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    Chris, I'm in Twin Falls. I now have a Javron...

    Chris, I'm in Twin Falls. I now have a Javron PA-12 and a recover on a Supercub. Probably 18-24 months out before I can do anything else. I'm really more interested in building experimental rather...
  2. Bob Hoff is an Idaho Icon. Looks like he just got...

    Bob Hoff is an Idaho Icon. Looks like he just got on the board last month. He is the guy to have in our corner as he owns AeroMark FBO in Idaho Falls and hosts the Idaho Aviation Expo every May. He...
  3. I see what confused me. The Dakota wing has the...

    I see what confused me. The Dakota wing has the same three aileron hinges spaced the same as stock. The cable that comes up the rear strut goes to an extra idler pulley and the pulley that mounts off...
  4. Actually the Javron wing structure was designed...

    Actually the Javron wing structure was designed by the same guy who designed the Carbon Cub wing. The ailerons are stock size but it has an extra two feet on the flap just like the Dakota Cub...
  5. Guys, the quest for the lowest possible speed is...

    Guys, the quest for the lowest possible speed is getting out of hand. Your starting to talk nano-knots here when the average pilot can't come close to getting the performance out of the airplane.Once...
  6. They are heavy, roll rate is less than a Javron...

    They are heavy, roll rate is less than a Javron square tip wing and angle of attack. The customer insisted that i use the Dakota Cub wings so that's what I used. The customer is always right.
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    Another thumbs up for Jay. I recommended Javron...

    Another thumbs up for Jay. I recommended Javron to a friend and he bought a kit and he and his son spent a week with Jay and got a lot done. Jay has improved the kit tremendously with a nice hardware...
  8. Here is the airplane exactly configured like the...

    Here is the airplane exactly configured like the OP and all these discussions are about. Airframes Alaska widebody fuselage, Dakota Cub square tip wings with fixed slots, Lycon 220hp O-360, MT9...
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    Just go to the Jihad Bomber supply store.:) I...

    Just go to the Jihad Bomber supply store.:) I think my friend has one left. It uses a cheep pay as you go cell phone that turns it on with a photo cell. They really work great. Give me a call if you...
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    Cub Builders

    Just finishing up our fourth Supercub and will be ready for another project in Aug- Sept. Javero, Backcountry, Carbon Cub, Bearhawk, Van's RV or whatever you have in mind. We do excellent work and...
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    Build a Cub

    Highly experienced IA and A&P just finishing our fourth Supercub. Looking for the next project. We will build your Javeron, Backcountry, Bearhawk etc. We are located in Southern Idaho. Give me a call...
  12. Will you have parking for the 80 airplanes...

    Will you have parking for the 80 airplanes registered marked off?
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    I put a metal belly on the last Cub I built. From...

    I put a metal belly on the last Cub I built. From now on I'll talk the customer into it.
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    Bill, I have always enjoyed following your posts...

    Bill, I have always enjoyed following your posts so keep them coming. On the TCOW Cub I started with the Vans baffling and modified just a little bit. I built and flew a RV-7 before I did the Cub and...
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    I had the same problem on my TCOW with slipping...

    I had the same problem on my TCOW with slipping pulleys. I coated the cable where it contacted the pulley groove with Permatex Indian Head Gasket Shellac. Works perfect with no slippage whatsoever...
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    Had the same problem on my Backcountry Cub. Found...

    Had the same problem on my Backcountry Cub. Found a simple fix that works great. Get some of the old style Permatex Indian Head gasket shellac. I rolled the trim all the way forward then coated about...
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    I agree that could be the culprit as it is on the...

    I agree that could be the culprit as it is on the noseheavy side. We'll load it up and report back.
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    In hindsight I would go with the new Hartzell...

    In hindsight I would go with the new Hartzell composite.
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    That was with the small tires. Just put the 31s...

    That was with the small tires. Just put the 31s on it this week and haven't had a chance to fly it. The Backcountry Cub I finished in 2011 will cruise 115-120 with a 185hp O-320 and 74x56 cruise prop...
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    Any ideas Steve. I was disappointed with the top...

    Any ideas Steve. I was disappointed with the top end. With this engine and prop combination it should run around 125 mph. Don
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    Not always true that certified parts are better...

    Not always true that certified parts are better than experimental. I just finished a rebuild of a certified Cub. I used an Airframes Alaska PMA'd fuselage. It was mediocre at best and they forgot put...
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    The Cub is done and flying. Came out a little...

    The Cub is done and flying. Came out a little heavy at 1280# but it has great performance. With the slotted wings it will fly level in the low 20's indicated with the stick back against the up stop....
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    Almost done. We're doing vinyl graphics so I...

    Almost done. We're doing vinyl graphics so I haven't put the wings on until that is done. Here are a couple of pictures of it right now. The instrument panel has a Garmin G5 AH and a JPI EDM 830 EMS.
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    This has a three blade MT MTV-9-3 constant speed...

    This has a three blade MT MTV-9-3 constant speed prop.
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    It will have airspeed, altimeter and T&B steam...

    It will have airspeed, altimeter and T&B steam gauges an EDM 830 for EMS and a Garmin G5 when it comes out. This is a certified Cub so have to stick with what's legal. Garmin GTR 200 COMM and Stratus...
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