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  1. Ted Yes it seems that way. They pushed us out a...

    Ted
    Yes it seems that way. They pushed us out a week last year do to the weather as they were socked in for 10 days no flying. They might open things up about the first of August this year and Joe...
  2. If your CG is forward that is one way to fix it...

    If your CG is forward that is one way to fix it only on the ground for braking. You could also balance the plane and correct the CG and performance by removing weight on the nose, move the battery...
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    He says that the landing Gear is uncovered, the...

    He says that the landing Gear is uncovered, the complete bike can fit inside the cabin with the tires off, the chain to the derailleur is easy to assemble with out much work, just slides right into...
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    I saw this the other day as I was traveling. The...

    I saw this the other day as I was traveling. The tires were taken off the bike and tied to the struts one on each side same position. Talked to the guy about how it handled. Owner said that he didn’t...
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    Dynafocal mount Doug

    Dynafocal mount

    Doug
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    If you think something is not right, LOOK!

    When I was traveling back from Maine this weekend I noticed the engine really shook a lot more than normal on shut down on the last 2 times with the last one at the house.
    So I had to add a quart of...
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    C172 that had a departure stall 48587

    C172 that had a departure stall
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  8. Talking to an outfitter in Quebec and the talk...

    Talking to an outfitter in Quebec and the talk from what they hear from the Federation is noting is going to move north of the 55 parallel.

    Doug
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    Simpson makes a TSO 5 point cam lock harness. ...

    Simpson makes a TSO 5 point cam lock harness. Talked to my FSDO ands they said I had to have a DER give written installing instructions to install in a cert plane. Would not do a FA otherwise.
    ...
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    I replaced the bolt that goes to the ailerons and...

    I replaced the bolt that goes to the ailerons and it was worn and beat up. added a washer and tightened, removed one spacer on the tube, then went to the front stick and the pivot bolt was rusty and...
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    Heading back to the Torngat Mountain National...

    Heading back to the Torngat Mountain National Park and sights in that area again this year. July August 2020
    Looking to get to see the Fjords of Fraser, Hebron, Saglek as well as areas along the...
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    Got out in the locals hay field doing TnG 46690

    Got out in the locals hay field doing TnG
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  13. Thread: tail support

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    You might as well weld in some of the cross tubes...

    You might as well weld in some of the cross tubes that strengthen the tail like in the -12 GW increase. Possibly? Or plate to bolt extra lead in if that is ever needed.

    Yep OZ to add the LBS. ...
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    Aerial Gunnery from plane

    So..... How do I go about getting permission to mount a couple semi auto shotguns to my Cruiser to shoot coyotes, hogs or wolves, similar to shooting out the window/door but guns mounted on the ...
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    46202Retsof Salt mine in the backround near...

    46202Retsof Salt mine in the backround near Geneseo NY
    46203Coffee Dansville NY
    46204Home charted 48NY the light is solar and is set up to change colors red, blue, green so I know that this is my...
  16. 45962 CCenter 0-360 bal tail 3” extended gear...

    45962
    CCenter 0-360
    bal tail
    3” extended gear
    31” ABW
    cargo Pod
    extended wing
    droop tips
    std flaps ailerons
    extended baggage
  17. If they fix the CG they will fly really nice and...

    If they fix the CG they will fly really nice and straight up! All about CG!! Unbalanced planes are that unbalanced.
  18. I guess I shouldn’t compare a -12 to a-12 to a-18...

    I guess I shouldn’t compare a -12 to a-12 to a-18 or to a Scout all different motors
    all burning about the same amount of fuel over the same distance ��
  19. Take 30# off the nose moves CG back about 1.2”...

    Take 30# off the nose moves CG back about 1.2”
    Add 17# on the tail does the about the same movement.

    So taking the big club paddle off the nose and put a Cato on
    will make a huge difference in...
  20. What was interesting last year when a group of us...

    What was interesting last year when a group of us went to Quebec, we had 4 planes in the group a Scout with CS, -18 150, -12 160, my -12 180 with 8242 , I was leading the group with my 180hp, I...
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    Denny My bird is Short mount Charlie...

    Denny

    My bird is Short mount Charlie conversion. Yep I get a lot out of this bird, yes it would be very interesting to see what the GW and ECGW numbers are and how does it fly. Big question...
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    Beer run to local brewery Other Half Brewing...

    Beer run to local brewery Other Half Brewing Rochester NY
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    No issues with anything you said Denny. ...

    No issues with anything you said Denny.

    Without flaps pulled I do run out of nose up trim with out the weight in it, flying really light. With it in I have nose up trim yet at or near the limit....
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    Just like Bill Rusk did he has shelves welded in...

    Just like Bill Rusk did he has shelves welded in the tail to bolt weight in solid. That is the key. SOLID if it moves it could flex the tubes and crack brake them. Happened to me and on rebuild...
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    45818Sewed a 9-10” sleeve on top at the crown of...

    45818Sewed a 9-10” sleeve on top at the crown of the wing. Insert the noodle then put the wing cover on the wing. Takes about 6 minutes each to install. Haven’t done thieves lot and sure it will go...
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