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    So how much oil was on the dip stick after...

    So how much oil was on the dip stick after landing?
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    No salt water rain at the Mills but have heard...

    No salt water rain at the Mills but have heard not the case at Marshfield.
    I have checked the drain holes and all are clear. We did have some heavy rain the other day so will hopefully fly today and...
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    Thank you all again for the suggestions. I do...

    Thank you all again for the suggestions.
    I do park outside on a grass strip this time of year so had not noticed it till last week when went to an airport with a paved parking place for breakfast. I...
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    Pete, Thank you for the reply. The water is...

    Pete,
    Thank you for the reply. The water is draining from ahead of the baggage area and the carpet there is dry. I think it still the top of the cabin. When I first has it the baggage carpet would...
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    Water leak

    On my 185 I notice after a rain and I fly somewhere when parked on the ramp there is water leaking from the weep hole on the belly near the middle of the back seat. The carpet does not seem to be...
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    Thank you but their in Ut. so shipping would be...

    Thank you but their in Ut. so shipping would be too much.
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    I just got an email and saw that too. After...

    I just got an email and saw that too.

    After much frustration I finally have my Trio working fairly well.
    If I had to do it all over I would probably wait for the Trutrak as It probably would not...
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    WTB: Tug EZ type or equivilent

    Looking for a used EZ type tug to move my 185 around.
    I live in the New England area.

    Thanks,

    Tom
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    WTB EZ Powertpw tug

    Hi,
    I am looking for a used Powertow EZ 40 or similar to move my 185.
    Prefably within a few hundred miles of Ma.

    Please PM,

    Tom
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    When I got the 185 a few years back my wife...

    When I got the 185 a few years back my wife wanted to get checked out and the insurance company wanted 10 hours in type before she to carry passengers.
    She did have about 75 hours of T/W time.
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    Can someone explain the life cycle of these...

    Can someone explain the life cycle of these devices?
    They say 3 years and I see some actually have a built in clock. So will that make them inoperative when the time runs out.
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    In reading the manual I see the battery is...

    In reading the manual I see the battery is replaceable and they are available for less than $5 on ebay.
    I wonder if the calibration is really needed as these are certainly far more accurate than the...
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    Make sure you can get Ethanol free mogas if you...

    Make sure you can get Ethanol free mogas if you want to go this route
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    Most recommend running 150-175d ROP Do some...

    Most recommend running 150-175d ROP Do some research in the GAMI website also as it has a wealth of info on the proper way to run your engine. Most of the articles are based "on Fuel injected...
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    Hopefully there arn't many 180/185 drivers...

    Hopefully there arn't many 180/185 drivers running 50d ROP. It is arguably the worst mixture setting.
  16. Lou, Yes I read that somewhere also and it...

    Lou,
    Yes I read that somewhere also and it should be measured in the overhead cabin area.
  17. Yes the Trio uses a pushrod but there were no...

    Yes the Trio uses a pushrod but there were no cable adjustments made. The noise I have noticed for some time long before the A/P installation.
    Mudwagon, Thank you for the heads up, the carry through...
  18. Bit of a delay and going in Monday to have a look...

    Bit of a delay and going in Monday to have a look see.
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    Sorry I haven't got back with flight test...

    Sorry I haven't got back with flight test reports. There have been some problems and I had the head replaced but same issues persist. I will say the help and time Chuck from Trio has been excellent....
  20. Just finished the annual and every pulley was...

    Just finished the annual and every pulley was tested for rotation and lubed. I don't think cable tension was checked however.
  21. Its going in the heated hanger today so the mech...

    Its going in the heated hanger today so the mech can take a good look at it.
  22. The noise is definitely coming from the left wing...

    The noise is definitely coming from the left wing about mid section, I am guessing.
  23. Pete, Thank you for the reply. I do have an A/P...

    Pete,
    Thank you for the reply. I do have an A/P but it was installed last month and uses pushrods but this had been going on for quite some time now.
  24. Can hear aileron cable rubbing when cold in 185

    I noticed when cold turning the ailerons left or right on the ground with the engine not running I can hear the a aileron cable rubbing in the left wing.
    It was in the low 30's the other day and...
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    The not following a heading bug seems to be...

    The not following a heading bug seems to be normal on these newer GPS driven autopilots. I actually replaced my old DG with a newer used one with a heading bug designed for a S-TEC A/P some time ago...
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