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    The other mentioned methods look like a good...

    The other mentioned methods look like a good idea, but if you plan to have them made I will second the recommendation for Aerographics. They are a pleasure to deal with and will work with you to do...
  2. Skipster, mvivion, and BC12D I'd like to hear why...

    Skipster, mvivion, and BC12D I'd like to hear why you prefer the Marvel Schebler carb over the Stromberg on the C90. I know one of your reasons already.

    I have had the same experience that BC12D...
  3. Same set-up on my PA-11. The Stromberg mixture...

    Same set-up on my PA-11. The Stromberg mixture control does not have an idle cutoff feature.
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    I am. PA-11 N4769M, early stock blue and yellow...

    I am. PA-11 N4769M, early stock blue and yellow color scheme. Unfortunately only there from Monday Evening through Wednesday afternoon this year.

    Waldo Moore
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    I agree, skywagon, except that I am not deluded...

    I agree, skywagon, except that I am not deluded into thinking my reaction time is what it was when I was 19. Hopefully, the experience we acquired in our careers helps us avoid situations where we...
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    I knew Ron [the pilot i question] a few years ago...

    I knew Ron [the pilot i question] a few years ago while he was building time hauling skydivers at our local drop zone in a 182. He had come up to the Finger Lakes area for the summer and left his...
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    [QUOTE=bob turner;747783]So Mike - did your PA-11...

    [QUOTE=bob turner;747783]So Mike - did your PA-11 have any kind of small tank in the insrument area, or was it just wing tank to carb, via shutoff and gascolator?

    From the start of production in...
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    I have noticed a new shape of windshield on some...

    I have noticed a new shape of windshield on some Champs lately. It is flatter and has a little bit more rake than the original "bubble" type windshield installed on Champs. It looks like it uses the...
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    I have flown several Continental A-65 powered...

    I have flown several Continental A-65 powered J-3s and owned a stock A-65 powered PA-11 for many years. As an "apples to apples" comparison and with the same W72CK-42 prop on both types, Piper got an...
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    We have a C90-8F in our stock (original...

    We have a C90-8F in our stock (original configuration without modifications) PA-11. We're happy with the performance. We flew the airplane for 5 decades with an A65-8 on it before going to the C90 a...
  11. If I had a weak bladder, I would wear dark...

    If I had a weak bladder, I would wear dark colored pants.
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    I am not going to equip with ADS B out. I have...

    I am not going to equip with ADS B out. I have nothing against it, but I have no need to fly in class A, B, or C airspace in my airplane. Also, that airplane is not equipped with an electrical...
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    FS: Both propellers have been sold.

    Both propellers have been sold.
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    The objective of this restoration was to keep the...

    The objective of this restoration was to keep the airplane in as original configuration as possible.
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    The objective on this restoration was to keep the...

    The objective on this restoration was to keep the airplane in as close to original configuration as possible.
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    There's another way around that , too, and you...

    There's another way around that , too, and you can still have a shielded ignition system installed.

    With a shielded ignition, use REM-41E spark plugs in the bottom of all 4 cylinders. They are the...
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    FS: The W72GK-46 has been sold.

    The W72GK-46 has been sold.
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    Did you happen to have had bean burritos for...

    Did you happen to have had bean burritos for lunch before taking off?
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    PA-11 sticks did indeed have the medium blue...

    PA-11 sticks did indeed have the medium blue plastic tops, but they were not painted black. The paint color was dark blue. Unless, of course, they were later models with the later external paint...
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    FS: Sensenich wood propellers

    W72CK-44 This is a "cruise" prop for several aircraft with a Continental A-65 engine.

    W72GK-46 Said by Don Swords to work well on a C-85 "stroker" engine. Incorrectly ordered for a C90-8F engine....
  21. Thread: C-85 Stroker

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    If anyone is looking for a wood prop for a C-85...

    If anyone is looking for a wood prop for a C-85 stroker, I have a very low time Sensenich W72GK-46 that, according to Don Swords, is the wood prop that works best. It was incorrectly ordered for a...
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    Our PA-11 is serial #284 and is in original...

    Our PA-11 is serial #284 and is in original configuration with a C90-8F engine and a Sensenich W76CK-40 wood propeller. Empty weight on this airplane as weighed on calibrated digital scales is 775...
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    I agree in that with a diligent instructor and a...

    I agree in that with a diligent instructor and a student who truly strives to master the basics, where the little wheel is located on the airplane doesn't make much difference. Transitioning such a...
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    That's great to hear, Jake. Its nice to know that...

    That's great to hear, Jake. Its nice to know that airplane is still flown, enjoyed, and obviously well take care of. I have a PA-11 myself, but I have two friends with stock PA-12s that I get to fly...
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    Beautiful job on what is now a whistle clean...

    Beautiful job on what is now a whistle clean airplane! My father said that the PA-12 is the nicest flying airplane Piper ever built, and I agree with him. He and my mother had N3648M in the early...
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