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    Interesting- I’ve never known anyone that did...

    Interesting- I’ve never known anyone that did whole airplanes in 101, but then I don’t get out much... I’ve never had any ripping problems with the medium...
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    Just to clarify- there are 3 weights of Ceconite...

    Just to clarify- there are 3 weights of Ceconite as I understand it: 101 heavy, 102 medium/standard, and uncertified light. I’ve never used the heavy 101 for anything, and cover the entire plane in...
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    Never seen the gasket or tube assy leak but have...

    Never seen the gasket or tube assy leak but have seen Gordon’s scenario multiple times.
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    If you just give it a few more whacks with the...

    If you just give it a few more whacks with the punch (like you are installing but keep going), it will dish the opposite way and come right out- no hole required...
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    Just found another one today:

    Just found another one today:
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    We’ve all heard of bootleg 8.5 pistons in a ND...

    We’ve all heard of bootleg 8.5 pistons in a ND 320 with no banana plates, and I’ve always wondered, say a guy is running a 82x42 or 41 borer, are his cylinder pressures any higher with the 8.5’s than...
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    Look those ears over very closely- have found...

    Look those ears over very closely- have found lots of them cracked- from guys not putting the proper washers in between the rod end and the ears and pinching it down. Pa-12/J-5/Pa-14 aileron and...
  8. Sounds like Stewart’s paint, unfortunately... ...

    Sounds like Stewart’s paint, unfortunately... Have seen this more often than not on planes covered in Stewart’s after a few years tied down outside up here... it’s a bummer because it sure was...
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    “crashed” is used very loosely here- in my...

    “crashed” is used very loosely here- in my opinion, several of the listed incidents don’t meet the severity of “crash”... someone who doesn’t know better is going to read that and think every one of...
  10. Thread: A&P training

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    I would think you’d need one big time- do you get...

    I would think you’d need one big time- do you get someone else to sign off all your 337’s?
  11. Bigger question is why is a fms needed for just a...

    Bigger question is why is a fms needed for just a skin thickness change? I’d be curious to know the content...
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    A quick easy way to adjust tension- interesting...

    A quick easy way to adjust tension- interesting...
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    Just pulled cotton off of a factory cover job on...

    Just pulled cotton off of a factory cover job on a ‘64 -18, and it didn’t have tapes around windows. I put them on though...
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    The drawing I have for factory -12 fuel system...

    The drawing I have for factory -12 fuel system has rear outlets only and no header- a recipe for unporting in a descent, as I found out...
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    Buy whatever best suits your mission and learn to...

    Buy whatever best suits your mission and learn to fly it well- don’t let rumors and hearsay influence your decision. I’d buy a Gee Bee racer if it was the best for my mission...
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    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?55760...

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?55760-35s
  17. Thread: K&N Filters

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    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?53808...

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?53808-Air-filter-options&p=718277&viewfull=1#post718277

    ”A lot of years”? Curious why you switched? Have heard good things about donaldsons flowing...
  18. Thread: 35s

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    Yep. Don’t have a very good overall pic, but...

    Yep. Don’t have a very good overall pic, but here’s a couple...
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    CubCrafters has an STC for the early -18’s that...

    CubCrafters has an STC for the early -18’s that includes 150 and 160 hp engines and includes the Borer prop approval...
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    I was referring to the 337’s- but yeah I’ve seen...

    I was referring to the 337’s- but yeah I’ve seen several different part numbers used, so still figuring that out too...
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    Anyone ever end up posting these somewhere here...

    Anyone ever end up posting these somewhere here on the site? I’d like to find one, as I’m contemplating installing one...
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    Borer and Sullivan both have stc’s for that I...

    Borer and Sullivan both have stc’s for that I think- I have contact info for Roger’s daughter and Ron if you want it...
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    It’s an old Borer STC- basically just an x-brace...

    It’s an old Borer STC- basically just an x-brace under the baggage floor and seat belt tabs... Super common on Alaska cubs... Several threads on here discussing it:...
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    Skis. Switching from big tires, even 29’s or...

    Skis. Switching from big tires, even 29’s or 31’s, you lose aoa big time with most skis. And sometimes on skis is when you need it most...
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    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;742495]Airframes gear fitting...

    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;742495]Airframes gear fitting alignment.

    How old are these pics? Are you implying all airframes fuselages are this way?
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