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    Yep, had a fiber lock on my wheel to spring bolt...

    Yep, had a fiber lock on my wheel to spring bolt 2 summers ago. Had to re-tighten several times on the way to AK. Went into Stoddards and in one of the aisles there was a bin labeled “Cub tailwheel...
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    When my wife got into sewing and quilting, I...

    When my wife got into sewing and quilting, I exhibited some surprise when her new machine rang in at around $4,000. A few months later, she mentioned she was going to buy a surging machine. When I...
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    So great to hear another Alaska aviation legend...

    So great to hear another Alaska aviation legend is still with us and hanging around the airport. Growing up on Merrill Field in the 70ís allowed me to meet many of these men.
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    Crow, just so there’s no misunderstanding I was...

    Crow, just so there’s no misunderstanding I was just telling my bear story. That’s all, nothing more intended...
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    Been around a lot of bears, but the only time I...

    Been around a lot of bears, but the only time I felt the need to deploy a firearm happened so fast, I doubt anything short of a contact shot while the bear was on me would have been possible. Walking...
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    I think the CubCrafters STC covers PA-18’s, and...

    I think the CubCrafters STC covers PA-18’s, and was shown to be compatible with your J-3 with a PA-18 fuel system. Since the STC requires the snorkel caps I think you’d need a variance to remove...
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    Sarcasm???

    Sarcasm???
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    I guess we’re just not good at sarcasm Kurt! Not...

    I guess we’re just not good at sarcasm Kurt! Not the only thing I’m not good at!
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    I guess I didn’t do a good enough job at being...

    I guess I didn’t do a good enough job at being sarcastic..... :)
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    The original post is from 2007.... Hopefully...

    The original post is from 2007.... Hopefully pilots have gotten smarter since then....
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    75% done with 75% left to do! Looks good though!

    75% done with 75% left to do! Looks good though!
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    We bought 3 identical aircraft, consecutive...

    We bought 3 identical aircraft, consecutive serial numbers. We had multiple examples of the same item failing on all 3 aircraft within a week of each other. Lesson learned!
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    Love the “heartbeat” on short final..

    Love the “heartbeat” on short final..
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    Yep, for sure... Years ago we had a 185 go to...

    Yep, for sure... Years ago we had a 185 go to Teslin to help recover an Apache that had made an emergency landing on a frozen lake. Ferrying equipment in, the pilot made a tight “step turn” and...
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    Well, I’ve always used GUMPS in fixed gear...

    Well, I’ve always used GUMPS in fixed gear airplane.
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    I flew a Widgeon, and then spent time with...

    I flew a Widgeon, and then spent time with skywagon8a in a Twin Bee when I moved down to New England. Also got my SES in a Lake. Not sure when or who I learned it from, but the call on downwind was...
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    Flying a G2 into Cairo shortly before hostilities...

    Flying a G2 into Cairo shortly before hostilities broke out in the first gulf war, approach control advised us we had two fast movers at our 10 o’clock moving left to right. After a few seconds we...
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    N250UT.... they put a slash through the zero.....

    N250UT.... they put a slash through the zero.....
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    https://verticalmag.com/news/beta-alia-evtol-helic...

    https://verticalmag.com/news/beta-alia-evtol-helicopter-airlift/
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    Don’t hold back, Bob. Tell us how you really...

    Don’t hold back, Bob. Tell us how you really feel! ;)
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    I found some self adhesive anti slip pads at Home...

    I found some self adhesive anti slip pads at Home Depot that I trimmed to fit and am very happy with them. Couldn’t find a picture of the exact ones, but similar to these.

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    The second Thursday of next week?

    The second Thursday of next week?
  24. One of my favorite stories... The...

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    One of my favorite stories... The major corporation I flew for had to send some important paperwork to one of their largest customers, UPS. Guess how the poor executive assistant sent...
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    If we’re going to call out every pilot that...

    If we’re going to call out every pilot that embellishes a little, well....... What’s that saying, “I’ve told you a zillion times not to exaggerate!”
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