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    Colin, Your ASI is telling you to look out the...

    Colin, Your ASI is telling you to look out the window and stop looking at the instruments. 8) Do you have static ports on your pitot tube? Slipping sideways likely creates a sucking action on the...
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    I didn't either, however several members here...

    I didn't either, however several members here have stated they have used their kits.
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    Check here: https://vr3.ca/industries/aviation/...

    Check here: https://vr3.ca/industries/aviation/ They make tubing kits with the ends already cut. Several people here have reported good results at a favorable cost.
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    True but that's the way it was done for years...

    True but that's the way it was done for years before solid state was invented.
  5. I think your answer would be "sometimes" and "it...

    I think your answer would be "sometimes" and "it depends". Nowadays it's hard to tell as the FAA has stopped doing what they are supposed to be doing "Fostering and promoting aviation".
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    Banging knuckles is partially correct. Another...

    Banging knuckles is partially correct. Another answer is, it depends. It depends on the shape and number of radios. The gust lock is U​ shaped and will swing around and under some installations.
  7. PA-14 serial # 14-36 is registered as N4233H in...

    PA-14 serial # 14-36 is registered as N4233H in Eagle Idaho with a certificate issue date of 9/20/2013. No airworthiness issue date listed.
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    All -18 front sticks should go under the panel....

    All -18 front sticks should go under the panel. Originally there is a folding gust lock which grabs the top of the stick under the panel. The back stick does depend on how far back the seat moves and...
  9. Which seemed to work out right RPM or % of power?...

    Which seemed to work out right RPM or % of power?


    Were you also using 2500 rpm on your trip to Crowe bar? The increased fuel flow would indicate using more manifold pressure.
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    True, but no excuse for taking a risk with...

    True, but no excuse for taking a risk with primary controls.
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    I'll not attempt to supply you with that list, It...

    I'll not attempt to supply you with that list, It may not be all inclusive.

    Mount the socket which the stick plugs into (with the attach hardware) to a very secure upright test structure. The...
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    jimbo, On the surface this sounds like a good...

    jimbo, On the surface this sounds like a good idea. However, be absolutely certain the stick will not fail from forces you have not imagined. IF that stick should buckle while in flight, will you be...
  13. For a fixed pitch propeller powered airplane, use...

    For a fixed pitch propeller powered airplane, use the power chart which came with the plane. If the prop has been changed in pitch, diameter, profile, etc. from the original, the chart is no longer...
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    This on page 4: "Once the adhesive has had...

    This on page 4: "Once the adhesive has had sufficient time to set (usually 24 hours, longer in a cold environment) it is time to shrinkthe fabric. Apply heat with your hot air gun (never more than...
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    https://www.dandb.com/businessdirectory/paulbabcoc...

    https://www.dandb.com/businessdirectory/paulbabcock-weymouth-ma-13805172.html

    (781) 337-2453
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    FS: These two pictures are showing a patch repair to...

    These two pictures are showing a patch repair to one float.

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    These three are comparing the Montana 2200A amphibs to EDO 2000s on a PA-18 clone.

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    You questioned two different things. Perhaps I...

    You questioned two different things. Perhaps I answered them too close together?

    This is the answer to patching the hole and to shrinking it first:

    "The whole purpose of shrinking is to make...
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    You won't do that again. :lol: The trim is part...

    You won't do that again. :lol: The trim is part of the retracting flaps memory motion, automatic.
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    The whole purpose of shrinking is to make the...

    The whole purpose of shrinking is to make the fabric taught. To do this, something has to be holding the edges tight. Shrinking first just makes a crumpled up mess.
    The preshrunk tapes go over the...
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    The "Voyager" has more diameter and a different...

    The "Voyager" has more diameter and a different blade profile.
    https://hartzellprop.com/hartzell-voyager-propeller-receives-stc-for-cessna-a185e-f/

    This is the "Buccaneer".
    This one weighs 10...
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    You are joking, right??

    You are joking, right??
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    How do you know that tank was 3/4? Was the plane...

    How do you know that tank was 3/4? Was the plane parked level? Did you use a calibrated stick? Fill both tanks again, fly for 1 hour switch tanks, fill up the tank. How many gallons did it take? Now...
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    Taxes, more Taxes, Fees and insurance, the...

    Taxes, more Taxes, Fees and insurance, the largest percentage of the costs of living. Don't add it all up, you'll throw up your dinner.
  24. No, it was from BOS to HYA in 1966. Also brought...

    No, it was from BOS to HYA in 1966. Also brought him from PBI to BOS in a B-767 during the 90s. He was drunk as a skunk on this last flight. There's an amusing story which accompanies this one.
  25. I took his youngest brother for a ride in a...

    I took his youngest brother for a ride in a Comanche.
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