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    probably had better leverage than I did...

    probably had better leverage than I did...
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    Charley never finished the float testing part of...

    Charley never finished the float testing part of the STC for some reason? Fed told me he wouldn’t field approve...
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    What happened to the Sea-Air STC? Aero Engines...

    What happened to the Sea-Air STC? Aero Engines bought it and ? Charley Center had an install PA-18 (160hp) no floats though.
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    What year cub and who did the last overhaul on...

    What year cub and who did the last overhaul on the fuselage? Big difference in going through a fifties cub and a seventies model. How much time on the airframe?
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    My next door neighbor Glenn Wyatt was doing an...

    My next door neighbor Glenn Wyatt was doing an inspection on a brand new Cessna 185, it had ferry time only on it. In the right outboard wing was a rivet gun and bucking bars courtesy of Cessna...
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    Why not weld two half sections of the next diam...

    Why not weld two half sections of the next diam up 4130, into an X with a square stock of the proper dimensions between, to provide a clamp on brace? You would not be welding the tubing together,...
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    Seems it would be stronger if it did intersect...

    Seems it would be stronger if it did intersect and form an ‘X’ brace, instead of a straight tube. So we design things to avoid involving the FAA’s scrutiny, instead of the best design. What size 4130...
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    With the original super cub fuel system, you...

    With the original super cub fuel system, you should be on the left tank. Which means you slip left wing high...only.
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    it is going to be 110F in Las Vegas in July! Why...

    it is going to be 110F in Las Vegas in July! Why in the world would anybody want to be there in a Super Cub?
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    Yeah I’m not sure what the message is that the...

    Yeah I’m not sure what the message is that the FAA is sending by excluding experimental installations? It’s either OK by them that your crank fails or the cost of replacing the crank isn’t important...
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    So when figuring out the whole cost basis for...

    So when figuring out the whole cost basis for replacing these cranks, they state that they didn’t include 77 experimental installations? Am I reading this right?
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    A short flexible line off the sniffer to a solid...

    A short flexible line off the sniffer to a solid line past the exhaust. An engine normally comes from the factory with an 1/8” pipe plug where the sniffer goes. Clearing a flooded engine without a...
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    If you must do a flood start, due to vapor lock....

    If you must do a flood start, due to vapor lock. The sniffle valve drains off the excess fuel from the intake or induction section of the case. Same goes for unintentional flooding during starting,...
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    Vacuum closes it and gravity opens it. You’ll...

    Vacuum closes it and gravity opens it. You’ll need a drain hole in the bottom cowl or a line attached
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    Torquing a through bolt from both ends at the...

    Torquing a through bolt from both ends at the same time is not some new revelation. The Lycoming Engine School that I attended in the mid 80s, was very adamant about following the proper torquing...
  16. Thread: Aero 2000 Skis

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    Sale pending....Skis are sold, please remove.

    Sale pending....Skis are sold, please remove.
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    I thought you were eating the wild otter! I have...

    I thought you were eating the wild otter! I have a winter hat made of otter, can’t remember hearing about anyone eating an otter though.
  18. Hageland for Mike’s last name, who originally...

    Hageland for Mike’s last name, who originally started the company. What did you do at Boeing? Do you have other skills? 500+hr pilots don’t have strong selling points, if you had an A&P or...
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    I would change the order of priorities first off....

    I would change the order of priorities first off. Put the “don’t ever hurt anyone flying” as first on the list, God will appreciate that. You are in an environment which requires carrying a lot of...
  20. Thread: Aero 2000 Skis

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    46817 Aero 2000/with Dodge springs and tail ski

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    Aero 2000/with Dodge springs and tail ski
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    Aero 2000 Skis

    Lightly used Aero 2000s for sale in Alaska (Fairbanks). Plastic was replaced and has just a few flights on it. Skis have been in dry storage for many years. Dodge springs and Aero tail ski included....
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    180F + for 20 to 30 min, to get the moisture out...

    180F + for 20 to 30 min, to get the moisture out of your oil. Remember that moisture is combining with combustion by products and is very corrosive! You donít want to run your engine for short...
  23. The white bunny boots (bata) are lifesavers on...

    The white bunny boots (bata) are lifesavers on the ice. You can get in overflow and fill the boots with ice water and your feet are still warm! When you get out of the overflow, empty the boots out...
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    This seven year old thread came back to life...

    This seven year old thread came back to life without the OP!
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    Maybe he didn’t pass his checkride seven years...

    Maybe he didn’t pass his checkride seven years ago!
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