marcusofcotton

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  1. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Block heater   

    I'll take it Chris, P.m. to follow.
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  2. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Battery trouble   

    John,
    When occasions arise that the battery has drained a bit, how many amperes is it initially charging at and how long before it is under 10 amperes? I'm concerned about earlier Jabiru charging limitations. Which model EarthX are you running? Guessing your Jab has the newer charging system.
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  3. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Interior Room   

    How flexible are you (able to bend over, lift legs up, etc. comfortably) and what size feet? The answers to these questions are significant. There are some folks bigger than you that are fine and some smaller that are not.
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  4. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Latest project. Kitfox 3   

    Jim, I've heard it's best to paint awhite undercoat before yellow.
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  5. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic AVGAS vs MOGAS   

    Run it harder with avgas to reduce lead deposit formations.
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  6. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Part number for Avid 6' wheel seal   

    Quick search showed Amazon with 1 as pictured for $19.97 or another spot at Amazon that had the kit which included two as pictured including two cups and spacers for $13.97.
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  7. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Matco seals   

    I'm inclined to agree...
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  8. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Matco seals   

    Matco's current info available on their website says 5606 or DOT 5, but definitely not DOT 3,4, or 5.1.
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  9. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic VG's on the flaperon   

    Perhaps the squiggly tape style would be appropriate?? Tried to find a link but didn't score. 
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  10. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Jabiru Screen Shot   

    I was expecting it to drop but it didn't seem to, might be something to his varying pitch design - it seemed to work for me. If I was to order another from him, I'd probably try 64/32.
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  11. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Jabiru Screen Shot   

    That Luga should get it off short, have you heard of anyone else putting that large of a prop on the Jabiru before? I purchased that very slightly used 62/32 that Lonnie Prince had, surely a nice improvement for my short field.
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  12. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Jabiru Screen Shot   

    TJ, what prop are you using?
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  13. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Solo bungee wrapping   

    Perhaps I should've explained in the original post that I was using one clamp on the top side and one on the bottom. It went pretty well for me, but the bungees were not new either.
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  14. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Anyone have a LSRI-Airplane certification?   

    Entirely classroom with some props. No getting dirty unless you spill lunch on yourself. Very remedial is a good description but as I said earlier, Brian and Carol made it a bit better than just getting the paper - though that's the main thing.
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  15. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Anyone have a LSRI-Airplane certification?   

    Doug,
    ~12 years ago did the course for weight shift control. Last year I stayed after at Oshkosh for the fixed wing airplane version so I could get the certificate for my Avid. This time from Brian and Carol Carpenter/Rainbow Aviation, guessing same folks for you?. I got more out of it than I expected, Brian and Carol did a great job. I don't recall the balance other than a fair bit of time on the regs as some have a hard time getting it. Don't worry about prior knowledge, you'll do fine from what I've seen on the list. You'll be bored at times but it works out okay. 
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  16. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Yamaha Apex Skytrax Adapters   

    Thanks! Going to be a slow prop.
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  17. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Yamaha Apex Skytrax Adapters   

    What does one need to do to open this chart? I get 404 error. To get prop speed do I need to divide engine rpm by 3.83 and 1.23 or just the 3.83?
    Thanks!
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  18. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Castering Nose Wheel   

    Yes, the ski is mounted on the trike in the first out position.
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  19. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Castering Nose Wheel   

    Steve,  sorry I had spaced out getting these pics for you.



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  20. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Lycoming   

    The simple answer is no. But there are many variations of each engine which will affect the weight.
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  21. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Powder coating   

    One disadvantage to powder coating is that it hides cracks until they are bigger. Agreed that it looks nice and is tough.
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  22. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Thermostat for Rotax 582   

    Absolutely run the thermostat like Jim says. Sorry I haven't gotten out to get the nose wheel pictures for you yet, been pretty busy here.
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  23. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Castering Nose Wheel   

    I'll try to get some pics after work tomorrow night. This is a Matco unit, you might give them a call, probably can buy complete for less money and the engineering is done. I don't know for sure if the spring section is solid or hollow, guessing solid, steel but unknown alloy.
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  24. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Castering Nose Wheel   

    Steve:



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  25. marcusofcotton added a post in a topic Castering Nose Wheel   

    Steve, I'll try to get some pics soon, hopefully tonight. Thousands of aircraft out there with free castoring nosewheel. It is a bit different at first but you get used to it very quickly.
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