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    If you go to the Spruce catalog and look up...

    If you go to the Spruce catalog and look up J-1552 it says the application is for the Aviat Husky with an 0-360 C1G/A1P engine which is a conical mount engine.

    The A1P is a dynafocal mount. Approx...
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    I must have misinterpreted Post #1, I thought he...

    I must have misinterpreted Post #1, I thought he mentioned Wips …?

    My bad ..
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    The Wip amphibs will take unsealed runways, but...

    The Wip amphibs will take unsealed runways, but remember the Wip main wheels are 5x5’s with rubber/plastic donuts for shock absorption. Very hard to compare directly to running 31” bushwheels with...
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    122 vís 149 teeth

    From what I have read, 122 tooth applied to Ďolderí installations and 149 newer ones. Is there any other advantage of one over the other in a 0-320 install?

    ie. I now have a common starter with a...
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    I guess it’s just following the manufacturers...

    I guess it’s just following the manufacturers guidelines.
    I don’t think anyone is trying to ‘do it differently’, other than Lycoming changing their advice.
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    All good advice. I don’t have to move it very...

    All good advice.
    I don’t have to move it very far. Occasionally we get low water and can’t get a trailer in far enough without risk of bogging tow vehicle. I was thinking of dragging the aircraft...
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    0-360, no thread, 600hrs + no leaks ….. if I did...

    0-360, no thread, 600hrs + no leaks ….. if I did again, maybe I would use thread?
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    Edo2000 on Pa18, pulling out of water?

    Is it possible to pull a Supercub on Edo2000ís, out of the water, up a shallow bank/shoreline?

    Where is the best place to attach towing straps?
    I am thinking where the spreader bars attach to...
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    We had troubles starting a 220 Stearman. Turns...

    We had troubles starting a 220 Stearman. Turns out hand primer was not working …. Removed, new o-rings, reinstalled … easy as pie to start (when it got fuel!).
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    I got one to top that. I had a plane for sale...

    I got one to top that.

    I had a plane for sale in the neighbouring state.
    I got a text saying “I will take your plane home and fly it until it sells”
    I replied “Sure, but give me a week or so to...
  11. Thread: Fuel primer

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    Sorry for slow response, been out flying and...

    Sorry for slow response, been out flying and limited connectivity!

    primer stays locked out stiff!

    I removed all primer nozzles, soaked in diesel overnight and then used a small pin to clean...
  12. Thread: Fuel primer

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    Fuel primer

    After two primer strokes, my primer becomes rock hard. Like a hydraulic lock!

    Anyone have and ideas of what may cause this? Blocked primer nozzles ?
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    Anyone have an AL3 on floats? Impressions or...

    Anyone have an AL3 on floats?

    Impressions or experience with them?
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    Thanks for the feedback. Most of the time a...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Most of the time a solo operation and flat, shallow slope land.

    I am thinking either long ramps (to keep heels/rudders clear of ground) or the lifting method would work...
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    Getting pa18/Edo2000 onto trailer

    Question: if I landed on the grass and want to Ďslideí the cub on Edo2000ís up ramps and onto a trailer. Where is the best place to attach the winch ropes- to the front strut/float attach point or...
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    Ryan, congratulations on your build. It’s great...

    Ryan, congratulations on your build. It’s great to see you building everything.

    You have inspired me to buy a tig torch and give tig a go!

    Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing and...
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    Thanks Bob, the Citabria has a different rear...

    Thanks Bob, the Citabria has a different rear attach point compared to a J3, looking to see if anyone has worked out a system for the rear strut attach on a Citabria .....
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    Thanks Supercrow, I will try that..

    Thanks Supercrow, I will try that..
  19. Thread: ABI Wheels

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    All Huskyís (A1, A1A, A1B , A1C) have the same...

    All Huskyís (A1, A1A, A1B , A1C) have the same Cleveland 40-60 wheels and brakes on 1 1/4Ē axles as standard equipment.
    ABIís are a direct replacement for these.
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    Wagaero wing rotator

    Anyone use the Wagaero wing rotator on a Citabria wing?

    If so, how did you attach the rear strut fitting to the hoop? Iím not sure how this works?
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    Penguin, did you ever get an answer on this?

    Penguin, did you ever get an answer on this?
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    “If it is experimental you could install mags or...

    “If it is experimental you could install mags or what ever. The one I exampled is an SLSA used in a flight school and Lycoming maintains the ASTM standard and they would have to approve the change if...
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    Further to Steve’s input, I concur the Ignition...

    Further to Steve’s input, I concur the Ignition is unique to this model engine and problematic! .... so unable to change out to something with proven reliability...
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    Any induction leaks?

    Any induction leaks?
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    Back to the OP’s question: if he wants to do...

    Back to the OP’s question: if he wants to do beachcomber work, I would have thought the 3inch extension and ensuring heavier tail, would been a good option over STD?
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