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    I stopped in at the seaplane base in Wabush once...

    I stopped in at the seaplane base in Wabush once long ago (c1976) for fuel. I had heard that the mines had shut down since then. Apparently not, if that's where you are working. We were camping on a...
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    That is where the engineering analysis comes in....

    That is where the engineering analysis comes in. The load paths change, which effects other things which for this purpose may seem irrelevant but in reality make a difference.
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    Labrador_cub, Each bay should form a triangle....

    Labrador_cub, Each bay should form a triangle. Any other shape can distort when a load is applied. You have a trapezoid where your door is going. Place one or more tubes in that bay so that each...
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    I agree with bob turner. If you are using your...

    I agree with bob turner. If you are using your airplane for a pick up truck, an ATV or a rock climber use 101. If you want a nice well filled finish use 102. The original Ceconite was 101. It...
  5. My observations have been regardless of which...

    My observations have been regardless of which country one is a member, regardless of each country's leaders politics and media sources, the aviators all speak the same language and most all are...
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    I sure hope you don't repeat your last Cub's last...

    I sure hope you don't repeat your last Cub's last flight. That high handle might get in the way.
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    Thanks Steve and Stewart for stirring the pot. We...

    Thanks Steve and Stewart for stirring the pot. We here under control of the Northeast division of the FAA have yet to receive any guidance from our illustrious FAA types overturning their excuse to...
  8. ​SUN-N-FUN CANCELED ...

    ​SUN-N-FUN CANCELED
    https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2020/april/02/sun-n-fun-canceled
  9. I invite you to review post #1 dated 8-30-2019:...

    I invite you to review post #1 dated 8-30-2019: https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?56355-Tradition-Ferry-Permit-issuance-method-GONE
    My FSDO sent that Email: He made it clear "This is...
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    Denny, Wearing a helmet is something which I've...

    Denny, Wearing a helmet is something which I've heard about a fair amount here and apparently it is done quite often in Alaska. I should tell you that in all my years aviating in the lower 48, I've...
  11. You guys in Alaska have your own sensible FAA....

    You guys in Alaska have your own sensible FAA. They bear no resemblance to the lower 48's FAA.
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    That alone is reason enough NOT to place it...

    That alone is reason enough NOT to place it overhead. There are so many occasions without a mishap being involved to whack one's head, I just see that as a big hazard which one day will be regretted....
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    Sorry Phil, can't help with that.

    Sorry Phil, can't help with that.
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    A modified old fashioned car bumper jack does a...

    A modified old fashioned car bumper jack does a good job too.
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    It may just be a spec of carbon between the ball...

    It may just be a spec of carbon between the ball and seat. Not likely to need to replace the ball & spring.
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    Interesting, I was under the impression that they...

    Interesting, I was under the impression that they did not.
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    But it has four of them, the equivalent of two of...

    But it has four of them, the equivalent of two of Steve's engines.
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    Use caution with Wag-Aero parts. Some are...

    Use caution with Wag-Aero parts. Some are approved and some are not. They sell a lot of stuff to the experimental crowd. Sometimes it is difficult to determine whether the part they are selling is...
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    Just one small piece will do this when it sits...

    Just one small piece will do this when it sits between the ball and the seat.
  20. Exactly! Replacing components just for the sake...

    Exactly! Replacing components just for the sake of replacing something which solved an issue, sometimes is the answer and sometimes just hides the real issue. Unless you can put your finger on...
  21. Don't forget one important thing. The FAA is not...

    Don't forget one important thing. The FAA is not happy unless you are not happy.
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    What's that white stuff all over the ground? We...

    What's that white stuff all over the ground? We haven't seen any of that all winter.
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    That's about what I remembered. It was long ago...

    That's about what I remembered. It was long ago when they were new. I seem to recall a TAS of about 200 mph at low altitude.
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    Cool! Love that airplane, a bit heavy in the nose...

    Cool! Love that airplane, a bit heavy in the nose but boy does it skedaddle! And burn gas.
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    A hat section is generally a piece of flat stock...

    A hat section is generally a piece of flat stock formed like the shape of a top hat with a brim. Tubing does not form a hat section.

    Gordon, The two diagonal tubes as described in cubpilot2's...
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