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  2. Thread: Avoid mud pa-18

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    Mud will wash off, Of greater concern is when...

    Mud will wash off,
    Of greater concern is when you land on a muddy strip, prop at idle and tires throwing rocks into prop arc as you roll out.
    Not sure of the solution for that, maybe lock up the...
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    Was my concern too, but internals do not contact...

    Was my concern too, but internals do not contact fabric.
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    I broke down and installed UAvionix tail beacon...

    I broke down and installed UAvionix tail beacon yesterday.
    Wine cork fit snuggly in the hole prior to holesaw to prevent shavings from entering rudder.
    Cleaned up the hole with drum sander on a...
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    But the TN 70 will physically plug into and...

    But the TN 70 will physically plug into and function with the TT21?
    And would be legit on an experimental aircraft?

    Talked to a few avionics “experts” today, that were stumped by these questions....
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    So to be clear: The stand alone Trig TT21 is a...

    So to be clear: The stand alone Trig TT21 is a certified mode S transponder.
    When paired with Garmin GDL82 its a certified ADSB out solution,

    But not powerful enough when paired with Trig's...
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    To my understanding, Tt22 still requires a...

    To my understanding,
    Tt22 still requires a certified GPS source.
    -trig TN70
    -garmin
    etc..
    all of which cost about $2k ish and require some degree of wiring, additional antenna

    as Steve...
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    zero cost install with tail beacon, what’s a...

    zero cost install with tail beacon,
    what’s a used TT21 worth in a flooded used transponder market?
    probably not much.

    If you are not a fan of UAvionix tail beacon I’d love to hear more before I...
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    plug n play but I’d need to purchase the trig 22...

    plug n play but I’d need to purchase the trig 22 plus ADSB out enabler $4000 ish total.
    vs tail beacon $2000 ish.

    looked at Garmin too, bunch of wiring involved.
    Open to suggestions...

    thanks
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    Thought about a bit more, the wires need to be...

    Thought about a bit more,
    the wires need to be addressed too.
    think tie a nut to the wires and push them inside the rudder.
    plug the hole with appropriate size cork. Things do get warm so I think...
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    K, just went to town on an old rudder, 5 minutes,...

    K, just went to town on an old rudder, 5 minutes, freehand with a 29mm (1 1/8”) hole saw.
    took it easy so as not to generate heat. Result was a 28.3mm hole and a rudder full of metal shavings.
    No...
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    Im with Bob on this one. Already spent $1200 on...

    Im with Bob on this one.
    Already spent $1200 on fancy aero led synchronized wingtip strobes. A certain tree on a landing spot on the green river downstream of boulder creek ranch in UT did its...
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    ive got a trig, installed it 3 years ago due to...

    ive got a trig, installed it 3 years ago
    due to childlike lac of forward thinking wisdom, saved the $200 and got the non compliant model.
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    Dug a little deeper, found existing thread and...

    Dug a little deeper, found existing thread and pix.
    Sorry to rehash this topic.

    Doug
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    Googled “pipe expander” 46158

    Googled “pipe expander”

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    UAvionix tail beacon

    Anyone had any experience fitting UAvionix beacon in a factory PA-18 rudder hole?
    I measured and the hole tapers to where it won’t appear to fit. (About 1/8” too small)
    possible to enlarge hole a...
  19. Dave, with all due respect: I appreciate your...

    Dave,
    with all due respect:
    I appreciate your effort to expose the Caribbean to the exciting world of stol aircraft.
    I have spent time over the years crewing on boats Cruising thru the islands,...
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    Witness marks indicate filter is properly seating...

    Witness marks indicate filter is properly seating so don’t see any issue with design, in fact, better design than single post which can be prone to breaking off. Unless filter is really (really)...
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    Dakota cub alum diamond plate gets my vote,...

    Dakota cub alum diamond plate gets my vote, powder coat textured finish insures no skid.
    id rather skimp on weight savings elsewhere, though, if I recall same weight as finished wood.
    Added bonus,...
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    Acme shocks function in extension under load,...

    Acme shocks function in extension under load, when load is applied the piston extends.

    TK shocks function in more conventional compression when load is applied,
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    FWIW, AD Alum fueling step weighs 7 lbs, just pounded one in the ground to stake up my leaning apricot tree.
    31”s make better fueling steps ;-)
  25. in a pinch, stretch a scrap of fabric tape over...

    in a pinch, stretch a scrap of fabric tape over the face of the iron, both ends held in your iron hand. Shoot it with an ir thermometer with your free hand, kind of awkward but works.
    or .. get a...
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