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      Magman replied to the thread Stranger fuel indicator issue.
      IMHO A visual check is not enough, Removing the cap and blowing low pressure air in is essential. Again; the bladder may be already...
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      Magman replied to the thread Stranger fuel indicator issue.
      Some Comanches have a Recurrent ( 100 hr ?) inspection of the bladder attachments unless the Vent System is modified. One particular...
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      Magman replied to the thread Strange mag issue.
      Once is a coincidence; twice a miracle. It’s likely 70-80 times though. Radio sent out twice and deemed fine. It does work fine too...
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      Magman replied to the thread Strange mag issue.
      IIRC a diode must be installed on the Starter Contactor and there is none used with Pull Start . Recurrent portion of of AD is at...
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      Magman replied to the thread Strange mag issue.
      We’ll do a few more tests before replacing anything. Not much left other than switch and p- leads. I’m not wise in the ways of...
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      Magman replied to the thread Strange mag issue.
      If we had another 4301 I would consider doing the swap.However; we don’t. Swapping mags, harness or p- leads in place would be an...
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      Magman replied to the thread Strange mag issue.
      First I’d like to thank Gary and Flyingbrit for their kind comments. Second I’ll thank Dan and Klaus for the technical input. Here’s...
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      Magman posted the thread Strange mag issue in Maintenance Bay.
      C-150 with Slick 4301 mags that have about a 100 hrs since o/h. In flight only ; when operating on RIGHT or BOTH mags the runway lights...
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      Magman replied to the thread Air Box Carb Heat Flap Loose.
      A Gary said; a Monel rivet is required. Cherry max would be a poor choice is this application. If anyone thinks that this repair is...
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      Magman reacted to GeorgeC's post in the thread Air Box Carb Heat Flap Loose with Like Like.
      @Gary Ward Check the hinges on your cowl flaps while you're at it.
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      A word of caution here for Piper People: The Bearing Nut is Not Symmetrical and the Cotter Pin hole is closer to one end. I’ve seen...
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      Magman reacted to Dan Thomas's post in the thread Cessna 172P Gear Leg Shake On Takeoff with Like Like.
      Yes. That tapered bearing will try to move outward when load comes on it, and without preload, it's no longer fully seated in the cup...
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      Some folks do not preload bearings as they believe it will allow easier rotation. Lack of preload may also allow the Bearing Races to...
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      Ref Dan#10 2 nd para says it ALL. A few nut plates can enable inspection and repair. 3rd para says the consequences of not having...
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      +. My intent is that ALL aircraft should have a provision to jack them.
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