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    Open the heat knob, open the air vent mixer some...

    Open the heat knob, open the air vent mixer some to maintain flow and heat, and close the cowl flaps to pressurize the cowling. That heated air ducting Stewart mentions under the boot cowl by the...
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    That laser rangefinder with voice output is...

    That laser rangefinder with voice output is something Ron KL7GB needed years ago when he lived in Fairbanks. Former C-130 pilot during the oil pipeline days in Alaska that lost his vision in a...
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    A fathometer can awaken above the water. The...

    A fathometer can awaken above the water. The display will change (mine was digital) but the actual distance may not reflect reality. The speed of sound in air vs water etc. But it has some utility if...
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    As MTV notes mounting forward of the step reduced...

    As MTV notes mounting forward of the step reduced interference from entrained air. My ride had it mounted in the inboard upper scalloped portion of EDO 3430's. The idea was to avoid damage when...
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    The depthfinder's utility is aquatic when landing...

    The depthfinder's utility is aquatic when landing on shallow lakes or rivers with turbid water. Turn it on, touch down, check depth before falling off the step. Kept me alive for years especially on...
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    Ever try the ones that "click"? Count the clicks...

    Ever try the ones that "click"? Count the clicks to preset lean then fine tune.

    http://acsproducts.co/our-products/cable-assemblies/a-740-ratchet-control-2/...
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    Brian you'll have some real fun with that nice...

    Brian you'll have some real fun with that nice plane. As we move into Spring and daily melt from sun and warmth starts then refreezes, the top of the snow get more crusted. That hard crust can damage...
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    Beautiful scenery BrianM and nice plane (Eh,...

    Beautiful scenery BrianM and nice plane (Eh, MTV?). One suggestion is try to stop in a run you laid down before while testing the snow. Sometimes if you stop at the end of a run getting going can be...
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    Metal T's and other heater stuff here:...

    Metal T's and other heater stuff here: http://www.aviacompinternational.com/index.html

    Gary
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    If desired prime the pump by filling the inlet...

    If desired prime the pump by filling the inlet hole to the spin-on filter adapter on the case side with oil (it's the top hole I believe). There's two holes...one from the pump and one to the engine....
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    Have a look into the accessory case holes and...

    Have a look into the accessory case holes and valve covers. Borescope the cylinders/valves and make sure the seals look good and aren't cracked or brittle. Run fresh oil and check for corrosion. Then...
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    Hot in the front and cold in the back. Standing...

    Hot in the front and cold in the back. Standing around a wood stove at -50F or riding in the back of a Cub the same. Lots of cold and CO comes from the tail of the plane on Cubs. Block the rear...
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    Oh....THAT oil pressure valve on the right...

    Oh....THAT oil pressure valve on the right crankcase (hah I mistook the oil cooler valve for that when you mentioned washers). Guess it's the long winter we are enjoying.

    Gary
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    I don't recall but does the muffler for the C-90...

    I don't recall but does the muffler for the C-90 have flame diffuser cones and outlet bail?

    Gary
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    Larry another question please: Doesn't the...

    Larry another question please: Doesn't the vernatherm or oil cooler bypass valve replace the function of the old valve piston and spring? I think if a vernatherm is installed the old unit is removed...
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    Is the B&C on-engine adapter machined to accept...

    Is the B&C on-engine adapter machined to accept the oil screen? Are you using a vernatherm valve?

    Gary
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    It might help the PA-18-95 heater discussion if...

    It might help the PA-18-95 heater discussion if we had some pictures of the parts and air ducting to view. I no longer have my PA-11 to look at.

    Gary
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    How warm in winter - depends on engine...

    How warm in winter - depends on engine power/exhaust temperature, outside air temp, aircraft speed, heater integrity meeting mfg specs, cockpit leaks especially around the doors and windows and from...
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    It's been some time since I saw a C-90 muffler...

    It's been some time since I saw a C-90 muffler and heat muff.....but isn't there a metal partition along the muffler that separates the cockpit heat from the carb heat? If that separation leaks hot...
  20. Move out to a rental or RV. Retail residency in...

    Move out to a rental or RV. Retail residency in AK. Realize there's not much left in the Lower 49 worth it. Return.

    Gary
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    I have a C-85 Stroker w/Cessna exhaust and would...

    I have a C-85 Stroker w/Cessna exhaust and would not trade for a higher rpm O-200. Finding the right prop for an O-200 helps, but...

    Gary
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    I have a note here that it's a 337 prior to...

    I have a note here that it's a 337 prior to 10/1/55. I found several Taylorcrafts that had engine and gross weight changes post WWII that were later covered by STC's.

    Edit: See page 8 item 6:...
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    Brisk variable winds reported from the east...

    Brisk variable winds reported from the east (~1700Z +39F Wind 11015G22)and a NW departure. Big hill nearby to mix things. I'm amazed and thankful they got into a raft and were rescued quickly. The...
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    Husky put some rubber baby buggy bumpers on their...

    Husky put some rubber baby buggy bumpers on their flap hinge linkage = MTV might have some scar based feedback. I can see a couple of soft rubber oversize discs clamped by the hinge hardware...
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    Depends on what's downstream on the fuselage for...

    Depends on what's downstream on the fuselage for door openings or leaks. I dumped a squeeze water bottle full of P out the boot cowl vent on a Scout and the rear passenger shared the golden shower. ...
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