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    Great advice Gary, and the friction tape is also...

    Great advice Gary, and the friction tape is also a bandage for the problem. Of course a new front pulley with the unmolested V groove does wonders to fix 95% of them.
    A friend of mine decided Piper...
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    Having rode out some horrible blows in Alaska...

    Having rode out some horrible blows in Alaska over the years, ( mostly down on the peninsula). A few things come to mind. Old timers like Don Johnson , John Swiss, and that crowd of old Polar Bear...
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    This 830lb Cub weight issue was actually solved...

    This 830lb Cub weight issue was actually solved back in 1958.
    It was discussed in detail and actually
    Later became a hit record! Seriously check out the link!
    https://youtu.be/qxWZT0PXkGg
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    For the ultimate "bungee experience" try...

    For the ultimate "bungee experience" try fitting-- THREE--1080's on a PA 12
    Instead of two 1280s. OMG.
    Be careful with any bungee replacement project. Alot of the highly modified " special tools"...
  5. PerryB. If you ever get a chance to try a Catto ...

    PerryB.
    If you ever get a chance to try a Catto
    84/36 prop on your airplane, I think you will be pleasently surprised; in its improvement over either of your props
    For T/0 performance or ROC...
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    One thing that is interesting about WW props is...

    One thing that is interesting about WW
    props is a few friends running them have had prop strikes with them and they instantly shear right off at the hub . So they are cheap insurance policy for not...
  7. Well here is the sorta performance one may expect...

    Well here is the sorta performance one may expect from a light 12 with no flaps , standard gear. Just the 0320 and a short prop. Quite alot of airplane for the dollar..........
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    JD, Great choice. I believe their jack screw is...

    JD,
    Great choice. I believe their jack screw is a finerpitch thread than the original
    "Cast" yoke has. So it is going to be smoother. The Dakota CNC yoke, is light years
    ahead of a Univar type....
  9. Well a 90hp Cub Special would of course be a...

    Well a 90hp Cub Special would of course be a dream to fly because of the near perfect balance they have.

    I think the balance of a stock 12 thats still under a thousand pounds is also very...
  10. StewB, Although a 12 with an 0320 with an 18...

    StewB,
    Although a 12 with an 0320 with an 18 tail may 'not apeal to you' as anything but a 'project' is fine. However probably nothing but a handmade one of a kind, experimental at $300k is the only...
  11. If you get a good lite one that does NOT have...

    If you get a good lite one that does NOT have corrosion issues in the fuselarge they can be ALOT of airplane for the money. If you get caught in one that needs all the attention that one will need...
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    We got mixed up in a bad deal last year with a...

    We got mixed up in a bad deal last year with a kid from NH on a set of 2500 AirGlass skis. He posted em on Facebook for $800. They were in minty condition and no doubt more like a set of $2000 skis....
  13. The 12 you were considering is waaaay over...

    The 12 you were considering is waaaay over priced. There have been some very nice 12s sold in the last 2 years in the $40k range that were "Compleately"covered in last 10/15 years, with much more...
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    https://youtu.be/ZD1oz_3GaW8 Watch this 300hp...

    https://youtu.be/ZD1oz_3GaW8

    Watch this 300hp one fly.....


    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Steve, I have same set up you do. This system is...

    Steve,
    I have same set up you do. This system is down again for the fifth
    transducer........... Have no idea why last one went on in August lasted only,
    7 hrs. Shut plane down working perfectly,...
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    I am with Greg on this one, regardless of physics...

    I am with Greg on this one, regardless of physics theorys, most of the doggyest Cubs I have flown over the years had one single factor ( besides weight) they all had lots of scalloping between...
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    98% of the time a single cable trim is slipping ,...

    98% of the time a single cable trim is slipping , its the pulleys . One or both has its V grooves worn down to the bottom .......... They are now U grooved and will slip constantly. Getting...
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    Peter, Your spot on about the floatplanes, they...

    Peter,
    Your spot on about the floatplanes, they always require LOTS of attention.
    Last week it was 60kt gusts for 2 days. This week its freezing up. Of course thats the reason insurance is usually...
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    Hang in there Glen, my Cruiser has 5" on it...

    Hang in there Glen, my Cruiser has 5" on it tonite. But soposed to be in
    40s here Sunday.

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Big difference between a tire that is inflated...

    Big difference between a tire that is inflated low preasure vs high preasure.
    You cant really compare 26" Goodyears to 26" Airstreaks they are two entirely different animals. The low
    preasure tire...
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    Lol. When we fishspotted in the 90's I had 7...

    Lol.
    When we fishspotted in the 90's I had
    7 antennas on the top of my plane. Besides the airband and elt antennas.
    We had radios for 2meters, 6meters,10 meters, 450mhz, and a Kenwood HF that had...
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    Perry for real low doors we can do this! LoL45471...

    Perry for real low doors we can do this! LoL45471

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Ooooops wrong thread, soposed to have gone under:...

    Ooooops wrong thread, soposed to have gone under: "Wave of the Future in Ski Flying:" LoL.
    45422

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
  24. FS: Even if bottoms need redone , those skis look...

    Even if bottoms need redone , those skis look like very good value for $ 1200 bucks, with new rigging! Bet they go quickly. Good Deal.

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    MSS, Just a general question here. Not ment to...

    MSS,
    Just a general question here.
    Not ment to be coy, but what makes you feel the " marine band" is located in the UHF spectrum ????
    For what ever its worth, you may want to reevaluate that as...
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