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    ag-pilot----Thank you for the post----geezer Dan

    ag-pilot----Thank you for the post----geezer Dan
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    Skywagon and wire guy----As I mentioned I did NOT...

    Skywagon and wire guy----As I mentioned I did NOT see the parts----only going from what I was told by one of the glider guys----tube had been re-drilled and tube failed---at the drill holes----I...
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    Just a couple weeks ago I looked at a bent...

    Just a couple weeks ago I looked at a bent project for a friend. A 180 H.P.---18A used for glider towing. Was told the horizontal tube failed during a towing take off. Did not see the parts as FAA...
  4. Always have to smile a bit when insurance is the...

    Always have to smile a bit when insurance is the subject. My dear friend/instructor, Glenn Short of Neillsville, Wi. (50) years ago) told me the best insurance is the nut holding the stick..... ;-) ...
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    When I first arrived on the Montana scene, the...

    When I first arrived on the Montana scene, the machine I ran had a 42 foot header as I recall---something called a honey bee or something like that ---Ag-pilot I am sure remembers. When I first...
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    Sorry Cub Doctor---just recalling some better...

    Sorry Cub Doctor---just recalling some better days---AND Mike of Montana----I first ran a combine at Grandin North Dakota WAY back in 1957 (700 miles from my Wyoming home). 7 dollars a day plus board...
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    Just reminiscing ---some of the "good old...

    Just reminiscing ---some of the "good old days"---of not so long ago. More "couch potato" now, than combiner OR aviator.....Those long days in Montana and people/ places beyond GREAT MEMORIES ...
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    Coyote hunter's poor aim with 12 G. on big tires...

    Coyote hunter's poor aim with 12 G. on big tires can be a real repair challenge:roll:
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    Hey---ag-pilot----How's about a nice PA- 12 at...

    Hey---ag-pilot----How's about a nice PA- 12 at 1080#----as you affectionately refer to as "the fat girl"---HA !
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    Spoiled from the git go--first solo 1952...

    Spoiled from the git go--first solo 1952 PA-18--150--very light ---no electrics-- Instructor/owner says battery, starter and gen. all on shelf in the hangar where that HEAVY stuff belongs . 95% of...
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    Yes indeed---The Rubberts have YEARS of...

    Yes indeed---The Rubberts have YEARS of experience and really do an excellent job.---geezer Dan
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    Not sure what the average cruise speed is on...

    Not sure what the average cruise speed is on those rigs, but one beautiful summer evening I caught up with one with my old "12" and with a handful of flaps and a bit of throttle was able to cruise...
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    Hello Fairbanks

    Jonnyo---please check your P.M.s
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    Brings back more good memories---Thanks---good...

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    Thanks for the responses---I see my friend , Jim...

    Thanks for the responses---I see my friend , Jim has stepped up so the middle man (me) will step aside. Jim if you need some welding or gluing---give me a shout.... geezer Dan
  16. Murph story reminds me of a situations about 20 ...

    Murph story reminds me of a situations about 20 years ago. Road construction job in south central Wisconsin. Needed a home for large amount of dirt. Local private airport had a deep gully on one...
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    E-2 cub (1933)

    Have a friend in need of information---drawings---parts--- for serial number "sixty something". He is restoring an E-2 that was severally damaged at Oshkosh some years ago. Ailerons and landing gear...
  18. Brian's post reminds me of my second...

    Brian's post reminds me of my second instructor---Having soloed a nice Super Cub, I moved on up ???? to a nice GCBC and a really good Stearman flying instructor. We would meet for breakfast and have...
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    West to East---North Dakota---156 mph in the old...

    West to East---North Dakota---156 mph in the old "12" ---just glad I wasn't trying to go west----Then there was the old T-cart from Denver Front Range to New Richmond, Wi.---147 mph all the way:smile:
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    Wendy: You have had your 12 for a while...

    Wendy: You have had your 12 for a while now---care to share total hours you have now flown it---????----
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    OH !!!!! How I miss Paul Harvey---perhaps we...

    OH !!!!! How I miss Paul Harvey---perhaps we would get the "rest of the [stories]" :roll:
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    Hey supilot----you mention rodents-----My first...

    Hey supilot----you mention rodents-----My first PA-12 (40 years ago) had been a hangar queen for several years in a marginal hangar. All looked fine except for old fabric. Thinking, now all I have...
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    Kevin: Just look at the smile on that little gals...

    Kevin: Just look at the smile on that little gals face ! Go get a litter box---be nice to kitty---take kitty to the vet to get "detuned" so you don't have 10 new cats--have your little girl learn...
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    Steve: have been thinking of all the simple tasks...

    Steve: have been thinking of all the simple tasks we take for granted ---now suddenly---a BIG challenge Thanks to all for kind words and phone calls. Dave ????? SJ ???? not sure who is...
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    Thanks Dave ---as an old friend says---this too...

    Thanks Dave ---as an old friend says---this too will pass !!!!!
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