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  • Posted in thread: Gas tank gasket on 05-21-2018 at 10:48 PM
    Today I took a plumbing grommet that I found which fits around the tank neck and stuck it in a
    glass jar half submerged in marine fuel w/my usual MMO mix. Within 20 minutes the half
    submerged grommet ...

  • Posted in thread: Fuselage gear attach fitting ?? on 05-21-2018 at 01:25 AM
    Why would you want anything but perfection in your work? Replace it, make it right and move on.
    Now is the time to make a decision you can be proud of later. Even though no one would hardly

  • Posted in thread: Fuselage gear attach fitting ?? on 05-20-2018 at 09:38 PM
    I think I would consider removing that fitting and attaching a new one. Too critical of a part
    not to have the reassurance.

  • Posted in thread: Bad Day for the Cub on 05-20-2018 at 07:30 PM
    Propping from the front is just asking for it! Sooner or later... Tie them down folks. After
    start up, pull it to an idle and untie it. It won’t run off at idle.

  • Posted in thread: Cylinder corrosoin on 05-20-2018 at 07:19 PM
    49394 That’s just a little bit of lint in the bottom. The bore is flawless!

  • Posted in thread: Cylinder corrosoin on 05-20-2018 at 06:33 PM
    Over the last several months I replaced all four cylinders on my A65 with cylinders re-chromed
    back to standard “Nu-chrome” assemblies. I sent them to Sal’s Aircraft Cylinders in Texas.
    972-346-3339. ...

  • Posted in thread: Short fuel filler neck help on 05-08-2018 at 11:30 AM
    Yes, the straps bolt together on the sides and all four sit on top of the fuse bars.

  • Posted in thread: Tach inaccuracy? on 05-03-2018 at 11:39 AM
    Thanks Vincent. Great tip!

  • Posted in thread: C130 Down on 05-02-2018 at 09:31 PM
    That makes more sense. Just couldn’t understand how it stalled on approach. I guess high
    powered takeoff, high angle of attack, low airspeed and an updraft lifting one wing. Yes just
    reported, some so...

  • Posted in thread: Com radio on 05-02-2018 at 05:59 PM
    I have a 46’ model, Slick mags, shielded harness, no electrical. Yaesu FTA 230 handheld with
    stainless steel 45 degree bend external antenna mounted just forward of the skylight. From the
    ground down ...

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