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  1. Alex: I did not like the previous air gizmo...

    Alex:

    I did not like the previous air gizmo mount I had for a previous Garmin and was looking for an alternative. The Guardian is very well made and my only complaint would be the wiring is a...
  2. Here is the direction I went on the panel for the...

    Here is the direction I went on the panel for the 180. VFR guy on skis and floats and I hate a loose ipad in the cockpit.

    ADS B out to me was a no brainer with the Uavionics Skybeacon wing tip...
  3. From RAF site Montana State Law Concerning...

    From RAF site

    Montana State Law Concerning Landing on Public Roads

    The following is taken directly from the Montana Code;

    MCA 67-1-204 (3) Lawfulness of Flight and Landings:

    "Aircraft...
  4. What are your state's road use policy for aircraft?

    I would like to put together some research on this issue. I have a friend who was dinged a number of years back for landing his aircraft on a road at a construction site. The State Trooper tagged...
  5. Any snow and runway updates would be...

    Any snow and runway updates would be appreciated......cold day but should be doable with a little warm chili.


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  6. No Quitters allowed

    Well it was cold but we got it in the books. Weather in MSP area was in the trees most of the day with snow and mist. We got a few out of there, but many couldn't get out.

    Those who did make it...
  7. Just arrived back to base in 180. It is cold but...

    Just arrived back to base in 180. It is cold but we have a good set up for cold ops. The menu had a slab of Prime Rib added to bait the masses into braving the cold.

    We will have some strategic...
  8. Traffic looks like we will be landing to NW. ...

    Traffic looks like we will be landing to NW. 122.90 for traffic and ice runway guys roll to end use turn around to enter parallel taxi way back to ramp area and we have parking folks there to help...
  9. McGregor...Iverson KHZX...about 5 SW has...

    McGregor...Iverson KHZX...about 5 SW has fuel....if you land there make a pass and call for pick up on 122.9....we can come get you asap


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  10. Wheel runway plowed and ready...Menu finalized

    OK arrived at the base yesterday and began to get it set up.

    Snow and runway conditions:

    About a foot to 18 inches of powder with a crusty base. It does not pack really well but I will drag...
  11. A group of us tried to get to Horseshoe Lake this...

    A group of us tried to get to Horseshoe Lake this weekend but weather turned us back at the north end of Mille Lacs. Snow at Twin Pines was pretty crappy with lots of ice and not too much powder to...
  12. As Steve said above, he and I had a conversation...

    As Steve said above, he and I had a conversation after this thread blew up. He has told me he is going to go away from the landing gear bracket set up.

    Trick Air is going to pay for my...
  13. Don't think they are going anywhere they bolt...

    Don't think they are going anywhere they bolt through into the gear shims. The two visible bolts are just to hold two brackets together. Mechanic was very happy with the mounting system compared to...
  14. Trick Air Alpine 3000 install on my Cessna 180

    I had new skis installed over the holiday break and took them out for the first go on snow today. I am an admitted newbie on skis with limited experience, but I really thought they got up and on top...
  15. Couple weeks to go. Snow report: We had...

    Couple weeks to go.

    Snow report:

    We had about 2 feet of snow post Christmas followed this week by a warm up. That means what was there has likely collapsed and is pretty firm. Good news for...
  16. Group Liability Insurance for Private Airports

    I have been looking at insurance for my Seaplane Base and tripped on a group policy being offered by the Virginia Airstrip Owners Association.

    Here is a link to their coverage info: ...
  17. Trick Air Ski Plane fly-in at Jackson Seaplane Base McGregor, MN set for January 26th, 2019

    4th year and hoping we have the same weather we had last year.

    We are still working on details at this point but we already have 7 inches of ice on the lake so we should be a go on that aspect.
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    Make sure you have the right rings installed. ...

    Make sure you have the right rings installed. Just had chrome rings on a steel barrel on a jug that I had squawked on a pre-buy for replacement. 1st annual and the cylinder was dead. Buldoc caught...
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    I owned a 185 with 2790's and now a 180H with...

    I owned a 185 with 2790's and now a 180H with 2870's and have spent time in airplanes with two of the best float instructors around Waldo Anderson and Mark Mathison. Mark taught me to not just use...
  20. I talked to Doc about this on the phone but here...

    I talked to Doc about this on the phone but here are some of the takeaways from my event....good and bad.

    Good: A plowed runway gets more airplanes and people to attend. The number one question...
  21. I had a ton on non-Blue-Ray DVD's of The...

    I had a ton on non-Blue-Ray DVD's of The Flightline that I included in the swag bags. If you want to see some updated stuff we also have it Amazon Prime. Get to Doc's fly ni this weekend. Colder...
  22. That's a wrap

    Whew....that was a day. Amazing weather and great people with really cool toys make for a lot of fun.

    Before I get all wispy and thank everyone I want to put a dropbox link up for pics.

    Click...
  23. Rumors are flying that the leading candidate for...

    Rumors are flying that the leading candidate for the prize for longest arrival is an internet maven and asked for green M&Mís and no autographs from locals......stay tuned for an update on his...
  24. We are here sunup to sundown so come when ready...

    We are here sunup to sundown so come when ready on Saturday.....I have plow coming in the morning (Friday) and we will get runway set up. I will update here on what we end up with but it should be...
  25. 48123 Lily Avenue McGregor,MN is physical...

    48123 Lily Avenue McGregor,MN is physical address.....65 to Goshawk to Lily and look for Jackson Seaplane Base sign on left....


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