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    I am not a big fan of inverted unless there is a...

    I am not a big fan of inverted unless there is a reason to do so . It means you need to lower your fuel tank and you can have flooding issues unless you learn how to deal with inverted engines . The...
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    HELI-MECH I am back from my float fly holiday and...

    HELI-MECH I am back from my float fly holiday and have thought over what I would like to get for my wings . I would like $200 . For that I would give you three wings , two left and one right complete...
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    Okay , let me think it over . I am going north...

    Okay , let me think it over . I am going north for a float fly and will be gone for about a week . I will let you know what I think is fair when I get home . I hope you realize these wings are white...
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    Okay I will keep my eyes open .. One other...

    Okay I will keep my eyes open .. One other option would be to change both wings and then you would be closer to a PA 18 . I have both wings including the struts and wing tube .
  5. You know for what it is worth I think I would...

    You know for what it is worth I think I would strip it back and recover it to the tail feathers and possibly recover the tail feathers too . I like using Coverite's 21st century fabric You can...
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    Thanks for the PM HELI-MECH . for some reason I...

    Thanks for the PM HELI-MECH . for some reason I am unable to pm back .. Do you have a PA 18 or a J3 ? My wing is for the PA18 .
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    Heli Mech I have a right wing with very little...

    Heli Mech I have a right wing with very little damage . I am not sure what shipping would be from BC Canada but if you are interested let me know
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    Well What you have is not a very good way to...

    Well What you have is not a very good way to start out . In fact it is probably going to disappoint you too the point that you might just walk away from this wonderful hobby .. I think you should...
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    I have not seen the add but usually somewhere...

    I have not seen the add but usually somewhere there is something about oversize items being excluded from the free shipping .. I got caught on that once and was a little disappointed until I went...
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    I don't actually own a Bravata but I own and...

    I don't actually own a Bravata but I own and operate six gassers and I have found it much easier to operate the choke manually from outside the cowl . The only time you need the choke is while you...
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    No I am only at 1100 ft . The G26 in my Taylor...

    No I am only at 1100 ft . The G26 in my Taylor Craft pulls it around nicly . I don't understand why that plane flew like a lumber wagon .I have 2 other 1/4 scale Cubs . One with a 160 Gemini twin and...
  12. Well I made room in my hanger . I destroyed my...

    Well I made room in my hanger . I destroyed my PA18 .. Now I have room for a Carbon Cub
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    I lost my PA18 today . I took off and was having...

    I lost my PA18 today . I took off and was having a difficult time picking up airspeed .This plane has always seemed underpowered with the G26 . I thought it was a problem with the motor but I sent it...
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    Could you post a pic of the stainless steel...

    Could you post a pic of the stainless steel hinges ? I have never heard of them before . A grinder would most likely have been a way to cut them but they would have got hot ..The Dremel has small...
  15. Thank for the info .. That seems like a...

    Thank for the info .. That seems like a reasonable deal . The Cub and Floats are both priced reasonably .I like that size . It is easy to see ,easy to transport , I will talk myself into one yet ..
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    Wow , nice job . It doesn't look much like a...

    Wow , nice job . It doesn't look much like a spit anymore .
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    Thanks Willydee , that's how I look at it too ....

    Thanks Willydee , that's how I look at it too . What's gone is gone but if we could prevent the same thing from happening again by doing a little preventive maintenance then that's what should be...
  18. When you put the float set on the Carbon Cub do...

    When you put the float set on the Carbon Cub do you need to supply anything else like servos or Y harness or extensions ? I am thinking about getting one mostly for water use ..
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    It depends how you are going to treat it . Adding...

    It depends how you are going to treat it . Adding the wire struts on the tail adds a tremendous amount of strength . You don't really need them if you are careful with it but if you want the extra...
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    I don't think it was really a wing tube failure...

    I don't think it was really a wing tube failure as much as a failure of the joints holding the struts .. The struts let go first then the tube took the whole load.. I think water got in and softened...
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    I just assembled Sig's 110" Rascal and I am...

    I just assembled Sig's 110" Rascal and I am pretty happy with it . It is beautiful . It attracts lots of attention at the field and is very easy to fly yet quite sporty at the same time .It seems...
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    You can usually find shock cord in sports stores...

    You can usually find shock cord in sports stores . Its used inside tent hoops and thing like that . You might find it in a fabric shop ..Google it . You need 3/16" 0r 1/8 " Yes I agree about the...
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    I didn't go flying today ,weather had us grounded...

    I didn't go flying today ,weather had us grounded , Yes so far I think I love it . I haven't tried a roll yet but next flight up I will for sure . I have the cowl off right now for tuning purposes...
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    Well I did my maiden today .. What a floater . I...

    Well I did my maiden today .. What a floater . I used up the whole runway when I was landing and we have a long runway . The 160 has way more power than it needs . Much more than I expected . It was...
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    I had damage to one of my wings and they replaced...

    I had damage to one of my wings and they replaced it and let me keep the damaged one . I felt in a way that composited me for my inconvenience . I have heard Horizon changed hands , I hope that...
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