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    It shouldn't if appropriate and reputable repairs...

    It shouldn't if appropriate and reputable repairs are made and then thoroughly documented. Reality? Buyers use it as a negotiating tactic, knowing full well the stigma that damage creates makes for...
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    Everyone has an engine hoist available to them...

    Everyone has an engine hoist available to them with just a little asking somewhere within a half mile of any hangar. If a little common sense is used, with a healthy respect for stored energy and...
  3. Starts to become not so simple... Whatever...

    Starts to become not so simple... Whatever floats a guy's boat. I'm in the Hudson Valley at a little grass strip where we have several slant roof structures withstanding snow load for 60 odd years....
  4. This PDF link has a small section about building...

    This PDF link has a small section about building a simple hangar.

    https://www.mdt.mt.gov/aviation/docs/sample-texas-design-guide.pdf
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    Pay someone to open it up for you. If Seller...

    Pay someone to open it up for you. If Seller wants it gone he shouldn't have a problem with that. If he does have a problem then walk away.
  6. Would have to see the source, but it is suspect. ...

    Would have to see the source, but it is suspect.

    xcub.com/specs is the factory published numbers. Note the asterisk though, they are qualified as being at gross weight.
  7. They are not. 170 feet is best case scenario....

    They are not. 170 feet is best case scenario. That's minimum fuel and single occupant, no bags. And really...there's a lot of factors and variables with that. Pilot, surface conditions...yada yada....
  8. The spring gear was put on it first to get it...

    The spring gear was put on it first to get it through the certification. Traditional Cub type gear is forthcoming for those who desire or require. To Mauleguy's point, he's correct...even a newly...
  9. They did. The spring gear is pretty slick,...

    They did.

    The spring gear is pretty slick, with everything else helping it becomes a very fast little bird when needed. Traditional gear will be available too.
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2B_yVM07N4 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2B_yVM07N4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zZudKnq0zU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csmTCb5nJz8
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    There's ten or so still flying. Dads shop is...

    There's ten or so still flying. Dads shop is just south of Atlanta. He's had four separate D-25's go they there over the years, from light maintenance to complete resto. There's a set of wings...
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    55-60 were built. N176H that Mike (RIP) was in...

    55-60 were built. N176H that Mike (RIP) was in at OSH is rebuilt and is the black and orange one on the TAP cover. We fly it hopping rides at ORA extensively. A second ORA D-25 is undergoing its...
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    Its not crazy at all. The engine hoist or...

    Its not crazy at all. The engine hoist or come-along is the cheapest, easiest and safest (if you are even halfway mechanically apt) way to do it, hands down. See the link up above to the previous...
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    There are some pretty good answers over there...

    There are some pretty good answers over there now, most of them leading up to don't do it or use a different engine to get better results. The 2020 ADS-B mandate is an excellent reason to stay away...
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    Wing span is six inches less. The cowling is...

    Wing span is six inches less. The cowling is cleaned up with no gaps/exits behind the cheeks (which is a huge aerodynamic hit on the Supercubs). The airplane is comparatively lighter than a SC or...
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    They can be sold for profit by the builder, it...

    They can be sold for profit by the builder, it HAS been done. If you haven't yet, I would recommend checking in here: http://www.cubcraftersforums.com/forum.php
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    Landed on salt flats out there once. Windy...

  18. Peachstate definitely and its a short drive from...

    Peachstate definitely and its a short drive from PTC. Are you interested in residential airport property? Shoot me a PM and I will put you in touch with my dad who lives in the same area, on an...
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    Heath. Wish I could find my picture of them. ...

    Heath. Wish I could find my picture of them. Fun little ski for a J-3.
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    Mike is forever missed at ORA He was one of a...

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    Not yet. Its in the queue though. Things got...

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    I would like to have a Cub fly-in again at ORA...

  23. I fly right seat in Amphib Caravans working in...

    I fly right seat in Amphib Caravans working in and out of East River and Long Island Sound. Company policy is gear in proper landing config five miles out, no matter what. At the five-to-go mark...
  24. +1 for Permatex

    +1 for Permatex
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    I did get these though... 194681946919470...

    I did get these though...

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    Wooden Heath skis on this J-3. Listed on the TC and better than Federals.
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