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    ADSB should make it much easier for the repo guys...

    ADSB should make it much easier for the repo guys to keep track of the airplanes they are out to repossess. They won't have to wait for a phone call anymore.
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    Being in Australia he has much stricter rules...

    Being in Australia he has much stricter rules than us.
  3. Thread: Runway Setback

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    Perhaps this question should be asked of an...

    Perhaps this question should be asked of an insurance agent. Our private aviation community grew from a farmer's field with little forethought or planning. By the time the homeowner's association...
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    Of course you are going to change the oil and...

    Of course you are going to change the oil and filter. I would pressurize the oil system to prime the oil pump and lube the bearings before any start up attempt especially after sitting for ten...
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    Did someone paint it with enamel to supposedly...

    Did someone paint it with enamel to supposedly toughen it up?
  6. Thread: Cracked spar

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    I wonder if that split happened during...

    I wonder if that split happened during installation. Bolt through the front fitting and then the wing slipped, dropping the trailing edge and twisting the front spar. I would think such a twist would...
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    Mostly dead. The live ones got the heel of a...

    Mostly dead. The live ones got the heel of a boot. The mice in my traps are usually dead when I remember to check and find them. The ones that are still scratching get a shot of starting fluid under...
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    After watching a hangar neighbor weekly empty...

    After watching a hangar neighbor weekly empty multiple mice from his Victor Tin Cats, I got my own. They catch mice in our hangar and in our ground level apartment.
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    As I read this I think you cannot forget that the...

    As I read this I think you cannot forget that the Chief is not an LSA. It is a certifed aircraft that may be flown by a pilot under the light sport rules. I cannot tell you why but In think that is...
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    I didn't know where he got them from his are...

    I didn't know where he got them from his are ready to install.
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    Of course you all knew about the young newly...

    Of course you all knew about the young newly married mechanic who didn't know the difference between vaseline and window putty?

    Yes, all his windows fell out.
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    Rainbow Ron in Moses Lake sells wood spars for...

    Rainbow Ron in Moses Lake sells wood spars for Aeroncas. Does he sell Piper spars too?
  13. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Couldn't a step drill be used to expand the hole?

    Couldn't a step drill be used to expand the hole?
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    I also have a modified bumper jack. We used...

    I also have a modified bumper jack. We used quarter inch nylon rope through the bungee and cut the loop after the bungee was installed cause we weren't ever gonna get that knot untied. One loop...
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    OK. Showed my ignorance about ILS and GPS. I...

    OK. Showed my ignorance about ILS and GPS. I never got past the map and compass. And we're not running out of fuel- the pilot just passed out before a switch to another tank was necessary so there is...
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    So what can it do if you are not in the vicinity...

    So what can it do if you are not in the vicinity of an airport with ILS? Pilot is incapacitated, selected fuel tank is nearly exhausted, no airport with an ILS within range of remaining fuel,...
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    I shake them before I measure them. Yes really. I...

    I shake them before I measure them. Yes really. I have three champion plugs now from three different airplanes that the center electrode will move in and out. Only the first one was leaking gases...
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    No such AD. It was an inside joke. Some folks...

    No such AD. It was an inside joke. Some folks would just rather work on 18 gear.
  19. I agree with Mike. In my limited experience...

    I agree with Mike. In my limited experience cracks don't run that straight for that far and it doesn't really look like a delamination of a glue joint. If you follow that line does it end at a nail...
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    Whatever happened to that old bicycle? I see a...

    Whatever happened to that old bicycle? I see a new source for a tool.
  21. Years ago the owner of the Cherokee I was...

    Years ago the owner of the Cherokee I was learning to fly cautioned me to look in the fuel hose nozzle before flushing spiders, webs, and bugs into his fuel tanks. Apparently the vermin at that...
  22. Thread: J-4 Cub Coupe

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    If it's like an aeronca oleo and everything is...

    If it's like an aeronca oleo and everything is worn out and broken, the spring will be rattling loose. If most everything is good the spring will be under significant compression.I recall one...
  23. Thread: J-4 Cub Coupe

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    Could you mount it between centers and grind it?

    Could you mount it between centers and grind it?
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    Oh my! So flying gives you a woody? I'm sure...

    Oh my! So flying gives you a woody? I'm sure that's not the flap handle.
  25. So these guys who deregister an aircraft to hide...

    So these guys who deregister an aircraft to hide it from the wife they are divorcing are gonna shoot themselves in the foot.
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