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  • Posted in thread: Rpm swings on 07-15-2018 at 09:42 PM
    Loose retainer nut on tach cable at tach.Reach up behind the instrument panel and snug it up at
    least finger tight.

  • Posted in thread: Tailwheel opinions and Gremlins . on 07-15-2018 at 12:44 AM
    I'm not sure if I've ever flown a Cub that had both brakes working :-)

  • Posted in thread: Tailwheel opinions and Gremlins . on 07-14-2018 at 05:51 PM
    Bursts of throttle can be used to boost rudder power when need be.

  • Posted in thread: Another "Fuselage upgrades" suggestions thread on 07-14-2018 at 04:53 PM
    No, that area is sturdy enough.

  • Posted in thread: Another "Fuselage upgrades" suggestions thread on 07-14-2018 at 02:59 PM
    Get a Decker (Lang D-501A).

  • Posted in thread: Skid ball on 07-14-2018 at 02:54 PM
    Back in the Sixties, J3s had the 3rd highest fatality rate per hour flown of any GA aircraft.
    Trying to tighten a turn with inside rudder (skidding turn) while looking at interesting stuff
    on the grou...

  • Posted in thread: Skid ball on 07-14-2018 at 01:25 PM
    Just be careful in steep turns when looking at interesting things on the ground.

  • Posted in thread: Tailwheel opinions and Gremlins . on 07-14-2018 at 11:16 AM
    "By all means get a BIG tailwheel for rough field flying"The majority of my landings over the
    last fifty years have been off-airport (due to search and rescue flying in a J3 many decades
    ago). I have ...

  • Posted in thread: Another "Fuselage upgrades" suggestions thread on 07-13-2018 at 09:47 PM
    The gopher hole tail damage comes from striking one with a main, not with the tailwheel.

  • Posted in thread: Another "Fuselage upgrades" suggestions thread on 07-13-2018 at 05:16 PM
    "Install Maule pneumatic 8" tailwheel: what should be done on tail section in preparation?"If
    you're not flying off gumbo, unbolt it and install a 6".

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Posted: 
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
Posted: 
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
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