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    Some real geniuses there!!! I've set the bead on...

    Some real geniuses there!!! I've set the bead on truck tires that way since I was in high school and never anything like that.... it's usually hard to find any good starting fluid anymore in fact!...
  2. I can remember when Steve was a mechanic around...

    I can remember when Steve was a mechanic around Harvey Field! One time I had to go to his place on Camano to do some warranty inspection on an R-1340. He had it sitting in his hangar and there was a...
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    ADLog system!!

    ADLog system!!
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    You should be able to find some at one of the...

    You should be able to find some at one of the wooden boat supplies over there. I got a set for a J-3 from Big Sky Stearman, in Oregon, and they were great to deal with. You might also try Lyle...
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    This I would agree with....and light fabric,...

    This I would agree with....and light fabric, double covered produces very very little scallop! (exprimental) It's also going to be less apt to lift...since it's 2 layers....think plywood stiffness....
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    Yup, amazing how that's worked for some really...

    Yup, amazing how that's worked for some really fast aircraft for a long time with no issues! I did the same, substituting a layer of heavy fabric for the felt. Been doing it that way for years....
  7. Yup! One thing Ive done to help that (just had...

    Yup! One thing Ive done to help that (just had to on a Bearhawk) is to make sure the laser is the same height as the stripe and level to the airplane, and I set it off at about a 45* angle from the...
  8. I use a $20 laser level from Craftsman. That...

    I use a $20 laser level from Craftsman. That being said, I'm going to use a newer green laser on the next one...they're much easier to see!! Works great when mounted on a camera tripod. I can get...
  9. Haven't used a modified seinne knot for over 20...

    Haven't used a modified seinne knot for over 20 years. We got the "Staggerwing knot" approved and never looked back. Way less monkey motion!
    John
  10. That mask with fresh filters will NOT stop any of...

    That mask with fresh filters will NOT stop any of the isocyanide!!! I know, I wound up in the hospital from it...damned near dead. That's one of the main reasons what is now "Stewart System" was...
  11. I'm sure Robby at Airtech can get you a list and...

    I'm sure Robby at Airtech can get you a list and supplies. The one thing that's really used a lot in my shop is the digital small and large irons. Stewart Systems can get both for you. Another...
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    Use the proper curved needle to get to the next...

    Use the proper curved needle to get to the next hole forward or aft of the one you're working on, and also to cross over. After a few, it goes about as quick as a regular stitch. I just did a Smith...
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    Gnarly, I'm near Marion. Holler if I can help....

    Gnarly, I'm near Marion. Holler if I can help.
    John
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    A balmy 8 degrees Farenheit this morning outside...

    A balmy 8 degrees Farenheit this morning outside of Marion, MT. I never saw the ice leave the mud puddles all day.
    John
  15. Why not Steve Pierce? John

    Why not Steve Pierce?
    John
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    Was the shop that did the overhaul MAC? Or Tim...

    Was the shop that did the overhaul MAC? Or Tim McGinnis? Awesome guy if it is! We used to run a bunch of TSIO-360 Continentals and he was the only one I found that could make them stick together...
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    We call those a "swing press". 8) John

    We call those a "swing press". 8)

    John
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    I almost bought one in the 80's. It was at...

    I almost bought one in the 80's. It was at Ferndale, MT. I wound up getting my Tcraft instead. From what I remember, it was a pretty good little bird. Side by side and sticks! I remember it has a...
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    And sheetrock jacks!!! John

    And sheetrock jacks!!!
    John
  20. I don't see why it wouldn't. It'll make a mess...

    I don't see why it wouldn't. It'll make a mess but looks like it'd do the job.
    John
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    He needs to be dropped off about half way between...

    He needs to be dropped off about half way between here and there and see how long he can tread water!
    John
  22. Exactly, bad policy!! Has absolutely NOTHING to...

    Exactly, bad policy!! Has absolutely NOTHING to contribute to safety, and in fact will most likely negatively affect safety.
    John
  23. Put it together as usual and fly it home. I guess...

    Put it together as usual and fly it home. I guess that's where the "outlaw" will have to come into play. Maybe on a weekend or holiday so there aren't any prying eyes to see. I've seen stuff get by...
  24. What a load of BS!!! I agree with...

    What a load of BS!!! I agree with Skywagon...we've had it taken away from us!! Basically what it's going to do is make outlaws out of 90% of us when it comes to this stuff. I'm damned sure not gonna...
  25. I think it's past time to remind them who they...

    I think it's past time to remind them who they actually work for. This is way beyond ridiculous!!!
    John
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