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    I am interested to learn more about the Vne...

    I am interested to learn more about the Vne limitations. I have what was originally a 1951 L-21A. It now has Dakota Cub wings (new in 2007), 160hp, the 1750 GW increase, and lots of other mods. ...
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    You may want to check with the manufactures of...

    You may want to check with the manufactures of the three high pressure systems for regular Supercubs. Steve’s, Dakota Cub, and Airframes (North River). They may have dealt with this previously.
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    Cool Story - Ida Holdgreve

    How Ida Holdgreve’s Stitches Helped the Wright Brothers Get Off the GroundIn 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright hired an Ohio seamstress, who is only now being recognized as the first female worker in...
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    Deano is a picker? Who knew? How come he has...

    Deano is a picker? Who knew? How come he has never picked for us? Deano, are you holding out? Where the hell have you been?


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    What a great project, Wayne. You are very...

    What a great project, Wayne. You are very fortunate. I look forward to seeing more updates from you.

    Jeff


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    I agree with those above. I go from 31”...

    I agree with those above. I go from 31” Bushwheels to 8.50’s and back every year. I have dedicated wheels so as not not have to remount every time. Highly recommend it.


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    Thanks for all the great pictures, Brad! It...

    Thanks for all the great pictures, Brad! It almost felt like I was there. And what a great turnout. General aviation in Minnesota is alive and well. I think about coming almost every year but...
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    I just installed the Dakota valve and like so...

    I just installed the Dakota valve and like so far. Turns more freely than original valve and the detents are easier to feel.


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  9. Thread: Garmin 396

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    I have an Aera 660 and absolutely love it. Have...

    I have an Aera 660 and absolutely love it. Have previously owned a 396, 496, and a 560. It’s my opinion that the 660 is the best one yet. No issues with sunlight more than any other electronic...
  10. Thread: Brake Lines

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    https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/group-customhose...

    https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/group-customhose.asp?GroupID=CUSTOMHOSE


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    I’ve been running a 8241 on my 160 hp cub since...

    I’ve been running a 8241 on my 160 hp cub since 2005 but mostly on bushwheels. Spent part of two summers on EDO 2000’s a few years ago. Even fully loaded, my 8241 was really quick off the water on...
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    Wire bail on fuel strainer

    https://www.stevesaircraft.com/gascolator.php


    I have had one on my SuperCub for eight years and love it.
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    We stumbled across Ascender in 2018 in McCarthy. ...

    We stumbled across Ascender in 2018 in McCarthy. What an amazing airplane. Sure would love to get an update on it.

    54328


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    Here is what I know. I have a Sutton exhaust...

    Here is what I know. I have a Sutton exhaust that I am very happy with. But after 1400 hours, it needs some repairs. I got hold of Dawley (supplier that makes exhaust for Sutton) and they informed...
  15. Thread: Magneto timing

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    Tempest are a little less expensive and, in my...

    Tempest are a little less expensive and, in my view, similar quality.

    Jeff


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  16. Thread: Magneto timing

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    I generally use Tempest filters and a 1” socket...

    I generally use Tempest filters and a 1” socket to get them on/off. Never had an issue with removing them.

    Jeff


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    I installed a Casper Labs right angle filter...

    I installed a Casper Labs right angle filter adaptor back in 2013. It works great and would recommend it.

    Jeff


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  18. I have a set of Federal 2000’s also with extended...

    I have a set of Federal 2000’s also with extended UHMW all the way around out 2”. My rubber bushings were in bad shape so I turned some new ones from Delrin based on a suggestion from the guys at...
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    Getting pretty close to starting the break-in. ...

    Getting pretty close to starting the break-in. Spent a few hours in the hangar again today and am running out of things to reconnect. Why does it always take so much longer than you expect? Time...
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    Success! Your suggestion worked perfectly,...

    Success! Your suggestion worked perfectly, Kase. Just as you knew it would. Thanks again!


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    Wow! Five minutes. Thanks a bunch, Kase! ...

    Wow! Five minutes. Thanks a bunch, Kase!


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    Magneto timing

    I have a PA-18 with a freshly overhauled O-320 going back in and am having trouble with timing on the left mag. The engine mount has always limited the adjustment on the left mag as the mag hits...
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    Another suggestion....... I use drilled bolts...

    Another suggestion.......

    I use drilled bolts and castle nuts with cotter pins in almost every spot. I have had nylocks come loose and have almost lost most of my tailwheel/ spring. I also...
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    Looks much improved. Suggestion. Put some...

    Looks much improved.

    Suggestion. Put some eye bolts in the rudder horn and then hook the springs into the eye bolts. It will keep the springs from wearing the holes oblong in the aluminum horn....
  25. Thread: Low oil temp

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    Looks like I have the same cooler setup. I use...

    Looks like I have the same cooler setup. I use something like a paint stir stick to help apply the tape all the way down the front side. It takes a bit of finagling but it can be done. Good luck
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