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    Anyone use EZ Turn lube for sealant on NPT brake...

    Anyone use EZ Turn lube for sealant on NPT brake fittings on a cub?
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    55159 piper put 3, so I put 3

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    piper put 3, so I put 3
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    I noticed most Cubs have 2 big cable fairleads,...

    I noticed most Cubs have 2 big cable fairleads, and 1 small one on each front lift strut...is this necessary to eliminate cable vibration? Or, can a fella get away with 2 big ones spaced (one between...
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    My hangar neighbor did that and claims 5 mph...

    My hangar neighbor did that and claims 5 mph loss. He has a 182 Turbo
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    These were a little less than half the cost of...

    These were a little less than half the cost of airframes struts and several hundred less than Univair....I had to build them up from the parts.. yes, but I enjoy that part. He sent them with AN eye...
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    I’ll weigh them....yes, southern aero out of GA....

    I’ll weigh them....yes, southern aero out of GA. My guess is equal or a pound or two more than J3 struts....they are the same profile (size) as stock Supercub struts.
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    I don’t know about all of this... I’m taking...

    I don’t know about all of this... I’m taking notes. I do know that I talked to Jay first and he said his struts were big time over kill for my 11...his are rated at 2400 lbs gross...I’m 1320, so it...
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    This pic is grainy, but you can see how I mounted...

    This pic is grainy, but you can see how I mounted my jury strut tab to the spar
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    The profile cannot be seen well in the...

    The profile cannot be seen well in the picture...the inner view shows thicker “flats” in the center area and the extrusions themselves are substantial. I believe the tensile strength of these...
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    54828 54829 54830 The front struts are...

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    The front struts are together..I have the rear struts drilled and have only to drill the eye bolt holes at the jury strut locations...I’m doing this instead of strut clamps.
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    5476954768 getting some wiring done...should...

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    getting some wiring done...should be close by the end of the week. Planning to build new aluminum lift struts this weekend.
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    It's a simple procedure....If you have cleveland...

    It's a simple procedure....If you have cleveland wheels and brakes, you remove the brake pad bolts and remove the pads....then jack up the wheel, pull the cotter pin from your axle nut and remove the...
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    I have been working hard at finishing the hangar...

    I have been working hard at finishing the hangar Too, I got the ceiling up, lights in, and blown in insulation done too.
    time to focus on finishing the Cub!
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    Iíll mount my relays right above and to the right...

    Iíll mount my relays right above and to the right of my battery. On another note...Wayne from Southern Aero finished up my strut fittings...once they arrive with the streamlined aluminum material...
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    Ok, I already did put in the diodes...I was just...

    Ok, I already did put in the diodes...I was just figuring out final placement of these relays. It sounds like you prefer inside the cockpit... makes sense. Now, I have my master relay configured so...
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    I have read many posts on upside down or right...

    I have read many posts on upside down or right side up mounting of master and starter relays (solenoids) and I have a couple of additional questions...one is, can the relays be mounted sideways...
  17. I think it’s difficult to start with a certified...

    I think it’s difficult to start with a certified project plane and make it experimental without some amount of difficulty. If you start from scratch it might be easier. A PA12 is a bit heavy to try...
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    https://www.wipaire.com/wipaires-technical-support...

    https://www.wipaire.com/wipaires-technical-support-part-sales-department/frequently-asked-questions/

    i thought a Supercub on amphibs would fit in a 12’ high hangar...even room to spare for the...
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    I didnít wrap mine, but I did stripe it with 3M...

    I didnít wrap mine, but I did stripe it with 3M Premium Vinyl
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    Steve, I’m in agreement with some others that...

    Steve,

    I’m in agreement with some others that anything much under 50’ wide will be narrow....the plane will fit, but it feels really cramped. I built my hangar 50’x50’ and it turns out (IMO) the...
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    I am very happy with my stick built, sheeted...

    I am very happy with my stick built, sheeted hangar...but I got it done before lumber prices went crazy. I can’t comment on Texas needs but I would think a tin covered metal building would be a hot...
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    I always wondered what the term “Pay the Piper”...

    I always wondered what the term “Pay the Piper” Meant...Wife walks into the hanger while I’m up on a ladder wiring lights as I install new ceiling metal....she walks around the giant pile of...
  23. Its just a piece of plastic screwed to your panel...

    Its just a piece of plastic screwed to your panel , should be no issue....I have basically the same mount in my build....I'm Experimental, but i believe my statement still holds
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    Tango cubs had no flaps, toe brakes, and a T at...

    Tango cubs had no flaps, toe brakes, and a T at the end of the N Number...Tango.
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    FS: wow, some lucky pilot got a beautiful...

    wow, some lucky pilot got a beautiful project....Very nice. that was QUICK!
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