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    So many variables. Engine tune /...

    So many variables. Engine tune / condition.propellor condition(including profile conformation).
    Obviously one of those guys came prepared. Good on him it paid off.
  2. My A model pre-dates me by 11yrs. But I did have...

    My A model pre-dates me by 11yrs. But I did have the honor of soloing her on my 16th birthday :lol:
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    So, as far as i knew, the only source for shaved...

    So, as far as i knew, the only source for shaved 29" (4Pply) Airhawks was Seaplanes North. And they were selling the old gar aero products. Seems they came to some kind of agreement/deal/settlement...
  4. At this point any mechaniclly sound pa-18 would...

    At this point any mechaniclly sound pa-18 would do. Emphasis on mechanically sound, as in good pre-buy. Then you can make improvements as finances allow, and your skills with this model improve....
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    Sounds like an inaccurate measurement. get that...

    Sounds like an inaccurate measurement.
    get that spinner out of the way, check model designation on prop. Verify in records. And report back!
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    Since the O-290 has that breather hole in the...

    Since the O-290 has that breather hole in the front of the case, could one access thru that hole well enough to get a look at the cam and lifters w/ a borescope?
  7. Thread: Bushwheels

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    Yes, the 29" airstreaks are a little lighter,...

    Yes, the 29" airstreaks are a little lighter, which helps (!)
    I put them on my 135 cub, since it has a lighter gross weight. And I do everything I can to help the ol' empty weight. And they are...
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    Sure would like to, Dave. Got the rating last...

    Sure would like to, Dave. Got the rating last year. Sure was fun!
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    So there really is a modern day use for...

    So there really is a modern day use for turpentine? Who'd a thunk it. Thanks!
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    So, it is a fairly long term coating? Only...

    So, it is a fairly long term coating? Only removed intentionally and lasts until you remove the hardware it is applied to, it sounds like.
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    Paralkatone is a black thick almost tar like...

    Paralkatone is a black thick almost tar like liquid ,no?
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    baby it's wet back there...

    so all you float/cub guys, what are your corrosion prevention measures to protect the back end of the aircraft, and the float hardware?
    and what products do you use?
    does anybody have a full metal...
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    I know a guy...... no, really... Jake Carter...

    I know a guy......
    no, really...
    Jake Carter 925 209 0708
    He owns a pacer, is an IA.
    Works out of Livermoore and Columbia, Ca.
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    Well, it's too late now,but... It looks like an...

    Well, it's too late now,but...
    It looks like an AC Delco. I would look for an auto electric shop. They'll rebuild about anything.
    Reference for next time:-P
  15. Thread: Aerial seeding?

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    yup :lol:

    yup :lol:
  16. Thread: Why USA 35B????

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    On what airframe did you fly this airfoil? cub...

    On what airframe did you fly this airfoil? cub clone?
  17. Thread: Why USA 35B????

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    So, before this discussion even started. some...

    So, before this discussion even started. some guy( who wound up) in Afton Wy. decided to "improve" the whole cub concept. and what airfoil did he decide to use?
    Mind you, he had access to a lot of...
  18. Thread: 0-320 widedeck

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    Would the b designation on the data plate(ie,...

    Would the b designation on the data plate(ie, -b1a, -b2b etc) confirm it as a wide deck engine, or did lycoming make some high compression 0-320's with narrow deck cases and cylnders?
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    android users, does your tablet have an internal...

    android users, does your tablet have an internal gps receiver?
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    Maybe you ought to hook up with a cub guy from...

    Maybe you ought to hook up with a cub guy from nearby, or on here. I don't think this guy's doing you any favors.
    he may be a tail wheel guy, but he doesn't sound like a CUB guy.
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    he does , but that ethanol thing..... doesn't...

    he does , but that ethanol thing..... doesn't anybody remember watching the Indy 500 in the '60's and '70's
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    I would think, (in a sensible world) that a...

    I would think, (in a sensible world) that a conformity inspection, like a standard category aircraft undergoes, when it is imported here would clear up any airworthiness issues.
    but remember who...
  23. Thread: prop rpm

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    as far as best pitch goes. I would think one...

    as far as best pitch goes. I would think one would want to see max RPM in a Vx climb. That would be when you would need it most.
    just my 2cents.
  24. Thread: prop rpm

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    what does the STC list as minimum static rpm for...

    what does the STC list as minimum static rpm for the 82/41?
  25. go try/enjoy flying aerobatics in a machine made...

    go try/enjoy flying aerobatics in a machine made for it, and you will quit trying to do it in a plane that's not made for it.
    after that it's like, why bother....
    or, you realize it's like trying...
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