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  1. Austin is a good kid and I enjoy being around...

    Austin is a good kid and I enjoy being around him. There are people who give me $hit for having the P STOL flaps and the advantage they give me. It was fun to beat him though. ;)
  2. I don't know what class Lou but hopefully I am...

    I don't know what class Lou but hopefully I am not sitting in the back with a dunce hat on. :crazyeyes:
  3. Enjoyed meeting and visiting with you. We are...

    Enjoyed meeting and visiting with you. We are just jaded Super Cub owners. ;) I was in my tent changing into shorts and heard a couple of guys walk by and say " that's a real Super Cub, looks like it...
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    Thanks John. When I first went out on my own in...

    Thanks John. When I first went out on my own in general aviation after spending most all of my career in the Warbird business I figured out that the vendors were for the most part very helpful when I...
  6. Itwas a lot of fun but a hard fight. Friday...

    Itwas a lot of fun but a hard fight. Friday qualifying had some windand Austin had me by 4 feet. The Super Cubs can smoke the Huskies onthe take off but that reversing prop is good at shortening up...
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    I had a solid tire Maule TW on my Clipper and...

    I had a solid tire Maule TW on my Clipper and really liked it. I use one on my Super Cub for STOL contests. Always like getting it off of there. I know every bump, rut or crack in the taxiway. After...
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    In 1970 Piper went from Oxy/Acetylene welding to...

    In 1970 Piper went from Oxy/Acetylene welding to Tig and the fuselages stretched 9/16".
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    I have not made a seal. The Short Wing Piper...

    I have not made a seal. The Short Wing Piper series have an airworthiness directive to seal the firewall with a non-hardening seal because they used a fiberglass insulation under the floor that would...
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    I have used standard aluminum rivets on all the...

    I have used standard aluminum rivets on all the ones I have built so far.
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    Customer modifies.

    Customer modifies.
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    Sticky: 50 here this morning Kevin but no wind however...

    50 here this morning Kevin but no wind however the high pressure made for some good performance and the airplane just felt right. The morning dew made the brakes useless, kinda reminded me of...
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    A friend just built a titanium firewall to...

    A friend just built a titanium firewall to replace the stainless firewall on his PA11/AL11 Legend Cub and he saved 3 lbs titanium vs stainless.
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    It is considerable but will have to look it up. I...

    It is considerable but will have to look it up. I don't find it hard to work with. Shears fine, drills fine just slow down the drill and punches fine.
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    I used nut plates in the flange so the boot cowl...

    I used nut plates in the flange so the boot cowl can be removed in sections and used PRC sealant around the flange, front and back.
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    I didn't like how the boot cowl sheet metal fit...

    I didn't like how the boot cowl sheet metal fit around the flutes and cut them off and used a firewall channel from Clyde Smith $85. https://www.cubdoctor.com/stainless-firewalls/index.html He makes...
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    The fluted edge on the Atlee Dodge titanium...

    The fluted edge on the Atlee Dodge titanium firewall in a pain. I fit it on a Super Cub build several years ago.
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    Making great memories for and with you boys,...

    Making great memories for and with you boys, priceless and they will last a lifetime.
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    Sticky: We weren't that cold but I was seeing 24 mph...

    We weren't that cold but I was seeing 24 mph ground speed a few times on final. She was off the ground as soon as I could pull the stick and flaps.
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    I was wrong, called Brian at Dakota Cub and he...

    I was wrong, called Brian at Dakota Cub and he texted me these pictures of a wing they are about to install leading edges on.
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    I think you are right Tom, that kinda jogs my...

    I think you are right Tom, that kinda jogs my memory. Dakota Cub probably had a brain fart and forgot those ribs. Probably worth a phone call to verify.
  22. We have all known Cliff to long and are always...

  23. Still have to control your speed. I tend to limit...

  24. I water ski up on bars quite a bit, full flaps,...

  25. I would be embarrassed to post that one Cliff....

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