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    45658 Then we will put a hinge bracket there....

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    Then we will put a hinge bracket there. Make sure you use the right hinge bracket. The flap brackets are longer than the aileron brackets. Also, we will use these steel rivets. This is...
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    Building the Flaps and Ailerons First and this...

    Building the Flaps and Ailerons

    First and this is ..... IMPORTANT..... DO NOT BEND THE SPARS!!!!!

    The spars come bundled together and taped up. The spars are drilled and notched. This notched...
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    I don't think it will have any affect at low AOA...

    I don't think it will have any affect at low AOA like cruise, at high AOA the air is only attached at the very leading edge so even if it billowed a little it is in dead air and will have no affect....
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    I was not able to make the NACA study link work....

    I was not able to make the NACA study link work. Here it is again.

    https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19930081179.pdf

    45442."

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    "The results of these tests...
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    It is my understanding that they don’t provide...

    It is my understanding that they don’t provide any difference. Other than adding weight. According to John Roncz, probably the world’s premier airfoil engineer and designer, they don’t work....
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    Just to give folks an idea of how I handled the...

    Just to give folks an idea of how I handled the bolt in weight for CG adjustment. I'm not saying anyone should do this, or do it this way, I'm just throwing it out as an idea.





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    Folks Putting a little survival bag in the...

    Folks

    Putting a little survival bag in the baggage compartment does not do squat!! If you want to believe that old wives tale ....great.....I hope you believe in the tooth fairy too.

    Yes, I am...
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    Well there you go. I guess I had federal. You can...

    Well there you go. I guess I had federal. You can disregard everything after hello in this thread. LOL


    Yep that was my 170. Had a lot of fun with that airplane, but I’ve had a lot more fun with...
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    I have had trouble With SD cards that were too...

    I have had trouble With SD cards that were too big. It would only work with a 4 mb card. Those are hard to find these days. Not sure why but going to the small card worked for me. ??????
    sometimes...
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    Gary I thought they were Aero Ski, but perhaps...

    Gary

    I thought they were Aero Ski, but perhaps they were Federal. They were on a C-170 many years ago. I just remember having them backwards and having long take off slides. Once I figured out I...
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    Hmmmmm, My Aero Skis were clearly left and...

    Hmmmmm, My Aero Skis were clearly left and right. Look very carefully at the pedestal (you might have to put a straight edge or pipe in there to see it) but there was/is a slight angle in the...
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    SD I agree. If you have 55 gal inside you...

    SD

    I agree. If you have 55 gal inside you really should not need extra fuel, or a pod, unless you plan some pretty aggressive trips deep into the Arctic Circle.

    Sounds like you might need a...
  13. Yes, true. My fueling step is from Javron and...

    Yes, true. My fueling step is from Javron and weighs about a pound and a half. Much less than the AD one.

    Bill
  14. My exchange weight was/is 112 pounds My gear...

    My exchange weight was/is 112 pounds

    My gear is 3" extended HD gear with 31's, double pucks, bungees, long step, and the 3200 TW assembly came in at 112 pounds. The TW assembly was 13.6 pounds.
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  15. Buy a box of 100 single edge razor blades. They...

    Buy a box of 100 single edge razor blades. They go dull very quickly, so don't hesitate to toss it and get another. Don't be afraid to use the whole box on one airplane. A sharp blade is a great and...
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    Boy, it could take five pages to answer all the...

    Boy, it could take five pages to answer all the ins and outs of this subject. I have found the belly pod to be a huge asset both on floats and on wheels. If you put it on floats you need to consider...
  17. 45205 Stock airframe. Bill

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    Stock airframe.

    Bill
  18. Lots and lots of folks are running a Catto...

    Lots and lots of folks are running a Catto composite prop and I have not heard of anyone complaining of rock damage.

    Bill
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    I would offer another caution. Those shops that...

    I would offer another caution. Those shops that are not really into Super Cubs, who don’t frequent this website will quite probably leave you with a few significant gaps in your restoration. The guys...
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    Burro Thanks for all the pictures. Bummed I am...

    Burro

    Thanks for all the pictures. Bummed I am not there.

    Ya'll have a great time for me, living vicariously......

    Bill
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    Thank you Pete. Per your input I immediately...

    Thank you Pete. Per your input I immediately edited that into post 51 but it never hurts to repeat it. Even with the braces the fabric can bow the ribs. You are spot on.

    Bill
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    Wing Tip Bracing 45101 There are 5...

    Wing Tip Bracing




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    There are 5 braces that are the same size and one that is a little shorter. The short one goes at the TE. They are drilled in #40 Type B screw 1/2" in from the rib....
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    45083 Now we have to sand and shape the end of...

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    Now we have to sand and shape the end of the tip bow so it will fit in that LE cup. Patience young Skywalker. Patience. Sand, ....fit....sand....fit....sand some more...fit....



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    Wing Tip Bow Now we are on the last steps....

    Wing Tip Bow


    Now we are on the last steps. Everything here applies to the wing tip.



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    You will need these packets.
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    Tank Bay Stuff 45064 We need to replace...

    Tank Bay Stuff



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    We need to replace these screws with flush rivets. There will be a sheet metal wing fairing over the top so we need it to lay flat. There are 3 on the bottom too. So rib...
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