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  1. Like already suggested, turn it upside down to...

    Like already suggested, turn it upside down to keep cam submerged. Or so I've been told?
  2. Thread: Calsigns!

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    In general did you pick it or was it given to you...

    In general did you pick it or was it given to you by your mates?
  3. Just a point of reference, you can have a CO...

    Just a point of reference, you can have a CO issue even in an open cockpit aircraft. Been there/done that. So be careful out there. Any change almost anywhere might cause a low pressure area that...
  4. I'm selling my Acroduster. So many tire kickers I...

    I'm selling my Acroduster. So many tire kickers I wonder why anyone has any toes left in their boots......
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    Scary. Take a jar. I learned the hard way. ...

    Scary. Take a jar. I learned the hard way. Really had to take a #2, had something, landed a O1D Bird Dog in a grain field. Judged by time of year I though it wouldn't be too long. It was 2 feet +....
  6. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    What I recall from my partial panel training is a...

    What I recall from my partial panel training is a feeling of confidence that if everything else might fail, simple things like a compass, clock and turn/bank can get my fat out of the fire. I...
  7. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    A compass is a magnetometer.

    A compass is a magnetometer.
  8. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    I admit that is very neat. If I was younger and...

    I admit that is very neat. If I was younger and actually had any place to go it would certainly be a good investment in both $ and the time it would take for this old man to learn how to absorb it. ...
  9. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    P... on em, let them fly in circles until they...

    P... on em, let them fly in circles until they run out of gas:cry: Not.
  10. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    Mine is less than a pound. I skip Mcdonalds ones...

    Mine is less than a pound. I skip Mcdonalds ones a month to make up for it.....:smile: I don't have a DG, GPS or Iphone.

    Line on chart, compass and clock. Home free.
  11. Thread: Magnetic compass

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    I wonder? For me the old wet compass is the...

    I wonder? For me the old wet compass is the absolute most important navigational instrument on my airplane. I don't even have a DG in my current aircraft but back when I was flying better equipped...
  12. Many years ago my Pitts mentor and best friend...

    Many years ago my Pitts mentor and best friend who was a CFII once had a guy show-up for one of those old $5 intro flights. Turned out he had decided an airplane accident was a good way to kill...
  13. Can the flex lines degrade internally and cause...

    Can the flex lines degrade internally and cause issues like with some auto brakes? That's what sometimes causes Chevy front brakes to become problematic, locking-up etc. They develope a "flaper"...
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    I had a HIO360 that wouldn't make power. Bought...

    I had a HIO360 that wouldn't make power. Bought as a core with plans to rebuild. Seller said it was running good when removed(don't believe it). I decided to hang it and see how the...
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    Simply a Cont. C90 or O200 as I recall?

    Simply a Cont. C90 or O200 as I recall?
  16. Thread: Great B-17 story

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    Great story but wasn't WV bombed during the mine...

    Great story but wasn't WV bombed during the mine wars?



    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Blair_Mountain


    ...."By August 29(1921) battle was fully joined. Chafin's men, though...
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    Never seen wire larger than .041 Never seen a...

    Never seen wire larger than .041 Never seen a baby hummingbird either. It would seem that "large" fastener is over 3/8". Therefore you could use .032 on 3/8" O320 prop bolts and .041 on larger? ...
  18. Thread: Thorns in tires?

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    I recall 30 mile 100cc motorcycle trail racing in...

    I recall 30 mile 100cc motorcycle trail racing in Co back in the 60's it was cactus. We used Pet Milk :smile:which was pretty disgusting when you finally changed the tire. Got to be something better...
  19. Thread: Waxing plane

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    How hard to remove if you must do a repair? ...

    How hard to remove if you must do a repair? Might be the ticket for Poly Tone but I'd want to be able to get it off just in case?
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    I happened to have watched the video earlier. I'm...

    I happened to have watched the video earlier. I'm only 74 but somewhat typical of the new norm. Don't fly much. No place to go. Just like airplanes. Today was typical. Flew the Spezio for half an...
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    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/the-prop-strike-su...

    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/the-prop-strike-sudden-stop/

    Legal? Yes.

    Time Bomb? Maybe Yes.
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    1965 I was a student of gunsmithing at Trinidad...

    1965 I was a student of gunsmithing at Trinidad State Jr. College, Trinidad, CO. One afternoon I was in the store of Al Powel The Gun Trader when a government traper came in and told us that he had...
  23. Thread: 709

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    PA18 vs. C172? I suspect it may depend on what...

    PA18 vs. C172? I suspect it may depend on what was done. A ground loop in a Tailwheel aircraft would likely require a ride in a like aircraft?
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    Try leaning. My engine turns 2400 full rich in...

    Try leaning. My engine turns 2400 full rich in climb and will increase to 2550 when leaned. I know why mine runs rich(experimental). Anyway worth a try. (Of coarse beingf certified you would want...
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    Ream bushing or have supplier replace it with one...

    Ream bushing or have supplier replace it with one of correct size.
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