whom I picked up in Juneau last night, is Jay DeRosier who will be making the Cub kit Mark will build. Jay says if Mark wants any help building his Cub...
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    Folks Trip Report #8 Just a quick update,...

    Folks Trip Report #8


    Just a quick update, Mark Fiedler is supposed to arrive in just a few moments and we are going to spend a few days together.





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    Folks Trip Report #5 (#4 was the video of Daves...

    Folks Trip Report #5 (#4 was the video of Daves trip which I incorporated into Trip Report #3)




    I managed to get Dave on a flight back home early Saturday morning and then Greg Campbell...
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    Folks A little trip summary as this epic...

    Folks


    A little trip summary as this epic adventure comes to a close. Bottom Line.....WOW....this was off the charts amazing. It was definitely one for the books and will provide lots of great...
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    Folks Trip Report #6 Several days to cover...

    Folks Trip Report #6


    Several days to cover and I have time, and wi-fi, so I will do several reports at once.


    My stay in Deadhorse was great. A great "hotel", great food, and an FBO....
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    Folks Trip Report #4 Nome was windy,...

    Folks Trip Report #4


    Nome was windy, (gusting to mid 20's), cold 41, and foggy, with blowing dirt/sand. There is no FBO at the airport so no way to get in and out through the TSA mandated 10'...
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    Floats to Alaska - 2019

    Folks

    I am finally getting around to posting a thread on my 2019 adventures. This will be a little different. As I go I put out "Trip Reports" for my family and a few friends. This thread will...
  16. Folks Thank you very much for all the...

    Folks


    Thank you very much for all the positive feedback. A great deal of the credit, should go to Steve Johnson for working me through how to use zoom. And also to Dr. Randy, for encouraging me...
  17. L18C-95 With the fuel pod I have 68 gallons of...

    L18C-95

    With the fuel pod I have 68 gallons of gas which, at 8gph is about 8 1/2 hours. I cruise at 2400 RPM at 100 mph. So.... I guess you could say 800 statute miles with 1/2 hour reserve. I...
  18. Man....we got some senior members posting here....

    Man....we got some senior members posting here. Good to see youse guys.

    Happy Easter

    Bill
  19. Hey “no soup for you!!” haha....I hope not.......

    Hey “no soup for you!!”

    haha....I hope not....

    Bill
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    Mike above has a point. If you are tied down...

    Mike above has a point. If you are tied down outside all year it might hold moisture and promote rust and corrosion.

    I have heard (but not tested) 2 to 3 MPH. The streamlined bungee covers might...
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    Folks Took a short winter break. Went on a...

    Folks

    Took a short winter break. Went on a Dive trip with.....

    Dennis Wittenburg - DW -built a Cub, has competed, and recently put his Cub on floats
    Greg Miller - Maulguy - Big Rocks/ Long...
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    I'm going to throw out a differing...

    I'm going to throw out a differing opinion......How to read between the lines. The ONLY thing the FAA knows, or cares about, is the paperwork. I spent time in the military and that is all that...
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    Yes, the windshields have extra material so they...

    Yes, the windshields have extra material so they can be trimmed to fit. I don't think any, even the factory replacements, just drop in. It would be quite a challenge to make your own, and there is no...
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    AMERI-CUB another wing kit option ...

    AMERI-CUB

    another wing kit option

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?53158-Building-a-Javron-Wing-Kit

    Hope it helps

    Bill
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    Resurrecting an older thread. Folks I...

    Resurrecting an older thread.

    Folks

    I thought I would bring this thread back to life so that if someone is searching for maintenance tips on Wip floats I might be able to help.

    Get your...
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