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    tango: You might want to research your comment "...

    tango:
    You might want to research your comment " no FAA at Valdez". They are there every year.
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    Yep. I've got a sign on the hangar door that...

    Yep. I've got a sign on the hangar door that says... "This ain't Burger King. You don't get it your way. It's either my way or the hiway." I learned a long time ago, that some customers are more...
  3. Thread: Compass Fluid

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    Not sure if you can replace compass fluid...

    Not sure if you can replace compass fluid legally. I think it is considered an instrument, and has to be repaired by a licensed facility.
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    I always put two impulses on my engines. They...

    I always put two impulses on my engines. They always start much better with two. Much better if your propping.
  5. I must have been sleeping during physics class in...

    I must have been sleeping during physics class in school. Would someone please educate me about "frontal area" in snow? I was under the impression that a larger frontal area takes more energy to push...
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    Well, I can't help myself. I have to comment on...

    Well, I can't help myself. I have to comment on this thread. Again.
    I know some of these guys. I've worked on their planes. They are not crooks or poachers. I don't know anything about this fiasco...
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    Dang Scout, I'm sure sorry to hear about Jack....

    Dang Scout, I'm sure sorry to hear about Jack. Your posts with his pics were my favorite on here. You don't need a trainer for that new pup. Look at his eyes. He's just waiting for you to show him...
  8. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Thanks for that Alex.

    Thanks for that Alex.
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    How does the NTSB know how much overweight it...

    How does the NTSB know how much overweight it was? They don't know what the fuel load was.
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    In answering the original question....No. Any FAA...

    In answering the original question....No. Any FAA PMI down the road may override and cancell a previously approved F.A. I've seen it happen.
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    OK, you talked me into it. I'd love to have that...

    OK, you talked me into it. I'd love to have that FAA job. The guy you appoint to be the "Secretary of putting people to work" is gonna hate me. There is gonna be a lot of folks kicking rocks.
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    If nominated, I will not run. If elected I will...

    If nominated, I will not run. If elected I will not serve. ( I stole that from some one, but forgot who.)
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    Have we successfully convicted these guys, or...

    Have we successfully convicted these guys, or should we continue?
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    I'm always interested in learning new stuff....

    I'm always interested in learning new stuff. Could you tell me where the "bourdon idle tube" is located in the carb? Thanks.
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    Did someone rattle my chain?

    Did someone rattle my chain?
  16. Thread: Speedy Tachometer

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    OK. I'm doing an annual on one of my planes. I'll...

    OK. I'm doing an annual on one of my planes. I'll call the FBO tomorrow and get the correct time. Wait a minute, I'm the FBO for that plane! That squat switch must be...
  17. Thread: Speedy Tachometer

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    If the aircraft time is "lift off to touch down",...

    If the aircraft time is "lift off to touch down", where do you mount the squat switch on a Cub??
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    Field Approvals?

    Field Approvals?
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    A couple thoughts. First some background. I've...

    A couple thoughts.
    First some background. I've been in Alaska for 48 years. Killed 25-30 Brown Bears and didn't even count Blacks.
    If a bear is charging you, your object is not to kill the bear,...
  20. Thread: Faa

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    Yep, I agree with Mike, (again?). Get a lawyer....

    Yep, I agree with Mike, (again?).
    Get a lawyer. I've dealt with the faa for over 40 years. My rule is I'll talk to the investigators once, the next conversation will be with my lawyer. If they are...
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    Minor problem. It's not a Super Cub, it's a a...

    Minor problem. It's not a Super Cub, it's a a Cub Crafters Cub. Different plane. You need to look at a Crafters diagram to figure out the circuit, then trouble shoot it.
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    Idle mixture info...The carb has 4 idle mixture...

    Idle mixture info...The carb has 4 idle mixture ports located in the throat of the carb. When the butterfly is closed(Idle), only the top port is open. This is the port that the idle mixture screw is...
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    As per Precision parts book, the correct P/N is...

    As per Precision parts book, the correct P/N is ....nozzle Assembly, -12, 47-741, -32, 47-773.
    Yes the main nozzles are different.
  24. Lets see if I have this correct . Yesterday I...

    Lets see if I have this correct . Yesterday I could get an Ex. Permit, but today, because a bureaucrat in DC, who probably has never seen a Cub with moose antlers hung on the struts, decided I can't...
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    Yep,. I agree with Mike and Pierce. Stainless...

    Yep,. I agree with Mike and Pierce.
    Stainless cables will wear quicker than galvanized. I'd use the galvanized cable.
    Unless your Cub is pristine and never had any major repairs to the wings or...
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