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    We had Aerocets on our 185 and they were...

    We had Aerocets on our 185 and they were awesome!! Never seen a metal float that would take the punishment like those did! I think it was money well spent! I'm not sure what the availability of the...
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    Found the old "reminder aluminum wire".... ...

    Found the old "reminder aluminum wire"....
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    It's about a foot long, and wasn't outwardly in bad shape on one end.... I wont let any aluminum wire anywhere near me anymore.
    John
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    You DO have copper cable installed and not...

    You DO have copper cable installed and not aluminum, don't you? I remember the smoke rolling out of the cabin of our Warrior at work from that good ol' aluminum cable...in fact I saved a chunk that...
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    Try MQS buildings.. www.mqsbarn.com We just had...

    Try MQS buildings.. www.mqsbarn.com
    We just had them do a barn for us (40x80) and a few others up here have had them do hangars. Very quality work, and they beat everyone's prices by a good margin!!...
  5. Thread: Plating

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    I spent some time on the plating bench when I...

    I spent some time on the plating bench when I worked in the overhaul shop, stripping and replating master rod bearings, copper flashing link rod pins and such... that was boring....you were plating...
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    I'm 60x60x16 with a 50x14 HiFold door as well as...

    I'm 60x60x16 with a 50x14 HiFold door as well as a 20x60 lean-to shop on one side, connected on one hangar and 60x50 with a 50x14 Schweiss on the other. l'll go 100' square next time.... it's NEVER...
  7. What a crock......

    What a crock......
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    You can work the tape around a corner with heat,...

    You can work the tape around a corner with heat, if you have a little patience. I always put tape around windows or anywhere else that the fabric is touching a solid structure.
    John
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    Don't walk by a Stinson without looking at it...

    Don't walk by a Stinson without looking at it too.
    John
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    The issuing office will do their best to contact...

    The issuing office will do their best to contact the holder of the STC and resolve the issue. If it's not supported, then and only then will they give you info.
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    I understand that, but don't think I'd be done...

    I understand that, but don't think I'd be done until payment arrangements are made. I guess the FAA has a paddle for everyone's ass.... and they wonder why we don't always smile.
    John
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    To who's satisfaction? I'm not satisfied, so I'm...

    To who's satisfaction? I'm not satisfied, so I'm not signing.... I seriously haven't ever seen anything that says I have to sign if I'm not signing off .
    John
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    As long as the mechanic doesn't approve it for...

    As long as the mechanic doesn't approve it for service in accordance with 43.9, I wouldn't think there's one damned thing they can do.
    John
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    Skywagon8a, that's what I was going to...

    Skywagon8a, that's what I was going to say....find me the place on a 337 where it says "minor repair" form. :roll:
    John
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    Triumph Bonneville here. :D John

    Triumph Bonneville here. :D
    John
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    Lucas....also known as the king of darkness!!!...

    Lucas....also known as the king of darkness!!!
    John
  17. According to the STC, you have to protect any...

    According to the STC, you have to protect any sharp edge with chafe tape....problem solved. I've rib stitched plenty of stamped ribs and never had a problem once the edge was protected by tape.
    John
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    I'll be there, teaching the paint again for...

    I'll be there, teaching the paint again for Stewarts.
    John
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    Heaven forbid that they just issue a few more...

    Heaven forbid that they just issue a few more moose permits and let someone benefit from the meat a little. Now they have a program with no brakes.... been there and seen (still are seeing) the...
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    Just telling you what the carburetor...

    Just telling you what the carburetor manufacturer says.... Nothing personal, but I'll stick to their advice.
    John
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    The carburetor float level should be set for the...

    The carburetor float level should be set for the specific gravity of the auto gas, as it's different than the specific gravity of av gas. The carburetor manual will tell you the specifics.
    John
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    Gary, maybe he could download that accelerator...

    Gary, maybe he could download that accelerator app you had... that looks pretty cool to me!!
    John
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    Ahh....well that makes a difference! ;) John

    Ahh....well that makes a difference! ;)
    John
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    I'll be delivering a Bearhawk down to that area...

    I'll be delivering a Bearhawk down to that area about then....might have to swing by.
    John
  25. Had a Stinson that a guy put all the non-trip...

    Had a Stinson that a guy put all the non-trip free circuit breakers in, plus both trim actuators swapped, so they operated backwards. Got the same thing from the feds. I'm sure he's done a few more...
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