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Old Aug 06, 2011, 06:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Outlw36 View Post
I had pulled the engine to do some repair. the cheeks were starting to wobble in the propwash so I worked it over before the firewall came out. Neglected to reprime the carb after getting it back together and it didn't like going a week with a dry carb in the heat. Tryed to turn at too low of airspeed with wind and no altitude. Right wingtip caught and flipped it to left tip which then slammed it back to the right tip. Tail decided to continue left and visit the nose. prop didn't break and the nose stayed solid lol.
ouch! sorry to hear about that.. she was a good flyer, that's rough and on a gravel runway to boot...
we have an offer at Grants Pass, who knows
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