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    160+Hp experimental engines

    What are the best options for a 160Hp experimental engine for a PA12?
  2. The FAA site says 1pm ET. Is it really at 9am?

    The FAA site says 1pm ET. Is it really at 9am?
  3. Yes, it is an 86X67 Prince Ptip prop.

    Yes, it is an 86X67 Prince Ptip prop.
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    IO360 hot starts

    Why are fuel injected engines difficult to start when hot?
    What is the best technique to use for hot starts?
  5. 44004I have about 2 years experience with the...

    44004I have about 2 years experience with the flaps on my PA12 amphib.
    The plane seems to takeoff the water at about 2-4 mph slower airspeed with one notch of flaps. The second notch pushes the nose...
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    I usually start with a toy cap gun fired at a...

    I usually start with a toy cap gun fired at a distance while they are eating. After a few times then move a little closer. After a while then fire the cap gun before you feed them so they associate...
  7. Thread: Skylight

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    Skylight

    What are the current thoughts about having a skylight? What is the best size? Color?
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    I have had trouble welding small tubes43689 to...

    I have had trouble welding small tubes43689 to something without causing 43688 distortion. I needed to make some flap pulley attach points that I could pass a bolt through. So I placed an aluminum...
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    Having fun going fast43630

    Having fun going fast43630
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    Here is the pupís picture. I 43431 Sent from...

    Here is the pupís picture. I 43431


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    I am building some flaps which required longer...

    I am building some flaps which required longer cuts than my shear would make. I took the sheet metal and sandwiched it between two layers of my MDF bench top and screwed them together pinching the...
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    I bought the actual cherry tool and it helped...

    I bought the actual cherry tool and it helped reduce the problem. Go figure.


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    I have tried some Cherry Q self plugging 1/8 inch...

    I have tried some Cherry Q self plugging 1/8 inch rivets but am having problems with the stem pulling all of the way through leaving an open hole. What am I doing wrong?
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    The above is great advice. When possible try to...

    The above is great advice. When possible try to frequently take them someplace close to have a fun romp so they associate the plane with fun times. Try not to have an electronic collar on them when...
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    42064 Missouri River Montana today.

    42064
    Missouri River Montana today.
  16. I added a simple external retract spring which...

    I added a simple external retract spring which helped a lot.
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    C180 rental cost?

    My accountant wants to know what the average cost per hour for renting a nice 180 would be. Any ideas?
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    Scott 3200 tailwheel question

    How many of the 4 holes inside the hub should have the small springs?
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    Low cost Hydroforming

    I needed to make some flap parts that were all identical so I followed the instructions from the EAA website and article about low cost Hyroforming which really is rubber sheet forming. It worked...
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    This is what I wound up doing. I slide the...

    This is what I wound up doing.
    I slide the correct material between the plywood sheets of my work bench. I then screwed the plywood sheets together to clamp the material securely. I then drilled an...
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    40769It helps to start them early.

    40769It helps to start them early.
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    Flap leading edge fab

    What is the best way to prefab the leading edge skins on experimental flaps?
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    I think we are going to have fun[emoji39]40425 ...

    I think we are going to have fun[emoji39]40425


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    For my 2+2 I went with Dakota Cub PA12 wing parts...

    For my 2+2 I went with Dakota Cub PA12 wing parts and added their flaps according to their drawings. The parts and drawings are first rate in my opinion. They may be able to supply spar doublers....
  25. I have really liked this hoist39836 Sent...

    I have really liked this hoist39836


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