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      Taltruda reacted to DanH's post in the thread Leaning While Climbing with Like Like.
      Pretty much an old wives tale. Right on brother.
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      Taltruda replied to the thread Leaning While Climbing.
      I watch CHTs during the climb, but I primarily control them with AIRSPEED. I’m not impressed with Busch method of leaning reference to...
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      Taltruda replied to the thread Leaning While Climbing.
      I do the same as Carl.. but my numbers are a little different, and because I am carburated, I don’t fly LOP. At sea level, full power...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Leaning While Climbing.
      You go right to peak EGT the whole time you climb? What altitude do you start this? How long have you been operating this way?
    • Taltruda
      $10,000? Just the Empennage? Looks like there were other parts in there too, fiberglass cowl ramps?
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Running engine without spinner.
      I would be hesitant to run it without the spinner if your spinner has the little close outs behind the blades. I would be afraid they...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Convert to manual flaps.
      As much as I love manual flaps in other planes like the old Cessna, I don’t like them on RVs. If you want to be able to retract flaps...
    • Taltruda
      Do yourself (and everyone who works on the plane after you) and no NOT use stainless screws on your RV. The best ones are Cadmium plated...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread POH for RV6A with 360 AIA.
      Keep in mind that a POH isn’t required for an experimental aircraft.For an experimental, AROW stands for Airworthiness certificate...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Inexpensive parking brake.
      I’ve never felt the need for a parking brake on a GA airplane.. I can either taxi the tailwheel into the grass or gravel, or park...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread AC-Aero stroker kits.
      I was hoping they produce then too.. their cylinders looked really promising too with great intake and exhaust ports! Not too excited...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Fresh air vent..
      Any place on the sides of the fuselage FORWARD of the leading edge works. A friend put one above the wing and it seems the low pressure...
    • Taltruda
      What were your EGTs at the time of high fuel flow? If they are normally 1300 ish, and you flood it with fuel, I would expect them to be...
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Rod end bearing lube.
      The rod end bearings on my buddies Diamond DA40 SPECIFICALLY say do NOT lubricate.
    • Taltruda
      Taltruda replied to the thread Installing rebuilt carb.
      I don’t think there’s a difference on the facing of the star washers.. they have teeth alternating on both sides, don’t they?
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