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    In the nicest possible way, that's a bad idea but...

    In the nicest possible way, that's a bad idea but your choice. If your mechanic is onboard with this solution then I completely understand why they were "scratching their head".... Good Luck. I hope...
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    Did the liner tube come out when the wires were...

    Did the liner tube come out when the wires were replaced? This is the kind of stuff I've seen before with an extra hole. It would actually be kind of hard to get it that far out without the front...
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    That right there is a reason to do anything ........

    That right there is a reason to do anything ..... Cash in the MEMORY Bank is more valuable than cash in the MONEY bank......
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    Bob - Sure that's possible but dont forget there...

    Bob - Sure that's possible but dont forget there are also bottom wires. Regardless, to suggest that the vertical stab movement is part of the problem is wrong. The root of the problem is very clear,...
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    Let me clarify... The HORIZONTAL stab should not...

    Let me clarify... The HORIZONTAL stab should not have that movement even without the vertical stab in the tailpost. The problem is VERY clear. The vertical stab, or the brace wires have nothing to...
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    Think of it this way... The fuselage has a...

    Think of it this way...

    The fuselage has a rear horizontal stab support that is FIXED. The liner tube should be drilled to have a very minimal lateral movement (Only enough required to allow for...
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    yes - I dont have the time or energy to go...

    yes - I dont have the time or energy to go through the effort of doing all that work just to get a bent up & used gasket....
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    Me either. Lots of loose attach bolts...but not...

    Me either. Lots of loose attach bolts...but not many broken pins.
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    Best website I've seen in a while

    https://aviationhistorymuseums.com/

    Maybe some of you have been to this site. If not, prepare to spend hours.....
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    Awesome - I was looking at a different TC for the...

    Awesome - I was looking at a different TC for the engine (I assumed it was an equivalent to the A-75)

    This one is listed in E-205 as a the military variant and requires that I mark the dataplate...
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    It actually hits the cross tube between the...

    It actually hits the cross tube between the longerons preventing it from going deep enough for it to line up. I've only seen it on a J3 and only with the atlee cabane.
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    I'm not following.... This engine is NOT an A-65...

    I'm not following.... This engine is NOT an A-65 or A-75 etc.... it is an O-170-7. It is the military variant of the A-75. this engine is not on the TCDS of either the airplane or the engine....But...
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    0-170-7 Continental Engine

    Does anyone know anything about this engine.... A friend has one on his cub and we are just trying to figure out what we need to do. I think I know the answer but maybe someone here has dealt with...
  14. Thread: Cabane Vee

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    I had the same problem when I rebuilt the J3. I...

    I had the same problem when I rebuilt the J3. I ended up adding some clearance by grinding away the middle of the strap on the cabane (indicated in green & I.A.W. Atlee Dodge verbal instructions)...
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    Bad diaphram. Replace pump.

    Bad diaphram. Replace pump.
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    I have one that I take care of and its always...

    I have one that I take care of and its always loose. It's a real heavy airplane. going to suggest a two bolt tailwheel for him next annual.
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    AC43-9C Section 12 - Problem Solved

    AC43-9C Section 12 - Problem Solved
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    In the interest of clarity for everyone: ...

    In the interest of clarity for everyone:

    Backfire is when the intake side of the cylinder ignites the fuel/air mixture in the intake and carb.

    Afterfire is when unburned fuel/air ignites on the...
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    Looks like he ran out of fuel. They verified he...

    Looks like he ran out of fuel. They verified he is down..... it sure looks to me he probably survived....

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    Stolen King Air 90 - Mississippi

    Sounds like the mechanic stole the airplane this morning.

    https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N342ER

    The flight before this one on flightaware was him also....they said he mentioned crashing...
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    I spent some time last night flagging all of the...

    I spent some time last night flagging all of the 1 star reviews on google as "inappropriate" because they were all made by the internet clowns who have never been to the place. If they had been...
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    If you think its trouble finding the make model...

    If you think its trouble finding the make model of instruments used in your restoration, then wait until you find out that stewart warner used different pointers in its instruments. Does it have the...
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    On Google they are giving poor reviews to the...

    On Google they are giving poor reviews to the WRONG place. I'm all for making sure this type of behavoir is not tolerated, but for goodness sake make sure you get the right place before you ruin the...
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    I like this guy already..... Great first post....

    I like this guy already..... Great first post. Welcome to Supercub.org!
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    He is only using the nails to make the ropes to...

    He is only using the nails to make the ropes to the correct repeatable dimesnions, not to test them....
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