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    I doubt any instrument manufacturer will tell you...

    I doubt any instrument manufacturer will tell you to compromise the integrity of an exhaust joint. If Alcor says 2-4" I'd go with that since pretty much all the instrument manufacturers use Alcor...
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    Isn't LADD just a new name for the FAA's ADS-B...

    Isn't LADD just a new name for the FAA's ADS-B info block? That didn't work except on a couple of tracking sites that honored the request. Lots of sites don't care and show your info. I filed a...
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    I'm not concerned about the FAA. The government...

    I'm not concerned about the FAA. The government can track me pretty much anywhere I go these days. I'm more concerned with the general public. The question was whether anyone has done it. I've done...
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    ADS-B Anonymity

    Has anyone done this yet?

    https://www.faa.gov/nextgen/equipadsb/privacy/
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    You can file a block request with the FAA but it...

    You can file a block request with the FAA but it won't keep your info off most internet tracking sites. Welcome to the reality of ADS-B.
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    Alcor and JPI say probe location 2”-4” from the...

    Alcor and JPI say probe location 2”-4” from the flange. EI says 1-1/2” BUT
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    I ordered a pump with an intake fitting so I can...

    I ordered a pump with an intake fitting so I can compare the free air setup to a return air system.
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    Life is a filled with occasional mistakes. The...

    Life is a filled with occasional mistakes. The internet is filled with folks to point them out!

    Ask an industrial rubber supplier about diamond plate rubber. We get it in 36" or 48" widths. 36"...
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    Enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving with the new family...

    Enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving with the new family member!
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    Read two posts above yours. I plan to keep the...

    Read two posts above yours. I plan to keep the current pumps running on their lowest setting now that the humidity is purged and see how long the beads last before needing to be dried. Amclosed...
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    I'm curious about these closed systems and how...

    I'm curious about these closed systems and how they don't lose dry air or gain moist air through the cylinders. The pressure would need to be equal to or greater than suction? Pushing air into the...
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    Dry & Dry 6# Blue Premium Indicating Silica Gel...

    Dry & Dry 6# Blue Premium Indicating Silica Gel Beads- $29.99
    Rifny adjustable air pump kit with dual outlet- $15.90
    Quickun 3/16" hose barb thru-bulkhead fitting 2 pack- $8.99
    Quickun 5/16" hose...
  13. Thread: Ice screws.

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    Good suggestions. Thank you! I have a loader and...

    Good suggestions. Thank you! I have a loader and a hoe. I'll see if I can finesse the levers well enough for the scale to read accurately.
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    Outlet air is going out the cylinders. After...

    Outlet air is going out the cylinders. After seeing how fast my inert gas leaked out I don't think a vent is important. I do feel some pressure release in the new Lycoming when I open the...
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    And now hangar RH is 35%, crankcase is 10%. Crank...

    And now hangar RH is 35%, crankcase is 10%. Crank case dew point 3.3 F. Absolute humidity 1.33 grams per cubic meter. Pretty damn dry by any standard. Interesting.
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    Mine is a $10 aquarium pump, a 6# (one gallon)...

    Mine is a $10 aquarium pump, a 6# (one gallon) jar of desiccant, and a few through-bulkhead plastic fittings, all from Amazon Prime. Cost about $60 per airplane.
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    I remembered to cover the whistle hole, thanks. ...

    I remembered to cover the whistle hole, thanks.

    Using a cheap digital hygrometer The current relative humidity in the hangar is 33%. After 11-1/2 hours with my dehydrator running the crankcase RH...
  18. Thread: Ice screws.

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    I "think" the attach arm will fail before the...

    I "think" the attach arm will fail before the screw releases but I may be wrong. If the screw comes out the projectile is much more dangerous. Right now we have clear, hard ice so I should get a good...
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    Engine Dehydrator

    I see them in the catalogs and don't know what to think. I built a couple to test. It's what I like to do. Turned them on at 3:00 today. I'm looking forward to seeing if they reduce the relative...
  20. Thread: Ice screws.

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    I always drape a canvas tarp on ling winch lines....

    I always drape a canvas tarp on ling winch lines. This will be a short line with a chunk of steel on the end. The line won't be what fails. New territory for me.
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    And that's why I'm motivated to test them. Ice...

    And that's why I'm motivated to test them. Ice screws are designed for sheer loads but we use them primarily in tension. I suspect the clip arm will fail and separate before a screw pulls out of good...
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    How much difference on a Cessna?

    How much difference on a Cessna?
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    My undereducated guess is it'll help on takeoffs...

    My undereducated guess is it'll help on takeoffs and hurt on landings.
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    by stewartb
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    To tie one down? Depends on ice composition and...

    To tie one down? Depends on ice composition and how much wind. My 180 probably never sees higher than 40mph when tied to screws but I've never had one loosen.
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    I've never seen a Cub built in a linear fashion....

    I've never seen a Cub built in a linear fashion. Usually there are 4 or 5 separate things being built and you jump back and forth as time and parts allow. Squirrel!
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