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    I was a friend of George and still miss his great...

    I was a friend of George and still miss his great attitude. We all can learn from this.
    Alex you missed the mark on some of the important details. YES a mistake was made but I think he paid for...
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    Spring is in the airó-again42654

    Spring is in the airó-again42654
  3. Just hand your old data tags in with your bump...

    Just hand your old data tags in with your bump :evil: stocks
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    Wow-The sellers on this site are a tough crowd. ...

    Wow-The sellers on this site are a tough crowd. Have only had a few aircraft but am one of the guys that asks all the questions on this page. If someone is going to exchange a plane for $100000.00,...
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    There can be a fine line from floating over the...

    There can be a fine line from floating over the slush and when the plane stops and settles into the slush. When it settles it usually turns it into a camping trip which is what I am prepared for but...
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    Yes—the GLH skis float as good or much better...

    Yes—the GLH skis float as good or much better than anything. They get on top nicely. After landing and the skis are a foot or more in the snow I have steped off and instantly go chest deep+ Many...
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    Put my skis on over thanksgiving now I wish I had...

    Put my skis on over thanksgiving now I wish I had my 35s on—-When The wheels are on I need the skiis——could have worse problems I guess. The frozen in rocks in ice are pretty hard on tires. 20Lbs of...
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    3287132872 We fly with dogs for hiking and...

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    We fly with dogs for hiking and hunting all the time. We use mut muffs and 2 of the three keep them on unless they are tired. I see plenty of pictures of pilots with helmets and harnesses...
  9. Thread: 35" Bushwheels

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    Worth every oz.

    Worth every oz.
  10. Dave, They do have a low rise but i have not...

    Dave,
    They do have a low rise but i have not seen tip diving but something to keep an eye out for. I know on some of the early setups that there were com cable length issues. The folks at airglass...
  11. I have a tail ski now and the tail does not drag...

    I have a tail ski now and the tail does not drag as much, but yes all the time.
    It depends if bottomless means when you step off the ski and go immediately to your chest. Haven never flown any...
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    Thin weed wacker line in hole then put screw in,...

    Thin weed wacker line in hole then put screw in, cut flush with razor knife before fuly tight. Acts like a nylon lock nut.
  13. Thread: helmets

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    I got a pair of gallet helmets this spring for my...

    I got a pair of gallet helmets this spring for my wife and I and have used it just for this past summer. I don't like to talk about the price but after messing with the padding we couldn't be...
  14. This will be my 5th winter on them and the new...

    This will be my 5th winter on them and the new ones have a larger ram and allow to go up and down in deep snow. We had to turn pump pressure up to allow this on mine. It helps in turning in a tight...
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    Just shorten the flap handle to get full aileron....

    Just shorten the flap handle to get full aileron. It should not take long to figure you need full aileron. That was the first thing I did and I think you are limiting yourself without getting full...
  16. A lot of times I can pull out the claw by pulling...

    A lot of times I can pull out the claw by pulling on the ropes. I cannot come close to moving the mesh bags---they are square mesh 5' across filled with rocks.
  17. Nothing beats a big bag of rocks or dirt. Sewed...

    Nothing beats a big bag of rocks or dirt. Sewed up a couple of reinforced mesh bag that weigh a couple pounds for a set. I tried the claw and it works ok in the right place. I never am in the right...
  18. Poll: I like bushwheels--are they cheep--no will they...

    I like bushwheels--are they cheep--no
    will they last forever-no
    are they the best tool for the job and my flying style--hell yes
    Like it or not every part on these planes has a life limit and...
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    I have a 160 O-320 and get carb ice all the time...

    I have a 160 O-320 and get carb ice all the time when it is around 35 deg. Sometimes it is really obvious with slowly loosing power and sometimes very subtle and would never know without an...
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    4-6 inch rocks appears smooth. 10 to 12 with a...

    4-6 inch rocks appears smooth. 10 to 12 with a few deal killers thrown in--maybe with some shale.
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    Just a real long nylon strap that allows it to...

    Just a real long nylon strap that allows it to hang in front of me or can be shortened to go over the shoulder when clipped into the chest strap of a pack. Yes, It can be a pain and has cost me a...
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    Bears and guns??? Unless you shoot a lot (at...

    Bears and guns??? Unless you shoot a lot (at least weekly) buy some bear spray when you get here. In 30 years of hiking fishing and hunting ducks along salmon streams, and being close to many bears...
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    I think the issue here is full aileron...

    I think the issue here is full aileron deflection. Landing/taking off on sloped beaches, a side gust on landing or takeoff. If you suddenly need full aileron and dont have it you might have an...
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    I run a M20 on mine and have no problems. I...

    I run a M20 on mine and have no problems. I rarely fly below -15 and have had no problems with freeze up. I do try to get my oil temps to 200, fly quite a bit and with a screen change oil often. ...
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