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    I think my deal just fell through. Sorry to get...

    I think my deal just fell through. Sorry to get your hopes up. It wasn't the money . . .
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    Of course put the brace in. No requirement for...

    Of course put the brace in. No requirement for the tank to be there. When you do put the tank in, fit the cover to make sure you have the tank laterally positioned. I didn't do that and had to...
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    Yow! Randy - tried to answer your PM, but even...

    Yow!
    Randy - tried to answer your PM, but even after erasing all but ten of my old messages it says I have too many stored and cannot answer.
    Had no idea cases had gone to three grand! I love...
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    What Mike says. Stitching before shrinking is a...

    What Mike says. Stitching before shrinking is a prescription for disaster - or at least wavy ribs.

    Also,if using Stits or Ceconite, at least dope a 2" area around ribs before stitching, and run...
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    Dry, heated hangar? Fly it. Probably go to TBO...

    Dry, heated hangar? Fly it. Probably go to TBO and beyond.
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    I am trying to buy a Divco overhauled C90 case. ...

    I am trying to buy a Divco overhauled C90 case. If I get it I will trade even for the equivalent - c-85-12 or C-90-12. Not probable; depends on several other folks - deadline is Wednesday. I'll...
  7. Be careful about claiming a residence to reduce...

    Be careful about claiming a residence to reduce insurance rates. Make sure that somewhere in your policy there are words that let you live in texas and operate in Alaska seven months out of the...
  8. Thread: T-88 glue?

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    Thanks. I will be cautious!

    Thanks. I will be cautious!
  9. Yeah, I am staying here. The nice folks at San...

    Yeah, I am staying here. The nice folks at San Diego tax division greet me like an old friend when I take the display records in. Even the Decathlon is exempt.

    San Diego is getting crowded. Our...
  10. Thread: T-88 glue?

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    T-88 glue?

    Building a wingtip bow. First laminations are done.
    The side of the box says "cures overnight". The back of the box says "cures in 72 hours".

    Should I wait 72 hours before unclamping for more...
  11. In California, everything you buy is subject to a...

    In California, everything you buy is subject to a "use tax". It is the same as a sales tax, only the buyer pays. Merchants charge sales tax; occasional sellers do not. They might ask . . . you are...
  12. Thread: Bungees

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    Shops are now changing them at five year...

    Shops are now changing them at five year intervals. I have a machine that takes them off and replaces them, so I get the five year old leftovers. My machine has a hard time with the Hydrasorb...
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    A UV barrier really ought to block sunlight. No,...

    A UV barrier really ought to block sunlight. No, his aircraft was covered using the Ceconite process in the 1970s. I got him to smear some Ekofill in the worst spots.
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    You do know how lucky you are to have good...

    You do know how lucky you are to have good original ribs?
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    We lose the back and underneath of the left gear...

    We lose the back and underneath of the left gear leg first, then see hairline cracks on both gear legs, followed by the stabilizers and wing trailing edge in the slip stream, and finally after a very...
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    A long time ago cotton fabric was tested using a...

    A long time ago cotton fabric was tested using a Seyboth or Maule tester. As far as I can tell, the only legal test for Dacron is to cut a strip out, take the dope off, and give it a pull test. ...
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    Certification has more to do with the...

    Certification has more to do with the manufacturer than with the equipment. My Decathlon has full gyros, a glide slope receiver, and a sweep second hand clock. It would take a lot op extra...
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    I practice, and teach, turnbacks. Four hundred...

  19. Thread: Tool Advice

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    Some modern auto engines have that problem. ...

    Some modern auto engines have that problem. Snap-On might be the solution. I have mostly dirt-bag tools, but once in a while I need to spring for a $20 screwdriver when the truck pulls in.
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    I am a SAFE member precisely for that insurance. ...

    I am a SAFE member precisely for that insurance. I carry a million liability. It is roughly twice what my Cub liability costs. It does not work in my own aircraft. It only works in experimentals...
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    I admire you guys. Drilling those holes while...

    I admire you guys. Drilling those holes while the spar is in the wing takes great skill, and probably a really good jig.
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    How do you slide the new spar in there with the...

    How do you slide the new spar in there with the ribs still attached to the rear spar? Gonna add the plywood plates after sliding it in?
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    Avemco was always good to me - took time to...

    Avemco was always good to me - took time to answer all my questions. But I save around $800/year on two airplanes by using a broker. If the AIG and similar underwriters get crazy about this age...
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    This deserves repeating. I am sending it to...

    This deserves repeating. I am sending it to friends who are looking at O-290 airplanes. I am sort of aware of the overhaul problem but Steve states it succinctly.

    90 hp Super Cub is a great...
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    Yeah. I think Cleveland wants to buy Grove out. ...

    Yeah. I think Cleveland wants to buy Grove out. Airplanes are Robbie's hobby and passion. All our Cubs are Grove-equipped. I hold field approvals for Aeronca installations as well as J3 and Super...
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