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    Drip. Drip. Drip. Is there anyone on here that...

    Drip. Drip. Drip. Is there anyone on here that does not have a Champ or a Cub in a back hangar on their airport with gas stains down the cowling and a puddle on the floor because the owner forgot to...
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    Perhaps a piece of fire sleeve or other steel...

    Perhaps a piece of fire sleeve or other steel type sleeve would help mitigate that problem Randy.
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    Not that I recall. The lawnmower story was a good...

    Not that I recall. The lawnmower story was a good one although it needed more mowers
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    A wise old fellow told me one time that if your...

    A wise old fellow told me one time that if your gonna tell a bear story make sure there's lots of bears in it. This one needs more lawnmowers
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    The only benefit I have seen in going from an...

    The only benefit I have seen in going from an 0235 to an 0320 is the ability to purchase 2 gallons more per hour. I predict a painful cost increase in gas, soon. If the cost of 0235 cylinders was...
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    Datum actuators are $500 each, American, at least...

    Datum actuators are $500 each, American, at least for the 2000s. Progressive Automations PA-10 that Oli bought are $179. The PA-17, rated at 800 lbs is $305. The PAs can be retrofitted easily to...
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    https://www.askbob.aero/content/aircraft-control-c...

    https://www.askbob.aero/content/aircraft-control-cable-comparison-wear-behavior-stainless-and-galvanized-carbon-steel
  8. The FAA PAFI initiative took a nose dive when...

    The FAA PAFI initiative took a nose dive when Shell failed to meet the standards leaving Swift Fuel as the only viable supplier. IMO had Shell provided an unleaded fuel that met the standard we would...
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    Not a new problem.

    Not a new problem.
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    Cut a slot out in the side of the mounting hole....

    Cut a slot out in the side of the mounting hole. No need to disassemble the valve
  11. Thread: uAvionix AV 30

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    very much less than impressed with the D3...

    very much less than impressed with the D3 synthetic vision. Perhaps unfair comparing it with FF but I would guess maybe 10 or 15% as much detail?
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    The 1950 airplanes, registrations ending in a K...

    The 1950 airplanes, registrations ending in a K are PA-18s. Some got changed to PA-18-105s or PA-18-105 Specials because, in my opinion, various owners filled out a registration application...
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    https://www.hiwin.com/linear-actuators.html ...

    https://www.hiwin.com/linear-actuators.html Datum uses the LAN4 series. At least on some skis.
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    https://www.progressiveautomations.com/products/he...

    https://www.progressiveautomations.com/products/heavy-duty-linear-actuator. I have not used these yet but It is what I am going to with the next failure of my current ones. Available in lengths of...
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    Originally from John Schwaner at Sacramento Sky...

    Originally from John Schwaner at Sacramento Sky Ranch https://www.askbob.aero/content/aircraft-control-cable-comparison-wear-behavior-stainless-and-galvanized-carbon-steel
  16. Thread: Titan XP 340

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    Can you say “black market”?

    Can you say “black market”?
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    Did you happen to weigh the stainless shroud?

    Did you happen to weigh the stainless shroud?
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    It does not. 100% cabin heat under the shroud

    It does not. 100% cabin heat under the shroud
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    I will pass that along

    I will pass that along
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    This? Not my airplane and am not certain they are...

    This? Not my airplane and am not certain they are the same part
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    There is a set of 2000’s on my airport. They are...

    There is a set of 2000’s on my airport. They are the same physical size as the 2500’s according to the website. He gave up trying to use 7:00’s and settled on 6:00’s. The travel in the actuator is...
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    Circa 1930’s hydro electric generator

    Circa 1930’s hydro electric generator
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    We used them on bearings that supported equipment...

    We used them on bearings that supported equipment not quite as pretty as this. 😂
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    Babbit scrapers

    Babbit scrapers
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    I assume FF will work just fine with a 1750 lb GW...

    I assume FF will work just fine with a 1750 lb GW airplane. Would not accept my 1500 lb airplane. Probably will not accept your 2000 lb airplane for the same reason. It seems to think all PA-18’s are...
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