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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.
  2. 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. ...
  4. 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
  5. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. I don't have any answers, but thought about it...

    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.
  14. Thread: Spark plugs

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

    ???? Check the instructions for one of your "multi-meters".
  15. Thread: Mods

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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
  21. Thread: Survival Vest

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    I agree with this. I have two different...

    I agree with this.

    I have two different vests. One for summer when on floats, a float vest with several types of fire starter, EPIRB, bug head net, insect repellent, water filter straw, several...
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    And then there's the characters from Meadow Lakes...

    And then there's the characters from Meadow Lakes that "borrowed" a friend's Cub control stick and had it powder coated pink.
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    Katie was always ready for a ride; boat, plane,...

    Katie was always ready for a ride; boat, plane, truck,...it didn't matter. She figured out how to get in the floatplane by herself. She'd watch outside for a while, then usually curl up and sleep....
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    Trapping scents/lures would work well. Easy to...

    Trapping scents/lures would work well. Easy to obtain and handle, and long lasting. Natural and nontoxic. I'm thinking something skunk based would be particularly effective. Let the bastards open...
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    How many years do you figure those wires have...

    How many years do you figure those wires have been back there banging around in the prop wash?

    Jim
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