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Posted in thread: Tail-wheel spring .... on 08-27-2016 at 04:06 PM
This is the heavy fabric wick type stuff on my Cub. I believe it's the original stuff that was
used. It might be Fabreeka - "original fabric reinforced, elastomeric pad developed in 1936"
for impact s...
Posted in thread: Tail-wheel spring .... on 08-26-2016 at 02:03 PM
some good reference info in this link. I think that rubber pad is actually some kind of thick,
tough cloth material - forget the name.
Posted in thread: Tail-wheel spring .... on 08-25-2016 at 04:37 PM
Scott tail wheel universal spring connector kits
Posted in thread: L4H instrument panel clamps on 08-22-2016 at 12:46 AM
Looks like they should be 8-32 x 3/4" Oval head machine screws with elastic stop nuts.
Posted in thread: Prop Position Question on 08-18-2016 at 07:59 PM
pre-defined entry points so the termites and carpenter ants wouldn't bore their own holes and
ruin the prop. :)
Posted in thread: Prop Position Question on 08-18-2016 at 07:21 PM
For props that had metal tipping, they used and still use cotton fabric over about the last 12
inches of the prop that absorbed / retained water at the tips. Early L-4 props were painted
black, not va...
Posted in thread: Prop Position Question on 08-18-2016 at 03:01 PM
Pop Quiz Time: What kind of propeller damage/ failure occurred to early propellers that
revealed the need for drain holes at the tip? HT & VGlue delamination? Many early props had no
metal leading edg...
Posted in thread: L4H instrument panel clamps on 08-14-2016 at 10:34 PM
The panel in my Cub has been there for decades, if not since WW2. The only original L-4H/J
instrument panel reference I have is the image in the L-4 manual, the one with the graphics
error showing 2 c...
Posted in thread: L4H instrument panel clamps on 08-14-2016 at 09:42 PM
I pulled out my Piper NOS L-4H/J panel to get you the measurements, all the holes are
pre-drilled...except for the flange! I'll go check my Cub sitting in the barn.
Posted in thread: 1940 piper j-3/l-4 • $34,500 • for sale on 08-13-2016 at 02:42 PM
Simple enough to check - the FAA database clearly says N51503 is Piper s/n 9811, so the
extrapolations simply do not work. You are looking at the wrong ad and confusing two different
airplanes, one on...