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    I’ve heard that lumber has almost doubled in some...

    I’ve heard that lumber has almost doubled in some areas.
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    There’s actually not that many common parts in a...

    There’s actually not that many common parts in a PA-25 compared to other fabric Pipers. It has a unique set of tail feathers. The ailerons and flaps are built out of the same parts as a Pacer but are...
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    A PA-12 is a good choice. I’ve owned 4 of them...

    A PA-12 is a good choice. I’ve owned 4 of them over the years. CFI’s find the back seat a little challenging. I put an all glass door on my last 12 and that helped a lot. The mods I like are 150 hp...
  4. Maybe Lycon?

    Maybe Lycon?
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    Welding is all done. Wow the 3rd seat X is stout!...

    Welding is all done. Wow the 3rd seat X is stout! I crawled in and stood on it. Little to no flex.

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    I did the second shot of Pfizer a few weeks ago....

    I did the second shot of Pfizer a few weeks ago. Didn’t really notice any symptoms. My in-laws did Moderna and it kicked their ass.
  7. I am thinking about sticking with aluminum on my...

    I am thinking about sticking with aluminum on my Super Cub project.
  8. I’ve used that stuff on my boat. It doesn’t glue...

    I’ve used that stuff on my boat. It doesn’t glue that well with 1300L. I might give it another try if I can find a compatible glue.
  9. Get Tom Murphy’s to do the inspection.

    Get Tom Murphy’s to do the inspection.
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    It sounds like a mag issue to me. Who did the...

    It sounds like a mag issue to me. Who did the service?
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    OK cool! I am going to do the horizontal tail...

    OK cool! I am going to do the horizontal tail feathers on my Schleicher ASW-20 glider at the end of the season.
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    Marty do you think I can wet sand Ekopoly...

    Marty do you think I can wet sand Ekopoly Premium? I am talking 1000 and 1200 grit 3M sandpaper followed by rubbing compound.
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    I am kicking around the idea of stripping the gel...

    I am kicking around the idea of stripping the gel coat off my glider and redoing it with Stewart’s. Has anyone done long fiberglass wings with it? It’s pretty common to refinish a glider with...
  14. Check your intake gaskets.

    Check your intake gaskets.
  15. Haha nice! I am pretty sure my old battery box is...

    Haha nice! I am pretty sure my old battery box is in your airplane. Goshawk bought it off me for a L-18 project.
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    My welder was like, “Charlie why didn’t you have...

    My welder was like, “Charlie why didn’t you have your fuselage blasted? It makes my job easier.”
    So I just got the fuselage back from the sandblaster. They did a pretty good job with it! It didn’t...
  17. Who did the restoration?

    Who did the restoration?
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    I am going to circumvent the need for clamps by...

    I am going to circumvent the need for clamps by buying a set of wings from Dakota Cubs.8)
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    My first two PA-12’s had O290-D2 engines. Really...

    My first two PA-12’s had O290-D2 engines. Really great engine! Didn’t notice a big difference when I bought one with an O320.
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    What was the outcome out of curiosity?

    What was the outcome out of curiosity?
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    The guy that owns Golden Wings Aviation did the...

    The guy that owns Golden Wings Aviation did the mod and still has the molds.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=golden%20wings%20aviation
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    Yep no problem. Here’s a couple of pics from when...

    Yep no problem. Here’s a couple of pics from when it was hit by a golf cart and I repaired it-

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    Here’s a couple of random pics I’ve taken over the years-
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    I talked to Atlee Dodge a few times over the...

    I talked to Atlee Dodge a few times over the years. I was mostly asking about flaps and the fit on the body of a PA-12. We got to talking about wing tips. I am a fan of the original Piper wood bow....
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    And there you have it! ;)

    And there you have it! ;)
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    Doesn’t magnesium burn really good?

    Doesn’t magnesium burn really good?
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