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    A mechanic buddy of mine got wrapped up in that...

    A mechanic buddy of mine got wrapped up in that with a new customer. Finally told the guy he wasn't dealing with Savy, he could find another mechanic. They wanted to grant him permission to do this...
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    Bill posted a direct quote from Busch's article....

    Bill posted a direct quote from Busch's article. He has some good information but I take offense to his categorization of mechanics and have told him so. He writes for AOPA and EAA but it is really...
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    Good old Mike Busch. It isn't always worn rings...

    Good old Mike Busch. It isn't always worn rings when the compressions are low which in turn does actually effect power. Having flown the same airplane and engine before and after I can say that what...
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    I see no reason for extended gear on 29"...

    I see no reason for extended gear on 29" Airstreaks and a C90. that is 5 plus lbs right there.
  5. I get into mud and such but it tears up my prop....

    I get into mud and such but it tears up my prop. Never found any mud or sand inside my cowl. When I find it on the cowl it is usually bad cause I dinged my prop.

    Sounds like the stock exhaust...
  6. Interesting, had a few come in with screws...

    Interesting, had a few come in with screws missing and they seemed to be in the most pita place to install them so I figured previous mechanics left them out. Have had a few that I had to crimp the...
  7. How did he get dirt in the shroud? Dirt was in...

    How did he get dirt in the shroud? Dirt was in the cowl?
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    Depends on the model I guess. On the early C-180...

    Depends on the model I guess. On the early C-180 I am ordering the CGR30P engine monitor for the original rpm was 2350-2550 and the P-Ponk is 2200-2600 with a 2700 rpm redline.
    CHT was normal...
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    Thanks Joe

    Thanks Joe
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    P-Ponk POH

    Is there a Supplement to the Pilot Operating Handbook for the P-Ponk engine conversion on a Cessna 180? Ordering a CGR30P for someone and cannot find a POH supplement.
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    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?4645...

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?46457-Fuselage-difference-PA-18-amp-PA-18-150&styleid=3

    Cabane vee bolts go from 1/4" to 5/16" and new cabane vee.
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    The O-360 STC requires the airplane be in the...

    The O-360 STC requires the airplane be in the PA18-150 configuration. Three tubes under the battery shelf and cabane fitting bolts upsized to go from 1500 lb to 1750 lb gross weight. The PA18-150...
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    .032 2024-T3 according to my drawing # 12570...

    .032 2024-T3 according to my drawing # 12570 dated 5-3-1976.
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    Does the oil pressure slowly come down as the oil...

    Does the oil pressure slowly come down as the oil temperature rises?
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    Wentworth makes a lot of money on their salvage....

    Wentworth makes a lot of money on their salvage. I would be very surprised if the took a sawsall to a perfectly good wing.
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    https://www.stewartshangar21.com/product-page/bung...

    https://www.stewartshangar21.com/product-page/bungee-buddy
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    Well I ended up posting this on Facebook and it...

    Well I ended up posting this on Facebook and it blew up, 101 comments just on my post not including the 178 shares. Lots of comments about wishing they were younger or I was closer. I guess the...
  18. They tend to start paying attention when you...

    They tend to start paying attention when you start quoting stuff like this cause you prove you know more about the subject than they do and they need to do their homework.
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    Help Wanted

    Experienced A&P or an apprentice willing to learn. People keep tearing up Cubs and not enough good maintainers. Between rebuilds, maintenance, annual inspections and repairs I cannot keep up. My...
  20. Have you read AC23-27?

    Have you read AC23-27?
  21. Not me cause then they hang me out to dry. Read...

    Not me cause then they hang me out to dry. Read the regs and make them do their job.
  22. My favorite saying "If it were easy everyone...

    My favorite saying "If it were easy everyone would do it. "
    My favorite tools for the job. A Snap On tool for removing those little pins on automotive carburetors and the safety cable tool.
    61949...
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    It is in the parts manual and the drawings. ...

    It is in the parts manual and the drawings.

    Well, maybe not on the J3.
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    Hasn't been approved by the SEC as of yet which I...

    Hasn't been approved by the SEC as of yet which I understand will take some time.
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    Lisa, pick your customers. Some will cost you...

    Lisa, pick your customers. Some will cost you money. Lots of askholes out there. I have learned a lot about vetting who I work for over the years.
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