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    If that is a factor, it will show as an increase...

    If that is a factor, it will show as an increase in current draw as the door nears the top of it's travel.

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    Just a reminder. HID lights do not do well when...

    Just a reminder. HID lights do not do well when you try to flash them. This type of light takes longer to come to full brightness than other styles and all lights have a larger than average current...
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    The load on the straps should be greatest in the...

    The load on the straps should be greatest in the first foot or two. At that point the straps are pulling against a near vertical load. As the door begins to fold, the strap load will decrease as they...
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    See what Raisedbywolves wrote in post #4 If...

    See what Raisedbywolves wrote in post #4

    If you read the parts manual, in the section that shows 'landing light installation', it has a good breakdown. You can get actual Piper parts that mount...
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    I'm thinking you have two separate problems....

    I'm thinking you have two separate problems. Unstable voltages are usually issues with connections. Look for any loose or improperly crimped terminals. Also look for bad connections at the contacts...
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    +1 for what Troy said. Primer should deliver fuel...

    +1 for what Troy said. Primer should deliver fuel to the backside of the intake valve so it's drawn immediately into the cylinder. If that's not working and pumping the throttle works, it's telling...
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    Here is some info on the installation of an...

    Here is some info on the installation of an antenna.

    The term 'ground plane' denotes a surface NOT an electrical attachment. Simply attaching a ground wire to a screw on the antenna base does not...
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    I'll agree with all of that except using...

    I'll agree with all of that except using something nearly worthless just to fulfill an faa requirement. If you fly around with something in your aircraft, make sure it has a good use.

    Up here the...
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    I'll use English as we have company; Generally...

    I'll use English as we have company;

    Generally speaking, we use two types of antennas on aircraft; Omni directional and directional. As their names indicate, omni antennas are designed to receive...
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    Explain how one antenna needs to be vertically...

    Explain how one antenna needs to be vertically oriented and another does not, when they are both vertically polarized. What's your engineering data? What install data are you referring to? How many...
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    How so? Web

    How so?

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    Hey. You were all thinking the same thing. Web

    Hey. You were all thinking the same thing.

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    Highly recommended. Web

    Highly recommended.

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    Point one - Power conditioners simply smooth out...

    Point one - Power conditioners simply smooth out any dips and peaks in the DC input voltage. On the surface they makes sense. But if you design equipment that uses power from a source such as an...
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    Its handy to put it there but with the 'newer'...

    Its handy to put it there but with the 'newer' Cubs and after rebuilds a lot of those covers are going away.

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  16. Can you let us know how it works? Specifically,...

    Can you let us know how it works? Specifically, can you put it in a brake and put a clean, permanent bend in it? Does it drill without tearing out?

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    Lol. I didn't even catch that. You are...

    Lol. I didn't even catch that.

    You are correct. A com rated dipole would work for the 121.5 mhz signal as that frequency is within the design range of the antenna. But the 406 mhz signal is in an...
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    A pattern of conductive materiel surrounding an...

    A pattern of conductive materiel surrounding an antenna is the definition of a Faraday cage. Even if it was not designed/built for that purpose. Will an antenna inside a steel tube fuselage covered...
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    The antennas are 'vertically polarized', meaning...

    The antennas are 'vertically polarized', meaning they are designed to transmit with the whip or rod straight up or straight down. No logic train, just a design fact.

    As for the position of the...
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    Lol. It's always a surprise. They have a few...

    Lol. It's always a surprise. They have a few minute response time mandate and I'm pretty sure they meet it.

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    I agree, except that there are many non TSO'd...

    I agree, except that there are many non TSO'd units out there with simple installation requirements. In MGL's case, my opinion is that it is incomplete engineering or possibly designers with little...
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    I have units that I like and ones that I dislike...

    I have units that I like and ones that I dislike and I'm not shy about it. But if you get sand in your skivvies because I express my disdain for some component you installed, stop for a moment and...
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    If you haven't read through this troubleshooting...

    If you haven't read through this troubleshooting guide, you should take a few minutes and read it. Lots of points pertaining to MGL units.

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    That B&C regulator is for the alternator not the...

    That B&C regulator is for the alternator not the battery.

    An overvoltage is not the same thing as over current. Current (amps) is just the flow of electrons, like water through a pipe. Voltage is...
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    If you need them; AN366DF-(dia) are listed as...

    If you need them; AN366DF-(dia) are listed as aluminum body with nyloc insert.

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