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    11-26-2020, 07:58 PM
    I know a guy that took off from FAI float pond with a 50-ft rope tied to the left rear float cleat. At the other of the rope end was a screw type...
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    11-24-2020, 12:30 AM
    Randyk replied to a thread Ice screws. in Cafe Supercub
    Think about it. A Cessna wing will lift GW at not very high speed. If it is windy, you will need a pretty hefty tie down if pointed upwind and the...
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    11-23-2020, 04:07 PM
    Back in the day when we were landing four 185's on the glaciers 2-300 times a year, we magnafluxed the gear legs every winter. We had a 25% failure...
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    11-22-2020, 10:23 AM
    An old-timer once told me that the kit will "protect" the gear box under stress (ground loop, rough terrain, etc.), but if there is enough stress the...
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    10-30-2020, 10:53 PM
    Randyk replied to a thread Wheel ski design in Experimental Cubs
    It's called "overflow", a somewhat common occurrence on frozen lakes and streams. Fly skis long enough, you'll find some, too.
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    10-30-2020, 04:04 PM
    Randyk replied to a thread Wheel ski design in Experimental Cubs
    Hydraulic is not messy if you do it right. I like the reservoir mounted on the hand pump - less piping and convenient to maintain. The only things...
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February 16
About Randyk
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Talkeetna Alaska
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Hunting and Cubs
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Air Taxi Pilot
Aircraft Owned/Flown:
PA-18, C-180, 185, 206, 207, DHC-2, DHC-3T
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PATK

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