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  1. As I stuff myself into a my standard width...

    As I stuff myself into a my standard width airframe, it reminds me of WalMart on a Saturday afternoon...
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    Looks like were going to have a good trun out and...

    Looks like were going to have a good trun out and there's is still room for a few more. A bit early for a Wx prediction but since we've already had a freeze the bugs are in check. In preperation for...
  3. From the looks inside the cowling your 180 is...

    From the looks inside the cowling your 180 is channeling its inner radial self.
  4. Log book time and Lee Pierce growth rings, do not...

    Log book time and Lee Pierce growth rings, do not always appear to coincide.
  5. Airplanes IO520 conversion, on 180K, baffles...

    Airplanes IO520 conversion, on 180K, baffles installed by them.

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    Unless I’m up high running peak #4 is hottest then it’s no. 5.

    Yesterday, coming back from Colorado at 11.5 / -1 OAT and...
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    I don't need to carry any power to have full...

    I don't need to carry any power to have full elevator and rudder authority when landing where I did previously.
  7. Get off my lawn!

    Get off my lawn!
  8. If you haven’t ordered one yet I have a new in...

    If you haven’t ordered one yet I have a new in the box NL, PM me if interested.

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  9. Thread: Draco

    by OLDCROWE
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    SJ, Having talked with Mike a couple of times...

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    I regularly fly my (bit heavy, late model 180...

    I regularly fly my (bit heavy, late model 180 with an IO520) off my strip 1250 x 40 @ 725 MSL, has bluff approaches and is uphill both ways and with cuts in the trees on the ends and never use more...
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    All you have to do is make a thin gasket...

    All you have to do is make a thin gasket...
  12. This is for a 74 56, was supplied with my SC from...

    This is for a 74 56, was supplied with my SC from the factory.

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  13. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    Somebody picked that rib bone clean.

    Somebody picked that rib bone clean.
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    A proper box of Salmon in your luggage ought to...

    A proper box of Salmon in your luggage ought to hold you a choice spot.
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    That's cool.

    That's cool.
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    All I saw was for roof installations where snow...

    All I saw was for roof installations where snow load is a big factor but it also comes into play on side walls as does wind and if you're over-spanned it may deflect and if severe could possibly...
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    The angle bracing is for one axis, the knee...

    The angle bracing is for one axis, the knee bracing is for the other (parallel with the trusses) and is critical to help resist the walls trying to rack over which is made worse due to the large door...
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    Is there a hold open mechanism other than the...

    Is there a hold open mechanism other than the boat winch?
  19. That's what I did with my dad at 94, seat...

    That's what I did with my dad at 94, seat stop/lock slid way back then used a two step library stool to get him up on the seat. Then I got in the back (rear seat removed) and pushed him forward with...
  20. Thread: Big Tires

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    All thread is your friend, just crank it down...

    All thread is your friend, just crank it down then replace one at a time with the bolts.
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    Had a permanent one installed near my house for...

    Had a permanent one installed near my house for years and years, any time it rained big the phone got staticky so after a few years of watching I'd just walk by and turn up the regulator... worked...
  22. Boxed money :-P

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    MaBell used to set nitrogen tanks to dry out...

    MaBell used to set nitrogen tanks to dry out phone moisture prone trunk lines in the pre-fiber days, worked wonders. They would purge at a high rate and then reduce to a maintenance rate for long...
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    I don't have the big tail wheel but the only time...

    I don't have the big tail wheel but the only time mine has ever had a shimmy was when it was a bit low (but didn't show it) on tire pressure.
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    What, you looking for your next project?

    What, you looking for your next project?
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