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    Yes, I was using partly mogas and partly avgas. ...

    Yes, I was using partly mogas and partly avgas. There was a very slow fuel valve leak.
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    Your interpretation in #21 already answered that....

    Your interpretation in #21 already answered that. Depends on the potential buyer. Your hesitation seems to be at a max. Personally, I wouldn't care. I'd be interested in the current...
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    Thing is, at least in my experience from 12 years...

    Thing is, at least in my experience from 12 years ago, fuel on the inside will release the finish coat from the under-layer, making it wrinkle and detach.

    Edit: Could be that more recent...
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    Might run out of available torque with the long...

    Might run out of available torque with the long arm, even if adequate travel can be achieved ????
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    Same in Washington

    Same in Washington
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    There's an internal bulkhead. The left (sorta...

    There's an internal bulkhead. The left (sorta open) side is carb heat and the right side is cabin heat.
  7. Unless the full tank's vent is blocked, how could...

    Unless the full tank's vent is blocked, how could the air pressure from the empty tank exceed the air + fuel pressure (gravity head) from the full tank?
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    Speed and AOA are unrelated.

    Speed and AOA are unrelated.
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    No.

    No.
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    AOA and speed are independent variables. Please...

    AOA and speed are independent variables. Please explain the relationship you're referring to.
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    Yes, that - both Gary and Stewart. Thinking...

    Yes, that - both Gary and Stewart. Thinking about Gary's remarks - - With the addition of wing devices that would increase its critical AOA, folks could be tempted to increase the elevator max...
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    No. If the tail stalls, the nose drops because...

    No. If the tail stalls, the nose drops because the tail isn't being held down, thus the tail rises. Therefor the relative wind vector at the tail becomes more vertical (closer to normal to the...
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    Remember, stall is AOA dependent, not speed...

    Remember, stall is AOA dependent, not speed dependent.

    Given a sudden pitch down with elevator remaining full up and at or beyond its critical AOA, the elevator AOA would increase even more...
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    I definitely get that, but also it depends on...

    I definitely get that, but also it depends on whether they're freeloaders or good customers. I think Redowl is right in the point he makes, but I also agree that it's a different point than you...
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    If the wing is jigged with the proper washout...

    If the wing is jigged with the proper washout throughout the process, I don't see how the order of installation could make any difference. Maybe somebody will correct me though.
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    Leading edge provides much more torsional...

    Leading edge provides much more torsional rigidity than the false spar, especially if its the full wrap configuration. So be sure to have the twist right when fastening leading edge.
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    I guess I'm na´ve but I can't comprehend how,...

    I guess I'm na´ve but I can't comprehend how, absent equipment malfunction or failure, avoiding a stall near the ground isn't a pilot's responsibility. Maybe advertising could be claimed to lend...
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    If the altitude isn't displayed on the...

    If the altitude isn't displayed on the transponder does that affect its airworthiness or TSO compliance or???? I like having it displayed, because it is a quick and dirty check of the encoder.
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    Scavenging effects, heat transfer to carb/cabin,...

    Scavenging effects, heat transfer to carb/cabin, mass distribution affecting vibratory response. 100:1 none of those are realistically adversely affected, but - - -
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    Wire parallel.

    Wire parallel.
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    -18 and -12 stubs are different, measuring from...

    -18 and -12 stubs are different, measuring from centerline of torque tube to cable attach point. I don't remember details though. The rear stub on my -12 has an extension attached to the bottom...
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    You guys are clever. Love it!

    You guys are clever. Love it!
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    If that was directed to me, sorry, I guess I...

    If that was directed to me, sorry, I guess I wasn't clear. The stub diameter dictates the I.D of the stick. The other dimensions I gave are for the stick.
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    Maybe modify some internal snap ring pliars with...

    Maybe modify some internal snap ring pliars with little dimples to capture the spring while spreading it???
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    Clearer video. That's just totally horrible. ...

    Clearer video. That's just totally horrible.

    https://twitter.com/BNODesk/status/1591522149512073217?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
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