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    Has anyone added some sort of lube to the blade...

    Has anyone added some sort of lube to the blade stubs to make adjustments a little smoother. I find I keep overrunning my intended position.

    And, I didn’t know that you could get shorter hubs....
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    But maybe not worth the effort but fun anyway

    But maybe not worth the effort but fun anyway
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    Ok, I haven’t told you the whole story. 1)...

    Ok, I haven’t told you the whole story.

    1) fitted one only flap gap seal on left wing. Test flew and pulled on flap. Left wing popped. Returned and fitted both seals. Great improvement

    2)...
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    Do you guys think this mod is worth pursuing

    https://youtu.be/NfaZwsCYKtA

    ultra thin and ultra stiff carbon fibre sheet running the full length of the flap. Rigidly fixed on the trailing edge of wing. Fixed through a slotted hole in the CF...
  5. Thread: 100 Vs 100w

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    100 Vs 100w

    Can someone please explain the difference between 100 and 100w oils.

    I am extending the time running on 100 in an attempt to ensure that my rings and cylinders are truly broken in.

    Is there any...
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    great question

    great question
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    Mine didn’t have the hinge and also came from...

    Mine didn’t have the hinge and also came from Backcountry.
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    I flew Wayne’s wings for 7 years. As bill says,...

    I flew Wayne’s wings for 7 years. As bill says, strong and true. If your looking to haul weight, I would recommend them. They also had the extended leading edges. No scallops in the fabric and looked...
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    I think I will just respray. Thanks all.

    I think I will just respray. Thanks all.
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    Thanks for the bad news guys!

    Thanks for the bad news guys!
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    Stewart’s paint repair

    I can’t weld and I can’t paint. But that doesn’t stop me from trying.

    Finally painted my new carbon fibre cowls. I should have taken them to the local shop but I’m too stubborn. Job not too bad...
  12. Thread: Another notch?

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    Anyone?

    Anyone?
  13. Thread: Nose bowl

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    Nose bowl

    Is the nose bowl for a 4” wide body the same as a standard cub?
  14. Thread: Super cub plans

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    Super cub plans

    Wasn’t there someone on this site that was putting together a set of Digital super cub plans. Maybe in solid works?
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    My latest wings from Jay are 1.5 from memory but...

    My latest wings from Jay are 1.5 from memory but i measured them to the window/ door sill and didn’t get any difference. I’m a bit confused. I’ll check with jay again. The fuse is standard like yours...
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    I threw away my chain and springs 4 years ago....

    I threw away my chain and springs 4 years ago. Now I know why some women don’t wear bras!
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    Hey Pete, your lessons over the years about...

    Hey Pete, your lessons over the years about flying with a little aft c of g have been invaluable. I have been working hard to configure my plane to achieve this. It is very subtle but it works. But...
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    The best result will be to vacuum onto waxed...

    The best result will be to vacuum onto waxed glass and cut down to the size you want. You have to have a very strong mold to vacuum onto or it will distort.
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    The thing that stops me from doing too many...

    The thing that stops me from doing too many panels, eg tank lids, is that the edges are straight. With aluminium you can turn down the edges and get a neat intersection without waves. I hope I...
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    Many of my panels are 2 x 240 gram bi axial. And...

    Many of my panels are 2 x 240 gram bi axial. And then I add a strip of 1” tape in areas that I want to stiffen. If you want real rigidity, I would do 2 x 240 with the thinnest of core material you...
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    Supercubs Gone Wild

    An oldie but a goodie. I have watched it many times on a copy I have. But if I want to share it. Is there any public link around I can share? I can't find it on Youtube.
  22. Thread: Just fishing

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    Just fishing

    Just up front, to stem the tide of criticism, I am not contemplating this mod. But just wondering.

    Has anyone ever fitted fabric between the front and rear wing strut? Similar to landing gear....
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    I had a VW beatle when I was a kid and it was a...

    I had a VW beatle when I was a kid and it was a dog. My Dad said it was because I had fat tires on it. What would he know! Spent a fortune looking for the reason the engine was not performing. Turned...
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    Some one told Me that it would be too hot for...

    Some one told Me that it would be too hot for Ally. That would be the best result and I will get my heater back.
  25. Thread: Why?

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    Nothing. It wasn’t a Problem. I just like to know...

    Nothing. It wasn’t a Problem. I just like to know what’s going on.
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