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    Another update. I found an old used tach and...

    Another update.
    I found an old used tach and installed it in the plane. It's not to accurate, but it was steady. It showed NO rpm variance in take off and climb. That, to me, eliminates the tach...
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    Gentlemen, I have an update. Thru the generosity...

    Gentlemen, I have an update. Thru the generosity of another airplane enthusiast, I was offered the use of a Tru Tach ll shoot thru the prop digital tachometer. Guess what ? ........ the engine runs...
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    Gentlemen; Here is an update. I installed the...

    Gentlemen; Here is an update. I installed the new style "pepperbox" type fuel nozzle into the carburetor. It only made a slight difference in that after the climb at 2350 RPM (full throttle) and...
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    100 mph IAS at 2500, 105 mph IAS at 2700.

    100 mph IAS at 2500, 105 mph IAS at 2700.
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    Here's a late thought. Has anyone had experience...

    Here's a late thought. Has anyone had experience with the Marvel carb. one piece venturi and the type of fuel nozzle used. My carb. is a 10-4894 that has the one piece venturi mod, but retained the...
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    I guess my hopes were to great. The RPM problem...

    I guess my hopes were to great. The RPM problem still exists. I had lots of time to evaluate on recent 2 hr flight. It still turns only 2350 RPM during climb and only 2500 in level flight after the...
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    Well Ron, you were close. When I wrote this...

    Well Ron, you were close. When I wrote this thread, I had not performed any investigation as it was the end of the day. It appears that I cried "mystery of the month" too soon.
    What I found today...
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    The used actuator works properly. There is no p/n...

    The used actuator works properly. There is no p/n on the units to ID these things. You have to measure the jackscrew or the microswitch bar.
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    Engine performance mystery

    I have a Cessna 150L with a newly overhauled O-200 engine. The engine has been flown twice. On the second flight I noticed that the RPM, during climb, was only 2300 RPM. The engine ground static run...
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    Well guys ..... I'm working with an ASI at my...

    Well guys ..... I'm working with an ASI at my local FSDO. When he calls the registration branch, he admits that they are a little confusing. The ASI is recommending that I prepare a repair scheme,...
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    I believe chapter 4 often deals with damage...

    I believe chapter 4 often deals with damage caused by an accident in which an FAA or NTSB investigator would determine the airplane condition. This airplane was damaged on tie down by a windstorm...
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    Re-registration challenge

    This story starts in Nov 2017. I purchased a damaged C150L that had been de-registered. I didn't know it at the time, but the de-registration was because it was listed as "scrapped/destroyed". I...
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    Well ..... I finally was able to talk to Cessna...

    Well ..... I finally was able to talk to Cessna tech support. He could not give me an answer to exposure length of the jack screw. The only thing he could confirm is that Cessna installed a...
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    Cessna 150 flap travel

    Does anyone have knowledge of the physical differences in the Cessna 40 degree and 30 degree flap actuator assemblies ? The used assembly that I installed in my C150L has only enough travel to put...
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    My home made spray devise is a hand held fire...

    My home made spray devise is a hand held fire extinguisher bottle with an inner tube filler valve installed on it for compressed air charging. The wand is a 6 ft long 3/16" brake line with small...
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    It is also considered to be a non-structural...

    It is also considered to be a non-structural rivet.
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    Interestingly enough, that's exactly what I did. ...

    Interestingly enough, that's exactly what I did. Mixed it at 1/4 alcohol. Still a little thick, but seemed to permeate out.
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    I'm using a home made long wand set up. The spray...

    I'm using a home made long wand set up. The spray nozzle isn't the most efficient. It disperses water just fine, but the X is a bit thicker. Need to thin it down to water viscosity.
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    CorrosionX

    Has anyone out there tried to thin out CorrosionX for better spraying and atomizing ? What could you use that would not degrade the effectiveness of the CorrosionX ?
  20. Ya know ...... I had to go back and read 91.225....

    Ya know ...... I had to go back and read 91.225. It's interesting. Para.(e)'s first sentence seems to grant a blanket exclusion to non-electric system airplanes. Then the second sentence takes that...
  21. I don't quite understand your stated problem...

    I don't quite understand your stated problem concerning having only 2 choices to either sell or move your airplane. How about removing the transponder /encoder/ ADS-B and using the battery only for...
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    Ya know what ?? I found Cole T. Wagner. He's...

    Ya know what ?? I found Cole T. Wagner. He's still selling STCs and Aeronca parts. 605-532-3862.
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    In these last few years ........... has anybody...

    In these last few years ........... has anybody been able to locate a source for the Wagner STC SA3-372 ?????
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    Certified to EAB.

    Gentlemen;
    I am planning to take a 7AC Champ that is currently in many pieces, that is de-registered (not scrapped or destroyed) and rebuild it with my mods and certify it as a light sport EAB. ...
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    Thought possibly it may not be Cessna, but in my...

    Thought possibly it may not be Cessna, but in my 50 yrs of working on GA aircraft, I only recognize it as Cessna. Photos attached.
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