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  1. Thread: Mag issues

    by algonquin
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    I just did both mags on a IO-540 in a Maule. The...

    I just did both mags on a IO-540 in a Maule. The aircraft had around 500 hours TT and is nearly 20 years old. This plane is on floats and has been most of its life. Slick’s on it. So as in most cases...
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    You might also look around in the Wilmington...

    You might also look around in the Wilmington area, there were a lot of A&P’s at AirBorne that worked on small aircraft on the side. That doesn’t look too bad, may get away just opening the fabric a...
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    I stopped in to visit Will Rediske (RIP) and...

    I stopped in to visit Will Rediske (RIP) and George N. And got my 185 tail wheel stuck in the Sand and needed the gang to get it out. Bought a new wide set up right after that. It really hits the old...
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    Call Airframes Alaska and ask them for the...

    Call Airframes Alaska and ask them for the paperwork and STC. They will also tell you to find a A&P/ IA to install it and fill out a 337 and send it to the FAA.
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    I have the PDR tools and use it to pull small...

    I have the PDR tools and use it to pull small dents in skins etc. it’s not designed for anything as thick as a strut. Also it’s not as simple as hot glue gun and some glue. There are several glues...
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    Scott my best advise is to sit down and make a...

    Scott my best advise is to sit down and make a list of everything that is being discussed and go Thur them one at a time and make notes. That way you won’t be shotgunning .
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    Look at the difference between the -18 -12’s , i...

    Look at the difference between the -18 -12’s , i can’t remember the difference but it might give you an idea how it will fly.
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    I fly a UC-1 TwinBee and don’t think docking...

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    Had a lot of fun flying in Italy, great place....

    Had a lot of fun flying in Italy, great place. The controllers were so laid back as opposed to say France,lol.my favorite quota from a controller near Rome” you don’ta climb, you don’ta descend, I...
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    50846 I think this has the tube

    50846 I think this has the tube
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    Hey Glen , I just looked at my 12 frame and there...

    Hey Glen , I just looked at my 12 frame and there isn’t and tube’s. Could you send a ruff drawing of where to add them. Glad I saw this before I Got any further.
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    I don’t get why you would put that much effort...

    I don’t get why you would put that much effort and money into fixing a wire when chances are others are ready to go also and it’s under five hundred for new wires. Also you can damage the mags wire...
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    I sent a report in for that bad post.

    I sent a report in for that bad post.
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    I have a damaged Pacer in my hangar and have been...

    I have a damaged Pacer in my hangar and have been talking about putting Maule Spring steel gear on it. Anybody seen that done? The 160HP MX-7-160 on spring gear is the nicest handling tail wheel...
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    ANC FAA put out a letter in ref. To that...

    ANC FAA put out a letter in ref. To that encouraging just that.
  16. Denny, I wouldn’t recommend a Pacer to any new...

    Denny, I wouldn’t recommend a Pacer to any new tailwheel pilot for flying in the bush in Alaska. First they aren’t all that strong of an airframe. Also they are very prone for ground handling...
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    Ed is Jack an English Shepherd? Looks like our...

    Ed is Jack an English Shepherd? Looks like our Kayla.5019350193
  18. Great Job, I watched it today and need to replay...

    Great Job, I watched it today and need to replay a couple more times taking notes. Very impressive, thank you very much.
    Tom
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    Thank you again guys, this is a must do project...

    Thank you again guys, this is a must do project before more damage occurs.
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    Thank you Mike, yes the gravel is tough and the...

    Thank you Mike, yes the gravel is tough and the boss tails it in and there is a lot of boat traffic. I’ve in the process of getting a mooring ball in to keep it off shore. Think I’ll pass on plating...
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    Wipaire has download manuals that show all the...

    Wipaire has download manuals that show all the repair That can be made on there floats. Really good detail.
    I have a bit of a problem coming, the rear of the 3000’s are getting dinged from gravel...
  22. Thread: Oil

    by algonquin
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    Trivia: aviation oil is dated. An FAA rep came...

    Trivia: aviation oil is dated. An FAA rep came into the shop I was working in and told us that we had to throw out the oil neatly arranged on a shelf because it wasn’t dated. He pointed out that the...
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    Maule parts manual for sale

    Does anybody have a Maule M-7 parts manual they would sell. I’d like the one on a CD but any would be good. Thanks, Tom
  24. You should see what the feral animals from NYC do...

    You should see what the feral animals from NYC do in the Adirondack Mountain. This is the first time I’ve Been down here in decades for a summer. Here to report the animals have just gotten worse....
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    From a fellow PA-12 builder, I’ve found there...

    From a fellow PA-12 builder, I’ve found there really isn’t any short cut building them. By far easier to just get ready to spend the money and not chase around trying to save and get the same...
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