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    He needs to be dropped off about half way between...

    He needs to be dropped off about half way between here and there and see how long he can tread water!
    John
  2. Exactly, bad policy!! Has absolutely NOTHING to...

    Exactly, bad policy!! Has absolutely NOTHING to contribute to safety, and in fact will most likely negatively affect safety.
    John
  3. Put it together as usual and fly it home. I guess...

    Put it together as usual and fly it home. I guess that's where the "outlaw" will have to come into play. Maybe on a weekend or holiday so there aren't any prying eyes to see. I've seen stuff get by...
  4. What a load of BS!!! I agree with...

    What a load of BS!!! I agree with Skywagon...we've had it taken away from us!! Basically what it's going to do is make outlaws out of 90% of us when it comes to this stuff. I'm damned sure not gonna...
  5. I think it's past time to remind them who they...

    I think it's past time to remind them who they actually work for. This is way beyond ridiculous!!!
    John
  6. No real huge difference here, but I did gain some...

    No real huge difference here, but I did gain some speed when I switched from Firefox to Explorer.
    John
  7. Yep, I'll have to grab a different laptop.......

    Yep, I'll have to grab a different laptop.... I'll do it in the morning!
    JH
  8. I'm running a PC with firefox and it's like the...

    I'm running a PC with firefox and it's like the speed of government here. All my other sites seem to be normal.....:sad:
    John
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    Yeah...I was on fire! Started at just a shade...

    Yeah...I was on fire! Started at just a shade after 7am and was done about 12:15. First IA exam that Bob Speicher gave. Leo said he was really groaning, figuring he was going to be there all day!...
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    Yep, I did mine in '88 and had a helluva time...

    Yep, I did mine in '88 and had a helluva time because I kept getting motion sickness from the microfische reader pages moving!! Still got the test written before lunch and got a 100%, but didn't...
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    Used to see lots of them with diesel Tornado's on...

    Used to see lots of them with diesel Tornado's on the back. The only good use I ever did see for one!
    John
  12. Turbine. :wink:

    Turbine. :wink:
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    We had Aerocets on our 185 and they were...

    We had Aerocets on our 185 and they were awesome!! Never seen a metal float that would take the punishment like those did! I think it was money well spent! I'm not sure what the availability of the...
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    Found the old "reminder aluminum wire".... ...

    Found the old "reminder aluminum wire"....
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    It's about a foot long, and wasn't outwardly in bad shape on one end.... I wont let any aluminum wire anywhere near me anymore.
    John
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    You DO have copper cable installed and not...

    You DO have copper cable installed and not aluminum, don't you? I remember the smoke rolling out of the cabin of our Warrior at work from that good ol' aluminum cable...in fact I saved a chunk that...
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    Try MQS buildings.. www.mqsbarn.com We just had...

    Try MQS buildings.. www.mqsbarn.com
    We just had them do a barn for us (40x80) and a few others up here have had them do hangars. Very quality work, and they beat everyone's prices by a good margin!!...
  17. Thread: Plating

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    I spent some time on the plating bench when I...

    I spent some time on the plating bench when I worked in the overhaul shop, stripping and replating master rod bearings, copper flashing link rod pins and such... that was boring....you were plating...
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    I'm 60x60x16 with a 50x14 HiFold door as well as...

    I'm 60x60x16 with a 50x14 HiFold door as well as a 20x60 lean-to shop on one side, connected on one hangar and 60x50 with a 50x14 Schweiss on the other. l'll go 100' square next time.... it's NEVER...
  19. What a crock......

    What a crock......
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    You can work the tape around a corner with heat,...

    You can work the tape around a corner with heat, if you have a little patience. I always put tape around windows or anywhere else that the fabric is touching a solid structure.
    John
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    Don't walk by a Stinson without looking at it...

    Don't walk by a Stinson without looking at it too.
    John
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    The issuing office will do their best to contact...

    The issuing office will do their best to contact the holder of the STC and resolve the issue. If it's not supported, then and only then will they give you info.
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    I understand that, but don't think I'd be done...

    I understand that, but don't think I'd be done until payment arrangements are made. I guess the FAA has a paddle for everyone's ass.... and they wonder why we don't always smile.
    John
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    To who's satisfaction? I'm not satisfied, so I'm...

    To who's satisfaction? I'm not satisfied, so I'm not signing.... I seriously haven't ever seen anything that says I have to sign if I'm not signing off .
    John
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    As long as the mechanic doesn't approve it for...

    As long as the mechanic doesn't approve it for service in accordance with 43.9, I wouldn't think there's one damned thing they can do.
    John
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