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    Also the diaphragm can deform resulting in excess...

    Also the diaphragm can deform resulting in excess pedal travel. That's why pumping from below can be effective.
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    EAA has good flight test procedures to establish parameters for YOUR airplane.
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    Maybe a thermostatic heat gun, like prescribed by...

    Maybe a thermostatic heat gun, like prescribed by Oratex? Just thinking out loud - - -
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    One of my best buddies is retired Reeve Capt. ...

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    I made a plywood form to match the inner ribs,...

    I made a plywood form to match the inner ribs, then hammer-formed the channels. Fine tuned with the wings in place and straight edge between inner ribs and over the fuselage, then tacked the...
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    Piper drawing 42682 ...

    Piper drawing 42682 http://www.supercubproject.com/drawings/pdfs/A3290688.pdf
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    I've heard it said that the vert stab stitches...

    I've heard it said that the vert stab stitches pull out no matter what, but I disagree. I don't recall how many I put in, three or four, but they've never pulled out. As stated above, full length...
  8. Pretty sure I've seen the rubber stitched to the...

    Pretty sure I've seen the rubber stitched to the fairing with safety wire.
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    I've used lacquer thinner, and it works - sorta. ...

    I've used lacquer thinner, and it works - sorta. Like you say, flashes off quickly. Stewarts glue is one tough glue.
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    Yes. Note the transverse shear graph referenced...

    Yes. Note the transverse shear graph referenced above, then add to that the internal shear imputed from the moment diagram. For me, I wouldn't be making big holes without careful analysis or...
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    See figure 18. And superimpose the compressive...

    See figure 18. And superimpose the compressive load inboard of the strut attachment onto this. From https://engineering.purdue.edu/~ce474/Docs/DA6-BeamFormulas.pdf

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    Yes, that sounds troubling to me.

    Yes, that sounds troubling to me.
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    Budget permitting, an RV10 might be sweet.

    Budget permitting, an RV10 might be sweet.
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    Make sure theyre well bled, and pump em up from...

    Make sure theyre well bled, and pump em up from below. I used an oil can with a piece of tygon tube to the bleeder fitting to get a bit of preload.
  15. Maybe. The 4130 box tube I've seen has sharp...

    Maybe. The 4130 box tube I've seen has sharp corners, not radiused. That may or may not be a stress concentration issue. Sounds like an Owner Produced Part candidate though. Get some 4130...
  16. Yes, that. Mere appearance of potential...

    Yes, that. Mere appearance of potential impropriety can bite. And a kid who doesn't like his/her grade can 'say things'. I didn't teach as long as Marty did, but I was very, very careful about...
  17. Yeah, what a shame, based on a few miscreants. ...

    Yeah, what a shame, based on a few miscreants. I was a boy scout, and our leaders were fantastic gentlemen who gave a great deal of their time and energy helping us develop outdoor skills via...
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    Sticky: Link didn't work for me. Here are two - - ...

    Link didn't work for me. Here are two - -

    https://www.eye-n-sky.net/webcam/SulphurCreek/SulphurCreek-East.jpg

    https://www.eye-n-sky.net/webcam/SulphurCreek/SulphurCreek-South.jpg
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    Once the buggers figure out they can breech the...

    Once the buggers figure out they can breech the fence and the other side makes it worthwhile, the darn fence is merely an inconvenience to them. I had a couple of confirmed fence breakers at one...
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    Dropped in with trees on approach end? Damn,...

    Dropped in with trees on approach end? Damn, sorry!
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    My switches and breakers are in the main panel.

    My switches and breakers are in the main panel.
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    I did have a friend who made up a ground-drive...

    I did have a friend who made up a ground-drive baler. He said it worked fine, but I think it would be a bitch in heavy hay.

    My son baling with Amos and Sandy-...
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    Looks to me like there's an engine on the...

    Looks to me like there's an engine on the right-front. I've baled many thousands of bales with a team like that.
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    Part of the original -12's speed advantage is the...

    Part of the original -12's speed advantage is the landing gear configuration. Much less stuff hanging out in the prop wash. Also had nice fairings at gear and struts. Mine even had wheel...
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