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    Sticky: Well put!

    Well put!
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    Pipe thread maybe? Dunno of anything else that...

    Pipe thread maybe?
    Dunno of anything else that would be tapered.
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    "Don't fight the controls".

    "Don't fight the controls".
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    I've seen Trigger Gap mentioned several times in...

    I've seen Trigger Gap mentioned several times in RAF newsletters.
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    Years ago, some friends of mine got a jack...

    Years ago, some friends of mine got a jack russell they named Pitot.
    Some other friends ended up getting a couple jack russells from the same folks,
    they were named Gyro & Edo.
    Another guy I knew...
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    Trim would work if you know about the problem....

    Trim would work if you know about the problem.
    Ditto on opposite control input.
    But on takeoff? "Hmm, climbing too steeply, push the stick forward" resulting in more nose up.
    I think the average...
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    I know of two experienced Cub rebuilders in my...

    I know of two experienced Cub rebuilders in my area who crashed on their first flight due to reversed elevator cables.
    One was killed, the other crippled.
    I can kinda see that happening when doing...
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    I understand there's been a lot of cases of the...

    I understand there's been a lot of cases of the stock parking brake on Cessnas "self-applying".
    That's why most of them have been rendered inoperative.
    it'd be nice to have a parking brake, but not...
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    I got one to top that. A buddy of mine had a...

    I got one to top that.
    A buddy of mine had a plane for sale, listed in Trade a Plane.
    (this was a number of years ago, pre-Barnstormers & mayeb pre-internet)
    He got a call from someone out of...
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    Back in the day, manufacturers were issued blocks...

    Back in the day, manufacturers were issued blocks of tail numbers.
    Look up the s/n on either side of your PA12,
    you should be able to figure what yours originally was.
    I've done this to determine...
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    magneto troubleshooting, aircraft magneto...

    magneto troubleshooting, aircraft magneto troubleshooting (aircraftmagnetoservice.net)
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    I seem to recall reading somewhere (maybe here)...

    I seem to recall reading somewhere (maybe here) once,
    that the smart level was the greatest aid to rigging an airplane to come along since the plumb-bob.
    The same person went on to say that the...
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    Thanks for the tips & the links. I'm going for...

    Thanks for the tips & the links.
    I'm going for as easy as possible, so the bag on a string or vacuum hose approach is looking like the way to go.
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    aerial scattering

    I got cornered into agreeing to help an in-law aerially scatter his father's cremains.
    I've heard horror stories about this, so my preferred plan is to load pops into a paper sack,
    and just chuck...
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    I had an experience of the brake o-rings leaking...

    I had an experience of the brake o-rings leaking when the pads got kind of thin.
    The previous owner warned me of this, and told me to just buy new pads when it happened.
    I replaced them once, honed...
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    the back seat in my hangar (not acquired with my...

    the back seat in my hangar (not acquired with my 180) is set up for a different airframe bracket.

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    My impression is that the OP is looking for an...

    My impression is that the OP is looking for an airplane to hone his taildragger skills in,
    not to give flight instruction in. ?
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    Here's a pic of the brackets in my 53. And a...

    Here's a pic of the brackets in my 53.
    And a sketch of the part incorporated into the seat back, the ends of which engage that bracket.
    The loop in the middle sticks out of the seat back so you can...
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    I'm not sure what you mean by "ball and post",...

    I'm not sure what you mean by "ball and post",
    also don't know about any "track" that the rear seat goes into.
    FWIW I have a 53 model also.
  21. "extended baggage bulkhead"...which station does...

    "extended baggage bulkhead"...which station does this fit--
    the forward end of the extended baggage area or the aft end?
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    Seems like somebody offers supercub mufflers...

    Seems like somebody offers supercub mufflers without flame tubes,
    does anyone do the same with 180 mufflers?
    I'm not sure what those are for anyways--
    are "flame tubes" the same as "spark...
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    I peeked up inside my mufflers yesterday. The...

    I peeked up inside my mufflers yesterday.
    The flame cones are off-center at the tailpipe end, but intact.
    They don't move when I push on them with a long screwdriver,
    so I guess all is good..
    BTW...
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    Yeah, I thought it was BS too, esp considering...

    Yeah, I thought it was BS too,
    esp considering that this inspector was really good to work with on field approvals & everything else..
    He used to do my annuals when he was working as an IA, before...
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    This is kinda concerning, as I bought a pair of...

    This is kinda concerning, as I bought a pair of new mufflers from AWI a few years ago.
    I guess I better peek up in there.
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