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    Shout out to the USPS!

    9/26/22 order from Spruce shipped via the USPS from Chandler, AZ and went through Phoenix to Memphis, arriving and departing on 9/27. Arrived Jackson, MS on 9/29 and departed the same day. Arrived...
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    63010 I made paper templates for all fuselage...

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    I made paper templates for all fuselage opening/inspection covers. Then used those to cut Kydex blanks which I glued to a piece of melamine.

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    Did a carbon fiber lay up over the Kydex...
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    Denny, I’ve tried peening. I’ve also brazed them...

    Denny,
    I’ve tried peening. I’ve also brazed them and resurfaced the plate. That held up the longest but still failed. I can’t tell that they have failed until I pull it apart at annual. Since I...
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    Stewart, Do you have a Matco tailwheel on your...

    Stewart,
    Do you have a Matco tailwheel on your cub. If so, has it survived long? Have you had a 3200 in the past?
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    Tailwheel Assembly

    Looking for recommendations on tailwheel assemblies for my supercub project. I purchased the Acme Stinger tail suspension. I currently have the Scott/ABW 3200 baby Bushwheel on my Maule. Iím getting...
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    6296162962 Made a little progress today after a...

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    Made a little progress today after a few weeks off. Got these mounted up and holes drilled. Next task is to make all the inspection hole covers and get those painted.
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    62746 Not making much progress lately…spent some...

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    Not making much progress lately…spent some time at the AK cabin and have had visitors (family) at home for a week. Will be on the road for the rest of September so the cub will be on the back...
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    62097620986209962100 Been doing some painting. ...

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    Been doing some painting. Metallic silver, metallic blue, midnight black pin stripe and 3M vinyl stripe that looks and feels like carbon fiber.
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    Aliens! Drunk aliens attempting to make crop...

    Aliens! Drunk aliens attempting to make crop circles.
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    Thanks Olibuilt, I hope it doesn’t. The guy...

    Thanks Olibuilt, I hope it doesn’t. The guy putting on the Stewart’s class said it won’t show through as long as it’s wiped off. We’ll see.

    I was researching Bill Rusk’s thread trying to get...
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    I set 1500 RPM and lean to a slight RPM increase....

    I set 1500 RPM and lean to a slight RPM increase. That way it doesn’t suck crap through my prop. Then do run up, my plane 2000 RPM. If loose stuff on the ground, rolling run up. I have a four...
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    611626116361164 Top left is the mounting pad...

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    Top left is the mounting pad for the front shoulder inertial reels. Top right front harnesses bolted in place. Bottom photo is the back seat inertial reel mounting pad. ...
  13. Thread: Belly pod vent

    by Mr. Ed
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    Thanks Bill.

    Thanks Bill.
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    I bought Amsafe 5 point harnesses with dual...

    I bought Amsafe 5 point harnesses with dual inertial reel shoulder straps that are manually lockable. They have the rotary cam lock release. I purchased these through a guy on eBay, which made me...
  15. Thread: Belly pod vent

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    Belly pod vent

    Building an experimental cub and plan to put a belly fuel pod on. Just finished covering the fuselage and tail surfaces and was pondering on the belly pod and how itís vented. Is it just a vented...
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    Clamar
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    Tail light installation help needed

    PA18 rudder, Aero LED Suntail nav/strobe.

    My dilemma is: Iím trying to figure out the best way to set up the wiring through the rudder to the light. Hopefully the light will never fail but if...
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    Making slow progress on fabric work. Stitching...

    Making slow progress on fabric work. Stitching done on elevators and stabilizers. Still applying finish tapes.
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    Steve Pierce has them.

    Steve Pierce has them.
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    When I was shopping I wanted a Miller. I was...

    When I was shopping I wanted a Miller. I was told, but have no way to confirm, that the 250 synchrowave liked a very stable power supply. My shop is a long way from the power line and power...
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    One thing I noticed about single ply CF with a...

    One thing I noticed about single ply CF with a honeycomb core is that you can see light through it…i.e. liquid passes through it/into it, at least the stuff I used for seat bottoms & backs. Something...
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    Yeah, you can go nuts on this stuff. Most of my...

    Yeah, you can go nuts on this stuff. Most of my buddies know that the stuff I build has so much iron in it that it will swing a compass needle from 100 yards. I compensate by filling the tubing...
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    Thoughts on carbon fiber part weights. Yes, CF...

    Thoughts on carbon fiber part weights. Yes, CF weights can vary with resin %. Even vacuum bagging it can vary depending on how much vacuum is applied at what point in the process. However, directly...
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    60483 Started fabric work a couple days ago. No...

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    Started fabric work a couple days ago. No experience with this so it’s slow going. Left side to go, then tapes and inspection rings.
  25. Thread: camp chairs

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    I have a couple Helinox high back chairs. They...

    I have a couple Helinox high back chairs. They weigh about 2 pounds and are guaranteed for life and are quite expensive. Camping buddy bought very similar chairs from Costco for about $35 each. I...
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