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    Hopefully whoever is painting the legs knows...

    Hopefully whoever is painting the legs knows about hydrogen embrittlement and paint stripper.
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    Yeah, my first thought was if you ate supper,...

    Yeah, my first thought was if you ate supper, then the toilet was going to be very important. Definitely a very nice setup!!!!!!
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    Big Spirit Lake and West Lake Okoboji in NW Iowa...

    Big Spirit Lake and West Lake Okoboji in NW Iowa
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  4. Once you start applying Herculiner, you won't...

    Once you start applying Herculiner, you won't really worry about doing either.
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    After the storm passed this morning in NW Iowa....

    After the storm passed this morning in NW Iowa. Love it like this with cloud cover so not so bright.
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  6. Thread: paypal costs

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    I just wired money from the bank for the new...

    I just wired money from the bank for the new airplane purchase. A small amount to get the deal going and then a major amount when the plane and seller delivered. Each wire job was $10.
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    Biodiesel is the more simple way to clean the air...

    Biodiesel is the more simple way to clean the air in a diesel. I used to make it from french fry grease at the local restaurant and ran it at 50% blend with diesel in my 1976 4430 JD and 2006 VW...
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    I just checked FB and Don did reply and here they...

    I just checked FB and Don did reply and here they are--------I was selling stc also had many pa 12 that I converted . My favorite aircraft is a PA12 PA 22 tail feathers are same area as original...
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    The Donald Snyder 150 hp STC that cruiser posted...

    The Donald Snyder 150 hp STC that cruiser posted is what I used and used the original tail. I flew it quite a few hours by myself and it worked but I'm no expert. I saw a Donald Snyder post on the...
  10. My hangar is about 50 ft from the closest spot in...

    My hangar is about 50 ft from the closest spot in the state park campground next door. Yesterday morning there were about 8 camper trailers that had been there for a couple of days. Probably 35...
  11. I used a different STC but think I used an airbox...

    I used a different STC but think I used an airbox from a Tri Pacer that worked out fine.
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    I have removed the plug from my lawn mower and...

    I have removed the plug from my lawn mower and pressed it against the cylinder head and pulled the rope to check for spark. Never tried a dual plug engine that you can compare sparks before.
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    Article from 13 years ago. ...

    Article from 13 years ago. https://generalaviationnews.com/2007/03/23/and-then-there-were-10as-oil-refineries-stop-producing-avgas-whats-the-future-hold-for-us/
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    I don't know the total nationwide but as of a...

    I don't know the total nationwide but as of a couple of years ago----St Paul MN makes it and Kansas City. Here in NW Iowa the AvGas fuel distributor is based in Omaha and gets it from the KC refinery...
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    I know someone that pours gas with crap through a...

    I know someone that pours gas with crap through a Mr Funnel and hasn't used the quick drain for years. Also, this person wonders if carb heat is even necessary with the anti icing properties of crap.
  16. North Dakota Badlands might be interesting. I...

    North Dakota Badlands might be interesting. I came back from Canada after landing at Banff and did customs at the International Peace Gardens----kinda neat.
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    We had a tornado years ago that I could follow...

    We had a tornado years ago that I could follow from the air. Mostly just corn fields but it hit a building site and took the metal grain bins and machine shed and deposited it in my cousin's field...
  18. Thread: dust Masks

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    Those are what I use too and get along good.

    Those are what I use too and get along good.
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    Just checked at the local elevator and still...

    Just checked at the local elevator and still $2.14 per mask but you can only get 4 at a time. We had a good laugh!!! Probably won't be scooping soybeans until after this is over anyway.
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    I'm a believer in retorquing the next day after...

    I'm a believer in retorquing the next day after it sits awhile. Just looked at the O470 overhaul manual I used in 1995 and through bolts were 650 inch lbs. When I had to fix an exhaust valve 6 years...
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    I bet ACF-50 would work and maybe better----it is...

    I bet ACF-50 would work and maybe better----it is creepy stuff.
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    Cherokee 140 STC for D1A install?????

    My brother has a Cherokee 140 with the 150 hp E2A and has a chance to buy a low time first run 160 hp D1A that came out of a RV. It looks like the dynafocal mounts are different between the two but...
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    Little different but here is an experience I had....

    Little different but here is an experience I had. After running my O470 K for 500 hrs, I discovered it had one long reach cylinder ( maybe 470U) that I had short reach plugs in. Never knew I had a...
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    I like onions too but not quite a much as my Dad....

    I like onions too but not quite a much as my Dad. He could go into a garden and pull one and eat it like an apple. Might try that recipe.
  25. I have a nose bowl like yours and my 470 cylinder...

    I have a nose bowl like yours and my 470 cylinder looks like Kirby's. Looks like your engine is sagging a bit judging from the spinner and cowl position.
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