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    I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to anyone that...

    I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to anyone that didn’t wish their airplane was lighter. 200 pounds is about five seconds more off the water, maybe seven. 200 pounds makes a difference. But perhaps even...
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    When I built my Cub, 10 years ago now, I used 100...

    When I built my Cub, 10 years ago now, I used 100 a pound. If it was more than that it was usually a no go. But, you might also consider that some stuff is very difficult to change out later, so that...
  3. The Seaplane Pilots Assoc held a breakfast on the...

    The Seaplane Pilots Assoc held a breakfast on the Kataden during the Greenville Seaplane fly-in this year. Neat to wander around the boat and see all the history.

    Thanks for posting the link to...
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    I made it back to Poplar Grove with an overnight...

    I made it back to Poplar Grove with an overnight in Erie PA. A bit of a struggle with weather pretty much all the way. My sister Mo was a trooper and never complained even once. Had a great stop at...
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    Yup, Jim did good but it was camera close with...

    Yup, Jim did good but it was camera close with Dan Default. Douten flew it perfect as well.
    nice to see Jim C get recognized at the awards ceremony. Awesome job raising money for Make a Wish.
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    Thanks JT. Great report. Bill

    Thanks JT. Great report.

    Bill
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    62743Three SC.org guys. 62744 Sitting in...

    62743Three SC.org guys.


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    Sitting in the shade.


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    Bauman 2550 floats. Pretty rare.
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    62731 This is the bay that the floatplanes...

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    This is the bay that the floatplanes operate out of. Cool place.

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    The outside of the building looks pretty rough. It is right across the street from the bay.

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    But this is...
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    Yup, Lord willing....... 62686 Headed...

    Yup, Lord willing.......


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    Headed that way with my sister (my guardian angel) in the back seat. We did Mackinac Island, a REALLY neat place and met up with another Supercub.org guy there....
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    I don't know why it is giving me the "attachment"...

    I don't know why it is giving me the "attachment" issue on photos. I will try to get that fixed.

    Lets talk about the fuselage.

    I spent a couple of days in Jays shop going over the fuselage and...
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    12) Install aileron balance cable The aileron...

    12) Install aileron balance cable
    The aileron cable that goes through the tank bay and through the pulleys in the wing needs to be threaded in before you cover. A couple of feet will hang out of the...
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    8 ) Run the magnetometer wires We got this...

    8 ) Run the magnetometer wires

    We got this wire bundle remade from Stein with the ends already set up. The downside is you can't feed it through a small hole. So, Brad made tabs with a slit, then...
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    I edited and added to the post above 4)...

    I edited and added to the post above




    4) Install landing light wires. Pretty straight forward. Two wires....red and black. 18 gauge will be fine for LED lights. I prefer to run these through...
  15. Excellent post Pete. Well said. Cardif -...

    Excellent post Pete. Well said.

    Cardif - listen to the advice from skywagon, he has a lifetime of experience, has "been there done that" and is sharing his vast knowledge with you. Heed his...
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    Very cool. I look forward to following this...

    Very cool. I look forward to following this thread.


    Bill
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    Folks Lets talk about the above list one by...

    Folks

    Lets talk about the above list one by one.

    1) Wingtip light mounts......you can order some from Javron or build your own. Here is a link to my other thread on how I built my own mounts....
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    Folks Wow, time seems to just fly by. Pardon...

    Folks

    Wow, time seems to just fly by. Pardon the pun, (groan) but it has been a very busy summer.


    I spent 50 days in Alaska. Stayed in the cabins 34 nights. Stayed in 19 different cabins....
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    John Open trailers. Auto type on two trips and...

    John

    Open trailers. Auto type on two trips and snow mobile on two trips. Enclosed U- Haul on one trip. The shortest trip was 250 miles. The longest about 800. Not 2500 for sure but the roads in...
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    I am not sure why folks feel like transporting...

    I am not sure why folks feel like transporting them with stubbies and on the wheels is not a good idea.
    Transporting them on the keels is a terrible idea. The road bumps are going to trash them. The...
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    I have usually used stubbies (short spreader...

    I have usually used stubbies (short spreader bars) and left them on their wheels.

    They can over hang the front of the trailer a little (watch turn radius and hitting the tow vehicle) and also can...
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    The last time I went through this little dance,...

    The last time I went through this little dance, they would not even fast track a life-flight airplane. I had a congressman try to intervene on my behalf and they would not expedite it.

    Bill
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    Denny reminded me of a carb heat tip. Many new...

    Denny reminded me of a carb heat tip.

    Many new students (and some experienced guys too) when doing the engine run up prior to take off check the carb heat. That is good. But as soon as they get an...
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    Looks awesome!!! Bill

    Looks awesome!!!

    Bill
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