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    The STC was issued in the 1960's, was not issued...

    The STC was issued in the 1960's, was not issued aircraft specific at that time. I have a copy of the STC and all of the drawings. It was for PA-18, standard gear. It was used for my plane field...
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    Yes, the Alaska statewide digital mapping...

    Yes, the Alaska statewide digital mapping initiative is the best Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for the state, although it is not complete in its coverage. The data is free public domain, but I do...
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    Those Inhumane Barking Collars

    Now that’s funny.


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  4. Thanks Steve, well done. If you do an extra...

    Thanks Steve, well done. If you do an extra video you may want to include your technique for replacing the bearing races in the tailwheel halves and pivot pin. We have our tricks so as to not...
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    I am a ForeFlight fan. You DO NOT need to have...

    I am a ForeFlight fan. You DO NOT need to have cell service to have all of your electronic charts/plates/AFD supplements, or other documents when you fly, they are downloaded on your iPad/iPhone. I...
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    Contrary to others experience I run my Honda...

    Contrary to others experience I run my Honda 1000s and 2000s on 100LL almost exclusively and never had a problem. Same goes for my snowmachines, chainsaws, outboard motors, weedwhackers or whatever....
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    If your in Alaska give me a PM and we can go for...

    If your in Alaska give me a PM and we can go for a flight.


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    I have ADS-B out 978UAT and 1090ES both. My post...

    I have ADS-B out 978UAT and 1090ES both. My post had subliminal poor humor, encouraging poster and others to install ADS-B out. It’s night and day difference the amount of traffic that shows up on...
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    A photo with both. ...

    A photo with both. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171214/298f166f6c78462391e34cb4142f1ccd.jpg


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    If you had ADS-B OUT, you would be “pinging the...

    If you had ADS-B OUT, you would be “pinging the tower”


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    I got some good ski flying in the last two weeks...

    I got some good ski flying in the last two weeks of November. Haven't been out since December 3, nor do I plan to until we get some cold to set things up. There is a good snow cover and base out...
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    OK, want to chime in here. I've been hard bush...

    OK, want to chime in here. I've been hard bush flying PA-12s continuously since 1977, somewhere around 4,000 hours. Have probably less than 50 hours in an -18. The thing to keep in mind here, is...
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    Here is what Pacific Cooler says. Why not add 1...

    Here is what Pacific Cooler says. Why not add 1 or in this case 2 heat elements.

    http://www.oilcoolers.com/article_oil_cooler_woes.asp


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    I put the Reiff oil heater pads on 79H and 53M...

    I put the Reiff oil heater pads on 79H and 53M based on at least 3 failures I can remember hearing about from cold oil congealing. All were similar in that it was real cold -30 or more, and for...
  15. Your Favorite Hand Gun for Flying in AK, MT, ID?

    OK, I will add my 2cents. This thread has focused on weapons, ammunition and shooting competency. All valid elements of self protection from bears but all are secondary to the key item of...
  16. Mark I have a folding stock 870 and magazine...

    Mark I have a folding stock 870 and magazine extender 12 gage I probably bought when you were flying here in 70s. Good choice, I’ve killed bears with it. However, since I fish a lot I was getting...
  17. .480 Ruger Magnum 2.5” in chest holster. Easy...

    .480 Ruger Magnum 2.5” in chest holster. Easy draw while wearing fishing waders.


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    You should find that Honda 1000 won’t need an...

    You should find that Honda 1000 won’t need an extra fuel tank for normal single preheat, even at extreme temperatures.
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    Stratus Xpndr

    I have an ESB in cub. Super happy, has worked flawlessly. Beauty is you can couple with Stratus 2S for ADSB-in and take 2S and your tablet with you if you fly other planes. Get the Txp-2S data...
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    Linda at AK Wing Covers very good to work with....

    Linda at AK Wing Covers very good to work with. So is Doug at Fine Line. I'm lucky as my covers came with plane I bought from SB. :-)

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    That's darn clever Stewart! Sent from my...

    That's darn clever Stewart!

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    Backcountry Engine Preheat

    I came to realization that many people posting haven’t dealt with deep cold. Gary and I have and vollied good advice. Time of exposure in cold is key. Land, yank Honda, one or two pulls, plug in...
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    Expense? What's money worth when it's -20 and...

    Expense? What's money worth when it's -20 and your 100 miles from nowhere and can't get plane started and weather moving in and you might be there a few days. Geeze I'm really glad I saved a...
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    My plane is 12, pod a bit bigger. I slide it...

    My plane is 12, pod a bit bigger. I slide it through door on side, then once in pod stand it up, turn it sideways and push it all the way forward. They will leak on side.

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    I know Gary, we have been going on here. The old...

    I know Gary, we have been going on here. The old McGrath trick with cardboard box propped up with stick over Honda in heavy cold. Right height stick to let air in, and not too high to keep warm in....
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