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    I think I had Chris Nesin hold mine. I think I...

    I think I had Chris Nesin hold mine. I think I still have clothes around here with yellow and blue on them.....:smile:
  2. Sounds like a bad prop strike in the past. In...

    Sounds like a bad prop strike in the past. In general a lot of the older cranks were tender and had very, very minuscule cracks from various misadventures over the years. The one in my 1959 C-90...
  3. Thread: Federal 1500 As

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    FS: Federal 1500 As

    One set of Federal Skis (A1500s) for your PA-11, Piper Cub, Taylorcraft, Champetc. With rigging. 6" wide. In good condition and drilled for UHMW bottoms for extra float in the powder of New England...
  4. Thread: Laser pointer

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    Good thing I wasn't flying wing on that mission....

    Good thing I wasn't flying wing on that mission. I would have rolled over for attack.
  5. Thread: Must be Winter

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    2 inches on the ground a week ago. Today it hit...

    2 inches on the ground a week ago. Today it hit 72. See what happens when you put the boat away and put the winter kit on the Cub!?!
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    Happy Anniversary, Mac! In memory of the Marines...

    Happy Anniversary, Mac! In memory of the Marines in my life, including my Uncle, Ora Glidden (Tarawa, Saipan and Iwo Jima), and my neighbor, Bob Laverty (Edson's Raiders, Guadalcanal and...
  7. Thread: EDO 1320s Project

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    FS: Interesting. They are appearing in the preview...

    Interesting. They are appearing in the preview ok. Thanks for the head's up--I shall consult with the Grand Poobah SJ for a cure.

    MTV, I also have a set of Federal 1500s if you know anyone...
  8. Thread: EDO 1320s Project

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    FS: EDO 1320s Project

    One set of EDO 1320s with data plates (these are certified, legal floats) from the latter part of the 40s when they were last manufactured. Rebuild started, but not finished. New bottoms (from Peck),...
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    America is an odd place. The fundamental...

    America is an odd place. The fundamental philosophy currently being sold to its inhabitants is "nothing is your fault--someone else is to blame". This is reflected in the evolution of America's...
  10. ...and I need ALL the help I can...

    ...and I need ALL the help I can get!:-P:oops:8):wink::-)
  11. Find a delightful, sound Champ or Cub that has...

    Find a delightful, sound Champ or Cub that has been checked out by a mechanic experienced with older tube and fabric airplanes. Make sure it has as few instruments as possible and no fancy...
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  13. Thread: PA-11 Fuel Tanks

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    I have the standard left tank and an old Stoddard...

    I have the standard left tank and an old Stoddard 9 gallon on the right. Rarely use the Stoddard (mine has a small leak). Much, much easier to simply toss a fuel bag or two in the back seat and...
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    What Glenn said. He's right.

    What Glenn said. He's right.
  15. Thread: EDO 1650 on a PA11

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    After experiencing the new PK2050Rs on the CC-SS...

    After experiencing the new PK2050Rs on the CC-SS 180, I have seen the future of float flying courtesy of the Grand Potato Man. Meanwhile, all these years later (10?) I still have a half finished set...
  16. Having shot the .404 Jeffrey I wouldn't want one...

    Having shot the .404 Jeffrey I wouldn't want one to clobber me in a crash. On that subject be careful about your placement of a weapon as the weapon can cause quite an impact on you in a crash. I...
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    Yeah, what's this ADS-B thingy people keep...

    Yeah, what's this ADS-B thingy people keep talking about? Heck, I just run flightradar24 if I need to see who else is putting a good deal of faith in winged things that might run into me.

    As luck...
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    That looks fantastic. Dwight R. also has a 337...

    That looks fantastic. Dwight R. also has a 337 he does for -11s for an extended baggage.
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    A buddy had a massive, expensive "stainless"...

    A buddy had a massive, expensive "stainless" infra red etc. grill on his deck that got klonged by a tree during a storm. The insurance company paid for a Brand New One. I loaded up the damaged one...
  20. Cub Wings Over Mapleton, Maine--The Exeter Wing Leader Smoke Show!!

    Once again One of Our Own has gone above and beyond the call and sits above the Salt for his unselfish (and admittedly great fun) contribution(s) to the betterment of our fellow men and women. The...
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    -90 on an -11 does tend to run a bit warmer on...

    -90 on an -11 does tend to run a bit warmer on the oil side. What Mike V. Says.
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    Pardon me, I can help. I speak fluent Douten. ...

    Pardon me, I can help. I speak fluent Douten. And I understand Crane will give another speech before awarding some gobsmackingly large trophy.

    JP
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    One of my business partners has used his time...

    One of my business partners has used his time quite constructively to build a gigantic chandelier for his Camp -- entirely out of empty Crown bottles. Go figure.
  24. Thread: Stromberg carb

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    Fresno Air Parts sells reasonably priced overhaul...

    Fresno Air Parts sells reasonably priced overhaul kits (gaskets and needle/seat). Sometimes the needle notch gets worn with use and will hang up; tapping on the side of the carb will free it up. ...
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    We have observed that even though the downtown is...

    We have observed that even though the downtown is virtually empty with no traffic and no people, our entry-level bureaucrats with Parking Enforcement drive by every hour with the Camera Car looking...
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