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Old 07-04-2021, 05:13 AM
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Default Many will identify with this

Just finished my Condition Inspection last week and it had a couple of frustrating moments. I came across this and thought it was perfect!
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Old 07-04-2021, 06:34 AM
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Default Yup

So painfully true.
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Old 07-04-2021, 07:24 AM
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Default Yep

Just started my Condition inspection. Planned to quickly get the compression test out of the way - except #1 tested out at 60 psi with loud hissing through the exhaust pipe . The "inspection" period just got longer . . . . .
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Old 07-04-2021, 11:13 AM
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Default Experienced More Than Once

More than once! Every project I try!

Here is something that made some sense of how I felt after a grueling 1558 mile flight one fuel stop/lunch break for fuel, day ended with 9.9 hours of flying. Some of it unplanned due to a weather reroute.

Slept 11-hours, woke up and drove to breakfast at a favorite location: Was craving a Garbage Can Breakfast Burrito from a local restaurant.

Carla had a new sign up. It explained exactly how I felt at the moment:
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Old 07-04-2021, 03:52 PM
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My annual started with two cylinders that were a little low. Borescope revealed cylinder walls that I didnt like. So 4 cykinders later and its fixed.
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Old 07-04-2021, 04:34 PM
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Old 07-04-2021, 04:41 PM
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No broken bolts on my first condition inspection, but several stripped screw heads that required drilling out and in a couple of cases replacing the plate nuts. I hate phillips head screws!
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Old 07-04-2021, 05:08 PM
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So true. When I installed the dual electronic ignition in my airplane last year I had to remove the bearings in the accessory case that supported the original magnetos. What was supposed to be an easy task of removing them turned out to be two weeks worth of effort involving the purchase of several different types of tools that didn’t work. Of course once I found the right tool… It was a 20 minute job :-)
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Old 07-04-2021, 08:54 PM
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Haha my version: Every two day condition inspection is one engine mount crack away from becoming a two month ordeal.
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Old 07-05-2021, 06:11 PM
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Just finished my Condition Inspection last week and it had a couple of frustrating moments. I came across this and thought it was perfect!
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I would SO buy one of those plaques...no, I'd buy 3 of them (1 for me, and two for close friends who know all about this)
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