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    77į in sunny Austin, heading for 18į in snowy...

    77į in sunny Austin, heading for 18į in snowy Wasilla. Ugg.
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    Mike probably drilled mine when I was on a...

    Mike probably drilled mine when I was on a different task. Where the stops are located will be determined by where you locate the slat leading edge relative to bottom of wing.
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    If nobody answers first Iíll be home tonight and...

    If nobody answers first Iíll be home tonight and can take whatever measurements you need. Here are a couple of pics. We modified a couple of stops to allow gust locks at each slat. Highly recommended!
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    There should be stops in your hangers.

    There should be stops in your hangers.
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    There’s a G3X module that does lights, too. I...

    There’s a G3X module that does lights, too.

    I think VP offers a backup battery separately. I used a TCW IBBS. I routinely update my G3X without using the aircraft battery. It also buffers power...
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    Cash is King? Not in my book. I bought an...

    Cash is King? Not in my book. I bought an airplane once and the seller wanted cash. Getting $80K from the bank was a pain. For him to deposit $80K was also a pain. And in that case the $80K never...
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    Vividia VA-150. It has its own screen. Two way...

    Vividia VA-150. It has its own screen. Two way articulating camera end. $179 on Amazon.

    Having an articulating tip is a big deal. I have another scope without an articulating tip. Handy for lots...
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    My 180’s battery has been on the firewall for...

    My 180’s battery has been on the firewall for over 20 years. I'd owned the plane for 3-4 years before the change. There’s no down side that I’ve found.

    Before you buy the Dodge box you may want to...
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    For the last 10 days the TX temps have averaged...

    For the last 10 days the TX temps have averaged around 70į higher than my AK home temps. And some folks wonder why people snowbird? I’m not a full-fledged snowbird but I’ll take what I can get!
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    I agree with the seller. Avoid interpretation. As...

    I agree with the seller. Avoid interpretation. As is, where is. If my IA says good? Good enough.
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    All it replaces is breakers. My panel has lots of...

    All it replaces is breakers. My panel has lots of breakers while elpcub’s Vertical Power equivalent had almost none. FWIW, if you add a GDL your smart phone has lots of backup capability. When I...
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    The G3X works with Vertical Power. Garmin...

    The G3X works with Vertical Power. Garmin engineers prefer independent circuit breakers but I think the install manual mentions Vertical Power and I know one member here at least that’s used them...
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    All you need for trim is a string potentiometer...

    All you need for trim is a string potentiometer at the jackscrew. The G3X will indicate it. You can set ticks for limits or favorite trim positions.
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    Looking back at my projects the worst “miss” was...

    Looking back at my projects the worst “miss” was not adding provisions for cargo tie-downs in the baggage area in my old -12 prior to powder coat. Lesson learned. I have Ancra plates on added...
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    Probably a motor to operate the jackscrew like...

    Probably a motor to operate the jackscrew like Bill Rusk’s. That’s not a bad way to go. I’d like to find a way to do it on a Skywagon.
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    FWIW, the weight of the motor doesn’t change how...

    FWIW, the weight of the motor doesn’t change how my door fits. My left side window is top hinged and it doesn’t change, either.

    Hopefully you added seat belt tabs to the airframe. I wouldn’t spend...
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    I’ve sold a thousand miles of Pemko self-stick...

    I’ve sold a thousand miles of Pemko self-stick and if the surface is clean, it sticks. Mine’s holding like the day I stuck it on.
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    I placed mine on the door frames. The long leaf...

    I placed mine on the door frames. The long leaf is showing wear at the sill from my butt dragging on it getting in and out. Even with chunks missing itís still perfectly effective.
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    Are you using a linear actuator or a motor to...

    Are you using a linear actuator or a motor to spin a conventional jackscrew?
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    New Holland TC-30 w/backhoe and loader. Very...

    New Holland TC-30 w/backhoe and loader. Very handy tool. Had an old Kubota prior. Taught my nephew how to drive a stick with that tractor. Fond memories.
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    I did. 8# of short ribs, avocados, fresh...

    I did. 8# of short ribs, avocados, fresh tortillas, etc so we can feed Barbacoa Tacos to our guests who come over to watch Texas A&M vs LSU (I LOVE rivalry week in college football.) Good times ahead...
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    No ski flying until late February-ish. I still...

    No ski flying until late February-ish. I still need to figure how to attach to TK-1 gear but I think welding Trick Air brackets can be done, especially if I scallop the fixture bases to keep welds...
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    Thank you for the disparaging comments. It...

    Thank you for the disparaging comments. It reinforces everything I’ve come to dislike about the website. Mike was right. Social media really does suck.
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    If you canít tell a good Cub from a bad one by...

    If you canít tell a good Cub from a bad one by looking at it? Hire someone who can. If you want to know how good a Cub flies? Let the seller demo it while you watch from the ground.
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    Bivy INSIDE the bag? Would that be a bag liner? I...

    Bivy INSIDE the bag? Would that be a bag liner? I use bag liners for all seasons mostly to keep my sleeping bags cleaner. For a bivy? I've had a few but Hilleberg's Bivanorak is far and away the best...
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