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  1. Thread: Firewall Paint

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    I used a good quality single stage Urethane...

    I used a good quality single stage Urethane paint. A good epoxy such as Awlgrip would work well also. Its available at most marine supply places. Prep is the key with any paint. It must be totally...
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    Putting that in a Tiger ????????.

    Putting that in a Tiger ????????.
  3. It looks like the rubber may have been inserted...

    It looks like the rubber may have been inserted into a metal sleeve which was pressed into the aluminum housing. Perhaps cut off the rubber on one end and dig out the rest of it with a scredriver or...
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    You can probably have the motor rewound for way...

    You can probably have the motor rewound for way less than the cost of a new one.
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    Has no one taken into account what the screen...

    Has no one taken into account what the screen clutter is going to look like with all these N numbers grouped together on the screen is going to look like ????. It is one giant blob of targets on my...
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    Add a small personal locator beacon and a small...

    Add a small personal locator beacon and a small strobe light.
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    A lot of the problems I saw this year could be...

    A lot of the problems I saw this year could be solved by the pilots following the Notam. Not flying past other aircraft between Ripon and Fisk. Get in line as we all should. Between Ripon and Fiske...
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    We lost 4 pilots and planes at our airport due to...

    We lost 4 pilots and planes at our airport due to it.
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    Look on harbor freight. I know they sell the...

    Look on harbor freight. I know they sell the smaller bottles maybe they sell the larger ones.
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    I would use a good Zinc Chromate Epoxy primer.

    I would use a good Zinc Chromate Epoxy primer.
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    Arrival

    On Monday I observed numerous pilots flying in a reckless and dangerous manner seemingly with severe cases of get there ittus. Just had to be first !!! These pilots endangered themselves and others...
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    We held the nose up to allow speed to decay...

    We held the nose up to allow speed to decay instead of dropping into the turn and increasing airspeed. The intent was to show me the classic base to final stall when you overshoot and try to horse...
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    Bill, I apreciate your concern for my safety but...

    Bill, I apreciate your concern for my safety but we all have different levels of acceptable risk. For me this experience was well within my personal tolerance. As for spinning a P-51, well it...
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    Years ago I went for some aerobatic training and...

    Years ago I went for some aerobatic training and just plain fun in a Great Lakes Biplane, after loops and rolls and spins the instructor told me there was one more thing he really wanted me to see as...
  15. Pullone cylinder or both on the same side and...

    Pullone cylinder or both on the same side and inspect the cam and lifters. If they are all ok and the cylinders are ok then assemble and run it. The oil pressure will likely alert you to any...
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    You have the better idea. Keep the oil.

    You have the better idea. Keep the oil.
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    Many people use them and no problems. Use good...

    Many people use them and no problems. Use good sense around traffic and all will be well.
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    Can you land a little away from others say in the...

    Can you land a little away from others say in the north forty and put the wheels on and tow it into line with a gator or a 4 wheeler ???. Muscle power is also widely available, just yell for help...
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    Plug wires crossed on left mag ?????. Check and...

    Plug wires crossed on left mag ?????. Check and recheck.
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    I wonder if adding some toroids to the wires At...

    I wonder if adding some toroids to the wires At the lights would help solve the problem.
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    Actually you can get the Piper style plug and...

    Actually you can get the Piper style plug and socket at most any auto parts store. They are made by Cole Hersee and are also availble under the Standard Ignition brand line of electrical parts. ...
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    If you have concerns and the nut plate cannott...

    If you have concerns and the nut plate cannott easily be replaced you could always add a drop of low strength Locktite to the fastener for insurance.
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    I would think you would have to replace the rear...

    I would think you would have to replace the rear bulkhead and attach brackets. Should not be that hard to do.
  24. Pull the plugs and roll it over until the oil...

    Pull the plugs and roll it over until the oil pressure comes up. Mixture and throttle closed of course. Reinstall plugs and start as normal. Allow to warm up well before doing a mag check and then...
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    The vent line on the tank that is emptying is...

    The vent line on the tank that is emptying is plugged. Mud dauber would be my guess. Check the tank vents. If the caps have vents check those as well or just replace the tank caps. Problem...
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