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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Flop tube


Thread: [Acro] Flop tube

Message: [Acro] Flop tube

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From: AMSnaproll at

Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 22:08:18 UTC


My trusty Eagle gave me a raised eyebrow the other day. Rolled inverted and 
it quit running. Rolled upright and it ran. Got to be entertaining after 
awhile, but I figured I oughta fix it. I took out the flop tube and pressure 
tested it, and there were no splits or leaks. So, gurus, is it possible that 
it was sucking shut when it was bent a certain way? And if that is true, what 
happens if it sucks shut when upright? Does anybody have an emergency fuel 
feed that bypasses the flop tube, and if so, how did you rig it? 

Thanks a heap!
Ashley Messenger
Ch. 34
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