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  1. Thread: 35s on 6 gear?

    by akwing
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    I second Dave Calkins' assessment of the 6" gear....

    I second Dave Calkins' assessment of the 6" gear.

    I've been running 6" gear since 2007. 12 years and 5000+ hours later, I can say the setup is solid. For maintenance, the landing gear bushings get...
  2. I'm gonna repeat what Denny said because I think...

    I'm gonna repeat what Denny said because I think it's worth repeating. If you don't have a drop in RPM when you apply carb heat, something is wrong there. Could be the carb or improper carb-heat...
  3. Thread: Mods

    by akwing
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    how much weight does this add?

    how much weight does this add?
  4. I propose that any thread involving the FAA...

    I propose that any thread involving the FAA belong in the jokes section
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    "give us money and we'll give you donuts" ...

    "give us money and we'll give you donuts"

    - the church

    p.s. god needs more money

    - the church
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    Can sticky valves be caused by excessive leaning?

    Can sticky valves be caused by excessive leaning?
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    Can someone explain how leaning prevents a stuck...

    Can someone explain how leaning prevents a stuck valve?

    This problem has been solved years ago - run Marvel (or like-product) in the gas (and oil, if you want)...the old mechanics/aviators been...
  8. cost/effort of converting from atlee to stock fuel tanks?

    I have a set of wings set-up for atlee tanks and I'm wanting to convert them back to stock tanks.

    Anyone have an overview of what needs to be done to make it happen and how much it will cost?
    ...
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    Then put yourself in the position you want to be...

    Then put yourself in the position you want to be in. The aviation industry can be difficult as is, and is certainly more difficult if the effort is half-assed. Either you want it or you don't...plain...
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    Them Trig radios, the TY91, are pretty nice - I'm...

    Them Trig radios, the TY91, are pretty nice - I'm happy with mine. A built-in intercom that works well and an aux-in to boot!
  11. A cub-kit (Javron in your case) and Sherpa are...

    A cub-kit (Javron in your case) and Sherpa are experimental aircraft. You're saying Bolivia makes a distinction of experimental aircraft that are built in or outside of Bolivia?





    You don't...
  12. By putting a deposit on a cub-kit, you have put...

    By putting a deposit on a cub-kit, you have put the cart before the horse - unfortunate. If you go the way of a tricked-engine (with a supercharger, nox, or whatever non-standard modifications people...
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    Wait...people are still complaining about this?...

    Wait...people are still complaining about this? *sigh*..

    Okay, some problem solving, all in the context of sheep hunting:

    1) no resident limit
    2) limit non-resident hunters via drawing...
  14. 1. You are not spotting or locating sheep. That...

    1. You are not spotting or locating sheep. That is called flight-seeing,
    seeing sheep is incidental to the...
  15. I'm not for or against proposal 207, yet I don't...

    I'm not for or against proposal 207, yet I don't understand the position of those who are against it. The sheep need all the advantages they can get, their territory is over-run by so-called hunters...
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    I had a similar problem. I adjusted the...

    I had a similar problem. I adjusted the idle-mixture and threw in a fresh-set of plugs, no starting issues since.
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    I can't speak for their A&P program, but I went...

    I can't speak for their A&P program, but I went to Baker's IA course. They are top-notch.

    If you have the money and want to "just get it done", I recommend going to Baker. I did my A&P through...
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    Some days...ya just gotta take the good with the...

    Some days...ya just gotta take the good with the bad.



    Don't worry, just stick to village time and you'll be alright.
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    Do you really think it's a failure issue or...

    Do you really think it's a failure issue or perhaps just accelerated wear and tear? I ask because, after 3,000 hours on my 6" gear (roughly 4,000 landings), no issues or failures to date.

    The 6"...
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    In addition to mike mcs statement. To give you...

    In addition to mike mcs statement. To give you some numbers, where I live (somewhere in Alaska), the going rate for an annual inspection is $750-$1,000. Then you have to fix everything they found...
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    Hehe...this reminds of climbers that claim first...

    Hehe...this reminds of climbers that claim first ascents, but in reality they have the 2nd, 3rd, or 15th first ascent. Which begs the question...where can I order your guide to trolling 101?
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    Thanks for the suggestions everyone, much...

    Thanks for the suggestions everyone, much appreciated! I suppose now, I just need to choose an avenue and get it done.



    Yes, hence the two locations I mentioned earlier...



    Haha...That's...
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    Inspection Authorization Crash Course?

    Just wondering if anyone could recommend a reputable (from experience, word of mouth, etc.) school that teaches an IA crash course? Would prefer a school within an 1.5 hour drive from Denver or...
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    cowl angle bracket location

    I have a new Atlee Dodge SS firewall, and cowl angle tabs (the brackets the cowl rails attach to at the firewall). The firewall has been pre-punched for the respective positions for said angle tabs....
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    I had 4200's on my cub, and the valve body's were...

    I had 4200's on my cub, and the valve body's were corroding so I picked up a set of 4500's because it was available as a complete unit from Univair. Functionally they seem to operate in the same...
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