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    Hi, George. I have a ZERO time-fresh annual, 180...

    Hi, George. I have a ZERO time-fresh annual, 180 horse at Birchwood, 115 TT since "new" in 2007. If your neighbor is still looking, please let him know. kaniut@alaska.net (Larry Kaniut) or (Dave at...
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    8 days in AK

    thanks for sharing the pix. enjoyed all, esp. #7 pink "special edition." skylar
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    underseat storage

    DJ, thanks for posting Dan's internet site. I was too lazy to look it up before I posted the previous comment. Not too difficult to remember, eh? And, no, I'm not from Canader. Skylar
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    underseat storage

    Wouldn't it be pretty easy to email Dan at Dan's Aircraft in Anchorage to ask him about the STC, regs, etc.? (He has a website) I've seen a number of fiberglas underseat "buckets" installed in the...
  5. Thread: FWF/160

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    FWF/160

    seeking FWF/160 hp Lycoming convert...anyone have any directions, advice, suggestions? thanks, skylar
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    moose in the yard

    So, Christina, be honest now, you're among flying friends...how often do you enjoy wild turkey as table fare? My goodness, if I had as many as I saw in your pix, I'd be dining regularly on them....
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    moose in yard

    We had a moose in the yard also. A couple of weeks ago a cow moose mosied up to our deck, about 6 feet away. While I was wondering whether she'd walk onto the deck, a white tornado blurred from my...
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    choosing a plane

    Ursa Major Mike,
    Thanks for the interest. Will briefly answer your questions: 1) where I am in the project, 2) whether I can post pix and 3) my recommendations to others.
    First, I've got...
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    Red Tail's fantasy

    Different strokes for different folks. Some great posts. Gives RTail a ton to assimilate. I wanted to add my "dream" comments to many others...I came to Alaska in 1966 for a one-year honeymoon as a...
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    Inlet tragedy

    I have read the thread about the recent downed Cub and wish to thank the contributors...some good stuff. I, too, wish to express my condolences to all concerned.
    I was saddened that night when my...
  11. Thread: Wolf control

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    wolf control

    12 Man,
    Is it true that you busted 30 wolves before you ran out of ammo? Wow. And is there any truth to the rumor that I heard about your Super Cub performance in your PA-12? I heard that you...
  12. Thread: Wolf control

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    wolf control

    Big AK,
    That was both kind and manly of you to apologize. I accept it.
    My comment re: "only good wolf is a dead one" is the extreme opposite of the greenie wienies. As I stated in my post,...
  13. Thread: Wolf control

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    wolf control

    Yo, Nanook.
    I ain't Spanish and I ain't French. So if you expected me to roll over and play dead when you wrote "people like skylar come out of the woodwork," your gun roared but missed the...
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    wolf control

    Big AK,
    Responding to your "that opinion on wolves reeks of a misinformed, extreme view that can't have any positive effect on the whole topic."
    First of all, I'm not misinformed. Talk to as many...
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    wolf control

    Dave, Horray for the rant! Keep it up. The hunters among us need to bring reality to the wienie greenies. I've been in AK since 1966, am about to have my Super Cub airborne and intend to do whatever...
  16. Thread: Flight Helmets

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    helmets

    Randy,
    Thanks for sharing the Ag story. McCurcy has a great sense of humor and, doubltless, "someone" looking over him. Best. Skylar
  17. Thread: Flight Helmets

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    helmets

    Guys,
    Thanks for the helmet input. I re-read the thread again. Two flying friends swear by helmets. I can't go to the specifics because I don't know them however will be shopping soon as my project...
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    what kind of plane

    I enjoyed reading the thread. Before I got carried away and read the posts, I looked at the identifying features that rang a bell with me. I've been looking for a piper and immediately thought it was...
  19. Thread: Wolf control

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    wolf control

    Hmmmm. Can't believe the minimal number of posts on this topic. Maybe there aren't enough flying hunters of Old Yellow Eyes. It's good to hear that some of the aerial predators are reducing the...
  20. Thread: decals etc...

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    Decals

    JPRussell,
    I assume the Yeller Song Bird on your right is your J3? So, what's your history with it? Looked long and hard at most Piper categories from J3-PA14 and was offered an unsurpassable PA18...
  21. Thread: decals etc...

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    decals

    The decal subject kind of went south in a hurry in the discussion of orbs. Hmmm. Family site I guess. I've been working on a wrecked Cub since March in a recognized shop at Merrill Field in Anchor...
  22. Thread: Alaska Highway

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    Alaska Highway

    j.r. & j. d.,
    Thanks for the Alcan input. We have a Garmin 295, all the maps. Will fly to Waston Lake and do the Trench, depending upon weather, or head for Edmonton, Great Falls, Salt Lake and...
  23. Thread: Alaska Highway

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    Alaska Highway

    Two guys per plane will be flying a 180 and 206 from Anchorage to Tucson the first week in Oct. Appreciate input from those who have flown the Alcan. We're not pushing weather and have no time...
  24. Thread: Bear Damage.

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    bear damage

    RE: urine as a deterrent
    I do not tout urine as a cure-all, however the following examples should provide food for thought.

    1. Website bearsmart.com: "Urine: Human male urine can be used...
  25. Thread: Bear Damage.

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    bear damage

    SB,
    Thanks for the headsup on the Sound. Have been as far as Blackstone Bay once...about 20 years ago in a Zodiac. Some day I hope to go for "bambi" out there. Sky
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