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    Just curious: Could you elaborate on your...

    Just curious:

    Could you elaborate on your deflection vane for #4? Deflecting air from the side of the cowl, or the top down to #4?

    Also, how did you end up find the binding rocker arm?
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    Thanks, I appreciate the details. I have a...

    Thanks, I appreciate the details.

    I have a small bending brake, but not one wide enough to do these parts...
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    Those must be really narrow fingers on that brake...

    Those must be really narrow fingers on that brake to be able to do those bends??

    You make everything look easy with the fab on your airplane, so I shouldn't be surprised you didn't have any...
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    I was considering taking some .020" 4130 tube,...

    I was considering taking some .020" 4130 tube, cutting a shallow V down the seam to allow me to make a very slight cone, then welding the seam and ends to the different sized main tubes. Besides...
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    Thanks for the video links. I never considered...

    Thanks for the video links. I never considered attempting a rubber hydro-ish-form for this, but will go watch and learn!
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    I was considering that for the horizontal stab...

    I was considering that for the horizontal stab ala Zenith and lesser so Bearhawk.

    Building them straight seemed to be a bit of a challenge without tool dies for the brake, so I was going to start...
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    Fabing Piper(ish) Rudder / Elevator Ribs

    I remember (?) seeing some posts of the process of fab'ing the ribs for the elevator/rudder but can't seem to find them. (Olibuilt? Was that you?)

    If not already obvious, I am curious from the...
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    WTB: Indeed I am. PM with details! Thanks.

    Indeed I am. PM with details!

    Thanks.
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    When I had a starter, I could damn near taxi on...

    When I had a starter, I could damn near taxi on the EarthX alone. If I pulled the spark plugs, I might even have been able to get up into ground effect before smoking the starter. These batteries are...
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    That was the crux of my initial question: I was...

    That was the crux of my initial question: I was curious what the 9volt battery (or backup battery) circuit looks like for pmag initial power. It sounds like an example of that circuit may be found in...
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    These require a flywheel to allow crank position...

    These require a flywheel to allow crank position triggering via magnets.
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    For those of us with (small) alternators,...

    For those of us with (small) alternators, batteries, no starters, but with dual slick/bendix mags, my wiring is pretty straight forward.

    Anyone have any diagrams showing how one might power a...
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    I was guessing that was going to be your answer,...

    I was guessing that was going to be your answer, but thank you for the explanation.

    I bundled my p-leads together and passed them through their own breech in the firewall keeping them away from...
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    Although prudent, could you expand on this...

    Although prudent, could you expand on this statement just for my own education? (the wires are shielded, a wire failure would fail a mag open, etc..)
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    I have nothing to add to this thread but a free...

    I have nothing to add to this thread but a free bump...

    However it is comical that my name is Dave and I fly a PA11 (albeit, experimental) and you fly a really beautiful Husky, yet your screen...
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    WTB: ^

    ^
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    This captured my interest and am just curious: ...

    This captured my interest and am just curious: Are -18 wing tanks vented across the birdcage to each other?
  18. I followed that build and install and really...

    I followed that build and install and really enjoyed the solution.
  19. My oil filter is on the rear as well, and it is a...

    My oil filter is on the rear as well, and it is a bit of a tight fit getting it out I admit. I expect my engine mount might be a bit longer than yours as well which may account for a bit more wiggle...
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    Photos uploaded rather than referenced. Lets hope this works this time! :)


    Orange mushroom is the B&C alternator, and is shorter than the mag:

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    Hardest part of rebuilding the plane...
  21. D@mn it. I will fix the links for you. :)

    D@mn it. I will fix the links for you. :)
  22. The 8-amp spline version is not very tall and is...

    The 8-amp spline version is not very tall and is shallower than a mag. Orange mushroom-looking-thing is the alternator/generator.
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  23. Odd? The pics do not add too much to much to...

    Odd?

    The pics do not add too much to much to the discussion, although I can share a progression of pictures with anyone who is interested in the full process of replacing both the brush/regulator...
  24. (the pictures were a parts diagram blowout of the...

    (the pictures were a parts diagram blowout of the Plane Power regulator and rectifier)

    I am experimental so I limited my power requirements and switched over to a B&C spline driven alternator. It...
  25. Current generation Plane Power voltage regulators...

    Current generation Plane Power voltage regulators with internal crowbar are of questionable quality, and I experienced similar issues. The rebuild kits are readily available, although PP voids the...
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