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  • Posted in thread: Replacing section of lower longeron at cluster, any suggestions?? on 06-10-2018 at 09:57 PM
    It looks like a nice tool but what are the chances that the tube has been deformed due to the
    welding, so that the guide on the cutter will not advance. I have had no problems using a
    cut-off wheel on...

  • Posted in thread: Left Strut Bolt Size on 03-13-2018 at 06:45 AM

  • Posted in thread: Left Strut Bolt Size on 03-12-2018 at 02:05 PM
    AN5-10 is what my parts book shows. The J4 uses a standard bolt and nut. It does not have a
    bungee suspension. I seem to remember that I needed to use a longer bolt with the new

  • 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