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Wings installed on my 701 amphibian. 
Feb 21
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Just received my DUC 160mm prop bolts from Viking. Thanks Viking. Can't find the video on the DUC porp setup.      With the Viking 130,  what would the suggest cruise pitch in degrees, and static RPM be.Ron Simonsen  
Jan 19
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Zenith 701 on Zenair floats with Viking Honda 130.
Jan 1
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"Zenith 701 on Zenair floats with Viking Honda 130. "
Jan 1
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"Loren, I used the spring attachment to allow for explanation to prevent cracking ( we'll see). Saved two + lbs in weight overall. Sound is about the same."
Dec 10, 2019
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"Moved my 701 to a hanger for installation of wings."
Dec 5, 2019
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"Move the 701 fuselage to a hanger today to install the wings."
Dec 5, 2019
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"Removed Earthx batteries and replaced with Odyssey PC545 batteries for CG on my Zenith 701with Viking 130 engine."
Nov 22, 2019
Ronald Simonsen replied to Phil Cook's discussion Viking 130 shutdown by shutting off fuel pumps?
"Phil, shutdown of ECU, as my ECU white conductor was labeled "battery power always on" and the white red conductor was labeled " switched ECU power" I wired as noted. The wiring diagram dated 12/12/2018 shows these conductors (W & R/W) wired to…"
Nov 21, 2019
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"Low points in fuel system have gascolator drain on my CH 701. See photos of right tank and left tank."
Nov 13, 2019
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"As I fly off a desert strip I need to keep the rocks and debris for punchering the radiator core. I'll be doing startup testing and monitor the coolant temperature. Would like to see coolant temperature in the 190°f range."
Nov 13, 2019
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"Yes, the plan is to cover the back exit with duck tape during startup test. Also may make a exit louver, like a engine exit cowl during testing. Like to see coolant temperature in the 190°f range. "
Nov 13, 2019
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"Exhaust system on my CH 701 on floats, with a Viking 130 engine (saved 2lbs)."
Nov 13, 2019
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"Fuel selector on my CH701 on floats  Off, left, right, both, with return."
Nov 13, 2019
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"Made cowling for my coolen radiator with exit louvers. Installed with piano hinges along sides for ease of removal during inspections. "
Nov 12, 2019
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"Electrical schematic Viking 130/Zenith 701float plane. Two Odyssey PC545 batteries added to replace Earthx batteries "
Nov 12, 2019
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