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    He spotted an obstacle in the water at the last...

    He spotted an obstacle in the water at the last instant and had to make a quick turn to avoid it. :evil:
  2. For you experimental guys, here is a very good...

    For you experimental guys, here is a very good solution. It is a Kubota tractor dynamo and regulator. Total installed weight 5 pounds. The output is just over 15 amps. It is shown on a float plane...
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    Sand enough so that there are no scratches. A...

    Sand enough so that there are no scratches. A small scratch where there is a bending load can cause it to crack and break. Just like a small nick in an aluminum propeller can cause a blade to break...
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    Ron, While I can't vouch for the performance...

    Ron,
    While I can't vouch for the performance with only 108 hp, a wet grass attempt isn't out of the question. You certainly will not get tangled up with the trailer poking a hole in your floats in...
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    If you are anywhere near Boston I can give you...

    If you are anywhere near Boston I can give you the name of a good source in Dorchester.
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    The reason I asked about the different power is...

    The reason I asked about the different power is this picture. One looks considerably larger than the other. You certainly have provided a good reason to have two engines, particularly where you are...
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    Just curious, did you previously have a prop...

    Just curious, did you previously have a prop strike with that prop? I'm wondering why it chose to fail.
    Also you have two different sized outboards. What process do you use to balance them for...
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    Hi ron, How rough is your grass runway? One...

    Hi ron, How rough is your grass runway? One person's rough may be anything rougher than a golfing green. Is it just a little bumpy or does it have rolling hills?? When you have the plane on a trailer...
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    The important thing to consider is to whether...

    The important thing to consider is to whether there can be some blockage trapping air in the cooler which would effectively reduce the available cooling capacity. It's best to place the inlet at the...
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    Denny, I read his post as meaning the oil...

    Denny, I read his post as meaning the oil temperature started down when the rpm dropped below 2100 and that the CHTs did not exceed 370-390 at all power settings.
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    A misleading headline when the plane was made in...

    A misleading headline when the plane was made in Slovenia.
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    FS: SOLD and gone to it's new home. It will reappear,...

    SOLD and gone to it's new home. It will reappear, as it's new New England owner is well known by all here.
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    You could just hard mount a large tablet on the...

    You could just hard mount a large tablet on the panel and go flying. Easy when you are starting from scratch with nothing.
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    Yup, It is a wonder that all who have sat through...

    Yup, It is a wonder that all who have sat through a talk by the FAA's legal department at an IA meeting haven't just turned in their IA tickets on the table and walked out.
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    Interesting device. Notice Bertarelli promoting...

    Interesting device. Notice Bertarelli promoting that there are no wires and other devices on the glare shield all while he is riding as a passenger in a Bonanza with a device in his lap. Where does...
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    I disagree Denny, with an ambient temperature of...

    I disagree Denny, with an ambient temperature of 100*, CHTs 370-380* is good cooling.

    A 4" hose giving more volume of air through the cooler may help. And the seaplane lip is also a good...
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    With the spacer??

    With the spacer??
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    For what it's worth, I have heard that the reason...

    For what it's worth, I have heard that the reason for the two manufacturers having different re-pitching and repairing limits is because they use different alloys of aluminum. They seem to keep this...
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    I hadn't received any subscribed thread notices...

    I hadn't received any subscribed thread notices in more than a month. Last evening they started coming and seem to be continuing as usual.
  20. Here is another question: How do you replace the...

    Here is another question: How do you replace the cam and lifters without​ doing a bottom end overhaul?
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    If you look at a stock PA-18 with the metal speed...

    If you look at a stock PA-18 with the metal speed fairings over the shock cords after landing, you will see that they are not in line with the center line of the plane. They reflect the twisting of...
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    That prop is for a Cherokee C. The S5 denotes...

    That prop is for a Cherokee C. The S5 denotes that there is an integral spacer which pushes the prop 1-1/4" away from the crankshaft flange for cowl clearance on the PA-28-160 C. Since it is now a...
  23. Which is worn, the one valve or guide or both....

    Which is worn, the one valve or guide or both. Just replace the culprits and keep on flying. Do you have access to valve seat grinding equipment? Don't turn this into a project where there is none....
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    Leg room?

    Leg room?
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    It's fortunate that you had a spare engine to get...

    It's fortunate that you had a spare engine to get you home. Without knowing where you were nor anything about the currents, you could have been in serious trouble,
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