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    "Neither version had outlets on the forward side...

    "Neither version had outlets on the forward side of the tanks."

    Yeah, when I bought my 12 in 1975 it was stock configuration - no header and no forward port in either tank. I wanted to see how...
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    Agree. My -12 has a forward port on the left...

    Agree. My -12 has a forward port on the left tank and is headerless. Never a problem. It's placarded "left tank for takeoff and landing".
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    Thanks Eric, Best Buy has good deals and generous...

    Thanks Eric, Best Buy has good deals and generous return terms right now, so I'll give that a try. I bought a Mini6 to replace my ailing Samsung S2. I like the GP features on it, but it's...
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    What are opinions for the best 8" Android tablet...

    What are opinions for the best 8" Android tablet for running Garmin Pilot?
  5. Are those your wings Marty?

    Are those your wings Marty?
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    Correct. I dont recall what the standard...

    Correct. I dont recall what the standard oversize increments are, but it seems the larger of the two was .030 (1/32)
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    In this case, new bolts and epoxy, all supplied...

    In this case, new bolts and epoxy, all supplied by Landing Gear Works in Renton. My understanding is that there is no "approved" repair for damaged bolt holes. However - if it were mine and if...
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    For the doublers, just use superposition -...

    For the doublers, just use superposition - assuming the doublers are well bonded to the primary structure.

    Please shoot me an email - I know I had yours at one time, but somehow now I don't. ...
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    Sounds like you're approaching this in a...

    Sounds like you're approaching this in a reasonable way - I wonder if there are planes out there with a span-wise wing loading similar to your -14 and that have wood spars you could compare to. ...
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    Yes. We've now determined that the noise is...

    Yes. We've now determined that the noise is tailwheel head casting rotationally releasing on the stinger. Slight wear on the bolt holes is allowing rotation. It only manifests with a big...
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    Thanks guys, that's what we're discovering from a...

    Thanks guys, that's what we're discovering from a variety of creditable sources. I always appreciate the contributions here!
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    Yes it has, thanks.

    Yes it has, thanks.
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    C-180 Tailwheel Stinger Noise

    Nope, not mine - for a neighbor buddy.

    '71 C180H. When the plane is shoved back and forth laterally at the tail (has to be vigorous) with the tailwheel in trail, there is a sharp...
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    Web insisted that I run an independent ground...

    Web insisted that I run an independent ground wire from alternator case to regulator case when I was experiencing overvoltage. He was right - cured the problem.
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    Also the diaphragm can deform resulting in excess...

    Also the diaphragm can deform resulting in excess pedal travel. That's why pumping from below can be effective.
  16. EAA has good flight test procedures to establish...

    EAA has good flight test procedures to establish parameters for YOUR airplane.
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    Maybe a thermostatic heat gun, like prescribed by...

    Maybe a thermostatic heat gun, like prescribed by Oratex? Just thinking out loud - - -
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    One of my best buddies is retired Reeve Capt. ...

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    I made a plywood form to match the inner ribs,...

    I made a plywood form to match the inner ribs, then hammer-formed the channels. Fine tuned with the wings in place and straight edge between inner ribs and over the fuselage, then tacked the...
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    Piper drawing 42682 ...

    Piper drawing 42682 http://www.supercubproject.com/drawings/pdfs/A3290688.pdf
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    I've heard it said that the vert stab stitches...

    I've heard it said that the vert stab stitches pull out no matter what, but I disagree. I don't recall how many I put in, three or four, but they've never pulled out. As stated above, full length...
  22. Pretty sure I've seen the rubber stitched to the...

    Pretty sure I've seen the rubber stitched to the fairing with safety wire.
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    I've used lacquer thinner, and it works - sorta. ...

    I've used lacquer thinner, and it works - sorta. Like you say, flashes off quickly. Stewarts glue is one tough glue.
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    Yes. Note the transverse shear graph referenced...

    Yes. Note the transverse shear graph referenced above, then add to that the internal shear imputed from the moment diagram. For me, I wouldn't be making big holes without careful analysis or...
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    See figure 18. And superimpose the compressive...

    See figure 18. And superimpose the compressive load inboard of the strut attachment onto this. From https://engineering.purdue.edu/~ce474/Docs/DA6-BeamFormulas.pdf

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