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    Poll: Does your AFM call out VFR or IFR operation...

    Does your AFM call out VFR or IFR operation limits?

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    All installation instructions I've used tell you...

    All installation instructions I've used tell you a range that the probes SHOULD be installed at. But they also tell you that it is more important to keep them all the same distance from the flange....
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    Only if you have a Denso alternator and of the...

    Only if you have a Denso alternator and of the same model and size as Eddie.

    Asking what the field current would be in 'a 30 amp alternator' is like asking how hard the wind should blow. What...
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    Question: In TIG, if the gas shield is important...

    Question: In TIG, if the gas shield is important to protect the weld from oxygen, why don't welders pipe argon into the tube being welded? Wouldn't the shield be needed on both sides of the weld?
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    Do you have the fuzzy insert in the channel? If...

    Do you have the fuzzy insert in the channel? If so, sounds like you'll need to pull the windows and sand any high spots on the top or bottom edges.

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    Nope. The reg is trying but the alternator...

    Nope.

    The reg is trying but the alternator can't work until it's turning.

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    That is incorrect. With the system powered on but...

    That is incorrect. With the system powered on but the engine not turning, there will be no output from the alternator but there will be current flowing through the field windings. The reason is that...
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    The 12 amp 200G will work well for you. From the...

    The 12 amp 200G will work well for you. From the list you showed in there's no way you'd need a 30 amp alternator. And the 200G will save you about a pound over the bigger one.

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    I don't believe that the gear is modified. It...

    I don't believe that the gear is modified. It just needs to be supplied by the customer.

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    You engineer types on here, what are the...

    You engineer types on here, what are the technical differences between 1025 and 4130 when it comes to welding and shaping (as in bending or re bending)?

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    100% agree with dope being forgiving of bad...

    100% agree with dope being forgiving of bad technique. If I can shoot dope and make it look good, anyone can.

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    Short circuits get hot. Web

    Short circuits get hot.

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    Turn on the master. Note the amp reading. Pull...

    Turn on the master. Note the amp reading. Pull the field breaker and note the amp reading. The difference between the two readings is the total current going through the field. Any reading on the...
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    How are you observing the current draw? Panel...

    How are you observing the current draw? Panel mounted ammeter? If so is it in the bus feed or is it in the alternator output?

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    Lol. To many variables. What brand/model? 14 volt...

    Lol. To many variables. What brand/model? 14 volt or 28 volt? Old or new? 'A' circuit or 'B' circuit? And not sure why you'd want to check current draw when you could just do a voltage check.

    The...
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    Yes. Web

    Yes.

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    Go with the B&C. Web

    Go with the B&C.

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    Even your wallet gets lighter! A win-win...

    Even your wallet gets lighter! A win-win situation? Lol

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    I'll let the engine guys address the starter...

    I'll let the engine guys address the starter questions.

    As for the alternator conversion, what kind of electrical load do you plan on having? Lights, battery, avionics? If you actually NEED a...
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    Agreed. Just pointing out the opinions on one...

    Agreed. Just pointing out the opinions on one airframe vs the opinions on another.

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    That part, alone, is just flippin' awesome. Web

    That part, alone, is just flippin' awesome.

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    This is just an observation and you can all bolt...

    This is just an observation and you can all bolt anything onto your aircraft you wish (or not).

    It was pointed out to me years ago, by very old and high time pilots, that the original Cub gear...
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    Not sure about price as it can vary and you can...

    Not sure about price as it can vary and you can look around for deals from different suppliers.

    As for function, both units are very similar with a display and add on units for expansion. If...
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    Assuming you mean G3X vs Skyview? Web

    Assuming you mean G3X vs Skyview?

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    I do this quite often. But there are limits to...

    I do this quite often. But there are limits to how much 'pre wire' you can do before the wires go into the aircraft. Some things are easy such as audio panels. I stub out the wires for the...
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