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  1. Thread: Sluka Parts

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    Sluka Parts

    Not sure if I can mention this in two places on the Forums, but I have the remains of a Sluka for sale. Ad is on the Buy/Sell/Rent Forum.
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    Hobbs meter - Reset?

    Yes, many thanks Roger, all noted. Thought it might be only possible mechanically.....must take a closer look at it.....and thanks for the link. (Did you pick it intentionally ! very good)
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    Hobbs meter - Reset?

    Hello all.
    Can a Hobbs meter be reset to zero, or can you wire it up to go backwards so I can stop at zero.?
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    Starting handle

    Many thanks Ginge. Will give him a shout.
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    Starting handle

    Hello. Anyone know where I'd get a new 'rubber cone' for the pull starting handle. Its the rubber hollow cone shaped piece that covers the knot of the rope in the handle at your feet. It sits the...
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    New tail feathers

    many thanks Ginge for your thoughts. I must check my spelling before I post ! sorry for the mistakes. Not very encouraging that there is no way of stopping the oil stains, ah well..
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    New tail feathers

    Hello all. I have a question for Paul (Medway Sluka). I am about to order a set of sails for the tail from TopFlight Sails and was confused/surprised to hear of the set they sent you, did not slip...
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    NEW SLUKA OWNER

    Hi Roger, I'm Victor. G-MZBF and think the Sluka is a great little plane. You can gather more about me from my previous posts. Love to look at photos of the inside & outside of this plane, so if you...
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    447 Electric start

    Many thanks for your thoughts on this matter Bill. All noted.
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    447 Electric start

    Bill, what do you think of this idea of taking the starting handle outside the cockpit and directly pull from the back of the engine? (after cutting the rope accordingle) I can see the danger from...
  11. Thread: LETOV SLUKA

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    LETOV SLUKA

    If you're still here Bill, how did the sleeve inside the boom work? Finished yet? Is it approved? Can I start getting one made here locally? No point in waiting till crack appears.

    I'd really...
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    447 Electric start

    Gerry, Did you cut a wack off the starter cord, when you took it out of the cabin (off that bottom pulley) and re-fitted the handle at the back of the engine, or did the cord all disapear into the...
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    447 Electric start

    Yes interesting thought Paul. worth a look at, that one. I know its not as safe, but I can certainly see the less effort involved. Dont think I'm going for the electric start option. Only something...
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    Tail area control cables

    I had a close look today, and cant see any rubbing marks at the areas you both mentioned on the boom.
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    447 Electric start

    Hi Gerry & Bill, Glad to hear from you both. I only needed one stent Gerry, so feel OK, and my four weeks after that op is up this weekend. So I havent flown since mid May. Really looking forward to...
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    447 Electric start

    Hi all, me again. Are there any drawbacks by fitting an electric start to my rotax 447 ?. I'm thinking of structural weakening, weight etc. I have the pull start, but was thinking of fitting an...
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    Tail area control cables

    No havent noticed that Gerry. Will go and have a closer look and let you know. Sounds like something is not as tight as it maybe should be !.
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    Scrapheap Challenge

    thanks peter, sorry for not searching first....glad to hear we have a celebrity in our midsts. Cheers
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    Scrapheap Challenge

    Was that our friend Jeremy on todays channel 4s Scrapheap challenge ? I missed the start when the experts are introduced, but it cerytainly looked liked him !... if so, well done Jeremy.
  20. Thread: Betts Test

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    Betts Test

    Yes Gerry, well my inspector said my skins passed the new tests.Victor
  21. Thread: Climb Rate

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    Climb Rate

    Yes many Thanks Ginge. I did look at these, but will any type do?. Will the cheapest do? They dont have the same model of valve thats on my machine. I recon its too old to get the exact same type,...
  22. Thread: Climb Rate

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    Climb Rate

    OK Bill, thats why its been quiet here, Jeremys on holiday. Well mine has the shroud, as u know, but did wonder why they did use a fan with all that air going around the cylinders from the prop!! Hi...
  23. Thread: Climb Rate

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    Climb Rate

    You can tell when there is good flying weather !. The posts on the forums really get scarce.
    Well what do you think about this one.

    What are the pros and cons of climbing at different rates from...
  24. Thread: LETOV SLUKA

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    LETOV SLUKA

    Yes, so do I Bill, Many thanks for the good wishes. I am hoping to join the other club members who are doing a Round Northern Ireland Trip on the last week end of the month, with an overnight stop, ...
  25. Thread: LETOV SLUKA

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    LETOV SLUKA

    Well. Went for the first flight yesterday after re-newing all the fuel lines, including primer bulb
    and fuel tank guage tube. While all was empty, I took the chance to label the guage tube more,...
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