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  Topic: Video
John Hauck

Replies: 5
Views: 90

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:20 am   Subject: Video
Only in Minnesota!

john h
mkIII
Titus, Alabama


From: owner-kolb-list-server@matronics.com On Behalf Of Larry Cottrell
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:53 AM
To: kolb-list@matronics.com
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  Topic: Barnstormer Kolb "Barntoon"
John Hauck

Replies: 2
Views: 53

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:10 am   Subject: Barnstormer Kolb "Barntoon"
https://www.barnstormers.com/eFLYER/2018/542-eFLYER.html

My original msg didn't work. Try the url above, then scroll down until you get to the cartoon.

john h
mkIII
Titus, Alabama - Thought ...
  Topic: Barnstormer Kolb "Barntoon"
John Hauck

Replies: 2
Views: 53

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:31 am   Subject: Barnstormer Kolb "Barntoon"
This week's Barnstormer "Barntoon" (cartoon) features what looks like Kolb Firestars at Oshkosh. Some of you Firestar owners may want to keep a copy.

Barnstormers eFLYER: Issue #542 ...
  Topic: Seized upon some blackberries...
John Hauck

Replies: 11
Views: 131

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: Seized upon some blackberries...
A carbide burr in a die grinder does a quick and easy job.

john h
mkIII
Titus, Alabama

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  Topic: Seized upon some blackberries...
John Hauck

Replies: 11
Views: 131

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:43 am   Subject: Seized upon some blackberries...
When the engine is running the rings are trying to expand in the cylinder,
especially the Dykes ring. I wouldn't take a chance on not chamfering all
the ports. Might save a lot of grief.

Let us ...
  Topic: Seized upon some blackberries...
John Hauck

Replies: 11
Views: 131

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Seized upon some blackberries...
IIRC each ring has a stop pin to keep the rings from rotating. Hopefully,
the gap was not in line with the intake or exhaust port.

Many years ago a well known racing engine builder, Bobby Norwood ...
  Topic: Seized upon some blackberries...
John Hauck

Replies: 11
Views: 131

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Seized upon some blackberries...
4130 tubing did what it was supposed to do, protected the pilot. Had it
been aluminum it may have been a different story and done some damage to the
pilot. You did a good job. Glad you have no mo ...
  Topic: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
John Hauck

Replies: 14
Views: 96

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:44 am   Subject: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
Charlie:

Used track wooden props on my US and FS with bond paper shims.

Never needed to shim the WARP Drive props.  They seem to be true or within 1/16” when they come from the factory.
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  Topic: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
John Hauck

Replies: 14
Views: 96

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:44 am   Subject: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
Gary:

Good info and remainder on carbon monoxide.  You are absolutely correct, the tail boom is a leaf blower directed into the cockpit.

Don’t take a chance on CO2 poisoning.

John h
At ...
  Topic: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
John Hauck

Replies: 14
Views: 96

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:40 am   Subject: Firestar/HKS Engine Test Run
Bill/Kolbers:

Just a guess.  Your exhaust system design is probably causing the vibration and the engine mounts are not able to absorb them, thus transmitting then to the airframe.  With what li ...
  Topic: Fire Fly Video's + more
John Hauck

Replies: 3
Views: 52

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:16 am   Subject: Fire Fly Video's + more
Beautiful area. Have had the good fortune of flying near your airstrip,
which is really unique. Also made a road trip just east three years ago.

Thanks for sharing. When I get time I will take ...
  Topic: Airworthiness Certs in Hand
John Hauck

Replies: 1
Views: 44

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:17 am   Subject: Airworthiness Certs in Hand
Excellent! Glad you had a good experience getting your Kolb registered.

My experience with the inspector that did my MKIII was also excellent, 26
years ago.

john h
mkIII
Titus, Alabama


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  Topic: Rotax 5 year rubber replacement
John Hauck

Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:11 am   Subject: Rotax 5 year rubber replacement
I've had good luck with my three 912 series engines. Never let me down
since 1993 and about 3200 hours. Only time I ever had one quit on me was
landing at Toad River, BC. Was determined the idle ...
  Topic: Fuel level indicator
John Hauck

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:58 pm   Subject: Fuel level indicator
Amazon is a wonderful thing. If you don't believe me, ask Larry Cottrell.

Do a Google search or go to this page to find all kinds and colors of Tygon:

https://www.amazon.com/Plastic-Tubing-Tygo ...
  Topic: Fuel level indicator
John Hauck

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:58 pm   Subject: Fuel level indicator
The clear food grade should be fine. It is PVC.

john

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  Topic: Fuel level indicator
John Hauck

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:23 pm   Subject: Fuel level indicator
Order two for a pair of balls. Wink

john h
Titus, Alabama





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  Topic: Fuel level indicator
John Hauck

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:21 pm   Subject: Fuel level indicator
My sight gauge uses clear Tygon. Working fine since 1992.

john h
Titus, Alabama




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  Topic: Fuel level indicator
John Hauck

Replies: 15
Views: 396

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:19 pm   Subject: Fuel level indicator
Rex R/Kolbers:

Looks like you are using yellow Tygon type fuel line with a yellow
background.

My sight gauge is clear, for the most part, with Cub yellow fabric
background. Been working good ...
  Topic: Lithium Batteries
John Hauck

Replies: 2
Views: 148

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:20 am   Subject: Lithium Batteries
Hopefully, I didn't mess up everyone's mind to badly with my msg below.

My excuse is, I painted some sheet metal valley tin on the roof of my house in the hot Alabama sun just before coming in and ...
  Topic: Lithium Batteries
John Hauck

Replies: 2
Views: 148

PostForum: Kolb-List   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:08 am   Subject: Lithium Batteries
Good service out of the lithium battery, Rick N.

I have been using this  brand battery for the last 18 years:

https://www.batterymart.com/p-odyssey-pc680-battery.html

It is an AGM.  I re ...
 
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