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    What is the loaded CG? It may not be the plane's...

    What is the loaded CG? It may not be the plane's fault.
  2. What does that special purpose work boat do? I...

    What does that special purpose work boat do? I see several bumpers along side which indicates perhaps it is a mother ship?
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    The only way to be certain what the pitch is...

    The only way to be certain what the pitch is supposed to be is to remove the spinner (if you have one) and the front plate. Read the number which is stamped on the hub. If it has been changed there...
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    The standard prop as it came from Piper is a 74"...

    The standard prop as it came from Piper is a 74" diameter and a 56" pitch. If the pitch is considerably more than 56", that could be the cause of a lower top rpm.
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    Is this all it ever did? Did you try it with the...

    Is this all it ever did?
    Did you try it with the filter removed?
    What is the diameter and pitch of the prop?
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    Have you considered the Continental IO-360K? It...

    Have you considered the Continental IO-360K? It is rated at 195 hp in the Hawk XP but is allowed up to 210 hp with the proper prop.
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    The fabric lifted between the ribs just a little...

    The fabric lifted between the ribs just a little on all the T-50s regardless of the condition of the fabric. The plywood leading edge went back to the spar which was at the thickest point of the...
  8. $15k for the floats is way too much unless they...

    $15k for the floats is way too much unless they are almost new from the last batch.
  9. Is this a narrow or wide deck crankcase? If it is...

    Is this a narrow or wide deck crankcase? If it is a narrow deck, it will definitely be needing to be inspected between the crankcase halves for fretting which could mean machine work among other...
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    Which rigging? The early rigging was a welded...

    Which rigging? The early rigging was a welded steel one piece truss arrangement. The later style has separate individual aluminum struts and spreader bars. The later style is preferable so would have...
  11. Regardless of the condition or other items, that...

    Regardless of the condition or other items, that engine with 1800 hours is going to be needing a major overhaul in the near future. There is also an oil pump AD which is due at 2000 hours which sort...
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    Read this thread: ...

    Read this thread: https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?56355-Tradition-Ferry-Permit-issuance-method-GONE
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    This is what you guys need to determine the wind....

    This is what you guys need to determine the wind. It is an on board wind sock among lots of other things. I have one in my 185 and it works great. When coupled with your GPS it displays a wind...
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    In addition use a dolly against the part to be...

    In addition use a dolly against the part to be bent and hit the dolly with the hammer. This will spread out the impact points reducing the possibility of hammer marks. Make a curved dolly of the...
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    https://www.thegillcorp.com/datasheets/Gillfab_400...

    https://www.thegillcorp.com/datasheets/Gillfab_4009_Panel.pdf 0.39 pounds per square foot. How does this compare to other materials?
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    60 years ago Sikorsky was using an aluminum foil...

    60 years ago Sikorsky was using an aluminum foil honeycomb core between thin aluminum dimpled sheet for floorboards on their helicopters. Does anyone make honeycomb panels anymore? They are strong...
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    That reminds me of a Taylorcraft 15 that I flew...

    That reminds me of a Taylorcraft 15 that I flew home after a rebuild and annual for a new owner. I hope that the owner of "your" Cub reported that annual to the FAA. We did on ours, the FAA was...
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    What is your CG when you are checking these...

    What is your CG when you are checking these speeds? The description of your plane indicates that it is nose heavy unless you have ballast of some sort. Try loading it to a CG of 20", check your...
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    Hah! What is the grass growing in? Hard packed...

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    Hmm? There seems to be TOO many of us who know of...

    Hmm? There seems to be TOO many of us who know of a crash caused by reversed controls. :evil: The original owner of my airport (Cranland) test flew a Swift with the ailerons reversed upside down into...
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    It's time to throw in the towel Glenn. At least...

    It's time to throw in the towel Glenn. At least you will be nearest to the hangar door in the spring. :-)
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    This is the "Borer" prop. ...

    This is the "Borer" prop.
    http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgMakeModel.nsf/0/bea3a1655efbdf3486257666004a73fe/$FILE/P-857.pdf
    I do not see a significant difference in weights.
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    Send it to Dawley. It will come back as good as...

    Send it to Dawley. It will come back as good as or better than new. It matters not how bad it is. I'm a happy customer.
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    Doug, I know that the folks in Alaska have used...

    Doug,
    I know that the folks in Alaska have used this prop for years with no issues. However since you live in NY you may have difficulties with the approval. Look at NOTE.9 on the Type Certificate:...
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    Dave those look very nice. Hopefully you can get...

    Dave those look very nice. Hopefully you can get the paper squared away. One of our fellow members is fixing up a J-3 on floats which is needing wing tip repair. This looks like it would be a nice...
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