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    Didn't need the strobes, he needed turn signals....

    Didn't need the strobes, he needed turn signals. Great Job!

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    How about powder and primers? Pretty scarce right...

    How about powder and primers? Pretty scarce right now and tough to get shipped.

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    Ok, if you need to compare measured readings, the...

    Ok, if you need to compare measured readings, the ONLY alternator to compare to is another L-40. I'd suggest downloading a copy of B&C's troubleshooting guide and following it. I've attached a...
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    Weight is weight. Save it where you can. Lose the...

    Weight is weight. Save it where you can. Lose the back seat, rear stick, AND use the CF stick.

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    Start with the moustache . . . . Does 'multi...

    Start with the moustache . . . .

    Does 'multi faceted' mean that you like both kinds of music (country AND western)?

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    Here's a chart from CAR3 for this. Web

    Here's a chart from CAR3 for this.

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  7. Instead of looking at a power chart, why not use...

    Instead of looking at a power chart, why not use the minimum throttle setting that will keep you in the air? Then monitor the fuel flow with the gauge to see how long before a fuel stop. I just don't...
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    Ha! Web

    Ha!

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    I agree whole heartedly about the idea of the...

    I agree whole heartedly about the idea of the composite stick. But I would NEVER install one before I had some kind of data to prove the strength. I.e. manufacturer's data for the tube or make one up...
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    One of the worst places to mount a radio in a Cub...

    One of the worst places to mount a radio in a Cub type aircraft. In the way of the stick, probably in the way of the gust lock, and hard to read and manipulate the radio.

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    Bang their knuckles. Web

    Bang their knuckles.

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  12. If getting the most out of each gallon of gas is...

    If getting the most out of each gallon of gas is the priority, it seems like a fuel flow gauge would be more useful than a chart.

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  13. Thread: Audio panel

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    I'll see what I can find. May not be home...

    I'll see what I can find.

    May not be home made. The face panel looks well made and Cessna 'audio panels' from the factory were just a row of switches for several years

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    My thought is the guys that remove the off side...

    My thought is the guys that remove the off side stick so a newbie can't grab it. If your stick fails then? I have a customer that had a Cub stick come off the stub during climb out. He could not...
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    What's the back side look like? It looks to me...

    What's the back side look like? It looks to me like just a row of switches and not a true 'audio panel'. Year/model of Cherokee?

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    Cool idea but are there any specs that back that...

    Cool idea but are there any specs that back that up? Carbon fiber is incredibly strong in tension bit the stick will not be used in tension. There is a spec on tubing that tells how much force it...
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    I'd have to see the patch 'in action' to believe...

    I'd have to see the patch 'in action' to believe it's as simple as sticking it on over a hole. Maybe if the damage was limited to a certain diameter or if you had access to the backside of the...
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    Ok, walk me through your process. If I have a...

    Ok, walk me through your process.

    If I have a hole in the fabric, the area immediately surrounding the hole is going to be loose. The standard practice is to glue/sew a patch over the hole. At...
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    We don't have sheriffs in Alaska. :lol: Web

    We don't have sheriffs in Alaska. :lol:

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  20. The 'ID' code is usually the hex code. That's a...

    The 'ID' code is usually the hex code. That's a 16 digit, alpha numeric code. It will be located on the data tag on the unit, on the box it came in, and on the paperwork that was in the box.

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  21. New ELT? Where's the box and paperwork? It should...

    New ELT? Where's the box and paperwork? It should be on there.

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    Kinda like your old dogs when you bring home that...

    Kinda like your old dogs when you bring home that new puppy.

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    Know FAR part 43 inside and out. Also get a copy...

    Know FAR part 43 inside and out. Also get a copy of CAR3 and CAR4 and understand that aircraft certified under these regs are, by law, maintained in accordance with these and NOT part 23. As for the...
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    Make the forward and aft edges with about 3/4"...

    Make the forward and aft edges with about 3/4" overhang. Then put some thin foam under the overhang to kill the wind.

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  25. Thread: E-Cub

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    Approximately 450 gallon capacity. Claim was...

    Approximately 450 gallon capacity. Claim was about 10 miles to the gallon. That's about all I can find at the moment. I do remember reading that he had enough fuel on board over Paris, that he...
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