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    I have been flying a cub for about three years...

    I have been flying a cub for about three years and only landed with power off if I was coming in too hot. After reading this thread I went up this morning and used the techniques described above,...
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    I can't help you with the length as my cub has...

    I can't help you with the length as my cub has stock trim, but you might want to check the pulleys and make sure none are seized to the bushings. The trim cable in my cub frayed and jammed because of...
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    I can identify with that, but we don't use cubs...

    I can identify with that, but we don't use cubs to find sheds in ND, instead we use tractors, sprayers and combines with lots of tires that cost around $2000 each.
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    "Where do you farm and what do you grow? I use my...

    "Where do you farm and what do you grow? I use my Cub all the time for field scouting throughout the growing season.
    Sounds like pretty pricy photos!" Canadian Farmer

    I farm in western ND, so not...
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    Suggestions for a DSLR camera mount?

    I would like to mount a DSLR camera and possibly a go pro to my cub for taking pictures of my farm fields. My intent is to mount the camera so it is pointing straight down. I spoke to a company...
  6. I bet they were very effective... very effective...

    I bet they were very effective... very effective at making the Germans laugh so hard they couldn't shoot straight!
  7. Thread: Sled Driver

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    $200!! Must... not... buy... book... Bought.

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    4 blade SC prop?

    I noticed that the SC calendar featuring a Breitling cub in February has a 4 blade prop (unless its camera blur?). I don't believe I have seen one on a cub before, why are they not more popular?
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    Mounting a camera for ag use

    I would like to take pictures of my crops during the growing season so I can start to compile data to make decisions on weed control, fertilizer application, drainage issues, ect. I first need to...
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    I wish it only cost a quarter, but it is way more...

    I wish it only cost a quarter, but it is way more fun than slots. $$ well spent, I think?
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    I have never worked on an aviation engine, so my...

    I have never worked on an aviation engine, so my experience is strictly pre computer controled automotive or powersport engines, so my following thoughts are only based on that (limited) experience. ...
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    My grandfather died in a SC crop spraying...

    My grandfather died in a SC crop spraying accident in 1960. I did a bit of research on it and one of the comments on the accident was that he might have walked away if the seat mountings had not...
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    Just so happens that my father in law is a...

    Just so happens that my father in law is a licensed surveyor. I think he would gladly do the survey in exchange for a few rides in the Cub.
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    I'm in ND, and 3-4 miles out of city limits on a...

    I'm in ND, and 3-4 miles out of city limits on a farm. I will start with the ND Aeronautics Commission and then see if the county has zoning rules posted online, same with the state in regards to...
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    Private Strip

    I would like to build a private grass strip, 60' x 1200' paralleling a busy highway. BTW, by "build" I mean seed grass in a fairy flat farm field, there will be minimal dirt to move. I am about 12...
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    My O-320 uses less oil when I maintain the level...

    My O-320 uses less oil when I maintain the level between 5-6 qts instead of 6-7 qts.
  17. I don't have many landings under my belt yet, so...

    I don't have many landings under my belt yet, so I do a few more go arounds than the average Cub pilot, and I think practicing them is a must. Due mostly to inexperience, I sometimes forget to take...
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    Last week it was about 40 and humid here and I ...

    Last week it was about 40 and humid here and I was cruising at 1900 RPM and as a precaution pulled carb heat before approaching some very rugged badlands and picked up 200 RPM. Thats the first...
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    Ireland May 1944.

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  20. USA, North Dakota, Stark County, Near Dickinson,...

    USA, North Dakota, Stark County, Near Dickinson, I think June 1960. I don't have a s/n or tail number, but it was a super cub crop duster, one fatality: the pilot E. Thompson.
  21. Need help finding an accident report from 1960

    I would like to find the report of a Super Cub accident that occurred in my area in 1960. The reports on the NTSB site go back to 1962, and another site I looked at had earlier accidents, but only...
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    Even though it has a fresh rebuild with only 50...

    Even though it has a fresh rebuild with only 50 hours, if the next annual is done by a different shop than the one that has been doing the annual for the past 7 years, the mechanic will find many...
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    Break out the tracers and do mag dump to...

    Break out the tracers and do mag dump to celebrate! That is if you are into that sort of thing.
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    I can't imagine what it looks like behind those...

    I can't imagine what it looks like behind those panels!
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    It was still $5.99 self serve in Western ND a...

    It was still $5.99 self serve in Western ND a week ago. I might have to fly down to OK and fill up!
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