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    Tell us how the first flight goes....I'm with...

    Tell us how the first flight goes....I'm with Stewart.....It's very exciting....I did mine off a 2000' strip with a cliff on each end.....I would have had time for one touchdown after takeoff if...
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    My Ex 11 has wood ribs, except in tank bays and...

    My Ex 11 has wood ribs, except in tank bays and by strut attach areas which are actual Piper ribs. I also have aluminum Piper Spars
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    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/a92...

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/a920.php?clickkey=66687
    here is what I used…then a threaded fork
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    I did similar to Jeff but put a pushrod type into...

    I did similar to Jeff but put a pushrod type into the baggage compartment actuated by same Ray Allen Servo. It is a sheathed pushrod I bought from Aircraft Spruce. It works very well and is a hollow...
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    Yes….Thank You!

    Yes….Thank You!
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    Crank Case Breather wicking

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    so here’s an odd deal….my breather hose is wicking oil seemingly out the pores of the hose itself. This happens while it sits idle in my heated hangar….I wipe it off, come back the next day,...
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    Looks pretty cool. I’m sure touching it in person...

    Looks pretty cool. I’m sure touching it in person and seeing how it works would quiet many questions we have….you can only tell so much from a picture. I like it.
  8. Thread: Summit Skis

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    These brackets are made of 1/4” plate and they...

    These brackets are made of 1/4” plate and they sandwich the existing axel combing the strength of the bracket and the axel/gear…..extremely strong. Since the original post is about Summits…I read on...
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    thats why I have such substantial gussets on the...

    thats why I have such substantial gussets on the brackets I made…..the pedestals are set where they are….so adding that extra gusset was important to me….it weighs more but I felt it was worth it.
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    I may have shamelessly copied someone else’s...

    I may have shamelessly copied someone else’s idea…It bolts to the axel torque plate in two places. I think my brackets are a little heavy because I thought the xtra support was worth it. They are...
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    I almost finished rigging my Trick Air 1500s to...

    I almost finished rigging my Trick Air 1500s to my 11-EX…I had made these brackets to drop down to the pedestal so I can use 8.50 tires(experimental) so this is fine. The brackets are a little beefy...
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    A month is measured differently at the FAA

    A month is measured differently at the FAA
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    Delete

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    I just put a 12v 4500lb unit in and put mounting...

    I just put a 12v 4500lb unit in and put mounting eyes in my ceiling. I can move it to different locations by using my stepladder and clipping in the mounting plate I made with a hook…not perfect, but...
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    http://trickair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Tri...

    http://trickair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/TrickAir-Sport-1500-Install-Procedure-Piper.pdf
    See trick air installation instructions in link
    I made a bolt on set since I’m experimental. Summits...
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    I’m giving my Trick airs a little color match...

    I’m giving my Trick airs a little color match rehab before I rig them to my new EX 11….I flew 2 seasons on my 65 hp J3 with these and they are nice. They are 29 lbs each though. They get the job done...
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    Super cool! And you are correct. This site is the...

    Super cool! And you are correct. This site is the best of them. There are more knowledgeable people on here about (not just Cubs) than anyplace else!
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    https://www.sensenich.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/...

    https://www.sensenich.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Aircraft_Type_Certificates_Piper_PA_11_1302111298.pdf
    I never knew they limited O235 powered 11s to landplane only….hmm, must be weight and...
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    These are not true necessarily it’s all about the...

    These are not true necessarily it’s all about the prop…I’ve tried my 76-36 Catto on both my O200 and my C90…the O200 will spin it 100 rpm faster static. And about 150 rpm faster in climb out at...
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    I'm 3rd generation...I learned from my dad 36...

    I'm 3rd generation...I learned from my dad 36 years ago and the feeling goes a little beyond fun....deeper maybe. Supercrow nailed it with the "freedom" statement....The other thing that usually is...
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    It’s adhesive with backing tape, but the water...

    It’s adhesive with backing tape, but the water trick allows positioning it to exactly where you want it then squeegee the water out….it works fantastic. The sign shop even said if I messed up they...
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    57826 3M striping and lettering. I used the soap...

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    3M striping and lettering. I used the soap water squeegee method. Very easy. It can be easily removed with light sweep of heat gun if you mess up. I designed lettering on diylettering.com
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    Sticky: porcupine Mountains 57776

    porcupine Mountains
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    I’ve looked at that and the torque cure sure does...

    I’ve looked at that and the torque cure sure does fall off after 2550-2600, so I guess what Nicole says rings true. I just see Jim C saying that getting it up to 2700 area makes it quite a ride and...
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    But if 2500 rpm is optimum thrust for this prop,...

    But if 2500 rpm is optimum thrust for this prop, and as I approach 2750 (my redline) Nicole says thrust decreases rapidly and results in a net loss of takeoff performance, then how will a ground...
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