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    I recovered a Clipped Wing J3 with O-200 and...

    I recovered a Clipped Wing J3 with O-200 and aluminum spars with all the approvals. Previously owned by Patty Wagstaf now owned by Todd Peterson of King Katmi 182 fame.
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    I fly a lot of different Super Cubs. I am use to...

    I fly a lot of different Super Cubs. I am use to the Piper springs and I can taxi the airplane in most conditions with the rudder pedals, not having to use brakes. When I taxi a Cub with some cheap,...
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    .025" 2024-T3 aluminum.

    .025" 2024-T3 aluminum.
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    Interesting fact, nobody pays for the Thrustline...

    Interesting fact, nobody pays for the Thrustline mod until they install it and like it.
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    That is for the instructor in the training...

    That is for the instructor in the training version. The instructor sits there, then the two students go in the two front seats. Saves time getting in and out to switch seats. 8)
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    Thinking about the power off question I can only...

    Thinking about the power off question I can only guess that the mod works the same. I know from changing pitch on a prop on my Clipper I was surprised at the thrust from an idling prop and the...
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    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/spr...

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/springconnector.php?clickkey=3177699
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    I guess I need a drawing or something but get the...

    I guess I need a drawing or something but get the just of what you are saying. I have threatened to install a pan on my covered airplane but just haven't figured it was worth the effort just yet.
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    There was a rail system in the factory and they...

    There was a rail system in the factory and they used a hook on the right front wing attach fitting and the bushing at the tail post to move the fuselages through the plant.
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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
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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. :)
  17. 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...
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