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  • Posted in thread: Excessive oil consumption on 06-09-2018 at 10:26 AM
    My blowby? Stuck rings! Never seen stuck rings on a small continental.I had a ring break a
    couple years ago. When I pulled the cylinder the rings were completely caked in place and
    locked solid. It wa...

  • Posted in thread: Moving to Xenforo on 05-11-2018 at 09:21 AM
    Good luck. One large forum I participate in made the switch to Xenforo and it went pretty well.
    Of course, there was plenty of complaining because "change is bad". It was a good move - a
    better interf...

  • Posted in thread: What is the name of grease you like to use? on 03-01-2018 at 10:00 AM
    When I bought my Cub the trim wouldn't work reliably because of dried grease and grime on the
    jackscrew. A dry teflon based lube works for me.

  • Posted in thread: Oil diptick - short or long sump? on 01-30-2018 at 01:01 AM
    Thanks folks. Any recommendation on where to get one? Aircraft Spruce has them but they have
    quite a few bad reviews for poor fit and the spot weld breaking. I don't see them at Univair
    and couldn't f...

  • Posted in thread: Oil diptick - short or long sump? on 01-28-2018 at 06:18 PM
    The stick broke away from the cap today on the oil dipstick on my J3 (A65). Online shopping
    asks if I have a short or long neck sump. How do I tell which I have?

  • Posted in thread: Tight fit ?? on 01-10-2018 at 01:51 AM
    My seat cushions are pretty thick. What are people using for thinner cushions when you've got a
    taller passenger or (God forbid) you need to fly from the front?

  • Posted in thread: School me on ski flying on 12-31-2017 at 02:07 PM
    I've always wanted to put my Cub on skis, even though we're lucky if we get 2 weeks with enough
    snow in my neck of the woods. I don't know anyone local with skis who could give me pointers,
    so what do...

  • Posted in thread: Fuel thread question on 09-20-2017 at 11:45 PM
    To go off on a little tangent... Is it ever a good idea to remove and clean the finger screen
    as a precautionary measure?

  • Posted in thread: Closing window from outside on 09-20-2017 at 11:38 PM
    Un real and then how do lock the window ? Rubber door stop I guess.I figure locking a fabric
    covered airplane is like locking a car with a fabric convertible top.

  • Posted in thread: Flying during the Eclipse? on 08-03-2017 at 09:54 AM
    Weather permitting, Rick and I are flying the RV-4 over to Lebanon, TN. Didn't know about
    Perryville. Looks like about 11 miles difference between the two. 209 to Lebanon and 198 to
    Perryville. Kind o...