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    Here's an FAA webpage re retrofitting shoulder...

    Here's an FAA webpage re retrofitting shoulder harnesses:

    Shoulder Harness Kits (faa.gov)

    The FAA policy statement on shoulder harness installations linked to on this webpage

    Issuance of...
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    Spruce sells two different generic ACS-brand...

    Spruce sells two different generic ACS-brand skull cap spinners--
    a 5" for small continental, and a 6" for Lycomings.
    But if their 6" is too big, buy a 5".

    POLISHED SKULL CAP SPINNERS | Aircraft...
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    Bushwheel sez 120 inch-pounds for the wheel with...

    Bushwheel sez 120 inch-pounds for the wheel with BBW spacer.

    3200 3400 TW Fork Kit II Intallation Instructions.pdf (airframesalaska.com)
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    Not much good for big bears etc but how about a...

    Not much good for big bears etc but how about a single shot shotgun in 20 gauge?
    You can carry both slugs & birdshot, and be ready for deer & smaller game as well as grouse etc.
    Fits in a pretty...
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    A firewall mounted Odyssey was installed on my...

    A firewall mounted Odyssey was installed on my 180 by a previous owner close to 20 years ago.
    They did some other stuff at the same time, but when I crunch the numbers from their W&B revision,
    it...
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    As far as tractors go, there is an outfit...

    As far as tractors go,
    there is an outfit located in Port Townsend called Yesterday's Tractors.
    Does a lot of mail order / online business but also some walk-in.
    I'm told they have a good...
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    WTB: Same assembly number RH & LH, but different...

    Same assembly number RH & LH, but different sub-part numbers.
    But the different p/n LH & RH parts just might be identical--
    who knows what evil lurks in the heart of Cessna?


    58487
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    WTB: Looking at the IPC now.... page 107, LH door:...

    Looking at the IPC now....

    page 107, LH door:
    hinge assembly 0411579-5 consists of
    0711037-3 hinge lower LH rear &
    0711037-10 hinge lower LH forward

    page 113, RH door:
    hinge assembly...
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    FWIW a stratux adsb in device works fine with my...

    FWIW a stratux adsb in device works fine with my Samsung android tablet running Avare.
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    Gordon, I've got an 8" Samsung "Galaxy Tab A"...

    Gordon, I've got an 8" Samsung "Galaxy Tab A" that I bought about 5 years ago, it's still going strong.
    Paid about $200 for it back then, but I see that one (or similar from Samsung) for like $125...
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    As far as test rides go.... when I was selling...

    As far as test rides go....
    when I was selling my first airplane, a 1969 C150,
    one of the potential buyers wanted to test ride.
    He didn't own an airplane, so I agreed to fly over to his airport ...
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    Sikorsky S-58, aka H-34 / Navy "Seabat" &...

    Sikorsky S-58, aka H-34 / Navy "Seabat" & "Seahorse" / Army "Choctaw", also had a Wright 1820 radial in the nose.
    And was a taildragger to boot.
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    I'm a sucker for "free" so went with Avare...

    I'm a sucker for "free" so went with Avare several years ago.
    Bought an 8" samsung (android) tablet specifically for in-airplane use.
    Avare's not the greatest, not as many bells & whistles as FF or...
  15. The Port Townsend Aero Museum (on my home...

    The Port Townsend Aero Museum (on my home airport) has a youth mentorship program,
    the kids in the program do a lot of rib stitching.
    In fact, one particular 16 year old girl is the probably best...
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    Seems kinda like a Sharper Image for...

    Seems kinda like a Sharper Image for survivalists.
    Luckily I'm pretty much bald,
    else I might be tempted to buy their $14.50 titanium comb.
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    FWIW my friend bit the bullet & bought a new...

    FWIW my friend bit the bullet & bought a new tailspring, saddle, etc.
    So everything is pretty much all new back there.
    Spendy, but it should be good for another 40 or 50 years.
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    The two bolts that go through the tailwheel &...

    The two bolts that go through the tailwheel & tailspring are AN5's-- aka 5/16".
    When you say "oversized"", I assume you mean an "itty-bitty" bigger than 5/16", and not 3/8" ?
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    Curious what the fix is gonna be. A friend of...

    Curious what the fix is gonna be.
    A friend of mine recently bought a new tailwheel assembly--
    when he pulled off the old one,
    he discovered that the holes in the "stinger" (aka tailspring) were...
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    I always enjoy looking at skywagons, maybe you...

    I always enjoy looking at skywagons, maybe you can start a thread & post some pics of your progress.
    FWIW there's a lot of skywagon owners on this site -- some own one in addition to a cub, some not.
  21. If you move back to CA with it later, you may owe...

    If you move back to CA with it later, you may owe tax on it at that time.
    When registering an airplane (or car) when you move to WA, you must show proof of use or sales tax paid somewhere-
    ...
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    Those "point in space" datums are a PITA, I...

    Those "point in space" datums are a PITA,
    I think the Luscombe does that also.
    Dunno if they mix-n-match point-in-space and WLE like Piper does though.
    I like the firewall datum used on most...
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    FWIW I never even bother with either of the...

    FWIW I never even bother with either of the grease fittings on my 180's tailwheel.
    But I do disassemble, clean, & liberally grease the t/w assembly every year at the annual inspection.
    Also clean &...
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    My suggestion is to throw out ForeFlight (at...

    My suggestion is to throw out ForeFlight (at least for now) and read the W&B stuff on the J3C TCDS.
    It should answer your questions re fwd & aft CG limits, etc.

    Microsoft Word - A-691 Rev 34.doc...
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    That was the special tester they manufacture for...

    That was the special tester they manufacture for airplane salesmen.
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