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  1. Thread: Pa-12 vs 170?

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    I have no 170 experience…but a friend has a 180hp...

    I have no 170 experience…but a friend has a 180hp 170 B and he will not go where we go…one guy has a flapless PA12 with a 135 and it does well…what gear does it have…time on motor…0290D2 has a 1500...
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    Was it a 160hp engine…was there a yellow tag from...

    Was it a 160hp engine…was there a yellow tag from last OH for the crank? Not all cranks pass to be 160 hp engines I remember being told by AVEMCO.
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    Just my two cents…you will be fine as...

    Just my two cents…you will be fine as described…I’ve only done one experimental and a few certified planes…my experimental cub is based of the 2+2 plans…and is widened close to 6” in he front seat...
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    My J5C with a 0235c using a McCulley 72x38 had...

    My J5C with a 0235c using a McCulley 72x38 had one…saw one on my buddys with a 0235c1 as well…
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    Anybody have any info on the Backcountry...

    Anybody have any info on the Backcountry Boss…looks like it too has some potential…

    http://www.supercub.com/photos/
  6. Not sure where you are located…but here in...

    Not sure where you are located…but here in Alaska, this is what I have as must haves…for the plane. Emergency gear, emergency food, first aid kit, tool kit, wire, duck tape, oil, saw, fire starter. ...
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    Would be great to see a picture…the paperwork...

    Would be great to see a picture…the paperwork states the pilot needed to land to release, most likely for inflight CG issues? I’ll check when I return home…
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    I know this is an old post, however I have a 58...

    I know this is an old post, however I have a 58 PA18A that worked off floats in the 1960s. It had special tanks fitted on the floats and was used for stocking fish in lakes on Kodak Island.(Per log...
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    Just finished disassembling a 1956 PA18A...

    Just finished disassembling a 1956 PA18A today….and didn’t see anything like that…
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    Very Nice!

    Very Nice!
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    I omitted the silk and have one small leak…I...

    I omitted the silk and have one small leak…I would use the silk if I do another engine…
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    Are you selling the brake mock-up? Nice looking…

    Are you selling the brake mock-up? Nice looking…
  13. Thread: J-5 o320 337

    by J5Ron
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    Simply take an N number of a J5 that is know to...

    Simply take an N number of a J5 that is know to have a 0320 in in…write the FAA and request the logs they have on file, then you can review what has actually been approved and how it was...
  14. Thread: J-5 o320 337

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    N35415 , A J5 owned by Kyle Irving in Alaska has...

    N35415 , A J5 owned by Kyle Irving in Alaska has one, along with flaps as well…nice looking 5…
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    Aviation Scammers!

    It seems that nothing in this world is sacred…scrolling through Barnstormers and saw these add…Kinda a sad state of affairs….

    O360-LYCOMING 4 CYLINDER • $8,000 • BUYER BEWARE - THIS AD WAS POSTED...
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    I’ve spent some time reviewing this in my head…a...

    I’ve spent some time reviewing this in my head…a couple added notes…

    I did notice oil temp start to climb prior to this incident.

    I did check fuel flow after the first incident…both tanks...
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    Thought I would follow up…was a beautiful day...

    Thought I would follow up…was a beautiful day here in Valdez…so decided to fire up…flew nearly two hours, trouble free, carb ice free, engine stumble free…plane ran great and seemed to produce plenty...
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    Av Gas…100LL,

    Av Gas…100LL,
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    [QUOTE=aktango58;811069]Hmmm, I do wonder what...

    [QUOTE=aktango58;811069]Hmmm, I do wonder what engine you have in what plane with your story.

    0320 Wide Deck, Bracket Air Filter, 10:1 pistons, Catto Prop.
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    2350 as noted…had not used carb heat in the last...

    2350 as noted…had not used carb heat in the last 15-20 min…
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    Carb Ice- ENGINE SHUT DOWN

    Has anyone ever had carb ice shut then engine down? Engine stumbled for a second or two then off…pulled carb heat, pumped gas a time or two, the engine re-started…

    Evening flight
    45-50 degrees, ...
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    I extended my cord of my flaps by 2.5" WITH GOOD...

    I extended my cord of my flaps by 2.5" WITH GOOD RESULTS...also extended inboard...exp PA12ish
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    PA12 is a great plane...150 hp versions are nice,...

    PA12 is a great plane...150 hp versions are nice, but don’t overlook a 12 equipped with a 0-235...A J5 is a nice flying plane as well and is essentially a early version 12...good luck!
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    “is the rest of the world dying at a horribly...

    “is the rest of the world dying at a horribly higher rates of Colon Cancer?” YES! The Unites States isn’t even in the top twenty five... remember...this is a good post, regardless of tone, humor...
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    I think Keller Flaps improve the slat....with...

    I think Keller Flaps improve the slat....with that said I have original style flaps, extended inboard and added three inches cord wise...when doing real world, back country landings in rougher...
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