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    I was out at both Lake Hood and Merrill this...

    I was out at both Lake Hood and Merrill this morning looking after my and a few friend's planes. Gusts were 50+ I'd bet. The Merrill wind gauge must be funky because METARs showed way higher winds at...
  2. Ted I have KML files of the Knik reporting points...

    Ted I have KML files of the Knik reporting points as well as the Lake Clark Pass reporting points if you'd like me to email them to you
  3. Land on 25 and taxi to the hanger. No need to go...

    Land on 25 and taxi to the hanger. No need to go through the gates and the long pavement taxi from 23. I'd only land 23 if you're parking in whiskey
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    The pilot took off from Red Shirt Lake prior to...

    The pilot took off from Red Shirt Lake prior to landing - take off was normal as observed by my co-worker. I was on the ground at the hood strip when it happened. Here's a screen shot video from a...
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    If you want good battery life and a set and...

    If you want good battery life and a set and forget tracker I'd shy away from the 66i. Great platform for navigation, very detailed maps, but needs to be recharged more often than inreaches

    If you...
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    Well this is disheartening news from the Girdwood...

    Well this is disheartening news from the Girdwood pacer crash earlier this year. Significant alcohol impairment in the pilot/CFI (5.5 times the legal limit) and some impairment in the student...
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    It's pretty much completely flat. Edit: Airnav...

    It's pretty much completely flat.

    Edit: Airnav has a 9' difference over 4600'
  8. Thread: InReach Mini

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    Thanks for the great report. Which model did you...

    Thanks for the great report. Which model did you have before? I have an older Delorme explorer (rectangular orange one with the screen) and the latency time between messages is pretty bad and have...
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    Can you get the switch out? I didn't have a key...

    Can you get the switch out? I didn't have a key to the door of my -12 (different key than ignition) and I just took the whole assembly out and took it to Able on Northern Lights in the old...
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    So a quick update on this. I examined all the...

    So a quick update on this. I examined all the grounds as well as the grounding of the probe and all is good on that front. However the wiring runs along the return line for the alternator. So I'm...
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    This looks like as good as an excuse as any to...

    This looks like as good as an excuse as any to oogle shiny things at Northern Lights Avionics. But I'll probably stick with the basics that I have now.

    And I'm doing my best to fly the snot out of...
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    Gary, Eventually I'd like to install...

    Gary,

    Eventually I'd like to install something like an EI UBG-16 or a JPI EDM-700. They seem to have the same functions, do you prefer one over the other? Or are there other options I haven't...
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    Has anyone used Praetor helmets? Any PIREPS?

    Has anyone used Praetor helmets? Any PIREPS?
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    Gary, I mostly use it because it came with the...

    Gary, I mostly use it because it came with the plane :). I have been using it to ensure my cylinders aren't getting too hot in the climbs. It doesn't replace any manufacturer's engine instruments,...
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    I looked at the wiring. It's a two wire system,...

    I looked at the wiring. It's a two wire system, with no loose connections. There was a spot where the insulation had somehow gotten cut and one of the wires was exposed. I didn't see a spot where the...
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    CHT gauge working after recycling alternator

    Had an odd thing happen to me today. I've got an Alcor CHT gauge with a single bayonet probe. Just after taking off from a little lake coming home tonight I look down and notice CHT gauge was cold....
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