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    The biggest issue is getting the gaskets to...

    The biggest issue is getting the gaskets to compress adequately while having the barbs pointing in the right direction.
    thus the broken glass tube comment above.
    EZ turn sealant, used judiciously,...
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    Strange, maybe have a good look at all wing...

    Strange,
    maybe have a good look at all wing attach hardware as well.
    something maybe loose enough to allow wallowing, shifting, clunking.
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    All great advise, but “boogeyperson”?? :roll:

    All great advise, but “boogeyperson”?? :roll:
  4. Thread: My New Plane

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    Rumored he was into it for around $25k

    Rumored he was into it for around $25k
  5. Thread: My New Plane

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    A local pilot was flying his 1/4 scale rc jet at...

    A local pilot was flying his 1/4 scale rc jet at the field Monday evening. Amazing to watch, turbine, vectored thrust, blended controls, smoke system. To the untrained eye, from a distance, looks and...
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    Iím surprised no mention of Thompson Encore as a...

    Iím surprised no mention of Thompson Encore as a survival firearm.
    It can be configured in a variety of calibers, compact and versatile.
    Pistol grip configuration with an iron site 44 mag barrel....
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    You’d think it would, assuming it’s well lubed...

    You’d think it would, assuming it’s well lubed and functioning correctly
  8. Poll: Yes, you are correct - Devcon 80 liquid I think...

    Yes, you are correct - Devcon 80 liquid
    I think the 94 is too hard and cannot grow and move with the rubber tire. Creates shear zone between layers resulting in adhesion issues.
    Tried it on a set...
  9. Poll: I’ve had great success with Devcon 84 liquid...

    I’ve had great success with Devcon 84 liquid urethane.
    I re coated a set of well used up 31’s 600 hrs ago, just recently wore thru coating.
    re applied 2 lbs per tire a 100 hrs ago and still going...
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    If you can keep it under 400į on a warm day climb...

    If you can keep it under 400į on a warm day climb and under 360 level cruise at 2500 you’re doing well.
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    Here’s a snapshot of my engine on Lycon dyno...

    Here’s a snapshot of my engine on Lycon dyno during break in.
    Leaned for best power producing 185 hp would require around 90 pph fuel.
    theyre showing fuel burn at 77 pph.
    Yet temps all look great....
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    Yes, Lycon 160 build with all their whistles...

    Yes, Lycon 160 build with all their whistles and bells. -32 carb.
    looking back at data:
    .094 nozzle drilled to .101 recommended. (Pepper box)
    should be flowing around 16.5 gph wot level flight...
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    Dug up my old notes: here’s what I was seeing 10...

    Dug up my old notes:
    here’s what I was seeing 10 hours out of the crate from Lycon.
    # 3 cyl:
    which is interesting because I compared it to the dyno print out data sheet that came with the engine....
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    I agree with spinner, at full extension and less...

    I agree with spinner, at full extension and less trail the T3 is vulnerable to side load.
    Made worse with the added mass and leverage arm of a bby bush-wheel .
    Sorry to hear of your mishap, but...
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    you tube channel “Dan Gryder -Probable Cause”...

    you tube channel “Dan Gryder -Probable Cause”
    does a brief breakdown on the incident.
    his perspective is the most logical I’ve seen so far.
    Operating VFR and ILS traffic simultaneously on parallel...
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    Re drilling main fuel distribution nozzle: you...

    Re drilling main fuel distribution nozzle: you can go as much as 3 drill # sizes up. I don’t recall drill size #’s but believe .114 or #32 is original size of pepper box.
    three sizes up did the...
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    Yes it defies logic, I overlooked that as a...

    Yes it defies logic, I overlooked that as a cause. Thankfully, checked it before pulling accessory housing.
    Hopefully something as simple as that. please let us know what you come up with.
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    I had an oil pressure gauge do exactly what you...

    I had an oil pressure gauge do exactly what you are describing .
    not to say that’s your issue, but best to start by eliminating the cheapest and easiest potential problem.
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    After reading a bunch of horror stories on this...

    After reading a bunch of horror stories on this issue,
    came up with this system:
    Cut a strip of fabric about 5’ long, 18” wide.
    Lay the fabric out on a table, place a pile of ashes near one end,...
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    Dealing with an old beat up floor, (or new...

    Dealing with an old beat up floor, (or new floor?) I had pretty good results by applying black Aerothane, catalized but no reducer. Clean and lightly scuff old plywood floor and apply paint with a...
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    A little more info would be helpful: Did this...

    A little more info would be helpful:
    Did this condition start recently? Sudden onset? Does it consistently?
    engine hot/cold makes it worse?

    maybe start by confirming your accelerator pump is...
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    A few years ago i got together with a couple...

    A few years ago i got together with a couple buddies and spent a morning pull testing. Catto vs Borer, Our goal was to see which pulled harder.
    kind of comparing apples and oranges.
    Both props will...
  23. Leaning for peak power during high altitude takeoff

    Iím interested to hear what others do to lean for max performance when operating out of high altitude (or high density altitude) strips.
    carbureted O-320,
    8000í plus agl.
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    Have you tried Great Lakes aero? old/used...

    Have you tried Great Lakes aero?
    old/used windshields tend to be brittle, can be an issue if any shoe horning required
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    Recoil temp, Have you confirmed the vernatherm is...

    Recoil temp, Have you confirmed the vernatherm is functioning correctly?
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