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    I thought maybe it was the Russians getting ready...

    I thought maybe it was the Russians getting ready for the 2020 election.
  2. Now that is the correct way to start a fire. Big...

    Now that is the correct way to start a fire. Big wood and petroleum distillates. Kindling is for suckers....
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    Well then it seems like a no brainer. Put the old...

    Well then it seems like a no brainer. Put the old tach back in and enjoy the improved cruise. Right?? :-P
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    That number seems a little optimistic to me,...

    That number seems a little optimistic to me, especially for 31's. On 2000's I would consider it plausible but I have a lot of time behind that prop (in a very straight and well rigged 12) and haven't...
  5. Thread: Aerial seeding?

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    Prop wash will make it go left to some degree,...

    Prop wash will make it go left to some degree, tip vorticies are too far away to have any effect. The seed will be way too far below the airplane. If you'd have done this when you started the thread,...
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    Summer is getting off to a bad start for the...

    Summer is getting off to a bad start for the amphib crowd.
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    Just put some rejuvenator on it, it'll be fine. ..

    Just put some rejuvenator on it, it'll be fine. ..
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    It COULD be a lot of things, but the primer would...

    It COULD be a lot of things, but the primer would be my first suspect.
  9. I like to fly out to fish for them in my crappie...

    I like to fly out to fish for them in my crappie airplane.
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    Talk about shock cooling.

    Talk about shock cooling.
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    Tension springs.

    Tension springs.
  12. Thread: J3 Speed mods ?

    by PerryB
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    I have to try the trim trick. Obviously it's...

    I have to try the trim trick. Obviously it's making the H-stab into a makeshift airfoil. Curious to see if I can get anything out of it. Of course it's only going to work (if it does) on a trimmable...
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    I'm not messing with it! Its Aerothane, and it's...

    I'm not messing with it! Its Aerothane, and it's not a lot of fun to work with after the fact. Finish /paint is a place I can get in trouble real fast. I'm happy with it as is.
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    If I had it to do over, I probably would.

    If I had it to do over, I probably would.
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    https://www.kcra.com/article/2-planes-collide-mida...

    https://www.kcra.com/article/2-planes-collide-midair-in-sutter-county-faa-says/27484294

    This just happened here a few hours ago.
    -- not the link I wanted, I'll try to get it.
    Two Ag-Cats, I'm...
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    Wendy, I was going to go with little numbers on...

    Wendy, I was going to go with little numbers on the tail, but all that white empenage looked barren in my layout drawings. Probably a dumb reason, but it's done now. And Gordon is right (for once),...
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    Leading edges, spinner and an accent stripe on...

    Leading edges, spinner and an accent stripe on the V-stab.
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    I think I'm gonna be sick...

    I think I'm gonna be sick...
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    Here's a quasi-related question. What's the...

    Here's a quasi-related question. What's the advantage of a 35" tire (ABW) on a 10" wheel over a 31"/ 6" combination? They both have the same sidewall height, which is where the flexibility comes...
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    3+3 is good for O-360 installations, but for a...

    3+3 is good for O-360 installations, but for a 320 Cub I feel the same as Steve, don't move it forward. The tail gets heavy.
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    Yes, something's not right. Carb heat (assuming...

    Yes, something's not right. Carb heat (assuming everything's as it should be) will cause a considerable drop in EGT and RPM. At cruise, an unnecessary application of carb heat gives me a drop of...
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    That's it. Carrying that bit of power flattens...

    That's it. Carrying that bit of power flattens things out and gives you a little more of a fightin' chance to grease it. The second you touch, stick it with a little forward yoke. If you come in cold...
  23. Thread: Matco wheels

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    Well, that dilemma anyway...

    Well, that dilemma anyway...
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    Well I'm really interested in how it climbs and...

    Well I'm really interested in how it climbs and how the cruise is affected, if any. I don't know where your CG is now, but I'd fly it without pulling any tail weight to begin with. I think you'll be...
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    I'm looking forward to hearing some comparison...

    I'm looking forward to hearing some comparison numbers of the 84/36 vs the 82/42. Static, ROC, cruise speed vs. RPM etc. Do you have a 150 or 160?
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