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  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-22-2018 at 03:44 AM
    Thanks to everyone for the responses. I plan on having the engine done and airplane in annual
    In no more than two-three months. I drove the cylinders down to be overhauled on Friday morning
    and I spli...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-14-2018 at 11:20 PM
    ďah, an early summer evening, golden light and a trip around the patch with the plane wide
    open.Ē Couldnít have said it better myself. I hope thatís where Iím at in the next 6 months.

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-14-2018 at 01:26 AM
    Iím sure Iím over thinking a lot with this. You will never get anything right the first time
    but I want to try cover as many future upgrades as I can right now before it is flying. Either
    way I will h...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 09:35 PM
    Yah the 65 engine is plenty for me at 150lbs off grass. However I donít want to kick myself in
    the ass a few years down the road if I put floats on it. Knowing that it would have been easier
    and possi...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 09:30 PM
    Yes that was a typo itís registered at 1220.

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 08:19 PM
    Yes Jim you are correct. The longeron is bent and seems to have been like that before it was
    covered because there is no visible damage to the fabric or patchwork present. One guy told me
    that he has ...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 08:14 PM
    Thanks jimmy, I have read very little into that conversion. I understand its just better
    lubrication and cooling with a flatter pitch prop turning 300-350 additional rpms. I appreciate
    the info and lo...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 05:21 PM
    It was recovered in 05í, sealed struts, Cleveland wheels and brakes, 1 1/4Ē axles increasing GW
    to 1250 lbs. depending on what it will take to get the a-65 running it will either get rebuilt
    if the pr...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 05:05 PM
    48848tore the engine down this morning. The top end will be going down to Harrison next week
    and the bottom is heading down to divCO.

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 01-13-2018 at 05:01 PM
    What am I looking for corrosion I assume?

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