EDMO

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  1. EDMO added a post in a topic Avid Catalina on barnstormers   

    Last ebay post lowered the price to $3500 obo.  Cat wings are in-between Avid STOL/HH and Avid Magnum.  33'?  EDMO
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  2. EDMO added a post in a topic Wet Charcoal...   

    I've seen several barns burn down when the hay self-combusted.  Donno if it was damp, wet, or too green.  We never stored hay in the barn.  EDMO
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  3. EDMO added a post in a topic soft brakes?   

    I cant tell you which is better - Grove costs more - probably cheaper to overhaul Matcos?  EDMO
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  4. EDMO added a post in a topic soft brakes?   

    TJay,  Not trying to push any sales, but think it might be in your interests to junk or sell those MCs and go with another set which use a reservoir.  I can sell a set of Matco for $100 shipped or Grove for $200, with money back, cost of rebuild for Matco, or exchange if they don't work - Main thing is matching total length of MCs when extended.  I don't know if I have a reservoir I can find, but they are cheap.  Just trying to help you get that bird flying!  EDMO
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  5. EDMO added a post in a topic soft brakes?   

    Did you check the MC5 rebuild kit parts?  Are the pistons 1/2" or 5/8"?  EDMO
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  6. EDMO added a post in a topic NMLRA?   

    Larry,  Give me some time to compile a list and I will send you a PM.  EDMO
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  7. EDMO added a topic in Hangar Talk   

    NMLRA?
    Anyone in NMLRA?  I have some rare ones to sell.  Send me a PM.   EDMO
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  8. EDMO added a post in a topic STOL Wing Rib Dimensioned Drawings or CAD   

    You might be able to buy a rib from Jim Chuk "1avidflyer".  EDMO
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  9. EDMO added a post in a topic Need a 10 MM helicoil installation kit   

    Jim,  Either way, the holes have to be tapped out larger, unless you are just replacing a stripped helicoil.  I have several boxes of solid inserts, but sure that they are all American threads.  EDMO
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  10. EDMO added a post in a topic Need a 10 MM helicoil installation kit   

    Jim,  Unless there is a reason you cant use solid inserts instead of helicoils, like the walls not being thick enough, I highly recommend them.  They don't need the High $$ tap or tool, just the next size up for either standard or metric threads, and they have locktite already on the threads, or you can get them with little "fingers" that you drive home after screwing the insert in - They never come loose or strip out.  Check Grainger or MSC.  EDMO
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  11. EDMO added a post in a topic Long term storage ~ Winterize   

    I had the same results - My hangers/shop are sealed enough to keep most everything out - If a mouse slips in, it never gets out alive! 
    Don't know much about owls, except that I was in a boat going to my duck blind one night and had to take a leak - when I stepped onto the bank I came face to face with a Great Horned Owl - We both quickly retreated, him flying just over my head - That was the last time I offered to get out of a boat at night to piss!  ;<)  EDMO
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  12. EDMO added a post in a topic Long term storage ~ Winterize   

    DECON makes a big difference - One pack by each wheel - AS long as there are no cats or dogs around to eat it.  EDMO
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  13. EDMO added a post in a topic Starting my kitfox 1 build pictures here   

    That's What the manual says.  EDMO
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  14. EDMO added a post in a topic soft brakes?   

    TJay,  Matco might help you identify them - rebuild kits are cheap.  I wish I could help since I have sets of Piper, Grove, MC3 and 2 lengths of MC4, but all of them have external reservoirs.   None have been tested.  EDMO
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  15. EDMO added a post in a topic soft brakes?   

    The MC5 also has the resi on the top - Are these an "improved version"?  Maybe larger bore?   EDMO
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