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    Asuming those are two by four studs in that wall,...

    Asuming those are two by four studs in that wall, I would estimate those axle tubes at 1.25" at least
  2. boosted Apex a cool idea

    boosted Apex a cool idea
  3. I hope HOTSHOT posts his thoughts here. Am...

    I hope HOTSHOT posts his thoughts here. Am thinking of a “toy” next to my Skywagon. am trying to decide to build one of my Cub frames up, or a 4 place Cub, or a Courier, or such.

    the Garrett...
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    I knew the man that perished in that event.

    I knew the man that perished in that event.
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    sweet! I woulda used a router with a round...

    sweet!

    I woulda used a router with a round over bit instead of a sander. SMILE

    Dave......Waiting on fog in Bristol Bay
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    what does it weigh? I didnt look close at the...

    what does it weigh?

    I didnt look close at the photos, but I would guess some silly bastard would pay more than Denny offered you. The right silly bastard.

    Hi Denny!
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    What prop are u running? manifold pressure at...

    What prop are u running? manifold pressure at what rpm? static rpm?

    we could guess the output with that info. thank you

    static rpm data with what prop would be enuff. thanks agin
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    same as Bret said. except I use Hoppes 9 gun...

    same as Bret said.

    except I use Hoppes 9 gun solvent and an hour in the ultrasonic cleaner

    Also, I do the resistance check.
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    You gotta tell us which plane. Please? d

    You gotta tell us which plane.

    Please? d
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    Courier Guy and RV Bottomly.........!Herculiner...

    Courier Guy and RV Bottomly.........!Herculiner on drift boat bottom? wow. I am impressed.

    aluminum, fiberglass, or glassed-wood boat hull?

    any special prep?

    how does it fail/scrape? does...
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    If your Cub is a creampuff, be aware the ski...

    If your Cub is a creampuff, be aware the ski tailwheels will throw some gravel types vigorously
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    Some folks here I have held in high regard are...

    Some folks here I have held in high regard are not using the wheel landing "tool".

    Am I missing something?
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    Not a Chevy/Ford thing at all. Wheel landings...

    Not a Chevy/Ford thing at all.

    Wheel landings are an absolute necessary skill

    Dga, I am surprised at you statement.


    Three point full stall landing a Skywagon with a 15 knot crosswind on...
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    photos of the airplane and 172 wings!!

    photos of the airplane and 172 wings!!
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    clint. link us to other photos of this project!!!

    clint. link us to other photos of this project!!!
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    Gordon, you have always brought level headed...

    Gordon, you have always brought level headed comment and thinking to our discussions here on sc.org!

    Thank You for that.


    Your statement above about dealing with Matco seems so outlandish...
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    wow. am I losing my mind. I have Grove single...

    wow. am I losing my mind. I have Grove single puck (single piston) on the J3

    sheesh
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    is good stuff. have used the polyurethane version...

    is good stuff. have used the polyurethane version mixed to the color asked for.

    The spray tip is adjustable for horizontal or vertical fan, which is a huge plus.

    They also make one-part paint...
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    I have single puck Matco on the J3. So far,...

    I have single puck Matco on the J3.

    So far, so ok.

    could use a little more braking power, and this is just with little 8x4 tires. But the product seems quality and I dont have the issues...
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    my thoughts until I saw the Tempest tool The...

    my thoughts until I saw the Tempest tool

    The fixture I made still works great also
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    no problems with my ACK in the 185 yet..... It...

    no problems with my ACK in the 185 yet.....

    It is RS232'ed to the Garmin portable for GPS
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    tempest makes a slick tester. holding...

    tempest makes a slick tester.

    holding multimeter probes and a spark plug at the same time was a pain so I built a little fixture the plug fits on and I can "ohm" away

    bougjt the tempest tester...
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    the naugahyde streamline covers from Busters were...

    the naugahyde streamline covers from Busters were made for, and tested on TK's. I believe the speed increase was "about 5 mph".
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    Long story short.... had never done the...

    Long story short.... had never done the resistance check before this.

    Friend with 185 had a couple trips left to do to cabin. Asked me to look at engine since it had gotten rougher over the end...
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    Busters upholstery made some streamlimed fabric...

    Busters upholstery made some streamlimed fabric covers that have foam to support the leading edge.

    I heard impressive cruise speed gains over regular naugahyde covers.
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