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    11-25-2020, 08:05 PM
    Good job. You should say "I upped my oil pressure, now up yours."
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    11-25-2020, 09:03 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Bold Method... in Cafe Supercub
    I grew up flying stick & rudder, pitch & power. Still do. I feel sorry for the new crop of GA pilots who are driving airplanes because they never...
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    11-23-2020, 09:12 PM
    PerryB replied to a thread Gap seals in Modifications
    That was exactly my first impression. I liked the modest improvement in elevator authority, but the slightly increased sensitivity of the rudder put...
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    11-20-2020, 12:12 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Carb Air Temp Gauges in Cafe Supercub
    That has to be a significant factor. With regard to the first part of your post, keeping the lower cowl sealed against external air entry must help....
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    11-19-2020, 09:35 PM
    PerryB replied to a thread Carb Air Temp Gauges in Cafe Supercub
    One thing I haven't seen mentioned, with regard to carb heat, is leaning. Whenever I have to use heat, I lean to restore my EGT to around 1360,...
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    11-19-2020, 06:21 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Carb Air Temp Gauges in Cafe Supercub
    A good digital EGT is another good indicator. If it drops more than about 20 for no obvious reason, you're probably starting to develop ice.
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    11-11-2020, 09:04 AM
    It CAN be broken in successfully with the 82-41 but you better keep it at a solid 2600 in cruise to achieve a decent MP number. Manifold pressure is...
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    11-10-2020, 06:01 PM
    With a CS prop at a given throttle opening, MP actually does increase somewhat as you pull the prop back, unless you are at or near full throttle....
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    11-05-2020, 02:17 PM
    I'm German from both sides of the family. We don't lose our tempers.....
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    11-05-2020, 02:06 PM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    Ah, sorry I misunderstood. Actually the bottom half of the screw still turns just fine, just freewheeling in place. Dammit anyway....
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    11-05-2020, 11:14 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    Almost certain it was Univair, I'll have to look back through the rebuild documents.
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    11-05-2020, 11:09 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    I have a double wrap trim syatem. It doesn't slip. The screw is broken.
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    11-05-2020, 10:27 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    It broke in cruise trim. It happened apparently when I attempted to crank it up. I had no indication it broke, no "pop" through the crank, etc. Just...
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    11-05-2020, 08:24 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    I'll do that Steve. It broke right at the bottom of the yoke, just like in post #12 above. I'll put up a good pic of the fracture once I get it out....
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    11-05-2020, 12:37 AM
    Agreed, a spring flattens from losing it's temper (like me) through years of load and cycling. If annealed, re-arched and re-tempered then it's...
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    11-05-2020, 12:25 AM
    PerryB replied to a thread Broken Jackscrew in Cafe Supercub
    Well then..... mine broke this morning. I was out goofing off around the valley and it was a beautiful morning. When I got home I decided to make a...
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