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    Just bend the LE of the vertical stabilizer like...

    Just bend the LE of the vertical stabilizer like Piper says to.


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    Do yourself a favor and bite the bullet on the...

    Do yourself a favor and bite the bullet on the Sutton exhaust now. Yes, you can try to repair it, but more than likely it will crack again in short order. The Sutton is lighter, and gets the heat...
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    I think most of us use 4130 simply because it is...

    I think most of us use 4130 simply because it is generally easier to find in the sizes needed for aircraft repair. 4130 is a little harder to form and will work harden more when bending it. If you...
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    Like Steve said, use draw clecoes. Having a gap...

    Like Steve said, use draw clecoes. Having a gap defeats the purpose of the doubler. Be careful drilling out the old rivets. Debut both the spar and the doubler. Assemble and check hole size with...
  5. The real key is to be able to visually detect...

    The real key is to be able to visually detect when things start to stray as early as possible, then apply the appropriate control to correct it. Think less is more! If you detect a deviation sooner,...
  6. Coefficient of friction of the little wheel is...

    Coefficient of friction of the little wheel is much greater on grass than pavement. Tends to keep you pointed in the right direction.


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    There is a guy that built a Skyote using a VR3...

    There is a guy that built a Skyote using a VR3 kit. Lots of pictures how he built his jigs on his website. Granted, lots smaller than a Cub, but same idea.

    Skyoteblog.blogspot.com


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    Rule of thumb to get in the ball park, 1 amp per...

    Rule of thumb to get in the ball park, 1 amp per .001 thickness. If you run pulse, a little more. That generally works with steel.


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    Iíve been using the Furick Jazzy 10 with gas...

    Iíve been using the Furick Jazzy 10 with gas lens. Big enough to get good shielding when welding clusters and almost 1/2 stick out, but not so big that you need to waste a lot of argon. The Fupa 12...
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    If you are going to TIG weld it, be sure to clean...

    If you are going to TIG weld it, be sure to clean the mil scale off all the joints and clean each joint with acetone prior to welding. Not quite as important if gas welding, but makes a huge...
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    Iíve done lots of them. If it is unairworthy we...

    Iíve done lots of them. If it is unairworthy we have a moral and legal obligation to say so if we are doing an inspection. Thatís one of the reasons I donít do pre-purchase inspections. I do 100 hour...
  12. Thread: Pirep Needed

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    Kerri Ann sells a kit for a Johnson Airspeed...

    Kerri Ann sells a kit for a Johnson Airspeed replica, mostly to Pietenpol owners.


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    If he is E-AB, no requirement for an airspeed (or...

    If he is E-AB, no requirement for an airspeed (or any instruments for that matter) unless he operates at night or IFR.


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    Used to hand prop a 150 HP Super Cub all the...

    Used to hand prop a 150 HP Super Cub all the time. Iíve propped R985s on AgCats and my Howard many times. Size isnít so much a problem, prop position, flywheel mass, and compression ratio are the...
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    Original Piper Data Tags From The 1940's

    Depending on model, the data plate was mounted to the diagonal tube under the trim jack screw. It gets installed prior to fabric cover, so the actual date is unknown when installed, and no way to...
  16. Thread: Adsb

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    Adsb

    A review of the regulations shows 91.225 (Subpart C)requires the installation of ADSB to operate in certain airspace. (Subpart E) 91.411 requires altimeter and static system tests/calibration for...
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    Iíve got the B&C L40 with external regulator...

    Iíve got the B&C L40 with external regulator along with a Skytech XL lightweight starter on my O-235 powered PA-16 with Field approval. If you go with the Denso internal regulated, you canít use an...
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    Wood Prop For a 65HP J3

    If you donít go ďdeepĒ, there is a good chance you will get on the wrong side of a certificate action! As an owner, not so much of a big deal. As an A&P and IA, thatís your food on the table!

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    There is nothing on LyConís web site that...

    There is nothing on LyConís web site that indicates they are an ďagentĒ for Lycoming Engines or Continental so they are likely not authorized to ďrebuildĒ an aircraft engine. Not sure if they are a...
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    Response from my ACO advisor was the definition...

    Response from my ACO advisor was the definition of ďlight aircraft goes back to CAR 4, 1000 lbs gross weight or less doesnít need a certified prop. Over 1000 lbs gross weight needs a certified prop....
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    No data plate means it isnít an engine. If you...

    No data plate means it isnít an engine. If you can get Continental to issue a data plate, then you can install it and you have an engine.


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    Thatís why I indicated ďor other approved dataĒ....

    Thatís why I indicated ďor other approved dataĒ.

    For the OP, if you want data for performance I would suggest you do some flight testing to establish some known points, then get copies of the...
  23. Iíve got an AMOC to reseal the struts on my...

    Iíve got an AMOC to reseal the struts on my Clipper after the previous owner drilled them ( theyíre actually PA-22 struts). Iíve got to have the NDT inspection done first though.


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    J5A Cub Cruiser

    You are asking for a unicorn, that performance data simply does not exist. The TCDS contains the CG envelope, however you have an airplane that was modified to install the O-235. The J5A originally...
  25. Wag Aero has them, as does Univair. Sent...

    Wag Aero has them, as does Univair.


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