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    Was guiding Harry Combs on a bear hunt one time (...

    Was guiding Harry Combs on a bear hunt one time ( owned Combs/Gates Lear Jet, and Combs Beachcraft). He got to telling me story's of flying into Greenland in bad weather, in WW2; he said their...
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    Here is what it looks like with a load of...

    Here is what it looks like with a load of "freight".54201
    Actually precious cargo!

    Sent from my moto e5 go using SuperCub.Org mobile app
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    Here is the GI packboard in place in my Cub. Rear...

    Here is the GI packboard in place in my Cub. Rear passenger should be under 5/6" and 150 lbs, for extended flights. But I used to fly guides 6'/180 lbs on short trips, it's very uncomfortable for...
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    Here is a standard load when we were setting up...

    Here is a standard load when we were setting up camps. 16 of 2x6" 8 per side,
    16 of 2x4" 8 per side. Of course the inside
    Was "loaded" as well!
    This is circa 1981 behind Valhalla Lodge in
    Non...
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    Before a third seat was rocket science, just...

    Before a third seat was rocket science, just about every Cub used for guiding in Alaska had a G.I. pack board for rear seat back. The assistant guides sat on the floor, or boat cushion at best;in the...
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    An easy solution is to simply fit a Champ stick...

    An easy solution is to simply fit a Champ stick into the Cub socket, if your 6' or more
    And fly with seat all the way back, it will allow your back to lay flat against the seat back. Much nicer set...
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    Then I stand corrected on that as I must have...

    Then I stand corrected on that as I must have misheard what Jay told me that day on the phone! He was explaining to me why his are heaver; and he must have ment the wall thickness was "thicker" than...
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    We recently did some measurements on the overall...

    We recently did some measurements on the overall width of Cub gear and found some interesting variations in widths , I remember years ago flying a Cub with 6" gear that had an unusually wide like an...
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    Are you extending your aileron's as well ??? If...

    Are you extending your aileron's as well ???
    If your not, you may want to consider that carefully.......... Long wing Cubs with short ailerons have caused lots of excited moments with some Very...
  10. Around 1990 I strapped a set of Edo 2000's ontop...

    Around 1990 I strapped a set of Edo 2000's ontop of a F150 pickup on rack. Upside down and left Maine for Willow, Alaska. We left on a Saturday at noon. Two of us took turns driving 3 hr shifts and...
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    I purchased a set of Aluminium struts from Javron...

    I purchased a set of Aluminium struts from Javron in Dec, and to clear up a bit of confusion on this weight of strut issue:
    #1: Jay told me on weight, the only reason for Airframes struts being...
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    Sad truth is ALOT of Cubs are crooked as heck,...

    Sad truth is ALOT of Cubs are crooked as heck, unbalanced dihederal is a common fault in many of them. Out of square cabin sections are more common than square ones, honestly square ones are usually...
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    Lol, Here in Maine as soon as the Sun went down...

    Lol,
    Here in Maine as soon as the Sun went down WWVA out of Wheeling West Virginia
    came in " wall to wall and tree top tall".
    Remember as a kid being at camp the nite Nat King Cole died,(Feb 15,...
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    For those that don't know it, the world's record...

    For those that don't know it, the world's record Moose that stood for many years was actually shot ontop of Mt Susitna, it is in the B&C book listed to Bert Klinburger.
    The guide was Joe Delia, this...
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    Mike, 8 lbs extra sound right over no tank in...

    Mike,
    8 lbs extra sound right over no tank in right side, but I am guessing it's really only a couple pounds over and 11 gal tank. Either
    way it's a no brainier, as that mod and extended baggage(...
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    My PA-11 had a PA 18 tank sawed in two with an...

    My PA-11 had a PA 18 tank sawed in two with an end welded into it, for a net capacity of 9 gals. The tank was plumbed
    down the back of windshield on right side,
    it had on/off selector inline right...
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    Pete, Around here the "wolf is always scratchin...

    Pete,
    Around here the "wolf is always scratchin at the door". Probably old habit from past days in hunting camp, with fresh meat on game pole......got used to sleeping with one
    eye open, for bear...
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    Did you ever get the 2000's on the old Cruiser? I...

    Did you ever get the 2000's on the old Cruiser? I am sure you found out you can't successfully use 18 struts on a 12.....( But God knows many have tryed) To be 100% legal on a certified airplane you...
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    Interesting no one mentioned how much they like...

    Interesting no one mentioned how much they like Airstreaks! They bite right thru them. We figured out back in the 70's when
    Cutters came out with 100% deet fly dope,
    Spraying them down with that...
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    If you ever fly one with the ailerons out to the...

    If you ever fly one with the ailerons out to the tips, you will certainly wish you had......
    Same problem on 12/18's lots of them rolled up into a ball with extended wings and short ailerons,...
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    Anyone that thinks any of these penatration type...

    Anyone that thinks any of these penatration type skis, with rear mounted
    wheels , will even come close to a set of Datum skis, has obviously never flown them. Datum skis performance is very similar...
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    Glen, Are there guys in here older than...

    Glen,
    Are there guys in here older than you!![emoji848]

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    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 95 model's you will find...

    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 95 model's you will find 90%of them are over 900lbs.
    If you weigh 100 PA 18/ 0320 models. You will find 95% of them are over 1050 lbs.
    If they are running 31" tires 98% of...
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    Pull the cooler and rig up an air fitting to one...

    Pull the cooler and rig up an air fitting to one side of it , plug the other side off.
    Fill a bucket with water, set pressure on compressor to 15/20 lbs. Lower the cooler
    Into the bucket............
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    Have not flown them John, but want too. How...

    Have not flown them John, but want too.
    How would you compare PSTOL to standard old Sullivan 90" conversion???
    I really love the huge difference the Sullivan's flaps made on floats over standard 5'...
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