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  1. Thread: Tablets

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    The 3G has a "real" GPS chipset and it works...

    The 3G has a "real" GPS chipset and it works reasonably well low and slow, at least for most people. And not so well in anything with a heated windshield, ie. Jets or some other FIKI aircraft.

    The...
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    +1 agree Disconnect the battery and put it in...

    +1 agree

    Disconnect the battery and put it in a cool place and on a "automatic" float charger, NOT a TRICKLE charger. Or, check it periodically and top it off with a low amperage charge anytime it...
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    "Fake"? :lol:

    "Fake"? :lol:
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    MTV Yeah, I didn't really mean talking to each...

    MTV

    Yeah, I didn't really mean talking to each individual "Fighter". God knows there busy enough without having to listen to another radio.My thought was to get on guard and communicate with...
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    Bill Any advice, when penetrating a Hot MOA is...

    Bill

    Any advice, when penetrating a Hot MOA is unavoidable?

    When ATC is not "handling" the flight, would a position report in the blind on "guard" help in any meaningful way?
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    Oh I get it now. My being unfamiliar with your...

    Oh I get it now. My being unfamiliar with your area changes everything and relieves you from acting responsibly. How hard is to find out if the MOA is hot and then make an informed decision?
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    Well, that's the problem Stewart. Everybody...

    Well, that's the problem Stewart. Everybody training in the HOT MOA now has to "go your way" too.
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    Well it's certainly within your right to do so....

    Well it's certainly within your right to do so. And it's legal but that doesn't make it a great idea, let alone a smart one either. In fact it's really pretty dangerous, from everything I've been...
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    Stewart, So you just "go", hot or cold,...

    Stewart,

    So you just "go", hot or cold, wherever you like, is that right? Are you talking to anyone, ATC or a Military Controller?
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    Stewart I've always heard, at least...

    Stewart

    I've always heard, at least anecdotally, that leaving it continuously on the thermostat was not good for the engine. The theory goes, continual cycling of heating up the oil/moisture/air...
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    Thanks to everyone who replied.

    Thanks to everyone who replied.
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    NAPA Oil Pad Heaters

    Hey, what is the preferred size pad oil heaters for an 0320?
    Napa has them from 25 to 500 watts, and everything in between. I'm located in the Mid-Atlantic and rarely see anything less than 20...
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    What is the "normal/standard" % for the Micro VG...

    What is the "normal/standard" % for the Micro VG installation?
  14. Thread: P-Ponk ?????

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    Stewart I'll confess that it probably will be...

    Stewart

    I'll confess that it probably will be somewhat different for you guys up there in Alaska, where you experience much colder "normal" temps. To the point that adding carb heat may even...
  15. Thread: P-Ponk ?????

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    BTW, did anybody notice this thread has been...

    BTW, did anybody notice this thread has been resurrected from 2004? :wink:
  16. Thread: P-Ponk ?????

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    SJ, Hey, leave the carb heat on, or at...

    SJ,




    Hey, leave the carb heat on, or at least partially on, so that intake temperature is well out of the freezing range. Your not going to ingest anything at any reasonable altitude, so...
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    Offered without comment. ...

    Offered without comment.

    http://www.pacaf.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101214-048.pdf

    RIP
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    Sickening feeling watching the nose start to...

    Sickening feeling watching the nose start to "fall through" the horizon, at that altitude you just know the outcome won't be good.

    Eerily similar to the B-52 crash back in the 90's, when "they"...
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    All good suggestions. By "beefing it up" this...

    All good suggestions.

    By "beefing it up" this last time we fabricated a NEW one out of heavier, thicker stock and filled in as much of the "web" areas that we could.

    Have been back forth with...
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    Well, that eventually is the plan but, this...

    Well, that eventually is the plan but, this generator is still going strong and can't make myself spend the money to switch.
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    Cracked Generator Bracket......Again!

    The generator bracket on my PA-12 is cracked again, for the 3rd or 4th time now in as many years. Keeps cracking where the bracket attaches to the aft bolt on the generator. We've beefed it up each...
  22. Thread: PA-12 Fuel Tank

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    You won't, actually you can't, it's not possible....

    You won't, actually you can't, it's not possible. The Wag Aero tanks may be a pound or two lighter than the "stock" tanks, tops.

    Been down this road several times. He also used to claim "30 lbs...
  23. Thread: PA-12 Fuel Tank

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    My 12 came with 1 stock Ternplate Tank and the...

    My 12 came with 1 stock Ternplate Tank and the other had been replaced with an "Air Energy" Aluminum, no longer around I don't think.

    Both leaked within the first year or two and I fixed each one...
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    Re: Marvel Schebler Nozzle Sizes

    Offered without comment.

    http://hitecindustries.com/carb/re-jet.htm
  25. Thread: Intake Leak???

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    Missed it before, thanks.

    Missed it before, thanks.
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