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    Yes, single cover has and still does work very...

    Yes, single cover has and still does work very well. Double is much stronger, usually as light or lighter, and way faster than laying finish tapes on a wing.... and I like the look of it. Just in the...
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    Yep, definitely try the Staggerwing Knot. Only...

    Yep, definitely try the Staggerwing Knot. Only thing I'd have done different is double cover, but I'm bias there.
    John
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    Here's a chart that DuPont sent out a while back,...

    Here's a chart that DuPont sent out a while back, showing the temperature relations of certain colors. There are variables in all this, as in the formula of the paint, so it's not absolute in...
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    In the same breath.... I've followed a $5000...

    In the same breath.... I've followed a $5000 annual that was absolutely NOT airworthy! They'd worried about all the cosmetics and do-dads, and forgot to look at the corrosion in the main spar carry...
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    Lock-O-Seal. Done a bunch of them. Easy fix and...

    Lock-O-Seal. Done a bunch of them. Easy fix and not that expensive. Quite common problem.
    John
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    Would a drilled and tapped hole for a machine...

    Would a drilled and tapped hole for a machine screw be a better option than the PK screw, or would there be any appreciable difference?

    John
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    Looks great Dan, and no surprise that it passed...

    Looks great Dan, and no surprise that it passed with "flying colors"!!!
    Well done!
    John
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    Mechanic around Arlington

    I have a friend that needs a prebuy/annual done on a Mooney, in the Arlington, WA area. It's been a while since I spent much time there, so I was wondering who is the goto person in the area....
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    Well....guess how I knew to suggest that?...

    Well....guess how I knew to suggest that? :roll::wink: It happens!!
    John
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    Dan, check the lead placement from the cap to the...

    Dan, check the lead placement from the cap to the plug. Sounds like the leads aren't headed to the right plug. Also, did you time it with the pin in the right hole?

    John
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    I know a couple of guys that were building an...

    I know a couple of guys that were building an airplane and invited me over to see. When I got there, they were setting dihedral with a "smart" level. I shook my head and told them that it was a great...
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    Cheap and quick, Tim....just go buy a 50' 1/2"...

    Cheap and quick, Tim....just go buy a 50' 1/2" air hose, lay it on the ground and THEN start with the filters and stuff. You're wasting your time and money running any filter any sooner. A big...
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    I'd quickly rig a second gauge/line. Check the...

    I'd quickly rig a second gauge/line. Check the fitting where it leaves the engine, maybe flush the galley out and try that. It's cheap and easy. Then I'd go from there. Did they run the engine after...
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    I was just going to say....both of those examples...

    I was just going to say....both of those examples would ground a BUNCH of airplanes if it was a problem. I've seen more with a sloppy drill job than I have without, I think!
    John
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    That's their job! I'm glad it's warmer...or we'd...

    That's their job! I'm glad it's warmer...or we'd be under a few hundred feet of ice right here! I'm not gonna get worried until it STOPS changing!
    John
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    Try Aircraft Windshield in Los Alamitos,...

    Try Aircraft Windshield in Los Alamitos, California. I haven't ordered from anyone else in years.
    John
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    My Bellanca was the last one I found with rust...

    My Bellanca was the last one I found with rust inside. And only in spots. It's usually from condensation rather than leakage. The longerons on my Cruisair were absolutely solid, except for rust...
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    I'd heard that Tubeseal was discontinued. I sure...

    I'd heard that Tubeseal was discontinued. I sure hope it doesn't stay that way, because that stuff was lightyears ahead of all the other stuff!!! I dropped a little on the outside of a bottom...
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    I was up and borrowed their press brake a while...

    I was up and borrowed their press brake a while back. Keith is still over in Philippines (I think that where it was), but the guy running the Libby airport was still manning the shop and the phone at...
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    I've had dry spots.....not enough paint on the...

    I've had dry spots.....not enough paint on the surface.....look in the mirror to see the problem.
    I've had orange peel..... poor technique, wrong air, etc...there's a list of them....again, on me.
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    Well, that's been my experience, since I first...

    Well, that's been my experience, since I first shot the "first generation" paint in 1996....and not just with this paint but every other paint. I've shot the current Ekopoly Premium in 60 degrees...
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    Consistency comes from the one pulling the...

    Consistency comes from the one pulling the trigger. If you mix and shoot the same, it'll behave the same....good, bad or indifferent.

    John
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    Here's the chains....

    Here's the chains....
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    Haha... Clydes are great on a mower! They can...

    Haha... Clydes are great on a mower! They can cover some ground!

    It's actually not a PIA at all.. When I know I'll be painting tomorrow, I throw the unopened can on the roller and give it a couple...
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