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  Topic: cold starting savvy, Housai... advice?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 271

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:16 pm   Subject: Re: cold starting savvy, Housai... advice?
Ah, good advice on TWO E-Z pads, thanks.
Apparently didn't have my 1 pad (on the sump) plugged in nearly long enough for yesterday's frustrating, air wasting attempt.
Seems a 2nd pad a wise invest ...
  Topic: Covering Ailerons of YAK
stephen.hayne

Replies: 20
Views: 1760

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Re: Covering Ailerons of YAK
Wow, pix look great!How long did you invest in this project?
Just curious---

Justin
N280NC

Sorry to take so long to reply, I missed your question. The whole airplane re-assembly and refurbish ...
  Topic: Prolonged idling/taxiing
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 996

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Re: Prolonged idling/taxiing
Here are some links to the manual pages for adjusting these screws... (and the Fuel Flow that I installed).

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DKFaSiQNhG2ar0QLg8qSlwTcU99xpqT2?usp=sharing
  Topic: Prolonged idling/taxiing
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 996

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:42 pm   Subject: Re: Prolonged idling/taxiing
This is a bit tricky to answer, because it depends on how the "cruise" mixture screw has been set, and how the "idle" mixture screw has been set. There are manual pages describing ...
  Topic: Prolonged idling/taxiing
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 996

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Prolonged idling/taxiing
Sorry! I had CJ and Housai on the brain...
  Topic: Prolonged idling/taxiing
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 996

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:35 am   Subject: Re: Prolonged idling/taxiing
If plug fouling is the concern, this can be "fixed" by decoupling the mixture from the throttle, and leaning aggressively on the ground. Takes about an hour, and some people reverse the arm ...
  Topic: CJ6 prop blade leakage
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 656

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:30 am   Subject: Re: CJ6 prop blade leakage
Those "screws" hold balance weights. Best to start by leaving them off (unless you have an exact pic of how you took them off and marked the blades, etc.).

Then, get a prop balancer and ...
  Topic: Marvel Mystery oil
stephen.hayne

Replies: 22
Views: 1535

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Marvel Mystery oil
...immediately
draining it all out and adding brand new clean oil. You're draining all
that bad crap out of the engine.

Doing this the first time with an engine that has lots and lots of hour ...
  Topic: Hot starts
stephen.hayne

Replies: 12
Views: 1005

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:14 am   Subject: Re: Hot starts
I had my first "hot" start issue with my 'chang. I now have 100+ hours in it, so not a total newbie, still learning tho, of course.

When "cold" it starts great with the normal ...
  Topic: Another weight and balance question
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 837

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:19 am   Subject: Re: Another weight and balance question
Here mine - just before certification last year and all old radios removed (lightest possible!). I have a google Spreadsheet here...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jcIDqVtKRMBy5qm_kkyiOnq ...
  Topic: CJ6 community
stephen.hayne

Replies: 6
Views: 645

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:30 am   Subject: Re: CJ6 community
I have learned so much wrenching on this bird (enjoyed every minute!), with guidance from friend Dale and everything I've read here. Took 4 years to rebuild/assemble, and I am comfortable with everyt ...
  Topic: Nose leg - NANCHANG - Shimmy issue
stephen.hayne

Replies: 8
Views: 749

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 9:49 am   Subject: Re: Nose leg - NANCHANG - Shimmy issue
I completely agree with Walt (out of balance tires), and have been pursuing shimmy for over a year. I still get a little "bzzzttt" when touchdown at ~70knots, so I keep the nose off until 6 ...
  Topic: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 5
Views: 626

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:48 am   Subject: Re: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
We have given up using the rubber engine mounts. They do not seem to last very long. Instead we use a urethane material that is much more durable. They aren't cheap but then nor is having to change th ...
  Topic: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
stephen.hayne

Replies: 5
Views: 626

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:37 am   Subject: Re: suggestions on changing Housai rubber shock mounts?
We have given up using the rubber engine mounts. They do not seem to last very long. Instead we use a urethane material that is much more durable. They aren't cheap but then nor is having to change th ...
  Topic: Instrument panel screws
stephen.hayne

Replies: 7
Views: 523

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:35 am   Subject: Re: Instrument panel screws
Happy to send them no charge - let me round up what I can easily find in my jar of never throw away bits, and I'll send them off...
  Topic: Instrument panel screws
stephen.hayne

Replies: 7
Views: 523

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:39 am   Subject: Re: Instrument panel screws
My local ACE has lovely black philips-head machine screws that work perfectly and look nice. But, I also have a bunch of slot-head originals that I could mail you... no tariff from Colorado. Smile Ev ...
  Topic: Free manuals
stephen.hayne

Replies: 18
Views: 1261

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 11:30 am   Subject: Re: Free manuals
Please, sir, may I have the link for the Yak 50 and 52?

Thank you!
  Topic: Covering Ailerons of YAK
stephen.hayne

Replies: 20
Views: 1760

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Re: Covering Ailerons of YAK
Wow, pix look great!How long did you invest in this project?

Hey - thanks. IIRC, took me a month or so in the summer, working fairly sporadically while waiting for things to dry/cure, get the corr ...
  Topic: Covering Ailerons of YAK
stephen.hayne

Replies: 20
Views: 1760

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Covering Ailerons of YAK
I had never done this before, and I did mine with the oversight of an EAA guru too. It was so cool to learn how to do this!

I could have done them better, but hey, 100 hours and they still look go ...
  Topic: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
stephen.hayne

Replies: 15
Views: 1244

PostForum: Yak-List   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: Aerobatics training in the CJ 6
I should have said beside the smok tank. That's as far aft as I can put it without building whole new infrastructure above the ADF hole.
 
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