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    Maggie Aircraft Ignition Harnesses

    One of the members on ShortWingPipers.org posted about Maggie Aircraft Harnesses so I went down a rabbit hole at lunch today and read everything on the website and watched all their videos. I am...
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    Sticky: Pulled my airplane out the other day to put two...

    Pulled my airplane out the other day to put two customer's airplanes in behind it. After work I was about to pull it back in as I looked at the windsock and decided I just needed to go fly. My middle...
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    What about Notice Number NOTC2741 on the Garmin...

    What about Notice Number NOTC2741 on the Garmin GFC 500 telling certified users to pull the breaker until Garmin comes up a with a fix.




    Garmin GFC 500 Autopilot Notice
    Notice Number:...
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    I have wrapped a piece of silicone baffle...

    I have wrapped a piece of silicone baffle material around SCAT tube before but wasn't in direct coct with the exhaust. Might need a little experimentation.
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    The Bat Pacer, built by Charlie Center at...

    The Bat Pacer, built by Charlie Center at Crosswind STOL if memory serves me correctly or has all of his mods at least. Interesting airplane when I saw it and met the previous owner at Birchwood...
  6. Correct. Also, the seat has no relevance on...

    Correct. Also, the seat has no relevance on adjustable on non-adjustable cap. The old caged style relief valve seat uses a larger diameter oil pressure relief valve housing where the machined seat...
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    Scary. I did learn a lot reading Aviation...

    Scary.

    I did learn a lot reading Aviation Maintenance Alerts (AC-43-16) when the FAA compiled and printed them. Never understood why they stopped.
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    Having been around some flight test engineers...

    Having been around some flight test engineers working for the FAA this doesn't surprise me in the least. Performance take off for the PA18-150, accelerate to 35 mph, pull full flaps and climb at 45...
  9. My post #18 has the pictures of the two different...

    My post #18 has the pictures of the two different oil pressure relief valves. They are machined differently in the case.
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    Sticky: I have flown along that. Truly amazing.

    I have flown along that. Truly amazing.
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    A little more technical than the parts of the Red...

    A little more technical than the parts of the Red River I have flown up north of Gainesville. Not as wide open, more, trees, washes, slopes and curves.
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    Well, it was only 8:09 am.

    Well, it was only 8:09 am.
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    Here are some photos of the last fuselage my...

    Here are some photos of the last fuselage my daughter and I covered. We find the more you cover the more tricks you figure out and you do a better job the next time. This one does not have a...
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    What is the 242 to 5630 with the arc? Also the...

    What is the 242 to 5630 with the arc? Also the bar graph that looks like a sick engine monitor?
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    We have a fun playground north of Possum Kingdom...

    We have a fun playground north of Possum Kingdom Lake. Fun stuff south of the dam but more populated.
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    Rough spots we find on the Brazos River. Moguls...

    Rough spots we find on the Brazos River. Moguls and washes mostly, the river is ever changing from floods to drought
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    The conversation between Lee and the intoxicated...

    The conversation between Lee and the intoxicated Cowboys fan in front of us during the first half was interesting. I am not a football fan but find it entertaining when I go. Mostly the people.
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    It was a good one around here. Big noon meal with...

    It was a good one around here. Big noon meal with Cathy's family and the grand babies and then Lee and I went to see his New York Giants get beat by the Dallas Cowboys compliments of our Maule friend...
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    Ha, different crew. Daughter #1 is back in the...

    Ha, different crew. Daughter #1 is back in the shop along with my son-in-law and daughter #2 is watching the babies in the new hangar nursery/playroom. Gotta keep em all happy. ;)
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    No, more ideocracy. I update this thread as...

    No, more ideocracy. I update this thread as progress is made.
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    That is a great idea.
  22. The ground adjustable Sensenich is a nice...

    The ground adjustable Sensenich is a nice compromise. I can go 105 mph and in 10-15 minutes adjust to win a STOL contest.
  23. Mine came out at the grass runway at Gainesville....

    Mine came out at the grass runway at Gainesville. The spare cap was non-snorkle and was right where we loaded. I ordered some stuff from McMaster Carr last night to cable them to the filler neck. My...
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    Yep, what Gary said. There have been engines...

    Yep, what Gary said. There have been engines ruined because the mechanic installing the oil filter adapter didn't remove the screen and subsequently no one checked the screen, it clogged up with...
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    Airframes Alaska/Bushwheels has some cool new...

    Airframes Alaska/Bushwheels has some cool new appearal. Got an email this morning. Might have to outfit the hangar crew.
    https://www.airframesalaska.com/Apparel-and-Gifts-s/1861.htm
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