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    Is your primer leaking, maybe?

    Is your primer leaking, maybe?
  2. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190610/198575da...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190610/198575dab2ddae7396df7f186e39710f.jpg

    Thought this was an interesting method as well.
  3. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    No... was that part of the original request? I...

    No... was that part of the original request? I mustíve missed that part.
  4. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    I use an engine hoist and some Amsteel line. ...

    I use an engine hoist and some Amsteel line. Works good, and canít slip off a jack.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190610/3523ecc68f896ecc1fbe8afb103e3df2.jpg
  5. Iím pretty sure (but not positive) that the E2A...

    Iím pretty sure (but not positive) that the E2A has a straight riser oil sump meant for the -32 carb.
  6. New (to me) Supercub... Running hot? Charging issues too

    Random question: do you have a -12 or a -32 carb?

    Whatís your O-320-xx nomenclature?

    The -12s run leaner than the -32s. Depending on your oil sump you may need a tapered adapter between the...
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    Johnson bar brakes, huh? Old school!

    Johnson bar brakes, huh? Old school!
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    Nodak33 made an album that anyone with a google...

    Nodak33 made an album that anyone with a google account can add to. Iíve put a few in there as well.

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/NVozKLNtsVioTNda8
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    Iím home safe and had a blast. Wish I could have...

    Iím home safe and had a blast. Wish I could have stayed longer but a full day of fun with my son tomorrow pulled me home.

    It was an excellent time and Iím so happy to have met so many great...
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    Dinner reservation made for Saturday! I got a...

    Dinner reservation made for Saturday!

    I got a super late start in prepping due to work this week. Iím getting my stuff together now but my kiddo is napping in his room. Depending on how late he...
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    I'm in! Planning right now for Fri through Sun...

    I'm in! Planning right now for Fri through Sun or Mon.

    Planning to camp at FLP - anyone else?
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    2019 ValdezSTOL May 10-12

    Mike, Draco starts at around 1:12 of the 4 hour video. Just fast forward. The sound takes a minute to come in.

    https://youtu.be/vZ6ABfdiiP0?t=4289
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    I tried it Sunday but my EGTs were still rising...

    I tried it Sunday but my EGTs were still rising from the RPM increase for the mag-check/run up and I had a commercial jet behind me so I didnít get good data on the carb heat check. In flight still...
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    Thatís a fact. Red/orange light is very bright...

    Thatís a fact.

    Red/orange light is very bright under NVGs. Enough that itíll wash out anything else in your field of view if itís bright enough.

    Also, any panel viewing needs to be under the...
  15. Bob, I emailed you Friday - I wonder if it snuck...

    Bob, I emailed you Friday - I wonder if it snuck into your spam folder or something.

    Thanks!
    Cameron
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    Iíve got a ďtacticalĒ helmet that I really should...

    Iíve got a ďtacticalĒ helmet that I really should start wearing.

    In turb I tend to bump my head on the overhead tubes. I canít imagine what theyíd feel like in an accident.

    But I 100% subscribe...
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    Peter, I found this as a test for carb richness....

    Peter, I found this as a test for carb richness. I havenít done it but I bet someone else on here can comment on if it would be helpful or not:
    ...
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    Whatís the air box on a cruiser look like? I...

    Whatís the air box on a cruiser look like? I wonder if youíre somehow pumping air from the air box up into the upper cowl when your carb heat is pulled? To do that Iíd guess youíd have to have a poor...
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    Carb Heat, and engine reactions

    On my O-320 I really have to wait a good 5-10 seconds to see an RPM drop on run up with carb heat because the pipes are cool. In fact, I more notice the rpm rise after pushing carb heat back in than...
  20. Thread: Spark plugs

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    Spark plugs

    I 100% agree with your exasperation, but I disagree that installing an engine monitor is a waste of ounces.

    Just because some folks wonít understand what it says doesnít mean that installing the...
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    Southeastern Fly-In Camping?

    I checked the RAF site and I donít see many spots around North AL.

    Does anyone have a lead on any grass strips that are secluded enough for a weekend camping trip and open to airplane visitors?
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    Not in the AF, but we modeled our T-6D training...

    Not in the AF, but we modeled our T-6D training program after the Navy.

    We spin. That damn thing wraps up fast. From a spin itís pretty forgiving to poor recovery techniques, though itís really...
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    I have family on my wifeís side that survived...

    I have family on my wifeís side that survived without a scratch after soloing on his first ever flight in a GA airplane. I think he lost his eyeglasses and that was it.

    This happened after the...
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    Iíd be interested in an experiment if you have...

    Iíd be interested in an experiment if you have the inclination...

    Fly a solid 2 weeks like you normally would with the thing installed. Then remove it for a week.

    Iíd love to hear your...
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    Yup. Radar signature. Upside down so they can get...

    Yup. Radar signature. Upside down so they can get a top-down view.
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