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    A quick google search comes up with a couple of...

    A quick google search comes up with a couple of manufacturers saying not to paint because the assembly is tuned for a narrow frequency band and paint changes the tuning. I always wondered why.
  2. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    With the top side done I can lift it and swap the...

    With the top side done I can lift it and swap the bottom end. Damn, I love airplanes.

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    Most problems have solutions....

    Most problems have solutions. http://tcwtech.com/ibbs_integrated_backup_battery_system_3ah_6ah_certified.html

    In the exp world some guys use these to back up electronic ignitions, too. Mine is...
  4. Your panel looks very nice. Enjoy it. And like...

    Your panel looks very nice. Enjoy it. And like all of us with glass? Understand that in 6 months something newer and cooler will come out and your stuff will be dated. But it'll still work as well as...
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    Ducting those NACA inlets to the cooler? That...

    Ducting those NACA inlets to the cooler? That might work but I'm not sure that's a high pressure area of the cowl so inlet pressure may not be what you need it to be. Louvers increase air exchange...
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    If seat belts are attached to structure there's...

    If seat belts are attached to structure there's little chance the seat base will separate, but it wouldn't matter if it did. In any event theres little chance the seat base would separate from the...
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    Carbon Concepts recently used my original nose...

    Carbon Concepts recently used my original nose bowl as a plug to make a mold to make me a new carbon fiber nose bowl. The oil cooler holes were blanked out so I could move them a little for better...
  8. Got grandkids yet? When you do? Grandma will want...

    Got grandkids yet? When you do? Grandma will want to live near them. Tax consequences aren't important. Neither are you. Just sayin'.

    My perspective as a life long Alaskan? I like Texas. I have no...
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    The tide changed a year or two ago when natural...

    The tide changed a year or two ago when natural gas surpassed coal and became the majority fuel source for generating electricity in the USA. At least that's what my teaches energy science to science...
  10. Thread: Oil Screen

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    I wonder if that's a factor on Nunavut's oil...

    I wonder if that's a factor on Nunavut's oil pressure issue? Wrong gasket?

    I'll pick up two Casper gaskets from Spruce tomorrow. Specifically for Casper. Didn't want to take a chance with oil port...
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    Installing VG's

    The hardest parts to paint are sharp edges since paint crawls away from edges. VGs are just about nothing but edges. Shooting a primer coat helps the top coat stick. Otherwise the edges will be...
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    It seems unlikely that Cessna incorporated Y...

    It seems unlikely that Cessna incorporated Y harnesses into anything in the '50s but if there's a hard point there? Why not use it? We think differently about seat restraints now compared to 65 years...
  13. Thread: Oil Screen

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    Do B&C adapters require a specific gasket? I...

    Do B&C adapters require a specific gasket? I believe B&C and Casper are different.
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    Why ABWs? Parts availability literally across the...

    Why ABWs? Parts availability literally across the runway. Standard brake parts available everywhere. Ease of switching back and forth to 6" wheels. My Cub uses Grove brakes with ABW or Grove wheels...
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    Skis? I don’t know anything about Beringer gear...

    Skis? I don’t know anything about Beringer gear but it appears skis would be a problem.
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    Maxpulse has settings for alternating or...

    Maxpulse has settings for alternating or simultaneous flash with multiple speeds for both. It also allows steady on for either or both lights, and all off, too. For closely mounted lights like those...
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    Garmin instruments use bluetooth to share...

    Garmin instruments use bluetooth to share information with other devices, like iPads. These new instruments will allow an owner to easily retrofit superior instruments without remodeling the panel...
  18. Thread: New PPONK

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    We make improvements to affect a result....

    We make improvements to affect a result. Theorize-experiment to validate. With respect to engines I've had an interest all my life and a very specific interest in high performance airplane engines...
  19. Thread: Hanger Heat

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    Consider the space and how you utilize it when...

    Consider the space and how you utilize it when choosing a heat source. Radiant is great when standing underneath it and then you get cold when you move away. And in my shop if we leave things under...
  20. Thread: Hanger Heat

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    I recognize that stuff. it's tough. I dug one up...

    I recognize that stuff. it's tough. I dug one up with a loader a couple of years ago. After that it's amazing how diesel fumes smell like natural gas!
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    I heat my 55' x 60' x 14' hangar with a single...

    I heat my 55' x 60' x 14' hangar with a single high-efficiency gas fired unit heater. It's -22* outside this morning and I was walking around the hangar in stocking feet. I do need to add a few...
  22. Thread: New PPONK

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    Re-read post 45.

    Re-read post 45.
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    Where's the science?

    Where's the science?
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    That it couldn't identify north played a big...

    That it couldn't identify north played a big part. And that before being installed in an airplane.

    This talk about a compass being more reliable than electronics is comedy to me. Whiskey...
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    I drank the kool aid. I bought a SIRS panel mount...

    I drank the kool aid. I bought a SIRS panel mount compass for the Wildcat. Junk. It went in the trash before it went in the plane. Don't believe everything you read!
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