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  1. Johnny, Patrick at PK has access to a set of...

    Johnny,
    Patrick at PK has access to a set of good PK 3000's right now
    Might wanta give him a call if a nice used set would work for ya? Great 185 float.
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  2. Back in the 80's and 90's lots of guides in...

    Back in the 80's and 90's lots of guides in Alaska reserved N numbers that were rifle Calibers followed by their initial's. I had 338EB on my plane in 90's, from 223/458 were common back then. Some...
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    Although for strange reason , probably because of...

    Although for strange reason , probably because of the poor performance of the early 3500's. One of best 185
    Performance Floats ever offered: the PK 3000's; have never caught on in Alaska. These and...
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    Gary, This one has gained lots of weight over...

    Gary,
    This one has gained lots of weight over the years, however it was completely restored in 2000 and a new W/B was done on digital scales and like all the rest of em it too has
    Gained nearly 100...
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    I have the original factory W&B booklet that came...

    I have the original factory W&B booklet that came with our Super Cruiser. It is amazing what is listed as options! Pretty much everything! Rumor has it when they were weighing Cubs that was done "in...
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    Datums are getting to be alot like Catto...

    Datums are getting to be alot like Catto props....... Folks are simply bolting them on and running them. Incredibly nice performance from a wheel ski, Simple and LITE.
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    Well it doesn't always work out with just stained...

    Well it doesn't always work out with just stained under britches: Have an old friend that finally tore the fabric off his 125/18 and completely rebuilt the fuselage with bunch mods, new floorboards...
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    I unbolted a 71/42 off my PA11 90 and tryed a...

    I unbolted a 71/42 off my PA11 90 and tryed a 75/38 and it was same difference as unbolting a 74/56 off a 150/Cub and bolting on a 82/41 Borer. I had a friend that ran the 75/35 on his "95" PA-18. It...
  9. Until you have battled your way back from Kodiak...

    Until you have battled your way back from Kodiak into a screaming offshore wind coming off Cape Douglas, making 30 mph, in ugly turbulence , going stop to stop on the stick, peddling the rudders like...
  10. Probably these Atlee reinforce strips, should be...

    Probably these Atlee reinforce strips, should be first mod on any Cub left outside, makes the attachment brackets 4X stronger.57516
    Had yours had these installed none of that
    Damage would happened....
  11. Now that's the "Alaskan Tux'edo'..... Bout the...

    Now that's the "Alaskan Tux'edo'.....
    Bout the only thing that will keep a fella warm on Kodiak, late May, standing there while it's sleeting all day and 30 degrees, with wind blowing a gale.(...
  12. Gary, That's it olde boy! QD's are sorta like...

    Gary,
    That's it olde boy! QD's are sorta like Filson jackets ?
    "Might as well have the Best"....:wink:
  13. Ok here is a couple pics of it, still not sure of...

    Ok here is a couple pics of it, still not sure of the manufacturer??575045750557506.
    Last pic show how far it extends thru cowl to easily push garden hose over it.
    Hope this makes sense.
    Good Luck...
  14. Aviatoraf, I am at Greenville Seaplane...

    Aviatoraf,
    I am at Greenville Seaplane Convention, but will post pic of it tomorrow....... It has a knurled ring at top of it that is anodized Red from memory. Nicely made. I will get name and...
  15. My QD requires a turn, it is 3/8" OD: I simply...

    My QD requires a turn, it is 3/8" OD: I simply have a 1/2" OD hose (3/8" ID) out thru cowl, right below QD, about a 3" stub hanging out stays on the QD all the time. When I change oil, I slip a 3/4"...
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    Here is another example of 35" tires and great...

    Here is another example of 35" tires and great shocks NOT being enough to make the difference....... Again major damage in boot cowl area. Big save here was when right gear separated from the shock,...
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    Here is a set of 35" tires off a modern day...

    Here is a set of 35" tires off a modern day guides Cub. Just brought into town yesterday. Apparently 35" tires don't cure
    everything Olde boy....... I don't see a new gear leg fixing this one. Note...
  18. Those pic's of Steve's showing the attachment...

    Those pic's of Steve's showing the attachment brackets horriblely bent and twisted show the flaw in the design of them. ( Distance between the end and first attachment hole is to great) About one...
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    When you crunch a gear leg the rear tube usually...

    When you crunch a gear leg the rear tube usually fails and kinks forward, sorta like a fuse so to speak. Beefing up that area too much may work against the engineering ......
    It's easy to make that...
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    Well 40 years ago the term HD gear was what we...

    Well 40 years ago the term HD gear was what we all refered to after you took Standard gear to Atlee and he
    Beefed it up by adding saddle sleeves and gussets to the bottom cluster. Then for ski...
  21. The HD Javron aluminum struts are less than...

    The HD Javron aluminum struts are less than $2000...... Check em out you will glad you looked into it deeper...bargain for what they are!
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  22. Globe, I am running Javrons new Aluminum struts,...

    Globe,
    I am running Javrons new Aluminum struts, they are about same weight as regular sealed struts, but man are they rugged! Moving the Cub around on floats pushing on them
    they show their...
  23. Ran into that lots years ago on 115\125 Cubs...

    Ran into that lots years ago on 115\125 Cubs trying to install Dodge baggage. We used to simply take piece tubing and squeeze it flat in a vise, about 3" on each end. wrap it around the tubes ,bore...
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    Why try to reinvent the...

    Why try to reinvent the wheel.................Piper fixed it 50 years ago. Pawnee 4 wire system. Problem solved.
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    I bought a 135 Lycoming 0290D2 from old Don...

    I bought a 135 Lycoming 0290D2 from old Don Johnson in about 1995, it had been in his hanger since 1970! He had stored it 'upside down' on a tire, ( cam down) So when I pulled the clys off to check...
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