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    Personally, I think it is bad for you to be on...

    Personally, I think it is bad for you to be on here talking about Mooneys because now I want a Mooney too... Damn it...
  2. Thread: My C150 Project

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    I will double check, but I think that’s the first...

    I will double check, but I think that’s the first place he checked. 152’s and bigger tires were covered there I think.
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    Thread revival. Didn’t want to start another...

    Thread revival. Didn’t want to start another thread, but could anybody help out.?

    A friend has a sparrowhawk Taildragger 150 I think with an O235 engine. Wants to put bigger tires on it likely...
  4. Thread: Radio noise

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    This is where I found that...

    This is where I found that picture.https://www.scribd.com/document/365092063/Aircraft-Radio-Ignition-Noise Yes, acs instructions say ground the shielded wires from the switch end. There is a half...
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    But it is likely that it cured my radio noise

    But it is likely that it cured my radio noise
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    43010I confirmed the instructions for my key...

    43010I confirmed the instructions for my key switch calls for this wire
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    So, The original ground was just the mounts, but...

    So, The original ground was just the mounts, but no wire? Or where would I look to check existing ground?



    never mind... time for cheep insurance. Just gonna add a wire if I don’t find one...
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    My noise is fixed... or it is gone because a...

    My noise is fixed... or it is gone because a mechanic tried to listen for it.

    Mechanic wiggled some wires, said hmm a few times. Said he didn’t like the way/location the ground wire from the key...
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    The mechanic friend that will likely be helping...

    The mechanic friend that will likely be helping me may know, or can look it up, but these ignition wires are snaked through spiral shielding and are not easily traced to their respective mag without...
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    I’m going to say yes, but the next time the...

    I’m going to say yes, but the next time the weather is nice I’m going to listen with a more educated ear.

    so when I turn the key to R the noise goes away, on an 0320, in what order should the...
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    Based on a previous problem with a plug, and use...

    Based on a previous problem with a plug, and use of engine monitor, yes.



    Would selectively removing plug wires only identify a bad plug?

    I have an electric tach that gets it’s info from the...
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    When I select R on the key switch, all noise...

    When I select R on the key switch, all noise quits. I’m going to say it’s at all rpms, but definitely discovered during runup 1700 mag check. Hmm....Old plug wires, and they would not win a beauty...
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    I’m having a similar issue. Not bad, but...

    I’m having a similar issue. Not bad, but noticeable. All connections are tight, but left mag is making a snapping crackle in the radio. Brand new slicks. Key switch is fairly new too.

    connected in...
  14. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2019/0...

    https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2019/04/24/idaho-rescuers-save-pilot-who-crash-landed-top-60-foot-tree/3559742002/

    Nice tree top landing.
  15. Thread: Tach issues

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    I needed to replace my tach. May have cost a bit...

    I needed to replace my tach. May have cost a bit more than others?, but I really like it. 4194441945
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    Ouch! Yes, the X is an absolutely amazing...

    Ouch! Yes, the X is an absolutely amazing performing airplane - when it isn't broken. I have made that flight from one service center to another. The airplane, imho, is a bit over engineered, and...
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    Opportunity to brag here. My personal record...

    Opportunity to brag here.

    My personal record is 888 mph in a Cessna..., Citation X from Georgia to NY. It was about 17 yrs ago when the ride was still new and novel, so I got a lot of ATC...
  18. Thread: Exhaust Advice

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    One of the crashes of one of my Cub’s previous...

    One of the crashes of one of my Cub’s previous lives was due to carb-ice - noticed shortly after take-off. Application of carb heat put the cub into the trees.

    I dont know much about it, but a...
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    Not quite that high - because I didn’t have O2,...

    Not quite that high - because I didn’t have O2, but I’ve been in a Cessna 150, o-200 w climb prop, crossing mountains in the Co Rockies at just under 14,000 pushing forward to prevent from having...
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    Rentable pontoon trailers are a dime a dozen. ...

    Rentable pontoon trailers are a dime a dozen.

    I have never hauled the Cub on floats, but the floats themselves many times. 2x4 platform and ratchet straps. 41015
  21. Nationalaviationcenter. Pay $65 for a $5 fee.

    40962So I get this letter in the mail offering to renew my aircraft registration for $65.00. Why would anyone pay $65.00 to do what the government has actually made easy to do online for $5.00?
  22. Thread: Experimental loan

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    AOPA will finance a select few experimentals. If...

    AOPA will finance a select few experimentals. If you are talking about a Glasair Sportsman, thatís one of them.

    i researched some finance options for an experimental last year.

    The lender will...
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    Usually SuperCub.Org saves me money, but this...

    Usually SuperCub.Org saves me money, but this thread cost me a bit.

    There has been an opening in my gun safe for quite a while, and after reading this thread I got the bug to fill it.
    ...
  24. Thread: Aft C of G

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    Are you possibly confusing stability with speed...

    Are you possibly confusing stability with speed of response?
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    Darn it.. I forgot that the gun was just the down...

    Darn it.. I forgot that the gun was just the down payment.
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