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  1. Thread: The 300$ Annual

    by texmex
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    This thread reminds me of my extensive reading of...

    This thread reminds me of my extensive reading of BeechTalk.

    There was the camp who vented over the quality of maintenance/repairs or were absolutely indignant if say a screwdriver got left in...
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    I'm no mechanic. But I think the two 'larger...

    I'm no mechanic. But I think the two 'larger bolts' will be the pins shown on the left. And yes there should be some movement on those pins. I think the calliper that doesn't move may need a closer...
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    When I had my hangar built I took plans to an old...

    When I had my hangar built I took plans to an old builder friend of my fathers in my home town 4 hours away. A lot of the big volume builders here have shallow roof pitches. 10 or 11 degrees. He said...
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    56125 Does anyone have any idea what size nut...

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    Does anyone have any idea what size nut goes onto this CHT probe? It's the original Stewart Warner prob, however it's missing after the engine rebuild.
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    56070 Engine in tail on.

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    Engine in tail on.
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    56069 This is the door latch on the door frame...

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    This is the door latch on the door frame and item 22 is an abrasive wear washer made out of I don't know what. But Cessna have no record of it and don't sell it. I think it's to cushion the...
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    The wings off thing is to do with SID's but my...

    The wings off thing is to do with SID's but my aircraft is ok, and that's not required. I don't think you guys do SID's unless the aircraft is working commercially. Is that correct?

    It's the same...
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    Thanks stewartb.

    Thanks stewartb.
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    Hi guys. Would someone be able to email me the...

    Hi guys. Would someone be able to email me the latest Cessna SID's papers? For a 1974 C180J, serial number 18052450.

    I have registered with Cessna but am told 'my registration will be processed'....
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    Hi All. Does anyone have any idea what the goop...

    Hi All. Does anyone have any idea what the goop Cessna used around the side windows is? Original 1974 original side windows.

    General purpose thinners wasn't that effective, and there's not much...
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    Hi Guys. Firstly, the friggen Virus. What a...

    Hi Guys.

    Firstly, the friggen Virus. What a drama. I had 8 months unemployed (or at least unemployed from a job that allows a Cessna 180 rebuild) last year. I did drive a Case harvester which was...
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    Well who else has had a hard six months? I've...

    Well who else has had a hard six months? I've been stood down from work, home schooling a 15 year old who apparently knows everything, and literally keeping the home fires burning for a cold winter....
  13. Ok. I guess that is possible. But I was...

    Ok. I guess that is possible.

    But I was amazed at how easily the whole tail came off. I guess it was three or four hours work, but not difficult. I was also amazed at how light the fin was. I...
  14. That was certainly the case with my aircraft. ...

    That was certainly the case with my aircraft.

    I wasn't intending to pull the tail off, but there was a significant amount of corrosion growing on the underside where the 'Tanalain' leading edge...
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    48781 I love the ceramic coated exhaust. I had...

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    I love the ceramic coated exhaust. I had a bigger diameter pipe welded onto the exhaust for number 2. So as the Carby heat shroud wouldn't rattle. Before it was a rattling good fit that...
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    Hi Guys. Favour to ask. Would someone in the...

    Hi Guys.

    Favour to ask. Would someone in the 'lower 48' be able to receive a number of small parcels, and then combine and forward to me in Australia? I need some small items from McFarlane, JPI...
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    I think the balance tube is clamped to a clamp...

    I think the balance tube is clamped to a clamp that comes off the sump bolts. I see if I can get a pic tomorrow.

    I would like a pic of the alternative if you have one please Rob or Hotrod180.
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    I'm mostly enjoying the project which is partly...

    I'm mostly enjoying the project which is partly because I have good guys in their field to call upon. The Electrical guy is about a mile down the road and a great sheetmetal man twenty minutes away....
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    Alright, as everyone is bored in lockup, I will...

    Alright, as everyone is bored in lockup, I will ask some dumb questions. Just for fun.

    What are the hieroglyphics on the front of my engine case? If you expand out the pic you will see many.

    ...
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    My son's girlfriend is an employment lawyer. She...

    My son's girlfriend is an employment lawyer. She tells me they're dealing with a workers compensation claim whereby the claimant says they were injured while working from home.

    I had to laugh. I...
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    It is a factory, '74 control wheel. I would like...

    It is a factory, '74 control wheel. I would like to run it down the inside of the control column, but apart from a cursory glance, I haven't been down that rabbit hole yet.

    If not, a curly cord...
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    You need deterrents, so as others don't ask to...

    You need deterrents, so as others don't ask to borrow your airplane. :smile:

    This is the process I'm up to to put a PTT into my C180 control wheel.

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    I've had a friend mill the side and...
  23. Thread: new compass

    by texmex
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    Pokey, do you have the 'two' piece windscreen or...

    Pokey, do you have the 'two' piece windscreen or the single. (not sure why it's called the 'two' piece as it's one piece with an aluminium strip drilled down the middle)

    I'm in the process of...
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    :cockpit: Yes, happy birthday Eddy.

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    Yes, happy birthday Eddy.
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    Thanks for everybody’s thoughts. I’ll try...

    Thanks for everybody’s thoughts.

    I’ll try without and if I think it needs one the small low profile one mounted in front of the V-bars would be step two.
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