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    Low cost scales for weighing aircraft

    Did you get 3 of these or just doing one wheel at a time?
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    kitfox vs highlander

    I realize this is a Kitfox vs. Highlander thread and as mentioned earlier I owned a Kitfox at one time and also visited the Just factory. Having flown in many different types, my current ride is a Murphy Rebel. I absolutely love the airplane. Roomier than most anything else out there, extremely...
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    Pulsar Aircraft Assets For Sale

    Well, now that's a teaser!! A Sonex jet competitor! Heck yes!!
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    Seat foam

    Interesting! I got on their website and I wonder if anyone has tried the Liquid Sunmate for forming a seat cushion for a plane. I've got some back issues and trying to get a seat that 'fits' has been a never ending...
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    Experimental Aircraft Oxygen Systems

    Strange, the welding shop in my area is the same place that medical oxygen bottles are filled. The may have a seperate system for filling them, but they are done at the same location.
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    Van's announces highwing RV-15

    rv7 charlie, Not sure what kind of 'deal' you are looking for, but I've got a couple of Rebel projects I have been wanting to sell. Might be awhile before I can get everything organized for sale. The Rebel is one of my favorite planes (well, next to my 172). This the Rebel I am flying. PM me...
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    LS3 FWF prices

    Well heck, then you know all about weight and balance! If your dream is a mega beast Super Cub, by all means go ahead. Heck, I would like to follow the progress and see how it works out. Take a look at Patey's 'Scrappy', Sort of a Super Cub on serious steroids with an 8-cylinder 720 Lyc. Where...
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    LS3 FWF prices

    From your questions and comments, I will guess you are fairly new to aviation. But questions are how a person learns. An airplane has many variables, but weight and balance are one of it's biggest issues that need to be considered. All the ideas of mega HP engines people want, have serious...
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    Roomy high wing options?

    Comp-Aire on BS right now.
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    Avid Magnum

    I also know someone looking. Post some photos and an asking price.
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    Flaps or flaperons

    I'm no aeronautical engineer, but my son is an aerospace engineer...or as he says, yes I am a Rocket scientist. LOL Anyway, from a personal and flyer aspect, I always refer to my experience in a Kitfox and Murphy Rebel, of which I own and fly. The Murphy Rebel is designed to be built either...
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    Flaps or flaperons

    Take a look at the Kitfox of Murphy Rebel. While the Rebel can be built with split flaps/ailerons, the majority of them are built with flapperons. Both aircraft type fly great with flapperons. I have flown in both types. Currently flying a Rebel and its a pretty stable aircraft with great...
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    Yes, what Bob said!! Or find a Champ, Chief, Taylorcraft, etc. that seemingly sips fuel, plus you can get TW endorsed at the same time. If your stuck on nosewheels, you can find Ercoupes for reasonable prices also. What's your goal and final mission? Beat around the patch, backcountry, cross...
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    I've got a couple of Rebel projects if you are interested.

    I've got a couple of Rebel projects if you are interested.
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    Murphy Rebel 50%, Prince George B.C. $13,000US or add O-320

    Since Ardnet has sold his, I won't be stepping on his toes. I have a couple of Rebel projects if anyone is interested. Like him, I have one close to completion, so the other two projects are going to be listed soon.
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    kitfox vs highlander

    Wow, old thread getting revived!! Owned a Kitfox IV and it is a nice little plane, not the most spacious of airplanes but great little planes. If it wasn't for all the hype from the STOL type videos, I doubt that Kitfoxes would be as popular as they are. They have been improved over the years...
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    Picking a Plane

    Murphy is NOT out of business! You can consider a Rebel also, as it has been made as a 3-seater. But a used Super Rebel or Moose is the heavy hauler. Always wanted one but fuel burn is out of what I am comfortable with since I mainly fly solo. As much as you 'think' you will be flying with your...
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    Truer words have never been spoken!! I have adhered to this always. Even though I have had other planes over the years, I always had a flying plane, which was the 172. I also have a RANS S-7 that I keep at my private strip, so I won't be without a plane while I try to finish up the Murphy...
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    Hey Bill!! Yes sir, I still have the 172. Such a good old reliable plane. Really hard to beat a 172 for all around use. I know I will be a little heartbroken to see it go but, I just have too many projects and age is creeping up on me. I had contemplated selling it, but the spousal unit got...
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    Six Subaru Powered Airplanes

    I've got a damaged Murphy Rebel that was flown 300+ hours before the new owner damaged the plane. No fault of the engine. ANother one of my projects that needs to be sold. :)