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  1. A few more details, I can recall, from my...

    A few more details, I can recall, from my experience:

    1) Remove and replace with temporary spreaders:
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    2) Back in the flatbed truck or trailer into hangar:
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  2. Any flatbed will work. I sold, removed and...

    Any flatbed will work. I sold, removed and shipped (last year) the 2100As to Washington.

    New happy owner!
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    The skis were shipped to Canada:
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    Get a Borescope and log cylinder trends...

    Get a Borescope and log cylinder trends graphically:

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  4. Sunday news about keeping Dillingham open to the...

    Sunday news about keeping Dillingham open to the general public:
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    “Ground” is relative. Contrasts: From a micro...

    “Ground” is relative. Contrasts: From a micro watch battery terminal to a nuclear generator earth ground.

    We all live with several different “Grounds” on a daily basis. Cars, iPADS, DC & AC....
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    I had a friend who flew a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle...

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    I would see what the static run-up RPMs are...

    I would see what the static run-up RPMs are (adjusted for density altitude), before any disassembly.

    Then you detect changes with more accuracy.
  9. Maybe there is still hope if the Army allows...

    Maybe there is still hope if the Army allows limited management of Dillingham and lowers the rent...

    Examples of military owned public access around the island:

    (1) Over on Eastern Oahu,...
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    Lycoming 0-320 Operator Manual, Page 57 Trouble...

    Lycoming 0-320 Operator Manual, Page 57 Trouble Shooting is a good little bit of interesting information to possibly start looking:
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  11. Skysurfer, thank you. Looks like there was more...

    Skysurfer, thank you. Looks like there was more to the story than I was aware of.

    The insurance number was for an R44 flight and hangar liability policy only (personal use).

    Times have changed....
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    Any heat involved? In tension or shear?

    Any heat involved?

    In tension or shear?
  13. Correct: Alternative hangar space, for...

    Correct:

    Alternative hangar space, for displaced aviators, could be more expensive most likely.

    South Ramp T-hangar @ PHNL



    Hangar HNL
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  14. Dillingham Airfield, HI lease expires, no renewal for civil operations (saddening)

    Very sad change of events...

    If you are a skydiver or glider pilot, Dillingham Airport on the North Shore of Oahu is sacred ground. The place is known and envied by many in the aviation...
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    In my experience a clogged drain is a sign of...

    In my experience a clogged drain is a sign of fuel tank damage or deteriorating. If you are sure the fuel is clean then, the debris is from the tank.

    How is the gascolator screen?
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    May I suggest the engine was screaming bloody...

    May I suggest the engine was screaming bloody murder? That’s a ton of metal.

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  17. Could we add meta data to pictures as to allow...

    Could we add meta data to pictures as to allow better search and find of pictures and graphics?
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    I had a similar issue with a Piper Navajo...

    I had a similar issue with a Piper Navajo vertical stabilizer. Lifting the nose wheel was needed each time.

    For Wips here’s a theoretical idea:

    Jack up the floats in the front under the keel...
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    It used to be fashionable to loop and roll the...

    It used to be fashionable to loop and roll the Aero Commanders (a Bob Hoover repertoire facsimile). Until the spar AD came along.

    Wing came off:...
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    Unfortunately many cubs get abused and the...

    Unfortunately many cubs get abused and the incident never gets logged or inspected. Pilots/mechanics look the other way due to inexperience or may be even neglect.

    Notable examples: Ground loops,...
  21. I admire the willingness to share and help...

    I admire the willingness to share and help others. Flying in Alaska is challenging and the more good information the better! Thank you Ted!
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    Don’t rule out an air induction issue...

    Don’t rule out an air induction issue (obstructions or leaks). Happens a lot.

    Fatal example: Mechanics changed the fuel injection system completely out but, it was a delaminated induction hose.
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  23. Thread: Oil temp

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    Any deformation (or buildups) I would chuck it.

    Any deformation (or buildups) I would chuck it.
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    I personally know several pilots that have...

    I personally know several pilots that have ditched aircraft like the RV8, Cessnas, Piper twins etc. and were able to deal with it without a chute.

    250 NM NorthEast of Maui is where the Trades are...
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    Video courtesy of the USCG. Ran out of gas after...

    Video courtesy of the USCG. Ran out of gas after 2500 miles.

    Reminds me .... “Missed it by that much”, quote Agent Maxwell Smart, CONTROL, circa 1965


    https://youtu.be/gBCUQlF3MMU
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