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    Every time I hear “Rotax” I smile. In 2005 my...

    Every time I hear “Rotax” I smile. In 2005 my Legend Cub was on display at OSH. Light Sport was pretty new then and most of what was available were composite airframes with Rotax motors from Europe....
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    It is a dilemma. I’m currently underinsured on...

    It is a dilemma. I’m currently underinsured on hull. So do I bring it up and pay a 50% higher premium or let it go. Doesn’t seem to make sense where I am. I have a C170B I bought for $45K. Insured it...
  3. Reservations for shares are called the order...

    Reservations for shares are called the order book. When you plan an IPO you go on the road show tour with your pitch about why it’s a good deal and you take orders. When all is said and done, if you...
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    I trust they have an investment banker working...

    I trust they have an investment banker working with them and the offer to sell shares to us mere mortals is just a nice marketing gesture. Otherwise……..

    Having participated in an IPO ten times the...
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    I knew sooner or later another owner would turn...

    I knew sooner or later another owner would turn up! I sold it to a guy from southern CA. He flew it from LI across the country and called me from the first fuel stop to say “you were right. This is...
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    And here it is: NC50662

    And here it is: NC50662
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    Pete I flew a HKS-7 years ago fo a guy who lost...

    Pete
    I flew a HKS-7 years ago fo a guy who lost his medical. It was a ZKS-7 modified by the factory with a 300 Lycoming and a constant speed prop. Sweet airplane. Landed like a baby carriage like...
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    Sounds like you’re not missing anything. If you...

    Sounds like you’re not missing anything. If you want new or close to new Legend is a good choice. Very well built and strong airframe. Hardly any Service Bulletins on the airframe. Only one that...
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    My Other Plane was…..

    Once in a while I search Google for a number of a plane I used to own. I owned a Great Lakes 2T1A-1 for a few years and sold it around 2005. I came across photos of it when it was used in a photo...
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    Well, remember unless you get an experimental...

    Well, remember unless you get an experimental amateur built version of an AL 18, you are limited to 1320 GW. So two people and camping gear are not in the cards if you want to be legal. I understand...
  11. Thread: What it is?

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    Looks like they might make good beer cans. :-)

    Looks like they might make good beer cans. :-)
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    Not a Super Cub but an RV8 my friend built in...

    Not a Super Cub but an RV8 my friend built in 2004 and sold a few years ago. This pilot may want to consider investing in some lottery tickets after the result of his encounter with power lines....
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    This? ...

    This?

    https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:27-JUN-22,CHALLIS,N1231C

    If you Google “Challis ID plane accident” there is a story.
  14. Thread: An explaiation

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    Not wanting to be a “dead squirrel “ who couldn’t...

    Not wanting to be a “dead squirrel “ who couldn’t make decision as described by Cubdrvr, I’ve decided not to sell now. Thanks for that graphic comparison, I’ve seen a few dead squirrels on the road...
  15. Thread: An explaiation

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    Willie What a tremendous career. If you wrote...

    Willie

    What a tremendous career. If you wrote a book, I’d be first in line to buy it. I’m impressed with the group of folks on this site. Thanks for posting that.
  16. Thread: An explaiation

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    An explaiation

    When I started the thread about fuel prices I had no agenda. But I also didn’t give any background for my statement that I “can’t justify it anymore “ I agree with EVERYONE who commented. Sorry it...
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    It’s just the nature of the beast. First, we...

    It’s just the nature of the beast. First, we don’t know how much the OP weighs. Second don’t know if he has a metal prop or wood prop. Mine was metal. Added about twenty pounds on the nose. Legend...
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    Not unusual. With no one in the back seat that’s...

    Not unusual. With no one in the back seat that’s what it does. What serial number do you have? Later models had an assist spring added to help with that issue. I don’t think it can be retrofitted. I...
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    spot on!

    spot on!
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    Heart Transplant

    Off topic a bit, but a friend just had a heart transplant and he is doing fantastic. Just amazing. He is a volunteer fireman in our town and apparently he’s getting some push back about being able to...
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    “OK the :cool: is supposed to be an 8.” I was...

    “OK the :cool: is supposed to be an 8.”

    I was going to ask, what’s so funny about 8? :-)

    Rich.
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    From 1947 Truck Tire Delivery

    Our local paper had these pictures from 1947. A truck tire delivery from Patchogue LI to Sag Harbor LI, I guess about a one hour drive in those days. Billed as the first truck tire delivery by air in...
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    Happened a lot on the early Legend Cubs. As I...

    Happened a lot on the early Legend Cubs. As I recall they would stick. I think we got new gauges. The first service instruction just said to remove the balls and put some white paper behind the sight...
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    Got my CFII first also. At the time the initial...

    Got my CFII first also. At the time the initial CFI had to be done with the FSDO. Since the double I ride is more straight forward (fewer opportunities to screw up);I did that first then added on...
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    Farmboy just sent you a PM Rich G

    Farmboy

    just sent you a PM

    Rich G
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