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    02-20-2019, 03:48 AM
    Brett, your project is coming along well. Looks like some nice workmanship and quality control. And you are right , much easier to accomplish these...
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    02-17-2019, 02:54 AM
    looks like you are using your newly acquired tailwheel endorsement on your sled! Nice 3 pointer! Bruce N199CL
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    02-14-2019, 11:01 AM
    airlina replied to a thread Slightly different in Engines
    Very cool, imagine pulling up at your local airport with that turbine sound coming from your Kitfox! A mini me Draco. From their specs page it says...
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    02-09-2019, 07:22 AM
    Wheels, here's another option you can look into: if you go on the EAA website under Airventure camping they talk about setting up a camper or RV...
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    02-08-2019, 03:34 AM
    Ralph, Nice tutorial on the clay molded fiberglass method. We think alike, that was the same method I used . Thanks for referring us back to your...
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    02-07-2019, 04:05 AM
    Thanks Guys, I can't take credit for the easy on and off system . Saw the setup on an OSH kitfox and shamelessly copied the design. Has worked well...
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    02-06-2019, 04:48 PM
    Finally able to get to the hangar for some pictures of my root cuffs. The last two photos show how they attach , the small aluminum tab on the bottom...
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    01-29-2019, 04:16 PM
    this is a great place to try a small fiberglass project, which is how i did mine. Made a clay mold in place at the root and shaped it for a nice...
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    Hi Bruce, this is Brad Smith. I've recently purchased a Vixen with a continental IO240 and have a couple of questions if you don't mind answering
    After noticing my oil temps are high,I inspected the oil cooler ducts and realized that the builder used dryer duct from home depot aircraft supply haha. I was gonna change it to 3" SCAT duct and am inquiring about your thoughts.
    AlsoI have wood sensenich prop and was wondering about how often you retorque them and your thoughts about them.
    Thanks Brad
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    With the 48 pitch, I cruise about 118 mph true, 2500 rpm and 5000 msl. My indicated is around 108-110 mph. I don't remember the model number but it was for the 0-200 which probably uses the same blades as the Lycoming. The 0-200 has the SAE 1 hub which may be different than yours. I have the 44, 48 and 50 pitch cartridge, the 50 works well for cruise but I do fly into some short high altitude dirt strips that the 48 works better for. You could borrow from me any of the pitches I am not using at the time to try out, saves not having to buy to try. Mike.
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