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    I think AClarke (member here) has a lead on...

    I think AClarke (member here) has a lead on someone fabricating spacers.
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    Impressive! I think more displacement the only...

    Impressive!
    I think more displacement the only to improve on what you have, that opens up a whole nuther can of worms.
    How long was your ground roll on the 13k TO?
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    What Web said: A quick way to check cable...

    What Web said:
    A quick way to check cable connections,
    crank the motor for a min (mixture off) then run around and feel all the cable connections that are accessible - battery, solenoid, starter...
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    i would think it’s all relative: thin in air...

    i would think it’s all relative:

    thin in air provides less “bite” for prop.
    At the same time engine is making considerably less power.
    coarser prop would lug the engine, high cyl temps would...
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    I’m guessing the boat activity off Oregon is...

    I’m guessing the boat activity off Oregon is sport salmon?

    So cal waters are in the lee of pt conception and typically calmer.
    that said, forecast is for 25kts and building seas for awhile.
    We...
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    Bluefin are back off so cal coast. last weekend:...

    Bluefin are back off so cal coast.
    last weekend:
    250-270lbs
    434944349543496
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    What’s a “mini cub”? Sad to hear, flew over...

    What’s a “mini cub”?
    Sad to hear, flew over Stanley about noon they same day, weather building to the N but smooth sailing.
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    funny, I had the same experience recently,...

    funny, I had the same experience recently, plugged culvert from debris flow, closed road etc.
    shared this photo with 1 friend and it got all over the local news media.
    didnt have a dog with me...
  9. “Almost” ;-) ive heard this figure quoted...

    “Almost” ;-)
    ive heard this figure quoted before, seemed to ring true.
    My (lycon) 160 cub burns 14.5 gph
    Maule O540 23 gph

    whats an educated guess on a general rule of thumb
    for sea level...
  10. No need to run a tank dry. Top a tank off...

    No need to run a tank dry. Top a tank off (yourself), run min of 10 gal then top it off to the exact same spot in filler neck. Compare what you put back in the tank to what your meter said. Ambient...
  11. You should be burning more fuel than that wide...

    You should be burning more fuel than that wide open on take off climb,
    Is your fuel flow calibrated correctly?
    if so, you're too lean.
  12. Thread: My SQ2 Mods

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    ended up going with 1/8” 4130, made the tabs a...

    ended up going with 1/8” 4130, made the tabs a little wider to provide more meat on either side of drilled holes.
    pulled on it to the point of cord failure with no evedince of distorting the metal....
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    Looks like American Champ is seeking approval to...

    Looks like American Champ is seeking approval to install T3 on their certified aircraft.
    theyre gunning for approval by OshKosh event in July.
    Ought to pave the way for field approval on other cert...
  14. Thread: K&N Filters

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    Gary, interesting idea. not sure if it was...

    Gary,
    interesting idea.
    not sure if it was mentioned in the speel that I attached but they (Donaldson) strongly recommend against attempting to “clean” filters.
    Instead, replace when needed or...
  16. Thread: K&N Filters

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    https://www.donaldson.com/en-us/engine/filters/tec...

    https://www.donaldson.com/en-us/engine/filters/technical-articles/servicing-by-restriction/
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    As mentioned; there’s no free horsepower. Ruined...

    As mentioned; there’s no free horsepower.
    Ruined a diesel by running a K&N, turbo blades looked like they’d be sandblasted in half, fine dirt caked thruout the intake system as evidence of what made...
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    Miles Aero on Anguin field in Napa. knows his...

    Miles Aero on Anguin field in Napa.
    knows his way around cubs
    707-965-2411
  19. Thread: Sun Visors

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    Rosen makes a pretty simple visor, made of fine...

    Rosen makes a pretty simple visor, made of fine mesh and held on with 2 suction cups.
    dont think Iíve removed it since I stuck it on.
    I keep a 1/4 sheet of paper handy and strategicly slide it...
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    There are compact, self contained descender...

    There are compact, self contained descender devices that operate on a flywheel/brake principal that will lower a person at a controlled rate requiring no user input, other than attach the device to a...
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    I think the odds of ending up in this predicament...

    I think the odds of ending up in this predicament are very slim,
    chances of being uninjured and capable of safely respelling even slimmer.
    We are blessed to live in a country with an exceptional...
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    Ron Hackworth, piloting the wing in video, is my...

    Ron Hackworth, piloting the wing in video, is my hangar neighbor, if he has any more detail Ill pass it on, Sad to see that piece of history gone if the report is true.
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    Just installed balance master, unfortunately,...

    Just installed balance master, unfortunately, replaced worn rubber engine mount bushings at the same time. flown about an hr, feels smoother through whole rpm range, I think... - $370 smoother? Not...
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    Hmm.. Maybe run safety cables from axle nut to...

    Hmm.. Maybe run safety cables from axle nut to wing tie down?!
    Kidding aside, I’ve been pretty hard on Acme, think they’ve come a long way since gen 1 era.
    Hate to see more bad press piled on as a...
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    TK assembly is at full extension when unloaded...

    TK assembly is at full extension when unloaded during flight.
    During landing actually compresses, shortens.
    Takes a minute to wrap your head around the function even while watching it articulate,...
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