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    Old ??? Yes OLD GUARD ---not so sure. What I...

    Old ??? Yes OLD GUARD ---not so sure. What I am sure of is all the beautiful places I've been privileged to visit and all the good folks I could share it with. S C Dot Org has played a key role...
  2. Thread: Sturgis 2018

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    Sadly Sturgis Rally 2018 has claimed another....

    Sadly Sturgis Rally 2018 has claimed another. Received a phone call this A.M., that still has me stunned. Alec Muth (yes I spelled his name wrong in the earlier post) passed away at a Rapid City...
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    on a more serious side---please say a prayer for...

    on a more serious side---please say a prayer for Alex Muth who is in a coma at Rapid City after a crash on the half mile dirt track there on Tuesday. My former employers grandson.
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    SteveE---Didn't Wiley get you back a few years...

    SteveE---Didn't Wiley get you back a few years ago ????? ;-)
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    Only time I've been surprised while in the back...

    Only time I've been surprised while in the back seat of my 12 (or other long wing Pipers) was when I allowed people who "claimed" cub experience and really were NOT experienced . As my old...
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    Growing OLD is mandatory--Growing UP is optional ...

    Growing OLD is mandatory--Growing UP is optional ;-)
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    Thanks for closing your flight plan---glad all...

    Thanks for closing your flight plan---glad all went well--Nice to meet Nick---Sure knows his business and great "git er done attitude" :smile:
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    Was lucky to make the "Fall Colors" a couple...

    Was lucky to make the "Fall Colors" a couple times and a great trip to Johnson Creek (09) with David and friends. Often regret I spent money on the hangar sign--should have put the cash in the "pass...
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    Jake: One of my friends saw the 140 in the...

    Jake: One of my friends saw the 140 in the field--says it is about 4 miles by road from his strip and hangar (2 miles as the crow (or cherokee) would fly. Offered to move his plane and loan you the...
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    Have friends in the area with private strips. P M...

    Have friends in the area with private strips. P M me with your plans and maybe this old retired "geezer" can be of assistance. Have had some experience with cherokees and engine swaps. Very...
  11. Does it lean to the left ?? Have seen a couple...

    Does it lean to the left ?? Have seen a couple of 12s with "tweeked" fuselage. Stock fuselage is known for weakness on left side. Hard landing will push gear closer to wing fitting. Not sure who has...
  12. Brian: Perhaps you have not seen or flown...

    Brian: Perhaps you have not seen or flown Hartman's "red rocket"---certainly not "junk" ---of coarse Skyberg had a hand in getting it shined up. By the way, how is that Super cub project coming...
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    Been on my "bucket list" for years---But then...

    Been on my "bucket list" for years---But then there is the Corsair---the P-40---and ....well the list goes on. Think my bucket has a few holes in it--so darn difficult to stay focused ---if there is...
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    Brian: You say you are a terrible...

    Brian: You say you are a terrible teacher----????? Seems you did O.K. with our friend a few miles east of you. Have flown in several different planes with him in a variety of conditions and have...
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    Wife and I were visiting at Jackson, Wyoming...

    Wife and I were visiting at Jackson, Wyoming (about 40 years ago) . In the downtown park we came upon an antler auction. Literally TRUCK LOADS of elk antler sheds. Many well dressed orientals in...
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    Steve: Thank You for your computer skills --- ...

    Steve: Thank You for your computer skills --- geezer Dan

    Incoming flyers----be sure to read S2D's thread --"snow landings" and KNOW your airplane---AND your abilities---as my old instructor...
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    Log Cabin ski fly-in 2/11/2018

    Doug and Judie have been preparing and the fly-in is ON---Unfortunately ---it will be a "celebration of life" for Doug at 11 A.M. Staff Sgt. Doug Ward---- Ball Turret Gunner WWII---(B-17)---Born 10...
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    Remembering my flight instructor, way back some...

    Remembering my flight instructor, way back some 40 plus years. First lesson in his '52 150 Super Cub I noticed the airspeed indicator was not functioning. Questioning the situation, his reply was "...
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    DREAMING runs rampant in the aviation world :lol:

    DREAMING runs rampant in the aviation world :lol:
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    Can you do that with one hand ???? Have a friend...

    Can you do that with one hand ???? Have a friend who only has one usable hand and flys cubs better than I can with two fairly good hands.
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    Double groove PA-18 system is the way to go....

    Double groove PA-18 system is the way to go. During my lengthy rebuild I asked MANY questions of more experienced folks. They left no doubt that double groove was the answer. So glad I listened as it...
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    There are so many variables---empty...

    There are so many variables---empty weight---rigging----etc---etc. Pilot skills and FEEL for his/her airplane. Have flown a number of Super Cubs that are "supposedly" stock---and seldom find any two...
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    Windy: Just curious---How many hours have you...

    Windy: Just curious---How many hours have you flown your 12---in all its many configurations ????? Seems every photo that Bill and his wife have posted (there are many at many locations) there in...
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    bob ---now fly one of Randy Rubbert's 180...

    bob ---now fly one of Randy Rubbert's 180 Pacers:-P
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    Got to agree with Spinner2---Wendy really has the...

    Got to agree with Spinner2---Wendy really has the touch with her "12" I personally was spoiled from the beginning---First solo and 20 years in a friends 1952 PA-18 with no electrics and the 0-320...
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