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  • Posted in thread: Painted Wing today - on 12-18-2017 at 03:05 PM
    Remove the masking tape while the paint is still wet and use a folded paper towel with some
    thinner to clean up any paint that bleeds under. This also causes the edges to lay down flatter
    since they n...

  • Posted in thread: Stewart Covering System ?? on 11-25-2016 at 03:05 PM
    KAP, it's a J4 not a J5, and it is mine.Bill Barry

  • Posted in thread: B16 Compass overhaul on 10-18-2016 at 11:23 AM
    If you clean the varnish off the markings will probably look like new.Bill

  • Posted in thread: Lunkenheimer Primer on 05-09-2016 at 01:25 PM
    I took mine apart because it would not suck most of the time. I found that the 2 check ball
    springs were different lengths. I switched them putting the shorter one on the inlet side, and
    have seen a b...

  • Posted in thread: Galvanized firewall - on 02-28-2016 at 03:44 PM
    Mine was rusty, so I sprayed it with the Galvanizing Compound.Bill

  • Posted in thread: Lock Haven 1937 on 12-15-2015 at 02:05 PM
    I would have guessed that it was a J4 but it looks like the lift struts go to the rear of the
    landing gear. My plane is NC22778 and was Jan. 1939.Bill

  • Posted in thread: Water Based Covering System - Failure on 12-07-2015 at 02:52 PM
    Stewart System, first restoration, Best Antique Piper Sentimental Journey 2015.Bill

  • Posted in thread: Airports that requiretaxi on an active runway? on 12-01-2015 at 11:41 PM

  • Posted in thread: Fuel Shut Off Valve on 11-25-2015 at 03:05 PM
    I have that valve. It is a Univair part. They modify the lever so that the travel is less than
    90 degrees. I remember reading that even with the not being able to fully open, the flow
    exceeded the ori...

  • Posted in thread: A65 teardown/inspection times? on 09-29-2015 at 01:49 PM
    Paul Babcock told me that he is working on a STC to do that.