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  1. Thread: Draco

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    This is a more lengthy way of saying what G44 did...

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    That's the first thing I ask them for! Bring...

    That's the first thing I ask them for! Bring trinkets.. :)
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    If you heat a pan of water under a cold metal...

    If you heat a pan of water under a cold metal object it will cause condensation on that cold metal object. This is the reason heating only the oil pan created the theory of heaters causing corrosion....
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    Condensation is from a cold engine above a warm,...

    Condensation is from a cold engine above a warm, moist oil pan. Heating the whole engine does not cause this and won't cause condensation.
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    Hi Ron, No, sorry but I didn't look into it any...

    Hi Ron,
    No, sorry but I didn't look into it any further..
    Jose
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    The last time that happened to me (with 0470-50)...

    The last time that happened to me (with 0470-50) I changed the carburetor and that fixed it. It didn't like the throttle closed with the engine still spinning down. I'd have to catch it with throttle...
  7. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    Right or wrong, that's what I do too... usually...

    Right or wrong, that's what I do too... usually because it's the easiest since I haven't constructed any special tool for it. Knocking on wood to limit these changes to inside the hangar.
    I see some...
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    [QUOTE=KevinJ;748925]

    [QUOTE=stewartb;748919]High Power question. How do they seal the top? With a fixed hinge edge its pretty simple. And effective. How do you seal an articulating door?

    The other thing is, the door...
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    A note about the Higher Power doors... They go...

    A note about the Higher Power doors... They go straight up for the first foot, thus avoiding most snow/ice issues. They are balanced, so they need no additional structure. You can retrofit a wood...
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    I think satellite based ADSB is the way to go....

    I think satellite based ADSB is the way to go. Hooray for the Canadians..
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    There are some other things.. Gauge or not, I've...

    There are some other things..
    Gauge or not, I've always tried to learn what minimum setting would melt ice at cruise. - this is so I could use minimum heat and still not need to touch the control...
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    I spent many years without temp probes (except...

    I spent many years without temp probes (except the Otter, and on it I hadn't known the part about temp control, so we flew it like any other plane).
    On all of them I learned where the handle was to...
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    Maybe it's time to add a carb-air temp probe to...

    Maybe it's time to add a carb-air temp probe to your arsenal?
    Then you know what you're getting.
    I maintain 40 -50 fahrenheit intake temp with a carburated engine at all times. I fell into that...
  14. Thread: K&N Filters

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    I didn't know about Donaldson filters before this...

    I didn't know about Donaldson filters before this and want to say this is why I like this site. I learned something and intend to try them.
    Thanks
    Jose
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    Is anyone here familiar with the "instant...

    Is anyone here familiar with the "instant tightening" inertia reels?
    I've heard/read about their about their existence but haven't done much reading..
    Curious if someone has knowledge about them....
  16. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    I see Pegasus on the tag. I've found that company...

    I see Pegasus on the tag. I've found that company to be great for outsize bolts, etc. too. It looks like they have a dealership from Airfasco (makers of certified AN hardware) so they sell the real...
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    I have had good luck with 3'" and 2" re-webbing...

    I have had good luck with 3'" and 2" re-webbing with Wag Aero
  18. Thread: Spark plugs

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    I like Tempest fine-wires. I put them in with a...

    I like Tempest fine-wires. I put them in with a new engine and run them to TBO. Then I do it again. I have many boxes of 1700 and 1900 hr perfectly good plugs. I like them because they are less work...
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    Bill, What is your analysis of the EN 966...

    Bill,
    What is your analysis of the EN 966 rating? It is advertised on the Icaro Helmets, and Tiger offered them as "rated for aviation impact" I understand the rating is for Microlight, etc. in...
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    Ziplocks are what you put my little valve things...

    Ziplocks are what you put my little valve things and empty bottles into.. with some paper towels... oil is messy.
    The funnels with screw tops on each end are a great step forward.. Ziplocks alone...
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    Oh.. er.. well.. yeah you're right! :bang Never...

    Oh.. er.. well.. yeah you're right! :bang Never even thought about that. Now I'm going to have to do a search to see if any are made for gallons...Gallon ones would probably be too big for filler,...
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    I don't have a picture, but Northern Lights...

    I don't have a picture, but Northern Lights Avionics in Anchorage sells a little plastic tube with female threads to fit the oil bottle on one end and male threads to fit the cap on the other. In the...
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    I've found that leaky crank seals don't tend to...

    I've found that leaky crank seals don't tend to leak much oil out of themselves but they do tend to send oil out of the breather. Don't know about that on Cubs but have seen that on other planes. For...
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    I think if you have a recently installed cable...

    I think if you have a recently installed cable pull loose from rudder pressure while taxiing, then it probably was never squeezed in the first place. I've seen some pretty gawd-awful swedges on...
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    Why two sleeves in a row on your cables Stewart?...

    Why two sleeves in a row on your cables Stewart? Just curious.. no point trying to be made..
    I have always trusted one sleeve squeezed in the sequence defined by 43.13 as being stronger than the...
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