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    Are you looking for new or serviceable? Web

    Are you looking for new or serviceable?

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    I'm not a fan of the panel either. Just the way...

    I'm not a fan of the panel either. Just the way it is.

    What can you tell me about that prop? Will it go full feather? Reverse? How is it controlled?

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    Stu is the very definition of 'a fine human...

    Stu is the very definition of 'a fine human being'. Every time I worked on his aircraft, he seemed as concerned with buying me lunch as I was with fixing his aircraft. I recently worked with him on...
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    I don't know of an actual reference but I had a former fed tell me about a C-172 that had been sanded like that. It ceased to be an airplane at that point.

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    GASP!!! Web

    GASP!!!

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    A gun is just a tool. Get the correct tool for...

    A gun is just a tool. Get the correct tool for the job anticipated. If you choose a tool to do more than one job, such as the Savage 24, you'll pay a penalty in weight of the gun and ammo. Figure out...
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    Be careful of over heating the battery with...

    Be careful of over heating the battery with exhaust heat or an engine preheater. Otherwise it's a good move, functionally speaking. And if you don't already have one, install a master relay on the...
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    You do what you decide is best but that line he...

    You do what you decide is best but that line he gave you about sloppy practices and inaccurate readings is a load of crap. I can't swing a dead cat without hitting a fabric airplane with no static...
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    Be aware that some systems are not compatible...

    Be aware that some systems are not compatible with electronic circuit breakers.

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    You always have to check your W&B. Just pointing...

    You always have to check your W&B. Just pointing out that you can make a baggage compartment without having to buy an STC.

    Also, Mike beat me to the sleeping bag scenario. I've seen baggage...
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    You can install a baggage compartment without STC...

    You can install a baggage compartment without STC as long as you don't cut or weld structure. Fabricate the compartment and install it with steel clamps and log entry only.

    And, I bet I can come...
  12. Dear Santa; Please don't make me go camping...

    Dear Santa;

    Please don't make me go camping with a couple of these guys.

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    If you are in Alaska, we ARE one continuous...

    If you are in Alaska, we ARE one continuous fly-in. Lots of J3/PA-11 around ANC and the valley.

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  14. Thread: Jetson One

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    Both concepts seem to hit the same wall of...

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    I've had good luck with it when assembling...

    I've had good luck with it when assembling connectors for aircraft exposed to water/salt water. I'll dip the stripped end of the wire into ACF-50 before crimping the terminal onto the conductor. Then...
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    Put a dab of ACF-50 or similar on the ground...

    Put a dab of ACF-50 or similar on the ground hardware to help keep the corrosion from getting a start.

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  17. Thread: Jetson One

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    Another point to consider; Igor himself played...

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    'Good night Chesty, wherever you are' Web

    'Good night Chesty, wherever you are'

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  19. Thread: Jetson One

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    Experiment on! But remember that Igor flew...

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    I'm most curious about the claim of flying with...

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    Ok. Where's the redundancy? One fan drive at each...

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    As long as they meet the leak test criteria then...

    As long as they meet the leak test criteria then have fun with them.

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    How did you test them for leakage? If they seal...

    How did you test them for leakage? If they seal properly then great. But if you just installed them without checking the system for leaks then you can't trust your airspeed or altitude readings.
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    Have you pumped these up or down on a test box to...

    Have you pumped these up or down on a test box to see how 'gas tight' they are? There are strict limits for leaks on the pitot and static systems.

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  25. Thread: Jetson One

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    Never under estimate the human animal. I know...

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