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Old 03-04-2017, 01:18 PM
Norcalrv7 Norcalrv7 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Ralph Inkster View Post
Is that 3 batteries on the firewall?
Sure is... My airplane turned out quite tailheavy. After removing the Subaru. I moved everything as far forward as I could, and added a prop spacer, but was still looking at exceeding the aft limit with 2 passengers and bags. I decided to add a 3rd standby battery on a switch to my critical bus instead of adding lead. Not sure why my airplane is so tailheavy. I'm guessing a combination of the lightweight 360(no mags, carb, or accessories) and the fact that my plane was painted clearcoat.... And lots of it by the original builder.

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