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  1. Just a heads up, if your building this exp and...

    Just a heads up, if your building this exp and have a new engine DO NOT try and do the brake in with the catto! find a good course prop for the first bit to seat the rings. in cruise with my 0360...
  2. there have been quite a few failures from 0360's...

    there have been quite a few failures from 0360's and most do fail 19" from the tip, one local fellow here. Brian Sutton at pro pilots i believe has the info your looking for as they did some...
  3. The harmonics of an 0360 are hard on a pawnee...

    The harmonics of an 0360 are hard on a pawnee prop, even more so if your exp and add a pmag/emag and high comp pistons. the fail point is about 19"'s from the tip. With in a fraction of a second...
  4. i really liked the catto 86/38 on my 0360 cub,...

    i really liked the catto 86/38 on my 0360 cub, short T/O great climb and caused about 95-97mph at 2500rpm which isn't to bad. if your in a cub speed shouldn't be a factor or you bought the wrong...
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    It's probably the prop seals ect you more have to...

    It's probably the prop seals ect you more have to worry about. Give Mark at Airparts in Winnipeg a call, they stock a lot of new but without the cert's parts. Great for us exp guys as they are a...
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    did the same when i was shopping for my...

    did the same when i was shopping for my sportsman, i got the same answer. Kinda surprised Montana Floats didn't adopt the system as they seem to share a lot of parts. I believe Keith at Montana...
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    Aerocets are like doing the lower unit fluid in...

    Aerocets are like doing the lower unit fluid in your outboard, all sealed and use engine oil to lube the bearings. best system i have seen.
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    they could make it a convertible like the glasair...

    they could make it a convertible like the glasair line, then when the owner wants to man up the training wheel could be removed from the front and a proper tail wheel assy installed.
  9. Thread: Composite floats

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    Mr.Ed, what type of flying will you be doing most...

    Mr.Ed, what type of flying will you be doing most of the time while on floats? mostly at docks or beaching?
  10. Thread: Composite floats

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    Rob is hard at it, he is from what i can tell a...

    Rob is hard at it, he is from what i can tell a one man show with Kieth out though. So not sure what the lead time is for a finished set of floats. It would also depend on weather your looking for...
  11. Thread: Composite floats

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    One word AEROCET!! there are pro's and cons for...

    One word AEROCET!! there are pro's and cons for everything, I have Aerocets on my c180 and love them, they easily stand up to commercial work but would i let them grind away on a stony beach, no!...
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    my exp pa-12 with an 0360 pushing 195hp would...

    my exp pa-12 with an 0360 pushing 195hp would carry really ugly external loads, i would say quit a bit better then the cessna. tie it on stern fwd make sure you have good prop clearance ( that may be...
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    i deregistered one a couple months ago, TC was...

    i deregistered one a couple months ago, TC was about 2 weeks not sure how long it took the FAA to get the new N#.
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    I have sold a few into the U.S and Mr.Irish is...

    I have sold a few into the U.S and Mr.Irish is 100% correct. Have the A/C delivered to the destination field. Also i would recommend using a broker to import, they can save you a lot of time and...
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    :roll:It's for sure interesting but with many...

    :roll:It's for sure interesting but with many obstacles, any aircraft they convert will be limited to the same operation as there won't be any ground support at other airports to re charge. for the...
  16. Thread: PA-12 Catto

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    if any one is interested i have a catto 84/37 for...

    if any one is interested i have a catto 84/37 for sale. pm me for details.
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    Change the type of grease your using? Aerocet has...

    Change the type of grease your using? Aerocet has the best system i have seen, very simple and easy to maintain. My c180 on Aerocet 3400a's spends most of it's time in the water and no issues yet.
  18. Would an inboard light like the pic above not be...

    Would an inboard light like the pic above not be taking quit a bit of strength out of the wing cutting into the D cell leading edge? I always thought the leading edge light should not be more then...
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    Sticky: That's funny because it's so true! and i think...

    That's funny because it's so true! and i think the last gut that complained about it took a verbal or typed beating for not enjoying our humour. It's seems to be how every thread ends, speaking of...
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    Just another thought. I am not familiar at all...

    Just another thought. I am not familiar at all with how the zenair system works, but will leaving the master on to provide power to the hydraulic pump so it can keep the pressure up hold them in the...
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    What are you running for pressure in your front...

    What are you running for pressure in your front wheels? When we had the aerocets installed on our c180 the shop was adamant that we run really high pressures to avoid a shimmy, i run 60 psi in my...
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    I have o experience with the 2200's but have...

    I have o experience with the 2200's but have flown their smaller floats, other then they were put together with pop rivets the performance wasn't bad at all, assuming the 2200's are similar design...
  23. I also agree with Bill 100%, I have built a...

    I also agree with Bill 100%, I have built a couple exp cubs and you definitely can put one together for under 100k but you have to shop smart,IMO Most people don't or can't fly a stock cub to it's...
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    Trying to get the 25hrs flown off of the new bird...

    Trying to get the 25hrs flown off of the new bird and this wx isn't helping, we went from above seasonal but solid IFR everyday for 7 weeks to this -45c BS. Wash your car and it will rain or finish a...
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    -43c or -51c with the wind chill last week,-34c...

    -43c or -51c with the wind chill last week,-34c or -42c with the wind this morning. putting a big dent in the wood pile!!
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