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    Are you extending your aileron's as well ??? If...

    Are you extending your aileron's as well ???
    If your not, you may want to consider that carefully.......... Long wing Cubs with short ailerons have caused lots of excited moments with some Very...
  2. Around 1990 I strapped a set of Edo 2000's ontop...

    Around 1990 I strapped a set of Edo 2000's ontop of a F150 pickup on rack. Upside down and left Maine for Willow, Alaska. We left on a Saturday at noon. Two of us took turns driving 3 hr shifts and...
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    I purchased a set of Aluminium struts from Javron...

    I purchased a set of Aluminium struts from Javron in Dec, and to clear up a bit of confusion on this weight of strut issue:
    #1: Jay told me on weight, the only reason for Airframes struts being...
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    Sad truth is ALOT of Cubs are crooked as heck,...

    Sad truth is ALOT of Cubs are crooked as heck, unbalanced dihederal is a common fault in many of them. Out of square cabin sections are more common than square ones, honestly square ones are usually...
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    Lol, Here in Maine as soon as the Sun went down...

    Lol,
    Here in Maine as soon as the Sun went down WWVA out of Wheeling West Virginia
    came in " wall to wall and tree top tall".
    Remember as a kid being at camp the nite Nat King Cole died,(Feb 15,...
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    For those that don't know it, the world's record...

    For those that don't know it, the world's record Moose that stood for many years was actually shot ontop of Mt Susitna, it is in the B&C book listed to Bert Klinburger.
    The guide was Joe Delia, this...
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    Mike, 8 lbs extra sound right over no tank in...

    Mike,
    8 lbs extra sound right over no tank in right side, but I am guessing it's really only a couple pounds over and 11 gal tank. Either
    way it's a no brainier, as that mod and extended baggage(...
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    My PA-11 had a PA 18 tank sawed in two with an...

    My PA-11 had a PA 18 tank sawed in two with an end welded into it, for a net capacity of 9 gals. The tank was plumbed
    down the back of windshield on right side,
    it had on/off selector inline right...
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    Pete, Around here the "wolf is always scratchin...

    Pete,
    Around here the "wolf is always scratchin at the door". Probably old habit from past days in hunting camp, with fresh meat on game pole......got used to sleeping with one
    eye open, for bear...
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    Did you ever get the 2000's on the old Cruiser? I...

    Did you ever get the 2000's on the old Cruiser? I am sure you found out you can't successfully use 18 struts on a 12.....( But God knows many have tryed) To be 100% legal on a certified airplane you...
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    Interesting no one mentioned how much they like...

    Interesting no one mentioned how much they like Airstreaks! They bite right thru them. We figured out back in the 70's when
    Cutters came out with 100% deet fly dope,
    Spraying them down with that...
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    If you ever fly one with the ailerons out to the...

    If you ever fly one with the ailerons out to the tips, you will certainly wish you had......
    Same problem on 12/18's lots of them rolled up into a ball with extended wings and short ailerons,...
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    Anyone that thinks any of these penatration type...

    Anyone that thinks any of these penatration type skis, with rear mounted
    wheels , will even come close to a set of Datum skis, has obviously never flown them. Datum skis performance is very similar...
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    Glen, Are there guys in here older than...

    Glen,
    Are there guys in here older than you!![emoji848]

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    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 95 model's you will find...

    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 95 model's you will find 90%of them are over 900lbs.
    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 0320 models. You will find 95% of them are over 1050 lbs.
    If they are running 31" tires 98% of...
  16. Thread: Cooler

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    Pull the cooler and rig up an air fitting to one...

    Pull the cooler and rig up an air fitting to one side of it , plug the other side off.
    Fill a bucket with water, set pressure on compressor to 15/20 lbs. Lower the cooler
    Into the bucket............
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    Have not flown them John, but want too. How...

    Have not flown them John, but want too.
    How would you compare PSTOL to standard old Sullivan 90" conversion???
    I really love the huge difference the Sullivan's flaps made on floats over standard 5'...
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    Not sure what kinda true HP Steve's plane is...

    Not sure what kinda true HP Steve's plane is creating in that Highlander but if acceleration ' out of the hole' is any indication it may be approaching 300!
    His holeshot is amazing. But the fact he...
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    Just had a friend in Idaho get his Cub back from...

    Just had a friend in Idaho get his Cub back from a two year restoration, that included the PSTOL flaps, he loves the plane now, and confirmed the lesser nose angle with them on final: but simply...
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    When the FAA came out with their new policy's to...

    When the FAA came out with their new policy's to include "no more field approvals
    period". That's when 'we the people" that they are soposed to be working for, made a huge mistake. We should have...
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    FS: What is the empty weight Kevin? And EW CG???? ...

    What is the empty weight Kevin? And EW CG????

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    Well first of all this corrosion condition on 73...

    Well first of all this corrosion condition on 73 year old 12 Airframes isn't going away.
    Trying to decide weather to dive into a massive welding project or simply buy a new 4130 airframe is not...
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    Your headed down the wrong road, the reason that...

    Your headed down the wrong road, the reason that folks have been running the
    Pawnee tail springs for 40 years is it works! Send that one back.......
    And if you want the best there is for the back...
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    Phil, The roll rate feels better because it IS...

    Phil,
    The roll rate feels better because it IS better, the ailerons on the 12 have ALOT more travel BOTH ways than the 18 does,
    And the leading edge of the ailerons is arguably of a better design....
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    It sure as heck is winter in Talkettna! Taken...

    It sure as heck is winter in Talkettna! Taken yesterday.52239

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