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    Your comments are spot on. Unless you are Gumby...

    Your comments are spot on. Unless you are Gumby or have added some creative activation scheme to the parking brake lever there is no way to apply that parking brake while you are flying.

    Jerry
  2. Do you happen to have to power specs on the dish?...

    Do you happen to have to power specs on the dish? I'm curious what kind of solar power it would take to keep it alive.

    Jerry
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    Note this line in the article. The group...

    Note this line in the article.

    The group requested a rescue Saturday morning “due to limited survival resources,”

    I bet they had an InReach though.

    Jerry
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    What kind of dollies do you have? All I ever do...

    What kind of dollies do you have? All I ever do is taxi with ski dollies. I have a one mile taxi to the runway. I put around 80 miles a year on mine no problem.

    Jerry
  5. In the winter, I lean for landing more than take...

    In the winter, I lean for landing more than take off. This is because most of my high altitude flying involves landing in snow that can vary in it's resistance to forward motion. The technique I...
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    Perfect. My wife got her second dose of the...

    Perfect. My wife got her second dose of the Moderna today. Reactions vary but Rye delivers predictable symptoms.

    Jerry
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    Is your Will up to date? Jerry

    Is your Will up to date?

    Jerry
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    I have had these exact same symptoms twice with...

    I have had these exact same symptoms twice with same engine. In each case it was slick mag related. Sent mags to mag shop next door and it fixed the problem. But you have done that. I assume you...
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    Nice work Brian. There has been a bunch of...

    Nice work Brian.

    There has been a bunch of wind hammered snow but still can find pockets of skiable stuff. This was last week.

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  10. I assumed both would be rated fairly beefy in an...

    I assumed both would be rated fairly beefy in an ideal circuit but was curious if Cessna had figured any electric fudgery due the momentary demand. Even a 1N400x will hold the coil for a while...
  11. Watt is the rating of the resistor and the diode...

    Watt is the rating of the resistor and the diode in your bypass circuit?

    Jerry
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    A friend of mine modified his Honda 1000 by...

    A friend of mine modified his Honda 1000 by making an exhaust extension that goes out his window. He runs the generator inside the cab that powers his engine heater. The heat from generator engine...
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    Thanks for that. I installed it and it looks...

    Thanks for that. I installed it and it looks great. For some odd reason when I get around Figure Eight Lake I go brain dead and forget the exact place I should be switching frequencies. I'm a bit...
  14. Some LFP batteries are more for storage than high...

    Some LFP batteries are more for storage than high current discharge. I'm not saying this is the case here.

    You might want to compare the specs of the Earthx to the Austin Tech Battery. The way...
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    The radius in your model looks different than one...

    The radius in your model looks different than one I measured. I'll take a picture of it later today. The measurement point in your pic matches how I measured it.

    Jerry
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    I get 6.25" between the closest point of the...

    I get 6.25" between the closest point of the upper tube radius and the firewall. It's 5.25" between the flange that the screen sets on and the firewall.

    Jerry
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    With Garmin Pilot you always could import .cvs...

    With Garmin Pilot you always could import .cvs user waypoint files. The problem was you could not export user waypoint files from Garmin Pilot in anything but the .gplt format. If that has changed...
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    Any chance you can share that KMZ file? Nice...

    Any chance you can share that KMZ file?

    Nice to see that Garmin made some improvements. They were needed. I switched from Garmin Pilot to Foreflight so I can use .mbtile files. Once you use...
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    I have a couple of these to as a means of...

    I have a couple of these to as a means of damaging the ears of others.
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    Jerry
  20. If you are that concerned about CG then keep the...

    If you are that concerned about CG then keep the heavy battery in it's original location. CG is such a moving target in the way I fly that it's hard for me get worked up about such a simple...
  21. A consideration of mine as to where to mount the...

    A consideration of mine as to where to mount the Earthx has to do with ease of connecting a jump pack. Under seat in a cub is ideal in that I can control all connections, start engine, manipulate...
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    If you have a min/max feature on your multimeter...

    If you have a min/max feature on your multimeter it is handy when diagnosing starter circuit issues on any vehicle.

    Jerry
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    Exactly! We don't know how to take off our long...

    Exactly! We don't know how to take off our long underwear and they don't know how to put theirs on:lol:.

    Jerry
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    I was heading to Utah for some skiing via Dallas....

    I was heading to Utah for some skiing via Dallas. Sure felt like skinning up some of the snow piles they had on the runway. The temp inside the Dallas terminal was colder than the temp outside the...
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    Nice! Landing tracks look fun. Jerry

    Nice! Landing tracks look fun.

    Jerry
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