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    Yesterday, 04:25 PM
    Helio Courier. Probably because I never actually owned one but lost a $4,000 deposit on one when I was in my twenties and the bank chickened out....
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    01-09-2019, 05:32 PM
    NunavutPA-12 started a thread Belly Pod in Cafe Supercub
    Does a belly pod create any problems with "ground clearance" when on skis? Is there room for tent, tent fly, tent poles, two mattress pads, sleeping...
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    01-08-2019, 08:07 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    Thanks. O-320B2B. I should know the answer to your other two questions, but I don't. Guess I'll have to check the bolt sizes before I order the prop...
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    01-08-2019, 03:03 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    So do you think I might be better off with the 37-inch pitch? My 160-horse has no fancy performance mods.
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    01-08-2019, 03:00 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    You're probably right, but if I add a second baggage compartment that might balance things out (I think!).
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    01-08-2019, 02:38 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    Requested a quote from Catto this morning and got a response just a couple of hours later. Seriously considering the 84/36 or /37. The /37 is said...
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    01-08-2019, 10:34 AM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    Thank you all for your help. Forgot to mention that my plane is E-AB which makes the choices easier. I'll investigate the Catto further.
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    01-07-2019, 08:23 PM
    NunavutPA-12 started a thread Borer Prop in Cafe Supercub
    I have the Borer prop now, but I'm looking to lose some weight off the nose. Is there a lighter-weight prop that has the same (better?)...
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    01-06-2019, 10:25 AM
    Fold over the last inch, place ring around BOTH parts, crimp with the special tool or in a vise.
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    01-04-2019, 03:28 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Decision Time in Cafe Supercub
    Don't know if it's "exactly" the same as Basic Med ....but The Canadian Class 4 is essentially self-declared, with a "medical practioner" (could be...
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    01-04-2019, 09:50 AM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Decision Time in Cafe Supercub
    All I really need is a separate compartment behind the original baggage, not necessarily "extended". Tent, sleeping bag, other light-weight camping...
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    01-04-2019, 09:08 AM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Decision Time in Cafe Supercub
    A few more details: Battery and elt have been moved to under the pilot seat. Plane is nose-heavy and I'm carrying eight pounds of weight in the...
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    01-03-2019, 09:11 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Decision Time in Cafe Supercub
    You'd be my first choice, Mike. The logistics are a bit daunting though.
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    01-03-2019, 08:57 PM
    My 'plane is a homebuilt PA-12/18, O-320B2B 160 hp, Borer prop, -18 tail and gear, flaps, VG's, metal belly, on 2200 Clamar floats and Datum 2500...
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    01-03-2019, 10:51 AM
    I had an extra hole in the panel! But, seriously, I sometimes make the trek to Yellowknife or points south. Also, the skeds coming in now all have...
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    01-02-2019, 07:26 PM
    I'm planning to move the transponder antenna to somewhere on top. Seems to me that the guys with TCAS are all higher than I am, and if top-mounted is...
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    01-02-2019, 10:18 AM
    I guess the simple answer is "I don't". But it has gone off accidentally so I'm quite sure the G switch is working. I've never seen a lithium...
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    12-31-2018, 08:29 PM
    I just push the button on my AK-04 ELT at the appropriate test time and I get an e-mail from RCC saying they got my test. Done.;-)
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About NunavutPA-12
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ex FSS/weather observer, business owner, house builder, sea captain, probation officer
Location:
67.8N,115.1W CYCO Canada
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Hunting, fishing, ham radio
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Retired
Aircraft Owned/Flown:
C-150, Challenger U/L, PA-12; also DHC-2, DHC-3, DHC-6, C-46, C-47 (about 5 minutes each!)
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Kugluktuk CYCO

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