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    That seems pretty heavy on the tail. I am seeing...

    That seems pretty heavy on the tail. I am seeing a pretty stock Super Cub on 8.50 at 1100 lbs empty and CG of 13.03" to 1166 lb EW modified SCs at 166 lbs and 13" CG, 1218 EW 11.54" CG and 1158 lb EW...
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    Carbon Cub-Aileron Cable Wear

    Doing a condition inspection on a high time (600 plus hours/2 yrs) Carbon Cub FX3. The aileron cable that goes over the spar is worn at the pulley. This pulley is smaller than on Piper aircraft as...
  3. Yes but it comes in squeeze tubes as well.

    Yes but it comes in squeeze tubes as well.
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    Champion no longer uses carbon pile resistors in...

    Champion no longer uses carbon pile resistors in their spark plugs but their technical rep told me that if a spark plug tests good on the pressure tester it is considered good. No requirement to ohm...
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    Guess I haven't seen the requirement nor the...

    Guess I haven't seen the requirement nor the need. Haven't had any complaints nor seen any issues by not doing this test. I do pressure test with a spark plug test although you and the Tempest...
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    Been working on to many Carbon Cubs with...

    Been working on to many Carbon Cubs with Lightspeed ignition. If there is an issue with the coil pack, terminal comes lose etc, the plug is trashed. Easy to replace but threw another element into the...
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    They working good in you Cessna? ;)

    They working good in you Cessna? ;)
  8. Later airplanes don't have the fittings for it...

    Later airplanes don't have the fittings for it welded to the fuselage since it wasn't needed.
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    I guess it is hard for me to see a spark plug...

    I guess it is hard for me to see a spark plug passing a pressure test on my spark plug tester and failing an ohm test. Maybe I will find one.
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    FS: The PA12 kit uses the same grommets as the PA18...

    The PA12 kit uses the same grommets as the PA18 kit for the fuselage. The difference is in the wing. The stock 12 uses 2 rectangular grommets behind the fuel tank and tear drop grommets at each jury...
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    Hopefully they can accuratly ID your pod. I did...

    Hopefully they can accuratly ID your pod. I did not realize there was an issue with bootleg pods.
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    What Mark posted. http://antiqueinstrument.com

    What Mark posted. http://antiqueinstrument.com
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    I have aluminum inspection rings that have been...

    I have aluminum inspection rings that have been installed for 20 plus years, no issue whatsoever. I always install a fabric dollie over the grommet.
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    Actually maintenance induced.

    Actually maintenance induced.
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    Depends on the model, some are machines into the...

    Depends on the model, some are machines into the accessory case and sump and some are like tempdoug just posted
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    I'll email you a copy.

    I'll email you a copy.
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    Some people don't worry themselves with A&P/IAs....

    Some people don't worry themselves with A&P/IAs. 8)
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    Piper Elevator/Rudder Bushing Tool

    My machinist buddy and I figured we had saturated the market on Piper elevator and rudder bushing tools but every time we have made a batch I have sold them all and then get requests for more so we...
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    FS: Fuel Tank Felt

    Over the years I have tried different felts from different sources to avoid paying $200 for the pieces needed from other vendors. The results were not always great because as anyone knows who has...
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    FS: Aluminum Inspection Grommets Kits

    I make aluminum inspection grommets for the rag and tube Pipers. Water jetted out of .025" thick aluminum. Won't crack and wallow the screw holes out like the plastic. Sold in a set with the...
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    The failure of a pretty new Artex, my research of...

    The failure of a pretty new Artex, my research of the issue found it was a defect on their part but the customer had to pay for it but the big thing to me was the customer service, worse I have...
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    I would use the stiffer ones and put a fabric...

    I would use the stiffer ones and put a fabric dollie over it.
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    Why does a pod need to have a data tag and serial...

    Why does a pod need to have a data tag and serial number to be legal. Alaskan Bushpod uses a sticker which I removed to paint. If the installer can identify the part I don't see the issue but I could...
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    I have seen no speed loss. Still 90 mph at 2500...

    I have seen no speed loss. Still 90 mph at 2500 rpm.
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    Why do you prefer Artex? After have to send an...

    Why do you prefer Artex? After have to send an Artex in for repair and their customer service, time frame, cost they are down their with Ameriking on my list.
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