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  • Posted in thread: Is it a 1200.lb upgrade? on 12-22-2012 at 09:28 PM
    The 5/16" diameter bolts pinning the gear legs to the fuselage are for the 1170 lb gross wt. To
    go to 1220 lb gross wt they should be 3/8" diameter.

  • Posted in thread: Arrrrggg my old GE iron went west on 11-20-2012 at 11:39 PM
    Buy a new one (not at $140.00 though) and field dress it so that it stays on continally. Did
    that 18 months ago to cover the J-3. As I recall the "autooff" is a bi-metallic strip
    engineered shut the i...

  • Posted on N6933H in Plane Registry on 10/24/2012

  • Posted in thread: Leather Lower Door Seals on 05-21-2012 at 08:23 PM
    I definitely need one - painting the airplane right now.

  • Posted in thread: Pre cut interior fabric on 04-27-2010 at 11:16 PM
    Is this the envelope from the guys who might or might not be in a suburb of L.A. and
    Atlanta?Dave GehleHeber Springs, Arkansas KHBZRV-4, RV-6A, J3C-65 N6933H (almost ready to
    install just purchased in...

  • Posted in thread: German Cub on 01-17-2010 at 02:52 AM
    Yep, it does say J-2 - long day.Dave

  • Posted in thread: German Cub on 01-17-2010 at 12:33 AM
    Ok, I'll assume that it's an L-4 - it does have some Cub features.But......
    What's with the extended dorsal fin and the long aileron horns on the top of the aileron.
    Not very Cub-like. ...

  • Posted in thread: Left hand landing pattern. on 10-31-2009 at 01:12 PM
    Turns out my analysis above is totally off base - the Camel turns right better than left.
    Regarding N numbers, in my younger days out in L.A. I had a fair of amount of time in Swift
    N3307K, close to y...

  • Posted in thread: Left hand landing pattern. on 10-31-2009 at 12:39 AM
    I'll take a stab at it.The Sopwith had a rotary engine where the cylinders rotated, with
    the prop attached, around the crankshaft bolted to the firewall. Lot's of mass rotating.
    So, with clo...

  • Posted in thread: Wing attachment bolts on 08-09-2009 at 11:17 PM
    HI,ACCORDING TO CLYDE SMITH (AND VISUAL INSPECTION), SPECIAL BOLTS (WITH MODIFIED THREAD LENGTH
    FOR A GIVEN GRIP LENGTH) ARE REQUIRED TO CLEAR THE GEAR LEG AS IT ROTATES UPWARD UNDER LOAD.
    STANDARD BO...

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Dave Gehle Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543 RV-4, RV-6A, J3C-65 N6933H
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