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    You need design approval and manufacturing...

    You need design approval and manufacturing approval. Of course....there are a lot of older parts that were "standard parts".
  2. Thread: Kydex

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    Hah. I didn't look at the date.

    Hah. I didn't look at the date.
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    T is FAR rated. I forget the number. Piedmont...

    T is FAR rated. I forget the number. Piedmont plastics is ~$35 per sheet for .028 white.

    Tim
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    Tim, Check with Steve's aircraft:...

    Tim,

    Check with Steve's aircraft: https://www.stevesaircraft.com/oilcooler.php
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    What percentage of pilots will show up to your...

    What percentage of pilots will show up to your school that can land within +-50 feet of a touchdown point when they get there?

    Lots of pilots buying every whizzbang gadget but not willing to put...
  6. Can you find a mentor? If you were close to me I...

    Can you find a mentor? If you were close to me I would help you out.

    Tim
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    I have always thought static pull tests were...

    I have always thought static pull tests were pointless based on the fact that propeller efficiency is lowest in a static condition. A better test would be the time to accelerate to XX speed, which is...
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    Might want to talk with a DAR. Where are you...

    Might want to talk with a DAR. Where are you located?

    Tim
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    Have you considered becoming an influencer? Lets...

    Have you considered becoming an influencer? Lets just say a guy wants to sell his house and buy a beaver to travel around in....
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    I bet you could braze them onto the steel. Might...

    I bet you could braze them onto the steel. Might be worth a try. How much does it cost for the material vs. steel?
  11. Thread: O-550

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    Often times people set the TO fuel flow to low on...

    Often times people set the TO fuel flow to low on these and the 520 engines. At max power during takeoff there is a ton of heat generated, the only thing to keep them cool is fuel.
  12. Just opens the door for other vendors....

    Just opens the door for other vendors....
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    What was their prep process for the powder?

    What was their prep process for the powder?
  14. Here are my recommendation: Shoulder Harness...

    Here are my recommendation:

    Shoulder Harness
    Borer Prop
    31" tires.
    Add gas and practice practice practice.
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    Looks like it may be glued in there. Some MEK or...

    Looks like it may be glued in there. Some MEK or brake cleaner may help soften the seal up.

    Tim
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    Steve, I have a ton of respect for you. I...

    Steve,

    I have a ton of respect for you. I would be very concerned with the safety wire filling the gap. My primary concern is the vibration which leads to radial erosion of the liner tube, thus...
  17. Mainly just buy on condition and what mods you...

    Mainly just buy on condition and what mods you want. Always cheaper to let the other guy pay for the mods.

    Tim
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    Post a picture of the connection at the bottom of...

    Post a picture of the connection at the bottom of your torque tube.
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    Nice. Interesting how the masses had plenty of...

    Nice. Interesting how the masses had plenty of time to post problems on facebook but not a minute to look up what to do to keep pipes from freezing.
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    Marty, I can send you some samples made from...

    Marty,

    I can send you some samples made from .020" PETG.

    Tim
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    Glenn.... Maybe it is time to buy a few...

    Glenn....

    Maybe it is time to buy a few lottery tickets?
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    Pete, Wouldnt this show up when the engine is...

    Pete,

    Wouldnt this show up when the engine is being timed at annual?
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    Im with George. Only 1 or 2 mechanics, any more...

    Im with George. Only 1 or 2 mechanics, any more will just be a distraction.
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    Ben, I have the J-5 wing and fuselage...

    Ben,

    I have the J-5 wing and fuselage drawings. Let me see if I can find a way to scan them for you.

    Tim
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    Exactly what I was getting at earlier. Fakebook...

    Exactly what I was getting at earlier. Fakebook is ripe with these sort of complaints. There is one thread where the guy replaced the starter Solenoid FIVE times!!!!

    Take time to troubleshoot.
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