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    According to my 85 YO buddy Ray who has owned 4...

    According to my 85 YO buddy Ray who has owned 4 or 5 Pa11s, the first ones in 47 had J3 struts till they were used up. Piper didn't waste anything. Mine was the 11 built and had J3 struts. Don't...
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    Jeff and I were talking about it in front of...

    Jeff and I were talking about it in front of Jeff's wife. She asked " well how dark was it" Jeff blurts out " darker then the inside of a dead cow" Glenn
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    Might come in handy if you have to land in a...

    Might come in handy if you have to land in a windy dark river some night;-)

    Glenn
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    One day I took off in my J4 and need a big foot...

    One day I took off in my J4 and need a big foot of rudder. I thought it must of gotten damaged while docked. Went back and one of the rudder return springs had come unhooked from the firewall. 2 min...
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    Couple thousand hrs behind a C90-8 and most of it...

    Couple thousand hrs behind a C90-8 and most of it at 2400-2450rpm

    Glenn
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    Tabs are ugly and not needed, bandaid for...

    Tabs are ugly and not needed, bandaid for misaligned vertical fin

    Glenn
  7. Thread: New Cub

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    Welcome, looks like your ready to have some fun...

    Welcome, looks like your ready to have some fun times

    Glenn
  8. At prop flange? So.....shim is what percentage of...

    At prop flange? So.....shim is what percentage of that?

    Glenn
  9. Just try to imagine the story that the little...

    Just try to imagine the story that the little bear cub tells........ " There I was, minding my own business, and.....





    Glenn
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    That's exactly what happened in 1947/48 with the...

    That's exactly what happened in 1947/48 with the small airplane market in the toilet. Bill Piper and Dave Long Designed the " ninety day wonder" from napkin drawing to first flight from material...
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    J4E wings, 16 rib also Glenn

    J4E wings, 16 rib also

    Glenn
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    Great B-17 story

    Doesn't Hartman live by Miles City?

    This is a great story. Imagine how this would go today?
    Short bit of history that I bet you never knew. Great story!



    During the dead of...
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    I actually prefer the control I have with 2WD in...

    I actually prefer the control I have with 2WD in snow.

    Glenn
  14. Welcome Nick, do it now before you develop all...

    Welcome Nick, do it now before you develop all those bad nose dragger habits ;-)

    Glenn
  15. Thread: Bushwheels

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    EX Pa18/0200 going from 800x4 about 5mph, going...

    EX Pa18/0200 going from 800x4 about 5mph, going from 25x11x4 about 3 mph. But 31s are heavy, added about 75' to my TO Roll

    Glenn
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    PIO= pilot induced osolation Glenn PS, I...

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    What's wrong with aluminum angle? Glenn

    What's wrong with aluminum angle?

    Glenn
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    50/50 mix of turps and linseen rejuvenates dry...

    50/50 mix of turps and linseen rejuvenates dry old wood. Window sash, sills.....

    Glenn
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    The back of most floatplanes drain..... forward....

    The back of most floatplanes drain..... forward. Yup, tail is higher then belly. Pour some water in an inspection hole in the back and watch where it settles, then melt some holes in the fabric in...
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    When I worked at Rhinebeck we mixed it with some...

    When I worked at Rhinebeck we mixed it with some turpintine to make it a little thinner. Then heated it up so we could paint it on. More like Cosmoline when it cools.

    Glenn
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    What ever system you put up front it won't be...

    What ever system you put up front it won't be complete till you add a T3

    Glenn
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    Keeping the dream alive

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    Life's tough... wear a cup;-) Glenn

    Life's tough... wear a cup;-)

    Glenn
  24. Mine are open all the time. That's why you wear a...

    Mine are open all the time. That's why you wear a seatbelt

    Glenn
  25. If your in a gritty inviorment then oil it. I...

    If your in a gritty inviorment then oil it. I like dry paper elements on my land plane. My J4 on floats hasn't had any filter on it for 14 years now. Eats bugs and rain/snow just fine. I like the...
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