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    My current Cub had a Continental O-200 that made...

    My current Cub had a Continental O-200 that made ice all the time. Tried the bikini kit on the induction with no change in carb ice. The best carb ice conditions for that carb/engine combo was flight...
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    This Cub is an experimental “Monster Cub” with a...

    This Cub is an experimental “Monster Cub” with a Lycoming YIO-390 Thunderbolt engine which puts out 218 to 225 per Lycoming. I will post a more detailed answer in a thread for this build. I’m am...
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    55992 Beach combing the Alaska Penninsula in...

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    Beach combing the Alaska Penninsula in the new Cub
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    After a night's sleep I remembered some other...

    After a night's sleep I remembered some other things to mention: First let the plane slow down before putting on the flaps, lots of stress on the wing with that much flap hanging down... I waited...
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    55205 “Spring” fishing the Naknek, got 4 hours...

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    “Spring” fishing the Naknek, got 4 hours in and then the River froze over again����. Made for a short 3 day fishing trip this week.
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    The latest MGL fun... while returning from a...

    The latest MGL fun... while returning from a flight yesterday while trying to get a new OAT temp probe to register I reset the airspeed inflight to ZERO. No way to get it back while in flight. Last...
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    Goats, I had one land in Lake George and fished...

    Goats, I had one land in Lake George and fished it out. FYI, they don’t float very well. More than one way to get wet goat hunting.
    LiteCub
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    I could not have stated this better, Thank you...

    I could not have stated this better, Thank you Paul. I have two other aircraft with simple electrical systems, with one I wired from scratch and Iím able to maintain mostly trouble free for several...
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    I have no conditioner or backup battery for the...

    I have no conditioner or backup battery for the MGL EFIS. After the inflight failure of the EFIS with no primary flight data as the screen went completely off and intermittently the power was...
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    Just off the phone with the MGL service tach and...

    Just off the phone with the MGL service tach and apologized to him as there is no fan in the EFIS so the sound was not coming from there, the electric boost pump switch had been bumped on and was the...
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    I'm going to have to remove the windshield and...

    I'm going to have to remove the windshield and top boot cowling to check all the panel wiring which I built the plane for this access, just did not think would need to do so soon. I did not do the...
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    MGL Avionics Troubles

    Looking for input on how to proceed with multiple problems I have been having with MGL Avionics installed in my experimental Cub. I have a MGL Challenger Lite EFIS with their support boxes and radio....
  13. I have a stock wing and engine mount Cub with...

    I have a stock wing and engine mount Cub with with P STOL flaps and also do not change trim from cruise to full flap deployment once the Cub has been trimmed for the load. The experimental Mackey...
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    Stewart That makes two of us. The EFIS is a MGL...

    Stewart
    That makes two of us. The EFIS is a MGL Challenger Lite which is user programmable and that is where the problem lies. I now regret putting a flipping computer in this airplane as I do not...
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    Stewart; Too early to really tell as I will be...

    Stewart;
    Too early to really tell as I will be flattening the pitch and cruse lean of peak once Iím sure the rings are seated. Iím along ways from getting it dialed in. Today I finally looked at the...
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    My Cub is slow so don’t notice it out there, any...

    My Cub is slow so don’t notice it out there, any time I see much more than 80 mph on the airspeed means I’m headed downhill. Besides there is usually a load in the pod and back to work around. They...
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    54355 Winter fronts on today and CHTs OK. I did...

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    Winter fronts on today and CHTs OK. I did uncover the oil cooler for the flight and the oil temperature was down again so will make a plate to cover for winter ops too.
    54356
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    Will show some panel pictures of the EFIS screen...

    Will show some panel pictures of the EFIS screen to answer your question. Currently still roaring around the valley at 9 to 12 gph breaking the engine in, changing engine rpms and mixture frequently....
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    54334 Very hard to find the WWII vintage big...

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    Very hard to find the WWII vintage big upturned snowshoes which are the best for powdery deep snow like when the tail feathers and cargo pod is touching the surface. Best not to stop in that...
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    [QUOTE=Kodiakmack;797850]I want to find out the...

    [QUOTE=Kodiakmack;797850]I want to find out the why for sure, but my IA implied that screwing something into the panel could be considered installing. We will go with that for now and will use 3M...
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    Well the cylinders have broken in with the CHT...

    Well the cylinders have broken in with the CHT initially running 320 degrees to a peak at full power climb of 340 degrees. On the third flight all cylinders dropped to below 300 and I cut the flight...
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    Not that I am aware of. I have a Garmin 296...

    Not that I am aware of. I have a Garmin 296 mounted on the panel in an Airgizmo with charger cord. Hard wire might raise an issue. Others please chime in.
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    54286 The iPad holder is a RAM mount that is...

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    The iPad holder is a RAM mount that is made for an iPad in a protector so thicker slots. It retains the iPad with a spring that pulls down the top portion or the iPad. It works well and I have...
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    54253 I just installed the double shock model on...

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    I just installed the double shock model on the GlaStar with only log book entry, you got to love being your own manufacturer! Pirep this summer when I need to go somewhere faster than the Cubs.
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    Full fuel, myself and 100 pounds in rear seat...

    Full fuel, myself and 100 pounds in rear seat gives CG at 15.5" aft of leading edge. I have 2 hours in 2 flights so little to reference but it does fly well at this loading with heavier feel to the...
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