Av8r3400

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  1. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Thanks, Ed.
     
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  2. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Okay.  What ya got, Ed?
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  3. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Okay, I'll bite.

    What is NMLRA?
     
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  4. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    Yep.  The fun police have cracked down.
    We may have dodged too much notice down on the farm for now though...
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  5. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Anyone have a LSRI-Airplane certification?   

    Mine was all classroom with a few "visual aids" like Marcus said.
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  6. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Anyone have a LSRI-Airplane certification?   

    I did the 16 hour course when I had my previous Kitfox (it was E-LSA).  I took it at OSH during the winter.

    The course is VERY remedial.  There were a few things that I took away, making it not a total waste, but, be prepared to be bored out of your mind most of the time.  Like Joey said, most of the information you can readily find on the web or you already know.
    My instructor was a very knowledgeable IA, but had no clue about 2-strokes or Rotax engines in general and spent some time bad mouthing them until he was challenged.  This was back in 2009 or 2010.
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  7. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic How to decide value on 912ULS Avid   

    I would expect that you should be able to get $27k for that plane.  Maybe as much as $30k.
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  8. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Kitfox 4 on Barnstormers....   

    Note there is no price given.
    "Accepting offers".  Why not just put the f'ing thing on Scam-Bay and make an actual Auction of it.
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  9. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Trim tab on a Kitfox 4???   

    I added a tab to the much modified elevator on the Mangy Fox.  (IV-1200 Classic)

     
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  10. Av8r3400 added a topic in Jokes   

    An Electronics "Must-Have"

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  11. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Hirth EFI unit on a Rotax 582?   

    Mechanical fuel injection also has no Venturi, so therefore no possibility of ice.
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  12. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 26” bushwheel ?   

    Rolled on “Herculiner” seems to be the product of choice for cost and availability. 
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  13. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic We Got The Pinks   

    Congratulation!!
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  14. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    STOL Demos will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings at the ultralight field.
    We will be camping across the street from the ultralight barn.  God willing, the Mangy will be parked at the Ultralight Field. 
    Our party is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at our campsite, details to follow. 
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  15. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 26” bushwheel ?   

    No that's where I went wrong.  Most soap has silicone it it, so that's very bad. 
    I used MEK and DuPont Prepsolve which work, but not well.  
     
    Zylene is is the thinner in Herculiner and is the cleaning solvent that should be used. 
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  16. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    There is "vintage" camping/parking right next to the Ultralight area, just to the east and another field just north of UL if you look at the map.  These areas allow underwing.
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  17. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Oshkosh 2018...Who’s going!   

    What are you flying?  There’s many areas, including the ultralight field, that allow underwing camping. 
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  18. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic 26” bushwheel ?   

    Trent and I are in contact on this project. He has one product on his to test I have another.  I’m using Herculiner with mixed results.  I believe my problem is poor prep before coating.  More to come this summer.
    Spot repairs probably won’t work. You will need to coat the entire casing to get even balanced use. 
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  19. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Bing 64 carbs   

    The biggest issue I've seen are people who try to "fix" these carburetors that are not broken and don't need repair.
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  20. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Bing 64 carbs   

    Why replace and not repair?
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  21. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Kaua’i vacation   

    You're the worst...

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  22. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Watch the plane crash   

    Probably the most humane thing to do to a Zenair.  Take it out of it's own misery...
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  23. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Kitfox Sketch?   

    I don't have one for mine and never heard of this request with other friends who've recently been inspected...??
    I'd ask him what he wants.
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  24. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Sealing header joints - ideas?   

    Does the header have one continuous flange plate or four individual ones?
    Either way it could be cut in a machining center, surface ground or even flat sanded after welding to make it perfectly flat.
     
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  25. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    The choke cable is different.  It is non-locking spring return operation.  
    The Throttle cables can lock in place and are of much heavier core material.
     
    Yes, they are expensive, but far superior quality to anything else on the market.
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