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  1. Thread: Extended Gear

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    Folks' recommendations on steps for 3" HD...

    Folks' recommendations on steps for 3" HD extended gear + 35's
    I will have doors on both sides, so long steps on both sides? Any utility to the welded-in middle steps - maybe for when it's on skis?...
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    Glass panels - interior AK winter temps?

    Anyone have pireps on how G3X, Dynon, etc. fare in temps like -10 and below? My vacuum instruments typically start acting up around those temps or even a bit warmer, so not expecting miracles, but...
  3. They provide 28 days of labor; we'll do the rest....

    They provide 28 days of labor; we'll do the rest. Should be done in Dec or Jan.
    Much more "customizable" than CC. Darin seems willing to incorporate most of what I can come up with, barring...
  4. Ref the time of year, or beginning the build? :-P...

    Ref the time of year, or beginning the build? :-P
    Darin was apologetic about starting in the heat of summer, but it is what it is. After years working in 120F+ sandy places, I at first figured - "No...
  5. Factory assist, so @ the Legend facility in TX....

    Factory assist, so @ the Legend facility in TX. I'll be there for weeks at a time at various stages in the project. Build most likely begins in June.
    We're still in planning, but I don't anticipate...
  6. Their cubs are purportedly 3" wider. Yes - I...

    Their cubs are purportedly 3" wider. Yes - I plan to ask
  7. Our Aerocet pod (fiberglass) on the Skywagon had...

    Our Aerocet pod (fiberglass) on the Skywagon had a similar gap at the front and we slowly pulled it into shape by strapping it up and increasing tension over a period of days. The material gradually...
  8. The Legend MOAC has a belly drain. I'll be...

    The Legend MOAC has a belly drain. I'll be cutting the lid for draining from inside the pod.
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    Thanks. Are you talking about the Bubba pod by...

    Thanks. Are you talking about the Bubba pod by Lewaero works? I wonder how cruise speeds are affected by this larger pod. Would be nice to pick up mph like with some other pods.

    Lewaero Works -...
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    I am considering installing the Atlee Dodge...

    I am considering installing the Atlee Dodge 30.5's in the MOAC build that will live in AK.

    Are there any changes to the latest version of the Atlee tanks?

    Any further comments from folks in...
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    These guys make what you want and have a good...

    These guys make what you want and have a good reputation
    Products (skydynamics.com)
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    Reposting this because (1) It's awesome; and (2)...

    Reposting this because (1) It's awesome; and (2) It was filmed in my brother's neighborhood

    https://youtu.be/88-VuJEdMP4


    Background: Covington, Georgia | Official Website...
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    Also, Darin reported they install slats solely...

    Also, Darin reported they install slats solely via nut plates.
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    Yep. Mine is 80 lbs and she's po'd if I don't...

    Yep. Mine is 80 lbs and she's po'd if I don't bring her with me.
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    When I played with the #2 MOAC spreadsheet...

    When I played with the #2 MOAC spreadsheet numbers and deleted the 15 lbs ballast, the airplane required back seat passenger and baggage to stay within forward CG limits.

    2,000 lbs
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    I played with W&B for two of the MOAC builds. ...

    I played with W&B for two of the MOAC builds.

    #1 was the factory demo with an IO-370, Catto prop, slats, 31” Dessers, 10” wheels BBW tailwheel, Monster shocks, 3x3 gear and basic VFR instruments @...
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    Darin Hart @ Legend Cub reported to me this week...

    Darin Hart @ Legend Cub reported to me this week that they cut back the slats approximately 24” from wing roots (removed from the propwash area) on their MOAC builds and found effectiveness of slats...
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    VGs on slatted wing - placement?

    For the wing on a 2,000 gross PA-18: Legend Cub is telling me they install the VGs back about an inch rearward from normal position when they configure for the slatted wing (which they are...
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    Sensenich adjustable and IO390?

    Anyone running the non-STC Sensenich ground adjustable and IO390 combo? PIREP’s?
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    P.s. 54

    P.s. 54
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    Not sure how I got on this thread, but it was...

    Not sure how I got on this thread, but it was nice to peruse.
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    IO-390 on wide body Cub - PIREP

    Can folks having experience with IO-390 on wide body Cub share their impression of flight characteristics? Some here have mused that it will be unfavorably nose heavy.
    Given that I typically fly...
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    Might as well get over the inevitable aging/wear...

    Might as well get over the inevitable aging/wear aspects right from the start and focus instead on making great memories. Planes are tools for me, not showpieces.

    Maybe I’ll key my nose paint...
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    Absolutely. No question about it. I wouldn't even...

    Absolutely. No question about it. I wouldn't even consider this if it wasn't the case.
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    I keep telling myself that it’s cheaper to have a...

    I keep telling myself that it’s cheaper to have a plane that can get in & out of productive gnarly spots few venture than to buy a moose camp. :roll:

    But, yeah - engine prices have shot up...
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