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    I installed the beef up kit in my A185f (73)...

    I installed the beef up kit in my A185f (73) several years ago and would do it again. It will stop minor mishaps for causing major accidents. Second if the gear box tears out , you have had a serious...
  2. Thread: Calsigns!

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    We had a call sign for the unit and numbers which...

    We had a call sign for the unit and numbers which were assigned by your job,ie. Saber 41 as a PLT. Leader, another unit we were aardvark,lol. The guys with special names in the Army were really...
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    Hard working people for sure. We just bought a...

    Hard working people for sure. We just bought a Golden Retriever from a Amish family, nice people and honest.
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    A friend of mine at the last airline I flew for...

    A friend of mine at the last airline I flew for got hit in the eye’s and it went thru his bi-focal and permanently blinded him in one eye. That was after several tours in RSVN some scumbags got him...
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    Great memories, first flying job after...

    Great memories, first flying job after instructing was in a Beech 18. The C-47 also gave me a flashback, jumped out of one and the pilots didn’t seem to pull back the left engine when we left,WOW...
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    We are looking at a fly-in gravel bar lunch this...

    We are looking at a fly-in gravel bar lunch this Sat. Or Sunday depending on the WX. Matt has a landing area marked on a bar in the river just north of the Northville bridge. I’ll post more in a day...
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    As said above, anything you need for sure strap...

    As said above, anything you need for sure strap it to your self. If the wreck burns or sinks you have what is hooked to you.
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    My buddy in Anc. Has two neighbors the went there...

    My buddy in Anc. Has two neighbors the went there and tried to catch the monster they had Huge hooks ropes etc. , didn’t get him,lol.
  9. Thread: Mag issues

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    I just did both mags on a IO-540 in a Maule. The...

    I just did both mags on a IO-540 in a Maule. The aircraft had around 500 hours TT and is nearly 20 years old. This plane is on floats and has been most of its life. Slick’s on it. So as in most cases...
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    You might also look around in the Wilmington...

    You might also look around in the Wilmington area, there were a lot of A&P’s at AirBorne that worked on small aircraft on the side. That doesn’t look too bad, may get away just opening the fabric a...
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    I stopped in to visit Will Rediske (RIP) and...

    I stopped in to visit Will Rediske (RIP) and George N. And got my 185 tail wheel stuck in the Sand and needed the gang to get it out. Bought a new wide set up right after that. It really hits the old...
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    Call Airframes Alaska and ask them for the...

    Call Airframes Alaska and ask them for the paperwork and STC. They will also tell you to find a A&P/ IA to install it and fill out a 337 and send it to the FAA.
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    I have the PDR tools and use it to pull small...

    I have the PDR tools and use it to pull small dents in skins etc. it’s not designed for anything as thick as a strut. Also it’s not as simple as hot glue gun and some glue. There are several glues...
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    Scott my best advise is to sit down and make a...

    Scott my best advise is to sit down and make a list of everything that is being discussed and go Thur them one at a time and make notes. That way you won’t be shotgunning .
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    Look at the difference between the -18 -12’s , i...

    Look at the difference between the -18 -12’s , i can’t remember the difference but it might give you an idea how it will fly.
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    I fly a UC-1 TwinBee and don’t think docking...

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    Had a lot of fun flying in Italy, great place....

    Had a lot of fun flying in Italy, great place. The controllers were so laid back as opposed to say France,lol.my favorite quota from a controller near Rome” you don’ta climb, you don’ta descend, I...
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    50846 I think this has the tube

    50846 I think this has the tube
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    Hey Glen , I just looked at my 12 frame and there...

    Hey Glen , I just looked at my 12 frame and there isn’t and tube’s. Could you send a ruff drawing of where to add them. Glad I saw this before I Got any further.
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    I don’t get why you would put that much effort...

    I don’t get why you would put that much effort and money into fixing a wire when chances are others are ready to go also and it’s under five hundred for new wires. Also you can damage the mags wire...
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    I sent a report in for that bad post.

    I sent a report in for that bad post.
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    I have a damaged Pacer in my hangar and have been...

    I have a damaged Pacer in my hangar and have been talking about putting Maule Spring steel gear on it. Anybody seen that done? The 160HP MX-7-160 on spring gear is the nicest handling tail wheel...
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    ANC FAA put out a letter in ref. To that...

    ANC FAA put out a letter in ref. To that encouraging just that.
  24. Denny, I wouldn’t recommend a Pacer to any new...

    Denny, I wouldn’t recommend a Pacer to any new tailwheel pilot for flying in the bush in Alaska. First they aren’t all that strong of an airframe. Also they are very prone for ground handling...
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    Ed is Jack an English Shepherd? Looks like our...

    Ed is Jack an English Shepherd? Looks like our Kayla.5019350193
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