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  1. I had a nephew who guided a summer in the Bristol...

    I had a nephew who guided a summer in the Bristol Bay area. On my recommendation he bought a Ruger .41 magnum revolver. Well, one day he was with some English gentleman on a river and going through...
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    You should have heard Steve Pierce groan as he...

    You should have heard Steve Pierce groan as he tried to lay out the '57 paint scheme. Getting the horizontal stripes on the tail just right sent him to the bar more than once. Actually, Steve did...
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    In 56 years of flying, beginning with a ‘46 J-3,...

    In 56 years of flying, beginning with a ‘46 J-3, which I flew when I thought myself immortal, it remains closest to me since it was my first love (airplanes, that is). Several other planes later and...
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    Stratus 2 ADS-B brand new

    Brand new, still in plastic wrappers is a Stratus 2S ADS-B receiver in case. $500.00, plus $20.00 shipping. The owner purchased this shortly before buying an airplane already equipped with ADS. So he...
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    You guys really want me to come over to the dark...

    You guys really want me to come over to the dark side, don’t you....well, I’ve flown Cubs with little wheels for 52 years so I’m sorta stuck in a rut (pun intended). Paid $700 total for my first ‘46...
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    OK, is there anything I can put in the 8.50 tubes...

    OK, is there anything I can put in the 8.50 tubes that won’t ball up and get the tires way out of balance? They’re turning a lot faster than large tundra tires.
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    Emergency tire inflator

    How well would a can of tire inflator work on 8.50's if needed off airport?
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    ADS B Out and search and rescue

    Will having ADS B out be a significant aid for search and rescue operations in the lower 48? From what I’ve read the flight data is sent via satellite, therefore if it’s recorded there should be a...
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    Bose or Lightspeed ANR for Cub

    I need to buy two new headsets for my Super Cub that Steve Pierce is restoring. Looking at the Bose and Lightspeed but have no way to actually compare them. With less than great hearing I need the...
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    Suggestions for recovering

    I am looking for someone to do a first class job recovering my 1979 Super Cub next year. Any suggestions? I'm in the Texas Panhandle but travelling a bit wouldn't be a problem.
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    I've had my Garmin, Pilot III GPS for about 6...

    I've had my Garmin, Pilot III GPS for about 6 years and wouldn't be without it. A really neat thing in mine is the mounting bracket. I found that the holes in the plastic mounting bracket precisely...
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    Headset Microphones

    What headsets/microphones seem to do the best job of cutting out the wind noise when the side door is open. Problem is worst in back seat, of course. Currently I have the little foam covers for...
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    I was born two weeks before Pearl Harbor....guess...

    I was born two weeks before Pearl Harbor....guess that's about 61 years and some change ago. Started flying in 1960 at a little grass field on the south side of Ft. Worth, Texas, called Russell...
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    Who's best for recovering?

    I'm probably not more than 4 or 5 years from a recover. What commercial operation seems to do a very good job of recovering and all that goes along with it? Will probably cover with Stitts.
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