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    The nice thing about selling an airplane is that...

    The nice thing about selling an airplane is that you do not have to sell it to someone that you donít want to. You may find a private buyer who knows the story and loves it, that is also willing to...
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    The very first raffle airplane was a new Cessna....

    The very first raffle airplane was a new Cessna. I donít know the full history but there has been past manufacturer involvement as well as private owner donations of aircraft. Itís always cool when...
  3. Thread: JJ Frey Passes

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    I didnít really ever talk with him but was...

    I didnít really ever talk with him but was introduced in passing a time or two. It was apparent he was quite a guy based on how others spoke of him. Sorry to see the news of his passing, one can only...
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    Sticky: Starbuck, MN (instead of the WAD, sadly)...

    Starbuck, MN (instead of the WAD, sadly) https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211007/a5945ba1e24766b81977aa31185cdbe3.jpg
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    Sticky: Here is at least one Cub at Bowstring for you...

    Here is at least one Cub at Bowstring for you [emoji4] The colors were awesome!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210927/5af7586fc9ef9b115473e001a42f0cea.jpg


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    The C90 is the beeís knees for a J3 or PA-11,...

    The C90 is the beeís knees for a J3 or PA-11, full stop. Every 90 Iíve flown burns less gas than every 85 Iíve ever flown, and outperforms the 85s. Anecdotally, I feel like they were smoother in...
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    Check to see if you have service kit #48...

    Check to see if you have service kit #48 installedóthat is the shimmy dampener kit that others are referencing. Your floats would be right on the cusp of having this incorporated from the factory....
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    Sticky: Where did you fly today?

    Is that the infamous Amy Island I see??


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  9. Thread: oshkosh 2021

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    During exhibit hours, I averaged about an hour...

    During exhibit hours, I averaged about an hour away once a day for combined lunch and bathroom break starting around 1-130 pm. It is surprising how many people I missed during those short times!
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    During exhibit hours, I averaged about an hour...

    During exhibit hours, I averaged about an hour away once a day for combined lunch and bathroom break starting around 1-130 pm. It is surprising how many people I missed during those short times!
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    I havenít walked through all of the buildings...

    I havenít walked through all of the buildings (have barely swung through Hangar C on the way to the restrooms), but do note that the original federal pavilion was demolished after the 2019 event and...
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    Alternate solution:...

    Alternate solution: https://dakotacub.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=101

    It has a straight fitting through the wing root so you donít have to worry about having the fitting too...
  13. Thread: Big Tail

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    I do not see any evidence of a float kit on this...

    I do not see any evidence of a float kit on this airplane. The easy visual cues are windshield V-brace, lifting rings, and big tail, though that isn't fully foolproof. Here's the rundown of float...
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    If by big tail you mean the long-chord rudder...

    If by big tail you mean the long-chord rudder (also requires a vertical stab cap and extended tail cone), those are required components for a float install. Some land plane operators also ordered...
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    I might try to visit New Holstein before...

    I might try to visit New Holstein before Airventure starts, but that depends on any show duties I have (it is guaranteed I will be on the show grounds Monday-Sunday [emoji12]). You can find me at the...
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    As the STC holder, we bear some of the...

    As the STC holder, we bear some of the responsibility for thatóas itís been told to me (and I wasnít around when this modification was developed and certified, so take this with a grain of salt), we...
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    Wipaire Gross Weight Increase

    I mentioned I would post in this in a different thread that is no longer available. This is the text from the Wipaire 2,000 lb. kit installation drawing. There are a few STCs that are specifically...
  18. Thread: Hot Enough

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    At least it is aptly namedÖ [emoji12]

    At least it is aptly namedÖ [emoji12]
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    As Iíve interpreted it from our shop: If the...

    As Iíve interpreted it from our shop: If the floats are installed on the airplane, they are landing gear and they are part of the aircraft annual. If they are getting installed on an airplane, by...
  20. Randy, Thanks for sharing! At the...

    Randy,

    Thanks for sharing!

    At the recommendation some other SC.org members, I added a metal spork to my tie down kit for digging out packed tie downs. This doesnít help with ice but seemed...
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    Globemaster, the comments you are seeing...

    Globemaster, the comments you are seeing regarding the definition of a prebuy are all spot-on. It means different things to different people and leaves a lot of room for interpretation. Itís why the...
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    Congrats on your airplane search! Escrow...

    Congrats on your airplane search!

    Escrow services aren't required but often make things easier for you, and offer protections for both the buyer and seller. They are a neutral third party holding...
  23. Where are you planning to park? Youíll be...

    Where are you planning to park? Youíll be arriving before the NOTAM is in effect, so it will be a regular Class D airport arrival with the normal controllers, and it will be fairly quiet.

    EAA...
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    Amazon does provide logistics and warehouse...

    Amazon does provide logistics and warehouse services. I am told itís pretty reasonable about January-September but you PAY for it October-December.

    I worked on launching e-commerce for aircraft...
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    You may find that owning an airplane moves you up...

    You may find that owning an airplane moves you up on the hangar list tooósometimes a hangar comes up as available but if the person on the list canít fill it with an airplane, it goes to the next...
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