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  1. Thread: Weld Quality

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    What are you using for filler rod on the 4130? I...

    What are you using for filler rod on the 4130? I have been using er70s-2 because in several places I have read not to use 4130 filler rod unless you are heat treating after. However, was welding a...
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    Well I may have put my foot in my mouth on this...

    Well I may have put my foot in my mouth on this one. A box of goodies showed up from Crosswinds yesterday, very nice stuff. We didn’t know they had shipped them, probably took a little while to go...
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    Thank you Mike and Steve! This 12 is on floats in...

    Thank you Mike and Steve! This 12 is on floats in summer and we just put it back on wheels, she got dinged up a little while on floats. Aileron was run into by a boat, and the wing caught the prop of...
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    Crosswinds STOL PA12 please help!!

    Need some guidance/help on a PA12 we are working on at my new job. It has the crosswinds extended wings and 0-360 conversion. Belongs to John Willard of the Birches for all you northeast guys that...
  5. I have a A2B that’s 150 hp, it has straight steel...

    I have a A2B that’s 150 hp, it has straight steel cylinders that are .020” over with around 600 hrs. Can the 160 pistons be run with these cylinders? I thought they needed to be nitrided and choked,...
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    439484394943950Flying For work this morning, the...

    439484394943950Flying For work this morning, the white building is our northern shop in Prentiss. I had some odds and ends on harvesting equipment to finish up. My terrain on the east branch is now...
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    I got there Sunday night and left Thursday...

    I got there Sunday night and left Thursday morning. This is only my second time going, and first time flying in so maybe I am still quite enamored by the whole thing. I walked the ABCD exhibit...
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    43699Few weeks away, come see us in Maine!! My...

    43699Few weeks away, come see us in Maine!! My beautiful wife and I will be at New Holstein then Oshkosh, look for the rat bag GCBC
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    43377433784337943380Few shots from around our...

    43377433784337943380Few shots from around our area here in Maine
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    41445 Missed BMC and the Bowman ski fly in again...

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    Missed BMC and the Bowman ski fly in again this year the weather never seems to cooperate. Landing on Sebois lake Sunday with 30mph groundspeed. Tom when are we going Nicatous?
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    “This was the extent of the flying in Penobscot...

    “This was the extent of the flying in Penobscot Valley today...”
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    Not so. I laid all kinds of tracks Sunday just stayed below 900’ and didn’t go too far from home. Had to pack it in about 1...
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    34837 Seboomook on the north end of Moosehead...

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    Seboomook on the north end of Moosehead lake. Smooth but just like a rock.

    34838Whole lake pretty much bare, the snow conditions in Maine went from 2-3 feet of powder to 2” of concrete
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  13. Thread: C-180 skis

    by a.crane
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    Anybody seen the new m3700? The twelve inch axle...

    Anybody seen the new m3700? The twelve inch axle height would be nice
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    I have a 1976 7GCBC, know a few other members who...

    I have a 1976 7GCBC, know a few other members who fly scouts. Are you doing a milman spar/leading edge conversion on your eca? Mine still has wood spars, post up some pics of that wing build
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    Although I did disappoint one of Jims sons... he...

    Although I did disappoint one of Jims sons... he thought I was 7' tall... shooting flaming arrows out my ass like William Wallace....


    No disappointment here, actually meeting you made my day....
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    Anyone running a Catto 84x36 on a 150 hp 0-320...

    Anyone running a Catto 84x36 on a 150 hp 0-320 that can give me a general idea what to expect as far as cruise speed, static rpm? Anyone trimming/using their stock spinner?
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    Skytec is having lots of trouble with their...

    Skytec is having lots of trouble with their master solenoids, I have had 3 sent to me for free from factory after buying the original from ACS. The explanation I got was that as they heat up, they...
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