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    Shadow Tailplane Accident

    Thanks Mick. I was so annoyed with myself - totally avoidable - that I stormed off yesterday and din't check for any other damage. However, I have sourced a 'new' set of DD tailplanes so assuming...
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    Shadow Tailplane Accident

    Hi Everyone

    Today I had an prang in my hangar - new hangar, bit tight vertically and horizontally and trying to do too much on my own for first time. As you are all far more Shadow experienced...
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    ASI Screw In Adaptor

    Hi All Just bought 2nd hand ASI from SkyCraft and it had only one screw-in adaptor to take the pitot tube - none for static. Apparently, the one I got was a 'bonus' as they aren't supplied with...
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    ASI for Shadow

    Hi Anyone got a working ASI for Shadow please - DD with 582? I think it's 80mm but as the ASI I sent away for calibration has taken 5 weeks (originally given 1 week turnround time, but have had to...
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    Floppy Flaps

    Thanks both - will have a look at the general area tomorrow when I go to a/c. Cheers TC
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    Floppy Flaps

    Hi Everyone I have Shadow with somewhat floppy flaps and their use seems to be as much decorative as aerodynamic! Seriously, they aren't firm at all on the ground with a fair amount of play and...
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    XAir Spares Wanted

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    I'm in urgent need of the following 2 bits can anyone help quickly please?

    113138, I think it's the tension leg strut for right side. It's the rear of the various u/c associated struts on...
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    Access to Shadow Choke & Throttle

    Thanks Wally, excellent advice!
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    Access to Shadow Choke & Throttle

    Hi All

    I need to adjust my choke lever (maybe even replace it) as it won't stay on, but I can't access the nut on the back. It's inside the console that holds the throttle as I'm sure you all...
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    XAir Choke Lever

    Tried that as well!
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    XAir Choke Lever

    Hi Mark Yes tried that thanks. Worked for a couple of weeks but the plastic mechanism inside is worn almost smooth! Thanks Terry
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    XAir Choke Lever

    Hi I've asked XAir UK and await an answer but thpought I might try the forum. Anyone got a working choke lever for XAir please? Mine has lost any 'friction' so won't stay on at all and I can't...
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    Shadow Lynton Trailer

    Excellent bespoke Lynton box trailer for CFM Shadow (microlight/Gp A). Completely dry and insulated, no rot whatsoever, all working electrics and great tyres. It comes complete with wooden...
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    Strobes & Fuel Tank

    Thanks everyone - very useful. Let's hope the LAA (the Shadow is LAA reg) is as helpful! Cheers Terry
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    Strobes & Fuel Tank

    Hi Everyone 2 things:

    1. I've been bacl to '09 on Forum and can't find answer to this one so has anyone ideas about fitting strobes to Shadow please? I thought on front of my nosewheel...
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    Shadow Brake Shoes

    Hi Phil

    Re-lining - did that with XAir brakes (they are, I have since found out, from Yamaha Badger kids quad bike) and coast me 10 a shoe, rather than 16 for the Honda shoes for Shadow. And it...
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    Sail Thread

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    I have a small repair to stitching to do on a 'nappy' so nothing stressed. I want a small amount of suitable thread - Gore Tenara spun PTFE, style TR, part no. M1000TR-WH-5 or similar. I...
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    Shadow Brake Shoes

    As I had the devil's job getting right ones I thought I might help someone else get right shoes for a Shadow (mine's a DD). Shoes come off Honda Express motorbike from mid-80's and are described by...
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    Permit Inspection

    Hi Everyone

    A bit general I know but this seems best place.

    I'm a VERY happy BMAA member who has just bought an LAA reg Shadow DD. I received a letter from LAA telling me I can't use an LAA...
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    Wanted EGT Guage

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    I need EGT guage for Rotax - current one doesn't register until lower limit of 800F so little use until engine warms and my 582 doesn't run much hotter than that. I often think it isn't...
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    One Man Rigging from Lynton Trailer

    Hi Phil

    BRILLIANT - can't wait to give it a go. Many, many thanks.

    BTW I tied your e-mail and it bounced back again. Can you re-send please?

    Many thanks

    Terry
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    One Man Rigging from Lynton Trailer

    Hi All

    Anyone give me any advice on one-man rigging of Shadow please? I've just about sorted a trestle with adjustable strap to hold wing tip, so feel OK about getting wings safely on/off.

    The...
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    Shadow Airframe Lubricants

    Hi Bruce

    Many thanks for the response and the doc. I have a hard copy of it (it's good to have an elecgtronic one as my hard copy is somewhat faded!) buit as you say it isn't too specific. I...
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    Shadow Airframe Lubricants

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    I have a old sewrvice manual but it isn't at all specifi so can anyone help with a service schedule for a DD together with details of various lubricants to use please?

    Also the a/c came with...
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    prop emegency repair

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    Wonder if anyone can help me please? New Shadow owner with slight nick in Airplast prop and Inspector said repair with Araldite (Inspection done before I saw and bought) - but which Araldite...
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