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    Oddsey 680

    QUOTE=bob turner;733867]I have two PC-545 batteries - two years old. One shows signs of weakness, but it could be the ground strap - I haven't checked. The other just did its 72nd start since last...
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    I had the same problem with my O-375 in my SQ-2...

    I had the same problem with my O-375 in my SQ-2 running at red line! I installed a new Air Classics oil cooler in the rear and now it has never gone over 195 degrees at 106 OAT. It has more fins...
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    my sq -2

    I have a 0-375, high compression in my SQ-2 with side and rear baffles. Solved oil temp with a Air Classics oil cooler ($1000) on rear baffle. Solved head temp with Wirlwind prop with the huge...
  4. I talked to a Odyssey and she told me to get the...

    I talked to a Odyssey and she told me to get the Ctek charger that has the snowflake system (7002). I bought 2 of them from Amazon for $100 each.
    Be sure you fly the airplane with a multimeter on...
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    Had the same problem with a 0-320 in a Cherokee...

    Had the same problem with a 0-320 in a Cherokee and replaced everything that is bolted to the engine. It still would lose 600 RPM and running rough at different times. The problem was the primer...
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    I don't have a phone number but it is Federico...

    I don't have a phone number but it is Federico Helicopters in Fresno, CA. Call Greg Schmitt at the FAA office in Fresno, He signed it off.
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    My 680 battery is in the tail with #2 copper...

    My 680 battery is in the tail with #2 copper cable. Never had a problem with 90" McCauley. With a Cato and now the Whirlwind my problems started with my 9 1/2 compression in my 0-375. I have the...
  8. Henni----With full flaps and level wings there is...

    Henni----With full flaps and level wings there is a big gap. As soon as you put aileron into it the opposite side goes down and touches the flap. There is no deadband during the initial spoileron...
  9. Henni---I own a 1977 V35B with the Robertson...

    Henni---I own a 1977 V35B with the Robertson STOL. One of two ever made. It works very well.
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    All my pulley bolts are ti. and my tail wheel to...

    All my pulley bolts are ti. and my tail wheel to spring is ti. In fact I even used the basket or ashtray type lock nuts on most everything because they are a lot lighter. I know this saved some...
  11. Thread: Whirlwind Prop

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    I have one on my SQ-2 with an 0-375 Lyc. 10 mph...

    I have one on my SQ-2 with an 0-375 Lyc. 10 mph differance between low pitch and high pitch. Takes one minute to change pitch. Just 5 clicks on the allen wrench.---Harold
  12. PalHal, thanks for your comments. Yes, a roll...

    PalHal, thanks for your comments. Yes, a roll spoiler makes a droopy-aileron/slatted Cub EASY TO FLY. And plenty of authority......it is super fun!
    Dave Calkins----Do you have any drawings on making...
  13. Olibuilt---I have a 3/4" longer arm tab on the...

    Olibuilt---I have a 3/4" longer arm tab on the rear stick which gives me more aileron cable throw so I had to cut the aileron stops to accommodate the stick throw. I have a lot of aileron movement...
  14. Spain Cub--I have a O-375 Lyc. I look out the...

    Spain Cub--I have a O-375 Lyc. I look out the left side of the windshield with a little power in the flare, tailwheel first & then drop it on 35" tires with 2 1/2 lbs in them. I can't tell you the...
  15. I have Mackey Slats on square tips with half flap...

    I have Mackey Slats on square tips with half flap and ailerons. The flaps, ailerons, elevators & rudder has 4 1/2" cord increase & elevators have 6" longer span. Flaps move 60 degrees & elevators...
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    Alec----Hope we can get together someday. I...

    Alec----Hope we can get together someday. I really like the whirlwind. It leaves as hard on takeoff as the 90" and I can cruise 10 to 12 MPH faster. It being only 77" dia., I don't cut any tall...
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    Alec----I have a 0-375 with 9-1 pistons on my...

    Alec----I have a 0-375 with 9-1 pistons on my SQ-2. I have 200 hours on a 90" McCauley which was very smooth running. The 90" has a very thick blade tip and at the time was asking around about...
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    I have owned 4 different airplanes with slats. ...

    I have owned 4 different airplanes with slats. Fixed and retractable. Most airplanes in this world have round tips with the slats! Boeing seems to like them. I will always have slats when landing...
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    RanchPilot---I don't know how to get a picture on...

    RanchPilot---I don't know how to get a picture on this site. I can send pictures by private e-mail if I had your address.
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    I called the FAA about it and they said it was...

    I called the FAA about it and they said it was kind of in a grey area. I flew to a large airshow here in CA and displayed my SQ-2 Cub with it on but empty to see if the Feds would look me up. They...
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    I mounted the smallest little reservoir to seat...

    I mounted the smallest little reservoir to seat frame with a T and a line to each Cyl. I used a Alum allen plug in the fill hole and drilled the smallest hole possible in plug. Havent messed with...
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    There is a very small amount of movement. If you...

    There is a very small amount of movement. If you look closely at the picture you will see various holes for adjustment of travel. You can have any kind of travel you want.
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    http://javroninc.com/index.cfm/pageid/44 This...

    http://javroninc.com/index.cfm/pageid/44

    This is it.
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    Lou---Wirlwind pulls as hard as the 90". The...

    Lou---Wirlwind pulls as hard as the 90". The weight is very close to the same. It comes with its own spinner. Cruise is 92/94 MPH at 2350/2400 Rpm. So far I set it up full throttle, very steep...
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    I have a 0-375 with a Whirlwind prop and I get...

    I have a 0-375 with a Whirlwind prop and I get any RPM I want. Takes one minute to adjust. Took my 90" off. Now I can cruise at a decent speed on a long flight and still use it for short work.
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