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    I updated mine on my 182 but maybe I used the...

    I updated mine on my 182 but maybe I used the Wi-Fi from my PC, I will have to look. Slept to many times since then.
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    You will love it, it is a great flying airplane...

    You will love it, it is a great flying airplane and the little "new airplane" quirks have been addresses so far. I maintain one with 800 plus hours so far and those are not easy hours as this is the...
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    He was flying all the OX5 powered stuff at WAAM...

    He was flying all the OX5 powered stuff at WAAM over the weekend. He is a good stick, no doubt.
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    He repaired the airplane and said the only damage...

    He repaired the airplane and said the only damage was sheet metal and recover of the wings. Said he aimed between the biggest gap in the apple trees and just clipped the tops of them with the wings....
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    I have his phone number if you want to ask him. I...

    I have his phone number if you want to ask him. I would guess he thought all was good and got a bit further from the airport than he wanted. I have also test flown several Super Cubs/Carbon Cubs...
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    Ditto SkyRanch manual and anything by Kas Thomas....

    Ditto SkyRanch manual and anything by Kas Thomas. Like Charlie said, lots of engine info from Lycoming themselves in their manuals and service documents. You can now receive the service documents...
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    I have made several firewalls from titanium....

    I have made several firewalls from titanium. Considerably lighter and I did not find it difficult to work with, just different. Drill slow.
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    He never left the pattern but.

    He never left the pattern but.
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    What Mike said, FX3 is probably going for...

    What Mike said, FX3 is probably going for $360-400K. Had someone looking at an EX3 with 200hrs tt and no tailwheel $14k a year to insure. Surprised anyone would insure. You amphib SC is worth worth...
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    I have a lot of time in the FX3 and never noticed...

    I have a lot of time in the FX3 and never noticed it being loud, actually seems quiet to me. I am using a Bose headset though.
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    They ran it on the ground for extended amounts of...

    They ran it on the ground for extended amounts of time checking external temps etc.
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    That sealed plug is a screw that holds that whole...

    That sealed plug is a screw that holds that whole brass frame in place. It was like a Chinese puzzle when it came apart with springs going everywhere.
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    3 extended ground runs.

    3 extended ground runs.
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    Second report down, and yes, what frequent_flyer...

    Second report down, and yes, what frequent_flyer posted. The perforated tube was rolled against the grain by the manufacturer, cracked between the perforations and came apart allowing the fiberglass...
  16. No, thetail got light and I took what little...

    No, thetail got light and I took what little power I had in off and let off the brakes.
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    My buddy is the DOM at Tac Aero and was the...

    My buddy is the DOM at Tac Aero and was the pilot. Just got off the phone with him. Customer had a glass pack, long swiss style muffler made by an aircraft exhaust company cause he didn't like the...
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    file:///C:/Users/steve/Desktop/Report_WPR21LA250_1...

    file:///C:/Users/steve/Desktop/Report_WPR21LA250_103360_9_14_2021%202_20_51%20PM.pdf
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    http://www.aero-news.net/Subscribe.cfm?do=main.tex...

    http://www.aero-news.net/Subscribe.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=31139626-a58e-4400-b00f-ea20610d1bf5
    Tac Aero has been experimenting with titanium gear. Maybe this was another weight savings parts test...
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    I always gotta know how stuff works and how it...

    I always gotta know how stuff works and how it broke. Copper braided wire broke in half.
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  21. Yep, you damn tricky Okies. The mud was just a...

    Yep, you damn tricky Okies. The mud was just a thin layer on top of the wet gravel. Holes filled with water so lesson learned. Face/palm emoji insert here. ;)
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    Last week I had to flip my Tyco W31 circuit...

    Last week I had to flip my Tyco W31 circuit breaker switch a few times that turns my radio and fuel flow on. Sunday while stuck in the mud and trying to call another pilot prior to him landing it...
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    Sticky: I don't think you can top the weather from last...

    I don't think you can top the weather from last year with all the rain that stopped just enough for us to fly. ;) Was a great time regardless. Can't wait, less than 2 weeks away.
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    The are AN fittings like the blue nuts you have...

    The are AN fittings like the blue nuts you have pictured, there are nut and ferrules with AN numbers sold by Spruce and others and there are the are the automotive/hardware store type ferrule/nut....
  25. I am sure 35s would gone right through it.

    I am sure 35s would gone right through it.
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