Buckchop

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About Buckchop

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  • Birthday 11/13/1970

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Ester Alaska
  • Interests Restoring old cars, Building street rods, Fishing, Gold Mining, Learning to Build and Fly airplanes

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  1. Buckchop added a post in a topic Lookin for a prop or advice on new one   

    Well my prop bolt pattern is the standard Lycomin prop flange, not sure what that is hahahahaaaa,  that prop dont even say what it came off of. Right had or left hand, ill give him a call c what it is.  Also not sure is should install a metal prop when it had a carbon one, not sure how much my CG would b off. 
     
     
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  2. Buckchop added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    Lookin for a prop or advice on new one
    Morning,  well im lookin for prop blades for a whirlwind prop, with or without hub, 68” to 70”.  Im running a 3 blade 68” now but need new blades, its going on my kitfox 5 with the 0235 Lycoming, lookin to c whats out there for sale b4 i look into a new prop of somekind,
    Also if u have an opinion on a prop id like to hear, And im not interested in orderin the prop from Ukrane or whatever and waiting 3,4,5 months for it.  Thanks Bucky. 
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  3. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

  4. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

    Well weather cleared up so loaded up pa12 and took her into have my buddy help me out with the windsheild install, and next thing u know, i broke it! DAMM!!! Hahahahaaaaaa oh well ill order another and try again. 
     
    65 fastback has a fresh 347 stroker in it, automatic, 4 piston 4 wheel disc brake, global west tube a arms, lowerin kit, rear progressive springs, big swaybars, she runs/handles real good!!!!! 
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  5. Buckchop added a post in a topic Supplementary shock cord system   

    Yes thats y u go thro all the spring on the spring chart, have a startin point and when i say shim the spring im NOT talkin a 1/4 inch, only the thickness of a washer in that diameter.  
    Im not going argue we both have good points, but i know what i did to get my gear to work right and it works right for my use, and im not easy on it by no means and others have done the same to thier gear also, hell i just copied the springs and rate that others did on thier gear on this same site. Leni has all the info that started the skidoo spring mod 
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  6. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

    69 camaro, 56 ford, 39 chevy, 65 mustang to show a few of the 7 cars down in Louisiana. 




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  7. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

  8. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

    Yeppers that i have been, got an appt to have my inspector/mech help do the windshield this week, never done one of these and worth payin and helpin to learn from a piper pro!! Got cowl/hood/nosebowl painted and installed, once the fuse leaves the work space ill start back on the finishin of the wings, tail feathers, flaps, alerons, then start the final assemblie, with mining season knockin at my door, may take me a bit to get her finished up. 






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  9. Buckchop added a post in a topic Supplementary shock cord system   

    Springs r adjustable, they make different rate springs and then u can shim the spring to fine tune it. 
     
     
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  10. Buckchop added a post in a topic Supplementary shock cord system   

    Yes i know ur refering to the Tweety Bird, i like the plane, but not the gear, gave my opinion on it, just seems like more stuff thats not needed, we been runnin the cabane vee gear since piper started and it works, most everyone copies it in some form or another, so y add more bungies to do the same job.  A good buddy told me to KISS those airplane builds. Keep It Simple Stupid. 

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  11. Buckchop added a post in a topic Oratex 6000 on a PA12   

    Well spent my winter in Louisiana helpin Mom and Dad, workin on the 39chevy coupe, 56ford coupe, 69camaro, 65fastback, tried some fishin on the lake but didnt get any bites, water was to cold they tell me, and now back home and startin the assemblie of the pa12 again, just about done with the fuselodge stuff, and wings, but lots of assembile for sure, mayb get her flyin by mid summer. 
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  12. Buckchop added a post in a topic Supplementary shock cord system   

    Well i dont know it all, havent seen it all, but,,,,, thats about one of the dumbest setups ive seen, y do u need extra bungies on the back hooked to a cable, and deadmaned to ur axels, when u have the regular bush gear setup, seems to me ur addin junk, and dont have ur main gear setupmright for ur airpplane or ur type of flyin  there a video of him flyin around so u get a good look. That just seams like a not needed idea 
     
     
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  13. Buckchop added a post in a topic Longest winter for ski flying   

    I agree, ive been in Louisiana all winter, just got back to Ester wed, plowed snow with the D9g, and D4h all day yesturday, so much snow here still there lots of flyin left but mother nature going to take it away fast, they callin for temps 45-52 in day and 27-33 at night. 


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  14. Buckchop added a post in a topic Grove TW gear wanted   

    I c, thats good info,  think he lookin for grove tail wheel spring, im takin it off also. 

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  15. Buckchop added a post in a topic Avid A fuselage, what's it worth?   

    I sold an Avid A model project that was almost a flyer, got it with no motor, and threw in badly wrecked phazer snowmachine that ran backin Dec for $3g. 
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