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    Thanks N86250,The old girl has 108 hp,don't know...

    Thanks N86250,The old girl has 108 hp,don't know if we could even get a knot out of her?!
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    thanks mvivion,yes we have the eyes fitted..What...

    thanks mvivion,yes we have the eyes fitted..What I would like to see is a spreader bar in place so we can make one up.
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    so what is blocking and rocking

    so what is blocking and rocking
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    yes kg is correct but all info I appreciate...

    yes kg is correct but all info I appreciate .Would anyone have a photo of a cub actually being lifted also please.Thanks .Ron.
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    NO flat deck fixed

    NO flat deck fixed
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    lifting and launching

    Hi Guys,we are new at this game and need all the info we can get.We have a superb cub on floats. (PA-18108S).We need to make a spreader/lifting device to lift the rigged floatplane from the grass...
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    Try Marine CRC

    Try Marine CRC
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    Think a Cessna 180 with 31" could be the...

    Think a Cessna 180 with 31" could be the answer.Ground nautical miles per gallon is virtually the same and seat cost per mile is less.You can still land in short distance as well?So why not.
  9. Thread: Sailplane towing.

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    Bill,thanks for the wise advice,I will take it on...

    Bill,thanks for the wise advice,I will take it on board.Regards
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    Thanks everyone for your help.Interesting I...

    Thanks everyone for your help.Interesting I started looking up information on towing gliders with experimental aircraft in NZ.Information in NZ is almost non existent.Nothing is written in CAA...
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    Thanks Stewartb.Still trying to find out .Looking...

    Thanks Stewartb.Still trying to find out .Looking at all gliding association rules and Civil Aviation Rules I have yet to find a NO.Hard to make direct contact with anyone by phone these days.
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    Sailplane towing.

    Having just purchased a Schleicher Ka 6E,I am fitting a tost tow hook to my Backcountry cub.Has anyone fitted the tost tow hook to a cub?Are there any technical drawings around on the subject?Do I...
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    I'm glad univair don't make aircraft floats.How...

    I'm glad univair don't make aircraft floats.How hard can it be to make something that floats?
  14. Thread: what kit to build

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    Thanks Bill,I was hoping you would chip in.You...

    Thanks Bill,I was hoping you would chip in.You forgot to mention the most detailed builders manual written by yourself which would make the Javron so much easier.As you know I built a backcountry cub...
  15. Thread: what kit to build

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    what kit to build

    I think I must have lost my marbles.Am considering building another cub.After the previous hastles with backcountry I certainly would not go back there.Seems like it leaves me with cub crafters and...
  16. Thread: Fit in the back??

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    True guys!On Pete's advice my son, and latterly...

    True guys!On Pete's advice my son, and latterly myself have both learnt on a 108hp supercub,it certainly makes one concentrate on using every piece on info available to get sufficient performance to...
  17. Thread: Air Scoops

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    To pressurise cabin to prevent CO poisoningior

    To pressurise cabin to prevent CO poisoningior
  18. Thread: Compass adjustment

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    I suggest degaussing using any old...

    I suggest degaussing using any old elecromagnet.Remove the compass and slide the electromagnet slowly up and down the V bars for a few minutes.Works a charm.Have solved several cub compass swinging...
  19. Thread: JAVRON Dihedral

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    Why not ask Jay?

    Why not ask Jay?
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    Colin I have just that setup,no prob.

    Colin I have just that setup,no prob.
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    Midgies stuck on my final paint surface

    Just finished repainting my cub door.Unfortunately a few insects liked my job and are now stuck to a beautiful Stewart system final coat.Any suggestions please.
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    Thanks everyone for your info.The spring in...

    Thanks everyone for your info.The spring in question was the upper elevator Spring.We replaced this and during the operation we disconnected the lower Spring.Now operating the aircraft on PK...
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    Thanks Glenn,this looks like the one my son has...

    Thanks Glenn,this looks like the one my son has on one side of his cub.Where does one find one of these.Many thanks.Ron.
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    Pa18 float refuelling step

    Where can I buy the above for our floatplane.Thanks,Ron.
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    Thanks Pete��

    Thanks Pete��
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