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  1. Thread: Draco

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    There is always that "gotcha" gust. Had mine...

  2. Thread: Draco

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    Glad everybody is OK! I'm sure the next...

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    "I only need 600 feet of my 2500' runway" is not...

    "I only need 600 feet of my 2500' runway" is not the same as "I can go into a 900' long strip"

    Somebody can land 100 times on the first half of our 2000' strip here. Then park a truck in the...
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    Sticky: Where are you going????

    Where are you going????
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    I'm very surprised at how easily the wings broke...

    I'm very surprised at how easily the wings broke off. Perhaps this was a blessing in disguise.

    Glad everyone walked away.

    Tim
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    I beg to differ. At least buy roll pins from...

    I beg to differ. At least buy roll pins from McMaster Carr. Nothing from Harbor Freight belongs in airplane....well maybe a hammer to drive in tie downs.
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    Instead of spending money on gadgets - learn how...

    Instead of spending money on gadgets - learn how to fly the plane. Minimum of 15 takeoffs and landings per week for a couple of months.
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    What stopped working?

    What stopped working?
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    So what kind of light?

    So what kind of light?
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    Were you camped in Metro Warbirds?

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    Not if they are for reference only.....

    Not if they are for reference only.....
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    My point was mainly to change the requirements to...

    My point was mainly to change the requirements to take the test. Proving your 1900 hours of mechanic work on an airplane is tough.

    Hold people to high standards but make the ability to prove...
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    This really is the best answer: 1. Because it...

    This really is the best answer:

    1. Because it keeps the CG in the right spot.
    2. You can load your heavy stuff in it that will kill you in a crash.
    3. You can take it off and install it in 15...
  14. Wow....just think if you had 4 good cylinders @...

    Wow....just think if you had 4 good cylinders @ OSH!

    Engine "overhauling" pricing keeps getting crazy. A friend just looked into an 0-300. Through studs were $1000 each. If you go through the...
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    I use a mirror to help find the best way to...

    I use a mirror to help find the best way to reduce empty weight.
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    I know several people who would like to get their...

    I know several people who would like to get their A&P. They would be great candidates. Probably more qualified than the person who just went through a 2 year school and have never touched an...
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    I don't think the proposal is the correct way to...

    I don't think the proposal is the correct way to go about this.

    1. Just because you own a plane doesn't mean you are qualified to work on it.
    2. I don't want others making parts for a plane I fly...
  18. Does this happen at full power full rich...

    Does this happen at full power full rich settings?

    Seems like it could also be a lean condition.

    I would check your mixture and throttle controls to make sure they are going to the stops.

    Tim
  19. When does this auction end?

    When does this auction end?
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    Obviously you have not heard. Can't wait. Just...

    Obviously you have not heard. Can't wait. Just put a deposit on a new 185.
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    Yeah Tom...just look in the mirror and ask your...

    Yeah Tom...just look in the mirror and ask your IA....

    My dad has an experimental one as backup in his airplane, for reference.

    Tim
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    The spring in your hand will not determine...

    The spring in your hand will not determine tailwheel shimmy. The primary cause is the arch in your spring. If you do a search on it, you will get a bit more detail.
  23. I can make you a silicone or cork one if you want.

    I can make you a silicone or cork one if you want.
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    Brian, If you do not find somebody that has...

    Brian,

    If you do not find somebody that has them already, drop me a line.

    Tim
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    SB96-7D should have it.

    SB96-7D should have it.
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