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  1. Thread: Fuel Tank Cover

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    That's very handy - thanks Web Frank

    That's very handy - thanks Web

    Frank
  2. Thread: Fuel Tank Cover

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    Thank you Steve - and so quick! Frank

    Thank you Steve - and so quick!
    Frank
  3. Thread: Fuel Tank Cover

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    I have to make new tank covers due to corrosion...

    I have to make new tank covers due to corrosion and them not fitting on the new Dakota ribs ie. they are a real mess.
    However the specs table at bottom right on the Northland and Chistian's drawings...
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    I use "Simple Green Extreme" to clean sheep sh*t...

    I use "Simple Green Extreme" to clean sheep sh*t from under the wings, Bird sh*t from the top, flies from the leading edge and the prop and oil from the belly - mix with water in a bucket and apply...
  5. Thread: Fuel Tank Cover

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    Thanks a lot Steve, I thought that was the...

    Thanks a lot Steve,

    I thought that was the case but could not find a drawing which showed it. The old ones were both sitting on the capstrips.

    Frank
  6. Thread: Fuel Tank Cover

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    Quick question folks Does the tank cover sit...

    Quick question folks

    Does the tank cover sit on the capstrip of ribs #1 and 4 or on the flanges - ie. be 'countersunk'?

    The Dakota Cub leading and trailing edge covers are 'countersunk'.
    ...
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    Web - Re post #85 I have been in contact with...

    Web - Re post #85

    I have been in contact with Uavionix about a remote magnetometer for the AV30 after reading this
    ...
  8. I sharpen the end of an old hacksaw blade on one...

    I sharpen the end of an old hacksaw blade on one side and dig carefully under the head of the nail and prise it up a little until I can get a tack claw under it - works for me.
  9. Thread: Spar Corrosion

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    Thank you all Yes, that was a magnified...

    Thank you all

    Yes, that was a magnified picture and it did look worse than it turned out to be.

    With regard to a new spar - by the time I have shipped a $308 Dakota Cub spar over the pond the...
  10. Thread: Spar Corrosion

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    Folks, I found this on the web of the rear spar...

    Folks,
    I found this on the web of the rear spar (PA18-150 16 rib wing) under the outboard flap hinge bracket


    60539

    I have spot blasted it (glass beads) and started to blend it but became...
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    Thanks Steve - that did not show up when I did a...

    Thanks Steve - that did not show up when I did a search.
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    Extracting stubborn spar root bushes

    Folks,

    I am completely refurbishing my wings and am having a problem removing the two steel bushes (Pt No 80022-31) from the rear spar root which have been in there 65years! Is there a neat...
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    Thank you Steve - you got me looking in the right...

    Thank you Steve - you got me looking in the right place - here's what I found

    the good one
    59236

    The bad one
    59237

    the previous 'repairer?' must have left the bolt loose and tightened it...
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    Folks While doing a trial fit of the false...

    Folks

    While doing a trial fit of the false spar and flap and aileron hinges I found that the inboard flap hinge hung at a different angle to that from the outboard one which prevented the inboard...
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    Bill, I have Cub Crafters STC SA00281NY which...

    Bill,
    I have Cub Crafters STC SA00281NY which covers it - about $150 I think.
    Regards
    Frank Cox
    (flew with you in BQV 15 March 2018
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    Update on my neatly curved spars - Post #7 ...

    Update on my neatly curved spars - Post #7

    After much head scratching I discovered the lower leg of the N brace was 1/8" short ie. same length as the upper one - great rebuild earlier in the...
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    Could this be what you are looking for David - I...

    Could this be what you are looking for David - I have measured mine and they are pretty close to the measurements given

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/lycoming05-13813-19_71032.php...
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    Thanks Steve I'm obviously not the only one...

    Thanks Steve

    I'm obviously not the only one that has been caught by this one.

    When you spoke with D C did they say if they supplied the nose ribs for that position with the 'cut out' already in...
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    Thank you Steve, The nose rib set as supplied...

    Thank you Steve,

    The nose rib set as supplied by D C did not include two that were notched so I notched one, as in the photo, to fit in the same position as the original Piper part. This put the...
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    Dakota Cub nose rib at the N brace

    Folks
    I'm having a bit of bother getting my head round how the Dakota Cub nose rib at the N brace is 'Modified' to fit at the lower spar cap around the forward strut attach fitting and spacer,
    Any...
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    WTB: Custom made to your requirements - ...

    Custom made to your requirements - https://www.hercprops.com/

    Frank
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    Very many thanks everyone - lots of useful tips -...

    Very many thanks everyone - lots of useful tips - I will start from scratch again.
    I had marked both spars with a bolt through the root fittings and used trammel points to square the first bay but...
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    Folks This is my first time trammeling a 16...

    Folks

    This is my first time trammeling a 16 rib Cub wing.

    Having read many posts here plus the Dakota Cub support sheet it all seems to be pretty simple in my mind.

    However having squared...
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    Brilliant - Just what the doctor ordered Many...

    Brilliant - Just what the doctor ordered

    Many thanks Steve and Akwing

    Frank
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    Wing Rebuild Hardware

    Folks,

    I am rebuilding a PA18-150 which has been through the wars - ex Israeli Air Force.
    A lot of the hardware in the 16 rib wings is corroded or has lost its cadmium plating and needs...
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