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    A buddy had a massive, expensive "stainless"...

    A buddy had a massive, expensive "stainless" infra red etc. grill on his deck that got klonged by a tree during a storm. The insurance company paid for a Brand New One. I loaded up the damaged one...
  2. Cub Wings Over Mapleton, Maine--The Exeter Wing Leader Smoke Show!!

    Once again One of Our Own has gone above and beyond the call and sits above the Salt for his unselfish (and admittedly great fun) contribution(s) to the betterment of our fellow men and women. The...
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    -90 on an -11 does tend to run a bit warmer on...

    -90 on an -11 does tend to run a bit warmer on the oil side. What Mike V. Says.
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    Sticky: Pardon me, I can help. I speak fluent Douten. ...

    Pardon me, I can help. I speak fluent Douten. And I understand Crane will give another speech before awarding some gobsmackingly large trophy.

    JP
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    One of my business partners has used his time...

    One of my business partners has used his time quite constructively to build a gigantic chandelier for his Camp -- entirely out of empty Crown bottles. Go figure.
  6. Thread: Stromberg carb

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    Fresno Air Parts sells reasonably priced overhaul...

    Fresno Air Parts sells reasonably priced overhaul kits (gaskets and needle/seat). Sometimes the needle notch gets worn with use and will hang up; tapping on the side of the carb will free it up. ...
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    We have observed that even though the downtown is...

    We have observed that even though the downtown is virtually empty with no traffic and no people, our entry-level bureaucrats with Parking Enforcement drive by every hour with the Camera Car looking...
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    There has been an uptick of "people from away"...

    There has been an uptick of "people from away" coming into Maine, but no official action has been taken. Some have second homes here and are publicly being reminded to quarantine themselves for two...
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    If there is anyone out there who hasn't seen the...

    If there is anyone out there who hasn't seen the movie that spawned the 12G1 lexicon, do take advantage of the National Lull to sit back and watch it. It's held up well. I hadn't seen it since 1985...
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    If I recall correctly it was a successor company...

    If I recall correctly it was a successor company Precision Airmotive carb with an accelerator pump. A modern MS for the 0-200 and 90. One of the MLT Campbell Boys did a bit of research and...
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    Absolutely. It has some useful lessons that I'm...

    Absolutely. It has some useful lessons that I'm happy to pass along. Four of us were headed from a grass strip over to the Floatplane Mecca for lunch. We were all on skis. Preheat, warmup, runup...
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    Douten, we had issues with a carb with an...

    Douten, we had issues with a carb with an accelerator pump that while approved for the 90 did not work in an -11 due to pressure differential of the cowling. It would stumble. Put the M/S back in...
  13. Gosh, where does one start? I think of the...

    Gosh, where does one start?

    I think of the great stories of trips and events, and the outrageous bullshiz and other hysterical hijinks that spontaneously erupt anytime you put a bunch of pilots...
  14. While there are a lot of "flagship" events, the...

    While there are a lot of "flagship" events, the fact remains that there are a lot of smaller gatherings of import in the Cub community throughout the year. They are great opportunities to ditch...
  15. Thread: Darn Kids

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    Only "Daddy" would wind up in the middle of a...

    Only "Daddy" would wind up in the middle of a picture surrounded by 17 beautiful women. Not sure even Scouter could top that. See you next summer, Captain Cub.
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    My uncle owns a country house that no one knows...

    My uncle owns a country house that no one knows about.
    They say it used to be a farm, before the Motor Laws.
  17. Thread: PA-11 questions

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    Last weekend I got to fly in Jezebel, a newer...

    Last weekend I got to fly in Jezebel, a newer carbon cub with a big engine and lots of capabilities. Believe it or not the thing that really got my attention was the autopilot! Gosh, what a nifty...
  18. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Glenn, Junior and I celebrated the First Day of...

    Glenn, Junior and I celebrated the First Day of Fall by jumping in North Twin Lake yesterday. 79 out and the water was 64. It was awesome.
  19. Well said. Todd is a class act all the way...

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    A good time was had by all. Much thanks to the...

    A good time was had by all. Much thanks to the Multiple Crane Community for keeping us flown, fed and watered. Epic.
  21. This is precisely why we have grafted...

    This is precisely why we have grafted recreational flying into our recreational liability statute. It was designed to protect our skiing and rafting industry--both very important to our economy--and...
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    Miley is surprisingly talented though perhaps a...

    Miley is surprisingly talented though perhaps a bit misguided. She can sing, however. You younger folk can check out the vid of her dueting with Billy Idol on "Rebel Yell". Older types check out...
  23. Thread: Thank a Vietnam Vet

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    Thanks for the post. Everyone should pause and...

    Thanks for the post. Everyone should pause and remember the Vietnam War. It is a cautionary tale and one of devastating loss for which there are no words. Many of us who grew up in the 60s had...
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    Now that you mention it, I can personally attest...

    Now that you mention it, I can personally attest that the look Stevie is giving about 7 or so seconds in is a dead ringer for the Platinum Blonde on a good day at the Fairgrounds. Really a pity that...
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    Scouter: ...

    Scouter:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SujGCGSeZLw

    Your friend,

    JP
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