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    The powder they use is Cardinal CR1372 zinc rich...

    The powder they use is Cardinal CR1372 zinc rich primer and BK08 to topcoat (Polyester I believe). It does not cost that much more to have them do the primer. The price varies widely for powder...
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    I have powder coated everything that has been...

    I have powder coated everything that has been covered in Superflite no problems at all. Does not touch the powder coat. I wipe down the new finish with acetone then purple scotchbrite where the...
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    I have used that same paint back in 2005 on one...

    I have used that same paint back in 2005 on one of my cubs (Delfleet "Essential"). It was amazing how well it covered, it was recommended to me because it was suppose to be more solids then the...
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    I am sure I used a cable for a PA-18 from Univair...

    I am sure I used a cable for a PA-18 from Univair on my widebody Javron cub and it worked with the O-360, crazy expensive. I probably would not spend the money again and go with something like...
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    I had the HO-360-C1A in Bushwacker when I first...

    I had the HO-360-C1A in Bushwacker when I first built it. I had to change the magneto on one side if I remember right because a helicopter used the shower of sparks box I think. I ran it with the...
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    They run Hot from what I understand with limited...

    They run Hot from what I understand with limited knowledge. I would have considered it anyway for my 4 place cub if it was not a conical mount.
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    call Vera at cubcrafters, they had a low time...

    call Vera at cubcrafters, they had a low time O-375 for sale last time I called, I think they wanted like 28K

    https://store.cubcrafters.com/Used-Surplus_c_141-1-2.html
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    So sorry to hear this DJ. Only someone who has...

    So sorry to hear this DJ. Only someone who has lost an airplane knows how hard we are on ourselves dissecting the event over and over again in our heads. Waking up after a lot of bad nights of sleep...
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    I have been watching this thread. I love simple,...

    I have been watching this thread. I love simple, cubs are simple. For a weight savings of 1 pound I would never do electric trim. I don't spend that much time trimming my airplane and like the...
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    Bill, Did you do a weight comparison on the...

    Bill, Did you do a weight comparison on the difference in weight between the standard trim on a PA-18 and going with electric trim. I lean towards a cable just because I have had no electric power...
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    I joined in Aug. 2002 before I really new...

    I joined in Aug. 2002 before I really new anything about Super Cubs but consider myself still learning. I think I originally asked some questions on CubCrafters forum and If I remember right and...
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    The flared AN fitting loosing it shape and going...

    The flared AN fitting loosing it shape and going back to straight again does not make sense to me. I have seen over tighten flares and they just get bigger and thinner. The design of the ferrel...
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    Does anyone have the weight of the best shock...

    Does anyone have the weight of the best shock Tk-1 builds and the best shock ACME builds for the Super Cub. I would look at the weight penalty between the two. I don't like the looks of the bolt in...
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    Well she may be great gal and her parents may be...

    Well she may be great gal and her parents may be great too. It seems like I saw some out of sorts landings with her in some video but maybe I am wrong. I am guessing if she wants a career in...
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    Racing requires lots of protection, dirt biking...

    Racing requires lots of protection, dirt biking we wear lots of protection. Airplanes are not designed to be wreck in most cases, designed to be light! That 3rd dimension is the one that is not...
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    It's all fun until someone blows a finger off or...

    It's all fun until someone blows a finger off or gets an eye poked out as I have heard growing up. Sometimes we need saving from ourselves when were to stupid to know what can kill us.
    Many...
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    I know someone with 90" Double Slotted that has...

    I know someone with 90" Double Slotted that has no problem and did the same mod as me, the picture in the video is of his handle not mine. If you have not used more deflection you would not know the...
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    I had stock chord/stock length flaps to begin...

    I had stock chord/stock length flaps to begin with. Experimental double slotted flaps are the same as certified in this case. The bell crank in the wing is stock. Watch the video and you will see...
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    I have them now and it is amazing once you really...

    I have them now and it is amazing once you really get them down to where they need to be. I started with full flaps as it came from Javron which gave me a deflection on the ground of around 53...
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    I would love love love to see it done with 8.50...

    I would love love love to see it done with 8.50 tires. I will bet $1000.00 right now that you can not do 1 take off and 1 landing without bending or wrecking your airplane. You have to agree to let...
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    Maybe, I was not the one that dug them and I...

    Maybe, I was not the one that dug them and I assume the guy that did wanted to represent bad conditions. It is hard to tell in a light cub how bad they are. They are bad enough that even with 35"...
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    I actually liked them so much I had them build...

    I actually liked them so much I had them build oleo's for Bushwacker 2.0. Matt said they were finished and were showing them off at Sun n Fun, I should have them soon to try. I can't wait, I made...
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    I have the Gen 4 I believe, total game changer as...

    I have the Gen 4 I believe, total game changer as others have noted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tjQwvqrvZQ
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    I did the wheel design 16 years ago before 35"...

    I did the wheel design 16 years ago before 35" Bushwheels were a thing. I wanted 35" tires but there were no wheels that would work with a straight 1.5" diameter axle. I took a Cleveland wheel and...
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    I did a little walk around video of Bushwacker...

    I did a little walk around video of Bushwacker 2.0 the other day. If anyone is interested https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CiLoVKWNoE&t=4s

    I misstated the weight in the video so before anyone...
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