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  1. Thread: Oil Leak on C85

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    I determined the leak was coming from around the...

    I determined the leak was coming from around the alternator, tach or maybe right mag by using the UV leak detector. Replaced the alternator with a plate - still leaked. Replaced the gasket and...
  2. Thread: Oil Leak on C85

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    Here's the latest on my oil leak. Took the...

    Here's the latest on my oil leak. Took the alternator off and replaced it with a plate. Flew it for 15 minutes yesterday. Unfortunately, removing the alternator didn’t resolve the oil leak. Now...
  3. Thread: Oil Leak on C85

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    Thanks to all for your suggestions. This is one...

    Thanks to all for your suggestions. This is one of the reasons SC.org is so great!

    Here's the latest. Everything forward is dry (prop seal, cylinders, case, etc.) Kidney tank ok too. Source of...
  4. Thread: Oil Leak on C85

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    Oil Leak on C85

    I am struggling to locate the source of an oil leak on my PA11. It is a C85-12f that was rebuilt last year. It appears the oil is coming from the rear (accessory case) area or perhaps the kidney...
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    Spent a few days in Brainerd with Jay....

    Spent a few days in Brainerd with Jay. Highlights:

    - Jack screw & trim installed
    - Vertical stab fit and tweaked
    - Rudder fit - Jay has a great tool to ream fittings
    - Horizontal...
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    I'm missing something. Using nut plates in the...

    I'm missing something. Using nut plates in the rear baggage is simple, but once installed, getting access to the brakes and rudder pedal area from the top isn't possible. To get access you have use...
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    Me too!

    Me too!
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    Kydex vs AL - I read some to the posts on Kydex,...

    Kydex vs AL - I read some to the posts on Kydex, but decided to stay with Aluminum. Reasons - 1) Jay has panels cut that will require minimum fitting, 2) unfamiliar working with Kydex, 3) Piper used...
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    Thanks so much for your encouragement and advice....

    Thanks so much for your encouragement and advice.


    Since I live in Iowa, 95% of my flying will be in/out of established airports, grass farm strips or pasture/bean fields. I’ve been up to the...
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    Javron Cub Retirement Project

    I've launched into retirement with a new challenge - building a Javron cub. I'm a previous PA18 owner and currently fly a PA11.

    The plan is for this project to keep me out of trouble for...
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    Terrific Adventure!

    These are spectacular videos Bill. Thank you very much for helping keep me motivated. Jay certainly enjoyed the adventure. Can't wait to see the videos of the August trip up North.
  12. Terrific video! Thanks Randy.

    Terrific video! Thanks Randy.
  13. Thanks for this inside perspective. I agree,...

    Thanks for this inside perspective. I agree, much of the credit goes to AOPA for their leadership and action. They earned my support.
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    Awesome! Thanks Randy.

    Awesome! Thanks Randy.
  15. My understanding is a "co-sponsor" is a senator...

    My understanding is a "co-sponsor" is a senator or representative who adds his or her name as a supporter of the bill. I read it as an indication of general support.
  16. During the last couple months, I contacted both...

    During the last couple months, I contacted both Iowa senators and my US House Representative several times and urged them to co-sponsor the PBOR 2 bills. You can never be sure whether these kind of...
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    Steve I installed a Becker AR6201 in my PA11...

    Steve

    I installed a Becker AR6201 in my PA11 last year. The transceiver works great, but I have had problems with the intercom cutting out -- especially when it warms up. I have had to turn the...
  18. Thread: Small radios

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    Becker just started shipping a their new AR6201. ...

    Becker just started shipping a their new AR6201. I received one a couple weeks ago but haven't installed it yet. According to their literature it is smaller and lighter than than the 4201. It is...
  19. Thread: Flylore

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    Flylore

    1. Though I Fly Through the Valley of Death ... I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 80,000 Feet and Climbing!
    (Sign over the entrance to the SR-71 operating location Kadena AFB, Japan.)

    2. From an...
  20. Thread: More on wolves

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    This week the Juneau Empire is conducting a...

    This week the Juneau Empire is conducting a public poll (which it does every week) and the subject is wolves this time. The poll asks: Do you agree with the Board of Game decisions to authorize a...
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    Keep the computers, networks, email, phone...

    Keep the computers, networks, email, phone systems and other assorted equipment running for financial services company.
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    Jack Daniels AK Supercub Video

    Anyone remember where to find the URL or video clip of the "Jack lives here" video with the great shots of a Supercub in Alaska?
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    I'm 50; Supercub is 44. We've been dating for...

    I'm 50; Supercub is 44. We've been dating for 1.5 years. My wife doesn't seem to mind. :wink:

    Cubman
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    What Do You Value Most?

    SJ

    A friend sent this to me today and I thought of it when I read your message. See you at New Holstein.

    Cubman
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    A young man learns what's most important in life...
  25. Thread: Why do you fly?

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    I'm a third generation pilot. My grandfather...

    I'm a third generation pilot. My grandfather went to town one day and returned to the farm, after only 4 hours of instruction, flying a J-3.

    The logbook indicates my father officially soloed on...
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