Search:

Type: Posts; User: Gordon Misch

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    8,449

    I had a leak that I would have sworn was oil...

    I had a leak that I would have sworn was oil cooler or case parting-line related, but turned out it was a tiny crack in the engine case. The powder test would at least confirm or refute an external...
  2. Replies
    16
    Views
    8,449

    One thought - - clean the engine thoroughly...

    One thought - - clean the engine thoroughly with solvent and let it dry. Spray suspect areas with dye penetrant developer powder, run engine until source appears. I've read a simpler way here,...
  3. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,087

    Yes, however the heat path thru the crankshaft...

    Yes, however the heat path thru the crankshaft cross section to the prop is small by comparison. Heat flow rate varies directly as cross section and inversely as the length of the conductor - in...
  4. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,475

    Run test panels to get your gun adjusted...

    Run test panels to get your gun adjusted optimally.
  5. Replies
    107
    Views
    3,575

    I can also recommend Ladd Gardner...

    I can also recommend Ladd Gardner https://lgainsurance.com/ . My PA-12 premium this year, liability only, was $322. Last time I asked for a hull quote, I think it was about $1k for something like...
  6. Replies
    107
    Views
    3,575

    Wealthy plus proud equals likely trouble. Glenn...

    Wealthy plus proud equals likely trouble. Glenn is one to listen respectfully to.
  7. Replies
    984
    Views
    203,380

    Southbound between Bremerton and Olympia, Wa...

    Southbound between Bremerton and Olympia, Wa yesterday.
    53689
  8. Thread: Slip/Skid

    by Gordon Misch
    Replies
    11
    Views
    1,077

    This one is a good follow-on. Slightly...

    This one is a good follow-on. Slightly different explanation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMhoPJYCvXA
  9. Premium no ethanol here is 91 octane. I use...

    Premium no ethanol here is 91 octane. I use premium mogas with 8.5 pistons, per Peterson STC. I dont notice any performance difference compared to 100 LL
  10. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,176

    Drop the "2", Windy! Oh wait - never mind,...

    Drop the "2", Windy! Oh wait - never mind, you're young yet.
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,568

    For any bending, buckling or torsional loads,...

    For any bending, buckling or torsional loads, diameter. Pure tension or non-Euler buckling compression, just the cross sectional area of the metal.
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    312

    Can't tell for sure from the photo, but looks...

    Can't tell for sure from the photo, but looks like the bolt holes on the hydrasorb are parallel. They need to be perpendicular to each other. The bolt that joins the shock strut to the hydrasorb...
  13. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,568

    I agree with paragraphs 1 and 2, but don't...

    I agree with paragraphs 1 and 2, but don't understand how hoop stress plays into a tubular steel truss?
  14. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,475

    I know - was just kidding you..

    I know - was just kidding you..
  15. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,475

    Dunno, I've done both and I think each has its...

    Dunno, I've done both and I think each has its advantages. I hated the polyfiber glue, but that was like 40 years ago so probably doesn't mean much. To be honest, I struggled with Stewarts at...
  16. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,475

    "Clocks ticking on your bill at $1.50 a...

    "Clocks ticking on your bill at $1.50 a minute......" Run and check your anodizing pot:lol:8)
  17. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,475

    Can't be in a rush with Stewarts. Give it time,...

    Can't be in a rush with Stewarts. Give it time, and maybe a second coat. Maybe Marty57 will chime in?
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,177

    Mike's the expert, but I'd add to pick...

    Mike's the expert, but I'd add to pick "something" to define as level, and then stick with it. Pick a tube that is pretty straight, so that your level tells you the same thing every time. And...
  19. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,177

    Rigging instructions. Titled PA-18, but...

    Rigging instructions. Titled PA-18, but includes PA-12.

    http://www.fadodge.com/fad_pdfs/Correct%20Procedures%20for%20Rigging%20a%20SuperCub.pdf?phpMyAdmin=EsjPx8hgioQlsa8ztqFncHAgdU4
  20. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,177

    15 threads showing seems like a lot? Bare...

    15 threads showing seems like a lot? Bare minimum thread engagement would be 1.5 diameters, depending on class of thread fit and considering the two different materials. Personally, I'd opt for...
  21. Replies
    63
    Views
    6,052

    Greg - who would you recommend for a DAR? PM,...

    Greg - who would you recommend for a DAR? PM, if you'd prefer - -
  22. A related question - - I'm replacing bungees...

    A related question - -

    I'm replacing bungees on my -12 and on disassembly noticed some play at the lower shock strut attachment. I measured the hole in the strut and it is elongated, measuring...
  23. The forward gear leg travel path and the cabane...

    The forward gear leg travel path and the cabane should be in the same plane. Merely angling the cabane will not accomplish that. The axis of rotation is by definition perpendicular to the plane...
  24. Replies
    69
    Views
    17,016

    I use a small bend. Impossible to vibrate...

    I use a small bend. Impossible to vibrate loose, but easy to remove and reinstall without fatiguing it
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    5,547

    Hydraulics supply houses would have similar in...

    Hydraulics supply houses would have similar in steel, with the correct (JIC) flare angle.

    I think the question would be the length of the hex portion.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4