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    I'll bet the surrounding area was a blue cloud of...

    I'll bet the surrounding area was a blue cloud of smoke filled with Swiss-accented swear words !!
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    . Heidi ?

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    Heidi ?
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    Just received this from AVEMCO. Looks like...

    Just received this from AVEMCO. Looks like they'll be at the aviation show, so they can be asked directly, rather than just speculating.







    We are excited to be back in Alaska! Be sure...
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    Frank, When friends ask about visiting Alaska, I...

    Frank,
    When friends ask about visiting Alaska, I generally recommend renting an RV out of Anchorage. There are several companies located close to the airport and they're used to dealing with...
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    Folks that's the honest to God truth, though I'm...

    Folks that's the honest to God truth, though I'm sure he had far more than the shotgun. The best part is that the Secret Service found out that as Bo was the local agent for Northern Air Cargo, they...
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    Honey locust? Does it have big, nasty,...

    Honey locust? Does it have big, nasty, multi-branched thorns? Long bean pods?
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    How long are your arms and do you have an extra...

    How long are your arms and do you have an extra elbow in each ?
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    $5.00 for a washer/spacer? You might also...

    $5.00 for a washer/spacer?

    You might also need need a longer hinge pin.
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    High Road to China

    High Road to China
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    What does your oil look like? How quickly does...

    What does your oil look like? How quickly does it turn black after an oil change. I had a broken ring that allowed blow by. Oil turned black within an hour after oil change and used a quart in 4 -5...
  11. You were able to get airborne?

    You were able to get airborne?
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    Gotta ask. Where in the world do you get a whole...

    Gotta ask. Where in the world do you get a whole garbage bag full of flower petals? What kind of flowers?
  13. Yeah. This is good advice. There are a number of...

    Yeah. This is good advice. There are a number of discussions about helmets on this forum and it would be well worth your time to check them out.

    Jim
  14. A small container with an assortment of PK...

    A small container with an assortment of PK screws, nuts and washers of various sizes, bolts common to the size on your Cub, cotter pins, and a couple spring clips for the tailwheel/rudder chain. A...
  15. Another thought about running the engine to warm...

    Another thought about running the engine to warm it and the oil. Make sure you're not parked on gravel or anything loose that might get picked up by the prop when you're idling or advance the...
  16. If it's been in the 60's during the day, the...

    If it's been in the 60's during the day, the thermal mass of the hangar and floor will likely help keep things from getting too cold over one night. I keep a couple jugs of water in the hangar for...
  17. A good reason to put your N number in big, bold...

    A good reason to put your N number in big, bold lettering on covers.
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    The simple answer is less than 5000 ohms, and...

    The simple answer is less than 5000 ohms, and test using the ohm scale on a multimeter. But it really would be worth your time to read the cited article and do a search here on the forum for spark...
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    I wonder how many of the planes that might be...

    I wonder how many of the planes that might be included in a potential AD still have the original rudder, or one made by Piper prior to 1974?
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    Oliver, it still might be a good idea to check...

    Oliver, it still might be a good idea to check the resistance of your spark plugs. If I recall correctly, there was concern in the report cited that indicated excessive resistance could lead to...
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    I felt kind of stupid after asking this question...

    I felt kind of stupid after asking this question in the original post, but there has been a lot of good discussion and comments. Thank you all.

    Tvativak71,..."Dickie Armstrong"'...that name...
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    Lots of good comments here that could be...

    Lots of good comments here that could be considered by someone building a hangar. Maybe that was the intent of the OP.

    After more than 25 years of tending aircraft tied down outdoors in Alaska,...
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    Oliver, have you done this? Easy to do with the...

    Oliver, have you done this? Easy to do with the Ohm scale on your multimeter. What brand are your fine wire plugs? Search for the thread on resistance in plugs. The "gradually getting harder to...
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    Well, not going to worry about it anymore....

    Well, not going to worry about it anymore. Forecasting 14 inches of snow this week. Need to get the snow blower ready.
  25. Well, by now after 41 posts the OP should have a...

    Well, by now after 41 posts the OP should have a pretty good idea to check the fuel shut off valve and maybe a fuel selector. Anything else he should have checked?
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