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    [QUOTE=SJ;819215] We still get a fair bit of...

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    We still get a fair bit of membership purchases from Paypal, but nothing like we used to. It's about 90% credit cards and 1% cash, checks, and money orders.


    sj

    Finally I...
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    Horseshi, Sorry SJ... I disagree....

    Horseshi,

    Sorry SJ...

    I disagree. Releasing even a 1,000 pound Taylorcraft to glide empty and uncontrolled into a dry landscape known for fires, and that people may or may not be located, is...
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    It is the do-hickey that gets forgotten, and...

    It is the do-hickey that gets forgotten, and later on discovery of it requires complete disassembly to install.
  4. Thread: Summit Skis

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    As I recall back in the day, I was told that if...

    As I recall back in the day, I was told that if you deflate your tires inside the Airglass ski very much the sidewalls rub and can damage the tire... Was a long time ago but was a caution I remember...
  5. I remember being about 5 miles east of Whittier...

    I remember being about 5 miles east of Whittier on my way home from Herring, about 5,000' when my oil pressure went to zero!

    Not long after I was on the ground on their airport, with limited...
  6. Seems to me the only issue is trespassing as far...

    Seems to me the only issue is trespassing as far as being on the deck. The FAA could go Careless and reckless.

    Note the wheels are/were secured on the top deck at the stern, so you will need to...
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    Crank it till things bend or break, back off half...

    Crank it till things bend or break, back off half turn8)

    Lots of guys in the bike and sled world think torque is all you need to keep things together... I find that a touch of blue loctight with...
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    Limited information Bob. If one FBO has leased...

    Limited information Bob.

    If one FBO has leased an area, they should have the right to deny competitors onto the land they are paying for.

    Some gates into airport operation areas are on lease...
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    Everyone seems to complain about the cost and...

    Everyone seems to complain about the cost and sometimes requirement of liability.

    Just a couple for instances- what happens if some day you are taxiing at Johnson Creek and you through a rod,...
  10. Those are the days Mom forgot to tell us about.

    Those are the days Mom forgot to tell us about.
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    Those are cool!

    Those are cool!
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    Don't forget a little wind on the tail and a...

    Don't forget a little wind on the tail and a quick hit to the brakes- tail comes a bit up and you yank back allowing wind under the tail...

    Yea, a little wind is a big deal!
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    He did say it sucked. The guy is good at...

    He did say it sucked.

    The guy is good at deadpan. It was even better than watching the idiot hit the thorns.

    As I understand it, those sport canopies are expensive. Wonder how many tears his...
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    Ahhh, you are saying that the cheese is made from...

    Ahhh, you are saying that the cheese is made from ill gotten gains??

    Thank you by the way, I will not tell anyone where I got it.

    George
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    There are Good Samaritan laws that help protect...

    There are Good Samaritan laws that help protect folks doing good deeds. You should contact your insurance folks directly though.

    Seriously, we can be sued just for about anything. If I get sued...
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    This weekend some SC.org guys really showed me...

    This weekend some SC.org guys really showed me why this site is so important. A couple of members I met through here and in person at the WAD sent me and the wife pictures. The pictures were simple...
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    Don't forget fuel load. You have more chance of...

    Don't forget fuel load. You have more chance of nosing over with half tanks than full tanks- the fuel sloshes froward adding to the momentum.
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    Sportsman's cuff is worth having, as are the...

    Sportsman's cuff is worth having, as are the VG's. We would bring the 185 in at under 50 mph on final when light, no wing extensions.

    Amazing machines.
  19. A high end plane, with lots of modifications,...

    A high end plane, with lots of modifications, would be something folks will travel to see and buy. They will pay the money to have it delivered.

    Advertise everywhere.

    Read Denny's comment...
  20. Address your health. Changing planes, cars or...

    Address your health. Changing planes, cars or locations because you are not currently healthy is a road to total unhappiness.

    I know quite a few people that lost over 100 pounds. Some took a year,...
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    There was a time in my life that things were...

    There was a time in my life that things were tight. I was harvest diving for sea cucumbers- a commercial fishery up here. After a couple weeks of hard work and selling multiple loads, the checks from...
  22. Wow!! $100,000 for an engine is about three times...

    Wow!! $100,000 for an engine is about three times the going rate.;-)

    But $100/hour to maintain a cub getting student use is not out of line!
  23. I looked at this one time, and my insurance lady...

    I looked at this one time, and my insurance lady laughed at me and asked to talk to my wife directly to have me committed if I continued.

    A couple things, and Mike hit the big one, that you need...
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    Wow, I am a new guy also... 04. Those were...

    Wow, I am a new guy also... 04.

    Those were some days, Lawn Dart, Diggler, TJ, Crash... just to name a few that had less tact and way more knowledge than I.

    Bill is spot on about changing lives,...
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    must be nice to live in a place that everything...

    must be nice to live in a place that everything can be gotten close with a vehicle.

    Please let us know when you go to Oshkosh and decide you want that new long part...:-P
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