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    Thatís not true Gabe. Leasehold fees have been...

    Thatís not true Gabe. Leasehold fees have been reduced for 3 years due to my and others petition to reduce leasehold fees from the CARES Act relief. For the last 10 years the leasehold rates have...
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    Birchwood as a Muni?

    Iíve had an airplane based at Merrill Field since 1973, and owned a hangar there since 2012. Iíd have to disagree that itís poorly managed. There is a check and balance of the Merrill Field User...
  3. Yes Lou, 122.750

    Yes Lou, 122.750
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    Must of missed it. Been living at my bush cabin...

    Must of missed it. Been living at my bush cabin since end of November. Iím in town tomorrow and Sunday, I will try to remember to look for it when Iím in the hangar if you still need it.


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    Itís important to know that the W&B the mechanic...

    Itís important to know that the W&B the mechanic issues from weighing an aircraft to determine the aircraft empty weight and CG is different from the operational W&B used for the pilot to determine...
  6. Why are you using 123.45? 122.725 is the air to...

    Why are you using 123.45? 122.725 is the air to air frequency, and nobody uses it. I laugh because "fingers' is jammed, and nobody on the set aside air-to-air frequency. There are rules and FCC...
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    Here is mine, forgot about the request. 60034 ...

    Here is mine, forgot about the request. 60034


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    Kinda depends whatís under the snow. If hard...

    Kinda depends whatís under the snow. If hard frozen ground itís one thing, if itís water saturated unfroze inlet mud, you canít tell how soft it is with snow over it. Thatís what happened to me. I...
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    My original-12 pod was wider than the current...

    My original-12 pod was wider than the current ones. I know this because my Honda 1000 generator fit better in the original pod turned sideways upright and moved to most forward part of the pod.

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    Not long odds in doing it, learned that a long...

    Not long odds in doing it, learned that a long time ago. I flipped my lightly loaded PA-12 on 30Ē Airstreaks back in the early 80s going duck hunting with 4Ē snow on mudflats. Was testing the snow...
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    Bill Firmin's first pod was for his -12, I'm not...

    Bill Firmin's first pod was for his -12, I'm not sure where the mold went, maybe Bobby Piatt when he finally got all of the Pod business. I had the 3rd one he built for others. No top in the pod,...
  12. The inevitable is getting much closer. In my...

    The inevitable is getting much closer. In my flying career I have seen purple, green and now maybe blue AvGas go away. A key to previous attempts was our past powerful senator "Uncle Ted" Stevens...
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    Meanwhile my payment is on hold, have no way to...

    Meanwhile my payment is on hold, have no way to figure out how to get my money sooner than February 2 since PayPal says since im an infrequent seller. I'm going to Costa Rica so it will be longer...
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    What they are saying it is for the seller. ...

    What they are saying it is for the seller.


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    Thanks Gabe. Buyer could not find that. ...

    Thanks Gabe. Buyer could not find that. However, they are going to make me pay taxes on the item and shipping costs, PLUS their cut of a handling fee, and they have been using our money for 3...
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    PayPal is total ripoff

    Just a note to readers. On a thread about a member looking for a set of hydrosorbs, I sent a private message that I had hydrosorbs and lower legs and we had some conversation and agreed to a...
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    Will try to remember to post a photo tomorrow...

    Will try to remember to post a photo tomorrow when Iím at the hangar.


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    Seaplane Doors

    Hereís some photos of 53M doors. Right hand the same. Field Approval in paperwork. Automotive hatchback pneumatic lift units. ...
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    Interesting Stewart I only use LH door to get in...

    Interesting Stewart I only use LH door to get in and out. I leave the ski hydraulic pump in year round so thereís more room coming in and out on the left side, especially in winter gear and bunny...
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    I have two spare sets of PA-18 hydrosorbs and...

    I have two spare sets of PA-18 hydrosorbs and lower legs for 3Ē extended PA-18 gear on a PA-12. Could part with one set as I run AOSS and they are just backup. DM me if your interested.


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    Or C-310/320 or Navajo. Put a camera hole in a...

    Or C-310/320 or Navajo. Put a camera hole in a King Ar and the optically perfect glass was $40k from Zeiss in the year 2000


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    Seen him and others do it. I used to help...

    Seen him and others do it. I used to help retrieve planes when I was young. @mam90 was in on quire a few flying home under ferry permit. Bringing a crashed plane back to civilization was unheard...
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    You might put a winch in the hangar. I do it to...

    You might put a winch in the hangar. I do it to pull plane in on bushwheels or wheelskis as I have an incline to the door.
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    Fluidyne Fli-lite Ski 3000 question

    I have STC and all drawings. Itís older one so totally transferable, not limited to a single use.


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    iPhone mount

    @stewartb For reference I continue to use the Nano mount with a standard size Motorola MotoZ with the large magnetic pad. It stays put even when operating in really rough terrain. I hear what your...
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