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Altimeter Wanted

Cub Downunder

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Hi - I am looking to purchase a cream face Cub sensitive altimeter. Prefer one that doesn't need overhaul.

Excuse my ignorance - did they originally make them or were they all non sensitive (single hand)? Not looking for a cheap repo one if I can help it.

I am teaching my daughter to fly and it would be nice if she could have a better reference then waiting for the size of trees to change (not that there is anything wrong with that method!)

Thank you in advance for your advice
 

longwinglover

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All original J3 altimeters were non-sensetive, single hand. Virtually any sensetive altimeter can be re-faced by Keystone in Pennsylvania. You might try contacting them directly and see if thay have an altimeter in stock that they could fix up for you and ship to Oz.

John Scott
 

wjs46cub

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Keystone can redo a sensitive one in Cub colors. Did an old one for me. Jack
 

AOP

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John,

Is that true for post-war Cubs as well? Do you know when they changed?
 

joshualober

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John,

Is that true for post-war Cubs as well? Do you know when they changed?
I believe all J3s (pre and post war) were shipped with single needle non-sensitive altimeters.

jl
 

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Face diameter for the instrument panel hole cut-out? Yes.

John Scott
 

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