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    If yu want to improve aileron authority and also...

    If yu want to improve aileron authority and also high AOA flight regime safety, put a Sportsman STOL on your 180.

    I think it is the best cuff. Am not sure VG’s are necessary with the Sportsman...
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    this

    this
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    Anthony. I agree with you in all points. This...

    Anthony. I agree with you in all points.

    This would likely be a drag-reducing tip. But is it a lift-adding tip?

    I will add that any droop tip will trap high pressure air on the undersurface...
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    I noticed you used a surfing sequence twice.

    glad you have nice wx.

    whats you new Avatar about?
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    The Kolb ultralight designs are enduring and seem...

    The Kolb ultralight designs are enduring and seem to hold their value

    I had always thought they would be super neat if I lived in warm climate
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    That prop pitched to 45 inches on a strong O-360...

    That prop pitched to 45 inches on a strong O-360 pulls really hard, AND gets 104 mph cruise on a friends widebody EXP -18 with extended wings and 31’s. He throttles wwwaaaaaayyyy back to not outrun...
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    Gary. the span really doesnt appear to be...

    Gary. the span really doesnt appear to be increased. I have not measured, but it is very close to stock-appearing in span.

    STC SA2490WE does not come up.

    In the records the...
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    Guys....Cheers and Thanks to the Seattle Aircraft...

    Guys....Cheers and Thanks to the Seattle Aircraft Certification Office.

    This was a field approved alteration and I know the mechanic and the ASI that signed the approval. Many other Anchorage...
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    Gary. thats my thought. They look great! the...

    Gary. thats my thought. They look great!

    the assembled plane is not mine
    the wings on the trailer are.

    The workmanship is beautiful and if I can document them I will fly em.

    I will...
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    a couple of photos

    a couple of photos
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    Have been doing the resistance check for years...

    Have been doing the resistance check for years now. IT NEEDS TO BE DONE

    It is part of plug maintenance and ignition system troubleshooting in my world.

    Anyone wonder how a magneto and harmess...
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    thanks for your replies guys. Seattle ACO...

    thanks for your replies guys.

    Seattle ACO called me this morning and are doing what they can to make sense of that STC SA2480WE. MAYBE ITS A TYPO
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    Gary, the 337 record for this aircraft reads...

    Gary, the 337 record for this aircraft reads something like “...reference STC SA2490WE. Installed 0-360 etc etc and modified wing tips in accordance with John w Thorp installation instructions dated...
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    Gary, yes, that -14, and tip shape looks like the...

    Gary, yes, that -14, and tip shape looks like the Islander without upsweep.

    No joy with search function. I found a link to Jerry Burrs discussion, but was redirected to sc.org homepage several...
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    Hi. I am bumping this thread to see if any new...

    Hi. I am bumping this thread to see if any new thought juices have flowed on the topic since 2014.

    Also, I will post photos in a couple days of a Cub tip shape I had never seen before. It is...
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    FYI.....-12 and -14 are same width down there. ...

    FYI.....-12 and -14 are same width down there.

    Cliff is a wealth of knowledge however you slice it, tho. ........and happens to own a -12
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    Asuming those are two by four studs in that wall,...

    Asuming those are two by four studs in that wall, I would estimate those axle tubes at 1.25" at least
  18. boosted Apex a cool idea

    boosted Apex a cool idea
  19. I hope HOTSHOT posts his thoughts here. Am...

    I hope HOTSHOT posts his thoughts here. Am thinking of a “toy” next to my Skywagon. am trying to decide to build one of my Cub frames up, or a 4 place Cub, or a Courier, or such.

    the Garrett...
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    I knew the man that perished in that event.

    I knew the man that perished in that event.
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    sweet! I woulda used a router with a round...

    sweet!

    I woulda used a router with a round over bit instead of a sander. SMILE

    Dave......Waiting on fog in Bristol Bay
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    what does it weigh? I didnt look close at the...

    what does it weigh?

    I didnt look close at the photos, but I would guess some silly bastard would pay more than Denny offered you. The right silly bastard.

    Hi Denny!
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    What prop are u running? manifold pressure at...

    What prop are u running? manifold pressure at what rpm? static rpm?

    we could guess the output with that info. thank you

    static rpm data with what prop would be enuff. thanks agin
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    same as Bret said. except I use Hoppes 9 gun...

    same as Bret said.

    except I use Hoppes 9 gun solvent and an hour in the ultrasonic cleaner

    Also, I do the resistance check.
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    You gotta tell us which plane. Please? d

    You gotta tell us which plane.

    Please? d
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