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  1. anything Piper printed was for a 1750lb, 150hp -...

    anything Piper printed was for a 1750lb, 150hp - Supercub. Your airplane will need to be flown to figure it out...I would be leery of formulas, more inclined to start flying it lightly loaded first,...
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    Atlee Dodge
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    People need to realize that the FAA doesnít have...

    People need to realize that the FAA doesnít have the resources to make flying safer in Alaska. They talk the talk but donít walk the walk...They want everyone to fly IFR for safety reasons, but wonít...
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    I wonder if, instead of waxing Oratex, you used...

    I wonder if, instead of waxing Oratex, you used Aerospace 303? Maybe someone has tried this, Lars?
  5. Dodge makes an insert/doubler for the PA18, to...

    Dodge makes an insert/doubler for the PA18, to prevent that damage from happening...you could manufacture your own for the J-4. Good idea if you are in a high wind area...
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    For me anyway, it’s always been about the working...

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    I think he meant 140hrs a month...

    I think he meant 140hrs a month...
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    They are there to protect your plastic...

    They are there to protect your plastic windshield...
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    Called Atlee himself about a dented shock strut,...

    Called Atlee himself about a dented shock strut, was on the ice off Kotzebue and Atlee sent it air cargo that afternoon!!! Said “send me a check when you get the bill”. You won’t find that kind of...
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    What did the AeroLED cost? I know they have a...

    What did the AeroLED cost? I know they have a very bright tail beacon. If you have the rudder mount beacon already, I would just replace that and put two wingtip nav/strobes in and call it good.
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    As an owner of an adjustable pilot seat in a...

    As an owner of an adjustable pilot seat in a PA-18, I found the fixed pilot seat in the PA-12 to be too far forward...if you are a shorter person it may not be an issue. Otherwise, if fit is not an...
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    Two Swans arrived in Fairbanks yesterday, flew...

    Two Swans arrived in Fairbanks yesterday, flew down 2R and ski-2 on their way to Creamerís Field...
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    You sound bored Tim...do you need a job?

    You sound bored Tim...do you need a job?
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    The Bose leads have cheap wiring, they fall apart...

    The Bose leads have cheap wiring, they fall apart inside the wire bundle.
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    What did you set the idle mixture to? What is...

    What did you set the idle mixture to? What is your idle rpm, when you are adjusting the idle mixture?

    A leaking primer can cause issues, have you eliminated this? Are your spark plugs black with...
  16. Thread: Stuck Oil seal

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    Try alcohol on the glue, see if that will loosen...

    Try alcohol on the glue, see if that will loosen it.
  17. Didn't say it was Hagelands, Hagelands was...

    Didn't say it was Hagelands, Hagelands was operating Caravans and Navahos when they were absorbed into the RAVN Group. It was the old Hagelands, under the Tweeto Clan that had many accidents with the...
  18. I’ve hijacked this thread enough but you want to...

    I’ve hijacked this thread enough but you want to mention Hagelands, they killed more than their share out there. If there is such a thing as a share of lives. The last bad one with a low time pilot...
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    Do you realize the 170 with no oil cooler, has an...

    Do you realize the 170 with no oil cooler, has an air blast tube pointed at the oil temp probe? That would be the first thing I would block off. Then read what your oil temp. really is. I would be...
  20. The Yupik People deserve better than low time...

    The Yupik People deserve better than low time pilots flying 50 - 60 year old 207s around...You can romanticize all you want about it, it is pure stupidity. The YK Delta produces some of the worst...
  21. Talk to Mike Morgan at Pro Flight, they may be...

    Talk to Mike Morgan at Pro Flight, they may be looking for a CFI. You can pay the bills and build Alaska time.
  22. I think we are hired up, Iím just flying and not...

    I think we are hired up, Iím just flying and not in any management capacity though. Iíve timed out the last six years running, so canít complain about a lack of flying. The North half of the State...
  23. I donít need to ask anybody about their time...

    I donít need to ask anybody about their time there...The smartest thing they are trying to do there is, get local Natives trained up to fly, they already live there. Let them fly their own people...
  24. Most of the latter model cubs came out of the...

    Most of the latter model cubs came out of the Piper factory with the beacon mounted on the rudder...So the best remedy would be to replace the big/tall beacon with much smaller/lighter, low-profile...
  25. I would definitely go to the low profile style,...

    I would definitely go to the low profile style, led beacon. Also make sure your upper (and lower) hinge is free and well lubed... You induce a tremendous amount of torque on that rudder tube, between...
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