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    I am using airframes 3"extended gear. Airframes...

    I am using airframes 3"extended gear. Airframes no longer carries Beringer however Aircraft Spruce does as well as a few lower 48 reps.

    Unfortunately I do not have any parts to weigh so...
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    35” wheel options - experimental

    Hello,

    I am finalizing a spec sheet for a 4 place cub build with toe brakes. I have been reviewing wheels and brakes and am interested in others reviews or options. I want to go with the...
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    What shutter did you put on your rear mount...

    What shutter did you put on your rear mount cooler? Is it manually activated or by cable from cabin?
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    Experimental Airframes 4 place. No belly pod.

    Experimental Airframes 4 place. No belly pod.
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    Im looking to at maximizing trim. I've heard...

    Im looking to at maximizing trim. I've heard several "rumors" that I asked above and was looking to substantiate it one way or another. Thank you
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    Trim and Jack Screw

    Hello,

    I have a couple questions regarding the stabilizer jack screw assembly on an experimental pa-18 build. Do Javron's and Dakota's jack screw have the same amount of trim adjustment or does...
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    I plan to gear mount two lights. The baja...

    I plan to gear mount two lights. The baja designs s2 pro spot for the landing and wide cornering for the taxi. 8 oz’s each. The spot light claims 400’ of light. ...
  8. Thread: Floor boards

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    In between .025 and .032 bare aluminum. 1/2 the...

    In between .025 and .032 bare aluminum. 1/2 the weight of the 1/4” carbon floor.
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    Are there any updates on what builders are using...

    Are there any updates on what builders are using for light weight floor boards? Im tracking the 1/4” carbon/foam floorboards at 8oz per sqft and .032 aluminum at 7.2 oz per sq ft. The aluminum would...
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    Can someone explain to me the type of load when...

    Can someone explain to me the type of load when functioning for the tk1 and acme? I'm still trying to understand the differences in the two and how their differences in operation.
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    Vetterman exhaust offers a third muff on their...

    Vetterman exhaust offers a third muff on their dual exhaust systems that goes on the on the crossover pipes infront of the oil cooler. I want enough warm air in a 4 place fuselage with the family.
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    Clarification updated above. There are 3 shrouds,...

    Clarification updated above. There are 3 shrouds, 2 cabin heat and one carb heat.
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    Experimental Defrost Kit

    Hello,

    I'm looking to build a defrost kit for an experimental. The atlee kit is 645$ and 2.5 lbs. Anyone else built one cheaper and lighter? My exhaust one carb heat shroud and two cabin heat...
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    Whirlwind Prop Owners

    Says 4 ozs for the rotax on their website and aircraft spruce shows 1.26 lbs for Lycoming in their questions area. Interesting product.
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    Any more info on dynamic balance (DynaVibe) vs...

    Any more info on dynamic balance (DynaVibe) vs balancemasters. I am preparing for new experimental cub with O-370? Anyone in Anchorage area with a dynavibe to rent/borrow?
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    Any reports on the XLT?

    Any reports on the XLT?
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    Im looking for weights on long steps and...

    Im looking for weights on long steps and installing the axe as the left long step and an airframes longstep on right. I believe from the javron build thread the long step weight was reported at 21.1...
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    For those that went from bungies to Acme or Tk1's...

    For those that went from bungies to Acme or Tk1's have you noticed any issues or reduction in taxi performance/stability? When turning hard when taxiing do you get the outside shock to compress and...
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    What 3m vhb tape are people using? 060, 110 or...

    What 3m vhb tape are people using? 060, 110 or 160. The description states permanent but Can you remove the vg when i slip brushing snow off the wings and damage several vg’s?
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    Does anyone have part numbers for fittings to...

    Does anyone have part numbers for fittings to build a nylo-seal fuel system? Maybe from the CC kit? Has anyone confirmed the nylon fuel system is lighter than the aluminum?
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    I'm planning an exp. build and have been...

    I'm planning an exp. build and have been researching fabric, paint and vinyl. My intent is oratex with vinyl emblems wanting to save labor and weight. Speaking to BAF they stated the vinyl should be...
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    Have you looked at using a printed/vinyl graphic...

    Have you looked at using a printed/vinyl graphic rather than paint??
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    May I ask why you didn't use oratex again?

    May I ask why you didn't use oratex again?
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    Anyone one have recent experience and information...

    Anyone one have recent experience and information with Cub Crafters fuel lines? The FX3 build video below shows a pretty good view of the system at 1:30.

    https://youtu.be/eOFuy-0uxFY
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    Good info. Always interested to know what others...

    Good info. Always interested to know what others are using and how they like it. Thank you
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