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Got another J-3 :-) Sold the model 12 :-(

pigpenracing

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Well I sold the Model 12 a few days ago. I sold it to a couple of great guys and I am on the insurance to fly it anytime. It hit the whole family hard when I sold the Cub and it got destroyed. I knew right away I made a mistake selling the Cub and would get another one some day. I found the perfect little Cub with a 65 on it. The airplane has 1000 TT and 70 since restoration by John Tremper in 2014. My other Cub was really nice but this one is better than new. I loved my Model 12 but a time came that I wanted the money more than the airplane. I am possibly looking for a cheap single seat Pitts to put in the hangar. A 150 horse S1C would even be fine if you guys know of any. I thought I would share some Cub pictures.
Big thanks to Tom Braymer for flying it from Ohio to Texas for me. He is a very trustworthy guy.

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smizo

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that cub is beautiful, good score. maybe hang on to this one for a year or so........ ;)
 
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After some of the biplane hot rods you've had pigpen a 150 hp S1C would not tickle you. Go for 180 hp. Wings don't matter to me as I'm not a serious aerobatic jockey.
Beautiful cub but that aileron pulley mount is pitted. Cheap from Univair.
 

StinsonPilot

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Dang...I blinked and you've changed airplanes again!

Awesome looking Cub. That's going to be my retirement project, a clipped wing version with 100hp.
 

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Still time to make the 80th anniversary fly-in on Sunday morning at Oshkosh! My son and I are flying in in my Grandpa's old Cub, kind of appropriate since he introduced me to Oshkosh in 1980.
 
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starn11gy

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Sorry to hear you sold the 12! Great looking cub!
 

IanJ

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That's a fantastic looking Cub, congrats! I definitely understand the "sold the wrong one" syndrome. I did that with a motorcycle, and didn't last a year before I switched back to the one I regretted selling.
 

Nate

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Nice.... Just don't let any flight instructors near it..
 

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That's a very nice looking cub!
I wish you were looking for a 200hp Skybolt... I know a guy who may would cut you a deal on one.
 
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