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    Now that is funny Gordon. You apparently know the...

    Now that is funny Gordon. You apparently know the area! And thanks to Bob for handling the situation in such a responsible manner. I don’t think I have that gene.
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  3. Thread: Short Approach?

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    I guess I will have to come to my own defense!...

    I guess I will have to come to my own defense! Lightly loaded I tend to fly my 206 like my cub. Asked for a short approach the other day as the controller had a touch and go departure follow me and I...
  4. Awesome Kase. Looks like Montana knows a good one...

    Awesome Kase. Looks like Montana knows a good one when they see 'em.
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    Denis, I sent you an email Gary Drean

    Denis, I sent you an email
    Gary Drean
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    I met Dale at Steve Pierce's and the crab fest....

    I met Dale at Steve Pierce's and the crab fest. Every time I bumped into him, at the Airman's show, in Anchorage, he always remembered my name, had his great welcoming smile, and time for...
  7. Thread: bleeding brakes

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    Best advice I have received for bleeding brakes...

    Best advice I have received for bleeding brakes was from Mark Englerth (Thrustline Mark). I have parking brakes (that I rarely use). Mark said push the brake pedal to the position that you want the...
  8. Thread: "Old" oil

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    I wonder how the camguard folks figure their...

    I wonder how the camguard folks figure their additive package works (combines?) with engine oil. Or is that a different set of additives than the ones that stratify from old oil. I thought the...
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    Bob, My 296 usually takes a long time to find...

    Bob,

    My 296 usually takes a long time to find satellites and has a bad date. I just hit menu and select auto locate. That does the trick. I suspect that the small battery is dead (see above). If...
  10. Thread: They're Here

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    Mine yesterday as well. Every year SJ seems to...

    Mine yesterday as well. Every year SJ seems to out do himself. Don't know where he finds the time. Sure do appreciate all he (and everyone on the site) does. Thanks to you all.

    Gary
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    Jason, I would like to see that sheet also....

    Jason,

    I would like to see that sheet also. The tips of my seaplane prop and getting worn and I wonder now much longer I have before replacement.

    Thanks,

    Gary
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    I was over at Robby Groves place last week (El...

    I was over at Robby Groves place last week (El Cajon, California). He helped me out on a probalem I was having on a cleveland issue. Great guy, great products and Great Company. He mentioned he was...
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    My Two impulse cub starts much easier, hot and...

    My Two impulse cub starts much easier, hot and cold, than my one impulse cub. Also, I don't have to worry about making sure I start on the one mag to avoid a kickback. Only problem I have is the...
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    B&C Starter and ALternator on both of my...

    B&C Starter and ALternator on both of my certified cubs. Perform perfectly. And Bill the owner is one of the "good Guys". If you want to keep your oil cooler up front, Atlee Dodge has STC'd brackets...
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    Randy, As indicated above, I think the secret...

    Randy,

    As indicated above, I think the secret is fuel flow, especially at take-off. I just put a factory reman IO-520 in my C-206, and put a fuel flow guage in at installation. From the factory...
  16. Thread: Restoration

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    Hey Jason, I told Bob that I do indeed have a...

    Hey Jason,

    I told Bob that I do indeed have a SATA but he can only use Stewarts System products in it if he borrows it. I think he us slowly coming over from the dark side.

    Gary
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    Hey Steve, Better late than never. Hopefully...

    Hey Steve,

    Better late than never. Hopefully we can have a place on the site where more of your (and other) handy dandy tools can be purchased. Sure appreciate your willingness to share your...
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    Steve, I am in for two with two long allens....

    Steve,

    I am in for two with two long allens. That way when I am forced to lend mine out I will have a spare.

    Thanks,

    Gary
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    Steve, I have had one on order since I was...

    Steve,

    I have had one on order since I was down there two years ago. I figured that since I didn't make it down there last year you were just going to make me wait until next February and sell it...
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    Thanks everyone for the replys. Yes, I have Slick...

    Thanks everyone for the replys. Yes, I have Slick mags. I won't be able to check the plane until September. It is in Sandpoint, Id. and I can't get back up there for a couple of weeks. I will check...
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    Mike, P.o.p., and Jason. Thanks for the replys. I...

    Mike, P.o.p., and Jason. Thanks for the replys. I was sure it would be a carb problem. I didn't realize faster cranking retards the timing. I installed a B&C started thinking the faster cranking...
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    Hard Starting Cub

    My cub is hard to start when it is warm. Seems to start on one cylinder and just fires on one cylinder for quite a while. If I advance the throttle it may catch but more often seems to load up and...
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    I would think so. When my starter was stuck on...

    I would think so. When my starter was stuck on because of a bad starter button, turning off the master stopped the starter. Seems like it is upstream from the starter button.

    Gary
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    I pushed my starter button and it pushed a bit...

    I pushed my starter button and it pushed a bit into the panel and wouldn't let the starter dis-engage. It had broken and shorted out behind the panel. Replaced and works fine. Something to check.
  25. Thread: Engine sources

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    Stewart, Give Bart a call at Aerosport Power...

    Stewart,

    Give Bart a call at Aerosport Power in Kamloops. http://www.aerosportpower.com/default.htm He built me an O-320, all new ECI parts, certified for less than factory and no core charge....
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