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    That still would require adequate structure in...

    That still would require adequate structure in the fuselage to absorb the loads.
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    No apology necessary. I too have installed...

    No apology necessary. I too have installed Wetherhead adjustable check valve vents which worked great with a separate reservoir. However, I hesitate to mention that here because they are finicky to...
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    Not accurate, that was not a vented modification....

    Not accurate, that was not a vented modification. They must be closed to function. That modification was for a separate reservoir with bleeding valves. Just an easy method of adding or subtracting...
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    This is standard procedure. Any promises to buy...

    This is standard procedure. Any promises to buy now certify later don't happen. Not just Sensenich, but with anyone. The FAA's blessings don't start until the ink on the certification signature is...
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    dga, Which version of the lithium battery are...

    dga,
    Which version of the lithium battery are you referring to? The EarthX claims this: "The EarthX batteries use cells made of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) chemistry that was developed in the...
  6. That's a crack, look again. It has moved away...

    That's a crack, look again. It has moved away from the weld into the flat metal.
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    Don't confuse an -18 with a -12. The -12 has a...

    Don't confuse an -18 with a -12. The -12 has a big heavy gear truss built into the fuselage where the -18 does not. The seaplane fitting on a -12 resembles a flat spring gear. So a -12 would have...
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    The lake has frozen over and the ice gone out...

    The lake has frozen over and the ice gone out three times so far this winter. It doesn't even get solid enough for the birds to walk on it. It's beginning to look like winter is not coming this year....
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    How do you determine the tires are inflated? My...

    How do you determine the tires are inflated? My truck and car have a pressure readout for each tire. Is this system available for planes now?
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    This is what EarthX has to say....

    This is what EarthX has to say.
    https://earthxbatteries.com/engine-compartment-battery-installations
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    Why didn't the person who sold you the floats...

    Why didn't the person who sold you the floats give you the fittings which belonged to them? Those fittings belong to the floats, not the airplane.
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    What are the odds it had the aural gear warning...

    What are the odds it had the aural gear warning system which gets silenced and ignored?
  13. Amazing, just imagine the aerodynamic forces...

    Amazing, just imagine the aerodynamic forces acting on the airframe at those speeds. It's a wonder it stayed together with no flutter.
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    Tri Pacers used to be cheap enough to chop up and...

    Tri Pacers used to be cheap enough to chop up and modify. The Producer was the result, which seems to be the answer to your question. ...
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    I just don't see the opening in the firewall. It...

    I just don't see the opening in the firewall. It must be hidden close to the battery? If so, I would make a deflector just for safety's sake to keep the heat away from the battery.
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    Are you going to install cabin heat?

    Are you going to install cabin heat?
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    This is what I did. I live under a class B...

    This is what I did. I live under a class B umbrella where transponders and ADS-B out are required. So....... I am exempt. Recharged the battery every once in a while. One day I was flying out over...
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    As long as you are aware the airplane must never...

    As long as you are aware the airplane must never have been certificated With an engine driven electrical generator !!! Once done you can/may not go back. You can not chose in the future to remove...
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    If you still feel the need to generate...

    If you still feel the need to generate electricity, use a wind driven source. You are still exempt from the transponder and ADSB requirements since the source is not engine driven. Engine driven is...
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    I had orange peel issues with the finish coats at...

    I had orange peel issues with the finish coats at 65 degrees. Better luck at 70+.
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    Husker77, Pay attention to what these fellows...

    Husker77,
    Pay attention to what these fellows have said. High time airline pilots have big egos, often looking down their noses at the little bug smashers. Yes they do have a lot of hours and...
  22. Thread: Slip/Skid

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    Holy Moly! I would have guessed the opposite.

    Holy Moly! I would have guessed the opposite.
  23. If this just started happening in the cold...

    If this just started happening in the cold weather, richen the idle mixture a turn.
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    Randy, The exhaust ingression to the cockpit...

    Randy,
    The exhaust ingression to the cockpit generally comes in through the openings at the tail, then migrates forward. The cockpit due to the shape of the fuselage, creates a slightly lower air...
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    The clamp on float fittings are part of the set...

    The clamp on float fittings are part of the set of floats when they come from the manufacturer. They are also dependent on which make and model floats you are using. It is not a big deal to install...
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