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  1. Thread: 29" tires

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    29" tires

    A friend of mine has a Maule fitted with shaved 29" Airhawks on ABW 10" wheels.
    Even shaved, the tires are pretty heavy.
    I saw another Maule recently, tied down on my airport,
    which was fitted...
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    If you can figure out just which parts you need,...

    If you can figure out just which parts you need, you might check with these guys.
    Nice exhaust work at reasonable prices.

    Custom Aircraft Parts
  3. Interesting to me that FAA renewal is only $5....

    Interesting to me that FAA renewal is only $5.
    That can't even come close to covering the time spent processing the renewal.
    Washington nicks me $65 a year for my state registration.
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    Nice rifle! Mauser mark X? Never owned a rifle...

    Nice rifle! Mauser mark X?
    Never owned a rifle with one but I've always liked those full length (aka mannlicher) stocks.
    What's the cartridge-- round nose bullet, maybe a 7x57?
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    TV news is now reporting 4 people were on board....

    TV news is now reporting 4 people were on board. All killed.
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    A Caravan crashed in the Seattle area yesterday,...

    A Caravan crashed in the Seattle area yesterday, both occupants killed.
    Original conjecture was that it was a skydiving jump plane out of Harvey Field S43, which is just west of the crash site,...
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    I feel sorry for Micro if they take the hit here...

    I feel sorry for Micro if they take the hit here & have to pay out a big settlement.
    They're based near me at Anacortes airport,
    and from what I've seen are not a big, high-dollar outfit--
    just a...
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    Not my airplane, but my buddy the owner would...

    Not my airplane, but my buddy the owner would rather not have the pressure altitude displayed,

    As far as knowing what you're transmitting,
    I occasionally ask the controllers at the nearby Naval...
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    Thanks. We googled up that manual online and...

    Thanks.
    We googled up that manual online and found the parameter settings,
    but missed the part about how to set them using the knobs.
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    Mode C is required in transponder-required...

    Mode C is required in transponder-required airspace.
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    Becker 4401-1

    Becker 4401-1
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    I had the opposite thought... PTT on stick, trim...

    I had the opposite thought...
    PTT on stick, trim switch near the throttle.
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    Becker transponder

    A friend of mine put a Becker txp in the Luscombe 8E he just finished restoring.
    It has an altitude display on it that always reads low, sometimes way low.
    Turns out that apparently it displays the...
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    I've heard the best thing to do with an airplane...

    I've heard the best thing to do with an airplane after ditching in salt water is to immerse it in fresh water for a while.
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    I've owned this 180 for about 8 years, and have...

    I've owned this 180 for about 8 years,
    and have run it on mogas the whole time--
    80% mogas / 20% 100LL until fuel prices got so high,
    and pretty much 100% mogas since then--except on trips when...
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    My 470K is over TBO so I'll have to overhaul it...

    My 470K is over TBO so I'll have to overhaul it one of these days.
    But so far it's running great: good compressions, good oil pressure, and not making metal--
    so I'll just continue to run it.
    ...
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    I believe Knisley sells a dual exhaust for the...

    I believe Knisley sells a dual exhaust for the 53-55 C180 which incorporates larger diameter tubing for better breathing.
  18. Who's making those decisions?

    Who's making those decisions?
  19. I installed a Tailbeacon on my C180 back in...

    I installed a Tailbeacon on my C180 back in October 2019.
    My first flight generated a failure--
    I can't remember which field but uAvionix told me it was probably due to not enough txp warm-up time....
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    Using my laptop, I add pics to a post just by...

    Using my laptop, I add pics to a post just by clicking the "photo" icon at the top of the quick reply block.
    Left-click "from computer", left-click "choose file", find your pic & double-click it,...
  21. Actually, yes I do-- a relatively light 53 model...

    Actually, yes I do--
    a relatively light 53 model with a 470K & 88" mac.
  22. There are a lot more variations in 185's than 14...

    There are a lot more variations in 185's than 14 vs 28 volt, and wet wings vs bladders.
    You should study up before buying:

    Cessna Skywagon Year Changes | Skywagons.com

    Do you really need a...
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    Never got to look close at the gear on a Moose,...

    Never got to look close at the gear on a Moose,
    but I did check out the gear on a 320-powered Rebel once.
    Appeared to be aluminum tubing & angles, pop riveted together.
    Looked like it was...
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    I guess I'm curious why it's a great float plane...

    I guess I'm curious why it's a great float plane but just marginal on wheels?
    I would think quick off the water would equate to short takeoff on land...
    but I have absolutely zero float time so...
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    Was a final report ever issued for this accident?...

    Was a final report ever issued for this accident?
    The passenger was a local guy from my area,
    I know some of his relatives.
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