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    I go south for the winters now days, from...

    I go south for the winters now days, from Seldovia ,AK to northern NY where it’s been snowing on and off For a couple of days,lol.
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    Looking forward to this winter, I have a set of...

    Looking forward to this winter, I have a set of 1850’s for my Champ. This will be my first time on ski’s, so bring on the snow!
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    Hi Steve, I just got a quote from higher power...

    Hi Steve, I just got a quote from higher power for 13,500.00 pls 1800.00 shipping for a 46x14. When Diamond gave me 2500 off for shipping it made the deal.
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    Thank you, guess I’m going to put the order in.

    Thank you, guess I’m going to put the order in.
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    Diamond hangar doors, any advise?

    Looking at ordering a door from Diamond Doors, anybody bought one from them? They are offering free shipping up to $2500.00 . They are offering a 45x14 for $9500.00. Anybody had any experience...
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    I was doing Eagle surveys by flying over nest and...

    I was doing Eagle surveys by flying over nest and the Biologists would count the babies in the nest. As I was passing one I saw a Eagle launch from a near by tree coming right at the C-172, he was...
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    I had a problem with one set , the hose that goes...

    I had a problem with one set , the hose that goes from the gauge to the cyl. Was closing off when hanging down on a plane with Amph. Floats and held 80/80 or close to that.I noticed a problem when...
  8. This engine needs to have a cylender pulled for...

    This engine needs to have a cylender pulled for inspection. Being a Lycoming there is a big chance of Rustin the cylinders, the cam pitted and rust on the rods and basically in need of a total...
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    Sticky: Glen is that the site near Rome?

    Glen is that the site near Rome?
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    I’m with Mike, I don’t care for the VG’s on...

    I’m with Mike, I don’t care for the VG’s on Wagons. The Sportsman kit is the way to go and on floats I’d go with the WingX and the sportsman kit. Taught in a 185f with a kit and it would scare you at...
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    Lol, I can give you a ride to a good place not...

    Lol, I can give you a ride to a good place not far away, or call ahead and I’ll have it here. I’m all fired up with my new Champ, looking forward to flying on Skis this winter also.
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    The valve guide problem is so common in the O-200...

    The valve guide problem is so common in the O-200 they have named it “ morning sickness”. When Guides starts to stick you get a ruff engine on the first take-off and it clears up when warm. That...
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    If you guys are out and about my field is mowed...

    If you guys are out and about my field is mowed also. Stop by anytime., Tom
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    Wtb a Scott 4 rim

    Looking for a Scott 4 rim for a back up. Thanks, Tom
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    I know of a SC for sale for $169,000, rebuilt...

    I know of a SC for sale for $169,000, rebuilt like new. Buy a nice plane not a project and don’t look back.
  16. I’ve never seen the pre-load on the bearings...

    I’ve never seen the pre-load on the bearings change to the point of causing the aircraft to depart its path. Jack it up and spin the tire then you will know. If the brake is dragging that hard it...
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    Are the mask required?thinking of flying over...

    Are the mask required?thinking of flying over tomorrow, what time would arrivals be allowed? Thanks if anybody can respond that would be very helpful. Tom
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    Service instruction 1427C engine break in from...

    Service instruction 1427C engine break in from Lycoming
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    Look for a Lycoming SB on breaking in engines....

    Look for a Lycoming SB on breaking in engines. They give you a complete program on breaking in.
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    I guess the answer if Amazon getting into...

    I guess the answer if Amazon getting into aircraft parts business and shipping with Prime,lol
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    I didn’t read all these post, so if I’m redundant...

    I didn’t read all these post, so if I’m redundant please forgive. I recently went thru this with Spruce, I ordered a couple lengths of Sceet tube and the shipping came to $67.00. It came in a 12” box...
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    Please keep us posted on your trip down thru...

    Please keep us posted on your trip down thru Canada, I plan on bringing my Husky down in late July. Thinking I will make it to MT. Then turn East and stay in the States to the East coast.
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    Here is a good tip for Skywagons! Door handles...

    Here is a good tip for Skywagons! Door handles are Ford Falcon.Mac’s in western NY SELLS THE $274.00 handle for under $20.00. The part number is the same except Cessna put a -C after the #. The...
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    When I was a LEO in FL , I flew nights a lot...

    When I was a LEO in FL , I flew nights a lot hunting for bad guys. I used a pair of 7x 30 compact. I would turn the lights about off in the cockpit and fly with one tube and watch the instruments...
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    Flying from Alaska to the lower 48

    Wondering if anybody knows the current status of flying thru Canada from AK to the lower 48. I need to fly a Husky down in late summer and just thinking that it might not be practical with the...
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