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    Would be great to see a picture…the paperwork...

    Would be great to see a picture…the paperwork states the pilot needed to land to release, most likely for inflight CG issues? I’ll check when I return home…
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    I know this is an old post, however I have a 58...

    I know this is an old post, however I have a 58 PA18A that worked off floats in the 1960s. It had special tanks fitted on the floats and was used for stocking fish in lakes on Kodak Island.(Per log...
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    Just finished disassembling a 1956 PA18A...

    Just finished disassembling a 1956 PA18A today….and didn’t see anything like that…
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    Very Nice!

    Very Nice!
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    I omitted the silk and have one small leak…I...

    I omitted the silk and have one small leak…I would use the silk if I do another engine…
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    Are you selling the brake mock-up? Nice looking…

    Are you selling the brake mock-up? Nice looking…
  7. Thread: J-5 o320 337

    by J5Ron
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    Simply take an N number of a J5 that is know to...

    Simply take an N number of a J5 that is know to have a 0320 in in…write the FAA and request the logs they have on file, then you can review what has actually been approved and how it was...
  8. Thread: J-5 o320 337

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    N35415 , A J5 owned by Kyle Irving in Alaska has...

    N35415 , A J5 owned by Kyle Irving in Alaska has one, along with flaps as well…nice looking 5…
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    Aviation Scammers!

    It seems that nothing in this world is sacred…scrolling through Barnstormers and saw these add…Kinda a sad state of affairs….

    O360-LYCOMING 4 CYLINDER • $8,000 • BUYER BEWARE - THIS AD WAS POSTED...
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    I’ve spent some time reviewing this in my head…a...

    I’ve spent some time reviewing this in my head…a couple added notes…

    I did notice oil temp start to climb prior to this incident.

    I did check fuel flow after the first incident…both tanks...
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    Thought I would follow up…was a beautiful day...

    Thought I would follow up…was a beautiful day here in Valdez…so decided to fire up…flew nearly two hours, trouble free, carb ice free, engine stumble free…plane ran great and seemed to produce plenty...
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    Av Gas…100LL,

    Av Gas…100LL,
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    [QUOTE=aktango58;811069]Hmmm, I do wonder what...

    [QUOTE=aktango58;811069]Hmmm, I do wonder what engine you have in what plane with your story.

    0320 Wide Deck, Bracket Air Filter, 10:1 pistons, Catto Prop.
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    2350 as noted…had not used carb heat in the last...

    2350 as noted…had not used carb heat in the last 15-20 min…
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    Carb Ice- ENGINE SHUT DOWN

    Has anyone ever had carb ice shut then engine down? Engine stumbled for a second or two then off…pulled carb heat, pumped gas a time or two, the engine re-started…

    Evening flight
    45-50 degrees, ...
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    I extended my cord of my flaps by 2.5" WITH GOOD...

    I extended my cord of my flaps by 2.5" WITH GOOD RESULTS...also extended inboard...exp PA12ish
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    PA12 is a great plane...150 hp versions are nice,...

    PA12 is a great plane...150 hp versions are nice, but don’t overlook a 12 equipped with a 0-235...A J5 is a nice flying plane as well and is essentially a early version 12...good luck!
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    “is the rest of the world dying at a horribly...

    “is the rest of the world dying at a horribly higher rates of Colon Cancer?” YES! The Unites States isn’t even in the top twenty five... remember...this is a good post, regardless of tone, humor...
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    I think Keller Flaps improve the slat....with...

    I think Keller Flaps improve the slat....with that said I have original style flaps, extended inboard and added three inches cord wise...when doing real world, back country landings in rougher...
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    Denny, with Catto 84x37 prop without slats,...

    Denny, with Catto 84x37 prop without slats, 92/93...With Slats 87...
    Running a 84/36 Catto now...82 with slats...

    As for nut plates, I used PK Screws...no issues yet...I do take mine off once in...
  21. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Hopefully the video and photos don’t get...

    Hopefully the video and photos don’t get uploaded...sometimes these things should stay a bit private...if pilot and owners like to share, then great...good not to speculate! Thankful things turned...
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    I certainly appreciate your post, an trust me...I...

    I certainly appreciate your post, an trust me...I know...at 52 in 2018, and after 28 years of teaching and coaching I decided to retire. Two weeks later, I was set back during a random check up to...
  23. So...if said STC and PMA product doesn’t actually...

    So...if said STC and PMA product doesn’t actually fit...shouldn’t the STC be review and pulled? With people having to jump through so many hoops to get STCs, should they truly work as prescribed...
  24. Thread: Ski Rigging

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    Sometimes, the perspective of the viewer may be...

    Sometimes, the perspective of the viewer may be the reason skis may not look accurately rigged...how does the rigging look here? 53969
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    Tailwheel up also helps prevent the tail from...

    Tailwheel up also helps prevent the tail from taking damage and getting bent...
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