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    Hey dga What's your view on the last part of...

    Hey dga

    What's your view on the last part of pragraph 3.365? While 3.364 specifically states that skis need to be approved, the last part of 3.365 calls out procedures to deal with non approved...
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    It's going to be a trial and error thing to see...

    It's going to be a trial and error thing to see what works best, but I'd recommend starting with what Stewart said. Glue a metal shim between the two and run it for a while. And use high temp RTV...
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    Ranks right up there with 'is the sea level...

    Ranks right up there with 'is the sea level higher in Alaska?'

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    Past 'disasters' included included lava flows...

    Past 'disasters' included included lava flows through some VERY rich neighborhoods. Sucks but hardly a conventional disaster.

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  5. Merry Christmas Web

    Merry Christmas

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  6. If anyone wants to run an experiment to test what...

    If anyone wants to run an experiment to test what snow conditions will cause a Bushwheel equipped aircraft to flop on it's back, and at what specific tire pressures, I'd love to hear about it. But I...
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    Just tell' em it's for a R985. Web

    Just tell' em it's for a R985.

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    Isn't the new top deck and balanced tail feathers...

    Isn't the new top deck and balanced tail feathers what Piper did to make a J-3 into a PA18? Just sayin' . . . .

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    This is auto pilot 101. You MUST be able to...

    This is auto pilot 101. You MUST be able to overcome an engaged servo. As frequent_flyer brought up, if an uncontrolled action happens (any movement of a control surface that you did not tell the...
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    But can you get the cat to wear them? Web

    But can you get the cat to wear them?

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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving to all the men and women who are part of this special group. This has been a fantastic journey, being a part of Supercub.org, and I hope everyone here realizes just how special...
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    DMC seems to always be the gold standard even if...

    DMC seems to always be the gold standard even if expensive. If you don't want to pay their prices, I'm sure there are equivalent models out there. Mil-spec part numbers for some of the splices are in...
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    I didn't want to be the one to say it, but some...

    I didn't want to be the one to say it, but some 'mods' just scream out for the owner to buy the airplane that he's trying fabricate.

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    I don't like to use butt splices but when I do ....

    I don't like to use butt splices but when I do . . . .

    Here is a pic that shows an example splice and the crimper for it. These are the best butt splices that I've found outside of some specialty...
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    My opinion here, but I think the harder an engine...

    My opinion here, but I think the harder an engine works the better they wear. Short calendar time between TBO seems to equal less repairs.

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    But how much calendar time in each TBO? Web

    But how much calendar time in each TBO?

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    Need to ask around. Very subjective, to say the...

    Need to ask around. Very subjective, to say the least.

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  18. It's in McCarthy. You don't need to like people....

    It's in McCarthy. You don't need to like people. lol

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  19. How would the pressure change? I.e., if there was...

    How would the pressure change? I.e., if there was 1/2 psi air, pushing fuel out of both tanks, down to the selector valve (set on 'both' for this scenario), if one tank runs dry, the 1/2 psi air...
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    Hate to tell ya, but since all pilots and...

    Hate to tell ya, but since all pilots and mechanics are licensed by the FAA and the airplane is registered and declared airworthy by the FAA, we're kind of stuck with dealing with them, lol.

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    It's the speed of the air in the heating chamber....

    It's the speed of the air in the heating chamber. The air may come through the scat tube fast, but if the space between the shroud and the muffler is large enough, it slows down as it passes through....
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    Are you certified or experimental? The general...

    Are you certified or experimental?

    The general consensus with Cub guys is to stay with heel brakes. But it's still your choice as you'll be the one flying it.

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    I agree that making the joint stiffer accelerated...

    I agree that making the joint stiffer accelerated the fraying. But don't forget that the flux used crept way past the immediate area and no way to stop that. Flux works by chemically removing...
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    You've missed the point. The guys from the sign...

    You've missed the point. The guys from the sign don't really want the advice, they want you to affirm that THEIR way is the best.

    And, by the way, if you see Dolf Lundgren in the cast, don't...
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    Any time you get strands breaking at a...

    Any time you get strands breaking at a connection, it's an indication of bad technique. In this case soldering a connection where there is to much flex in the wires. Soldering makes the connection to...
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