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    Earle (Turbobeaver) has some experience with...

    Earle (Turbobeaver) has some experience with sedans with 0360's on floats. Maybe he will chime in here. I recall that he said they performed well but he had issue with them on floats about the hulls...
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    Yup. If you miss just keep shooting till you run...

    Yup. If you miss just keep shooting till you run out of ammo.
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    Some of the 65 to 75 upgrades were done by...

    Some of the 65 to 75 upgrades were done by drilling the connecting rods for better oil distribution. This allowed higher rpm's for a longer period during takeoff and climbout with starving the engine...
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    wide open throttle

    wide open throttle
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    Wow

    Wow
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    Earl hit it right on the head. If I were still...

    Earl hit it right on the head. If I were still competing I would have to have them. In the real world there isn't any place I am going to go that I can't do with the flaps I have. It would be nice,...
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    Had a friend who owned one on this field 40 odd...

    Had a friend who owned one on this field 40 odd yrs. ago. It was an 85hp and he flew it for a few yrs on wheels and skis when conditions were solid as it was somewhat underpowered for that use. I...
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    Sorry to hear about your hip issue. Hope it works...

    Sorry to hear about your hip issue. Hope it works out well for you. My 70 yr old brother had a complete hip joint replacement done a month ago. He was down for a couple days then a cane for a couple...
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    Agreed Crash. Many yrs. ago my brother did flaps...

    Agreed Crash. Many yrs. ago my brother did flaps on a J-3 that was used on floats. Had a flat prop (74-36) on it with an 0200 and it was a great performer on 1500 size float. However, I didn't see a...
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    If you haven't already done so, you might want to...

    If you haven't already done so, you might want to check the tachs for accuracy too.
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    And you can feel a nut bottoming out instantly.

    And you can feel a nut bottoming out instantly.
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    I use a laser mounted on a tripod and fully...

    I use a laser mounted on a tripod and fully adjustable for laying out straight lines for painting. It can lay a vertical or horizontal line or anything in between. Would work great for this gear...
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    performance stol flap testing

    Morning DWM. First off let me apologize for posting that in this thread. Did so before I realized it was about PSTOL flaps. Mine are not. They are large and effective but are a standard style flap. I...
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    My flaps are 86" and are 1 and 3/4" longer cord...

    My flaps are 86" and are 1 and 3/4" longer cord than standard. I have notches at 10 20 40 and 50 degs. All work well depending on what you are doing.
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    Me too and I like them., Work good with my Summit...

    Me too and I like them., Work good with my Summit skis too.
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    It is a rather detailed setup and "must" be...

    It is a rather detailed setup and "must" be correct. Use the Dakota instructions for that part of the setup.
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    You end up with 2 separate fuel outlets and 2...

    You end up with 2 separate fuel outlets and 2 separate fuel lines on each tank. The Dakota plans will tell you how to put them into the valve for proper operation.
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    Yes. On left tank you would have feed from the...

    Yes. On left tank you would have feed from the front and back of that tank. Same with the right. Or all lines if both is selected. Then you need no header tanks.
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    You need 2 rear fuel lines and 2 front ones...

    You need 2 rear fuel lines and 2 front ones running down the side of the windshield posts (separate lines). When the aircraft is nose high the rear lines feed the engine. When nose low as in a steep...
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    Only safe way to remove both headers is to feed...

    Only safe way to remove both headers is to feed fuel from the front and rear of both tanks.
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    Nice pictures. I love the old truck. I drive my...

    Nice pictures. I love the old truck. I drive my 36 Ford PU street rod nearly everyday this time of year. Have driven it 50,000 miles in ten years since I finished it. I love old vehicles whether they...
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    I like Romeo too for that guy! I had shepards...

    I like Romeo too for that guy! I had shepards for years and still miss them. He is a beauty.
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    I don't know where the rumor comes from. Maybe is...

    I don't know where the rumor comes from. Maybe is is true for some but hasn't been for me. Standard nosebowl and 10-1 compression. I should note that I purposely used a J-3 boot cowl when I built...
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    I have had no cht issues with the Whirlwind or...

    I have had no cht issues with the Whirlwind or the Sensenich.
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    Yup. Especially after being on skis this winter...

    Yup. Especially after being on skis this winter if not relubed.
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