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  1. Thread: tinnitus

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    Yep, didn't do a thing. Got my money back. Doug

    Yep, didn't do a thing. Got my money back.

    Doug
  2. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Never seen the pex put in both directions....

    Never seen the pex put in both directions. Usually about 12" on center in one direction.
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    Can you explain. Never heard that. Doug

    Can you explain. Never heard that.

    Doug
  4. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Cool, I will be interested to know how that works...

    Cool, I will be interested to know how that works out. I always liked the feel of push/pull tubes like in a RV but could not come up with a simple monkey motion to use them in a high wing.

    Doug
  5. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Been following your build but evidently not close...

    Been following your build but evidently not close enough. Did you already talk about you aileron system and I missed it. Are your push/pull rods from the aileron to the bell crank, or all the way...
  6. Thread: Hanger door

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    Hi-fold Doors builds what you are talking about....

    Hi-fold Doors builds what you are talking about. I have installed one for myself and helped on a couple others. Nice door and would do it again.

    Doug
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    Very nice. What are the shock units off of or are...

    Very nice. What are the shock units off of or are they custom.

    Doug
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    Very nice, Good music. Thanks Doug

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    Shooter, Can you give more details about the...

    Shooter,
    Can you give more details about the oversize of your airframe. At 6'5" and 250lbs I'm always interested in airplanes for us full-sized people.


    Doug
  10. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Yes Gilbert's article is one of them I was trying...

    Yes Gilbert's article is one of them I was trying to link to but it would not let me.

    Doug
  11. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    I think you have it backwards. For some reason...

    I think you have it backwards. For some reason this site won't let me post a link but Google tailwheel shimmy. The top of the kingpin needs to lean back or vertical.

    Doug
  12. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Not really. Did I say I like nylocks? :lol: If...

    Not really. Did I say I like nylocks? :lol:
    If in the engine compartment use all steel lock nuts.

    Doug
  13. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    The charts will usually give you a torque range....

    The charts will usually give you a torque range. How I do it is set the click type torque wrench on the lowest number in the range and tighten till it clicks. Check the holes, if it is not lined up,...
  14. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    "...do you over torque or under torque to get...

    "...do you over torque or under torque to get them to line up?" That is the main use for thin AN washers. With some combination of standard and thin washers you can usually get it in the torque...
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    Wow, < 1 oz for the rudder fabric and aprox 15 oz...

    Wow, < 1 oz for the rudder fabric and aprox 15 oz for the primer? Would have never guessed that. Thanks

    Doug
  16. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    I always thought the front and rear lines went...

    I always thought the front and rear lines went down the door post or whatever and the "T" was down low in the fuselage.

    Doug
  17. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Sky, Yes, At least my patrol plans call for all...

    Sky,
    Yes, At least my patrol plans call for all 4 corners of the baffle to be cut off to leave about a 1" triangle at each corner.
    Doug
  18. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Lowrider Thanks, I would like to see the...

    Lowrider
    Thanks, I would like to see the pictures. Do you still flange the baffles then put the weld bead on the edge of the flange? I am very interested in the patrol so storing up ideas.

    Doug
  19. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    I agree for the ends and seams, but how are you...

    I agree for the ends and seams, but how are you going to weld the baffles with out drilling through the skins?

    Doug
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    Perfect just like it is. Doug

    Perfect just like it is.

    Doug
  21. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    I like rib stitching, but if you want to rivet,...

    I like rib stitching, but if you want to rivet, drill and debur the ribs before installing fabric. After covering, a light shining through from the other side will show you where the holes are.
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    I'm with you GeeBee, I'll build you a soapbox any...

    I'm with you GeeBee, I'll build you a soapbox any day. :up:up:up:up

    Doug
  23. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Beaver, Thanks for the report. That's what I was...

    Beaver, Thanks for the report. That's what I was trying to say in my post above. What did it do for your short field performance?

    Doug
  24. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    I always thought it was to help reduce trim...

    I always thought it was to help reduce trim changes with power changes. Examples like skywagon's balked landing, slowing down entering the pattern, or any other power change would have less pitch...
  25. Thread: Lowrider LSA

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    Cub junkie, with so many cub guys removing their...

    Cub junkie, with so many cub guys removing their down thrust can you explain your reasoning for "I recommend down thrust"
    Doug
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