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    What a beautiful Cub. I think the best thing for...

    What a beautiful Cub. I think the best thing for it is to go to a new caretaker that appreciates it as it is.
  2. Thread: Port-A-Port

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    If you choose to live in an asphalt jungle you're...

    If you choose to live in an asphalt jungle you're going to pay,pay pay.
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    Weigh 1 ft of ti channel and 1 ft of Piper...

    Weigh 1 ft of ti channel and 1 ft of Piper channel. After doing the math then decide if it would be worth the extra expense.
  4. PA12 built light as possible about 1000 pounds, ...

    PA12 built light as possible about 1000 pounds, that leaves 320 for fuel and occupants. I don't want to be the buzz kill but the math is easy. That doesn't include the legality of trying to get...
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    Those individual state printed aviation charts...

    Those individual state printed aviation charts are usually free and work well in an airplane that cruises at cub airspeed. Sectional charts are expensive.
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    Even at half the asking price it looks like a...

    Even at half the asking price it looks like a buyers remorse project.
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    I should've hit the edit button on that one but I...

    I should've hit the edit button on that one but I didn't think we had that many A holes on here. I have a limited english structure capability. Probably why I should stay in the workshop and let the...
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    Bob Barrows has a lot going on in his head. I've...

    Bob Barrows has a lot going on in his head. I've been to one of his fall picnics at his home airstrip in VA and how he goes about what he does is just as impressive as the Bearhawk designs...
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    This is a Cub board. Looking for positive...

    This is a Cub board. Looking for positive comments about anything other than a Cub here is like going on the Corvette forum and talking about your Cobra kit car. The pilot skill is the measure of an...
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    I don't see a need for the fin to bolt on. Piper...

    I don't see a need for the fin to bolt on. Piper did it because that same fin was used on almost all their rag and tube airplanes. If you somehow put the airplane on its back a bolt on fin isn't...
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    Moving at the speed of government.

    Moving at the speed of government.
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    Patrol's rock. Glad to hear of another builder. I...

    Patrol's rock. Glad to hear of another builder. I bought my plans in 2002, started building from scratch in '08. Still building. Lots of little pieces. I recommend the quick build kit. Mine will have...
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    Didn't know J3's had a front seat.

    Didn't know J3's had a front seat.
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    I'm thinking Glenn's post #27 is a pretty good...

    I'm thinking Glenn's post #27 is a pretty good insight. The reason why, this is not usually a problem area on a small Continentals.
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    Cessna 140 gear legs are 31 pounds ea. without...

    Cessna 140 gear legs are 31 pounds ea. without axles. I have a pair in my shop.
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    90% of being cool is looking cool. Taildraggers...

    90% of being cool is looking cool. Taildraggers with big tires look cool. A milk stool parked next to a Carbon Cub on a river bar has no cool factor. It does show the pilot that flew it there knows...
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    I would initially get the airworthiness...

    I would initially get the airworthiness certificate without an engine driven alternator as suggested. Then you have flexibility. For me the less government involvement the better, especially with...
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    I rode in a 701 and enjoyed the airplane. Yes,...

    I rode in a 701 and enjoyed the airplane. Yes, nothing in style points for appearance but it makes up by being slow! It was my only time flying behind a 912 Rotax and it made me want one. The feature...
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    Buy a new one of the same brand, build a hard jig...

    Buy a new one of the same brand, build a hard jig with it. Install the new one then repair the old one in your jig. If you're going to play rough with a cub it pays to have spares.
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    Have you checked with Carlson in Ohio for al....

    Have you checked with Carlson in Ohio for al. strut material? They are a good small company to do business with.
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    I've had "Wager with the wind" for 20 plus years....

    I've had "Wager with the wind" for 20 plus years. I re-read it every couple of years and wonder if Don Sheldon were around today would he need all those must have mods to do what he did. Just tossing...
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    Bogota is challenging when everything goes right.

    Bogota is challenging when everything goes right.
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    Nice paint choice. Doesn't look like a bag of...

    Nice paint choice. Doesn't look like a bag of Skittles was dumped in the paint mixer.
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    I know you have built some very nice Cubs but the...

    I know you have built some very nice Cubs but the Bushwhacker has always been a favorite of mine. I like your video style. I spend zero time watching a video with narcissism induced camera pointed at...
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    A great tool to have. The new prices can give you...

    A great tool to have. The new prices can give you a heart murmur. I paid $1957.00 for my shear in 1991.
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