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    ..with more brake fluid

    ..with more brake fluid
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    a four foot shear is handy - if you have no other...

    a four foot shear is handy - if you have no other uses it for it other than your cub project, itís probably not worth it...quality tin snips work just fine.
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    ..or carry a plug kit, a handful of AK Bushwheel...

    ..or carry a plug kit, a handful of AK Bushwheel patches (medium to large), and a bike pump; best not to experiment when it matters the most.
  4. have you considered getting a firmin cargo pod? ...

    have you considered getting a firmin cargo pod?

    they are more utilitarian than an extended baggage
  5. spar splice on the end of the wing and push the...

    spar splice on the end of the wing and push the last two ribs out - of course youíd have to add a rib or two.
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    an alternative would have been to cut out the...

    an alternative would have been to cut out the entire side (instead of an access door), essentially giving you a four piece boot cowl with removable sides. From there you'd be one step away from...
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    and to expand on this point, an F350 is way more...

    and to expand on this point, an F350 is way more durable than an Escalade.
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    not surprised, something with that many moving...

    not surprised, something with that many moving parts is destined to fail.

    so you gonna go back to the 3200 or stick with the hype?
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    The one thatís on it. also, itís a sellers...

    The one thatís on it.

    also, itís a sellers market right now - no sense in getting in bed with a demanding buyer.
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    did you even look at the photo of what stewartb...

    did you even look at the photo of what stewartb posted? You canít use the term copied when comparing your design to Coleís, theyíre entirely different.

    Coleís system is clearly better designed and...
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    so should we take bets how long it will take...

    so should we take bets how long it will take Airframes Alaska to take over this product?
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    121.5 to fulfill the FARís PLB so someone can...

    121.5 to fulfill the FARís

    PLB so someone can actually find you.

    downsides to this setup:
    must manually activate the PLB (problem here is if you are pinned and canít get to it)
    PLB gets...
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    one of these coupled with a PLB (personal locator...

    one of these coupled with a PLB (personal locator beacon), would be an acceptable solution for some.
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    There's no sense in repairing them if they aren't...

    There's no sense in repairing them if they aren't in a covered wing.

    It's what the inboard spar repair is meant for - to repair the spar without having to recover the wing.
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    Charly Center (crosswinds STOL) has a kit to...

    Charly Center (crosswinds STOL) has a kit to repair the spar where the wing mounts to the fuselage, it doesnít go inboard very far - youíd have to call him for details.

    The use-case for the...
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    much appreciated!

    much appreciated!
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    primer line fitting at gascolator

    Iím trying to find the fitting that screws into the top of the gascolator (Steveís gascolator), and that my primer line attaches to. My primer is standard 1/8 copper with compression fittings.
    ...
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    I mounted the antenna on the top wing root...

    I mounted the antenna on the top wing root fairing (on the right wing, outside of plane)).

    Then I mounted the ELT aft of the right-side fuel sight gauge (inside the plane). The remote switch and...
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    I sent you a PM with links to some of the...

    I sent you a PM with links to some of the installation drawings - it's not an exhaustive list, but hope it gets you started.

    tried to post them here for everybody, but it complained that I was...
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    nice panel whatís the ball looking thing on...

    nice panel

    whatís the ball looking thing on your v-brace?
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    This is a valid point and shouldnít be readily...

    This is a valid point and shouldnít be readily dismissed if ease of use is a priority for you.

    Volume is easily adjustable with the built-in intercom, but not squelch. Will an external intercom...
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    The built-in intercom works great for me. Iíve...

    The built-in intercom works great for me.

    Iíve had the TY91 radio for six years with zero complaints, fully recommend it.
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    Youíre mistaken - most incidents occur when the...

    Youíre mistaken - most incidents occur when the pilot runs out of good judgement and skill before the plane comes to a safe stop. Them incidents have nothing to do with landing gear configuration,...
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    BritishCubBloke, you have an airframes...

    BritishCubBloke,

    you have an airframes fuselage by any chance?

    I have an airframes fuselage - I bought new Atlee cabane-vee and gear.

    The atlee cabane vee does not fit an airframes fuselage....
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    I had an O-320 stick an exhaust valve at 1200...

    I had an O-320 stick an exhaust valve at 1200 hours, unstuck the valve and started running MMO religiously - the engine went over TBO with no issues.

    I run MMO in the gas and oil. I dump the MMO...
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