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    06-06-2019, 05:46 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread The Day of Days in Cafe Supercub
    The first one I remember is Capt. Walter K. Fisher my wife's uncle. I don't know exactly what he was doing on June 6, 1944 but like many pilots was...
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    06-03-2019, 06:52 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Favorite Airplane in Cafe Supercub
    My very first airplane ride was a C180 float plane at the Lake of the Ozarks dam when I was 8 or 9 in 1954/55 so it has always had a place in my...
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    06-02-2019, 09:32 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Favorite Airplane in Cafe Supercub
    Way back when young/low time in a military club I flew stuff the insurance company would have said no if I had 5X the time. O1D, T41B and Bonanza....
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    05-26-2019, 03:35 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    I understand Gary:lol: When I moved to WV my best friend sent me 1001 WV jokes. Many have a basis in fact, some were pretty nasty. Regards, ...
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    05-26-2019, 12:28 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    I spent 40 years near the ocean and the last 20 in WV......I much prefer WV! Thanks
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    05-25-2019, 06:57 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    For sure. I live in WV and airport is in Md. so when spending so many days with the airplane I'm effectively disarmed. I call it the "Peoples...
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    05-25-2019, 05:23 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Wrong-No EDM shops around here so did it the old way. Ordered a solid carbide drill that will bore through almost anything..It ate that broken drill...
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    05-19-2019, 12:41 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Thanks for the EDM post. I know of it but have never had it done before. There are a couple shops with it near here.
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    05-18-2019, 08:28 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Primer may be the issue. Been there/done that but overlooked it this time....... Worked almost 3 hours on the broken stud which is hard as glass....
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    05-18-2019, 06:36 AM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Primer is another possible issue. I did notice it wasn't working as well as usual on the last flight. I recall the J5A I use to fly had issues...
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    05-17-2019, 07:17 PM
    n40ff replied to a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    May be an exhaust leak, really managed to blow the blow proof gasket? But intakes are problematic. #3 is custom made to fit "whatever" sump was used...
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    05-17-2019, 05:53 AM
    n40ff started a thread Popping sound. in Cafe Supercub
    Don't know what's going on with the Spezio/O290? I've noticed an occasional "popping" sound, like someone lightly tapping on maybe the exhaust...
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About n40ff
Biography:
Retired Army civilian, BRL/APG, Md small arms range manager. Flying since 1971
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WV
Interests:
flying, guns, shooting
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retired
Aircraft Owned/Flown:
Spezio Tu-holer N92JM, Acroduster2 N22JM
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1W3

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