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mkrier

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does somebody know were there is a nice straight '46' fuselage for sale. Marc
 

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Univair!! ;) They were around 13K last time I checked.

MR
 

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Are you missing a fuselage or do you simply have on that is not pristine? New Life restorations.
 

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i have a 40 fuselage that has a gross wt of 1170 and i would like go to 1220 gross wt . and the way i read it is to go to 1220 gross wt with this fuselage i will have to change the gear leg fittings. marc
 

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What part of the country are you in? On the east coast New Life Restorations advertises on Barnstormers for cub welding. I would think that changing the gear fittings if that is all that is required would be less money than another fuselage. Just a thought. Dana LaBounty Sumter SC
 

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I'm with Dana.
 

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Not sure you even need to change the fittings..maybe just open them up for AN6 bolts and buy a new cabane Vee and Bungee struts. Follow the Piper upgrade instructions..I'm sure Cub Club has them.
 

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Don't forget the bushings
 

mkrier

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has any body seen a fuselage from the guy that is advertsing on barnstormer's?
 

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"Not sure you even need to change the fittings..maybe just open them up for AN6 bolts and buy a new cabane Vee and Bungee struts."


I would not suggest doing the above and opening up the present fittings....you have no idea if they will be strong enough....its not legal and youre possibly doing yourself a huge disservice.....piper made those fittings the size they are for a reason....this is where [email protected]'s need to get involved...if people start changing the structural components of these aircraft, then they should no longer hold their "certified" status

Sorry Hudson to ding you....youve posted quite a lot of good things here and even helped me...but this is just not sound advice....

regards Tom
 

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