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    I think it would fly like a a crowbar. Makes me...

    I think it would fly like a a crowbar. Makes me recall watching a 600 Stearman land at an airshow years ago. He appeared to come over the fence with the stick all the way back and flare with the...
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    There was one featured in one of the magazines...

    There was one featured in one of the magazines (can't remember if it was AOPA or Flying) several years ago. Maybe even 15-20 years. I think it was black and used as a glider tug. I remember the owner...
  3. Thread: Aerial seeding?

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    I don't know how I missed this post, but yeah!...

    I don't know how I missed this post, but yeah! That's my style! Just don't drop the bag in the back seat....
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    Oh yeah, just roll it in on the creeper.

    Oh yeah, just roll it in on the creeper.
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    Just my $.02, but I'd keep the door. God forbid,...

    Just my $.02, but I'd keep the door. God forbid, it could potentially be a lifesaver someday.....
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    You've heard of Tango Cubs? That's a Limbo Cub....

    You've heard of Tango Cubs? That's a Limbo Cub. That's how it fits under the hangar door.
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    That and a pressurized fuel tank, or a pump. I...

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    I'd say he's a solid 200 lbs. short.

    I'd say he's a solid 200 lbs. short.
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    That's crazy good! I've been into RC aircraft...

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    My 12 has bows made of EMT.

    My 12 has bows made of EMT.
  11. I meant finding a straight board.

    I meant finding a straight board.
  12. That may prove more difficult than drawing the...

    That may prove more difficult than drawing the stripe in the first place.....
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    If that IS real, they're a helluva lot braver...

  14. I seem to remember another incident where O-rings...

    I seem to remember another incident where O-rings didn't work so well when cold....
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    It definitely was the main rotor. You can see one...

    It definitely was the main rotor. You can see one blade disintegrate upon impact.
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    It has to have a big flat washer against the...

    It has to have a big flat washer against the exposed bushing (forward). The rear bushing half is supported/covered by the engine mount flange and needs no washer. From your description, the bolts...
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    Same here, the biggest perceptible improvement...

    Same here, the biggest perceptible improvement was in elevator authority.
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    Mis-fueling was my immediate thought, but I was...

    Mis-fueling was my immediate thought, but I was keeping quiet (rare) until we knew more. What a tragedy.
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    3 cheers for the tug driver !

    3 cheers for the tug driver !
  20. Thread: Flap settings

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    Mine came with a 4 notch plate. I don't know who...

    Mine came with a 4 notch plate. I don't know who installed it or where it came from. It's second notch is right where #1 used to be and it's fourth notch is obviously full flaps. I only ever use #2...
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    A 160/320 is a really good upgrade for a 12. You...

    A 160/320 is a really good upgrade for a 12. You get a nice boost in power without much weight penalty. If you go with a Niagara cooler, a 20a rear mount alternator and a Skytech starter you can...
  22. Thread: Elevator spring

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    They were required to get the airplane to meet...

    They were required to get the airplane to meet the pitch stability/ oscillation requirements for certification.
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    Well, that and the flat spin...... After seeing...

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    It looks like a lot of fun, but my one concern is...

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    Yeah, I should probably go sit in the corner for...

    Yeah, I should probably go sit in the corner for a while.
    Bob's got the best point though, getting into the front seat almost requires stepping on the tire. In my opinion, the rear step on an 18 is...
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