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    Elbow Lake has floatplanes and Adventure...

    Elbow Lake has floatplanes and Adventure Seaplanes at Tower just west of Ely.
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    Reading through this I can maybe add on a couple...

    Reading through this I can maybe add on a couple topics. Here is my Dad's 1972 Thrush in about 1974 at West Point VA. He was helping his competition that had just purchased two new Ag Cats. Dad went...
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    I saw one back in the 1980's that Dave Hendricks...

    I saw one back in the 1980's that Dave Hendricks (lots of Alaska STC's) built and it had 170 Cessna gear. The owner's son owns it now and it is back on PA 18 style gear in Oklahoma. He has the PA 12...
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    I think Longsair is right. I just did a 470-50...

    I think Longsair is right. I just did a 470-50 that was converted from a 470U mfg'd about 1980 with non- VAR. It is good for the original low compression Pponk but would not qualify for the higher...
  6. Thread: Auto gas stc

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    Sealing the vent off with bread wrapper plastic...

    Sealing the vent off with bread wrapper plastic and the twist tie helps keep moist air from coming and going. A small balloon would work too.
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    https://www.adventureseaplanes.com/ Just...

    https://www.adventureseaplanes.com/ Just south of Orlando and not far from Fantasy of Flight.
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    I think that describes a Texas Skyways O470UTS...

    I think that describes a Texas Skyways O470UTS that is 252 hp at 2600 rpm so up 22 hp.
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    The best thing you can do is get a BatteryMinder...

    The best thing you can do is get a BatteryMinder that desulfates. I got a 12 volt for my little Oddysey battery. It also works on my farm equipment. I have John Deere with two big 12 volt batteries...
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    I've gotten to the point, I think ACF-50 works...

    I've gotten to the point, I think ACF-50 works good in a situation like that. Maybe even on a Cessna strut with a step bracket clamped. Little messy but sure stop corrosion.
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    Did you notice the 100% alcool on the side of the...

    Did you notice the 100% alcool on the side of the cowl. That is how they say ethanol in Brazil. I toured a plant that used sugarcane.
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    Pure ethanol has a very low vapor pressure-----I...

    Pure ethanol has a very low vapor pressure-----I think I remember 2.3 or so. That is why they added 11% pentane that is very volatile to make AGE-85 so the engine would start easily. Low vapor...
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    This kinda backs up what SuperCub MD said about...

    This kinda backs up what SuperCub MD said about more power. Here is a screen capture where Max and Grazia talk about being overloaded but the engine produced more power to compensate. Read the...
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    The way I understand, they used acetone to...

    The way I understand, they used acetone to denature(poison) the ethanol in the early years so maybe....... Ever since I've been involved since 2001, they use "natural" gasoline to poison. That is a...
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    I hope I don't get in trouble for posting but I...

    I hope I don't get in trouble for posting but I still see people that think they know, but don't, commenting here!!!! I am part owner of three ethanol plants that keep getting more and more...
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    You look good standing next to it and deserve...

    You look good standing next to it and deserve it!!!!!
  17. Thread: Super Cyclone

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    Steve Pierce wrote Here is a picture of me with...

    Steve Pierce wrote
    Here is a picture of me with Jim and his brother Bill when I spent the winter of 1996/7 learning and helping. My Dad was good friends with their other brother Bob. The Mullicoupe...
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    I just picked up my second Pponk(XP470) a few...

    I just picked up my second Pponk(XP470) a few days ago. Been running the first and sure happy.
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    I have a couple of these and played around with...

    I have a couple of these and played around with them the other day with my Cessna 180. I think they will work too and less mess.
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  21. I was helping my cousin fix a piece of farm...

    I was helping my cousin fix a piece of farm equipment years ago. Had to use his bench grinder and didn't notice he was charging some tractor batteries on the floor. The batteries blew the tops and I...
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    Sticky: Another soybean field being harvested in NW Iowa...

    Another soybean field being harvested in NW Iowa and you can see some disease(either anthracnose or Goss's wilt) areas in the corn field below me this morning.
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  23. eskimo77, thank you so much for taking to the...

    eskimo77, thank you so much for taking to the time to post. Worked like a charm and I bet I'm not the only one that learned something new!!!
  24. Cessna 180 landing gear,axle,shim, and bolt issues.

    I'm going to talk to my mechanic tomorrow but he is more of a Supercub guy. First I found the cracked torque plate on the McCauley brakes. Ordered new axles and bolts from Yingling and brakes and...
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    I've thought about sticking the ground wire from...

    I've thought about sticking the ground wire from the fencer into the creek running through the pasture. Seems that would be pretty good.
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