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    You guys with the stock bench seat in the back of...

    You guys with the stock bench seat in the back of your 180...
    check out the seat belt attach.
    Yup, attaches to the seat itself.
    Dunno if there's any good mod to rectify that,
    other than jump...
  2. Darn politicians keep trying to change that....

    Darn politicians keep trying to change that. :evil:
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    Pponk's tip speed calculator says 428 mph (.56...

    Pponk's tip speed calculator says 428 mph (.56 mach) on a standard temp day.
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    You might try Jerry Meyers Aviation in Montana...

    You might try Jerry Meyers Aviation in Montana 888-893-3301 mtaviation@latmt.com
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    Blowing hot air up your pant leg... is that...

    Blowing hot air up your pant leg...
    is that anything like blowing smoke up your ***?
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    Don't forget to post a photo of that new panel,...

    Don't forget to post a photo of that new panel, Ben!

    ~Eric
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    https://www.faa.gov/aircraft/gen_av/harness_kits/m...

    https://www.faa.gov/aircraft/gen_av/harness_kits/media/shoulderpolicy.pdf
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    I think if you keep the airplane doors closed,...

    I think if you keep the airplane doors closed, you'll be fine.
    The old (!) tin building that houses the airplane shop on my airport
    was allegedly moved here from Sandpoint NAS on Lake Washington...
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    I seem to recall a post not long ago (with pics)...

    I seem to recall a post not long ago (with pics) where someone else did something like this also.
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    Personally if i was going to the trouble to add...

    Personally if i was going to the trouble to add lights to the other wing,
    I'd just put the double lights on both sides.
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    I've never compared them side by side, but I'd...

    I've never compared them side by side, but
    I'd think the alternating left-and-right would provide more apparent "movement" to catch your attention.
    My first experience seeing flashing landing...
  12. A buddy of mine used to live in Oregon, and still...

    A buddy of mine used to live in Oregon, and still maintains a home there.
    He avoids registering his aircraft in Washington (and incurring the same-rate-as-sales-tax use tax)
    by parking his...
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    Oops, yiure correct. I got an email from Ryan at...

    Oops, yiure correct. I got an email from Ryan at uAvionix after i pre-ordered a tailbeacon, i thought he had said they were waiting on a pma. I just looked up the old email & he did say they were...
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    Ive seen people that wigwag the two-light...

    Ive seen people that wigwag the two-light fixtures,
    but I've heard that wigwagging two lights right next to each other results in what from a distance looks like a single light thats on steady.
    I...
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    I don't agree. PMA = Parts Manufacture Authority....

    I don't agree. PMA = Parts Manufacture Authority. My take is that this is for production only.
    For example, not long ago uAvionix had to wait quite a while for the PMA for their Tailbeacon.
    Once...
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    I'd like to hear this position expanded on. I...

    I'd like to hear this position expanded on.
    I installed a G5 in my C180 a few years ago,
    per the FAA policy statement.
    I asked my IA buddy who did the paperwork for me on that one
    about...
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    I was a passenger in a Stearman crash last year,...

    I was a passenger in a Stearman crash last year,
    took the stick (or something) in the ribs & was in a lotta pain(!).
    Medics weren't sure what was damaged so they medivac'd me to Seattle.
    First...
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    An existing field-approved 337 can be used to...

    An existing field-approved 337 can be used to document "accepted data",
    whether or not that helps you actually get a new field approval depends on your inspector and/or FSDO.
    FWIW I've heard that a...
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    https://generalaviationnews.com/2020/01/15/new-gar...

    https://generalaviationnews.com/2020/01/15/new-garmin-gi-275-replaces-several-legacy-flight-instruments/?utm_source=General+Aviation+News&utm_campaign=ddfcd5d3a0-TPOA-20200116&utm_medium=email&utm_ter...
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    FWIW a buddy of mine had a Luscombe with old...

    FWIW a buddy of mine had a Luscombe with old "irish linen" cover on the wings--
    the fabric was fine, even after many many years, but the (cotton?) stitching was failing.
    It (rightfully) made him...
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    My thoughts: 1) don't wreck it 2) and/or carry...

    My thoughts:
    1) don't wreck it
    2) and/or carry hull insurance
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    Read FAA policy statement PS-ACE-23-08...

    Read FAA policy statement PS-ACE-23-08
    http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgPolicy.nsf/0/6A24902AE5F1AEAC86257EC1005B2FBC?OpenDocument&Highlight=ps-ace-23-08
  23. Thread: Tool Advice

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    Slick! I discovered that the Craftsman 3/8"...

    Slick!

    I discovered that the Craftsman 3/8" drive deep socket that I used for Champion plugs didn't work on the Tempest plugs.
    (or was it the other way around?)
    I ended up buying a special...
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    Funny story-- I had the Continental C145 from my...

    Funny story-- I had the Continental C145 from my old C170 overhauled at an engine shop in Oroville WA named Flying Colors Aviation.
    Owner Jessie Clark's thing, along with a "custom built for..."...
  25. I know a guy who uses steel filing cabinets....

    I know a guy who uses steel filing cabinets.
    Each drawer is for a particular type(s) of hardware.
    he uses cutdown 1 qt oil bottles to keep the various sizes separated.
    At least one other person...
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