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    Ok, I have a cub that I am trying to fix that is...

    Ok, I have a cub that I am trying to fix that is 170 miles from me, what length eyebolt do I need? Is it a AN43-7? -6 or -5? Thanks, Tim
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    I have a modified bumper jack and use a strap,...

    I have a modified bumper jack and use a strap, put the strap around the bungee, jack up the jack, push the bungee over the mount and then down jack.
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    NORSEE is not a major unless doing welding or...

    NORSEE is not a major unless doing welding or cutting holes into pressurized fuselages. This radio would be NORSEE equipment....
  4. Thread: SAE 50# felt

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    if you want felt, go buy a horse blanket, they...

    if you want felt, go buy a horse blanket, they make one that is white and the real deal. I would not want the weight though. Tim
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    Still have the T-craft?

    Still have the T-craft?
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    Steve, I check them while they are out...before I...

    Steve, I check them while they are out...before I put the back in rotated. It usually finds the problem before I put them back in.
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    for $.25 I will replace the washer, my time is...

    for $.25 I will replace the washer, my time is worth more than what it takes to anneal them...vs the cost.
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    I just started working a a flight school last...

    I just started working a a flight school last month as their only IA, we are bringing in kids fresh out of A&P school because we cannot find experienced mechanics. One kid is green but willing to...
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    slick was talking about it at Oshkosh, Impulse...

    slick was talking about it at Oshkosh, Impulse coupling pins. Ever since Champion took over slick's quality control in early 2000's, they have had a lot of problems. Bendix has the same problems. ...
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    How many of you ohm your spark plugs?

    So I have been doing the 5000 ohm check on plugs when doing the annuals for a few years now, I am finding a lot more failures that surprised me than what I was expecting. Now some of you may say...
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    Rotate the gear 180 degrees first and try again...

    Rotate the gear 180 degrees first and try again...
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    Owner bought a 2 bolt spring, I tried to get them...

    Owner bought a 2 bolt spring, I tried to get them to convert from Nyloc to castlated nuts, changed the angle, went from 3 springs to 5 and still will get a shimmy after about 10-30 hours out from the...
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    then you have not spent enough time in Alaska,...

    then you have not spent enough time in Alaska, they get bent up there all the time...
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    That works great except for a cub type aircraft...

    That works great except for a cub type aircraft that has a 200+# tail weight, and then all bets are off. 3" extended gear and a short mount and 31" tires causes all kinds of things to break, like...
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    I quit using the Imperial valves and now I build...

    I quit using the Imperial valves and now I build these for the taylorcraft:
    Its a 50,000 cycle valve with Teflon seals, no more seeps and sticking valves. I have the option of FPTxFPT and MPTxFPT,...
  16. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Just remove the engine driven...

    Just remove the engine driven generator/alternator, then you are exempt from ads-b out.
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    Tires roped on

    Tires roped on
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    Mesquite, I think there is a few spots indoors...

    Mesquite, I think there is a few spots indoors there, about an hour 30 drive to down town vegas.
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    That is better than the 2.5-4 quarts I am hearing...

    That is better than the 2.5-4 quarts I am hearing for a 6 quart kidney tank...
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    napa autoparts carries the 7mm wire, the ends are...

    napa autoparts carries the 7mm wire, the ends are available from fresno. You will have to solder on the little brass end and the AN clip on for the M41E plugs if going unshielded. Al from Savage...
  21. Just sue, that will get them to change the law. ...

    Just sue, that will get them to change the law. I have heard that you cannot land float planes on the water in Wisconsin, I have not found the statute on that either.
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    Install them IAW Car (whatever) and the TSO,...

    Install them IAW Car (whatever) and the TSO, there is a tundra tire worksheet at the FAA somewhere, you may call the anchorage FSDO and ask them for a copy, it gives you a bunch of items to check off...
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    Well there is only 1 oil ring on those, the...

    Well there is only 1 oil ring on those, the others were compression and scraper rings...and have you ever weighed them and compared them to a 65 pistion? Those things were like lead slugs putting a...
  24. Doesnt the current lycoming service manual...

    Doesnt the current lycoming service manual require you to replace the rod bolts and nuts if you pull the rods? Which would be required of a certified mechanic to sign off the logs that the did IAW...
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    Most if not all of the superior AD's were on big...

    Most if not all of the superior AD's were on big continental and lycomings...I have not seen one on the small continentals.
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