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    Not to confuse it more, When I flew Navajos Part...

    Not to confuse it more, When I flew Navajos Part 135, the flight manifest had two numbers in and out: Block time and flight time. Block time was chock to chock, that is when the airplane moved for...
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    I was able to find new Superior Millennium’s that...

    I was able to find new Superior Millennium’s that were ordered 14 months ago. When I checked Lycomings they were 12-14 months out as well. Very hard to find O-320 new cylinders less than a year...
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    I lost my PA-12 of 34 years N7779H due to a carb...

    I lost my PA-12 of 34 years N7779H due to a carb ice issue on landing and no power for go around. That plane and engine installation made carb ice all of the time, CAVU winter dry air included. It...
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    Stewart, I believe most insurers that do a...

    Stewart,

    I believe most insurers that do a "not-in-motion" coverage such as AVEMCO define it such as its named, and would not include taxiing. I asked once about why, and they said without that...
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    WTB: I threw two non leaking sets in dumpster after...

    I threw two non leaking sets in dumpster after cutting them up.


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    I got mine field approved. 11 pieces of paper but...

    I got mine field approved. 11 pieces of paper but walked into FSDO dropped off the application, had a cup of coffee and picked up signed 337. You need to buy the PA-18 STC and have previously...
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    Thatís not true Gabe. Leasehold fees have been...

    Thatís not true Gabe. Leasehold fees have been reduced for 3 years due to my and others petition to reduce leasehold fees from the CARES Act relief. For the last 10 years the leasehold rates have...
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    Birchwood as a Muni?

    Iíve had an airplane based at Merrill Field since 1973, and owned a hangar there since 2012. Iíd have to disagree that itís poorly managed. There is a check and balance of the Merrill Field User...
  9. Yes Lou, 122.750

    Yes Lou, 122.750
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    Must of missed it. Been living at my bush cabin...

    Must of missed it. Been living at my bush cabin since end of November. Iím in town tomorrow and Sunday, I will try to remember to look for it when Iím in the hangar if you still need it.


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    Itís important to know that the W&B the mechanic...

    Itís important to know that the W&B the mechanic issues from weighing an aircraft to determine the aircraft empty weight and CG is different from the operational W&B used for the pilot to determine...
  12. Why are you using 123.45? 122.725 is the air to...

    Why are you using 123.45? 122.725 is the air to air frequency, and nobody uses it. I laugh because "fingers' is jammed, and nobody on the set aside air-to-air frequency. There are rules and FCC...
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    Here is mine, forgot about the request. 60034 ...

    Here is mine, forgot about the request. 60034


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    Kinda depends whatís under the snow. If hard...

    Kinda depends whatís under the snow. If hard frozen ground itís one thing, if itís water saturated unfroze inlet mud, you canít tell how soft it is with snow over it. Thatís what happened to me. I...
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    My original-12 pod was wider than the current...

    My original-12 pod was wider than the current ones. I know this because my Honda 1000 generator fit better in the original pod turned sideways upright and moved to most forward part of the pod.

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    Not long odds in doing it, learned that a long...

    Not long odds in doing it, learned that a long time ago. I flipped my lightly loaded PA-12 on 30Ē Airstreaks back in the early 80s going duck hunting with 4Ē snow on mudflats. Was testing the snow...
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    Bill Firmin's first pod was for his -12, I'm not...

    Bill Firmin's first pod was for his -12, I'm not sure where the mold went, maybe Bobby Piatt when he finally got all of the Pod business. I had the 3rd one he built for others. No top in the pod,...
  18. The inevitable is getting much closer. In my...

    The inevitable is getting much closer. In my flying career I have seen purple, green and now maybe blue AvGas go away. A key to previous attempts was our past powerful senator "Uncle Ted" Stevens...
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    Meanwhile my payment is on hold, have no way to...

    Meanwhile my payment is on hold, have no way to figure out how to get my money sooner than February 2 since PayPal says since im an infrequent seller. I'm going to Costa Rica so it will be longer...
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    What they are saying it is for the seller. ...

    What they are saying it is for the seller.


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    Thanks Gabe. Buyer could not find that. ...

    Thanks Gabe. Buyer could not find that. However, they are going to make me pay taxes on the item and shipping costs, PLUS their cut of a handling fee, and they have been using our money for 3...
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    PayPal is total ripoff

    Just a note to readers. On a thread about a member looking for a set of hydrosorbs, I sent a private message that I had hydrosorbs and lower legs and we had some conversation and agreed to a...
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    Will try to remember to post a photo tomorrow...

    Will try to remember to post a photo tomorrow when Iím at the hangar.


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    Seaplane Doors

    Hereís some photos of 53M doors. Right hand the same. Field Approval in paperwork. Automotive hatchback pneumatic lift units. ...
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    Interesting Stewart I only use LH door to get in...

    Interesting Stewart I only use LH door to get in and out. I leave the ski hydraulic pump in year round so thereís more room coming in and out on the left side, especially in winter gear and bunny...
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