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Having waxed lyrical in another thread about focused stress points on exhausts, I thought I would prove my point AND show how retarded I can be when the mood takes me. Having discovered the spring had broken on the pre-flight today, I chose to nip out the additional slack.... this left almost no flex but I was desperate to fly so what the hell. Looking on the bright side, my welding on the previous fracture was stronger than the base material although looking at the break, the heat affected zone may have hardened....? One and a half hour with not enough flex is all it took. The
Hello. Normally I pride myself in fixing my own things. Sigh. But I'm at whits end. So I'm reaching out to anyone who can help. I have a new Bailey V5 (pullstarter) on a Zenith frame. LOVE it!...if only it would reliably start. Once it starts, it runs as advertised. Things it does: -Ground starting: it best starts when left out in the sun for about 5 hours...if at all. once it starts and warms up, it can be easily started on the back....unless it is left off for about 15 minutes or more. Once it starts, it will continue to run however, if shut off before it warms up, forget getting