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  1. I carry the two bag system from Wiggy's. I spoke...

    I carry the two bag system from Wiggy's. I spoke to Wiggy a couple of weeks ago and he remains a total character! Great bag system, very warm.

    I also use the Big Agnes sleeping bag system in...
  2. If Jeff has one, I gotta get one... :lol:

    If Jeff has one, I gotta get one...

    :lol:
  3. OK, other than Cialis...

    OK, other than Cialis...
  4. Camping Items to Include on List for Santa?

    Santaís elves are busy making presents and are always on the lookout for things that a Good Boy or Girl would like for Christmas.

    Any thoughts?

    Randy
    Santaís Helper
  5. While on the subject of tents, I would like to...

    While on the subject of tents, I would like to read about any off season things you folks do to keep your tents ready for the next year’s adventures.

    Bill Tracy told me that he waterproofs his...
  6. I checked out the Arctic Oven tents…wow, they are...

    I checked out the Arctic Oven tents…wow, they are pricey! They look great though, and if I did winter camping it would be a different thing to consider.

    I packaged up the tent poles for my Big...
  7. Steve, I hope you are right. I'll let you all...

    Steve, I hope you are right. I'll let you all know.

    With regard to your question, no. I'm not sure about you, but I put up that tent once or twice a year (as compared to my 3 person tent, which...
  8. Tents, Repairs and Such...An Experience with Big Agnes Tents

    One of the things I learned at New Holstein on my first trip there many moons ago was the importance of a good tent. While having had many years of backpacking I knew the importance of weight, but I...
  9. Jim, thanks for the report. It hasn't been cold...

    Jim, thanks for the report. It hasn't been cold enough here to adequately evaluate the change.

    The "Randy vent" isn't mine nor my idea. The credit goes to Larry Vetterman, folks. While I...
  10. Gary, that is a good video. My grandson, when...

    Gary, that is a good video.

    My grandson, when he was 5 years old and wanting to play with one of his sister's toys, looked at her and said "Sharing is Caring" :roll:

    Thanks for sharing this.
    ...
  11. You guys are incorrigible. Jim, the fellas are...

    You guys are incorrigible.

    Jim, the fellas are correct, the duct acts to lower the pressure in the rear of the cub to a pressure that is less than in the cockpit (which is theoretically lower in...
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    AOSS Struts: Installation Tips?

    I recently purchased a set of new AOSS struts, and Grant Wallace will soon install these. I understand that there is some adjustments which need to be made to gain the correct angles when the weight...
  13. Installing AOSS struts...suggestions?

    I recently purchased a new set of Burl's AOSS struts for my PA18 with Atlee's extended gear. I understand that there are different ways of installing them, with respect to setting the proper length....
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    Would you folks provide the bolt part number? ...

    Would you folks provide the bolt part number? Thanks!

    Good post, Jeff!

    Randy
  15. A Vetterman Application to Prevent "Tail Pumping"...and Keep Rear Passenger Warmer

    Some time ago I began a thread on how to best keep Julie warm in the rear seat. I have installed the Atlee Dodge rear seat mod and it works well, but there is a draft that comes from the rear of the...
  16. This was great news to hear, Steve. ...

    This was great news to hear, Steve. Congratulations.

    I met Austin at NH and again at Brainerd, recently, and he is a very good, humble young person. His parents should be very proud of him.
    ...
  17. SJ, I'm not sure, but Tony implied it was because...

    SJ, I'm not sure, but Tony implied it was because of the latter. I hope this mentality doesn't spread to Young Eagle flights in general...I doubt that it will, given that the EAA builders mainly...
  18. Young Eagles and Boy Scouts...No Two Place Aircraft!

    I attended the New Ulm, MN, annual Pancake Breakfast Sunday and Tony Effenberger, president of the Mankato MN EAA chapter, told me about the Young Eagle rally that had occurred on Saturday. Lots and...
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    2021 New Holstein STOL Results

    The data collected by the STOL Squad has undergone a forensic audit and the findings are as follows:

    57139

    Takeoff Distances (feet)
    57140

    Landing Distances (feet)
    57141
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    Willy, when SJ asked me to organize the STOL...

    Willy, when SJ asked me to organize the STOL exhibition many years ago I thought it might be a good thing to let the fella’s and gal’s know how much we appreciated them flying and participating in...
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    These are awesome photos, thanks, Jeff. With...

    These are awesome photos, thanks, Jeff.

    With regard to launching pilots at the STOL exhibition...it was an honor and privilege to salute each and every one of these people. I have written before...
  22. cubdriver2, this is why I eliminated Desser as an...

    cubdriver2, this is why I eliminated Desser as an option for me. I understand this may be an option for you.


    Randy
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    Chris, he was awesome. What a gentleman. Thanks...

    Chris, he was awesome. What a gentleman. Thanks for sending him!

    Randy
  24. 8.50 x 6 Tires for the PA18...Brand preference?

    I decided to replace my 8.50 x 6 tires and took a photo of the tires and sent it to the maintenance shop. The Goodyearís lasted me 20 years, and I had no complaints. I took the old tires/wheels to...
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    I remember your fire experience, what a struggle...

    I remember your fire experience, what a struggle you were having during recovery. I am so happy that you did recover, George. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with all of us. We learn through...
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