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  • Posted in thread: Narrow Deck Lycoming for Aerobatics? on 07-22-2017 at 03:06 AM
    I talked to Monty Barrett many years ago about bumping compression on a narrow deck and he said
    don't do it.You may be talking about a parallel valve wide deck engine.No, parallel valve
    narrow deck. M...

  • Posted in thread: Narrow Deck Lycoming for Aerobatics? on 07-22-2017 at 02:49 AM
    I have heard that narrow decks may be preferred for enhancements. Should ask BPE (or other
    reputable engine builder).

  • Posted in thread: What AN bolt? on 07-21-2017 at 02:31 AM
    That is an awful lot of threads there (nearly 2 inches) for a AN bolt of any size. Why so many?
    Need all of them?here is AN10-80 for comparison.

  • Posted in thread: Flying into Oshkosh on 07-19-2017 at 09:15 PM
    All good points, the only thing I would add is be careful driving off pavement into grass and
    back on. With tight fitting low profile wheel pants, you could crack them easy. I wish they
    would pay clos...

  • Posted in thread: The latest $1800 ADS-B Out widget on 07-19-2017 at 02:17 PM
    I can't help but do this....I remember the first time I ever heard the word widgets. I sort of
    only associate the word with this movie. It came out in 1963 or so and I was 10 years

  • Posted in thread: S1-11B Engine Mounts on 07-17-2017 at 01:43 AM
    I used the large diameter mounts from Van's Aircraft and their bolt problems. BobMy
    mount was built to Type I dynafocal as opposed to the plans specified Type II. So mine would
    use an isol...

  • Posted in thread: S1-11B Engine Mounts on 07-17-2017 at 01:22 AM
    Dan,Looks like plenty of room. I just know what I was told about the Wolf cowling and the large
    ear and it appears that this isnt the only one with issues. The large flat washer, is that part
    the isol...

  • Posted in thread: Baby Duck P51 fatal crash today on 07-17-2017 at 01:11 AM
    According to the Atchison County Sheriff's Office, Vlado Lenoch, 64, was the pilot of the
    plane. Lenoch was of Buff Ridge, IL. The passenger was 34-year-old Bethany Root, 34 of
    Atchison. The Highway P...

  • Posted in thread: Curtis Pitts S-1S incident on 07-17-2017 at 12:44 AM

  • Posted in thread: re cad plating on 07-16-2017 at 08:56 PM
    On my engine billing it has this:Performed By: United Plating Works, Inc. re-plated all the
    engine hardware.