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    I’ve changed a bunch of these- they are a great...

    I’ve changed a bunch of these- they are a great way to save panel space, but something with the fact that it’s a breaker results in a switch that obviously doesn’t last as many cycles as a normal...
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    Why can’t people grasp the idea that Scrappy is...

    Why can’t people grasp the idea that Scrappy is first and foremost designed to get clicks and views and to keep a prominent influencer in the headlines? Any actual performance is purely secondary to...
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    Helio slats are not spring loaded- totally free...

    Helio slats are not spring loaded- totally free to extend/retract on their own.
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    I’d definitely topcoat epoxy primer. Primer is...

    I’d definitely topcoat epoxy primer. Primer is just that- it’s somewhat porous and although it takes a while, rust will eventually come through. A good catalyzed polyurethane is much more chemical...
  5. Agree- never been a fan of the punch/pick test. ...

    Agree- never been a fan of the punch/pick test. Great for determining the extent of rot on a known corroded tube, or before/after blasting but before recoating, but I just don’t like doing it on a...
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    They’re intended to go over the flange/hole like...

    They’re intended to go over the flange/hole like your first pic- they hold the flange in place, as well as keep from melting the windshield.
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    A prime example of the cultural cancer that is...

    A prime example of the cultural cancer that is social media- it gives a platform to people who never should have had one, and they make millions while contributing virtually nothing to society... and...
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    Not aware of any brace wires (welding rod like...

    Not aware of any brace wires (welding rod like the elevators?) in the horizontal stab. Stock cub parts? Just send it- you can fix it when you recover it after you wreck it...
  9. You have to pull the woodruff key after removing...

    You have to pull the woodruff key after removing the pulley- it captures the washer(s)
  10. You don’t have to remove the screw, just the...

    You don’t have to remove the screw, just the pulley.
  11. Not to mention, according to some, that safety...

    Not to mention, according to some, that safety wire is getting ready to saw your liner tube right in two...:roll:
  12. Add a washer on bottom- common. Pivot bolts...

    Add a washer on bottom- common. Pivot bolts should be snug enough to prevent slop, but not tight- you’ll have to tighten them once in a while.
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    :lol::pop:

    :lol::pop:
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    Exactly- hence my response:lol:

    Exactly- hence my response:lol:
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    Most of us would give up rather important...

    Most of us would give up rather important anatomical components to have your problems...
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    I can’t say whether they’re actually compromised...

    I can’t say whether they’re actually compromised or not, maybe one of the engineer types can answer that. But drilling into the web is a well-known, generally accepted no-no, so it raises some...
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    This is America- you’re free to engineer,...

    This is America- you’re free to engineer, prototype, test structures, flight test, spend years chasing certification with no sales, tool up, get your facility PMA’d, market, and support a new float,...
  18. Lots of Firmin/Piatt pods on floats around here-...

    Lots of Firmin/Piatt pods on floats around here- you just put the holes in yourself and cut a slot in the door so it can fold down... Totally legal...
  19. Bob Piatt/Alaska Bushpod. Crash...

    Bob Piatt/Alaska Bushpod. Crash Jr/Airframes/Reeves have contact info for him. He makes a nice certified and an even larger non-certified version that is sweet. And I’ve “heard” that if you buy...
  20. Yep- just like any and all radio issues are the...

    Yep- just like any and all radio issues are the fault of the last guy that changed a mixture cable, or did anything else under the panel:lol:
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    http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2021/03/collision-du...

    http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2021/03/collision-during-landing-piper-pa-18.html?m=1
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    Totally normal

    Totally normal
  23. Welcome to the real world- find 10 other...

    Welcome to the real world- find 10 other 206’s/185’s, cubs, etc, and you’ll find nearly as many combinations of wheels, discs, calipers, axles, axles with/without shoulders/spacers, gear legs, torque...
  24. Well that settles it- can’t argue with that...

    Well that settles it- can’t argue with that logic. Glad this issue has finally been put to rest...
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    No

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