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J3/L4h Undercarriage parts needed.

tonyhoskins

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Hi All

Am in fairly desparate need for the following:

LH Main Gear leg for J3/L4. Does not need to be covered, just potentially servicable.

Both pairs of Bungee struts. The ones I have were badly irrepairably crunched and without them, my fuselage seems destined to sit on the floor.

If anyone can help, please get in contact:

[email protected]

I am located in the UK

Tony
 

JimC

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Tony, have you tried Univair or Wag-Aero yet?
JimC
 

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Yes, unfortunately, I'm not made of money! I'm looking to overhaul an old leg, there must be one somewhere.

When it gets to the point of that being the only item preventing it flying then I would consider it. I realise the benefit of installing a brand new leg, however to make the paperwork easier in this country, its a lot simpler to use a factory original.

T
 

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I'll ask about, and see if any of my friends have an extra lying around.
JimC
 

tonyhoskins

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That would be fantastic, can only get them off crashed cubs over here and funny enough, its normally the bit that breaks first!

Rgds

Tony
 

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I'm not a cub expert, but I can tell you that on my '46 that the 1220lb certified weight didn't match the landing gear attach points or attach bolt size. I think the 1220 requires a larger attach bolt than the lighter gross cubs. Be sure that any "used" gear you might find is the correct attach and bolt size for the gross weight your cub is certified to. I ended up replacing the fuselage and all gear for reasons of rust and the fact that somewhere along the line, the airplane had been patched up from lighter gross weight pieces, yet was certified and flown as the 1220 lb goss weight certification plate and paper work indicated. I now have a legal 1220 lb cub after about 15 grand in fuselage and gear.

Cheers,

Harry Ames
NC55100 20890
 

tonyhoskins

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Yep, duely noted thank you. I believe the L4s had heavier gears anyway, my RH gear fits the fuselage fine size wise. Am going up the farm to match the Cabane Strut in for size tomorrow, now that i've checked its triangular. Funny, looking at it, my eye says its bent, but measuring and doing the sums, it appears the right dimensions. I think only fitting it will truely show - probably me going blind - too much Cub porn!

t
 

tonyhoskins

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Whos saying it was a joke, I'm English, I've seen your TV, so I realise that we have much better wit this side of the atlantic!

...however in this case i was purely stating probable fact!

;)
 

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Tony,

Is the intent to restore this L4 to flying condition or static display?

John Scott
 

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