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    I never got around to calling them. Instead I...

    I never got around to calling them. Instead I bought a PA18-150 project.
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    I don’t know squat about floats but it would...

    I don’t know squat about floats but it would appear to need some oversized rivets and sealant.
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    I have a second hand Explorer that works great....

    I have a second hand Explorer that works great. Mostly I use it while flying my glider. Since we wear parachutes there’s a chance all you’ll have is what’s on your body. I attach it to my parachute...
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    The O290-D2 is an excellent engine! Mostly it’s...

    The O290-D2 is an excellent engine! Mostly it’s top end parts that are hard to find. Take a close look at the tubes near the bottom of the door, the lower longerons and where the gear attaches. Also...
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    Yep I am getting my ASW-20 dialed in. I really...

    Yep I am getting my ASW-20 dialed in. I really like it!
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    Pawnee tach cable

    One of our Pawnee’s was written up for a squealing tach cable. I am going to pull the rather long inner cable. What’s everyone’s favorite recipe for lube?

    If it was up to me I would put in an...
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    That’s really suck! So you’re selling off the salvaged parts?
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    Ahh of course!

    Ahh of course!
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    I found a couple more pics of those L-21’s on the...

    I found a couple more pics of those L-21’s on the internet. They appear to have tow hitches. Yay! (I am a glider pilot.)

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    My only theory is it’s a ram air temperature...

    My only theory is it’s a ram air temperature probe. It looks a lot like what we had on the DC-8. No idea why one would be on a L-21.
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    You’re asking what the thing is sticking out of...

    You’re asking what the thing is sticking out of the top of the cockpit? Picture is kind of blurry.
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    FS: Atlee Dodge C180/185 V-Brace

    I bought this like 6 years ago and never installed it. Prefer local pickup. (North side of Seattle)
    $500
    Charlie
    (360) 322-7761

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    My glider club has shutdown the tow planes. Put a...

    My glider club has shutdown the tow planes. Put a tow hitch on your 180? ;)
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    That’s a stock door hinged from the front. All I...

    That’s a stock door hinged from the front. All I did is take it down to the bare frame and attach Lexan.
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    I used AN525 washer head #8 screws with rivnuts....

    I used AN525 washer head #8 screws with rivnuts. Single piece of Lexan bent in a brake. Used some foam padding between the frame and Lexan and where the Lexan overlaps the fuselage. Also a strip of...
  16. I’ve always put them the other way... Just...

    I’ve always put them the other way... Just cuse....
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    You can talk yearly numbers as much as you want....

    You can talk yearly numbers as much as you want. Cold hard fact is it’s been the number one killer in the US the last three days.
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    No I double and triple checked it after you...

    No I double and triple checked it after you mentioned that. The throttle was on the idle stop.
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    Well I got the J-3 running. Turned out the carb...

    Well I got the J-3 running. Turned out the carb was fine. I pulled it off and split it open. Whoever overhauled it last did a nice job! It was very clean. I checked the compressions and they were all...
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    Guess I should’ve said I whacked the crap out of...

    Guess I should’ve said I whacked the crap out of it with my heaviest plastic handle screwdriver and dead blow hammer.
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    Stromberg carb

    I need a little help on a Stromberg carb. The J-3 I changed the spar on sat for 4 months with the gas turned off. I tried to start it today. I about wore my arm out propping it! The owner says he...
  22. Never unlock the door! ;)

    Never unlock the door! ;)
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    Bit of work but it’s done! Going to hang it back...

    Bit of work but it’s done! Going to hang it back on the airplane this week.

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    Which episode?

    Which episode?
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    Who makes certified billet cranks?

    Who makes certified billet cranks?
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