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    Probably from ski flying !��

    Probably from ski flying !��
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    Why would anyone want to live in a place with...

    Why would anyone want to live in a place with those kind of temps? There are probably snakes there !!!

    Don't forget the other places in your cowling where air goes in or out. There are a lot of...
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    Steve, that looks like a good way to do it. Is...

    Steve, that looks like a good way to do it. Is the grommet on the inside or outside of the plastic window? We went the other way with mine. Some padding under the fabric and a patch of fabric as an...
  4. Thread: J3 takedown

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    As you remove the wing struts, place a step...

    As you remove the wing struts, place a step ladder padded with a sofa cushion under the rib where the strut attaches. Your helpers will thank you.
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    I have a 55 18A (obviously) with 150 hp engine,...

    I have a 55 18A (obviously) with 150 hp engine, and the air intake into the carb air box looks nothing like this. I do like the "tripod" arrangement of the filter dome attachment, but question the...
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    If Garmin would also develop an Auto TakeOff,...

    If Garmin would also develop an Auto TakeOff, that might whip that lack of future pilots problem. Though all those planes parked out on the runway might become an issue.
  7. My mechanic described taping a stripe on a Cub as...

    My mechanic described taping a stripe on a Cub as like trying to draw a straight line on a banana. Several sets of eyes help.
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    How are you moving the plane on floats off the...

    How are you moving the plane on floats off the grass runway to where you're going to lift the plane? How are you lifting the plane?

    - use a spreader bar if you're lifting from the wing roots. ...
  9. Thread: Stick Cover

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    $427.50 Dayummmm !!! Guess it's been a long...

    $427.50 Dayummmm !!! Guess it's been a long time since I bought one.

    Jim
  10. Thread: Stick Cover

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    Hard to beat the Atlee Dodge box and fasteners

    Hard to beat the Atlee Dodge box and fasteners
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    Yeah,...but that doesn't make it right.

    Yeah,...but that doesn't make it right.
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    Does this plane have gear safety cables? Would...

    Does this plane have gear safety cables? Would that have helped? Or they way the gear bent/collapsed would they not have helped?

    What prop is that? If it's a Borer, you might check the STC...
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    [QUOTE=Chicken Hawk;751654]Anybody tried these? ...

    [QUOTE=Chicken Hawk;751654]Anybody tried these?

    4'' Earth Anchor (4 Anchor Set) W/3/16'' Cable Assembly https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BWSSFQ2/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_d2HqDb2F4MEJM


    These look...
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    ??? He's age ninety eight. Why does a happy face...

    ??? He's age ninety eight. Why does a happy face icon come up for the number eight? Tried to fix in above post. No luck

    Jim
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    My dad (now age 98) was on an LST headed to...

    My dad (now age 98) was on an LST headed to Normandy Beach on Day 5 when it hit a mine and sank. He came to in time to walk on some planks over to a PT boat, noting that someone had taken his life...
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    Why doesn't Grandpa have the proper shirt on?

    Why doesn't Grandpa have the proper shirt on?
  17. Borrow some old struts. Gives you lots of time...

    Borrow some old struts. Gives you lots of time to get the other struts painted and completely dry.
    Or, step ladders with sofa cushions under strut attachment location. If outside, be sure to tie...
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    I don't have any answers, but thought about it myself when I flew down from AK. Will be interested in the responses. This thread might also be a good place for any other possible temporary speed mods.
  19. Thread: Spark plugs

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    ???? Check the instructions for one of your...

    ???? Check the instructions for one of your "multi-meters".
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    Definitely: -Dodge Hurricane tie-downs. A lot...

    Definitely: -Dodge Hurricane tie-downs. A lot of security for not much cost and weight.
    -Wig-Wag lighting system. Increased recognition and safety. Consider one in each wing to...
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    Whitetail doe my Dad got with his muzzle loader...

    Whitetail doe my Dad got with his muzzle loader this past fall. He'll be 98 this month.
    Jim

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    Thanks for the info. Kind of what I expected. ...

    Thanks for the info. Kind of what I expected.

    Jim
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    Federal vs Fluidyne straight skis

    I have a set of Fluidyne A2000A straight skis. The TC for PA-18 lists Federal A2000A skis. What's the difference? Is it just a name change, or are they actually different?

    Jim
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    I believe the OP is asking about the underseat...

    I believe the OP is asking about the underseat installation in a SuperCub.

    Jim
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    See if you can look up the EDO drawings. I don't...

    See if you can look up the EDO drawings. I don't have access to mine right now, or I would send you copies.

    Jim
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