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    Yup, if the counterweights balance the door in...

    Yup, if the counterweights balance the door in all positions, there's no need for paper analysis of strap tension. However the in-out (horizontal) loads on the building do indeed vary with...
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    Wow! thank you Glen

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    Maybe consider Atlee Dodge or Dakota tanks? ...

    Maybe consider Atlee Dodge or Dakota tanks? Dunno whether they're STC'd for -14, but probly are, given that they're STC'd for -12.
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    I tried that at altitude in my 12, a staggering...

    I tried that at altitude in my 12, a staggering climb with full flaps. It took almost 200 ft to fully recover and flare to level flight. That was without practicing more than a couple times,...
  5. Checked with a friend, Mike - -

    Checked with a friend, Mike - -
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    Looks like not AN fittings, but fittings that...

    Looks like not AN fittings, but fittings that mate to AN flare?
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    I don't understand Steve; could you please...

    I don't understand Steve; could you please elaborate? Don't want to screw up the EXP I'm working on - -
  8. "Moving a battery doesnít require an STC or field...

    "Moving a battery doesnít require an STC or field approval"

    My FSDO guy said it did. CG change, and strength of mounting issues for "massive" items in the passenger space. Field approval was...
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    Mounted on the wrong sides of the brackets?

    Mounted on the wrong sides of the brackets?
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    I used hat-type stringers, mounted similar to how...

    I used hat-type stringers, mounted similar to how Stinson did it. super-12.com. Steve has 'em, near Chehalis.
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    He was mostly just razzing me. Though that...

    He was mostly just razzing me. Though that particular time I WAS way too high and had to slip aggressively.


    Agree. End up going faster than otherwise, but total energy is dissipated...
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    Right. Valid for constant acceleration only. ...

    Right. Valid for constant acceleration only. Not even exact on wheels because drag increases with speed.
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    JIC fittings from a hydraulics shop will work if...

    JIC fittings from a hydraulics shop will work if AN fittings not available. They're 37 deg. The automotive SAE flare is 45 deg.

    Here's more than you ever wanted to know about that: ...
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    On my -12 the bottom of the stick where the...

    On my -12 the bottom of the stick where the aileron cables attach is extended by an inch or so. It's a bolt-on piece, and operates to give more cable travel for a given stick deflection. I don't...
  15. Thread: Cub Jigs

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    Maybe. Depends on the cold stress. If in...

    Maybe. Depends on the cold stress. If in tension or neutral, yes, it will pull. If in compression, maybe just relax the joint.
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    I have a couple spare cable-safes - I'll give em...

    I have a couple spare cable-safes - I'll give em to you if you want em.
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    Sticky: Now Perry, nice is good.

    Now Perry, nice is good.
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    Ugh, that is a genuine PIA. Kinda like getting...

    Ugh, that is a genuine PIA. Kinda like getting Clydsdales to pull a real load. 8)

    FWIW I have a pic somewhere of a Clyde standing on a sled being pulled by - I can't remember - Belgians,...
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    Just finished (I hope!) Going through that. My...

    Just finished (I hope!) Going through that. My MA4SPA carb started dripping last summer, stopped for a while, then got worse. I have overhaul paperwork from Avstar, 2011. About 700 hours sunce...
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    https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2021/02/0...

    https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/aviation/2021/02/05/ntsb-plane-that-crashed-near-wrangell-st-elias-national-park-killing-2-apparently-broke-up-in-midair/
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    I have the short mount on my -12, and Sutton...

    I have the short mount on my -12, and Sutton exhaust. It all fits fine. Enjoy!
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    The entire system is forward of the accessory...

    The entire system is forward of the accessory case, so the mount shouldn't matter.
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    Good point for annual insp - fuel valve screws...

    Good point for annual insp - fuel valve screws tight! Thanks for the reminder - - -
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    Bushings would be pressed into the outer tube. ...

    Bushings would be pressed into the outer tube.

    Along the lines of what Sky was saying, you don't want too close a fit between inner and outer tubes. If too close it wouldn't take much to get...
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    Give some thought to material removal - and - how...

    Give some thought to material removal - and - how much is left in that outer tube. Another possibility would be to drive a hardened bullet through that outer tube, with heat on the outer tube if...
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