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    Check useful load, and does that meet your...

    Check useful load, and does that meet your mission.

    Bill
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    Folks Time to get back to flying. The annual...

    Folks

    Time to get back to flying. The annual was pretty easy this year, although I did rebuild all the retract systems in the floats. Did a little baffle work, and a few other items. If I have...
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    FS: Sale Pending. Thanks Bill

    Sale Pending.

    Thanks

    Bill
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    The energy is really dependent on touchdown...

    The energy is really dependent on touchdown speed. I was quite slow on touchdown, (small lake so was doing a short field style arrival), and the flip was very slow. I had plenty of time to cuss,...
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    FS: 1947 pa-12, 40,000.

    1947 PA-12 LYC-0-320 705 SMOH New Univair gear and bungees, 31" Bushwheels, Cleveland Double Pucks, Steve's Masters w/boosters, Micro VG's, sealed struts, Scott 3200 TW, lightweight starter, and...
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    Steve Pod and mount hardware weigh 27.6. pds ...

    Steve

    Pod and mount hardware weigh 27.6. pds Fuel pump, lines, wires, fuses and switch add another 2.5 for a total of about 30 pounds. Obviously you are not going to remove all that so, bottom...
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    Steve I have had mine off and on several...

    Steve

    I have had mine off and on several times. It is not that hard. The back strap is the hard one for me. I put the pod in position then slide it as far forward as possible to give a little...
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    Mike - something seems wonky. Should be 8 to 15...

    Mike - something seems wonky. Should be 8 to 15 pounds more. Yes, wing weights are in pounds, everything else in Oz.

    Steve - awesome. Thank you for posting that!!

    I think I remember Javron...
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    Pete Yeah, I have considered that but that is...

    Pete

    Yeah, I have considered that but that is factory rigging so I guess it should be the same for all Wip/SC combinations.?
    My Cub flies great so I have been reluctant to experiment. Maybe...
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    Clayton there is a lot of info on float...

    Clayton

    there is a lot of info on float install here, you may have to scroll a little and filter but I think it might help. ...
  11. Folks A few photos at the Great Alaska...

    Folks

    A few photos at the Great Alaska Gathering (trade show)........


    http://www.supercub.org/photopost/data/1322/medium/IMG_32331.jpg
    Airframes Alaska group tour. Great company, great...
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    I cruise at 100 mph at 2400 rpm with a 84/43...

    I cruise at 100 mph at 2400 rpm with a 84/43 Catto prop, 180hp
    Off the water in 8 seconds, no wind, when light. Up to 20 seconds when loaded to 2300 pounds gross
    Bill
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    Just as a reference point, I have a stock...

    Just as a reference point, I have a stock Supercub fuselage (factory dimensions) and stock Wipline 2100A floats, with factory rigging. A smart level on the top of the floats when zeroed out and then...
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    Folks Time to look at some cabins on Prince of...

    Folks

    Time to look at some cabins on Prince of Wales Island across from Ketchikan. The locals just abbreviate it POW so I will too. In general POW is fairly populated with roads all over. This...
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    Fantastic. Thanks for the photos and progress...

    Fantastic. Thanks for the photos and progress reports.

    Bill
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    Folks


    http://www.supercub.org/photopost/data/500/medium/IMG_32101.jpg
    My good friend Eric passed through Spokane this week. Mike Woodson and I stabled, fed, watered, and sent him on his way. He...
  17. Lest there be more confusion, there is a...

    Lest there be more confusion, there is a difference between the tail X brace and the turtleneck/gingerbread brace. He did not ask about the tail X brace, that is a given. The tail X brace is included...
  18. I may be wrong but I think the reason for the X...

    I may be wrong but I think the reason for the X brace arch above the lift handles was......damage from ski flying when there was only one lift handle. I believe the SC had only one lift handle from...
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    More Baranof Cabins South of Sitka on...

    More Baranof Cabins



    South of Sitka on Baranof Island there are 5 Cabins, well.....4 now, so lets work our way south and do a little tour.
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    LAKE EVA CABIN Gary and Pete - thanks for...

    LAKE EVA CABIN



    Gary and Pete - thanks for your contributions - much appreciated.



    http://www.supercub.org/photopost/data/1316/medium/DSCN03521.jpg
    This is the Lake Eva Cabin also on...
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    Baranof Hot Springs ...

    Baranof Hot Springs



    http://www.supercub.org/photopost/data/1320/medium/DSCN02251.jpg
    At the entrance to Baranof Lake is Warm Springs Bay shown here. The red line follows the river from the...
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    Folks We have covered just about all the...

    Folks

    We have covered just about all the cabins on Admirality Island.
    Young Lake North
    Young Lake South
    Big Shaheen
    Little Shaheen
    Hassleborg
    Jims Lake
    Alexander Lake
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    I have the 796 in my panel but also carry and use the iPad with foreflight. I greatly prefer the 796 in Canada, just like the maps better. Also the 796 has much better terrain and contouring than...
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    Folks Larry Vetterman asked me to share a few...

    Folks

    Larry Vetterman asked me to share a few photos and ideas for your consideration.......


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    This is his second Javron Cub and...
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    Neat idea. Keep experimenting! Thanks for...

    Neat idea. Keep experimenting!

    Thanks for posting.

    Bill
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