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    Petrified contact cement. Everyone who strips it...

    Petrified contact cement. Everyone who strips it is confounded by it. Try enamel reducer. It worked better than anything else I tried. It was the best balance between solvent power and not...
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    The jack I posted about is particularly handy for...

    The jack I posted about is particularly handy for swapping tires to skis and vice-versa since there's space between the jack and wheel or ski. There isn't enough room to remove Fluidynes on my 180...
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    I’ve heard Wayne Mackey has tried his slats...

    I’ve heard Wayne Mackey has tried his slats lowered one inch and went back to 1/2”, but that’s second hand info. One long time slat pilot I know has tried flush and 5/8” down and he thinks 5/8” is...
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    Re: slat gust locks. Post #296 on page 8 of the...

    Re: slat gust locks. Post #296 on page 8 of the Wildcat Cub thread shows them. Mike added a longer stop screw so I can attach a UHMW disc with a wing nut to block the slat in the closed position....
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    The only way the slat brackets would abrade the...

    The only way the slat brackets would abrade the leading edges would be if there was motion. If you have movement there you need to eliminate it. Teflon tape is unnecessary and is probably a bad idea....
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    I used nut plates for my slat hangers. I thought...

    I used nut plates for my slat hangers. I thought it would be better than PK screws into the leading edge metal. Of all the slat guys I know or have talked to Iím the only one with nut plates. I...
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    Another Pirep. I picked up the Cessna gear leg...

    Another Pirep. I picked up the Cessna gear leg fixture that fits the same jack. I think the Cub jack is the best jack Iíve tried but this Cessna fixture is way, way better than anything Iíve used to...
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    OMG. It’s time for me to join Mike!

    OMG. It’s time for me to join Mike!
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    A simple ‘yes” would have sufficed.

    A simple ‘yes” would have sufficed.
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    I was careful. It’s good rye.

    I was careful. It’s good rye.
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    2nd dose of Pfizer

    Got shot #2 today. The pharmacist said thereís a chance I may feel flu-like symptoms tomorrow. I bought a bottle of Rye. I donít like leaving anything to chance. ;)
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    I think this situation is a shame. My G3X Touch...

    I think this situation is a shame. My G3X Touch is a joy to fly with.

    Re: power conditioning? Garmin recommends it. I have nonidea what the other mfgrs say. I have surge protectors and battery...
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    My favorite non-fiction book ever. Even when the...

    My favorite non-fiction book ever. Even when the best of the best go out fully prepared with the best equipment? Stuff happens. If you enjoy glaciers and winter sports this is a must-read.
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    I didn’t understand that one. An airplane has the...

    I didn’t understand that one. An airplane has the ability to scope out the area prior to landing. I’ve come over a rise on a snowmachine on a glacier to see a gaping crevasse. I barely got turned in...
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    Or like a handful of years ago when a 182 went on...

    Or like a handful of years ago when a 182 went on its back in a bog in Galena, antenna on top like every Cessna, and the 406 signal was received. None of us knows for sure what the transmit limits...
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    No secret. It’s simply nobody’s place to publish...

    No secret. It’s simply nobody’s place to publish it.
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    Right in front of the fin. I know mine works...

    Right in front of the fin. I know mine works since I set it off one day in parking. The phone call came quicker than I expected.
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    Empty for W&B purposes my tail weight in 3-point...

    Empty for W&B purposes my tail weight in 3-point is 200#. When I lift my tail I use my overhead hoist, a cargo strap around the aft belly, and cushion the strap with a dog bed.

    Why would you...
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    I’m a motor guy. I had a 10’ air floor inflatable...

    I’m a motor guy. I had a 10’ air floor inflatable with a hard transom. 65#. Rated for 10hp but my 15 is the same size and weight so.... I miss that boat. Still have the motor. Maybe it’s time to go...
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    Are you using a battery backup/power conditioner...

    Are you using a battery backup/power conditioner for the EFIS?
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    The plane impacted the ground in transition from...

    The plane impacted the ground in transition from inverted to vertical but in that vertical moment it was traveling in a very unusual direction. The relative wind was on the bottom of the wings. The...
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    I’ve seen an 8 second clip from a high viewpoint....

    I’ve seen an 8 second clip from a high viewpoint. That’s a very lucky man. HOLY CRAP lucky. I love happy endings!
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    246-1/2” CTC front axle to back axle +/- a 1/2”...

    246-1/2” CTC front axle to back axle +/- a 1/2” for error. That should be darn close for any post-1962 180 or any 185.
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    Backcountry’s door goes back far enough to make...

    Backcountry’s door goes back far enough to make back seat access/egress pretty simple. The left side window is big enough for emergency egress with plenty of room to spare. It's a mirror image of the...
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    My understanding is that Victory is the Phillips...

    My understanding is that Victory is the Phillips equivalent of Aeroshell’s Plus oils. Phillips advertises Victory as having Lycoming’s scuff additive, like anyone in aviation is still in need of...
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