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    android users, does your tablet have an internal...

    android users, does your tablet have an internal gps receiver?
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    Maybe you ought to hook up with a cub guy from...

    Maybe you ought to hook up with a cub guy from nearby, or on here. I don't think this guy's doing you any favors.
    he may be a tail wheel guy, but he doesn't sound like a CUB guy.
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    he does , but that ethanol thing..... doesn't...

    he does , but that ethanol thing..... doesn't anybody remember watching the Indy 500 in the '60's and '70's
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    I would think, (in a sensible world) that a...

    I would think, (in a sensible world) that a conformity inspection, like a standard category aircraft undergoes, when it is imported here would clear up any airworthiness issues.
    but remember who...
  5. Thread: prop rpm

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    as far as best pitch goes. I would think one...

    as far as best pitch goes. I would think one would want to see max RPM in a Vx climb. That would be when you would need it most.
    just my 2cents.
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    what does the STC list as minimum static rpm for...

    what does the STC list as minimum static rpm for the 82/41?
  7. go try/enjoy flying aerobatics in a machine made...

    go try/enjoy flying aerobatics in a machine made for it, and you will quit trying to do it in a plane that's not made for it.
    after that it's like, why bother....
    or, you realize it's like trying...
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    neglect will make you unhappy whichever choice...

    neglect will make you unhappy whichever choice you make.
  9. Well, here's a guy you can bet was flying beyond...

    Well, here's a guy you can bet was flying beyond his experience level (any bets on total time ?). A geneticly superior individual with unsurpassed skills and co-ordination (professional athlete)....
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    180/182 gearboxes

    I have heard, a rumor/ myth/ legend that early 182's, since they were coming down the same line as the 180's. had the gear boxes for a 180 installed. I guess so the fuselage could be designated...
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    you weren't kidding.... that place was amazing....

    you weren't kidding....
    that place was amazing. my son in-law and I wondered around there, and walked into the grounds maintenance shop and ran into the founder himself, Mr. Pat Hartness.
    he...
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    Any members in S.C.

    Headed to Greenville S.C. for the holidays.
    Looking for a little supercub hospitality while in town.
    Be there till the 29th. Anybody 'round these parts got time for a west coast cubber?
  13. herfi aircraft, orland. about a 2hr flight,...

    herfi aircraft, orland.
    about a 2hr flight, but...
    David SOS is a good guy. plenty of cub experience. owner assisted annuals
    530-865-2861
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    seat adjust spring size

    does any one have the dimensions for the seat adjuster arm engagement spring?
    mine is gone. need;
    wire size
    coil diameter/ length
    overall length
    thanks,
    dstr
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    FORGET GIBSON AND BARNES!!! Their prices are...

    FORGET GIBSON AND BARNES!!!
    Their prices are based on the prideful fact that THEY supply the t-birds and the b-angels.
    may I humbly suggest, Aviation helmets.com. the brothers are real people and a...
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    stewart b, who would one contact to tweak a...

    stewart b,
    who would one contact to tweak a carburetor?
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    OH BOY!!! the only thing worse than hot...

    OH BOY!!!
    the only thing worse than hot starting a F.I. continental,
    is hot starting an F.I. Lycoming! and that's basically what you r creating. I understand what u like about fuel injection. I...
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    I think a lot of people never feel the...

    I think a lot of people never feel the difference. sometimes u just don't know till u fly something that has exceptional balance, and is short coupled. when you do, it's a real awakening. then, you...
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    listened to my Dad rant for years about airplanes...

    listened to my Dad rant for years about airplanes being nose heavy from bigger engines...
    as I studied, learned, and flew more and different airplanes (with those words ringing in my ears), I...
  20. Thread: Sandbar flying

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    It's not a cub, just a plain old Cessna, don't...

    It's not a cub, just a plain old Cessna, don't hold that against me when judging the video.

    ha, that'd be like criticizing picaso's paint brush. YOU had the fun(!), and chose to share it with us....
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    grounds,it's always a stinkin dang ground....

    grounds,it's always a stinkin dang ground. somewhere.
    fresh rebuild, hmmmm...
    powdercoat the frame? probably not getting a good ground on the ptt switch.
    is hard to make ones self scrape away...
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    so, what is it with still using lacquer paint on...

    so, what is it with still using lacquer paint on floats? seems there has to be more modern products that would have better adhesion and sealing properties.
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    Aviation apps for smart phones

    Hi all, just wondering....
    It seems that Apple has pretty well dominated the aviation app world:roll:
    however, samsungs new galaxy4 phone seems to now be selling well because its got some...
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    okay, we know where they're supposed to be...

    okay, we know where they're supposed to be rigged. but just like a lot of airplanes........ sometimes they wind up, outside of spec. or is that just not possible? does anybody bother to check? looks...
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    all these comparisons in performance... but how...

    all these comparisons in performance... but how much difference can be attributed to rigging? does anybody have an instance where re-rigging their floats resulted in appreciable performance gains?
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