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  1. About a month ago I was doing a pre-flight on my...

    About a month ago I was doing a pre-flight on my 182 and I noticed some strings hanging out of the cowl flaps. The carb heat flange had cracked off of the air box. Be observant!
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    Here is the herd of Harleys: ...

    Here is the herd of Harleys:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN_DxtuTzlU
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    It is pretty much an orphan. Good thing they made...

    It is pretty much an orphan. Good thing they made a lot of spare parts! Oh, the joys of antique airplane!��
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    No 9 cylinder? ☹️

    No 9 cylinder? ☹️
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    I think I read someplace that the 18A had 3 ...

    I think I read someplace that the 18A had 3 notches from the factory. The 18A I owned had 3 notches.
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    I am with Web. You can get the heat you need to...

    I am with Web. You can get the heat you need to get a good sear, which is really important for great flavor on burgers and steaks. You need enough heat to get the Maillard reaction, which gives that...
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    I found some junk in the carb bowl when I drained...

    I found some junk in the carb bowl when I drained it. I ran fuel through the carb one quart at a time until no more particulate came out. I did 3 more rinses with no more junk. Cleaned the finger...
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    Makes me wonder if I should run MMO in my R-680.

    Makes me wonder if I should run MMO in my R-680.
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    I wouldn’t. Wood gets stronger with age, as long...

    I wouldn’t. Wood gets stronger with age, as long as there is no rot. Aluminum bows will take more abuse, so if you are going to do a lot of ski flying, or will be pushing on the tips, you might want...
  10. I am hoping no one suggests guards to prevent you...

    I am hoping no one suggests guards to prevent you from sticking your finger into the propeller.
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    I will let you guys know what I find when I get...

    I will let you guys know what I find when I get through all of the suggestions.

    Mike
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    484834848448485Aktango58, per your request here...

    484834848448485Aktango58, per your request here are some photos of my V-77.
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    I am using 100LL. I will drain the bowl and see...

    I am using 100LL. I will drain the bowl and see what comes out. Thank you.
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    Lycoming R-680 Experience

    I was out flying my Gullwing today and had an adrenaline raising experience. It has a Lycoming R-680-13. You can use full power for one minute on take off and then you need to pull the power back. On...
  15. Excuse me, but this is horse ****. How in the...

    Excuse me, but this is horse ****. How in the world does this help with the corona virus? Absolutely no money to where it will help.
  16. I find it much easier to get into a Supercub than...

    I find it much easier to get into a Supercub than a Citabria. FWIW
  17. The fabric would be good. The chemical portion...

    The fabric would be good. The chemical portion would not be usable. This opinion comes from experience.
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    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
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    I knew big words would not work here.

    I knew big words would not work here.
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    It would be a definite advantage in a STOL...

    It would be a definite advantage in a STOL contest. It would weigh much less than fuel tanks with gasoline. It would also eliminate the dripping sight gages that plague Super Cub affectionados.
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    You can just about guarantee the tanks will leak...

    You can just about guarantee the tanks will leak if try this stunt. Don’t do it unless you enjoy inflicting pain to yourself.
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    PVDF is also fairly resistant to solvent, bit on...

    PVDF is also fairly resistant to solvent, bit on the pricey side at close to $30 per pound.
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    All powder coatings are not created equal. There...

    All powder coatings are not created equal. There are many types; PVC, Polyester, Urethanes, PVDF, Epoxy, and others. MEK will completely destroy PVC powder.
  24. Thread: T-88 glue?

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    I built a Pietenpol airframe using T-88. I would...

    I built a Pietenpol airframe using T-88. I would clamp it from one evening to the next. I wouldn’t think you would need anymore time.
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    You, Piper and your whole family is in our...

    You, Piper and your whole family is in our prayers.
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