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    Whatever size and shape suits your purpose. If...

    Whatever size and shape suits your purpose. If large and you think it is a bit too flexible, you can rivet some stiffeners on the cover plate.
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    OK, You guys have made the little grey cells...

    OK, You guys have made the little grey cells start working. How about this idea for an already covered fuselage? Make a large trapezoidal shaped reinforcing ring out of 2024-T3 .032". Along the lines...
  3. Thread: Mag issues

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    Understood, With the mags coming back with old...

    Understood, With the mags coming back with old parts and a dissatisfaction in the call to the shop, the next call would be to Mr.FAA. That type of "workmanship" is uncalled for. I would have just...
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    Smonroe, I see you are a new member here, welcome...

    Smonroe, I see you are a new member here, welcome aboard. It takes a while to understand where the other members are coming from, who is serious about what he is addressing and who is the BSer. We...
  5. Thread: Mag issues

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    I'm not picking on you two. Every time the topic...

    I'm not picking on you two. Every time the topic of defective mags comes up, it appears that the universal solution is to "send them out". Mags are one of the simplest accessories to work on and to...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
  7. Then they silently don't believe you. They...

    Then they silently don't believe you. They "assume" you are hiding something. Or they have their mechanic do a pre-buy over the phone. Some tire kickers are so hot to trot, they send their buddies to...
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    Look at 6:52. While it's not clear, that may...

    Look at 6:52. While it's not clear, that may answer your question.


    https://youtu.be/Q6q1VKsTeKQ
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    Are you a mechanic? How will you see what those...

    Are you a mechanic? How will you see what those hands are doing?
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    Take a look at the Type Certificate, there is a...

    Take a look at the Type Certificate, there is a lot of information there.
    https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgMakeModel.nsf/0/7d33aa15611ee2e285256713004bddd3/$FILE/1p2.pdf
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  11. Thread: New Cub

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    https://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?atta...

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=51948&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1603928656

    Denny, I can see this is simple and does get you up there. But how do you maneuver around the leading...
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    Look again. This is about a Cub not the drawing....

    Look again. This is about a Cub not the drawing.
    "So when it is said that a Cub's angle of incidence is 1.5 degrees, that would place the lower camber of the airfoil parallel to the longitudinal...
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    They are approved....

    They are approved.
    https://www.airframesalaska.com/PerformanceSTOL_a/268.htm


    STC'd for PA-18s, certified Performance STOL flaps are a 66" direct replacement for OEM Piper Cub flaps extended to...
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    FS: Montana 2200A amphibious floats

    These Montana Amphib floats are being offered for sale for a friend of mine. They have been removed from a Glastar complete with all of the plumbing, pumps and rigging for a Glastar. The plane has...
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    Colin, I think I know where the confusion is. ...

    Colin,
    I think I know where the confusion is.
    Angle of incidence is the relationship of the chord line to the longitudinal axis.
    The chord line is the imaginary straight line joining the leading...
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    Was your fuselage specially built with the...

    Was your fuselage specially built with the increased 1.5 degrees? Mine wasn't as far as I know.

    If it indeed has 1.5 degrees more, it ought to be equivalent to the engine mount being down 1.5...
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    Budget hangar heat ????I hope your energy fuel...

    Budget hangar heat ????I hope your energy fuel costs are low where you are. You have to be rich to keep a hangar at 50 degrees all the time here in the NE. And even the rich people complain about the...
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    I think you are looking at the wrong end of the...

    I think you are looking at the wrong end of the airplane. The original 4 degrees of down thrust requires a certain amount of nose up trim on the stabilizer. This is called drag. When the thrust line...
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    Like Stewart says, do it. The part with the...

    Like Stewart says, do it. The part with the notches is easily removable with only one bolt.

    I can't speak to the Keller flaps. The flaps on my Cub are identical to the original except twice as...
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    You two have my attention. It seems to me the...

    You two have my attention.
    It seems to me the tires with the larger diameter would have less spin up resistance due to the larger radius providing more leverage. This assuming equal air pressures...
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    This is the STC:...

    This is the STC:
    https://www.airframesalaska.com/v/vspfiles/pdf/STC%20PA-18%20Aluminum%20Struts.pdf
    What about 4) ...compatible, up to 2000 lb. gross weight...?
    I realize they were only certified...
  22. Then when you cut back on the pro bono work for...

    Then when you cut back on the pro bono work for whatever reason, that is when you find how friendly those receiving your generosity really are. It is amazing how they were friends until you stopped...
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    What is the source of these certified -18...

    What is the source of these certified -18 aluminum struts? Are they an Alaska thing? I've only seen recent mention of a certified version without any mention of a source.
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    From the picture, there is no need to pull the...

    From the picture, there is no need to pull the wing to get it to any shop. Fly it there, do the repairs on the airplane. There doesn't appear to be spar damage. Even if there is, it is minor.
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    Joey, I understand why in some circumstances the...

    Joey,
    I understand why in some circumstances the ventral fin gets in the way. Thus why many take it off. This even though it is required on the type certificate. There is an STC to remove it by...
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