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    I would suggest you volunteer to organize...

    I would suggest you volunteer to organize programs for the chapter. People volunteer for chapter leadership, then all the sheep in the chapter do their best to keep them so they don't have to...
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    Did you assemble the engine with liberal amounts...

    Did you assemble the engine with liberal amounts of engine assembly lube? Or did you just assemble with a little oil? With lots of assembly lube on the critical components internally, I'd say you...
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    It looks like a pretty standard pipe thread dope,...

    It looks like a pretty standard pipe thread dope, so should be acceptable on pipe threads.
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    There was never an automatic failure at

    There was never an automatic failure at <60 psi compression differential. Many mechanics would call it a failure, and often times cylinders were failing at that pressure, but not necessarily so. I...
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    Exactly right. The number isn't so important as...

    Exactly right. The number isn't so important as whether the cylinder is leaking and what is leaking on it. Exh Valve, Intake Valve, rings, cracked head, scored cylinder? Large bore Continentals...
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    .040" for your standard Aircraft engine...

    .040" for your standard Aircraft engine compression differential tester. A .060" special orifice can be used for big bore engines although most don't bother. Most mechanics will compare...
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    Personally, I would use the cleaning solution...

    Personally, I would use the cleaning solution (KBS Klean) from KBS coatings. I have used it on Aluminum and composite tanks to clean and prep for repairs with very good results.
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    I would guess there is no air flow through that...

    I would guess there is no air flow through that heat shroud over that section of pipe when the heat is shut off. If that's the case, the pipe will overheat and can deform. Ensure there is always...
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    When I was a chapter president, I was criticized...

    When I was a chapter president, I was criticized for having too much technical and builder content in our meetings and not enough to satisfy members there aren't interested in building. :eek: You...
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    You need to adjust your attitude about what you...

    You need to adjust your attitude about what you are hearing just a bit. The reason these folks all talk about RVs is that their only point of reference is the RV line, i.e., they don't know any...
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    Oil pressure regulator on the right side of the...

    Oil pressure regulator on the right side of the case above the dipstick tube. Take is apart, clean reassemble. If you have the adjustable one, adjust appropriately. If you don't you may need to...
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    They are listed on Ebay ranging from $200 - $400...

    They are listed on Ebay ranging from $200 - $400 as they are being replaced by the gross by 1090-ES capable transponders.
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    This is something that would be accomplished...

    This is something that would be accomplished under Experimental Exhibition. FSDO can help you with the legalities of that. Not a difficult change to make.

    However, I am not aware of any...
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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...
  19. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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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