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  1. A couple friends with Pawnee glider tugs went...

    A couple friends with Pawnee glider tugs went over 3000 hrs on their 540s without issues. A first run engine should still be good for a lot more hours.

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  2. Thread: Props at altitude

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    I like it but i dont have experience with other...

    I like it but i dont have experience with other props at altitude. I climbed to 16,500 (DA 18.5K) the other day loaded with about 450 lbs of pax and gear. Kinda slow the last 2000 ft but no problem....
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    The airforce here flys a C130. I would have...

    The airforce here flys a C130. I would have thought it would do better. Isnt it a pretty good STOL machine at sea level? I'm curious what the mission was that brought you all the way down here?
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    Probably 600 or 700ft? Up there I let it roll...

    Probably 600 or 700ft? Up there I let it roll till I'm seeing at least 40 mph IAS.
    This strip in the high desert is 13,630 ft. They used to fly C-46s in here full of meat from the lowlands to supply...
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    Pulled a dental team (2 pax) their camping gear...

    Pulled a dental team (2 pax) their camping gear and full fuel out of LA Paz (13,300 ft) last week around 12 noon. Almost 1900 lbs on takeoff. DA was probably close to 16K on the runway. Climbed...
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    It's statics at 2300-2330 at SLCB (8360) or my...

    It's statics at 2300-2330 at SLCB (8360) or my higher strips (12,500). 2500-2550 rpm in a 60 mph climb. Yes I'm leaving horsepower on the table. Options...

    A. Buy a 86/36, lose cruise speed, carry...
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    Please explain. I'm not sure I understand. At...

    Please explain. I'm not sure I understand.
    At altitude where I fly 90% of the time I can go WOT with the Catto in level flight and it turns 2650-2700.
    Overall Ive been pleased with how the Catto...
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    A whirlwind CS prop would probably be ideal up...

    A whirlwind CS prop would probably be ideal up here but I have a solid crank.

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    The Catto 86/38 on the Cub I fly seems to do well...

    The Catto 86/38 on the Cub I fly seems to do well up high. It statics 2300-2330 rpm at 8,500 ft or 12,500 ft. Doesnt seem to matter. At sea level I think it statics 25-50 rpm more. Cruises 90-92 mph...
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    With a pax and 30 gals fuel. 435404354143542

    With a pax and 30 gals fuel.
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    Boeing beehive to the middle of nowhere in 50...

    Boeing beehive to the middle of nowhere in 50 min. Nice view of 21,300 ft Illimani in the background.
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    https://m.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/combu...

    https://m.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/combustion-pistons.php

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    Met a friend in La Paz Bolivia. Niether the Cub...

    Met a friend in La Paz Bolivia. Niether the Cub nor the 441 Conquest has a problem with the 13,300 ft airport elevation.
    Nice scenery at 14,500. The mountain is 21,320 ft Illimani.
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  15. Thread: 35s

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    One thing I don't love about 35s is the lack of...

    One thing I don't love about 35s is the lack of space between the tire and the strut. I often feel like I'm crawling around the tire with my back to the strut.

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    Iquisivi province central Bolivia. Departed SLCB...

    Iquisivi province central Bolivia. Departed SLCB and landed a hilltop above a remote village at ~12,000 ft. Perfect day with the 21K+ Andes snowcaps in the distance.42371
    The local shepherds were...
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    I fly slow Cub but for what it's worth... 6500ft...

    I fly slow Cub but for what it's worth...
    6500ft msl
    Fuel burn 7.7 gph
    Leaned to the same EGTs values each time. Otherwise not very scientific.

    Catto 86/38 2500 rpm 84 mph
    Sen 76/54. ...
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    Double buckling is legal. Sent from my...

    Double buckling is legal.

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    I reused the cap part of the vernatherm. I just...

    I reused the cap part of the vernatherm. I just removed the spring clip and the vernatherm mechanism.

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    Thanks Tom. I ran out of Aeroshell and had to...

    Thanks Tom. I ran out of Aeroshell and had to switch to Phillips 25-60. Should have been an improvement but instead, I saw an immediate jump of at least 10 F oil temps. Pressure dropped 5-10 psi at...
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    This is an EX Cub. 180 hp. Full lightweight...

    This is an EX Cub. 180 hp. Full lightweight electrics with a Catto prop. No issue with the 3rd seat. I use it routinely.4202042021
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    As far as I know it's a one-off mount by Dan...

    As far as I know it's a one-off mount by Dan Dufault. I think it might be lowered 1 inch, not 2 inches like Jay was doing.

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    Question Tom. How did you attach that...

    Question Tom. How did you attach that deflector/baffle behind cyl#4?

    I replaced my 7 row with a 10 row cooler (Aero Classics). The 7 row was canted aft but the bigger one didnt fit the same due...
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    41763 Checked out the high lake country east of...

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    Checked out the high lake country east of Cochabamba.
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    In my experience, Slick mags are still having...

    In my experience, Slick mags are still having problems with timing drift, as of one year ago. The quality of the parts seems suspect too. To be fair these were not brand new. They were a QAA rebuild...
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