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  1. Thread: Voltages

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    put a diode on the master switch so it only...

    put a diode on the master switch so it only closes the master relay when polarity is correct. you could also put it on the relay
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    and remember that the relays are not the same.....

    and remember that the relays are not the same.....
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    the PA-18A (Ag model) had the battery in the...

    the PA-18A (Ag model) had the battery in the floor on the right side but I think the first Ag had a 290
  4. Thread: Earthquake

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    unless something fell on it, I wouldn't worry...

    unless something fell on it, I wouldn't worry until the quake exceeds the G limits the aircraft was built to..:wink:
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    knurled guides were out fast. last time I tried...

    knurled guides were out fast. last time I tried to get that done on a vintage motorcycle (about 30 years ago) the machine shop refused to do it. plus its not an approved procedure on aircraft engines...
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    Odyssey batteries are not as good as they were 5...

    Odyssey batteries are not as good as they were 5 years ago or so.well.... the non-TSO ones anyway. I used to put them in all my bikes and off road rigs & have had 3 failures in 4 years. all right at...
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    ya.... dunno. next step is to find last owner &...

    ya.... dunno. next step is to find last owner & hope hes honest. as is, its a pile of metal
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    its supposed to be an 18. and thanks... I know...

    its supposed to be an 18. and thanks... I know about plate locations, paperwork, etc
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    unfortunately, the plane is in AZ, so I'm trying...

    unfortunately, the plane is in AZ, so I'm trying to do this long distance. I've asked them down there to look for the data plate but no luck yet... but then, I don't know how hard they are trying...
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    Thanks!!

    Thanks!!
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    Supercub frame number and serial number

    I know the frame production number does not match the serial number on cubs. Some years ago I remember seeing something here that referenced the production number to the serial number.... I know...
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    ??? MZxxxx is a Prestolite number... unless maybe...

    ??? MZxxxx is a Prestolite number... unless maybe rebuilt by Kelley Aero? Delco always used 110xxxx. there is a service letter from Lycoming that came out this spring about.... don't remember the...
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    its easy to overtorque the silicone gaskets. I...

    its easy to overtorque the silicone gaskets. I personally think the listed torque is too high. I torque until the gasket just starts to pooch out. ECI.... no friend of mine either. less than 100 hrs...
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    in the old days the butyrate over nitrate rule...

    in the old days the butyrate over nitrate rule was because the buty has the higher order of solvent (more active). in the old days nitrate would not dissolve butyrate... but the chemistry changed...
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    if you need to clean down to the fabric, use...

    if you need to clean down to the fabric, use clear butyrate dope. it stays in place way better than thinner or keytone. don't try to do too much in one shot. put it on, let it sit, scrape it off...
  16. Thanks!! they are negatives, so the darker the...

    Thanks!! they are negatives, so the darker the shade the thinner the metal. I used to have the written report but can't find it. as I remember, the white dot in the middle picture was defined as an...
  17. found the cool xray of some PA11 struts with...

    found the cool xray of some PA11 struts with corrosion but apparently I can't post a picture because it has a url (Photobucket). if you want to see them, tell me how to post or who to send the...
  18. the sealed struts are, uhhhhh.... sealed. them...

    the sealed struts are, uhhhhh.... sealed. them there is really no chance of water getting in there unless you drill holes. Atlee meant to get the 60 mo repetitive inspection waived like the sealed...
  19. actually.... you're supposed to slosh the qt of...

    actually.... you're supposed to slosh the qt of oil to coat all surfaces & then drain it. linseed will dry into hard film. so will the LPS3 over time. an oil that stays wet isn't much help in...
  20. personally, I don't see visual by scope as a...

    personally, I don't see visual by scope as a particularly effective method. 1.... you have to remove the forks. thats hours of work to get them out, back in, and re-rigged. and 2.... every strut...
  21. LPS 3 is a pretty good corrosion inhibitor. thats...

    LPS 3 is a pretty good corrosion inhibitor. thats what we used to use.
  22. I have seen X-rays of struts with what I would...

    I have seen X-rays of struts with what I would consider to have quite a bit of corrosion but they still passed & got a signed Repair Station maintenance release. they also had some weld inclusions &...
  23. good way to inspect I suppose.... not "approved"...

    good way to inspect I suppose.... not "approved" though, or is it.... do you know something?
  24. we've been using x-ray up here almost as long as...

    we've been using x-ray up here almost as long as since the original AD came out, which was the late 70's (AD 77-03-08. it was accepted as an alternate method of compliance by the FAA through Repair...
  25. I've been getting my customers inspected by...

    I've been getting my customers inspected by x-ray, they come to the airplane & shoot it on the wing... $220. done in about a half hour
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