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    Looks like all 72 inch wood props are special...

    Looks like all 72 inch wood props are special order new from Sensenich. I assume you’re not wanting to spend that much. I guess the 72/42 is going to be the most common used prop for a J3 A65. 72/40...
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    Yes, it’s a Sensenich wood prop. Looks just like...

    Yes, it’s a Sensenich wood prop. Looks just like the 72/42 that was on it, except for the pitch. I guess they got it a couple of years ago.

    Rich.
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    I think 72/40 would be the climb prop. When I...

    I think 72/40 would be the climb prop. When I owned a J3 it had a 72/42 on it and performed fine. The new owners put a 72/40 on it for better climb. I didn’t think it needed it, but it’s their...
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    So, now I confess I had a bad experience with...

    So, now I confess I had a bad experience with them. Not costly and not dangerous, but before I said anything I wanted to hear other experiences. I’ve heard a few good and a few not so good. Not just...
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    Columbia Engines Bloomsberg PA

    Anybody have any experience with this company, good or bad? Considering them for some work.

    Thanks
  6. I met Mark a few years ago. He spends some time...

    I met Mark a few years ago. He spends some time at our airport. He is a very friendly individual and very competent. I have met his Dad a few times too. I saw him giving TW instruction in a Husky and...
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    This is EXACTLY the problem several Legend Cubs...

    This is EXACTLY the problem several Legend Cubs experienced in the early days. It was definitely the Carburator. These were all brand new O-200 A engines. Mine did not have the problem and it was the...
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    Thanks Pete. Appreciate the nice diagram. Rich

    Thanks Pete. Appreciate the nice diagram.

    Rich
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    Will do. Thanks.

    Will do. Thanks.
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    There’s no oil cooler on these engines. Would...

    There’s no oil cooler on these engines. Would there still be a thermostatic control? This engine does have the oil filter adapter.
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    I tested the old one that way to be sure it was...

    I tested the old one that way to be sure it was really bad. My concern is, how could it be telling the truth? Oil pressure is steady in the green. All six EGT are good. Engine has about 10 plus hours...
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    Oil tem gauge issue. Continental 145

    On my new to me C170B the oil temp gauge was changed during the pre buy with a gauge from AC Spruce. Itís the standard thing that has a bulb that goes into the back of the oil screen like every small...
  13. Great story. Nice job.

    Great story. Nice job.
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    I also read that. I may have been wrong about the...

    I also read that. I may have been wrong about the Henry Ford story. It could have been in the Wartime Journals. It was a long time ago when I read them :-)
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    I have read those plus his “Autobiography of...

    I have read those plus his “Autobiography of Values”. A good insight into his beliefs. Whether or not you agree with his views, they were his and finally when FDR agreed CAS could be of some use, he...
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    Another Long Island Lindbergh story Early 70’s...

    Another Long Island Lindbergh story

    Early 70’s a man named George Dade took it upon himself to preserve the early aviation history of Long Island. The result of his work is now a world class...
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    The take off scenes in the movie were filmed at...

    The take off scenes in the movie were filmed at Zahns Airport here on LI. Roosevelt Field and Curtis field adjoined each other in 1927. Now it’s a giant shopping center. In 1977 to Commemorate the...
  18. Many years ago I was ferrying a J3 from Alabama...

    Many years ago I was ferrying a J3 from Alabama to NY. On the last leg it was pretty windy, not as bad as you guys but enough that I picked an airport in NJ for my last fuel stop that had two...
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    Great stuff. Thanks.

    Great stuff. Thanks.
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    The only ones that opened on my iPad were the...

    The only ones that opened on my iPad were the glider and the four person shot. Others said they were invalid links. I am interested in seeing them all. Sounds very cool.
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    My opinion, no. I owned a Legend Cub that might...

    My opinion, no. I owned a Legend Cub that might have benefited from a balanced elevator. But not real annoying. I gave a guy his TW endorsement in his stock PA12. I flew it solo a couple of times...
  22. We keep the homeless in the subways in NYC, just...

    We keep the homeless in the subways in NYC, just in case the number of Corona cases might decrease. They should put up a billboard at the boarder of the city. “Enjoy NY where you’re only a subway...
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    Bob Do you use in in the oil too, or only the...

    Bob
    Do you use in in the oil too, or only the fuel?
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    “friend showed up one day with a fifties vintage...

    “friend showed up one day with a fifties vintage Jeep pick up with a used Ford 302 engine (fairly high mileage) shoehorned within on its first run. It had a loudly sticking lifter (or valve) which...
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    Another MMO thread question.

    Many people who run small continentals like the O-200 and O-300 advocate the use of MMO and TCP claiming it reduces the frequency of sticking exhaust valves. I have experienced those problems in both...
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