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    Dang Bill, where were you when I need you. Just...

    Dang Bill, where were you when I need you. Just last year my AI and I went thru mine, what a cluster when that pin eats the sprocket we finally ended up rotating it 90 degrees and re-drilling for...
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    Fortunately, I know where there are several...

    Fortunately, I know where there are several spares...
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    Why We Pre-Flight

    I flew a couple of times yesterday, walked around really good the first flight and took a fast lap before each start up, and when I landed it was cold and windy so I tossed the engine cover on (from...
  4. Oklahoma charges excise tax (3.25% same as for a...

    Oklahoma charges excise tax (3.25% same as for a car) for vehicle purchases, but honors what was paid on previous purchases when brought into our state. As for annual taxes, if an “antique” (I...
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    I'd be interested in a pirep from a bumpy day...

    I'd be interested in a pirep from a bumpy day with a pilot wearing tri-foculs. I had to turn off some stuff on my Aspen due to overload and that screen due to overcrowding in the width of the...
  6. Those are "Flat Files" (the picture is sideways) ...

    Those are "Flat Files" (the picture is sideways) These days with everything going digital, you can find them cheap at used office furniture places.
  7. Thread: Hanger Heat

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    Absolutely love mine, that’s a “Basic 12”. I run...

    Absolutely love mine, that’s a “Basic 12”. I run it so you barley feel air moving in the winter (about 30% on the VFD) to de-stratify the air which works great with radiant floor heat and summer it...
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    For inside, run black steel. The metallic flex...

    For inside, run black steel. The metallic flex stuff is not lightning friendly, it lacks sufficient conductivity which perforates it.
  9. Thread: New PPONK

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    Really Stewart. A Laminar flow stream moves more...

    Really Stewart. A Laminar flow stream moves more quantity and turbulent flow stream, learned that basic of flow dynamics long before I took it in class. In a pipe, channel or induction manifold the...
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    Depends, is there a trophy for the highest...

    Depends, is there a trophy for the highest decibels generated.
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    I’ll save every body else the time to “google it”...

    I’ll save every body else the time to “google it” (I sure had to).
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    You entering your motor coach? :lol:

    You entering your motor coach? :lol:
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    You need a tippy bucket mouse trap. Basically a...

    You need a tippy bucket mouse trap. Basically a bucket of water with a ramp up to the top and a spinney bait holder that will tip and drop them in when they get out to the bait.
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    After you do what S2D recommended, get...

    After you do what S2D recommended, get comfortable in slow flight, in all slow configurations. Practice that slow flight decent up high using a distant road for an imaginary runway. These a great...
  15. Thread: Iceland?

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    Update: According to my daughter and her...

    Update:

    According to my daughter and her husband who travel extensively and know where the deals are, it’s an amazing stop to make on the way back from Europe as the country and people are really...
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    That’s with an 82x43 Borer prop, with the Cruise...

    That’s with an 82x43 Borer prop, with the Cruise prop, fuel flow was about a GPH higher for the same rpm. Thanks, I’ll check lean range, but the carb was bench flowed at LyCon.
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    They may be simple but the can definitely be made...

    They may be simple but the can definitely be made to run better.
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    Full rich down low on a cool day, all temps within 20 degrees on a 160 hp O320. This was just after having #2 reworked due to...
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    My daughter and her husband spent three days on...

    My daughter and her husband spent three days on an extended layover and loved it. Did a bicycle tour, plus hiked and such. Seems like they got a free hotel deal for stopping and staying, will...
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    Just my opinion but I would only consider such an...

    Just my opinion but I would only consider such an install if I had a 796 so I could touch transfer frequencies, and I didn't really go anywhere...can't imagine craning my neck up hoping to get my...
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    We're in for next year!

    We're in for next year!
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    Because I don’t have the magic book and couldn’t...

    Because I don’t have the magic book and couldn’t find it online.
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    Well its slightly different than what a 470...

    Well its slightly different than what a 470 thanks it got me headed in the right direction, I finally found one at a local engine rebuild shop, talk about chasing your grail...

    thanks for the help,
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    Dip stick O ring

    Anybody have info on what O ring fits the dipstick on an IO520D, I’ve tried several that seem right in the groove but they are no joy when you install the stick as it won’t engage the keeper thingie.
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    "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!"

    "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!"
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    I think this is kind of like discussions on which...

    I think this is kind of like discussions on which direction the toilet vortex rotates when in the Southern Hemisphere? Absent of that theory, I would say the aircraft overcompensated for Bill's...
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