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    Finally got to fly my skyraider!

    how did it sound to you in the video ?
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    Finally got to fly my skyraider!

    Carb still needs some work. only flew here for a few minutes. landed and found a valve cover leaking. but a great start i feel like. Dont some guys run vented vavle covers?
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    Hangar building

    how is it going? lets see some update pictures!
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    Static Thrust Number?

    do both planes have a high camber wing pops?
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    Static Thrust Number?

    this thing was a rocket i see Tennessee props says to run a 52x28 prop
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    Static Thrust Number?

    So im doing good is what you are saying lol
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    Static Thrust Number?

    just got it on the scales 458lbs with just a fuzz over 5 gals of fuel in it
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    Static Thrust Number?

    the plane without a engine and fuel was 254
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    Static Thrust Number?

    it is very clean. The amount of condensation on the intake was unreal!!!! i think a hot box on the intake is a must! before i get to crazy.
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    Static Thrust Number?

    pops just over 400 lbs i think. i need to put it back on my scales and see
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    Static Thrust Number?

    cool thing about my egt/cht gauge. it keeps peak temperatures in memory.
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    Static Thrust Number?

    Hello gents! I am interested in what others are reporting for static trust numbers. my baseline last weekend was 216lbs. this was my 1835cc at 2800rpm with a 60x28 prop. my crab settings still need to be dialed in and my timing was a few degrees low. i am going to build a oil box around my...
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    Rebuilding my Sky raiders 1835

    how are you guys break in cam and lifters and rings? the rings will be most likely from getting her into the air and putting some load on it!
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    Rebuilding my Sky raiders 1835

    how does it sound to you pops?
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