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    Unfortunately, static prop strikes can cause...

    Unfortunately, static prop strikes can cause cracks at the flange itself. I wouldn't sweat having the rods and gears magnifluxed, but the crank should be. I bought a C-85 from a friend after it had...
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    O-200 powered Stretched KR-2 (KR-2S). Completed...

    O-200 powered Stretched KR-2 (KR-2S). Completed in 1997, currently at 1250 hrs.
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    Wag Aero Cubby morphed to SuperCub with modified fuselage, longer wings, ailerons moved outboard, large...
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    At a bare minimum, the overhaul must be...

    At a bare minimum, the overhaul must be supervised and signed off by a mechanic with a powerplant license Installation back onto the airframe requires a signature of an A&P mechanic. The overhaul...
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    I like the way you think Frank. It's unique in...

    I like the way you think Frank. It's unique in aviation. Actually, it's getting to be pretty unique overall. But I like it. If I can escape sometime this fall or winter, I'll drop in to check on...
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    Captain Al Haynes flies west

    I'm surprised that nobody on this forum noted the passing of Captain Al Haynes this last week. Captain Haynes was the pilot of the DC-10 that lost all flight controls when the tail engine failed and...
  6. The "mission" is ever changing and takes at least...

    The "mission" is ever changing and takes at least two planes to satisfy. 43 years so far, and my mission is still changing. Most of that time I have kept a stable of two planes for different...
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    You are correct. I went back and looked at the...

    You are correct. I went back and looked at the instance I cited and found it was actually a different owner/builder by the same name with a very similar registration number. My mistake.
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    I suspect a lot of it is aging pilots that are no...

    I suspect a lot of it is aging pilots that are no longer flying. Looking through the Excel file Ron provided, I noted quite a number of planesI know quite well. Most are still owned by pilots that...
  9. Wow. Sorry if you saw my post as an attack. It...

    Wow. Sorry if you saw my post as an attack. It certainly wasn't meant to be. It was meant to say "If I can, so can anyone else." And went into a bit of detail as to how I have been able to own...
  10. My advice is to fly a rental to learn to fly. ...

    My advice is to fly a rental to learn to fly. Students are notoriously hard on aircraft (both air frame and engine), so put that thrashing on the rental plane. Additionally, there is so much you...
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    Centari is an Acrylic Enamal. I used to paint...

    Centari is an Acrylic Enamal. I used to paint with it quite a bit. Easy to spray, but brittle and easily chipped once it ages a bit. I would expect it to ringworm quite readily.

    -Cub Builder
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    Great Planes is still in business, but it is a...

    Great Planes is still in business, but it is a part time business for the current owners as they also have full employment. Steve and Linda Bennett created Great Plains and ran it for many years. ...
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    For best practices, read AC43.13-1B, chapter 7,...

    For best practices, read AC43.13-1B, chapter 7, section 7. You'll find all the recommended specs, including the answer to your specific question.
    Download individual chapters or read it on line as...
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    I usually run a mix of 80 - 90% 93 octane alcohol...

    I usually run a mix of 80 - 90% 93 octane alcohol free Mogas with 10 - 20% 100LL. I mix the fuels in a 110G tank/fueling rig I have in the bed of my truck. I've got roughly 1000 hours running this...
  15. BlackFly Ultralight Attracts Attention in...

    BlackFly Ultralight Attracts Attention in AirVenture's Innovation Showcase 2018.https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=671Vf3PFlWU
  16. Of course the EAA doesn't allow the chapter to...

    Of course the EAA doesn't allow the chapter to have a flying aircraft, so often times it spins off a club for ownership, but that's another discussion.

    I would recommend the person most involved...
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    If it's a thin smear some acetone will soften it...

    If it's a thin smear some acetone will soften it and it should come off with a little elbow grease. A blob should just pull off if you can get a hold of it as it's not going to have a very good bite...
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    I sloshed the Epoxy resin glass tanks in one of...

    I sloshed the Epoxy resin glass tanks in one of my planes when I was building it using the Bill Hirsch Alcohol resistant sealer. The tanks have been in service for 22 years now, and well over 1200...
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    Woohoo! Phase 1 is done. Congratulations!

    Woohoo! Phase 1 is done. Congratulations!
  20. If the registration is expired less than 5 years...

    If the registration is expired less than 5 years ago, the registration number can typically be reactivated by just registering the aircraft. You should be able to get a copy of the airworthiness and...
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    If you want to coat and seal the cork, I would...

    If you want to coat and seal the cork, I would suggest either dipping or otherwise coating it with VinylEster resin as that is impervious to all types of gasoline, including alcohol and other nasty...
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    Don, Thank you for this attachment. ...

    Don,

    Thank you for this attachment. Unfortunately, the forum doesn't seem to want to let me get access to the full sized image, so it is unreadable. I sent you a P.M. with my email address if...
  23. Or just buy it on line complete and ready to go...

    Or just buy it on line complete and ready to go for $200... $225 with a battery.
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    Try to save the top and bottoms as one piece so...

    Try to save the top and bottoms as one piece so you can use it as a pattern to know where you need to put inspection holes in the new cover. Personally, I would split it at the trailing edge and...
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    Tanks really have to be properly cleaned and...

    Tanks really have to be properly cleaned and prepped in order for the slosh compound to bond. (See the process on the KBS Slosh compound web site) Aluminum tanks in particular are smooth enough...
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