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    Warranty claim?

    Warranty claim?
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    Approximate $1700 USD. VISA card.

    Approximate $1700 USD. VISA card.
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    If you are sensitive about price $ and W/B a...

    If you are sensitive about price $ and W/B a TurtlePac is a great alternative. We see many come through Hawaii on ferry flights. A 33 gallon vertical is perfect for an occasional long distance...
  4. Just wanted to mention that the flight over cold...

    Just wanted to mention that the flight over cold water requires special consideration: PFD, PLB, InReach (or similar) etc etc. Use center flight following or FSS reporting.

    Opinion.
  5. Vernatherm needs replacing?

    Vernatherm needs replacing?
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    Similar to a hover check on the R44. Depending...

    Similar to a hover check on the R44. Depending on the W/B and DA after pulling into a stabilized hover, the MP is noted. If MP is higher or lowered than typically needed, time to trouble shoot and...
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    Also, check for induction leaks that may be...

    Also, check for induction leaks that may be leaning your mixture. A guy at my field had an engine lose (3) of (6) cylinders simultaneously in flight which was not enough to keep airborne. It was a...
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    Nothing ever gets better with a cylinder from my...

    Nothing ever gets better with a cylinder from my experience. Start a plan to replace it. GREEN means burning.

    Every (300) hours on a helicopter I do SB 388C:
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  9. Thread: Wing Scrape

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    Gorilla Tape. Much stronger than duct tape. No...

    Gorilla Tape. Much stronger than duct tape. No gooey mess.
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    Looks similar to chrome rings on chromed...

    Looks similar to chrome rings on chromed cylinders. What does the screen show?
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    Personally, I contact Spruce directly if there is...

    Personally, I contact Spruce directly if there is an issue (and not post complaints until I talk with Irwin). They seem to work very closely with customers and resolve problems.

    I capsized my...
  12. Luckily helicopters are welcomed in my AOR. In...

    Luckily helicopters are welcomed in my AOR. In fact, the authorities and land owners like to go for a ride now and then. I was featured in the local digital newspaper very favorably. Generally,...
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    Bill, excellent work. I am so glad there are...

    Bill, excellent work. I am so glad there are caretakers of http://publiclakecabinsak !
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    Tom Bass, who is probably the most prolific...

    Tom Bass, who is probably the most prolific contributor to modern day long haul float flying, constructed this web site on straight floats:

    http://www.publiclakecabinsak.com/

    Bass is an...
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    Just me but in my experience: GoPro is a funky...

    Just me but in my experience:

    GoPro is a funky company with unreliable hardware and software. Stopped using them around the 7 release. Hope things have changed. By the way Adobe is a joke now...
  16. A few more details, I can recall, from my...

    A few more details, I can recall, from my experience:

    1) Remove and replace with temporary spreaders:
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    2) Back in the flatbed truck or trailer into hangar:
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  17. Any flatbed will work. I sold, removed and...

    Any flatbed will work. I sold, removed and shipped (last year) the 2100As to Washington.

    New happy owner!
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    The skis were shipped to Canada:
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    Get a Borescope and log cylinder trends...

    Get a Borescope and log cylinder trends graphically:

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  19. Sunday news about keeping Dillingham open to the...

    Sunday news about keeping Dillingham open to the general public:
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    “Ground” is relative. Contrasts: From a micro...

    “Ground” is relative. Contrasts: From a micro watch battery terminal to a nuclear generator earth ground.

    We all live with several different “Grounds” on a daily basis. Cars, iPADS, DC & AC....
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    I had a friend who flew a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle...

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    I would see what the static run-up RPMs are...

    I would see what the static run-up RPMs are (adjusted for density altitude), before any disassembly.

    Then you detect changes with more accuracy.
  24. Maybe there is still hope if the Army allows...

    Maybe there is still hope if the Army allows limited management of Dillingham and lowers the rent...

    Examples of military owned public access around the island:

    (1) Over on Eastern Oahu,...
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    Lycoming 0-320 Operator Manual, Page 57 Trouble...

    Lycoming 0-320 Operator Manual, Page 57 Trouble Shooting is a good little bit of interesting information to possibly start looking:
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