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    Kinda like saying the web of a roof truss isn't...

    Kinda like saying the web of a roof truss isn't that important.. no...
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    How I trim them.. needs right rudder, swing the...

    How I trim them.. needs right rudder, swing the water rudders to the left to work as a trim tab. Works every time!
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    Is it the same as a 12's? I have one from an O-235

    Is it the same as a 12's? I have one from an O-235
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    Pay him in full (or escrow) with the written...

    Pay him in full (or escrow) with the written agreement he flies it over "on a holiday" and takes commercial back. Then immediately apply for Canadian deregistration while it's at it's destination...
  5. Thread: Lake Hood

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    Yet still 30" of ice at my camp dock!!

    Yet still 30" of ice at my camp dock!!
  6. Is it not activated by either flaps being...

    Is it not activated by either flaps being deployed or low airspeed?? One or the others sensor/switch is baffed. Why I like same as MTV ... KISS... head out of the panel and out the window instead. If...
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    Probably left for the mountain.. where he left...

    Probably left for the mountain.. where he left your ropes in the snow!
  8. Thread: Fuel Drains

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    24 years in the air on mine and yet to drip or...

    24 years in the air on mine and yet to drip or replace an o ring on my 4 x CAV-110's. Nothing but 100LL. Auto fuel eats them on a regular basis for some of my customers though and then I do as noted...
  9. Livin the life buddy.. livin the life! :-)

    Livin the life buddy.. livin the life! :-)
  10. Thread: O-320ís

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    Was a Ron Newburg (Canadian Aero Engines -...

    Was a Ron Newburg (Canadian Aero Engines - Orillia) staple for a while, thanks to an abundance of 540 cylinders around. One of my customers airplanes. It seemed to have some "balls". I only flew it...
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    Manufacturer should be SHOT for not at least...

    Manufacturer should be SHOT for not at least putting Black or better yet Red tape on that white wire if it's indeed wired for 220/240 volts!

    Use the cord, Black to Black.. Red to the compressor...
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    Fire starter (lighter and waterproof matches),...

    Fire starter (lighter and waterproof matches), handheld radio w/fully charged battery in zip lock bag, bug hood and a tinfoil blanket. Other than my pilots licence/booklet and a whistle, not much...
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    Still can't believe that these two Clowns came...

    Still can't believe that these two Clowns came all the way up here for Jen's Memorial !
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    Low level skud run..... from the hangar to the...

    Low level skud run..... from the hangar to the shop! 8)
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    Why I run CP bearings & races in mine and keep...

    Why I run CP bearings & races in mine and keep the axle cavity full of grease (via drilled axle and zerk) to keep the water out as best I can... and when I block her in the fall I pump fresh grease...
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    Gone but not forgotten! You're a great friend...

    Gone but not forgotten! You're a great friend...
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    Well I guess I'll put the box back on the hangar...

    Well I guess I'll put the box back on the hangar parts shelf... :roll:
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    Wow, in all the exhaust valves I've had or seen...

    Wow, in all the exhaust valves I've had or seen burnt / cracked I've never seen the intake valve head give up.
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    I guess you don't need this Eddie...

    I guess you don't need this Eddie...
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    Almost bought a Bombi this Fall, missed it by a...

    Almost bought a Bombi this Fall, missed it by a day!
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    Foot of snow yesterday, freezing rain all night.....

    Foot of snow yesterday, freezing rain all night.. another 5 inches of wet snow this morning and now raining. No choice with a 1200 laneway if we expect to get in and out of here for the next 3...
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    Sucks...

    Sucks...
  23. As you note Perry, of course a tube into the slip...

    As you note Perry, of course a tube into the slip stream produces a bit of positive pressure. If it created negative pressure, in the original design with non vented caps, there would have been zero...
  24. "Cessna style" vents are ram air tubes! Hate when...

    "Cessna style" vents are ram air tubes! Hate when someone asks for help, then gets defensive and condescending when they don't like the reply.

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  25. Sorry Stewart, been building home builts for 25...

    Sorry Stewart, been building home builts for 25 years just trying to help you. Carry on..
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