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    Clean up the engine with solvent and then spray...

    Clean up the engine with solvent and then spray on some talcum power in spray can around the push rod tubes, engine case split line and around the cylinder bases. Go fly for a few minutes, land and...
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    Lived on or near Lake Ontario all my life. Did...

    Lived on or near Lake Ontario all my life. Did lots of crewing. I have been flying since ‘61 and riding motorcycles most of that time. Never rode on the street but raced all over eastern US and...
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    My Trickairs are attached to the rear gear mount...

    My Trickairs are attached to the rear gear mount and the motor mount bolt at the firewall. Works great.

    Jim
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    I put Trickairs on my Tcraft. What do you need to...

    I put Trickairs on my Tcraft. What do you need to know?

    Jim

    Rochester, NY
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    Prop seal. Jim

    Prop seal.

    Jim
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    I think a friend here in New York has them on his...

    I think a friend here in New York has them on his 180. I will check and get back to the group.

    Jim
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    I have Trickairs on my Tcraft. They work great....

    I have Trickairs on my Tcraft. They work great. Of course, you would ne a larger size

    Jim
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    Thanks guys but it proved easier and cheaper to...

    Thanks guys but it proved easier and cheaper to fab one up myself.

    Jim
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    Taylorcraft Wing Rib

    Due to bad luck on my part, I am in an immediate need of a wing rib. It is the outer rib, the last one before the wing tip. It is for an F21 although I think they are all the same on Tcraft. Any...
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    I don’t want to be the odd ball on floats so I am...

    I don’t want to be the odd ball on floats so I am going to pull them tomorrow and show up on Friday and fit in on wheels.

    Jim
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    I am planning to come on amphibs. How are the...

    I am planning to come on amphibs. How are the field conditions for my light gear? With all of the traffic, is there a com frequency for traffic?

    Jim
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    Is anyone coming on amphib floats? I am and will...

    Is anyone coming on amphib floats? I am and will be there pending good weather.

    Jim Baker
    Tcraft F21
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    Doug, I have most of that info but your best...

    Doug,

    I have most of that info but your best bet is Alain Legace at Rapid Lake Lodge. As week discussed, you can do it on wheels. You should find another plane to go along. Caribou hunting is...
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    I’ll be there about Tuesday either at the sea...

    I’ll be there about Tuesday either at the sea base or at amphib parking. Camping by the plane.

    Jim

    Tcraft on Baumann amphibs
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    I put one in my Taylorcraft F21. I replaced the...

    I put one in my Taylorcraft F21. I replaced the airspeed ind in the panel. Not much room in there since the fuel tank if in the way. I estimated it took me at least 30 hrs. The local shop just signed...
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    Where do you keep your plane in Wabush? I have...

    Where do you keep your plane in Wabush? I have been in and out of there twice in the last two summers. On the water at the sea base.

    Jim
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    Related to the title of the post ——- how does a...

    Related to the title of the post ——- how does a Catto prop hold up on a float plane? Leading edge, finish, erosion, etc. I just bought a Sensenich GA and plan to use it on floats. Looking for input....
  18. If the fabric is good along wit the spars,...

    If the fabric is good along wit the spars, justfly it. Most of the larger metro areas a “dent” guys who service the auto body shops. They are experts at removing dents on cars and airplanes. Get one...
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    They never ask for your medical. They just want...

    They never ask for your medical. They just want to know about alcohol, drugs, more than $10,000, fire arms and why you are coming to Canada.

    Jim
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    I have gone back and forth to Canada for years. I...

    I have gone back and forth to Canada for years. I always filed a flight plan with no problem. I have CanPass which allows me to arrive at many more airports and never see a customs officer if later...
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    For what it is worth, I just installed my...

    For what it is worth, I just installed my Sensenich ground adjustable prop and spinner. It is 76”. No change in oil or cylinder head temps. Taylorcraft F21. Lycoming 0-235 no oil cooler. Oil temps...
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    A friend did all of those conversions for the...

    A friend did all of those conversions for the Pictometry mapping system. He has the STC.

    Jim
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    Switching to amphib made no difference to the...

    Switching to amphib made no difference to the yaw, speed, performance, etc. They are the same as the straight floats, just with wheels added plus the retract mechanism. I know that more vertical...
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    My F21 had Baumann 1500 that were STC’d for the...

    My F21 had Baumann 1500 that were STC’d for the plane with no fin. I now have Baumann 1500 amphib that we’re a project to get approved but good prevailed over evil(faa)and I got it done.

    Jim
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    I hold the rudder centered with my feet now. I...

    I hold the rudder centered with my feet now. I make long flights to Arctic Quebec and Labrador in the summer and at the end of these, my legs get sore holding it straight. A couple of hours here and...
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