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Old 07-07-2018, 11:16 PM
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Default 2000 Hrs!

N789PH just flipped over 2000 hrs on a flight from Minne to Duluth with my nephew. It has been a fun almost 12 years!



My setup:
- ECI Titan O-320
- MS Carb
- Emag/PMag
- Hartzell
- Mostly 91/92 mogas
- Mostly LOP
- Phillips 20W-50 XC since new

Just got done with the oil change:

- Filter and Screen were clean
- Compressions were 77,76,78,78

Here's your borescope valve porn:

Cylinder #1


Cylinder #2


Cylinder #3


Cylinder #4

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Old 07-07-2018, 11:28 PM
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Looks really clean, likely due, in part, to the steady diet of mogas as well as the LOP ops. I wish I had easy access to mogas
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Old 07-08-2018, 12:35 AM
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Pete,
Great job keeping that bird moving, obviously maintaining her well and the inspiration! Carry on...
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Old 07-08-2018, 05:29 AM
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Great milestone Pete! Your compressions are better then mine

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Old 07-08-2018, 06:25 AM
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Thanks for the report Pete. We're tracking similarly, except, you're cleaner, faster, and fewer cylinder gyrations than we are.
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:47 AM
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2,000, welcome to the upper echelon 2000 club. like your method of getting there too.
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:15 AM
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Great milestone Pete! Your compressions are better then mine
So Vlad, I think we're all curious... what's your hour meter up to these days? I'm a slacker, trailing along at 1500+ hrs...
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:49 AM
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Good stuff and a great example that LOP works.
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:18 PM
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Default very nice

good to see an example of getting good use out of your airplane!!!
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Old 07-16-2018, 10:01 PM
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Default borescope

What borescope are you using Pete?
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