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  1. 100%. Itís about the power required in this...

    100%. Itís about the power required in this situation. All other things being equal, coarser pitch requires more HP to spin at the same RPM. Producing HP generates heat.

    If you have efficient...
  2. Was that the major change - repitching the prop?...

    Was that the major change - repitching the prop?

    Did the new nozzle seem to make any difference?
  3. Mine's installed and would be functioning 100% if...

    Mine's installed and would be functioning 100% if I had a magneto. I run dual Pmags and have been having (self-induced!) issues connecting to adjust the Pulse Per Revolutions sent via the Tach...
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    Intentional or not, nice pun :lol:

    Intentional or not, nice pun :lol:
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    I fly helos for a living - if itís clear and...

    I fly helos for a living - if itís clear and wonít cause rotorwash damage to other aircraft weíll land/depart from the ramp or taxiways almost every time. ATC prefers it since they can sneak us in...
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    It was 78 when I got to the hangar last night...

    It was 78 when I got to the hangar last night after dinner. It was 50 and blowing a light rain when I left this morning! Still in my shorts and t shirt, I was moving quick to get packed up and gone!...
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    I have a bulkhead fitting in the oil line from...

    I have a bulkhead fitting in the oil line from the engine to the gauge
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    Iíve never flown a B-17, but Iíve flown a B-25....

    Iíve never flown a B-17, but Iíve flown a B-25. It had pretty heavy flight controls (a two-hander for sure) and required a ton of pilot inputs and compensation when maneuvering. It basically required...
  9. Thread: A&P training

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    I agree with this 100%. I don't do it any...

    I agree with this 100%. I don't do it any differently. For sure at my level, it's not smart to trust only my experience/eyes on an airplane.

    Here's an unsolicited thanks to Steve and Gilbert...
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    I agree wholeheartedly with this statement, but...

    I agree wholeheartedly with this statement, but not for the same reasons as you intended it.

    If it weren't for the E-AB category, I couldn't afford the airplane I have now.
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    Cabin Vent Options

    Steve, talking about these:



    EDIT: well shoot, the quote didnít grab the pictures but there in the original post above (#46).

    I sent Clint a PM earlier this afternoon to see if he still has...
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    Bumping this back to the top - Iíd love to order...

    Bumping this back to the top - Iíd love to order a couple of these. Anyone know who currently sells them? I didnít see them in the Aircraft Spruce catalogue.

    Thanks!
  13. Due to a recent turn of events (two engine gauges...

    Due to a recent turn of events (two engine gauges crapping out on the same trip) Iíve got an EDM 350 heading my way. I ordered it with their oil temp probe and ordered a standard VDO pressure...
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    Thereís an STC for that called the Super Pacer....

    Thereís an STC for that called the Super Pacer. No approval currently for a PA-20, only Pacers that started life as PA-22s.

    Thereís a few threads about it on the Shortwing Piper site:...
  15. I canít help it, but whenever I read...

    I canít help it, but whenever I read opinion-pieces like this I always end up imagining a couple of parents yelling at their childrenís teacher for their kidsí lack of respect - that ďentire...
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    Does anyone know if this is still the case? I...

    Does anyone know if this is still the case? I canít seem to find them on AC Spruceís website. Iím looking to add some additional ventilation to the back of my plane.

    Thanks!
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    Sticky: Charlie, Iíd love to swing by and meet you!...

    Charlie, Iíd love to swing by and meet you! Probably canít stay for the whole fly-in but Iíll try to stop out for part of the weekend.

    Iíve been cashing in too many kitchen passes lately, I donít...
  18. Smooth skies and zero traffic, thanks!

    Smooth skies and zero traffic, thanks!
  19. It was great seeing Steve, Laura, and Mike! Sorry...

    It was great seeing Steve, Laura, and Mike! Sorry I didnít get to run into anyone else!
  20. Where is everyone?

    Where is everyone?
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    Sorry for waffling. My family had to reschedule...

    Sorry for waffling. My family had to reschedule for the weekend after, I'm back free and planning to attend!
  22. I'll be there this afternoon - have to work today!

    I'll be there this afternoon - have to work today!
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    Not to get off-topic, but for anyone that has the...

    Not to get off-topic, but for anyone that has the experience...

    Are the same cooling issues noted on the whirlwind ground adjustable prop as folks are seeing on the sensenich?
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    Well, looks like Iím out. I got a text tonight...

    Well, looks like Iím out. I got a text tonight from some family coming to visit on the same weekend - Iíll be glad to see them but wish it wasnít the same weekend!
  25. I was, except that I realized just the other day...

    I was, except that I realized just the other day that it is a 4-channel deal. Means I can pick between seeing all 4 EGTs or all 4 CHTs, or just two of each. No bueno. And I feel pretty dumb not...
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