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    I sold the Champ. Even though I changed the 65...

    I sold the Champ. Even though I changed the 65 for an 85 and it flew well, I'm still stuck in the 180HP mentality. Nothing wrong with an Aeronca that can't be fixed by changing it for a Cub. 8)
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    75, "the new 50." I was thinking about getting a...

    75, "the new 50." I was thinking about getting a T-6 (I had one when I was young and have flown them somewhat recently) but decided that it's more-better in a Super Cub.
  3. If you get a bigger plane to adjust for your...

    If you get a bigger plane to adjust for your weight, it'll start a chain reaction and eventually you'll need an AN-2, DC-3 or 747. Fix your health. You won't believe how good it feels to feel good....
  4. Let's "re-fund" not defund the police. They...

    Let's "re-fund" not defund the police. They deserve it. Bravo to those guys.

    Heck of a way to remove the tail cone. Plus another missile landed in the street. Wouldn't want to catch that piece of...
  5. There is a buyer for every sale, but remember the...

    There is a buyer for every sale, but remember the squeaky wheel gets the grease. So, advertise, advertise, advertise. Barnstormers, Trade-A-Plane, SC.org, and anywhere else that'll run the ad. Photos...
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    Coffee and SC.org - only way to start the...

    Coffee and SC.org - only way to start the day.:lol:
  7. Plan on overhead being much more than you think....

    Plan on overhead being much more than you think. The good thing about charging a high price is... you won't steal customers from the other guys and won't create enemies. You'll be selling a slightly...
  8. Thread: Cowl Flaps

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    I'm intrigued by their oil filter removal tool....

    I'm intrigued by their oil filter removal tool. Anyone using it? Does anyone have a concern about blowing oil (or metal pieces from piercing the cooler) back into the engine for any reason? - I know...
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    I'm always amazed at what people post, showing...

    I'm always amazed at what people post, showing direct violation of FAR's never mind common sense. Once it's posted on line, it's forever. I think the correct terms are egoist and narcissist. Go join...
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    Some of the Husky guys towing banners notched...

    Some of the Husky guys towing banners notched them so you could get right at about 14-15' for max lift before inducing drag at 20'. 10' was too little, and 20' too much. I could never figure out why...
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    Parking brakes are very handy when hand propping...

    Parking brakes are very handy when hand propping or on a windy ramp or at windy fuel pumps, but the facts are that more than once, a brake somehow (goblins?) gets activated when you don't expect it....
  12. I think the only truly foolproof way is to take...

    I think the only truly foolproof way is to take it off. Otherwise How about a dynamic prop balance in addition to what Skywagon said?
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    If the seller is not an A&P, IA or DAR etc. how...

    If the seller is not an A&P, IA or DAR etc. how can he certify that the airplane is airworthy? With what authority? "Mr. Jones, you should have known the plane could crash, so why did you state is...
  14. Now that you mention it, I've seen rib-stiching...

    Now that you mention it, I've seen rib-stiching sanded and made useless.
  15. Looks like Oregon has a $65 registration fee...

    Looks like Oregon has a $65 registration fee only. California, on the other hand will be after you like the furies from Hell. If you park at a SoCal airfield for more than a few days, then a tax...
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    Depends upon how much your shipment was insured...

    Depends upon how much your shipment was insured for. Standard might only be $100. Buyer beware. Pay for the insurance.
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    BTW... Are the title round B&C accessory case...

    BTW... Are the title round B&C accessory case alternators approved for standard category now?
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    floatplanes are not in any event encouraged in...

    floatplanes are not in any event encouraged in South Africa.[/QUOTE]

    I'm not certain about politics nor about the landing space but one thing I remember about visiting South Africa is that there...
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    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;814065]There is the firewall...

    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;814065]There is the firewall for the 90 hp and the Lycoming. Look in the parts manual to cross the drawings. I will post a picture of a factory 320 firewall I use as a pattern.
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    My guess would be: Hands on the windshield area...

    My guess would be: Hands on the windshield area cabanes leads to minor corrosion. You almost always see that. Upper cockpit, probably had water seep in under the skylight after sitting in the rain....
  21. Title search

    A title search is crucial. You'd be amazed at the old liens that should have been released but weren't because banks didn't know how (Or that they should) and because banks were merged, bought up...
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    Banner hitch

    There are numerous ways to install. The simplest is an additional leaf spring extended with the hitch bolted on. The double bar tube style is excessively complicated, and I never understood why it...
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    j-3 A model

    Folks made their own hoppers etc for J-3's or later on used Sorenson tanks. I had a 135 HP modified J-3 that had been a "cut back" duster. No turtle deck at all, but a plywood deck on top of the...
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    J_3 Shoulder harness

    You might find CAA Manual 8 on line. It has the recommended shoulder harness attach methods for Ag planes. You should attach at clusters on the main frame sides. In Restricted category anyways, we...
  25. Thread: People

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    Faith in our country

    Kinda like the courtesy cars you find waiting for you at remote airports after hours, or the lady in Indiana who said, "you can send me a check for the fuel when you get back home in a few days," or...
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