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  1. If your right handed you should be able on the...

    If your right handed you should be able on the left side; to jump right up onto a 31" tire and go right up over the leading edge with a 6 gal Jerryjug if you get the swing right. The right side is a...
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    Back when the aluminum Gruman Canoes were...

    Back when the aluminum Gruman Canoes were popular, they had 15' and the 17' ers. The latter was called
    the "Princess". All the flying services
    around here hauled them everyday. Hauling two 17fters...
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    Pete, After reading this post a few times, and...

    Pete,
    After reading this post a few times, and trying to see Georges point of view. This whole thing doesnt add up[emoji15] Something is wrong here......nobody puts a 5hr float time pilot in the...
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    Has been an age old problem since the early under...

    Has been an age old problem since the early under wing sight gauges.....[emoji15] My old 12 guages will show only 3/4 per side after 30 mins of flight filled right to covers.... When the ball is...
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    Cant believe how high your grass is down there!...

    Cant believe how high your grass is down there! WoW we have not mowed
    our lawn yet here! Looks like mid July would........[emoji15]

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Just what I was thinking Pete, I cant imagine you...

    Just what I was thinking Pete, I cant imagine you could get him insured? We used to think most lodge pilots had to have 500 hours on floats with 100hrs in TYPE to get any kind of a decent rate ? I...
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    In the factory configuration and unmolested; most...

    In the factory configuration and unmolested; most 12s would have
    a vertical oriented " header tank" down
    by the left rudder pedal. The two original valves should be placarded
    MAIN on left tank;...
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    Karen is spot on about the weight! It always...

    Karen is spot on about the weight! It always comes back to that.......
    My PA12 weighes 1065lbs it is a compleately different airplane than a
    1300lb one with tons of mods.......
    Anyone that has...
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    Dan, Sure he would build it that way for you....

    Dan,
    Sure he would build it that way for you. Basically a 95/18 and if you simply add 2nd wing tank and 18 balanced tailfeathers. You have 99%
    of all there is in a playtoy........
    Pa11 one of the...
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    Pete, He was only refering to side loads from...

    Pete,
    He was only refering to side loads from gusts while in a tied position.
    There was a well know wreck to alot
    of us guiding down on the peninsula in the 70's when a big blow came thru,...
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    Pin positioners for hub extension....... Sent...

    Pin positioners for hub extension.......

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    Good advice Mike! There are still so many guys...

    Good advice Mike! There are still so many guys that have no idea how weak that piece between the wing strut and spar really is[emoji33] . Everyone still thinks if you have strong enough
    ropes your...
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    Marden Airways, Waterville Me. The first and...

    Marden Airways, Waterville Me. The first and original 12 conversion for the
    0290 engine; they also held the 1st flap conversion for the 12's.
    'Colorguns' has the flap stuff but not sure about...
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    Folks worry to much about how long it may take;...

    Folks worry to much about how long it may take; to check out in tailwheel airplanes. I had to get a 60 year old USAF Retired C130 pilot ;checked out in a C185 for the state, when I was 22 years old....
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    Pete, Interestingly enough the fins on the...

    Pete,
    Interestingly enough the fins on the horizontal stabilizer came in different
    configurations: on Champs/Citabrias.
    Some required only a fin on top, but other models required BOTH top and...
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    Lol. "All the way in" was meant to imply all the...

    Lol. "All the way in" was meant to imply all the way into the runway on final....... The control was all the way out Pete. ( But good catch!)[emoji6]
    However I agree with everything your...
  17. Pete, There was alot of concern over the Buzz...

    Pete,
    There was alot of concern over the Buzz Wagner STC to upgrade all the early 7AC/DC/CCM etc to 0235s.
    All of them showed early on that the trailing edge material was far toooo
    thin and flex...
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    Never know what your gonna see in that...

    Never know what your gonna see in that lake......[emoji15] 42852

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  19. You gotta realize that the balancing act is a...

    You gotta realize that the balancing act is a very fine line with these little airplanes. A 90hp Champ or Cub is a great
    airplane with one person in it, and even that is directly tied
    to the weight...
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    By gosh Steve, gotta give it to you! Your "...

    By gosh Steve, gotta give it to you!
    Your " persistent" [emoji6]

    Sent from my LM-X210 using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Clayton, I have Edo 2000's on my PA12 the...

    Clayton,
    I have Edo 2000's on my PA12 the struts are factory Edo lenght for the original non flaped Cruiser. Edo struts are 4 degrees. That will net us 95mph
    at 2400 and 100mph at 2500 with a flat...
  22. Jim, Here is the same basic plane Reid is...

    Jim,
    Here is the same basic plane Reid is refering to a 7GC.....the B signified "flaps" this is after he did some tuning
    on it . See if you think it performed ok?
    https://youtu.be/lkdAmDGcD8U
    ...
  23. An early Champ 7CCM on floats either Pks or Edo...

    An early Champ 7CCM on floats either Pks or Edo will eat a 7ECA with 0235 for breakfast. The empty weight of a 1965 ECA would be approximately 200lbs more than the CCM with either
    C90 or O200...
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    Peter, I have the exact same problem with my...

    Peter,
    I have the exact same problem with my Cruiser. Get cabin heat . Zero carb heat and no "sound clue" either. Mine is weirder than that as after ALOT of looking around for restrictions or...
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    Folsoms sold a 95 Cub to a great friend of ours...

    Folsoms sold a 95 Cub to a great friend of ours in the late 60's. They had stuck it on PK 1800s. It was an absolute dog...... He took it back to Dick and complained. They cut 3/4" off the rear strut...
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