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    Any update on progress with this problem. A...

    Any update on progress with this problem. A photo of stabilizer location on landing might help.
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    Pick up the tail until firewall is vertical. ...

    Pick up the tail until firewall is vertical. Stabilizer travel should be 2.5 degrees up and 4 degrees down. If you are running out of trim you may have a bent fuselage or stabilizer could be off...
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    It could very well be the prop. Simple things to...

    It could very well be the prop. Simple things to look at: Check the float bowl on the carb, if the screws get loose it will run real rich. Check the timing. Do a mag check in flight at 2400 RPM, I...
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    What year plane? What engine? How many hours on...

    What year plane? What engine? How many hours on engine?
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    What is the stabilizer travel when plane is...

    What is the stabilizer travel when plane is level? How are you trimming for landing?
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    When it comes to discussing the performance of...

    When it comes to discussing the performance of wing mods. Reporting your indicated airspeed for a cub does Little due to the inaccuracies of airspeed indicatorís at slower speed., A GPS speed...
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    One thing to consider is installation of the...

    One thing to consider is installation of the extended leaving edge makes for a very stiff wing. If do you have an older fuselage that may be tweaked it can be made to fly straight with rigging....
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    Aluminum duct tape 1 inch = 20 degrees minimal...

    Aluminum duct tape 1 inch = 20 degrees minimal glue residue.
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    Anything but slicks!!! If you do mags get Bendix....

    Anything but slicks!!! If you do mags get Bendix.

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    Stoddard usually has some deals in the back. ...

    Stoddard usually has some deals in the back. Just add hose and you are good to go.
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    So is this a paperwork exercise or are you...

    So is this a paperwork exercise or are you running out of trim when you fly (you are trimming correct?). What do you carry in the plane now when you fly? Like the others have said survival gear and...
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    If you have a cooler up front leave it. Putting...

    If you have a cooler up front leave it. Putting it in the back makes it a pain when you have to work on mags or anything else on that side. It was a fad for a while to move them but not worth it....
  13. Thread: Airframes Alaska

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    The move to Palmer has been progressive, Welding...

    The move to Palmer has been progressive, Welding shop moved a while back. It will be a bit before it is all done. We well miss them at Birchwood for sure!!!!
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    The bigger the door the better. Also having the...

    The bigger the door the better. Also having the back end removable is great for hauling long stuff.
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    Steve Was the slotted wing square? That...

    Steve
    Was the slotted wing square? That should make it a bit faster than the stock round tip wing. Combine that with a slot and it should be a wash.
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    Dakota Cub has wings with slots for certified...

    Dakota Cub has wings with slots for certified aircraft, so far no certified slats. Both will hurt top end airspeed. Stewart, when you get the Wildcat back up it would be nice to do top speed with...
  17. The 4 place is an old STC, Ron Sullivian if I...

    The 4 place is an old STC, Ron Sullivian if I remember right they just make the frame. The 3 seat is a newer project STC's take a lot of time and money.
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  18. Here is a link to a 0320 manual, you should find...

    Here is a link to a 0320 manual, you should find a chart that fits you engine. Looks to me that you should be burning at least 14 GPH at 2700...
  19. On another note, Props make a huge difference on...

    On another note, Props make a huge difference on CHT'S. Change the pitch on a Borer 3 degrees and you can see a 20 degree CHT temp change.
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  20. Lycoming has fuel burn charts out, I found them...

    Lycoming has fuel burn charts out, I found them when working on my plane, If I remember correctly 2700 RPM was over 14 GPH, I will try to find a link when I get a chance. I mentioned earlier that...
  21. Fat-body is a relative term I tell my wife it is...

    Fat-body is a relative term I tell my wife it is just winter emergency gear. Three types of fat cubs out now. 4 in wide body (that should be 4 inches wider). Airframes experimental 3 place (same as...
  22. Thread: PA18 engine

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    Are you asking about a wide vs narrow deck...

    Are you asking about a wide vs narrow deck engine? If so I believe a 1956 0320 150 hp would be a narrow deck. The big question is that the motor that came with the plane? Someone may have changed...
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    I have a good flying cub that is not does not...

    I have a good flying cub that is not does not look that good from even from 30 ft, every time I ask my IA should we paint the wings he says a pilot of your skills should wait a year or two and the...
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    Seems to me I saw a metal flap or aileron in the...

    Seems to me I saw a metal flap or aileron in the back of Stoddards. It would be worth a call. If you have some Morebetterdisease as you fix the plane AOSS gear is one of the best bang for the buck...
  25. You lucky dog!!! Both are bad. The strainer leak...

    You lucky dog!!! Both are bad. The strainer leak covered up the valve leak until the end of the year! Just suck it up and fix both. Cessna found a way to build a plane around a fuel valve but it...
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