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Re: Govenment Bug

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  • yankee_auslander
    From what i understand all government bugs are designated as J-36. Not all are Lightning bug styled though that seems to be the most popular. Apparently
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 5 6:51 AM
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      From what i understand all government bugs are designated as J-36.
      Not all are Lightning bug styled though that seems to be the most popular.
      Apparently manufacturers were allowed some liberties (unlike the R-390 where they were all basically clones of the Collins). A Bunnell J-36 uses a cast frame and Champ style damper.
      Peace,
      Bob AB2CF

      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Stew" <ke4yh@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi all,
      > I just received a Vibroplex champion that has a government (Navy) part number on the base. All the J36's I've seen were Lightning Bugs.
      > Would the Champion still be considered a J36 or, does it have it's own designator?
      > 73,
      > Stew ke4yh
      >
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