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    FS: Jeff, can you post some pictures?

    Jeff, can you post some pictures?
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    I had some NOS piper springs and they matched....

    I had some NOS piper springs and they matched. Airframes/Bushwheel sells some as well which I have used and they worked the same from my experience.
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    Nothng has changed in my experience if you have...

    Nothng has changed in my experience if you have read the other threads.
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    Does it fly hands off just not feet off? If so...

    Does it fly hands off just not feet off? If so bend the leading edge of the vertical fin and it will fix your problem. Done it a 100 times and it works and is how Piper did it and described in the...
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    TXPacer installed an inexpensive GPS puck on his...

    TXPacer installed an inexpensive GPS puck on his ELT. Kept from having to run another wire all the way to the tail.
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    I would think you will end up bending the...

    I would think you will end up bending the steering arm. Call Univair and get the steering springs shown in the PA18 parts manual for the 3200 tailwheel. I fly a lot of different Super Cubs and it is...
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    Bob, why the bigger tires. I could see the 6"...

    Bob, why the bigger tires. I could see the 6" wheels for decent brakes but what is the mission for the bigger tires. Grove makes a magnesium wheel which would be lighter. Weight is everything to me...
  8. Yes, the have a template and drill everything...

    Yes, the have a template and drill everything from one side of the spar. You have to drill for the rib screws on the back side which is easy after the ribs are installed and screwed down on the front...
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    That is my preferred way of rigging a rag and...

    That is my preferred way of rigging a rag and tube Piper with a jack screw trim system. I hate external trim tabs and would rather make the surface go the way it needs to.
  10. I remember you posting this before. I have...

    I remember you posting this before. I have replaced several rear spars in Super Cubs that were original (build number and date in red crayon) and have found no difference in the Univair spar wing...
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    I have seen no difference between Dakota Cub and Univair spars. Look at price and shipping costs like Mike posted.
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    I adjust the leading edge of the vertical stab...

    I adjust the leading edge of the vertical stab per the rigging instructions. Here is an older thread with that advice along with trim tab size, material thickness etc. 3 holes and #6 PK screws is how...
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    Might note that this advice is on a RANS S7.

    Might note that this advice is on a RANS S7.
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    There is a spec on the drawing but that is new...

    There is a spec on the drawing but that is new tolernce. I let my conscience be my guide. The problems I see is that when there is a lot of play in the jack screw/yoke then it transfer out and you...
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    Insurance would be more because of 4 seats as...

    Insurance would be more because of 4 seats as well.
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    No, you remove the cowl rails, one screw and nut...

    No, you remove the cowl rails, one screw and nut in the firewall end and same on nose bowl end.
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    I remember that. You uncowled it and said "thank...

    I remember that. You uncowled it and said "thank God we don't have to swing the engine". And then we ended up having to swing the engine.
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    Here is how Piper routed things.
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    Always the same diameter, sometimes have to go up...

    Always the same diameter, sometimes have to go up in wall thickness if I couldn't get .028" and substituted .035".
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    I have used 4130 on every tubing repair I have...

    I have used 4130 on every tubing repair I have made over the last 20 plus years from landing gear, fuselages, control surfaces etc. Never an issue. I do have a roller that I roll the control surface...
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    Agreed, narrower than a Pacer. The one I have...

    Agreed, narrower than a Pacer. The one I have flown had individual sliding front sets, not sure if they all had that. You could slide one seat back s you weren't shoulder to shoulder but then you...
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    I leave the tail till I can't with no issue. I...

    I leave the tail till I can't with no issue. I like being able to taxi around on a gravel or sand bar with the BBW a lot easier than the standard 3200 and I believe it is easier on the tail because...
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    Maybe he needs to fly with Kevin to learn how to...

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    I agree. Having flown in lots of STOL contests...

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    Late to the party with a few observations. I have...

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    Does the seller not have the STC paperwork,...

    Does the seller not have the STC paperwork, usually doesn't have an N number written on it. If not call Bushwheel/Airframes and they can sell you te STC. Last I checked it was $50.All depends on your...
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