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    Did the course and signed up. I'm contingent on...

    Did the course and signed up. I'm contingent on receiving EAA certificate in time.
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    And what's in the can as filling begins?

    And what's in the can as filling begins?
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    Thanks for taking the time to write up that info!

    Thanks for taking the time to write up that info!
  4. Sticky: Maybe on the way back? I have a son at Los...

    Maybe on the way back? I have a son at Los Alamos.
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    Yeah, do it "right", for sure. I had that tube...

    Yeah, do it "right", for sure. I had that tube break on my -12 with a hard landing. Pretty spooky - - - Repaired with sleeve, per 43.13.
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    I tried that but was unsuccessful. Maybe...

    I tried that but was unsuccessful. Maybe needed to eat more spinach or Wheaties.
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    I did that last winter - I felt pretty stupid.......

    I did that last winter - I felt pretty stupid.... I tried to remedy, but ended up cutting them off and starting over.
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    Denny, if your first sentence was directed to me,...

    Denny, if your first sentence was directed to me, I pay for the inspection, AD review, and signature. I do the work, including anything the IA finds that I may have missed. I like it that way cuz...
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    I'm fortunate to have an IA who will come inspect...

    I'm fortunate to have an IA who will come inspect after I have inspected my -12 per the Piper Inspection Report and have corrected any issues (which I explain to him in detail).
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    Just my two cents, and I'm not an expert pilot. ...

    Just my two cents, and I'm not an expert pilot. But having spent some years teaching, I know that the most learning takes place just beyond one's present skill level. So when I receive BFRs I...
  11. Last winter a 172 went in the drink just shy of...

    Last winter a 172 went in the drink just shy of Port Angeles doing that. Never found. LOTS of reserve fuel, sir!
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    No kidding! I guess one acquires a sixth sense...

    No kidding! I guess one acquires a sixth sense for when it's decelerating too much - get on the power and off the brakes. Stick pulled back to the spine, of course.
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    Edited my post to hopefully answer that - others...

    Edited my post to hopefully answer that - others will have opinions too.:-) I use an 82/42 on my -12, which seems a decent compromise.
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    Yes to all of that. 44 more effective in...

    Yes to all of that. 44 more effective in generating cruise speed and 41 more effective in generating max power in takeoff and climb.
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    Interesting - do you know the fuel line sizes? ...

    Interesting - do you know the fuel line sizes? I did some research for an Exp I'm working on, and it turns out that CAR 3 is actually a little more restrictive than Part 23.

    Re the...
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    I have done it, 82/42 and 7.0 compression ratio...

    I have done it, 82/42 and 7.0 compression ratio O-320. But it did take "considerable" airspeed. Haven't tried it with the 8.5 pistons.
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    Yes - some years ago somebody here pointed me to...

    Yes - some years ago somebody here pointed me to Ladd Gardner and I've been happy with them. No claims.
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    My liability-only rate is staying steady,...

    My liability-only rate is staying steady, actually down slightly this year, and very reasonable. I'm 74. https://lgainsurance.com/
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    Sad, but perhaps prudent. I dread the day - - -

    Sad, but perhaps prudent. I dread the day - - -
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    I used a 4-place intercom for my 3-place PA-12. ...

    I used a 4-place intercom for my 3-place PA-12. It works just fine. Web would disapprove of the Sigtronics, but no problems - - -
  21. Poll: I've tried Herculiner, Devcon 80, and Devcon 94. ...

    I've tried Herculiner, Devcon 80, and Devcon 94. The Herculiner didn't last very well for me. I have Devcon 80 and 94 on right and left tires respectively right now, to compare how they hold up. ...
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    Piper Drawing 10096 shows 3/4" from hole center...

    Piper Drawing 10096 shows 3/4" from hole center to bend on the strut. Drawing 14182 shows 5/8" from hole center to end of the attach bracket. I tried to paste in snip from each drawing, but it...
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    C'mon Windy, the story! Please??

    C'mon Windy, the story! Please??
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    The above is automotive, but is like on my -12....

    The above is automotive, but is like on my -12. The "I" terminal is ignored. I can send you a photo tomorrow if it would help. It's a NAPA starter solenoid, and yes, my IA knows that.:-P
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