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  1. TFF replied to the thread Any one have some info on the "Le Pelican".

    Eddy current machine can be used to check alloys.

    Jul 14, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  2. TFF liked Battler Britton's post in the thread What did you do on your airplane project today?.

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  3. TFF replied to the thread MS21042-3 oxidization... replace or treat?.

    Is this something like a BD4? Maybe not cad but zinc plated nuts? Is it from a place with harsh conditions?

    Jul 14, 2019 at 5:59 PM
  4. TFF replied to the thread On the importance of weight..

    I believe Ed Fishers Zipster biplane was 103 and aerobatic. The Polecat was designed by some who wanted to try and fly competition...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 5:40 PM
  5. TFF replied to the thread MS21042-3 oxidization... replace or treat?.

    If they are so rusty you want to blast them, get rid of them. If it is just light rust, I would be wiping them with some type of...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 1:04 AM
  6. TFF replied to the thread Harris Woods Biplanes and Monoplane.

    The answer to any modern biplane is you build it because the cool factor outweighs any performance loss.

    Jul 13, 2019 at 1:16 AM
  7. TFF liked MadRocketScientist's post in the thread CriCri MC-15 in NZ.

    Today I made a nut... out of 2024. The elevator pushrod has an adjustment with a locknut. On careful reading the plans this nut is made...

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  8. TFF replied to the thread Manifold Pressure Equalization Tube.

    A balance tube is not going to do anything for you. The big carbs are just going to have to be tuned immaculately. A balance tube would...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:43 PM
  9. TFF replied to the thread 300 HP Airframe Needed..

    Art School had a geared Continental I believe.

    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:34 PM
  10. TFF replied to the thread Evans Waterless coolant in V6/V8s?.

    Most cooling systems have the built in flow rate that needs the thermostat or a dummy in its place to operate correctly. The old redneck...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:32 PM
  11. TFF replied to the thread Manifold Pressure Equalization Tube.

    With two carbs on a 1/2, it will not do anything. The balance tube works because a cylinder can steal mixture and flow from the opposite...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 1:42 PM
  12. TFF replied to the thread Busa Powered Bearhawk LSA.

    The problem, with all this, is the propeller. The pitch profiles you want are backwards from what you can have, if fixed pitch. The...

    Jul 11, 2019 at 1:32 PM
  13. TFF replied to the thread O-100-- interesting new engine.

    If you’re Al Franken, I guess I’m not.

    Jul 11, 2019 at 1:08 AM
  14. TFF replied to the thread Manifold Pressure Equalization Tube.

    Within reason, bigger the better. I would say 1/3 of the intake tube diameter would be great.

    Jul 11, 2019 at 12:46 AM
  15. TFF replied to the thread Post Conversion - Crank Rotation Tight.

    Is this the original cam that is cut down, or one that is bought for this motor? If you have the old cam, put it in, even if you don’t...

    Jul 10, 2019 at 1:13 AM
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