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    Both Champion and Tempest fine wire plugs with...

    Both Champion and Tempest fine wire plugs with definitely lead foul on the lower cylinders if you run rich at idle. I have 40 engines with them I work on and they always need cleaned. New engines...
  2. Thread: Popping sound.

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    I have found that if I use a .4995" unpiloted...

    I have found that if I use a .4995" unpiloted reamer, I can pust the valve until it almost falls out and ream. There is never any build up at the inboard side of the valve so no real value in pushing...
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    2 1/2 days of calling. Whole load was sold to fur...

    2 1/2 days of calling. Whole load was sold to fur buyer just like you see it. I kept 2 is all.
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    1100 #

    Here is a load of 1100# of coyotes from December. They might not all fit!

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    That is a 0-1" mike, they are typically adjusted...

    That is a 0-1" mike, they are typically adjusted at "zero" so no standards needed.

    I usually wear my optivisor when trying to read the vernier scale. I have a digital mike that is calibrated to...
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    I'm guessing the new 172s must have CS props with...

    I'm guessing the new 172s must have CS props with Beta??:lol:
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    Just what do you tell the insurance adjuster??

    Just what do you tell the insurance adjuster??
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    This is going to be expensive!

    Trying to taxi today off the ramp and the taxiway was closed for a while. A 172 was on the taxiway when a PC-12 pulled out and chopped his wing off. Looks like he barely missed the fuel tank!

    I...
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    Really nice!

    Really nice!
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    I've got a 22-250 AI reamer. I think the 30*...

    I've got a 22-250 AI reamer. I think the 30* shoulders are better though. Wish I had some reamers with 30* shoulders other than the 6 SLR.
  11. Thread: Happy Halloween

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    Biplane

    My grandson is a biplane for Halloween. He ground looped a couple of times but all in all, a great night.39577
  12. Thread: Engine woes

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    I work on a fleet of C172s and PA44 right now. I...

    I work on a fleet of C172s and PA44 right now. I install a couple of mags every week. We go through 6 to 8 a week working on a total of 30ish airplanes. Our TBO on the slicks is 400 hours with an...
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    If the paperwork doesn't take as long as the...

    If the paperwork doesn't take as long as the repair, you're doing it wrong - or so it seems. As far as prop logs. I get them wtih new props or overhauled but they never get a single entry in them...
  14. Thread: Engine woes

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    The Bendix mags are better, if you can, run them.

    The Bendix mags are better, if you can, run them.
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    The problem with the 22-250 is that MOST of them...

    The problem with the 22-250 is that MOST of them had 1-14" twist barrels. They won't stabilize a lot of the good bullets out there. Mine won't even shoot 55 grain Ballistic tip or Vmaxes. It will at...
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    I have worked on a lot of Carbon Cubs, pulled a...

    I have worked on a lot of Carbon Cubs, pulled a lot of wings off, pulled engines etc because rich guys were buying them and their skills hadn't caught up with their pocket books. There is a lot VHB...
  17. Thread: Stratus Xpndr

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    Good to hear

    Good to hear
  18. Thread: Stratus Xpndr

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    Stratus Xpndr

    Anyone have a Stratus transponder? I am needing a Xpndr and thought I might as well do the ADS-B in/out at the same time. My old boss who has an avionics shop recommended the Status ESi. Just...
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    3327133270 Ruby has a thing for cubs that...

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    Ruby has a thing for cubs that don't belong to her- oh, and she seems to like 35s too!
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    32089 Here is a photo of Marty's 210 sitting...

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    Here is a photo of Marty's 210 sitting on the ramp in Bettles well before he flew it to Wild Lake.
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    He couldn't get the door open even when the plane...

    He couldn't get the door open even when the plane was full of water. He said it was jammed. He got tangled in the harness from the right seat and it took 30 seconds to get free. No air left in the...
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    Another plane down in AK

    Was in the hangar working yesterday when some fisherman stopped through to buy some fuel. They mentioned that there was "A 210 in Wild Lake". A friend of mine runs a mine there and has a 1200' strip...
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    I think that is all this guy does.

    I think that is all this guy does.
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    Another Bonanza bites the dust.

    Don't know what the story is here but I was changing an EGT probe on a Seminole and I see this tow truck coming down the taxiway with a Bonanza slug. Belly landing of some type- failed gear or...
  25. That's the best they could do? Requiring a...

    That's the best they could do? Requiring a modification of the case!! Pretty sad that they didn't find a cheaper solution than this.
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