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      Mel replied to the thread Well done Vans!.
      Actually the early -6 plans were worse than the -4. The -6 wing plans were converted from the -4 plans and there were lots of errors...
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      Don't be like this guy! I was walking the flight line at a fairly large fly-in and came upon an open cockpit biplane with both mag...
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      Impulse mags work fine on either or both sides. I had 2 impulse mags on my -6 for many years. You may start on "both" with your...
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      Mel replied to the thread Canopy Jettison Handle.
      The canopy jettison release mechanism was designed long before the gas struts were. The original canopy (RV-6) was designed without gas...
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      Mel replied to the thread Fuel sender wires location?.
      You guys can do whatever you want. I'm just telling you the rules in AC 43.13 (Acceptable Methods, Techniques, and Practices - Aircraft...
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      Mel replied to the thread Fuel sender wires location?.
      No electrical wires should ever share the same hole as fuel lines.
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      Mel replied to the thread Registration Number Specs.
      As Scott says, most aircraft are not painted at certification. The location of the Numbers is usually changed at the paint shop.
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