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    Today, 09:56 AM
    Satellite-based ADSB. ...
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    Yesterday, 01:34 PM
    NunavutPA-12 replied to a thread Survival Vest in Cafe Supercub
    Floats or skis, my missions are over very remote country. If the 'plane goes upside down in the water SOP is to swim to shore right f****n now. No...
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    01-15-2019, 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
Biography:
ex FSS/weather observer, business owner, house builder, sea captain, probation officer
Location:
67.8N,115.1W CYCO Canada
Interests:
Hunting, fishing, ham radio
Occupation:
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!)
Home Airport:
Kugluktuk CYCO

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