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  1. 45205 Stock airframe. Bill

    45205
    Stock airframe.

    Bill
  2. Lots and lots of folks are running a Catto...

    Lots and lots of folks are running a Catto composite prop and I have not heard of anyone complaining of rock damage.

    Bill
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    I would offer another caution. Those shops that...

    I would offer another caution. Those shops that are not really into Super Cubs, who don’t frequent this website will quite probably leave you with a few significant gaps in your restoration. The guys...
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    Sticky: Burro Thanks for all the pictures. Bummed I am...

    Burro

    Thanks for all the pictures. Bummed I am not there.

    Ya'll have a great time for me, living vicariously......

    Bill
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    Thank you Pete. Per your input I immediately...

    Thank you Pete. Per your input I immediately edited that into post 51 but it never hurts to repeat it. Even with the braces the fabric can bow the ribs. You are spot on.

    Bill
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    Wing Tip Bracing 45101 There are 5...

    Wing Tip Bracing




    45101
    There are 5 braces that are the same size and one that is a little shorter. The short one goes at the TE. They are drilled in #40 Type B screw 1/2" in from the rib....
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    45083 Now we have to sand and shape the end of...

    45083
    Now we have to sand and shape the end of the tip bow so it will fit in that LE cup. Patience young Skywalker. Patience. Sand, ....fit....sand....fit....sand some more...fit....



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    Wing Tip Bow Now we are on the last steps....

    Wing Tip Bow


    Now we are on the last steps. Everything here applies to the wing tip.



    45076
    You will need these packets.
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    Tank Bay Stuff 45064 We need to replace...

    Tank Bay Stuff



    45064
    We need to replace these screws with flush rivets. There will be a sheet metal wing fairing over the top so we need it to lay flat. There are 3 on the bottom too. So rib...
  10. Thread: L-21 Javron

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    Looks great. Thanks for posting. Bill

    Looks great. Thanks for posting.

    Bill
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    False Spar/ TE Install Don't tighten the...

    False Spar/ TE Install



    Don't tighten the bolts to the hangars just yet. If you did so loosen them up a bit.



    45037
    First draw a line in the center of all the TE ribs so we can align the...
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    Trailing Edge Stuff 45004 We need to put a...

    Trailing Edge Stuff


    45004
    We need to put a spring on the flap bellcrank like this. So drill a hole in the tank strap to the left of the flap bellcrank.



    45005
    Larger photo so you can see...
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    Leading Edge Next we are going to put the...

    Leading Edge


    Next we are going to put the leading edge on. Easiest if you put the wing with the spar at the edge of the table or off the saw horses. You may want to clamp it a little to make...
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    Fuel Tank Straps Time to install the tank...

    Fuel Tank Straps


    Time to install the tank straps. If you are running 18 gallon tanks you will have 2 straps, 24 gallon tanks have 3 straps. The order for 18 gallon tanks (from wing root) is...
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    #3 Compression Strut Pulley

    #3 Compression Strut Pulley
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    Wing Trammeling The first bay is pretty much...

    Wing Trammeling


    The first bay is pretty much fixed by the drag tube that goes through the gas tank. It is bolted in and there is no adjustment.
    We will then work each bay starting from the tank...
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    They are very close to stock except for a large...

    They are very close to stock except for a large box at the rear spar wing strut attach area like this.........


    44936
    As you know the weak point for the wings is the rear spar where the strut...
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    Drag anti drag wires/tubes 44919 You will...

    Drag anti drag wires/tubes


    44919
    You will need this packet


    44920
    This is the drag tube that goes through the tank. Shows the bolt set up. The nut always goes up against the spar
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    Next we will attach the ribs. The front side of...

    Next we will attach the ribs. The front side of the front spar is pre drilled and the backside of the aft spar is predrilled. It does help to have a electric drill and a screwdriver bit to put these...
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    Compression Strut #4 (N strut) 44925 You...

    Compression Strut #4 (N strut)


    44925
    You need these packets


    44924
    Note the wire pulls have slightly different bends. The shallow angle goes toward the wing tip. The sharper angle side...
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    Compression Struts #2, 3, 4 (N strut), and 5 ...

    Compression Struts #2, 3, 4 (N strut), and 5


    Compression struts 2 and 3 are pretty much the same except 3 gets double wire pulls on both ends


    44931
    You will need these packets to install...
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    Compression Struts 44892 The first...

    Compression Struts


    44892
    The first compression strut (next to rib #1) will hit the wing attach fitting on the front spar. We will be using the upper hole, so we will need to grind a little off....
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    Aileron Pulley on aft spar at lift strut ...

    Aileron Pulley on aft spar at lift strut




    44886
    Going to need these packets to install the pulley and bracket that attaches at the aft lift strut fitting on the rear of the aft spar

    ...
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    Lift Strut Fittings Next we will attach the...

    Lift Strut Fittings

    Next we will attach the lift strut fittings. These will also include pulleys and a aileron hinge point.


    44872
    We will start with these packets


    44873
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    Jury Strut Attach Fittings Next we will...

    Jury Strut Attach Fittings


    Next we will attach the jury strut attach fittings.


    44860
    They go here. The spar is pre drilled
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