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  • Posted in thread: Transition to Super Cub on 01-19-2018 at 01:19 AM
    Don't stretch your 'glide' with power. That's bad news when the engine quits.Like Glenn says,
    come in on a normal glidepath, increasing drag with slip and compensating with increased power.
    If your en...

  • Posted in thread: Lost log book entry - interseting on 01-15-2018 at 05:00 AM
    Where is the Notary Public''s Seal?

  • Posted in thread: Muffler Shroud on 01-14-2018 at 08:36 PM
    Topp, it means responsive to being earnestly emplored.

  • Posted in thread: Muffler Shroud on 01-14-2018 at 08:00 PM
    "I've sought out folks like Clyde Smith and Len Buckle...or I pick up the phone and call
    JimC"Yeah, Jim. But you don't call at 2:00 AM, and you aren't drunk when you do call....Much as
    I like Cubs and...

  • Posted in thread: Mac prop 85 hp tapered shaft on 01-14-2018 at 07:50 PM
    Very true.I keep hoping someone will release quantitative data about the Catto. I'd love to see
    it outperform a Mac.

  • Posted in thread: J-3 windshield on 01-14-2018 at 03:37 PM
    Slightly larger than a slip fit.Say 5/32" or 3/16"

  • Posted in thread: Muffler Shroud on 01-14-2018 at 01:17 PM
    Topp, it is possible that Dawley may have more experience with these things than you do.The
    rest of us have had good interactions with them, and good results.It's easy enough to scratch
    build a shroud...

  • Posted in thread: Engine for sale on Piper FB page on 01-14-2018 at 12:55 PM
    "I see that is how a wood prop mounts on a flanged CS".No, it isn't.

  • Posted in thread: Safe fueling? on 01-14-2018 at 12:49 PM
    I just hold the 5 gallon cans up high, guide the spout in with one hand, stick a finger of that
    hand in filler neck to detect when the tank is near full, and think happy thoughts while the
    can is empt...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-14-2018 at 12:38 PM
    BTHOR, we are pleased to see you here and look forward to updates on your restoration.

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October 9, 2015  •  04:33 PM
Hey Jim, finally got to fly my new engine from don's, running a 74-42 1b90 2600rpm on climbout at 70 mph 2350 indicated 80 mph still running my 24x11x4 seems a lot stronger than my old engine
August 23, 2017  •  08:24 PM
Jim, please tell me where you got the engine mount rubber adapters that mated the O-200 to the J3 engine mount? Thanks! Bob