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    From the perspective of a Skywagon guy..... 29"...

    From the perspective of a Skywagon guy..... 29" Air Hawks on 10" ABW wheels can be run pretty low on pressure with ABW's improved bead. Not Bushwheel soft but lots of operators use Air Hawks...
  2. Thread: 35s

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    Do you mean 29" Air Hawks?

    Do you mean 29" Air Hawks?
  3. Thread: 35s

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    Interesting that yours are 6# lighter than mine...

    Interesting that yours are 6# lighter than mine in the pic on the previous page of this thread.
  4. I'm sorry to hear about your struggles. I'd think...

    I'm sorry to hear about your struggles. I'd think MGL could diagnose your problem from your description. Side story- I was struggling with a function on my G3X and was frustrated enough to call tech...
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    I know several folks who were affected by the...

    I know several folks who were affected by the weather last week and some lost mist of what they owned. None has asked for anything. Your comment is not a statement about anyone that was impacted by...
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    Wife face timed this evening as she got back to...

    Wife face timed this evening as she got back to TX. 75* and lovely on the back porch. Texas winter. Still cold and slick
    here in AK!
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    My Atlas shoes work great. Too great for current...

    My Atlas shoes work great. Too great for current conditions!
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    Funny you say that. I'm thinking of buying some...

    Funny you say that. I'm thinking of buying some smaller, more maneuverable shoes this week. The snow in the valley this year is layers of snow and icy crust. I could stay on top with smaller shoes...
  9. I don’t understand your EFIS display in the pics....

    I don’t understand your EFIS display in the pics. What MP are you seeing?
  10. I’ll admit I’m curious about your prop. Very...

    I’ll admit I’m curious about your prop. Very interesting.
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    My house and the daughter’s house did fine. Not a...

    My house and the daughter’s house did fine. Not a single issue between us. Our offices didn’t fare so well. Somebody turned the water off at the meter or it would have been much worse. We have...
  12. What cruise speeds are you seeing?

    What cruise speeds are you seeing?
  13. Thread: 35s

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    I haven’t bought any 31s for almost 15 years so I...

    I haven’t bought any 31s for almost 15 years so I can’t say. Maybe Crash Jr will chime in.
  14. Thread: 35s

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    A mounted 35 w/ rotor is 59.4#. A mounted 29 w/...

    A mounted 35 w/ rotor is 59.4#. A mounted 29 w/ rotor is 40#, so a 31 should be 43#. A mounted 29” Air Hawk is 50#, in case anyone wonders.
  15. A buddy disassembles, packs, and reassembles...

    A buddy disassembles, packs, and reassembles aerobatic planes for competitions abroad. He packs the containers as if they may be laid on the side or upside down, because that’s what it takes to...
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    Funny like a couple of summers ago in AK when...

    Funny like a couple of summers ago in AK when temps were in the 90s for two weeks!
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    All the overhead plumbing I’ve seen is PEX. Give...

    All the overhead plumbing I’ve seen is PEX. Give it some air space and all’s good. Rinnai water heaters on the outside wall? Different story. I think mine survived this time. My neighbor’s in the...
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    Strategically placed? Turn the water off and open...

    Strategically placed? Turn the water off and open the petcocks on the exterior. Problem solved.
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    I like that clip. It illustrates why gear bolts...

    I like that clip. It illustrates why gear bolts get bent. The deflection and deformation of the tires at takeoff speed is impressive.
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    Here's Adam. This looks pretty benign because of...

    Here's Adam. This looks pretty benign because of the suspension!

    https://youtu.be/TpvXNPMhVYQ
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    Adam, put your video up. That one's pretty...

    Adam, put your video up. That one's pretty impressive. Not many guys will do that with their planes.
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    Clearly TX has capacity for hot summer weather...

    Clearly TX has capacity for hot summer weather and full-on air conditioner use so we've wondered WTF as my house has been on a one hour on/6 hours off blackout schedule for days. Here's the best...
  23. Thread: iPhone mount

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    I've never had an iDevice overheat in Alaska even...

    I've never had an iDevice overheat in Alaska even with full exposure to sun, but when its warm I have every vent open so air is moving. On the dash on a hot day in west Texas or on the beach in...
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    In my area the water utility asked everyone to do...

    In my area the water utility asked everyone to do that days ago but now the system water pressure is too low and they're begging people to close their faucets. What northerners don't realize is that...
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    5° at my house in College Station the night...

    5° at my house in College Station the night before last. Not a big deal for an AK boy but a very serious problem for TX infrastructure and construction. Alternating between freezing rain and snow as...
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