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    Glen, I saw a fella get run over with those...

    Glen,
    I saw a fella get run over with those steel cleats!
    Wasn't pretty, cut right thru his heavy clothes, broken ribs
    Wicked scars on his face afterward. Nasty accident.
    Decent sunset here...
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    Had a friend just order a full set for a Cub...

    Had a friend just order a full set for a Cub yesterday from
    Linda.......... $1050......
    Not sure if that included shipping to Dillingham or not?
    I think last set of Kennons I bought in 90's were...
  3. Mike brought up lashing 2x4 to rear struts, newer...

    Mike brought up lashing 2x4 to rear struts, newer crowd doesn't seam to realize how that can save a Cub tailed into a big wind........ (Or 20" of wet snow) Also about digging in tapered holes to pull...
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    Glen, is that about a 1967 Olympic??? 14 /16 hp?...

    Glen, is that about a 1967 Olympic??? 14 /16 hp?
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    Here is my Dad circa 1960 with first sled in our town! Polaris "SnoTraveler"! Bought new from 'SuprCrows' dad.
    Earland Campbell in...
  5. Pretty standard right after you bump the tail...

    Pretty standard right after you bump the tail into a frozen snow bank:lol:
    P.S. Standard bush fix: Is cut a 2x4 the right length, to fit under the horizontal rear tube and hanger floor, THEN bent...
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    Lots of different varient's ......59403

    Lots of different varient's ......59403
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    Steve is trying to tell you something here: Acme...

    Steve is trying to tell you something here: Acme shock approval could be pending for years. But if it ever comes
    it would be for the PA 18. Your 12 would not be on that same approval. And in today's...
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    Seen wind blowing 50/60 it's many times in...

    Seen wind blowing 50/60 it's many times in Palmer, Wasilla and our wind in Willow would be 20/25 mph up in Talkettna it would be 30/40mph at same time.
    Saw 17 planes flipped at O'Malley in Anc one...
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    When the X Cub was being designed, first thing...

    When the X Cub was being designed, first thing they had to ditch was the J-3 style of ailerons. So they looked at the 12 style and copyed it to get the response they needed.
    Piper was aware how to...
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    KJC, I one video he slids it under and it...

    KJC,
    I one video he slids it under and it appears to have two hinge pins that look maybe 3" long attached to the Cub and front of the pod has corespondent claw. I am guessing he presses it up onto...
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    Open top Pod ?

    Does anyone know who is building these open top Pods that have a QD latch system. A guy at Merrill Field has one
    on his Cub? He has posted a bunch of videos featuring this Pod. ( Issac Landecker)...
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    The Maine Warden Service used Fernandez skis, for...

    The Maine Warden Service used Fernandez skis, for nearly 30 years on both C-185's and Super Cubs. Most of the used Fernandez skis that come up for sale in New England were likely owned by the Warden...
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    Fernandez vs Datums skis.

    Because many folks have never seen either, I thought some might be interested in seeing a side by side comparison. As you can see they are VERY similar overall
    The Fernandez using hydraulic twin...
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    Anyone on here know what kind of pod this dude...

    Anyone on here know what kind of pod this dude "Isaac Landecker" who has some cool videos on YouTube is using? It's an open top pod; that has some QD latch system? He lands pops it off in a few...
  15. JP, May want to reveal the name of that...

    JP,
    May want to reveal the name of that magazine? For the folks that are not " in the know"???
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    The Aztec is the Answer! The Sewell Company used...

    The Aztec is the Answer! The Sewell Company used one for many years to Map Maine and New Brunswick. Their pilot Elmer Wilson, was a well know early Maine Bush Pilot
    In the 1940's. Was up in Labrador...
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    The Javron 6" gear has the same track width as...

    The Javron 6" gear has the same track width as standard
    gear. The Airframes 3" gear seams to measure about 6" wider than stock gear. The Javron 6" is a big advantage on skis with their LOW pedistal...
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    16 degrees here at daylight, lakes all froze up...

    16 degrees here at daylight, lakes all froze up looks pretty certain of a white Christmas!58526
  19. That paperwork your looking for is part of the...

    That paperwork your looking for is part of the Catto prop, Summit Ski STC, it allows the Acme shocks to be installed
    at same time.
    Of course I am kidding. There is no path to F/A with any of them...
  20. Just looked at this reply???And saw this posted...

    Just looked at this reply???And saw this posted under a "wanted to buy" posting.
    My reply was actually meant: for a posting where a fella was looking for
    advice on weather to buy Trick Airs / or...
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    The wing cover theory isn't far enough, ask if...

    The wing cover theory isn't far enough, ask if they know what a "herman nelson" heater is used for. If they do fly until they don't and it's probably far enough.:lol:
  22. If your considering Summits on a non experimental...

    If your considering Summits on a non experimental airplane, for less money you can have a real wheel ski
    For about half what your Edo's may be worth? The Datum skis are excellent performers and...
  23. Have heard of "Horseshoe" as well. Makes sense as...

    Have heard of "Horseshoe" as well. Makes sense as both front and rear tubes are basically 'horseshoe' shapes that are going completely under the fuselarge. Very simple design, but becoming a rare...
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    FS: Note to buyers, These struts are also the...

    Note to buyers,
    These struts are also the correct overall length for standard 6" gear. 31" is correct for that gear as well as
    3"x3" gear! So if your running 6" gear these will work!
    Got that...
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    Huge loss to this website imho. Probably the...

    Huge loss to this website imho. Probably the single most helpful member on mechanical questions......(like 17,000 of them) loosing Mike, is like Bob Hoover not showing up for the airshow. He would...
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