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  • Posted in thread: J3 - Oil Filter on 02-21-2018 at 03:56 PM
    Nicely done. It's not often I see this quality of fit and finish for homemade cowling halves.
    Excellent sheet metal craftsmanship. Congratulations. Richard

  • Posted in thread: Supercub front seat in a J-3? on 02-21-2018 at 03:48 PM
    "Why would you rather fly a Super Cub from the back seat?"Comfort.J-3 back seat comfy. Super
    Cub back seat not so much.

  • Posted in thread: Transition to Super Cub on 02-20-2018 at 03:50 AM
    Agree this is a normal technique. But I also know of three cases of engine stoppage (all in
    Alaska) from inadequate right tank fuel feed while there was still "useful" fuel in it. One
    made a successfu...

  • Posted in thread: Transition to Super Cub on 02-19-2018 at 03:24 PM
    When the wing has a positive angle of attack, running on right tank will feed from the rear
    finger screen to the header all the way to empty. It's on a gliding approach at fuel minimums
    in right tank ...

  • Posted in thread: Supercub front seat in a J-3? on 02-18-2018 at 01:31 AM
    I've done it twice but it's more involved than just putting in a seat. However, STC's are
    available for everything that needs to be done. First, you have to really want to fly from the
    front seat and ...

  • Posted in thread: Cowl adjustments when switch to *% HP engine on 02-15-2018 at 12:06 AM
    That is right the coupling screws on to the stud and the other end has a threaded stud thanks
    away from

  • Posted in thread: Brass Cowling Gromets on 02-14-2018 at 03:10 PM
    Does anyone know where to source the brass grommets on the J3 cowlings where the engine mount
    pins protrude through the cowling for the pins? The two on the bottom of the bottom cowl are
    missing on mi...

  • Posted in thread: Cool Video on 02-12-2018 at 04:40 PM
    Helicopter rescue/sling load recover is standard in this part of the world. All Super Cubs are
    rebuildable so nothing or not much remains at crash site except maybe a fuel spill. What AOP
    say may be t...

  • Posted in thread: Cool Video on 02-11-2018 at 05:50 PM
    Looks like part of the video was Knik Glacier and Lake George. Flown it many times. Beautiful,
    but unforgiving.

  • Posted in thread: Cub Existentialism on 02-07-2018 at 06:31 PM
    How did they fit 3 on board in a Cub?Not that hard. Just a little crowded.