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  • Posted in thread: What's a Kling Cub on 05-22-2018 at 09:01 PM
    Johnny Kling. Chicago Cub catcher and manager way back when. Beyond that, I don't have a clue.

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-20-2018 at 02:28 AM
    I'd still like to pull a mold.I think they got moved to Rickís new farm. Iíll look next trip
    out there. Sorry about that. Here's the pictureThat looks where my tabs are mounted.

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-19-2018 at 06:27 PM
    They fit but they need the opening modified. Will likely require filling and cutting new
    openings. I need to look at Wally S clipped wing. It came with wheel pants which mount like
    mine.

  • Posted in thread: Bad Day for the Cub on 05-19-2018 at 03:26 PM
    I almost always prop a Cub from behind even if for someone else and Iím not climbing in. I can
    then visually check throttle and mag switch(es) before flipping the prop. Solo, prop from
    behind. ALWAYS....

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-19-2018 at 02:36 PM
    Mom and dadís old Cub had wheel pants. My Cub appears to have had them at some point as it has
    tabs welded on for them and it came with hardware for mounting them to axle. I have a set if
    fiberglass w...

  • Posted in thread: Re: Wheel Pants and Grove Brakes on 05-18-2018 at 05:39 PM
    Was that a recent issue of Cub Clues? Has there been a recent issue?

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have time in a Super Swift? on 05-17-2018 at 02:50 PM
    Yep, wheelies are easy in a Swift. Most will tell you they shouldn't be three pointed. I three
    pointed mine frequently, but it was difficult to do well without consistent practice...and
    could drop you...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have time in a Super Swift? on 05-17-2018 at 02:47 PM
    There aren't a huge number with the 250hp Franklin. The Cont IO-360 210hp seems the most common
    engine upgrade though there are aslo STCs for Lycoming O-320 and O-360s with and without a
    constant spee...

  • Posted in thread: Bad Day for the Cub on 05-14-2018 at 11:29 PM
    I guess our experience differs or our definition of flooded. My personal experience is a
    flooded engine will hit and sputter, hit and sputter a couple of times before it really begins
    to spool up much...

  • Posted in thread: Storing Cubs on 05-13-2018 at 10:47 PM
    That is a CPTP school. Govt required planes be hangared.

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Jim Rice Collierville, TN 1946 Piper J-3C-65 N7155H (Flying) 1994 Van's RV-4 N4WJ (Flying) US Army Retired (still working to pay for flying) EAA Member AOPA Member NRA LIFE Member
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