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    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    For perspective, when I worked on Kodiak, a bear hunt with a guide cost between $10 and $12 thousand. Non residents are required to obtain the...
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    01-19-2020, 02:07 PM
    I used to have copy of the article, but I think it may have disappeared in one of my moves. It was written by Jim Rearden. MTV
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    01-19-2020, 01:32 PM
    The reference to a Garand has been around forever. Obviously the gun they used was something else. I once asked the pilot about the BAR, and he...
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    01-19-2020, 10:32 AM
    i knew the fellow with the rifle mounted on the roof of a Super Cub. He flew Mustangs in WW II. The Cub had a sliding hatch in the skylight that...
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    01-17-2020, 03:58 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    There have been medevacs I'm aware of where the injured person had survivable (but uncomfortable) injuries, but was killed in the ensuing medevac...
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    01-16-2020, 06:44 PM
    His location is shown as Austria. I’m not sure he needs to worry about the FAA. MTV
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    01-16-2020, 04:29 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Oops, darn it... in Cafe Supercub
    I wouldn't want to own one of those outfits and have to pay next year's insurance bill either..... Terrible deals, when these folks are sincerely...
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    01-16-2020, 04:25 PM
    Sounds like an interesting project. What type aircraft, a European built type? I can't answer the first couple of questions, but the rear...
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    01-15-2020, 11:04 PM
    For the price of two of these things, you could buy a 7 inch Dynon PFD and have change. And a display old eyes can actually see. MTV
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    01-14-2020, 10:54 PM
    P-2V had a heater on the relief tube. Placard next to relief tube said something like “Depress relief tube heat switch for ten seconds prior to...
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    01-13-2020, 10:50 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    They're big moose eaters. We wanted to know more about the population and dynamics. Easiest way to change a collar is in the den. We had these...
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    01-13-2020, 02:34 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    Using a painter's extendable pole with a syringe on the end to immobilize a momma black bear in her winter den. Mom is wide awake, by the way. ...
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    01-13-2020, 09:44 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    Oh, believe me, the antics that go on in the name of wildlife and fisheries management are far stranger than fiction. MTV
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    01-12-2020, 08:15 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    Beavers never give up, and they never seem to get discouraged. Blow their dam to kingdom come, and they’ll rebuild bigger and better and soon. the...
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    01-12-2020, 03:48 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    Glenn, My first full time job as a wildlife biologist involved, among other things, duties as a beaver dam de-constructor in SE Idaho. It seems...
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    01-12-2020, 01:19 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Wildlife Management in Cafe Supercub
    yep, thanks Steve. The link worked for me, but I keep getting reminded Im not the center of the universe. :lol: MTV
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    01-12-2020, 09:50 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread ADS-B Issues in All Things Electrical
    Frankly, this doesn’t surprise me at all. Have I mentioned how screwed up this program is? MTV
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    01-12-2020, 09:48 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread ADS-B Issues in All Things Electrical
    First, OSH does not lie in “Rule Airspace”, so not required there. Second, in previous years, the Airventure Notam required all transponders OFF...
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    01-12-2020, 09:41 AM
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    01-11-2020, 09:56 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread ADS-B Issues in All Things Electrical
    Not if ATC decides they’re busy. ATC still has to agree. MTV
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    01-11-2020, 01:14 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread EDO 2425s on a Cub? in Modifications
    Pete, Thats what I was going to say, HEAVY and big floats for a Cub. Id put them on the market, they’re one of the few float models approved...
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    01-10-2020, 04:17 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread ADS-B Issues in All Things Electrical
    Because it's an FAA system???? Sorry, Dan, couldn't resist.... MTV
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    01-10-2020, 04:16 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Compass trouble in Cafe Supercub
    One of the problems with compasses in aircraft is that an airframe actually becomes more magnetized as it moves through the air. Friction is a...
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    01-10-2020, 04:04 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread -24 is too cold! in Cafe Supercub
    I never blocked any inlets after that first winter with the Cessna kit on a 185, which was a uniquely bad idea. No cabin heat, no defrost, and you...
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    01-10-2020, 03:01 PM
    Bob, Take a look at SAFE flight instructor insurance. Not sure what their rates would be for CFI insurance for you, but worth a look. MTV
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    01-09-2020, 05:44 PM
    mvivion replied to a thread Hanger Heat in Cafe Supercub
    These things work great, and come in a variety of sizes: ...
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    01-09-2020, 10:41 AM
    mvivion replied to a thread Compass trouble in Cafe Supercub
    Who said a SIRS panel mounted compass was going to work? If you don’t understand even a bit about magnetism, of course you won’t be successful...
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    01-08-2020, 06:55 PM
    The only instance where I suggest landing an airplane "off trim", meaning that some back or forward pressure is required, is when someone first...
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