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1946 Piper J-3 Cub. Total airframe time 2800 hours. Airframe restored and re-covered 1991 with Randolf butyrate and nitrate dopes. Aluminum spars. Serial number 17790. Annual/100 hour inspection done Oct. 8, 2019. Continental C-85 had a major overhaul in 1970 and now has 1600 hours. In 2005 (engine time at 1350 hrs) we installed 2 new cylinders and repaired the other 2 (sort-of a top overhaul). Compression in all 4 cylinders is 78/80 to 79/80. New Slick magnetos in 1995. Macauley CF7142 propeller overhauled in 1996 (was polished aluminum finish – now painted); total prop time now 550 hours. NAS3A carb overhauled in 2006 (250 hours on it). New landing gear bungees in 2015. The engine uses about 1 litre of oil every 10 hours. Additional 53 litre fuel tank in right wing (plumbed to feed main tank after a shut-off valve). Cub style instruments. Rear seat shoulder harness. Pointer Sentry 3000-10 121.5 ELT (needs annual certification). External VHF comm antenna wired to rear seat area for a hand-held VHF. No radios or electrical system. Portable 12 volt intercom on rear seat floor. We have most U.S. logs from 1946 to 1972, and all Canadian logs since it was imported from the U.S. in 1972. Asking $38,000 CDN. (519) 469-3874 (not a cell phone!)

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  • Ad ID: 12163

  • Added: March 5, 2020

  • Sale Price: 38,000.00

  • Location: Canada

  • State: Ontario

  • Phone: 519 469-3874

  • Views: 1191


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