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  1. Why don't you take them off and fly the plane? Is...

    Why don't you take them off and fly the plane? Is it still wing heavy?
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    IF this is a correct assessment of what happened...

    IF this is a correct assessment of what happened it would be interesting to learn exactly what was done before and during the maneuver which convinced the pilot to leave the plane. During the one...
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    With a slow rotation rate since the wings are...

    With a slow rotation rate since the wings are still straight.
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    Philly, The issue is sometimes the ball is not...

    Philly, The issue is sometimes the ball is not properly orientated in the instrument panel when the fuselage is level. Someone may have drilled the mounting screws crooked. You want to use the ball...
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    When you do this be certain that the T&B and/or...

    When you do this be certain that the T&B and/or ball is properly installed. Not all are.
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    It is just a flat piece of aluminum with a slight...

    It is just a flat piece of aluminum with a slight bend in the center.
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    That is a bent pitot and static tube. Bend the...

    That is a bent pitot and static tube. Bend the entire assembly down until the upper one is parallel or slightly nose down in relation to the bottom of the wing. The lower tube should be lower and...
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    From the propeller Type Certificate P-874 ...

    From the propeller Type Certificate P-874
    https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgMakeModel.nsf/0/95170e7eb56254a68625787a0069bb3b/$FILE/P-874%20Rev%2020.pdf

    NOTE 9: 1A200/HFA...
  9. The Navy's Constitution is based at the...

    The Navy's Constitution is based at the Charlestown navy yard in Boston. Every year they take it out in the harbor to turn it around. One time while this was happening, I just happened to be landing...
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    The fuel system on my double door Cub is similar...

    The fuel system on my double door Cub is similar to that shown in your drawing. The selector is on the left side. Which side is immaterial. There is a drain valve in each of the two lines at the rear...
  11. Oops! It wasn't Narraganset Bay, the Mayflower...

    Oops! It wasn't Narraganset Bay, the Mayflower was in Buzzards Bay between New Bedford and Naushon Island. About 10 or 15 years ago I saw a large square rigger under full sail being chased by a large...
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    The KT-74 is a remove your KT-76 and plug in the...

    The KT-74 is a remove your KT-76 and plug in the new.
    https://www.bendixking.com/en/products/nc/navigation-and-communication/kt-74
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    Dan, Something to keep in mind when building up a...

    Dan, Something to keep in mind when building up a fuel system. Water is heavier than gasoline and air is lighter than gasoline. Water will always settle in low spots and air will settle in a high...
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    Start here:...

    Start here:
    https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC%2043.13-2B.pdf
    Start with paragraph 1 Purpose. Then read Chapter 8.
  15. Philly, Usually the brush cover plate on a...

    Philly,
    Usually the brush cover plate on a generator has a short tube built into it for venting purposes. This cover plate is rotated to align the tube with an opening in the cooling baffle just...
  16. For those of you who are interested in tracking...

    For those of you who are interested in tracking the Mayflower, look here.
    https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/shipid:6169095/mmsi:368137770/imo:0/vessel:MAYFLOWER
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    Sher62, This latch is further forward than yours...

    Sher62, This latch is further forward than yours and does not shake as you describe. It does become unlatched and drops down once in a while but doesn't shake. When you have an unsupported object...
  18. EDO has three models which were made for the 180....

    EDO has three models which were made for the 180. The 2700, 2705 and 2790. You don't want the 2700 due to electric motors in the floats, troublesome and no parts. The 2705 is the same float except it...
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    We are talking about different steps. I assumed...

    We are talking about different steps. I assumed they were float steps as I noted in post #3. The Cessna steps are oval. The EDO steps are round.
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    All of the many new ones I've installed since...

    All of the many new ones I've installed since 1970 have been round. I can't vouch for any produced prior to then.
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    That is your answer.

    That is your answer.
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    I made my own from flat bent up stainless. The...

    I made my own from flat bent up stainless. The original is round tubing not teardrop shaped.
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    Thank you for saying this hotrod. That is a...

    Thank you for saying this hotrod. That is a natural unconscious tendency of most people, even when they deny it. Knowing that tendency exists is my major objection to installing the equipment. There...
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    Make certain there is corrosion proofing material...

    Make certain there is corrosion proofing material placed inside prior to installing. Those steps like to rust from the inside out, letting you down when you don't need to be let down. EDO called them...
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    Explorer, This plane is new to you? Is there...

    Explorer, This plane is new to you? Is there something wrong with the existing prop which requires it's replacement? Long ago I installed a set of floats on the first 8GCBC in New England. When I...
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