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  1. FS: Well, sort of……Blue Mountain Avionics EFIS

    Blue Mountain Avionics EFIS. Removed from an -18 fuel management mishap from a couple of years ago in Southcentral AK, I ended up buying the repairable airframe, panel still in it with various...
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    Hardware solutions for items “no longer...

    Hardware solutions for items “no longer available” still exist. One door closes another opens. My aviation career/experience
    is a fair amount lighter on the GA and Supercub side than it is on the...
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    What about the Crosswinds STOL streamlined tubing...

    What about the Crosswinds STOL streamlined tubing tail brace system? Cal & Charlie Center figured this out a long time ago when they started hanging big engines on PA-12s etc. It works in harmony...
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    Hangared matters to a point, more controlled...

    Hangared matters to a point, more controlled environment. Location in the US matters a fair amount more. Coastal areas worst. Humidity and salt air. Florida is called corrosion corner for good reason...
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    I have had excellent results on the old...

    I have had excellent results on the old paper/layered plastic film in the past using regular DuPont enamel thinner used for their original Dulux Enamel paint. It had no ill effects on plexiglass but...
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    Nope, not taking anything away from the...

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    This rings true with another class of guys I’ve...

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    Hey. As an A&P for a commercial 121/135 air...

    Hey. As an A&P for a commercial 121/135 air carrier, the FAA requires us to sign EVERYTHING off for return to service using a reference, even if it’s a small, seemingly insignificant common sense...
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    Anyone seen this?

    Steve, researched this a bit, have a couple of friends each with a 7ECA plus I worked for a Bellanca dealer here in the early 80s so have twisted a wrench on a few and although memory fades…..I have...
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    Steve, great thread and thanks. Nice to get some...

    Steve, great thread and thanks. Nice to get some in depth info on the care and feeding of a Lightspeed ignition and what can happen with its use etc.

    Short but to the point story on an intake...
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    Randy, thank you for the enlightenment and the...

    Randy, thank you for the enlightenment and the chuckle. Truly epic. I’ll buy into the animal head for a throw pillow 1:1 ratio plan. So far I’m keeping up as my wife also doesn’t overdo the pillow...
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    Skywagon, your 1462# on floats puts you at about...

    Skywagon, your 1462# on floats puts you at about what, 1250-1260 on wheels? Not horrible by any stretch I’d say though I may be way off on that guesstimate.
    Are you using the Pawnee prop or...
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    Not wanting to hijack this thread, sending you a...

    Not wanting to hijack this thread, sending you a PM with a question or two.
    Thanks, Oz
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    Ok, I’ll bite, but first, certificated or...

    Ok, I’ll bite, but first, certificated or experimental, or do you care?
  15. Thread: Excess threads?

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    RV, that’s great! It’s gratifying to know that...

    RV, that’s great! It’s gratifying to know that even if it’s just one person, passing on some info helps make someone’s life and experience easier. Enjoy the info. It’s an amazing collection.

    ...
  16. Thread: Excess threads?

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    Mikes app only covers the formula for AN bolts....

    Mikes app only covers the formula for AN bolts. It’s a great help but won’t work with NAS and MS hardware because of differences in how the dash numbers for length and in some cases length, part...
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    They call it their “Big binder reference book” ...

    They call it their “Big binder reference book”


    Sent from my iPhone using SuperCub.Org
  18. Thread: Excess threads?

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    [/ATTACH]561415614256143 Sent from my iPhone...

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    Sent from my iPhone using SuperCub.Org mobile app
  19. Thread: Excess threads?

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    Not only different nut types, but the bolt...

    Not only different nut types, but the bolt combinations are many as well. If you’re looking for tightening up tolerances in looser holes, higher grip/tensile strength than AN hardware can provide,...
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    Thanks guys, just what I was looking for. I like...

    Thanks guys, just what I was looking for. I like a tip I picked up on here some time back that MCS Mike posted, utilizing the end of an acid brush to put holes in the plastic with. Inexpensive, easy...
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    Hello Dave, a generic question to you and all...

    Hello Dave, a generic question to you and all that have been there done this....
    What is your go-to thickness of acrylic that holds up yet isn’t too thick to keep the weight in check? I get it if...
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    Thanks Steve, and all the “likes” posters as...

    Thanks Steve, and all the “likes” posters as well, appreciate that! It’s been a fabulous life thus far. No complaints! Now if I can just get this PA-12 out of my garage and in the air....
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    Yep, Federal mandate as circled by SJ, just being...

    Yep, Federal mandate as circled by SJ, just being reiterated by the City of Valdez. No one has to like it and griping about it won’t change a thing. If this subject was a volleyball in Valdez, it’s...
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    First, Calvin, a wholehearted welcome to this...

    First, Calvin, a wholehearted welcome to this site! I hope you’ve been enjoying and learning all it has to offer. Second, just know I’m not picking on you though it may start to seem that way and I...
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    Ok, I know some of you will say “No pictures, it...

    Ok, I know some of you will say “No pictures, it didn’t happen” and that’s fine. Believe what you want. Maybe there’s someone around that was there that will corroborate my story. In any case here’s...
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