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    That poor Franklin!

    That poor Franklin!
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    I'm a decent 180/185 guy. Probably know the...

    I'm a decent 180/185 guy. Probably know the airplane. Located about 30 miles away. Probably no time for a full blown pre-buy but could take a look and give a thumbs up or down.
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    Did the same thing on a recent build and it works...

    Did the same thing on a recent build and it works perfectly. I have a hard time getting the oil warm enough in the winter here in NC, summer time it is perfect. I used a 3" scat and a 11 row cooler....
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    I have wide body Javron kit due shortly. We are...

    I have wide body Javron kit due shortly. We are going to need some more pictures!!!
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    Wish you guys lived closer. I'd like to have a...

    Wish you guys lived closer. I'd like to have a few days to play with these airplanes.

    Got to be honest- first time I saw this cowling I would have bet a steak dinner it would run hot. I understand...
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    That's what I'm talking about! Very well done.

    That's what I'm talking about! Very well done.
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    Appreciate all the input. If anyone has a picture...

    Appreciate all the input. If anyone has a picture of theirs that sounds like what I am describing please send it my way! I'll probably keep it on the small side so it blends well with the house. I...
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    Hangar ideas for home airstrip

    Thinking of building a hangar here on our land (Burlington, NC) and wanted to solicit some ideas.

    I (she) would want the hangar to resemble the house. The house exterior is a mix of brick, stone...
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    How does a traditional Bendix RSA-5 type FI do...

    How does a traditional Bendix RSA-5 type FI do with non-ethanol gas? For a Super Cub type airplane that has always been my reservation with FI. Some places you just can't get 100LL.

    The only...
  10. I assume you probably have a white airworthiness...

    I assume you probably have a white airworthiness certificate so this may not apply but Skydynamics Featherweight Flywheels are -3 lbs right where you need them. I have run them on all my...
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    Steve- good to hear of your experience. You were...

    Steve- good to hear of your experience. You were obviously much more patient and mature than I. Could have been my fault being quick to go into full send mode when I heard one of my guys being spoken...
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    Mark- The grounding issues I mention are...

    Mark- The grounding issues I mention are discussed in some detail on the Surefly website here under the *Input Voltage note at https://www.surefly.net/copy-of-home

    It's also now covered in the...
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    We have experimented with many different types of...

    We have experimented with many different types of electronic ignitions for a while now and I think it comes down to the mission of the aircraft. I have dual P-mags on my Clipwing Taylorcraft and am a...
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    I remember your time with the Taylorcraft (s) as...

    I remember your time with the Taylorcraft (s) as I too have had one for years and read your posts on another forum. I think I am well over 1000 hours in various models of Taylorcraft and just...
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    About the only part of this that has any meat in...

    About the only part of this that has any meat in it at all is if they fly over houses or crowds during the competition. IMHO any attempt at trying to protect people from themselves is going to be...
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    Get a copy of the FAA Amateur Built Assembly and...

    Get a copy of the FAA Amateur Built Assembly and Fabrication Checklist. Your DAR will want to see it when it's complete. Should be easy to see what % you can claim for the remainder.
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    I knew about Steve's and his is one I was...

    I knew about Steve's and his is one I was mentioning. He is lucky to have made it back to the field. The other one failed in the same/ similar manner and that owner is trying to resolve the issue...
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    I do not know anyone that has had a good...

    I do not know anyone that has had a good experience with that engine. I know a few that have had very bad experiences with them though.

    We tried to get several of their Throttle Body units to...
  19. Thread: Javron PA-12

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    I understand the weight limit is going to...

    I understand the weight limit is going to increase rather dramatically soon for operations as a Sport Pilot. Rumor has it it could happen as soon as Oshkosh 2022. This would be well within the limit...
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    ULINE has them. You can also call Kenny at Lycon...

    ULINE has them. You can also call Kenny at Lycon (or any engine shop for that matter) and he might have time to have one shipped to you for not much $$.
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    Warren is just awesome. I have a Clipwing...

    Warren is just awesome. I have a Clipwing Taylorcraft as well and he has been a huge help with suggestions during it's rebuild. The guy can fly anything well. He routinely performs in one of the only...
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    Steve- I just added it. I have several of the...

    Steve- I just added it. I have several of the bushings. Happy to share.
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    Several years ago I repaired a ground looped...

    Several years ago I repaired a ground looped Super Cub. When we removed the wings I found the strut attach fittings elongated. I contacted Piper and got a manufacturer approved repair procedure to...
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    I have served as a SME in quite a few legal...

    I have served as a SME in quite a few legal matters on behalf if aviation manufacturers over the years. I am aware of 2 occasions where the family of a deceased person attempted to sue following a...
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    Cool to hear of others building. I ordered my...

    Cool to hear of others building. I ordered my Javron kit about a month ago. Pretty sure a good friend is about to order as well and we will build them up together. New Holstein was an expensive...
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