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    I met some cool people at New Holstein as well,...

    I met some cool people at New Holstein as well, one guy I knew from years ago…,he was an Faa guy… left there to start his own shop….he got hooked on Supercubs while we were doing fly outs and...
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    I went through all the vendors and enjoyed most...

    I went through all the vendors and enjoyed most of the conversations that I had…I was struck by one thing….at a major backcountry aircraft manufacturers display I talked to a nice gentleman who built...
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    I left before the big (not so big) storm. Had a...

    I left before the big (not so big) storm. Had a good time though….even though they stuck me and my experimental Cub in a sea of RV’s in Homebuilt camping lol.
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    My biggest mistake was leaving Sunday for...

    My biggest mistake was leaving Sunday for Oshkosh, New Holstein was way better! Lol. Thanks to all who did the heavy lifting allowing us to enjoy this gathering.
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    Nice red color ….love it

    Nice red color ….love it
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    Waiting for rain to quit so I can test fly, but I...

    Waiting for rain to quit so I can test fly, but I gained almost 75rpm on static run up. More than expected.
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    56861 56862 56863 that was a fun day. I got...

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    that was a fun day. I got all the baffles on, timed back to 28 degrees (no more old cylinder service bulletin) I’ll look it over good after a good nights sleep and away we...
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    I pulled the motor, removed all four jugs…the...

    I pulled the motor, removed all four jugs…the valve that stuck was starting to burn…would not have lasted too long. I will assemble with 4 new cylinders tomorrow using the torquing process as if...
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    I could not get that exhaust valve to go into the...

    I could not get that exhaust valve to go into the cylinder after I removed the keepers…. I worked it back and forth with lube but it got very tight at the end….then we checked the pushrod and it has...
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    Ok guys…I’m looking for advice…I’ve swapped one...

    Ok guys…I’m looking for advice…I’ve swapped one jug without pulling the motor, but I’m aiming to do all 4 on Wednesday and Thursday….is it worth the effort tho pull the motor and place on a stand? I...
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    I was unable to get the valve freed up enough to...

    I was unable to get the valve freed up enough to ream the guide on the plane. Also checked the pushrod….ever so slight wobble in a drill. There was a fair amount of crusty carbon build up on the...
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    I use gascolator to drain as well

    I use gascolator to drain as well
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    I am borescoping all 4….we have an expensive flex...

    I am borescoping all 4….we have an expensive flex cam at work that I can take pictures and video with if I want…nice led light on the end. I should be able to see the stems some with the valve open....
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    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/dealing-with-stuck...

    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/dealing-with-stuck-valves/

    I decided to call my IA…I told him I’d feel best if I reamed the valve guide. He offered to help as he has done it before and he will...
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    Ironically that went away after I indexed the...

    Ironically that went away after I indexed the prop 180 degrees. But I hear what your saying….it sure had been running well too. It’s not the end of the world. I’ll fix it right. It wasn’t stuck too...
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    I landed last night at 38.6 hrs…all was grand....

    I landed last night at 38.6 hrs…all was grand. Plane has performed flawlessly…went to go tonight to fly the last of the 40 hrs off and as soon as I started I knew I had stuck a valve. I pulled the...
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    I’ll be in Experimental Camping with my 11 Monday...

    I’ll be in Experimental Camping with my 11 Monday on….prolly stop into NH for the weekend first. Have not finalized my plans yet
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    My old IA who was one of the most knowledgeable...

    My old IA who was one of the most knowledgeable guys I’ve ever known (also a CFII, ATP, you name it) would do my annuals for $350-$400. He made sure everything was up to par and had been maintaining...
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    PK makes Carbon fiber Floats?????

    PK makes Carbon fiber Floats?????
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    Word is the owner wanted to land it…he got behind...

    Word is the owner wanted to land it…he got behind it and the ferry pilot, Jon “Jughead Counsell” who is an experienced tw pilot/instructor (forget f15 and airshow pilot as well) couldn’t catch it in...
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    Beautiful planes….splashy paint schemes aren’t my...

    Beautiful planes….splashy paint schemes aren’t my thing, but these are sure done nice. I really love the Legend lineup.
  22. I have an Experimental PA11 that weighs about...

    I have an Experimental PA11 that weighs about right in the middle of the 2 you describe. I have an O200 in mine and it performs well….it doesn’t climb as well as my 800lb 90hp Taylorcraft though….I...
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    Always follows gps speed (or shall I say...

    Always follows gps speed (or shall I say consistently 8 mph higher) no matter what unless I open the door….then it is consistently about equal to gps in no wind
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    I have a poly hose run out along the spar and...

    I have a poly hose run out along the spar and connected to the built in pitot tube on my left jury strut…J3 and PA11s have this…no static port. I just ran a similar poly tubing from my airspeed...
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    I have the stock jury strut pitot…I actually have...

    I have the stock jury strut pitot…I actually have a pitot static tube somewhere in my junk…maybe I’ll break it out and use it??? I took it off the back of the instrument with no change….open the...
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