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    The 3" hose is probably marginal in terms of...

    The 3" hose is probably marginal in terms of airflow volume. A 4" will flow a LOT more air, like about 70% more. Also a small baffle around the cylinder right in front of the intake will keep the...
  2. [QUOTE=jimboflying;752094]44004 PA-12R ?? --...

    [QUOTE=jimboflying;752094]44004
    PA-12R ?? -- Love it !
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    I called American Propeller in Redding CA. this...

    I called American Propeller in Redding CA. this morning, and the tech said Sensenich has a limit of 8" cumulative (as Denny's info indicated) and McCauley has no stated limit.
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    That's a lot more (8") than I expected. When I...

    That's a lot more (8") than I expected. When I had my Borer (different mfg. I realize) bumped from 41 to 42, I'd swear the man at the prop shop said 3" was the cumulative limit. I'll have to call...
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    I always thought there was a limit of either 3 or...

    I always thought there was a limit of either 3 or 4 inches of allowable pitch movement in the life of a prop. I've never seen any documentation either, just heard it said more than once. Now I have a...
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    From a practical standpoint, I think that's...

    From a practical standpoint, I think that's leaning more towards the "cruise" end of the spectrum. Officially the cruise prop is 58", but that's a LOT of pitch for a 150 on a SC. For typical SC...
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    It would'a wore itself it eventually. I don't see...

    It would'a wore itself it eventually. I don't see what the big deal is. Given time, most interference items will self-clearance....
  8. I see you're really going for it on the GW, 2...

    I see you're really going for it on the GW, 2 tons!
    definitely put lights in both wings. For some dumb reason I didn't.
  9. Now that is the correct way to start a fire. Big...

    Now that is the correct way to start a fire. Big wood and petroleum distillates. Kindling is for suckers....
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    Well then it seems like a no brainer. Put the old...

    Well then it seems like a no brainer. Put the old tach back in and enjoy the improved cruise. Right?? :-P
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    That number seems a little optimistic to me,...

    That number seems a little optimistic to me, especially for 31's. On 2000's I would consider it plausible but I have a lot of time behind that prop (in a very straight and well rigged 12) and haven't...
  12. Thread: Aerial seeding?

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    Prop wash will make it go left to some degree,...

    Prop wash will make it go left to some degree, tip vorticies are too far away to have any effect. The seed will be way too far below the airplane. If you'd have done this when you started the thread,...
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    Summer is getting off to a bad start for the...

    Summer is getting off to a bad start for the amphib crowd.
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    Just put some rejuvenator on it, it'll be fine. ..

    Just put some rejuvenator on it, it'll be fine. ..
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    It COULD be a lot of things, but the primer would...

    It COULD be a lot of things, but the primer would be my first suspect.
  16. I like to fly out to fish for them in my crappie...

    I like to fly out to fish for them in my crappie airplane.
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    Talk about shock cooling.

    Talk about shock cooling.
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    Tension springs.

    Tension springs.
  19. Thread: J3 Speed mods ?

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    I have to try the trim trick. Obviously it's...

    I have to try the trim trick. Obviously it's making the H-stab into a makeshift airfoil. Curious to see if I can get anything out of it. Of course it's only going to work (if it does) on a trimmable...
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    I'm not messing with it! Its Aerothane, and it's...

    I'm not messing with it! Its Aerothane, and it's not a lot of fun to work with after the fact. Finish /paint is a place I can get in trouble real fast. I'm happy with it as is.
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    If I had it to do over, I probably would.

    If I had it to do over, I probably would.
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    https://www.kcra.com/article/2-planes-collide-mida...

    https://www.kcra.com/article/2-planes-collide-midair-in-sutter-county-faa-says/27484294

    This just happened here a few hours ago.
    -- not the link I wanted, I'll try to get it.
    Two Ag-Cats, I'm...
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    Wendy, I was going to go with little numbers on...

    Wendy, I was going to go with little numbers on the tail, but all that white empenage looked barren in my layout drawings. Probably a dumb reason, but it's done now. And Gordon is right (for once),...
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    Leading edges, spinner and an accent stripe on...

    Leading edges, spinner and an accent stripe on the V-stab.
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    I think I'm gonna be sick...

    I think I'm gonna be sick...
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