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    I got caught out today. Landed to the north on...

    I got caught out today. Landed to the north on Lake Hood gusting over 40.....yuck.:oops:
    on the bright side it was gorgeous coming through Lake Clark Pass with absolutely no wind.
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    Title Wave up in Anchorage usually has a couple...

    Title Wave up in Anchorage usually has a couple copies, last time I checked they were north of a C-note however.
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    Found the drawing. It’s attached for anyone else...

    Found the drawing. It’s attached for anyone else needing them.
  4. Does it fit a water bottle?....... if I didn’t...

    Does it fit a water bottle?....... if I didn’t want to pack a handheld of course.
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    My insurance went up about 10% last July, I’m up...

    My insurance went up about 10% last July, I’m up here in AK and am insured for wheels and skis with Starr. I have just under 15k TT with 1400 in tailwheel stuff and 0 accidents. I did land on 2...
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    Sorry....I’m gonna keep them. They are rigged...

    Sorry....I’m gonna keep them. They are rigged for my skis and will run them this year. I was trying to figure out if there were any cons of running them for a season other than they don’t brake as...
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    4” wheels and 25” good years

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  8. Need Federal AWB drawing and supplement for AWB2100 skis

    I tried posting for the drawings in the ski forum.....with nothing but crickets. Anyone have the drawings for rigging Federal AWB2100's?

    I'm trying to rig a set I just purchased on the Kenai...
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    Not juts helmets, but now Aviation Shoes........

    Not juts helmets, but now Aviation Shoes..... What the heck....??

    I just use a pair of hiking boots!!
    After 14000 hours I think I could use some of those magic shoes.
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    Got the skis....anyone have the paperwork to...

    Got the skis....anyone have the paperwork to comply with the TCDS?

    Mainly a digital copy of Federal Drawing 11R1101, ski installation for PA-11 & PA-18 of AWB-2100 Skis?

    Thanks
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    Federal AWB 2100 skis

    I found a set that seem complete. The only drawback I can see on them is that they are missing one data tag.
    My hesitation on them is that they may be a little small for winters up here if I head...
  12. You experimental guys get all the good stuff!

    You experimental guys get all the good stuff!
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    I grabbed a SkyCowboy helmet....so far no...

    I grabbed a SkyCowboy helmet....so far no complaints. Quick and easy to get my A20’s set up and it’s a pretty clean setup.
    Barneys up in Anchorage looks like they’re going to stock them.
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    Anyone clamming tomorrow?

    Headed to Polly creek tomorrow. Anyone else headed that way?
  15. Sounds like a prop swap may be worth doing....or...

    Sounds like a prop swap may be worth doing....or just go low and slow over Canada. I still have a few months to figure stuff out.


    thanks guys
  16. Bushwheels vs Props.....a twist on old threads

    I'm heading the opposite direction of most people and am going to fly the Cub down to Oregon and do a couple weeks in Eastern Oregon and Idaho in late July.
    To make a faster trip I was thinking...
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    Small bore Continental parts

    Was building an Aeronca project in the Garage, my wife put the brakes on it and I have a bunch of engine parts!

    0-200 Crankshaft. Yellow tagged by Mad Mike up in Palmer, AK. STD uncut! $3200.00...
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    When they bought Jeppesen my subscription doubled.

    When they bought Jeppesen my subscription doubled.
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    You gonna build up the A model? I’m also always...

    You gonna build up the A model? I’m also always on the lookout for a nice A model to build.
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    Another thread on Steve's Gascolator

    I'm just finishing my first annual and updating my new to me 1953 A model. As everything is going together I figured I'd update the gascolator to a Steve's gascolator. Everyone is always touting...
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    Over 12k hours and over 20 years of flying toe...

    Over 12k hours and over 20 years of flying toe brakes for a living, and I got into heel brakes last year. I was always skeptical about them, after about 10 hours I started to actually like them. I...
  22. Call B&C, they talked me in to the 12 amp...

    Call B&C, they talked me in to the 12 amp lightweight alternator for my old Chief project.
    With LED’s and a newer icom it’s plenty of juice. They will send you lots of documentation if you want...
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    Thanks guys....makes sense when I ran out to the...

    Thanks guys....makes sense when I ran out to the hangar to put a game plan together for it.
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    Jury Strut replacement queseion

    Jury strut and clamps are corroded so I need to replace everything. Everything is painted and ready to go.
    My question is whats the easiest way to get the cable through the clamps and fairleads? ...
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    Cyclists have an old saying....it costs hundreds...

    Cyclists have an old saying....it costs hundreds to save pounds; and thousands to save ounces.
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