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    Very kind of you, indeed. If you know of...

    Very kind of you, indeed.

    If you know of someone going through that nightmare right now this might help:

    Here's what worked for me and my advice based on that (I didn't even have a wallet to ID...
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    No doubt. When Connie and I did the whole "Final...

    No doubt. When Connie and I did the whole "Final Voyage Of The Mischief" series we bought a couple cheap Zebco 202's (combos) to take and then throw away. We're still using them and they still look...
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    You - in Tulsa? Was it still Zero Hour Bomb...

    You - in Tulsa? Was it still Zero Hour Bomb Company or had they changed that by the time you got there?
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    Zebco 33 O-Ring Replacement + Drag Fixes

    https://youtu.be/NEU56UGzxXo

    Many of these reels are sitting around and simply need an O-ring - here's how to do it (multiple ways) and get them back on the water where they belong. Drag fixes...
  5. My gold claims were on the Umpqua and off the...

    My gold claims were on the Umpqua and off the Rogue - Myrtle Creek/Merlin areas. Matt Mattson gold in any search engine will get you on them and more.

    To the point, I've had a re-think - I'm not...
  6. Before your post I hadn't thought about it, but I...

    Before your post I hadn't thought about it, but I like the Piper idea - they're very quiet compared to the Cessna products and a lot easier on a little kid's ears. They sure were on mine.

    I had a...
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    Good observation. I would add if adding a header...

    Good observation. I would add if adding a header tank make sure it has provisions for drainage and/or is installed where it always feeds. A header installed with the feeds rearward is what caused...
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    Thanks for that. Was in and out of a lot of...

    Thanks for that. Was in and out of a lot of stuff, but one of my regrets is never getting ahold of a Helio or 235C Rallye.
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    Thanks for that. The guys we had practicing were...

    Thanks for that. The guys we had practicing were always in T.O. & landing config. so I didn't get to see the inside slats doing their thing, but that must've been the loud bang on base to final. ...
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    62155 I'd like to know how often the Helio...

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    I'd like to know how often the Helio pilots see that root slat come down.
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    I could see how that would be true. 62149 ...

    I could see how that would be true.

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    From what I've seen, the designs following the Rallye and Helio are the best of the best (weighted independent operation).
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    Excellent advice. I will admit missing the...

    Excellent advice.

    I will admit missing the trim once and almost suffered the same fate in my 180. Too much concentration on the trees and not enough on procedure (for me) - and ended up like the...
  13. Assuming the above configuration. Similar to...

    Assuming the above configuration. Similar to Denny's (you'll be on the edge a few seconds and need to practice this):

    I can't tell you any speeds since this was by feel:

    1. Go to neutral trim...
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    OK - I did the sausage & cabbage deal we've...

    OK - I did the sausage & cabbage deal we've talked about. I couldn't find Penrose and did some checking - the factory burned down for the big sausages like I remembered, though you can still find...
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    It is good news, for sure and if others are...

    It is good news, for sure and if others are reading all this and need it - get it! It's worth it.

    I wish the flying thing could happen, but after 18 years away - it's over. When I had that...
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    LOL. I think you're all pretty safe taking shots...

    LOL. I think you're all pretty safe taking shots as I'm pretty sure he's gone now. There's a thunderstorm brewing here and I'll take no chances of a bolt from Mt. Olympus though.

    Just in from...
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    Well - just in time for the topic on AgCats &...

    Well - just in time for the topic on AgCats & SuperCubs a fellow classmate (graduated in the class ahead of me) sees Low Level Flying Techniques (Art & Science of Flying forum here) on YouTube and...
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    Exactly right. American Basswood. I'd never...

    Exactly right. American Basswood. I'd never heard of it before so couldn't even guess that one. A guy also ID'd it on a fishing forum I used to be very active on (when it was active too).
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    Surgery center called, good to go for surgery on...

    Surgery center called, good to go for surgery on the left eye 7:30 am tomorrow. Vision on the right is simply amazing. Just want to get this thing completed now - at least I'm no longer taking off...
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    Just got back from post op in Dothan. Got the...

    Just got back from post op in Dothan. Got the doggie protector off. Pretty amazing, really. 20/15 for distance and 20/15 close. Yesterday I had what felt like sand in my eye all day, today that’s...
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    I have to say it was my favorite of all to fly.

    I have to say it was my favorite of all to fly.
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    Thanks for that addition. I couldn't remember...

    Thanks for that addition. I couldn't remember that if you'd paid me. At this point things are getting a little fuzzy. Like you, looking back I was very fortunate in what I didn't do. The older...
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    AgCats & SuperCubs

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    Rules from my first flying job (circa: 1982) - Extended wing light frame 450 Cat in spray mode:

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    I was hired to fly a 1962 extended wing (into a B-model) “light frame” AgCat with...
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    The key others have keyed in on is "no sign of...

    The key others have keyed in on is "no sign of life." Trace that down (and probably is a grounding switch) before flying because that kind of thing can let you down fast. Once you get that handled...
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    Those are automatic?

    Those are automatic?
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