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    Thereís no debate: back pressure always reduces...

    Thereís no debate: back pressure always reduces engine performance and is not needed.

    But I canít say if losing the flame cones makes a meaningful performance difference here.
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    We use the CEP earbuds plus full helmets at work....

    We use the CEP earbuds plus full helmets at work. Theyíre good at blocking turbine helo noises and letting the coms come in clean.
  3. VDO 360 025 Gauge Pressure Sender...

    VDO 360 025 Gauge Pressure Sender https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001P71WZO?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
  4. Jpi edm-350 experimental engine monitoring system

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220419/c4498aa6dd7bb300751a2970000d1758.jpg
    Iím a huge fan of mine. Buy the higher option one, even if youíre not sure youíre going to add all the features. Itís...
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    Iíve got some 4 pulse whelen strobes that I love....

    Iíve got some 4 pulse whelen strobes that I love. I thought about switching to LEDs but never saw anything that seemed as eye-catching.
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    No issues with this one. Charges my iPad while...

    No issues with this one. Charges my iPad while the screen is on. No radio noise, either.

    Car Charger, Anker Quick Charge... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01K9MQ8WW?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
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    I have no direct experience (yet?) but I had a...

    I have no direct experience (yet?) but I had a long talk with my FSDO. The annual program letter (which isnít approved or disapproved by the FAA, just received and filed) spells out the operations...
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    Iíd imagine with that much flap that youíd be...

    Iíd imagine with that much flap that youíd be good with a smaller fish-mouth angle. When you deploy the flaps the effective chord line of the wing changes and itíll change the angle between the wing...
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    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/gar...

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/garmin_gi275eis.php

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/eicgr30p10-05345.php

    They honestly look pretty similar to me. I guess the...
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    Yeah, agreed on the complexity - thatís why Iíd...

    Yeah, agreed on the complexity - thatís why Iíd plan a quick-build kit!

    For me though that decision point is a number of years away. My kids wonít even get to college for another 15/17 years or so.
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    Thatís good to hear, actually. I just did a short...

    Thatís good to hear, actually. I just did a short oil change after a long period of inactivity and I was shocked how dark that oil with only ~6 hours on it was. Looked much worse in the sample jar...
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    No worries! And no thanks, I think if I build...

    No worries!

    And no thanks, I think if I build itíll be a 4 or 5 place in a kit. I like putting stuff together but I like flying, too. A QB kit costs more but would get me flying a lot faster.
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    Have you thought about the Bearhawk line?

    Have you thought about the Bearhawk line?
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    Iím not trying it for any power gain. In...

    Iím not trying it for any power gain. In automotive race applications folks are playing a game of cumulative small gains.

    Iím just sick of wiping up oil from everything whenever I remove the cowl....
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    I ordered one last night as well

    I ordered one last night as well
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    I think youíre the one that told me about the...

    I think youíre the one that told me about the marine stabil!

    I havenít used it in the plane though. Around the time I was ready to try, the 91 e0 prices near me climbed to within a few cents of...
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    Inter Com Noise

    I had massive noise issues: alternator, strobes, heck even the wig-wags chimed in. Rewired (shielded!) my whole ics system and itís as quiet as a Catholic Church now.

    I repeat the recommendation...
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    I donít have any scientific evidence, but my...

    I donít have any scientific evidence, but my limited experience for the folks storing semi-bulk mogas is that marine sta-bil works pretty good for a year or so.

    The red stuff didnít last as long...
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    Mikeís got a great point. Small addition from my...

    Mikeís got a great point. Small addition from my nobody self: shooting firearms is a perishable skill. Just like any other physical activity.

    I might could have run for 5 miles straight two years...
  20. Thread: Super Cyclone

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    I think all (or at least a high majority) of EFI...

    I think all (or at least a high majority) of EFI systems use return-style fuel systems. My understanding is that helps maintain consistent fuel pressure all injectors and helps with hot starting.
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    I did that once out of PAFA. Luckily theyíre...

    I did that once out of PAFA. Luckily theyíre prepared for that and the nice folks at the baggage check counter have a stack of knife-sized boxes that theyíll slap a free checked-bag tag on.

    I got...
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    Glad you found some resolution! We all make silly...

    Glad you found some resolution! We all make silly mistakes!
  23. Thread: camp chairs

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    I was the same height, but 130lbs out of high...

    I was the same height, but 130lbs out of high school.

    150lbs from college.

    All time high was 195, back down to a better weight (for me) right now though.
  24. Thread: Radio Choices

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    Anything in here look like itíll fit your needs?...

    Anything in here look like itíll fit your needs?

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/pilot_supplies/ps/menus/ps/head_adapters_music.html

    Maybe this one?
    ...
  25. Thread: camp chairs

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    Weíve got a pair of helinox chairs we bought 11...

    Weíve got a pair of helinox chairs we bought 11 years ago. Super comfortable and durable.

    Iím only 5-11, 175lbs - but they work great for us
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