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  1. Has J4A made a tracing with dimensions off the...

    Has J4A made a tracing with dimensions off the damaged parts? May have missed that step.

    Gary
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    In Interior Alaska the soil is mostly...

    In Interior Alaska the soil is mostly non-conductive blown glacial silt (really fine rock dust) and larger river rocks. A well grounded bare copper wire laid near the fence can help zaps

    Gary
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    A university guy told me the fence creates ozone...

    A university guy told me the fence creates ozone when charged.....that sweet chlorine smell after a good rain or thunderstorm kids detect. Critters approach to investigate something new maybe?

    Gary
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    Yup always trying to help, but some forget it's...

    Yup always trying to help, but some forget it's not theirs (I know where it's at tho). I ordered another copy tonight of Sky Ranch from Spruce. Lots of Kas Thomas' books still available online.
    ...
  5. It's hard to believe the brackets are unique to...

    It's hard to believe the brackets are unique to the J-4 among all the contemporaneous Pipers.

    Gary
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    John Schwaner's book "SKY RANCH ENGINE MANUAL 2ND...

    John Schwaner's book "SKY RANCH ENGINE MANUAL 2ND EDITION" 1st ed. is the one I read and loaned...never got it back. ...
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    Anyone try a mechanical flapper in that loud...

    Anyone try a mechanical flapper in that loud exhaust outlet for tuning or noise suppression?

    Gary
  8. ^^^^And back across Shelikof Strait with a stiff...

    ^^^^And back across Shelikof Strait with a stiff breeze creating mechanical turbulence off the NW shore? I was a ground pounder/fish squeezer on Kodiak back in the early '70's. Still snow patches...
  9. Nothing like the smell of a Filson wool jacket...

    Nothing like the smell of a Filson wool jacket and pants the day after a good rain and fish slime.

    Gary
  10. Don't know but the color's right:...

    Don't know but the color's right: https://www.chiefaircraft.com/aq-ae80664h.html

    Gary
  11. A caution....if the quick drain is a simple push...

    A caution....if the quick drain is a simple push up to open without the initial turn then push up style, make sure any hose connected to the outlet is flexible especially in the cold. Years ago when...
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    Wag the wings and light the lights. It's been a...

    Wag the wings and light the lights. It's been a few years but i recall siting other aircraft against the city being a challenge. How do they do it at Oshkosh?

    Gary
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    ^^^^ Yes , but the challenge is determined by...

    ^^^^ Yes , but the challenge is determined by engine temperature. The closer to freezing or below the more likely the primed fuel will not vaporize as readily and tend to cling to cold metal in the...
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    Different matter but I've seen lots of IFR...

    Different matter but I've seen lots of IFR traffic and a few accident histories reported by ADS-B on Flightrader24 to be off expected altitudes. They provide a GPS Altitude which is sometimes...
  15. ^^^ Different P/N and thread size?...

    ^^^ Different P/N and thread size? https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pdf/Saf-AirOilChart.pdf

    The one above fits a ROTAX

    Gary
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    Bet there were a few more "skid marks" than...

    Bet there were a few more "skid marks" than reported

    Gary
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    Some of the cylinders for small C's are tapped...

    Some of the cylinders for small C's are tapped for a primer. Does help.

    Gary
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    Good. That's why my last PA18A-150 flew so...

    Good. That's why my last PA18A-150 flew so well....the older one in 1975 had no FM just the Owner's books above.

    Gary
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    OK...how about this?...

    OK...how about this? https://www.univair.com/manuals-videos/manuals/piper/piper-pa-18/18fm90-piper-pa-18-19-90hp-flight-manual/

    It's pre-1963 tho.

    Gary
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    From a quick search. Print if needed: ...

    From a quick search. Print if needed:

    http://www.knightglider.com/assets/supercubpilotmanual.pdf
    https://www.manualslib.com/products/Piper-Super-Cub-Pa-18-95-3998847.html...
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    What's the source of the straight axle gear? F-19...

    What's the source of the straight axle gear? F-19 Taylorcraft or home-made? Are they shorter than Piper used on the Cubs or is the end nut fit a problem? If so thin axle end nuts are available...
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    What part of the lower axle/gear legs hit the...

    What part of the lower axle/gear legs hit the Landes pedestal? I know they do taper out below the axle holes. Is it the brake components that are hitting? A pic might help inform as normally there's...
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    Depends on the snow. The deeper and softer it...

    Depends on the snow. The deeper and softer it gets the bigger the ski bottom for floatation plus the longer and flatter the prop. 1500's with extended plastic bottoms might be ok in skinny or packed...
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    Yea and patented w/STC too. Not sure how well...

    Yea and patented w/STC too. Not sure how well they work yet but I got a last set to try.

    Gary
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    Slip a rope loop over the prop tip. Pull the rope...

    Slip a rope loop over the prop tip. Pull the rope fast while offset at 90* to the blade track so it don't slip too much. If it slips at first make a loop that can be tightened around the blade. Avoid...
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