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    A couple hangars at my airport have ductless heat...

    A couple hangars at my airport have ductless heat pumps.
    I dunno a thing about them re purchase & operating costs,
    but people sure like them for homes.
    Might be worth looking into.
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    make & model? 338 federal makes a lot of sense...

    make & model?
    338 federal makes a lot of sense to me, if you want a big heavy bullet but not an excess of recoil & blast.
    Most everything these days (and always) has been about belted cases &...
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    A question for those who run chainless.... I'm...

    A question for those who run chainless....
    I'm curious if you remove the spring (p/n 3222) to make the t/w free-castoring?
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    After all the comments by others about...

    After all the comments by others about off-airport ops....
    re-reading your original post, it sounds like that will not be the case.
    And that your partner just wants bigger tires for the cool...
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    How much does your compass weigh? 51860

    How much does your compass weigh?

    51860
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    So you're gonna do the Grove conversion to 6"...

    So you're gonna do the Grove conversion to 6" wheels?
    How bout the Desser 850 smoothies-
    bigger, but inexpensive enough for pavement use.
    The 26" Goodyears are up to over $1600 a set,
    and they...
  7. Thread: New Cub

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    Same guy must have painted both of them? A local...

    Same guy must have painted both of them?
    A local guy named Bruce Heiner redid a lot of airplanes,
    unfortunately he was killed in a crash several years ago.
    You could always spot a Heiner airplane...
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    My impression that the act of increasing AOA has...

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    [QUOTE=scout88305;785715] 51770 ...

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  10. Thread: Bushwheels

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    If it's being run tubeless, why would a little...

    If it's being run tubeless, why would a little slippage matter?
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    I've heard of people having the valve stem rip...

    I've heard of people having the valve stem rip out of 26" GY's at low pressure, due to the tire turning on the wheel.
    Need to put some monkey snot on the bead, or run more PSI.
    That's with C180's &...
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    IMHO this is the kind of "dragging it in"...

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    Not necessarily. To me, "dragging it in" is a...

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    Everyone I know has one of these in their hangar.

    Everyone I know has one of these in their hangar.
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    I had charging issues on my last airplane. Took...

    I had charging issues on my last airplane.
    Took the alt off to take it down to auto-electric shop for testing.
    Checked out good.
    When I reinstalled it, I had to twist one wire to get it on the...
  16. Thread: Nice item !

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    I'm assuming these were sold as fund-raisers for...

    I'm assuming these were sold as fund-raisers for an airplane museum or similar?
    I volunteer at the Port Townsend Aero Museum in Washington.
    One of the items in the gift shop are pieces of flooring...
  17. Found one! 51621

    Found one!
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  18. Who can post a pic of that barbell-pumping Cub?...

    Who can post a pic of that barbell-pumping Cub?
    Tried to find one online a while back but couldn't.
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    IMHO anybody who writes "unairworthy" in someone...

    IMHO anybody who writes "unairworthy" in someone else's logbook is asking for a punch in the nose, or worse.
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    If it was me, I'd change out that 10 year old...

    If it was me, I'd change out that 10 year old battery just because.
    I had some electrical issues earlier this year, changed out my 5 year old Odyssey just because.
    A cheap way to eliminate a...
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    Pretty good video. I don't get much out of the...

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    You might talk to Tac Aero in Hood River Oregon....

    You might talk to Tac Aero in Hood River Oregon.
    They have several supercubs & do a lot of t/w training,
    not sure about their solo / rental policy though.
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    That Airtruk is so goofy looking that I still...

    That Airtruk is so goofy looking that I still have a hard time believing that it's a real airplane. :crazyeyes:
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    I just ordered a new thermostat for the propane...

    I just ordered a new thermostat for the propane foced air heat in my new-to-me 50x50 hangar.
    The new one goes down to 40.
    Warm enough to not need pre-heat, but low enough where it shouldn't use too...
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    I've yet to see a video which shows / explains...

    I've yet to see a video which shows / explains how to properly set the tension on the kingpin nut the first time around.
    It's always been a trial-and-error show for me.
    Initially I usually snug it...
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