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    Wealthy plus proud equals likely trouble. Glenn...

    Wealthy plus proud equals likely trouble. Glenn is one to listen respectfully to.
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    Southbound between Bremerton and Olympia, Wa...

    Southbound between Bremerton and Olympia, Wa yesterday.
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  3. Thread: Slip/Skid

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    This one is a good follow-on. Slightly...

    This one is a good follow-on. Slightly different explanation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMhoPJYCvXA
  4. Premium no ethanol here is 91 octane. I use...

    Premium no ethanol here is 91 octane. I use premium mogas with 8.5 pistons, per Peterson STC. I dont notice any performance difference compared to 100 LL
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    Drop the "2", Windy! Oh wait - never mind,...

    Drop the "2", Windy! Oh wait - never mind, you're young yet.
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    For any bending, buckling or torsional loads,...

    For any bending, buckling or torsional loads, diameter. Pure tension or non-Euler buckling compression, just the cross sectional area of the metal.
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    Can't tell for sure from the photo, but looks...

    Can't tell for sure from the photo, but looks like the bolt holes on the hydrasorb are parallel. They need to be perpendicular to each other. The bolt that joins the shock strut to the hydrasorb...
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    I agree with paragraphs 1 and 2, but don't...

    I agree with paragraphs 1 and 2, but don't understand how hoop stress plays into a tubular steel truss?
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    I know - was just kidding you..

    I know - was just kidding you..
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    Dunno, I've done both and I think each has its...

    Dunno, I've done both and I think each has its advantages. I hated the polyfiber glue, but that was like 40 years ago so probably doesn't mean much. To be honest, I struggled with Stewarts at...
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    "Clocks ticking on your bill at $1.50 a...

    "Clocks ticking on your bill at $1.50 a minute......" Run and check your anodizing pot:lol:8)
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    Can't be in a rush with Stewarts. Give it time,...

    Can't be in a rush with Stewarts. Give it time, and maybe a second coat. Maybe Marty57 will chime in?
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    Mike's the expert, but I'd add to pick...

    Mike's the expert, but I'd add to pick "something" to define as level, and then stick with it. Pick a tube that is pretty straight, so that your level tells you the same thing every time. And...
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    Rigging instructions. Titled PA-18, but...

    Rigging instructions. Titled PA-18, but includes PA-12.

    http://www.fadodge.com/fad_pdfs/Correct%20Procedures%20for%20Rigging%20a%20SuperCub.pdf?phpMyAdmin=EsjPx8hgioQlsa8ztqFncHAgdU4
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    15 threads showing seems like a lot? Bare...

    15 threads showing seems like a lot? Bare minimum thread engagement would be 1.5 diameters, depending on class of thread fit and considering the two different materials. Personally, I'd opt for...
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    Greg - who would you recommend for a DAR? PM,...

    Greg - who would you recommend for a DAR? PM, if you'd prefer - -
  17. A related question - - I'm replacing bungees...

    A related question - -

    I'm replacing bungees on my -12 and on disassembly noticed some play at the lower shock strut attachment. I measured the hole in the strut and it is elongated, measuring...
  18. The forward gear leg travel path and the cabane...

    The forward gear leg travel path and the cabane should be in the same plane. Merely angling the cabane will not accomplish that. The axis of rotation is by definition perpendicular to the plane...
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    I use a small bend. Impossible to vibrate...

    I use a small bend. Impossible to vibrate loose, but easy to remove and reinstall without fatiguing it
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    Hydraulics supply houses would have similar in...

    Hydraulics supply houses would have similar in steel, with the correct (JIC) flare angle.

    I think the question would be the length of the hex portion.
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    Yup, when my Atlee 30.5 sight gages reach empty...

    Yup, when my Atlee 30.5 sight gages reach empty it gets quiet. I agree that the installation is important, such that the horizontal portion of the bottom tube be truly horizontal.
  22. What airport east of Tacoma?

    What airport east of Tacoma?
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    A calibratable heat gun, like is specified for...

    A calibratable heat gun, like is specified for Oratex might be just the ticket. Just dial in the desired temp.
  24. Thread: Tomcat

    by Gordon Misch
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    Superb, thanks.

  25. I'd suggest doing some research re Alumiprep. ...

    I'd suggest doing some research re Alumiprep. It's a phosphoric acid conversion treatment, which I think would also be appropriate for ferrous alloys. I'm not positive; do the research, but I...
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