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    I’m afraid I’m bad about this but I won’t sign...

    I’m afraid I’m bad about this but I won’t sign off any pipers with the old struts. The only reason is the liability involved should a old style strut fail. It’s truly a shame we have gotten to this...
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    I’ve found the testing to be much harder now days...

    I’ve found the testing to be much harder now days than in the 1960-70’s. The FAA is justifying there jobs and I think a lot of it is academics have gotten involved in the training. Though they don’t...
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    I’ve read thru all the post and really take...

    I’ve read thru all the post and really take offense at many of the comments, but in fairness there must be reasons for the negative comments. I don’t have a answer for this except did you confront...
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    Charlie could you see him at the old ABX.

    Charlie could you see him at the old ABX.
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    LOL, you say that until you have a 1400 lb load...

    LOL, you say that until you have a 1400 lb load and are rolling down a mountain strip wanting to make the trees small and they are getting bigger. My 180 had a little less than 900 lb useful.
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    I had a 56’ and it was fun flying, the A185F I...

    I had a 56’ and it was fun flying, the A185F I have now is quite different. The old one was quick and the young one is sluggish, wish that worked in life!
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    2x Mike, had it happentome also.

    2x Mike, had it happentome also.
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    Thomas Dietrich from the Husky folks has gotten...

    Thomas Dietrich from the Husky folks has gotten his STC for the one piece tail spring and started delivery’s as of last week. They have been tested quit a while and haven’t had any failures.
  9. DGA, sorry if this upset you, but sometimes we...

    DGA, sorry if this upset you, but sometimes we ask each other questions that will save us time when we have lots of work to do on a few airplanes and most thing one of the guys here have done and we...
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    The company’s that sell the tarp covered...

    The company’s that sell the tarp covered buildings sell them, Shelter lodging I think is one.
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    In Seldovia one of the local guys brings a...

    In Seldovia one of the local guys brings a tractor trailer to the airport and sets it blocking the main wind direction. Then most guys here bring a vehicle out and tie to them. We get lots of high...
  12. Also run an extra wire out the wing, you never...

    Also run an extra wire out the wing, you never know.
  13. Well the saga goes on, they approved my SI on...

    Well the saga goes on, they approved my SI on July 9th and as of today my AME was told they hadn’t mail my medical certificate yet. They said they were busy but said they would email me the...
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    Well Bill when in Alaska do what we do , put the...

    Well Bill when in Alaska do what we do , put the gear down and jump in and grease it. The cold water is mind over matter,lol. You can only do what you can.
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    Sorry so late to this thread but here is what...

    Sorry so late to this thread but here is what I’ve been doing. “Green Grease” is the best I’ve found and listed as a acceptable grease by Wipline. In-expensive and you can get it on line or Walmart....
  16. And then.... there’s GRANDKIDS. we go south to...

    And then.... there’s GRANDKIDS. we go south to northern NY in the winter to be near them. Can you say winter and the ever present taxes and lib-tards . I don’t recommend it if your not there to see...
  17. Thanks Randy, a close friend is a AME for a long...

    Thanks Randy, a close friend is a AME for a long time and he keeps me calmed down and told me not to call in a rant,lol, so in the mean time I’m stuck on the boat fishing. This weather up here has...
  18. I'm in the same spot, submitted in Feb. and they...

    I'm in the same spot, submitted in Feb. and they are still playing. There isn't anything else they can ask for now after several request and still waiting. They made the statement they were...
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    Thank you Charlie, I’ll be in touch. thanks...

    Thank you Charlie, I’ll be in touch.
    thanks Hotrod, I’ll call them.
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    Painting a C-185 in BC

    Anybody know of a good shop for painting a 185 in BC. Iíve heard the pricing is better there. Iíve gotten a couple est. in ANC and they are a bit high. Thanks, Tom
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    For your first time working on Cub brakes why not...

    For your first time working on Cub brakes why not find a A&P that will work with you on this and then you will know how things are set up. If the brakes lock up on landing a Cub will go on its nose...
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    I'm not telling anyone else what to do , I myself...

    I'm not telling anyone else what to do , I myself file a 337, log entry and in this case have the TXP checked and a logbook entry for that. Also include a statement of the flt check in the log book...
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    Beautiful country where is it?

    Beautiful country where is it?
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    LOL,Jliltd you sound like me! Been flying since...

    LOL,Jliltd you sound like me! Been flying since 1966 and love flying anything.
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    OK Cpt. R, take a small step back your getting...

    OK Cpt. R, take a small step back your getting close to the jaws of the trap. Don't talk yourself into knowing what's wrong before you find the problem. I don't know the laws in Canada so all I can...
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