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  1. Flightaware.com keeps track of where and when I...

    Flightaware.com keeps track of where and when I flew an ADSB plane so I can keep my log books more accurate if I am delayed in my entries.
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    Sticky: Crazy Mountains Montana 62209

    Crazy Mountains Montana
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    It is in fact an ATR 720 Comm avionics Dittel...

    It is in fact an ATR 720 Comm avionics Dittel radio and it is in a PIK 20E so the noise level is quite high with the engine running. ATC is very busy here and it is important to hear them clearly so...
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    It has been suggested to remove the resistor or...

    It has been suggested to remove the resistor or jumper across it to see if that helps. Itís been too hot to work outside but I will try that next.
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    Radio-headset problem

    The ATR Dittel radio in the glider works fine when output is to a speaker. With a regular headset the voice volume is very low even when maxed out when using a Lightspeed or DC headset. If an old...
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    Sticky: 6150361504 South west Montana today. The lakes...

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    South west Montana today. The lakes are full and still snow in the mountains.
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    Does anyone use a laser cutter for making Cub...

    Does anyone use a laser cutter for making Cub parts? Lots of kinds to choose from but what size and model works out best?
  8. I have a Tcraft project if you are interested....

    I have a Tcraft project if you are interested. Bozeman, 59715
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    I needed to curve some round tubing without...

    I needed to curve some round tubing without flattening it so I went to HF and got a ring roller. The tube i was using was bigger than the grooves so I had to grind them to the correct form. The...
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    The 2+2 plans show this fuel system setup. Is...

    The 2+2 plans show this fuel system setup. Is there anything wrong with using a header tank. With doors on both sides the rear pickup lines going towards the tail would be problematic. Could you use...
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    While Tig welding on my project plane I have...

    While Tig welding on my project plane I have found that quite a bit of out of position welding is required. Sometimes it is not possible to have the variable foot pedal in a good position. I tried...
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    I use mirrors from the Bike shop that are...

    I use mirrors from the Bike shop that are lightweight and seem to work well.
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    I was having trouble clamping a fitting to a...

    I was having trouble clamping a fitting to a round tube in order to weld it in place. The Vise Grip kept slipping off so I modified it. It works great now.
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    When I started tig welding I visited with the...

    When I started tig welding I visited with the fellow who started Rocky Mtn Airframes who built certified cub fuselages and parts. He asked what color of welding machine I had. I told him and he said...
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    Fabric choices

    Are there significant differences between brands of fabric for use on an experimental cub? What is best for the Stewart System?
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    What is the best sealant to use on the pipe...

    What is the best sealant to use on the pipe fittings?
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    Thank you very much for the link. That is exactly...

    Thank you very much for the link. That is exactly what i needed.
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    To answer the original question, I try to use a...

    To answer the original question, I try to use a glassy water landing technique on land and try to keep the nose wheels off as long as possible to minimize damage.
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    Fuel system

    I am about to start the fuel system on my experimental project. It has Dakota cub wings and Dakota Cub 24 gallon tanks. Does anyone have suggestions or things to watch out for?

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    Vic, If I can be of any help please let me know....

    Vic,
    If I can be of any help please let me know. My 2+2 project is a little further along than yours. You are certainly welcome to come for a look see at any time.
    Jim
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    Great idea on the fence. I will try it.

    Great idea on the fence. I will try it.
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    Bead rollers are great. I had problems making...

    Bead rollers are great. I had problems making really straight lines and was limited by the offsets of the rollers available.
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    I made some dies for creating an offset in sheet...

    I made some dies for creating an offset in sheet metal. The top die needs to have a recess the thickness of the metal offset. The bottom one needs a recess the thickness of the metal plus the amount...
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    Are slats of any benefit in float operations?

    Are slats of any benefit in float operations?
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    What do the slats cost?

    What do the slats cost?
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