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  • Posted in thread: Wood Spar Wing Trailing Edge Orientation on 03-15-2018 at 03:37 PM
    On my wood spar wing, the trailing edge extends further forward on the top side. (When I
    re-covered it, it had the original fabric.)The metal spar wing, the trailing edge is equal top
    & bottom. (Built...

  • Posted in thread: Starting fuselage build ... on 12-04-2017 at 04:18 PM
    With regards the pictures in post 407, I assume those are nicopress sleeves. Those are supposed
    to have 3 crimps. #1 in the center of the sleeve. #2 next to the eye. #3 at the end away from
    the eye.I ...

  • Posted in thread: Henderson J3 Little Bear? on 11-15-2017 at 04:41 PM
    Just a little more history on the empty weight of my Ponca City Cub.From the factory it weighed
    701 lbs. In 1958 it was covered with GlasscoAir Fiberglass and dope OVER the original fabric on
    the fuse...

  • Posted in thread: Henderson J3 Little Bear? on 11-12-2017 at 10:27 PM
    Original weight of my plane, built 10/24/1946 in Ponca City was 702 lbs. This was with brakes,
    wood prop and Scott 3000 tailwheel.In the late '50s the left wing was replaced with a pre-war
    wood spar w...

  • Posted in thread: Control Stick Diameter? on 09-20-2017 at 04:28 PM
    Mine measures about 1-1/8", OD

  • Posted in thread: metal Piper placard on 09-15-2017 at 02:00 PM
    Mine's a Ponca City Cub. No name plate installed. One screw in each (upper & lower) U channel,
    just a little forward of center.As far as I know, it is the original boot cowl.

  • Posted in thread: Sliding window on 09-10-2017 at 03:18 PM
    I have a Ponca City Cub, built in late October, 1946. Here are a couple of pictures of how they
    did it. Just a little different than how Piper did it back east.

  • Posted in thread: General Queries on 08-04-2017 at 01:41 PM
    Adjust front struts to adjust dihedral.Adjust rear struts for roll trim.

  • Posted in thread: Idle Speed Increased... on 07-18-2017 at 11:16 PM
    I just fixed the fast idle problem.One of the clamps on the intake pipe for #3 cylinder was
    loose. This let the inner hose liner slide down the intake pipe and created a leak. I just slid
    the inner ho...

  • Posted in thread: Tail wheel endorsement question on 07-07-2017 at 02:04 PM
    I have the taper crank and steel prop hub adapter. That also moves the CG slightly forward.
    With a flange crank I would probably be fine. I,m only talking about .1" or so..... :D