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    There's a MAIN (left) and AUX (right) if you have...

    There's a MAIN (left) and AUX (right) if you have two tanks and the stock setup. The valve down by your left foot is the shut-off to the engine and must be on or no fuel goes to the engine. The...
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    It is probably not required by Canada, but it is...

    It is probably not required by Canada, but it is by the US FCC for both the PIC and the aircraft.

    From the FCC website: "Aircraft operating domestically that do not land in a foreign country or...
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    The barrel has to be longer than the minimum...

    The barrel has to be longer than the minimum length, it has to be declared on arrival (DO NOT FORGET TO TELL THEM) and I think you have to pay a $25 cdn fee and fill out a form. It has to be locked...
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    I remember reading an article a long time ago...

    I remember reading an article a long time ago about a guy who started before strapping in, and was surprised when the throttle was stuck wide-open. Hit a hanger because he couldn't get his feet on...
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    ​It's a matter of scale; I've met some cyclists...

    ​It's a matter of scale; I've met some cyclists will spend thousands to save a few ounces. I suppose an MD-11 or a B747 operator is happy if they can get rid of a ton here and there.
  6. Maybe this one? It has a discharge light and an...

    Maybe this one? It has a discharge light and an over voltage light:

    40999

    It's probably overkill just for a light, but it's pretty bulletproof.
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    Visit your local machine shop. You'll need a 1"...

    Visit your local machine shop. You'll need a 1" standard, which is a precision rod ground to the correct length. On many of those, there is a small set screw under the barrel. It's loosened about...
  8. Thread: Ski tubes!

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    Alaska Bush Pods are good also; door at the back...

    Alaska Bush Pods are good also; door at the back for full length items.
  9. Thread: Ski tubes!

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    Skis donít weigh that much, but if you start...

    Skis donít weigh that much, but if you start adding things like pvc tubes and so forth, it might get a bit western. Gun cases are pretty common, but probably donít introduce as much of a twisting...
  10. Two dingbats set up a range and were target...

    Two dingbats set up a range and were target shooting at Z40 one day on the side of the runway towards the inlet (where I was approaching from). Because of the sun, I didn't see them until I was...
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    I have 3M polyurethane prop erosion tape on my...

    I have 3M polyurethane prop erosion tape on my struts and jury struts in strategic areas. It's clear, thick and sticks very well, as long as you prep the surface properly. ...
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    I have the Wag tanks. I took them to FAD for the...

    I have the Wag tanks. I took them to FAD for the forward ports and gauge fittings, and both leaked badly. Wag wouldnít honor any sort of warranty because they had been modified. The welder at Attlee...
  13. I've run into those types of systems in several...

    I've run into those types of systems in several places; shared ownership and a dozen or so different keys which charge back to the key's owners. Usually, there's a number posted for whoever does...
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    I'll second that recommendation.

    I'll second that recommendation.
  15. . . . every year.

    . . . every year.
  16. This entire premise wouldn’t have gotten past my...

    This entire premise wouldn’t have gotten past my high school journalism teacher. D minus.
  17. This really pisses me off; clueless local...

    This really pisses me off; clueless local reporters (and law enforcement?) immediately assuming that the law is being broken whenever something seen is outside their narrow realm of experience. I...
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    Billy Gibbons looks a lot bigger up close.

    Billy Gibbons looks a lot bigger up close.
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    That happened to mine. It was real hard to start...

    That happened to mine. It was real hard to start when warm; mis-diagnosed as a failing starter until hand-propping was tried. The bearings were actually squeezing the crank when it was hot. Dodged...
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    Can you use mogas with a 160? I have an...

    Can you use mogas with a 160? I have an 0-320-B2B and it needs 100LL. Maybe I didn't look into it far enough?
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    By that logic, it’s okay to do as you like as...

    By that logic, it’s okay to do as you like as long as you don’t get caught? I’m going to stick with my methods, thanks.
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    Nope. Basic Med is not recognized by ICAO, so it...

    Nope. Basic Med is not recognized by ICAO, so it won't work in Canada.
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    The other thing I did (once) was to get a SIM...

    The other thing I did (once) was to get a SIM card from Rogers and signed up for a pay-as-you-go mobile plan. It didn't work everywhere, but saved me a metric megaton on roaming charges. If you...
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    From CAR (Canadian Air Regulations) ...

    From CAR (Canadian Air Regulations)

    "Requirement to File a Flight Plan or a Flight Itinerary
    602.73(1) Subject to subsection (3), no pilot-in-command shall operate an aircraft in IFR flight...
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    I heard wrong then. Thanks!

    I heard wrong then. Thanks!
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