Av8r_Sed

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  1. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic VHF Antenna   

    Fred, Broadly generalized, that's true.
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  2. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Tig welding steel?   

    I’m not expert but I think you have to move faster. Amperage is probably about right. 
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  3. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Engine Failure yesterday   

    I got an OLS-10 Optitrol level switch. Same type as mentioned above. I see one now on Ebay for $15. 

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  4. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Avid 1581 is getting close   

    Good to hear you got her signed off and in the air.  Great Job!  Maybe we'll see a flight test video?
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  5. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Ceramic coating exhaust   

    My 582 exhaust is ceramic coated. It's thin, durable, gets the heat out and is easy to inspect. I would definitely do it again. 
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  6. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Kitfox 1 Rebuild S/N 141   

    That grey head looks so nice and clean. How many hours are on it?  I'm coming up on 300 hours this year and may follow your lead. I really appreciate the tear down pics.
    I noticed the EGT locations look to be possibly too close to the manifold flange. See: http://www.ultralightnews.ca/exhaustsystems/egt_probelocation.htm
    It would be a good time to measure them and remedy if you think it’s worthwhile. 
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  7. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic New Bush Plane   

    Would the world as we know it cease to exist if he picked another color for his next? Some people are just set in their ways, I guess. I hope he shares with his friends. 
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  8. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Replacement rotary valve hose   

    Whoops, I posted thinking about the injection pump.  There's a bleeder on the far side of the engine you should open up to purge the lines.  Shouldn't have to pre fill.
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  9. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Avid for sale on Craigslist   

    I thought it might have a registration issue but N933RB looks legit on the FAA registry. Why hasn't someone snapped this one up?
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  10. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic 912s for sale in england   

    Scam I believe. Ask for pics and you won't get any from a guy who says he's in France. Asking prices are too low. 
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  11. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Avid Flyer Mk IV Major Change and Upgrade   

    The mass moment of inertia on the 72” square tipped Warp probably exceeds the capacity of the C gearbox (6000 kg-cm^2). Most opt for the taper tip if they're using a three blade Warp. 
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  12. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic c box remove   

    No real secrets. You need to take off the cover after draining the gear oil to get to 4 of the 8 mounting bolts holding the gearbox to engine. Taking off the rubber donut is straight forward. Reinstalling it on the next engine reqires a compression clamp to line up the holes. 
    Plan on purchasing a new cover gasket. I get mine from JBM Indusries.  http://jbmindustries.com
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  13. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Fuel sight tube pics anyone?   

    Bear Perkins sells a sight tube kit that's easy to install. No threaded fittings. It works well in realatively thin fiberglass tanks. 

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  14. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic High Sierra Fly-In 2017 pics   

    I really like that one with Ty trailing fuel from his left wing vent.  All I can think of is the movies where someone then tosses a lighter.
    Nice pics, Joey.  Hope to see more.
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  15. Av8r_Sed added a post in a topic Kitfox 4 rebuild   

    For a shop installation, some use refrigerated air dryers.  A cheapo is available from HF https://www.harborfreight.com/compressed-air-dryer-40211.html  Still, $400 and only worth it if you do a lot of blasting and painting.  Garage Journal has a number of compressor/ dryer threads with some decent homebrew solutions.
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