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    Thanks Doug. PM sent

    Thanks Doug. PM sent
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    Hey Doug. If you see a yellow cub looking...

    Hey Doug.
    If you see a yellow cub looking thingy (not Piper) with invasion stripes on it, don't shoot, it might be me. That is if you can stand a visit from WY. I have friends in Harrison and...
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    I doubt that anyone would dispute that tight...

    I doubt that anyone would dispute that tight chains will give the most rapid and direct response to steering inputs but that can and will get very expensive in bent and broken parts. Several years...
  4. Thread: flaps

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    Lot of drag. Only place I have seen them was on...

    Lot of drag. Only place I have seen them was on WWII dive bombers where they were used to hold speed to a practical number while in a near vertical dive.
  5. Thread: Draco

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    I'll let others critique the flying part as I am...

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    I have a door just like this one; same company I...

    I have a door just like this one; same company I imagine. I rent and the owner of the hanger installed it on an older hangar so there are a few leaks due to old, uneven concrete but all in all, I...
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    "Nobody seemed to have ever heard of welding a...

    "Nobody seemed to have ever heard of welding a cluster,
    which people have told me was one of the toughest parts of the practical test back in the day."

    You're right, the test cluster (which I...
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    Well I tried a link but wasn't allowed. Google...

    Well I tried a link but wasn't allowed. Google Belite instruments and bring up the combo of ASI, Rate of climb, and Alt.

    I was thinking about one of these for the GIB, mostly my instructor for...
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    Last time it was sodium valve stems and now a new...

    Last time it was sodium valve stems and now a new mandatory service bulletin having to do with the heat shield on the turbo. That is sort of my concern with installation in tandem planes (tight,...
  10. Was ac-aero always out of Japan or is that just...

    Was ac-aero always out of Japan or is that just who they got sold to?
  11. Thread: Adel Clamps?

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    The high temp cushion would be handy (for peace...

    The high temp cushion would be handy (for peace of mind) but what phosphate-ester based fluids would aviators run across?
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    And wait until the next video when it does it...

    And wait until the next video when it does it again because his fix didn't fix anything. Best is to return to the fuel tank, next is to return to a header tank, last is to return ahead of the...
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    Yup, just got one of those from MACs myself. It...

    Yup, just got one of those from MACs myself. It was for an LSA (Savage Cub) so it was sort of custom made. They send an email with a pic with the dimensions they need and they get to making it. ...
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    For those with an interest. If you read it...

    For those with an interest. If you read it beginning to tend (133 pages) you must have worked in the industry or are a total chem. geek. I think it is one of the best assemblages of refining...
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    Now that is flat spooky. I was in the refining...

    Now that is flat spooky. I was in the refining business for a long time beginning in the lab in 71. Even at that time, the larger refineries were already being weened away, by the feds, by limiting...
  16. Cessna Bobcat!! That must have been a popular...

    Cessna Bobcat!! That must have been a popular surplus plane after the war. I believe that the Bobcat also was the original "Songbird" for Sky King (before the 310). Roy and Dale plus Sky King were...
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    Some may like it just because it is different but...

    Some may like it just because it is different but I have always found the Desert Eagle to be cumbersome, ungainly, and clumsy. To top it off, not terribly reliable. They are very picky as to ammo. ...
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    Can you give us a bit of the verbiage used by...

    Can you give us a bit of the verbiage used by BLM. Did they have restrictions or other caveats, especially how to handle unfriendly lessees?
  19. Thread: Engine cover

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    About the prop; I'm wondering if it has more to...

    About the prop; I'm wondering if it has more to do with the type of prop itself. I would imagine that an all metal prop would be the worst at conducting heat away from where it is wanted. The wood...
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    Garmin has a GPS that takes a "WY chip" that...

    Garmin has a GPS that takes a "WY chip" that details ownership of all the land. That would be a good place to start as far as permission, if you choose to ask it (don't expect a yes). Even more so,...
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    I haven't yet but I did (quite a while ago) go in...

    I haven't yet but I did (quite a while ago) go in and ask at the local (Casper) BLM. They actually didn't know so they said to come back after they consulted with the mother ship (Washington)). I...
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    excellent thread from a couple years ago ...

    excellent thread from a couple years ago

    https://backcountrypilot.org/forum/giant-concrete-arrows-13055
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    Is the little arrow by Bear Lake (IU7) what you...

    Is the little arrow by Bear Lake (IU7) what you are talking about? I was in the lounge and was reading about the tower they still have (not lit). I didn't see or ask about an arrow.

    Ooops,my...
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    Randy This is directed at your post and has...

    Randy

    This is directed at your post and has nothing to do with large predator protection. This is anti-personnel protection only.

    A company called Super Vel got the hollow point pistol round...
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    I'm in need of an insulated cover and have been...

    I'm in need of an insulated cover and have been battling with the options. I do wish to travel with it so bulk and weight are both important. Kennon's are quality but appear large and heavy and are...
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