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  • Posted in thread: Burglars on 12-17-2017 at 03:29 AM
    Thanks for the invite.

  • Posted in thread: Starting fuselage build ... on 12-15-2017 at 10:31 PM
    " the recommendation is not to crimp all the way to the end of the swages to avoid stress
    concentrations there.".+1 to that.

  • Posted in thread: props - wood 65 hp now 85 hp on 12-15-2017 at 10:27 PM
    As is typical for most aircraft, I usually pitch so that I can exceed redline at WOT level
    flight. I like to approach redline in climb. For example, pitch for about 2650 rpm in climb,
    and about 3000 r...

  • Posted in thread: Exhaust on 12-15-2017 at 02:25 AM
    Tailpipe and tailpipe shroud go on last.Get it assembled in place before you tighten everyting
    up.It's easy, though time consuming.

  • Posted in thread: Exhaust on 12-15-2017 at 01:06 AM
    Easiest to install the exhaust with the engine in place. It isn't difficult.

  • Posted in thread: props - wood 65 hp now 85 hp on 12-15-2017 at 12:40 AM
    Yeah, my ten year old grandson loves to parallel cars on the highway and watch them go past us.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for Instruction-North Central Arkansas on 12-15-2017 at 12:37 AM
    Far easier to learn (really learn) in a tailwheel, and it is far easier to convert from
    taildragger to nosedragger than the other way round. Keep looking.

  • Posted in thread: props - wood 65 hp now 85 hp on 12-15-2017 at 12:29 AM
    Thanks, Bob. So, 533 fpm plus or minus a considerable amount.Topp, just tell 'em it goes slow.
    You can 'change' the displayed speed by several miles per hour just by opening or closing the
    door, or by...

  • Posted in thread: A65 crank journal imits on 12-14-2017 at 05:30 PM
    Many thanks

  • Posted in thread: A65 crank journal imits on 12-14-2017 at 04:39 PM
    That was supposed to be limits.Anybody know what they are without me having to fish them out?

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Posted: 
October 9, 2015  •  04:33 PM
Hey Jim, finally got to fly my new engine from don's, running a 74-42 1b90 2600rpm on climbout at 70 mph 2350 indicated 80 mph still running my 24x11x4 seems a lot stronger than my old engine
Posted: 
August 23, 2017  •  08:24 PM
Jim, please tell me where you got the engine mount rubber adapters that mated the O-200 to the J3 engine mount? Thanks! Bob
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