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    We had troubles starting a 220 Stearman. Turns...

    We had troubles starting a 220 Stearman. Turns out hand primer was not working …. Removed, new o-rings, reinstalled … easy as pie to start (when it got fuel!).
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    I got one to top that. I had a plane for sale...

    I got one to top that.

    I had a plane for sale in the neighbouring state.
    I got a text saying “I will take your plane home and fly it until it sells”
    I replied “Sure, but give me a week or so to...
  3. Thread: Fuel primer

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    Sorry for slow response, been out flying and...

    Sorry for slow response, been out flying and limited connectivity!

    primer stays locked out stiff!

    I removed all primer nozzles, soaked in diesel overnight and then used a small pin to clean...
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    Fuel primer

    After two primer strokes, my primer becomes rock hard. Like a hydraulic lock!

    Anyone have and ideas of what may cause this? Blocked primer nozzles ?
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    Anyone have an AL3 on floats? Impressions or...

    Anyone have an AL3 on floats?

    Impressions or experience with them?
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    Thanks for the feedback. Most of the time a...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Most of the time a solo operation and flat, shallow slope land.

    I am thinking either long ramps (to keep heels/rudders clear of ground) or the lifting method would work...
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    Getting pa18/Edo2000 onto trailer

    Question: if I landed on the grass and want to ‘slide’ the cub on Edo2000’s up ramps and onto a trailer. Where is the best place to attach the winch ropes- to the front strut/float attach point or...
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    Ryan, congratulations on your build. It’s great...

    Ryan, congratulations on your build. It’s great to see you building everything.

    You have inspired me to buy a tig torch and give tig a go!

    Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing and...
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    Thanks Bob, the Citabria has a different rear...

    Thanks Bob, the Citabria has a different rear attach point compared to a J3, looking to see if anyone has worked out a system for the rear strut attach on a Citabria .....
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    Thanks Supercrow, I will try that..

    Thanks Supercrow, I will try that..
  11. Thread: ABI Wheels

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    All Husky’s (A1, A1A, A1B , A1C) have the same...

    All Husky’s (A1, A1A, A1B , A1C) have the same Cleveland 40-60 wheels and brakes on 1 1/4” axles as standard equipment.
    ABI’s are a direct replacement for these.
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    Wagaero wing rotator

    Anyone use the Wagaero wing rotator on a Citabria wing?

    If so, how did you attach the rear strut fitting to the hoop? I’m not sure how this works?
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    Penguin, did you ever get an answer on this?

    Penguin, did you ever get an answer on this?
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    “If it is experimental you could install mags or...

    “If it is experimental you could install mags or what ever. The one I exampled is an SLSA used in a flight school and Lycoming maintains the ASTM standard and they would have to approve the change if...
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    Further to Steve’s input, I concur the Ignition...

    Further to Steve’s input, I concur the Ignition is unique to this model engine and problematic! .... so unable to change out to something with proven reliability...
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    Any induction leaks?

    Any induction leaks?
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    Back to the OP’s question: if he wants to do...

    Back to the OP’s question: if he wants to do beachcomber work, I would have thought the 3inch extension and ensuring heavier tail, would been a good option over STD?
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    My impression is the AKB 31’s seem to wear or...

    My impression is the AKB 31’s seem to wear or scrub quicker at lower tire pressure.
    Certainly need more effort needing to move at lower tire pressure.
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    With regards to Chutes in Cirrus’s: are there any...

    With regards to Chutes in Cirrus’s: are there any Cirrus owners on here, that have done the Cirrus recurrent (or initial) training, that can tell us what Cirrus teaches?

    I had a Cirrus owner tell...
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    Plenty of thinners, you will go through it when...

    Plenty of thinners, you will go through it when you start hitting coats on!
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    So, does anyone know of any paperwork to carry...

    So, does anyone know of any paperwork to carry bikes externally?
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    I’ve heard that a Husky uses 6 bungees, as...

    I’ve heard that a Husky uses 6 bungees, as opposed to a Cub using 4 bungees $? ? ?
    Would that really be a reason to choose a Cub over Husky?
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    The cost of parts and after market STC’s are...

    The cost of parts and after market STC’s are significantly higher than those available for cubs - I guess ‘economies of scale’.
    I am yet to meet a Husky owner that isn’t a happy dog owner ...
    I am...
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    Long legs, Husky is very comfortable ��

    Long legs, Husky is very comfortable ��
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