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    Put a digital level on the bottom of the wing and...

    Put a digital level on the bottom of the wing and zero and then on the deflected flap.
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    6 kw is 20,473 BTU

    6 kw is 20,473 BTU
  3. Thread: New Cub

    by Steve Pierce
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    A lot of us have the long step on the right and...

    A lot of us have the long step on the right and the fueling step on the left.
    http://www.fadodge.com/heavy-duty-refueling-step/

    http://www.fadodge.com/long-step/
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    Lift Struts Airframes: Front PA-18 No oil, no...

    Lift Struts
    Airframes:
    Front PA-18 No oil, no paint 11 lbs
    Rear PA-18 No oil, no paint 9.5
    Front PA18 with oil and paint 11.5
    Rear PA18 with oil and paint 10
    Univair sealed Struts, painted...
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    Only mod I have on the wings are Micro VGs.

    Only mod I have on the wings are Micro VGs.
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    They have them with thermostats now. If you just...

    They have them with thermostats now. If you just want to keep the plumbing from freezing a small space heater will work but probably be nice to install a modern replacement for what you have when you...
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    I had to chuckle at your comment. My Dad is 82...

    I had to chuckle at your comment. My Dad is 82 and when someone comments they have been doing something X number of years his comment to me is they could have been doing it wrong al those years. :)
  8. Dang, the Brazos River goes up to 27 feet plus...

    Dang, the Brazos River goes up to 27 feet plus and down below 3 ft but never that rapidly. Know your river and what it can do.
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    I'd be curious what your deflection is on your...

    I'd be curious what your deflection is on your 3rd notch. My flap handle has 4 notches and the last notch is all I can go unless I were to make another, longer ratchet.


    As far as P-STOL flaps...
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    Run a duct down there from Chip's hangar, he'll...

    Run a duct down there from Chip's hangar, he'll never know. ;)

    There are some nice keroseen and propane heaters on the market now that can warm that place up quickly when needed. The kerseen...
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    In my head I know the thrustline of engine...

    In my head I know the thrustline of engine doesn't have any effect if I am off the power cause the prop isn't pulling therefore the angle of the engine has no effect. You changed a lot of things at...
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    When the power is off it has no effect, prop...

    When the power is off it has no effect, prop isn't pulling. I haven't found anything that I don't like about it. Some complain about loss of visibility but I didn't notice that, I dropped the nose...
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    Curious what the weight difference is between J3...

    Curious what the weight difference is between J3 struts and Super Cub struts. I might have to go dig around in the loft of one of the storage hangars to find out. I do know we put -18 struts on an...
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    Better yet, people need to call Jim Richmond and...

    Better yet, people need to call Jim Richmond and Pat Horgan at Cub Crafters, Darin Hart at Legend Aircraft, Jay DeRosier at Javron and Bruce Reed at Backcountry Super Cubs and ask them why they use...
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    You should read the Thrustline thread. The wing...

    You should read the Thrustline thread. The wing and engine are in line instead of having a 4 degree difference. I flew my Super Cub for several years prior to installing the mod and was pretty...
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    Most of the corrosion I find is the bottom...

    Most of the corrosion I find is the bottom longerons in this area. It gives you access to clean the grit and grime that accumulates in this area and it gives you good access to the trim system and...
  17. We have been dying of anticipation. You gotta...

    We have been dying of anticipation. You gotta finish the story. I larned a lot I didn't know rom the first one. I was around here but didn't get to make many of the fly in get togethers in the early,...
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    Pretty sure it was .020"

    Pretty sure it was .020"
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    Look at the rear spar where the lift strut attach...

    Look at the rear spar where the lift strut attach fitting is bolted. If the spar is damaged you will see it there. Might just be the outboard false spar and some rib damage. Doesn't look to serious.
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    I could be a really successful artist if this is...

    I could be a really successful artist if this is a prime example.
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    I took this Super Cub from Silver City, NM to...

    I took this Super Cub from Silver City, NM to Bentonville, AR on Aero Classic 31s on 10" wheels and SJ and I thought we had lost our ability to use our feet. It was a squirrel on the ground. Kept us...
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    Yes, look at these engine mount lugs on the...

    Yes, look at these engine mount lugs on the firewall.
    51906

    51907
    Now look at the engine mount lugs of the thrustline modification.
    51908
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    I weigh everything and take a picture and try to...

    I weigh everything and take a picture and try to file it for future reference but sometimes I am not good at the filing part. Seems everything to do with weights and airplanes is optimistic. ;)
  24. Thread: New Cub

    by Steve Pierce
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    Any easy way to find anything here is to google...

    Any easy way to find anything here is to google "the subject site:supercub.org" you will find tons of info and don't be afraid to post in that thread and reviving it for others. Helps keep info on...
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    Things I have weighed and the published weights:...

    Things I have weighed and the published weights:

    26” Goodyear Tires and Tubes 24-26 lbs.
    31" AK Bushwheels 33 lbs.
    29" AK Bushwheel Airstreaks 27 lbs.
    Used 26" Airstreaks 18 lbs
    8.50x6 with...
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