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  1. The 86" Catto interests me. The longer the prop...

    The 86" Catto interests me. The longer the prop the better for efficiency I understand. But if it's basically a wooden prop, does that mean I would have to re-torque it all the time? I had a...
  2. An O-360 in an experimenta super cubl; what would be the best prop?

    In an experimental super cub, with an O 360, what would be the best prop for performance? A toothpick or a Catto or?
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    Prop, wheels, LEES,

    A Sensenich 80/40 wooden prop $2,400

    Clevland wheels (40-970) with Rapco disks and 8:50 X 6 tires (RA 164-01501) $2,250

    LEES exhaust $2,000
  4. How do you put a Borer prop on the O360? The...

    How do you put a Borer prop on the O360? The bolt holes are too small.
  5. I am also curious of fuel burn. At same RPM the...

    I am also curious of fuel burn. At same RPM the 0360 has gotta burn more per hour than a 160 (same compression ratio) but if a guy flew say 100 RPM less, in the 0360, would it burn about what the...
  6. How much heavier is an 0360 over an 0320, exactly?

    If you put an 0360 and an 0320 on a scales, with both fitted the same like basic engine and a carb, how much heavier is the 0360 going to be? Someone said the carb on a 0360 is heavier as is the...
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    What are the lumens on the Vision X Optimus ?

    What are the lumens on the Vision X Optimus ?
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    How many amps is the Wagabond's lights drawing? ...

    How many amps is the Wagabond's lights drawing? I just found out that one of the police lightbars I wanted draws 20 amps. I can only afford to have something draw about 3. It ain't lookin good.
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    The stats say that 4 out of 5 "midairs" happen...

    The stats say that 4 out of 5 "midairs" happen from behind. So why not get these lights, mounted in the cabane vee, to flash red and blue and maybe white FRONT AND BACK (like top mounted on police...
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    What a "light job" on that bad boy. That's what...

    What a "light job" on that bad boy. That's what I'd like but my alternator won't handle all that. Why would anyone "care" if, daytime, you had pink lights or whatever you thought would get you...
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    I just looked in the AIM and saw nothing about...

    I just looked in the AIM and saw nothing about what color of lights you can't have. I just want to be "seen", especially in public non towered airports, which are the airports I fly. And because the...
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    Because with the police lights, I can pull...

    Because with the police lights, I can pull someone over for speeding and ALL planes speed compared to a super cub. Just makes one more reason to fly.
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    Red, whit ena dlbue flashing lights

    I am going to mount a "be seen" light on my cabane vee as a minor alteration. I'd like to put a police LED light bar with red, white and blue flashing lights there. Would I be breaking any FAA rules...
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    Those are the colors I am thinking of. But where...

    Those are the colors I am thinking of. But where did you put the Dakota Black Trim, exactly?
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    Willow Mountain

    Is the WILLOW MOUNTAIN the way to "fly"? Any negatives other than the cost? Would you do it if you were rebuilding?
  16. I don't understand the diff. between floor tie...

    I don't understand the diff. between floor tie dns, and wouldn't the seat belt fittings in the baggage compartment suffice, and the cargo loops. And why should I go to the weight expense of an...
  17. I do fly floats too, and have no starter, and...

    I do fly floats too, and have no starter, and when I cut that throttle I am making a mad dash to get rid of the headset and out that door onto the floats. There really is nowhere to put your headset,...
  18. Final touch descions on my new FUSE from Airframes Alaska

    I am trying to keep my cub under 1100 lbs on 31s with Univar ribs and the Keller flaps in now. I also don't have a starter. These are small items that don't weigh much but every mod adds weight and...
  19. Thread: 35s

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    Alaska Airframes says that to go to 35s I would...

    Alaska Airframes says that to go to 35s I would need to change out my master cyl and brake lines or maybe I misunderstood what needed to be changed to go with the 35s? Also they said the Beringer...
  20. Thread: 35s

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    When I get my strip going it will be about a 10%...

    When I get my strip going it will be about a 10% grade, maybe 12% and not very long. Turning back down hill, to taxi back to the bottom where I might put a hanger, bothers me from the standpoint that...
  21. Thread: 35s

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    30#s more per set, over my 31s, would be...

    30#s more per set, over my 31s, would be unacceptable to me. But don't they make a lighter set of wheels called Beringer that makes the whole set up a lot lighter but those wheels are big bucks too...
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    35s

    Is there any disadvantage to 35s over 31s, except for cost and weight? What are the advantages? I have 31s but have never even flown 35s and with my new Airframes fuse, they'll send me new 31s, or...
  23. Glacial Lake Missoula, by air, 2019 calendars for sale

    These calendars are aerial photos of the remnants of the scavenging Glacial lake Missoula did in western Montana and The Channeled Scablands out of Spokane plus lots of written information on the...
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    My son is middle aged. We are "mountain" riders...

    My son is middle aged. We are "mountain" riders here in NW Montana. That lodge deal sounds good to me if we could get in some mountain riding and some flatland. We have newer sleds and I would like...
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    Snow machining in Alaska

    My son and I would like to come to Alaska next year and go on a snowmachining ride of maybe several hundred miles. Any such event taking place every year? Or other snowmachining adventures?
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