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    He sold it!! He is having withdrawals from...

    He sold it!! He is having withdrawals from speed!!

    We spent some river bank time together this summer, had to pull his chain a bit.
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    seatbelts to the frame anyway, no questions...

    seatbelts to the frame anyway, no questions asked!!
  3. Thread: Ski Springs

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    I don't remember, sorry.

    I don't remember, sorry.
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    Years ago I was talking to Atlee about ski...

    Years ago I was talking to Atlee about ski springs. He told me he had taken an older bungee to a spring shop and had them build a spring with the came amount of tension strength in all distances of...
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    I fly to get away from the phone. Maybe consider...

    I fly to get away from the phone. Maybe consider not taking the calls!!

    Or are you consulting for Tom now and need to be in touch all the time?
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    SC.org network is probably the best anti-scam...

    SC.org network is probably the best anti-scam group around.

    Post where the engine is, and I bet someone will head there to check on things for you quicker than you can pump a set of 35's with a...
  7. This is the exact scenario that gets REALLY...

    This is the exact scenario that gets REALLY expensive. Go to bolt on gear that are supposed to fit, only to find that the attach fittings are not quite right...

    Good luck, and I will keep my eyes...
  8. Put me in Coach, I'm ready to pay... today! ...

    Put me in Coach, I'm ready to pay... today!

    Nice shot of the Bat Cave! All we have here are Eagles, Eagles and more Eagles. If you know anyone that wants to take pictures of Eagles, send them my...
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    Is it possible that you just did not have a...

    Is it possible that you just did not have a permission slip from your wife?:-P:-P:-P


    Now that you are married we can rib you for new stuff!
  10. I am going to explain as if buying a plane is new...

    I am going to explain as if buying a plane is new to you... please don't be offended.

    Your post I quoted states that an A&P just did an annual- was he working for you, or the present owner? Has he...
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    A big factor with floats is the condition/wear of...

    A big factor with floats is the condition/wear of the bottoms. Without getting a look at the bottoms it is hard to make a judgement.

    Another question would be where where these made? Chinese ones...
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    Barnstormer, don't you need to learn how to fly...

    Barnstormer, don't you need to learn how to fly first? Or will the wife be showing you up on that also?
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    That depends on the office... The attach fittings...

    That depends on the office... The attach fittings should all be identical. Call Aerocet and talk to them, they might be happy to help you get the STC done, as it will make future owners able to do...
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    Desser tires- I believe that Seaplanes North was...

    Desser tires- I believe that Seaplanes North was working on an STC.

    Sidewalls between Goodyear POS blimp tires and Bushwheels, but should wear well.

    If you go with the blimp 26" tires, glue...
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    Let me think about this... you went to the Crowe...

    Let me think about this... you went to the Crowe Bar ranch... I bet you talked with a couple of his flying neighbors.

    Possible that is it Bullsh!t and not grease?:-P

    Are there pink sticky...
  16. Congratulations Ted! Great looking spot, bet...

    Congratulations Ted!

    Great looking spot, bet camping was a good time.
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    My memory was that we started installing 2 meter...

    My memory was that we started installing 2 meter radios that had the programing possibilities Web mentions above instead of a standard 'Marine' VHF.

    Lots of float operators have discrete...
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    Good point about force vs. alignment. Punches...

    Good point about force vs. alignment.

    Punches or screw drivers are to put in with rough alignment, was not intending to imply banging the heck out of bolts... but if they are bent sometimes that...
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    Been said, but: Bullets! new bolts ...

    Been said, but:
    Bullets!

    new bolts

    deadblow hammer

    patients

    Tie the tail to keep the plane from spinning
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    Cool story! Can not wait until you can post the...

    Cool story! Can not wait until you can post the picture for us to see.
  21. With a little more tequila, it won't matter8) ...

    With a little more tequila, it won't matter8)


    Watching others with OCD look over planes, the spots people really notice are where lines intercept windows, cowls and edges. Make sure the bolt...
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    Well, not exactly. This is why it it important...

    Well, not exactly.

    This is why it it important to read your POH.

    Example: my Maule requires both engine driven gear pump and electric fuel pump to be installed and working. The only time you...
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    Well, not going to get out of Alaska to come...

    Well, not going to get out of Alaska to come down, but there are about 40 Cohos under the bridge 400 yards from my house. Maybe I can just send some of those to you and make you smile anyway!!
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    FS: Why would you sell this??? What a great sounding...

    Why would you sell this??? What a great sounding bird.
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    Drake at Earth Center here in Haines runs a set....

    Drake at Earth Center here in Haines runs a set.

    I watched him take off last spring and the skis looked like they were pitched way nose up with the wheels down... so wonder how they fly as far as...
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