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  1. Thread: L-21 Javron

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    The smart guys can do the math for you. In...

    The smart guys can do the math for you. In general a belly pod will cure a lot of CG issues.
    DENNY
  2. Thread: Boot. Cowl

    by DENNY
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    Hang a motor or box full of weight off the front...

    Hang a motor or box full of weight off the front before you drill the holes in the gingerbread. The frame will flex Once you put weight on the nose if you drilled all your gingerbread holes without...
  3. Thread: Airplane Tugs

    by DENNY
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    I mostly use a strong back and weak mind to move...

    I mostly use a strong back and weak mind to move the planes. When it gets too slick out or need to run over to IA's hanger I have a 96 Polaris explorer with chains on the rear tires. I made a front...
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    I learned to fly in a Pacer with a very patient...

    I learned to fly in a Pacer with a very patient CFI. Over the years some of the issues I have seen with new tailwheel pilots include fear of brakes. I watched a new tailwheel pilot drive a plane...
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    If you have a 160 hp cub the 8242 is just a bit...

    If you have a 160 hp cub the 8242 is just a bit flat for that unless you are working it hard. a 43 or 44 would be better for most use.
    DENNY
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    The extra flotation would be nice, but it comes...

    The extra flotation would be nice, but it comes with a price many do not consider. Trying to get that mass of tire moving on touchdown is something that needs attention. If you have been flying...
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    I would agree with Crash, JR. if you are going to...

    I would agree with Crash, JR. if you are going to be taking students places that require a 35 inch bush wheel to land, you had better get yourself a few extra planes as backups. You only need the...
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    White is a very hard color to see in the air. ...

    White is a very hard color to see in the air. Consider red wings so it is easy for others to see you.
    DENNY
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    When the door opens the force starts to pull the...

    When the door opens the force starts to pull the top away from the building, it does not stay vertical. A friend was renting a local hanger that had a door fail from this issue. Turns out that the...
  10. Thread: Starting issue

    by DENNY
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    I would agree with Steve you should have been...

    I would agree with Steve you should have been making metal if the cam or lifters are going bad.
    DENNY
  11. Thread: Bushwheels

    by DENNY
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    One thing to note for tire longevity is if you...

    One thing to note for tire longevity is if you are not going to fly for a while pump them up quite a bit. That prolonged sidewall bulge is hard on the rubber. If you want to minimize checking...
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    Looking forward to report on how much top speed...

    Looking forward to report on how much top speed you use with the slats. I would like to have them but don't want to loose a lot of speed on long trips.
    DENNY
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    You can use mine, I just have to find an extra...

    You can use mine, I just have to find an extra hanger key for ya. I will be out tomorrow putting on skis. Sent my number by PM
    DENNY
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    BUMP!! That time of year again. Had a cub stuck...

    BUMP!! That time of year again. Had a cub stuck on 35in tires on the ski strip with open runway next to it. Please don't tear up the ski strips with tires if a runway is open next to it. Thanks ...
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    You apparently have all the facts please post...

    You apparently have all the facts please post them for us.
    DENNY
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    In the USA more than 29,000,000 people had covid....

    In the USA more than 29,000,000 people had covid. More than 500,000 died. 153,000,000 million vaccine doses given with no deaths due to the vaccine. From what I noticed nobody undid the deaths...
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    Yep, I fly with two white wing cubs and they are...

    Yep, I fly with two white wing cubs and they are very hard to keep track of!!! Alaska camo red or yellow very easy to see.
    DENNY
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    What is the square ft weight? DENNY

    What is the square ft weight?
    DENNY
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    I don't think you can splice a spar inboard of...

    I don't think you can splice a spar inboard of the strut if that is what you are talking about. But I have been wrong before.
    DENNY
  20. Thread: Bushwheels

    by DENNY
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    Gabe Don't be giving away all the secrets!! ...

    Gabe
    Don't be giving away all the secrets!!
    DENNY
  21. Lean for best power while flying, leave it when...

    Lean for best power while flying, leave it when you land and shut down with mags, or use finger to measure distance and pull that on start, or hold brakes and lean for best RPM (hard on prop). At...
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    Send me a PM with your cell number I will send...

    Send me a PM with your cell number I will send you a pic of my fuselage door.
    DENNY
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    Look at the Airframes 4 place Cub. It has a huge...

    Look at the Airframes 4 place Cub. It has a huge door with a low sill open to most of the seat 12's have a similar mod. I am putting a even bigger one for ease of front entry also on a Javron cub. ...
  24. Thread: Starting issue

    by DENNY
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    Don't bother throwing money/time at a slick mag. ...

    Don't bother throwing money/time at a slick mag. Just check the internal timing, if the problem continues get Bendix mags and be done with it.
    DENNY
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    If you are going to be using the full 2,000 lbs...

    If you are going to be using the full 2,000 lbs routinely get the 4 leaf.
    DENNY
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