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    I once had one activate when I tossed it on the...

    I once had one activate when I tossed it on the kitchen table at the end of a long day. I had been disassembling a PA 16 project I had bought and put the ELT on the table. The Battery hadn't been...
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    Thanks Mr. Longley; Looks pretty similar to...

    Thanks Mr. Longley;

    Looks pretty similar to what I had in mind. I'll check in with him and see; might just be cheaper to use his option than to build my own.

    I'll keep y'all in the loop

    ROA
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    Mr. Longley; Would it be possible for you to...

    Mr. Longley;

    Would it be possible for you to post a photo of that wingtip setup please? I'm in the early stages of building and this sounds like what I had been thinking of for my tips. I'd sure...
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    Former Professional Musician and U.S. Air Force...

    Former Professional Musician and U.S. Air Force Bandsman here - anything you use regularly to earn your pay - i.e. play music - is referred to as your ax. This does not include your emergency back...
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    Very few people recover from accidents that they...

    Very few people recover from accidents that they DON'T survive.


    I'm sorry. I couldn't resist. Yes I knew what you meant, but I'm just not that nice a person.
  6. Works for me now too.

    Works for me now too.
  7. Link didn't work for me - and neither did...

    Link didn't work for me - and neither did searching Google.
  8. To me the question revolves mostly around prop...

    To me the question revolves mostly around prop length. I think most folks understand the pitch situation at least on a basic level.

    Has anyone had experience with two props of differing radius...
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    Farm Boy; Please explain why. I've been wrong...

    Farm Boy;

    Please explain why. I've been wrong before - I think it was 1974. Seriously though I am interested in why you disagree.

    It's my opinion that any person's decisions are theirs and...
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    I've got very limited experience with this type...

    I've got very limited experience with this type of construction, but the one project with which I was involved was great; super easy and quick. I've heard great things about it - especially...
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    Thank you! "Constipated Turtle" is a great...

    Thank you!

    "Constipated Turtle" is a great name for an airplane! I had another name in mind , but now I'm not so sure. "Constipated Turle" sure has a ring to it - and is very memorable.
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    Mr. Pierce; Regarding Insulation - I cannot...

    Mr. Pierce;

    Regarding Insulation - I cannot overstate the value of spray foam insulation. Yes it's stupid expensive on the front end. But here in the Great Basin Desert I've got one of the most...
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    Don't forget that it's the mechanic's name that...

    Don't forget that it's the mechanic's name that goes in the logbook. Each individual mechanic has to decide what he considers airworthy. It's just like the go or no go decision for a pilot. It's a...
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    Mr. Pierce; My judgement of the value of any...

    Mr. Pierce;

    My judgement of the value of any animal is how well it fries up, so I was just wondering if they're good eating or not? I know they're basically pigs so they should be, but just...
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    JRSmith I agree that this should remediated by...

    JRSmith

    I agree that this should remediated by rerigging - but as a point of curiosity...

    Much like J5Ron I wonder...

    Did you fly it before you discovered the issue? If so, how did it fly?
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