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    He looks like a Romeo to me. Good looking boy! ...

    He looks like a Romeo to me. Good looking boy!

    I use a mountain theme. The last dog was McKinley. This one is Spurr.

    Welcome back. You’ve been away awhile! :)
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    Carefully bend the ears to open them up a teensy...

    Carefully bend the ears to open them up a teensy bit. Mine were too Effing tight, too.
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    I touch up using the same Imron or Aerothane used...

    I touch up using the same Imron or Aerothane used for the plane. Just make sure you use fresh catalyst. The paint never goes bad. I use paint dabbers from the auto finish store or Amazon. The dabbers...
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    Other way around. Into the perimeter and returns...

    Other way around. Into the perimeter and returns through the center. Without the backflow preventer all the filtered particles could return to the engine. When I remove a filter and make the...
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    When disassembling engines I don’t recall much...

    When disassembling engines I don’t recall much oil other than what was clinging to surfaces. My primary interest is whether it’ll purge my oil coolers. Probably not a big deal either way but I’m...
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    All pressurizing will do is push the oil though...

    All pressurizing will do is push the oil though the filter to empty it. There’s an anti-backflow valve that keeps the oil on the dirty side from draining down. No different than gravity when you...
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    You’ve never driven a punch into a filter can?

    You’ve never driven a punch into a filter can?
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    new interesting oil change tool

    If it purges my coolers Iíll be pleased. I like other items Iíve bought from ASA so I ordered one to try.

    https://antisplataero.com/products/asa-ez-oil-filter-drain
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    Stranded wire to terminal blocks

    Skup sent me a YouTube link about wire ferrules. I didnít know these existed until I watched it but I knew instantly it would solve the poor wire retention problem at my Pmags. I bought a similar kit...
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    Petrified contact cement. Everyone who strips it...

    Petrified contact cement. Everyone who strips it is confounded by it. Try enamel reducer. It worked better than anything else I tried. It was the best balance between solvent power and not...
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    The jack I posted about is particularly handy for...

    The jack I posted about is particularly handy for swapping tires to skis and vice-versa since there's space between the jack and wheel or ski. There isn't enough room to remove Fluidynes on my 180...
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    I’ve heard Wayne Mackey has tried his slats...

    I’ve heard Wayne Mackey has tried his slats lowered one inch and went back to 1/2”, but that’s second hand info. One long time slat pilot I know has tried flush and 5/8” down and he thinks 5/8” is...
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    Re: slat gust locks. Post #296 on page 8 of the...

    Re: slat gust locks. Post #296 on page 8 of the Wildcat Cub thread shows them. Mike added a longer stop screw so I can attach a UHMW disc with a wing nut to block the slat in the closed position....
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    The only way the slat brackets would abrade the...

    The only way the slat brackets would abrade the leading edges would be if there was motion. If you have movement there you need to eliminate it. Teflon tape is unnecessary and is probably a bad idea....
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    I used nut plates for my slat hangers. I thought...

    I used nut plates for my slat hangers. I thought it would be better than PK screws into the leading edge metal. Of all the slat guys I know or have talked to Iím the only one with nut plates. I...
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    Another Pirep. I picked up the Cessna gear leg...

    Another Pirep. I picked up the Cessna gear leg fixture that fits the same jack. I think the Cub jack is the best jack Iíve tried but this Cessna fixture is way, way better than anything Iíve used to...
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    OMG. It’s time for me to join Mike!

    OMG. It’s time for me to join Mike!
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    A simple ‘yes” would have sufficed.

    A simple ‘yes” would have sufficed.
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    I was careful. It’s good rye.

    I was careful. It’s good rye.
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    2nd dose of Pfizer

    Got shot #2 today. The pharmacist said thereís a chance I may feel flu-like symptoms tomorrow. I bought a bottle of Rye. I donít like leaving anything to chance. ;)
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    I think this situation is a shame. My G3X Touch...

    I think this situation is a shame. My G3X Touch is a joy to fly with.

    Re: power conditioning? Garmin recommends it. I have nonidea what the other mfgrs say. I have surge protectors and battery...
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    My favorite non-fiction book ever. Even when the...

    My favorite non-fiction book ever. Even when the best of the best go out fully prepared with the best equipment? Stuff happens. If you enjoy glaciers and winter sports this is a must-read.
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    I didn’t understand that one. An airplane has the...

    I didn’t understand that one. An airplane has the ability to scope out the area prior to landing. I’ve come over a rise on a snowmachine on a glacier to see a gaping crevasse. I barely got turned in...
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    Or like a handful of years ago when a 182 went on...

    Or like a handful of years ago when a 182 went on its back in a bog in Galena, antenna on top like every Cessna, and the 406 signal was received. None of us knows for sure what the transmit limits...
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    No secret. It’s simply nobody’s place to publish...

    No secret. It’s simply nobody’s place to publish it.
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