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    Heat weakens the compound. Remove when still hot...

    Heat weakens the compound. Remove when still hot as strength can return when cooled.

    Gary
  2. I'm not an expert in flying SP IFR with current...

    I'm not an expert in flying SP IFR with current equipment in Alaska. I've survived not a lot - about 8K hrs - over 47 years in Alaska on a variety of gear by respecting the limitations of various...
  3. Anything would be better than having no outlook....

    Anything would be better than having no outlook. Pyrocumulus clouds generated from large updrafts associated with intense fires are common problems in summer. Unless the smoke spread is widespread...
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    If I had that I'd poke the material to see if...

    If I had that I'd poke the material to see if it's rubbery (like RTV) or hard (like bearing or stud mounting goo). Then as suggested try high test alcohol and/or heat.

    Gary
  5. Imbedded TRW'S - That's where a ADS-B or SIRIUSXM...

    Imbedded TRW'S - That's where a ADS-B or SIRIUSXM WX compatible receiver would come in handy. Find and avoid the bumps and precipitation. Flying smoke is interesting...good vertical vis at times with...
  6. Add all the com or nav gadgets you want plus...

    Add all the com or nav gadgets you want plus pitot heat...once iced (mostly rime, but) how does your plane fly, can you find warm air, and how well can you defrost the window with cabin heat? Best to...
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    On another C-185 I rode with a really long time...

    On another C-185 I rode with a really long time 135 pilot several times. He was an A&P and did his own maintenance except that which required an IA. Even in calm air he would continuously rock the...
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    Thanks Mike I recalled that event - the pilot's...

    Thanks Mike I recalled that event - the pilot's (DS?) story was horrific. There's always the potential for aileron imbalance but not everyone knows to check them for open rear openings during...
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    Paint over paint? Odd way to refurbish an...

    Paint over paint? Odd way to refurbish an aircraft today. Not disputing it just curious. Should be confirmed as source of red.

    Gary
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    There's a local Bearhawk side-side parked...

    There's a local Bearhawk side-side parked locally. Never seen it fly and waiting.

    Gary
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    Any ideas on the wing failure yet? Control...

    Any ideas on the wing failure yet? Control flutter for the right wing near the yellow arc? It's sad event.

    Gary
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    If you look at the picture of the Copper Valley...

    If you look at the picture of the Copper Valley wreckage (ref in #2123), there appears to be some red color transfer (ski paint or vegetation?) near the N-number and fuselage crack. The Canadian...
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    Since Post#10 I found my G-660 had a quick way to...

    Since Post#10 I found my G-660 had a quick way to add waypoints and measure distance - once on and GPS constellations located tap power on/off button then push Add Waypoint on upper right touchscreen...
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    Pacer with a stretched or Dakota Cub wing = nice!...

    Pacer with a stretched or Dakota Cub wing = nice!

    Gary
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    ^yes^ plus floats can develop a hull speed below...

    ^yes^ plus floats can develop a hull speed below flying speed when finally on the step beyond which further acceleration requires a reduction in water drag, added lift, or lots more power. W/O some...
  16. Thread: Garmin 396

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    A year ago last Fall a friend went moose hunting...

    A year ago last Fall a friend went moose hunting in his new PA-18 on floats. The story (somewhat confusing) goes he dropped off a camp on a remote river and flew south to an airstrip to pickup a...
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    Here's lots of choices in safety wire - hard to...

    Here's lots of choices in safety wire - hard to soft> https://www.mcmaster.com/safety-wire/

    Gary
  18. Thread: Garmin 396

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    Turning up the brightness to 100% during days...

    Turning up the brightness to 100% during days helps see the 660 screen. There's a manual or automatic brightness option. It senses ambient light and adjusts itself if desired. Tapping the Power...
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    Text size (Ref Post #6) can be adjusted on the...

    Text size (Ref Post #6) can be adjusted on the Aera 660 for some features. Select: Tools-Setup-Map then touch the Map icon to the right of the display. Under "Airport" and "Navaid" text size is user...
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    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?5903...

    https://www.supercub.org/forum/showthread.php?59034-New-piper-j5 Might be worth a look. Fine fun airplanes.

    Gary
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    Perhaps optical delusion but the tires appear...

    Perhaps optical delusion but the tires appear toed-out? Might be my eyes tho. Any fish nearby?

    Gary
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    Having that gap makes it convenient to oil the...

    Having that gap makes it convenient to oil the cross tube there, run the trim up and down plus sideways some, then resafety.

    Gary
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    Hey..If momma ain't happy ain't nobody...

    Hey..If momma ain't happy ain't nobody happy....They are available but for $40K? I'd make sure the tubing-fabric-engine...but you know all that. "It doesn’t have to be pretty just airworthy and not...
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    Yes the points for the -11 remain. Any owner...

    Yes the points for the -11 remain. Any owner flying legally needs to consider useful load versus fuel limited range. Like anything they weigh less when airborne apparently. Piper (or some...
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    Mike you're better than that. PA-11 GW 1220...

    Mike you're better than that. PA-11 GW 1220 conventional and 1300 to 1350 depending on EDO float model. STC'd floats maybe more. Long winter? But yes they are a single op and dog airplane as I...
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