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    Have you forgotten you have ridden with me :lol:...

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    Try to buy from a glass shop or plastic supplier....

    Try to buy from a glass shop or plastic supplier. The trademark acrylic is not as brittle as the cheaper acrylic sold in big box and hardwear stores. And once you get it cut to the size you want...
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    Blocking & Rocking takes less then a couple...

    Blocking & Rocking takes less then a couple minutes to put a floatplane on a trailer or dolly. We do it twice a year to 5 to 7 aircraft. Simple and safe, did I mention also cheapest way

    Glenn
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    Get a couple friends and lift up on the tail of...

    Get a couple friends and lift up on the tail of the plane till you can get a 6x6 under each step. Now pull down on tail till you can get a 6x6 under each float 4 or 5' in front of the first blocks....
  5. My first answer (post #3) was a minimal approach...

    My first answer (post #3) was a minimal approach to fly a couple hundred more hours . But......if I were removing all 4 cylinders I would also install new rod bearing at the same time because it's...
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    It has seaplane doors, maybe the pilot got...

    It has seaplane doors, maybe the pilot got confused?

    Glenn
  7. Thread: Float Dolly

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    Beech 18 doesn't have any spreader bars? Glenn

    Beech 18 doesn't have any spreader bars?

    Glenn
  8. Thread: Sun shade

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    Silkscreen or stain something else on it....

    Silkscreen or stain something else on it. Shoepolish?

    Glenn
  9. Thread: Sun shade

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    This one is the perfect size for a super cub. I...

    This one is the perfect size for a super cub. I don't use the suction cups, I attached it to the top of the windshield frame and when down it just lays on the V tubes. even with the door open. Push...
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    Yup, that would be me, and I'm quite proud of it....

    Yup, that would be me, and I'm quite proud of it. I never made more then 35k a year but have managed to own 5 airplanes over the last 25 years, 2 at the moment. 4300+ Cub hours, 1100+ of that on...
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    I've seen you drive! The cub stayed in the truck...

    I've seen you drive! The cub stayed in the truck longer then I would have

    Glenn
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    I notice that Carbon Cubs are still built with...

    I notice that Carbon Cubs are still built with 7/16" forks. Different strut design but still small forks

    Glenn
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    The ones on my J4 are over 50 years old. I...

    The ones on my J4 are over 50 years old. I beadblasted them and inspected the inside and they looked almost new inside. Painted and oiled. I have some original 1940 J4 struts that hard been bent and...
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    We punched struts 20 years ago after the AD came...

    We punched struts 20 years ago after the AD came out. It was almost impossible to not do damage to the strust. Damage that would encourage future corrosion. Never did it again. Local IA took the...
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    I have flown over 200 kids between the age of 5...

    I have flown over 200 kids between the age of 5 to 10 years old. 99% of them can fly the plane somewhat straight and level in less then 1 minute of simple instruction. " Look out front, if the...
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    1000lbs is what the early basic 150hp super cubs...

    1000lbs is what the early basic 150hp super cubs weighed?

    Glenn
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    Why? Over 100,000 pilots have learned to fly from...

    Why? Over 100,000 pilots have learned to fly from the backseat of a J3. You don't need any instruments, you can look forward and "see" if the wings are level, your butt will tell you if your...
  18. Thread: Sun shade

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    Love my roll-up shade, use it every flight ...

    Love my roll-up shade, use it every flight

    http://i774.photobucket.com/albums/yy21/cubdriver2/2018/IMG_20190725_185409_zpsasgejxy7.jpg

    Glenn
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    When I first saw that 20+ years ago I wanted to...

    When I first saw that 20+ years ago I wanted to try it. I figured it would be smart to start small so I was going to use the bottom half of a fishing pole and spinning reel with 15 or 20 lb line with...
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    Sticky: Welcome Dodd, enjoyed your company last week....

    Welcome Dodd, enjoyed your company last week. Nice kids. We will try really hard to keep you entertained

    Glenn
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    WTH, no water skiing? Glenn

    WTH, no water skiing?

    Glenn
  22. Pull the jug, leave the Piston on the rod and...

    Pull the jug, leave the Piston on the rod and replace the guide and try lapping the valves. If valve won't lap grind valves and seat, lap valves and re assemble jug. Don't touch rings or remove...
  23. New truck? :pop: Glenn

    New truck?

    :pop:

    Glenn
  24. Thread: Float Dolly

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    Simple but works great, we launch and retrieve 6...

    Simple but works great, we launch and retrieve 6 or 7 different floatplanes every season. Used steel from wearhouse racking and an old straight axel from a 1940s truck. Platform is about 10' wide by...
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    I fly past the windmills all the time. First ones...

    I fly past the windmills all the time. First ones went up West of here 20 years ago. Great navaid if you fly low and wind indicator

    Glenn
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