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  1. Run them in all the show planes and ride hoppers....

    Run them in all the show planes and ride hoppers. Had one failure in 3500hrs. I like them.

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    Have you looked at the exhaust under the muff? ...

    Have you looked at the exhaust under the muff? If it was cracked, adding carb heat could make it run rough and rich. A stumble from carb ice could be throwing off the true cause. Might be a...
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    Same as Jason, but take it one more step. With a...

    Same as Jason, but take it one more step. With a sharpened pencil (use a sharpener, not your pocket knife); burn the hole, then stick the pencil in it and spin. It makes the hole perfectly...
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    Condensation. I put holes in both. nkh

    Condensation. I put holes in both.

    nkh
  5. So how to the TV shows do it? Buffalo and Era;...

    So how to the TV shows do it? Buffalo and Era; they're all Part135.

    nkh
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    New lines a couple years ago. Correct pads and...

    New lines a couple years ago.

    Correct pads and installed correctly. Slop was removed after first push of the pedal.

    I guess bleeding them up is the next step. Mike, why do you flush them with...
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    Brake pedal movement.

    J-3
    Original master cylinders
    Grove brakes.

    After nearly going for a swim in Ohio, I installed new pads and topped off the masters with 5606 last night. Did the trick of pulling the pedal back...
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    Be careful getting out of the airplane. First...

    Be careful getting out of the airplane.

    First one I flew, when exiting the airplane, everything in my mind told me it was an early C172. Put my foot out expecting the ground but it wasn't there. ...
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    It fouled the runway at a Towered airport, and...

    It fouled the runway at a Towered airport, and they most likely had to close it temporarily. ATC and FAA don't dig that sort of thing.

    nkh
  10. +2 That's the best so far! nkh

    +2 That's the best so far!

    nkh
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    STC trumps 43.13 If it's Poly-Fiber you can...

    STC trumps 43.13

    If it's Poly-Fiber you can glue a patch no matter how big or small the tear. See the manual's appendix.

    I'm not certain, but suspect Stewarts, ceconite, superflight and airtec...
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    C-75 through O-300 cylinders are all the same. ...

    C-75 through O-300 cylinders are all the same. There are different valve springs for different applications, but the physical cylinders are all the same.

    nkh
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    yep, that's it. nkh

    yep, that's it.

    nkh
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    Best bang is what you have, vs. what you can...

    Best bang is what you have, vs. what you can spend. C-90's are great, but tough to find without spending big $$$; O-200 are great because you can find them anywhere, but the cam doesn't make power...
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    Glad you grew out of that phase.... Oh wait......

    Glad you grew out of that phase.... Oh wait... ;-)

    nkh
  16. Stolen from irishfield on another thread because...

    Stolen from irishfield on another thread because it's a slick setup...
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    "I use an electric windshield washer pump with...
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    Here's a long run down of what I've used over the...

    Here's a long run down of what I've used over the last 20 years. Nothing too pricey/fancy, but they all get the job done. Clay and myself have gone through numerous tents while camping all 4...
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    Great job Andrew! nkh

    Great job Andrew!

    nkh
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    Thats a new one for me, do you know why? nkh

    Thats a new one for me, do you know why?

    nkh
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    It has a IO-540 on the front end and tends to run...

    It has a IO-540 on the front end and tends to run a little nose heavy. Lead in the tail was strictly for CG reasons.

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    The issue for us; when doing acro/skywriting, ALL the weight is...
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    It would be neat if, instead of lead weight,...

    It would be neat if, instead of lead weight, mount an aluminum box back there. Add a filler tube at the top and a Curtiss fitting at the bottom. Then you could add and remove water ballast easily...
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    The wife and I spent a week in AK a couple years...

    The wife and I spent a week in AK a couple years ago. She wasn't too keen on flying around, so we took day trips and several overnight trips out of Anchorage (Talkeetna, Homer, Valdez.) We both had...
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    Hey floats, Exp or Cert? That is NICE! nkh

    Hey floats,

    Exp or Cert? That is NICE!

    nkh
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    1. Field approval. I've seen a "tall gear" that...

    1. Field approval. I've seen a "tall gear" that is an inch or two higher, but can never find any mention or paperwork.

    2. Interchangeable; some would see it as a logbook entry since they're on...
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    1.5-2% crown is normal for South East/ATL area,...

    1.5-2% crown is normal for South East/ATL area, so I'd stick with that all the way across. 2% = 2-1/2" per 10' At dad's strip we run a Bermuda Blend put together by the local Feed/Seed company in...
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