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    Iron Inge and myself. Pic 2, Delta-2, Iron...

    Iron Inge and myself.
    Pic 2, Delta-2, Iron Inge, Delta-3. Not sure where Delta-1 was that day.
  2. I think the info here is enough to SWAG my...

    I think the info here is enough to SWAG my calculations for a possible useful. There are a lot of highly modified 12s out there with very creative weight and balance sheets.
    Boy, the prices have...
  3. Cubpilot2 I have weighed 3 sets of Cub rigged...

    Cubpilot2
    I have weighed 3 sets of Cub rigged EDO 2000s, on the digital truck scales up by the local dump. 259, 265 and 271. After deducting the weight of my snowmachine trailer.
    Probably...
  4. So that was 100 lbs without your tailwheel...

    So that was 100 lbs without your tailwheel weight?
    I keep thinking my old PA-11 with PA-18-95 gear and 26 inch Goodyears, plus the tailwheel was around 100 pounds when I removed it for floats.

    I...
  5. Super Cub gear legs and tailwheel assembly weight?

    I am cubless right now and only have the Ponked C-180. I wish I would have kept some of my old Cub weight and balance info.

    How much does the average Scott 3200 tail wheel assembly weigh ( with...
  6. I ran a scope into the empty fuel bladders....

    I ran a scope into the empty fuel bladders. checked the finger strainers.
    There is one flap cable that runs under the main fuel line from the valve to the firewall. It just barely clears the tubing...
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    Which way.?

    Which way.?
  8. Yes that cable was close. Another bizarre...

    Yes that cable was close. Another bizarre engineering mystery. I particularly enjoyed only being able to turn the B nuts 1/64th of a turn before repositioning the wrenches..
    The o rings in the fuel...
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    Are the Tangos 1500 pound gross?

    Are the Tangos 1500 pound gross?
  10. Thanks for all the measurements. I was thinking...

    Thanks for all the measurements. I was thinking that a AirFrames wide body would be more like a PA-12 in width. ( around 33 inches at the front seat back and 32 inches at the front of the door. ) ...
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    Mine was J3C paperwork and a data plate, used...

    Mine was J3C paperwork and a data plate, used with PA-11 parts and Atlee Dodge STCs. I had the C-90-8 engine. It was the most fun plane to fly. Easy to work on, light weight to move around. She...
  12. What a huge pain in the donkey that was.... Who...

    What a huge pain in the donkey that was.... Who the heck though that was a good spot for the selector? Good thing I was in there since somebody who did the last couple annuals left the cotter pin in...
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    FS: That was my question.

    That was my question.
  14. Has anyone here ever flown a RANS S-7 on floats or amphibs?

    Has anyone here ever flown a RANS S-7 on floats or amphibs? I was wondering how they have enough usable load?
  15. Odd that Air Frames 4 seat double wide is...

    Odd that Air Frames 4 seat double wide is certified, but the 3 seat PA-12 type is not.
  16. I do not have it on my P-Ponked 180

    I do not have it on my P-Ponked 180
  17. Shoulder Width of fat body 18 compared to 18???

    Does anyone know offhand the should width at the front seat of a fat-body PA-18 verses a Stock PA-18?

    IS it the same as a PA-12 (33 inches at the front seat shoulder and 36 in the rear) or...
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    I did a float rating with a guy who had a PA-14...

    I did a float rating with a guy who had a PA-14 with a 180 horse, a squared tail and doors on both sides. It was a very zippy 14.. I sent him an e-mail but have not heard back...

    I think the...
  19. The pisser just started to drip. Out in the...

    The pisser just started to drip. Out in the middle of nowhere of course. And I could get it to stop by snapping the plunger a half dozen times. But apparently the engine and air vibration on the...
  20. Fuel strainer and fuel valve both decided to start leaking at the same time. WTH?

    Suddenly this week my fuel strainer started to leak.. So I turned off the fuel and then my main valve started to leak that same day.
    Very weird. Blue stains and buckets until I got her drained. ...
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    They claimed to have some sort of deal for CFIs...

    They claimed to have some sort of deal for CFIs using their own planes. But as you can see, it did not work for me.
    The only good thing AVEMCO has, is that they will let you pay by the quarter and...
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    Sometimes I doubt there is any rhyme nor reason...

    Sometimes I doubt there is any rhyme nor reason to how they come up with policy costs.
    One phone conversation with AVEMCO.

    ME: Can I get a policy for dual instruction only on floats with my...
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    Hot-Rod, who are you using? I was told that...

    Hot-Rod, who are you using?
    I was told that mine would be less if I was not on floats. Odd since floats seem much more safe than tail-wheel to me...
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    Alaska Air Guard rescues pilot, passenger near...

    Alaska Air Guard rescues pilot, passenger near Tyonek

    By David Bedard | 176th Wing Public Affairs | Sept. 3, 2019

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Airmen with the Alaska Air National...
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    I am pretty sure the winds were gusting to 36...

    I am pretty sure the winds were gusting to 36 knots at Lake Hood the day of the exciting landing. The buildings and other things around there were probably funneling winds in all sorts of weird...
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