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    Mt. Rainier. It was an IFR departure in western...

    Mt. Rainier. It was an IFR departure in western Washington, but headed for CAVU in eastern Washington. :smile:


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    Ended up ickier than anticipated on the return trip, so picked out a...
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    Looked at the preview - well written, so I...

    Looked at the preview - well written, so I ordered it. Thanks!
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    The wear pattern, together with your LZ needs...

    The wear pattern, together with your LZ needs will dictate the pressure. Lower pressure will scrub off the shoulders of the tires and will make it hard to push the plane around. It will also...
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    Even I can find my way, given the magenta line on...

    Even I can find my way, given the magenta line on Garmin Pilot, simultaneously tracking inbound on a VOR, and radar with flight following! :lol:
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    Ha! Not with the terrain that's under (read...

    Ha! Not with the terrain that's under (read "in") this deck!! But it was an easy VMC climb to get on top, and CAVU at the destination.
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    Well, let's try again. SJ, is there a way to...

    Well, let's try again.

    SJ, is there a way to get this hosting software to properly handle copy and paste of photos? That's what I did. But this time I went thru the monkey-motion of...
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    Only a few miles of the undercast. Beautiful...

    Only a few miles of the undercast. Beautiful wx on the east side of the Cascades.:-)

    Edit: Hey, waitasec - Is the pic not showing up? It does here - - - -
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    Toledo, Wa enroute Pasco, Wa yesterday, at 9500...

    Toledo, Wa enroute Pasco, Wa yesterday, at 9500 ft. Headed to grandkid's 1st b-day party. Mt Adams in the background.

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    Did the weatherstripping on mine IAW the...

    Did the weatherstripping on mine IAW the instructions and materials that came with the door. Works well.
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    I have a 12 x 40 Higher Power door. My opinion...

    I have a 12 x 40 Higher Power door. My opinion is that it is very well engineered. On my particular door however, the quality control wasn't what I would expect. It came two feet too wide, but...
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    Almost all of this makes sense, but another...

    Almost all of this makes sense, but another aspect is that highly experienced and highly skilled folks mess up too. Sometimes big-time. Another piece is that the highly experienced could have a...
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    But for crissakes, don't "go west"!!!!!!!

    But for crissakes, don't "go west"!!!!!!!
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    I did read it.;-) Time and experience in the...

    I did read it.;-) Time and experience in the environment, not just the airplane type. Of course, that makes good sense. In that vein, wheel off-airport experience would be of some benefit...
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    I recognize the overall low time on floats, but...

    I recognize the overall low time on floats, but for experience in-type how does one get Beaver time other than commercially? Honest question - - -

    Edit: I have just a few hours more on...
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    I have the Atlee sight gages, which I installed...

    I have the Atlee sight gages, which I installed with the Atlee tanks in 2011. When they show empty they are telling the truth. They work great, but get yellow and more opaque with time. I cant...
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    That jack screw tower can be a stinker. If it's...

    That jack screw tower can be a stinker. If it's not aligned just right it messes up all sorts of related stuff. Don't ask how I know!
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    One more thought - if on a sideslope, like a...

    One more thought - if on a sideslope, like a beach, the uphill one should be on, especially if the tanks are getting low. I have demonstrated (on purpose) that it is possible to make a short taxi...
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    Thank you Web, I will check all of those that you...

    Thank you Web, I will check all of those that you mentioned
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    Rich, my -12 also has the original arrangement...

    Rich, my -12 also has the original arrangement of separate on/off valves. I use both on for landing and takeoff. The only reason not to, that I can think of, would be suspected contamination in...
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    If both are turned on, the fullest one is...

    If both are turned on, the fullest one is on.8):lol:
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    Here's a new issue for my plane. I recently...

    Here's a new issue for my plane. I recently installed a UAvionics wingtip unit, and I'm experiencing intermittent radio noise associated with its strobe. The unit is wired in accordance with...
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    Thank you, sir!

    Thank you, sir!
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    I've been following this with interest, and have...

    I've been following this with interest, and have a question. In my plane at least, the key switch is mounted directly to the instrument panel, which is screwed to the boot cowl, which is - - ...
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    I think maybe these?? ...

    I think maybe these?? https://www.mmbbearings.net/products/details/rep-series-male-thread#prettyPhoto with the downloadable spec here?? ...
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    Thanks for clarifying that for me, Mike.

    Thanks for clarifying that for me, Mike.
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