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    FS: two KT79 transponders

    FOR SALE: two King KT79 TSO digital transponders.

    One was removed June 2019 for ADS-B upgrade. Including tray, encoder, & connectors (wires were cut so no intact harness).
    Working fine when...
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    Maybe a water-impeded landing instead of a...

    Maybe a water-impeded landing instead of a water-assisted landing?
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    I've had starting issues that I thought were...

    I've had starting issues that I thought were magneto related but actually turned out to be the plugs.

    https://www.aircraftmagnetoservice.net/magneto-troubleshooting-guide
  4. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    https://tlgw.aero/tlgw-specialties/av-jack I...

    https://tlgw.aero/tlgw-specialties/av-jack

    I first saw these at Tom Anderson's booth at the NW aviation show a couple years ago,
    I believe that Vern Goodsell down in Sisters OR manufactures them....
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    It musta been in the soup....

    It musta been in the soup....
  6. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    I do it the same way, only I use a nylon strap as...

    I do it the same way, only I use a nylon strap as a choker.
    I've tried a couple different versions of jack points that clamp onto or slide onto the gear legs--
    they always scarf up the paint & you...
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    I wonder what people in Germany are saying &...

    I wonder what people in Germany are saying & feeling today?
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    Old geezers, crackpots, and rebels.... nobody...

    Old geezers, crackpots, and rebels....
    nobody cares about them. ;-)
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    I used to own a 64 model C150/150TD, it was a fun...

    I used to own a 64 model C150/150TD, it was a fun airplane.
    Kinda regret selling it. (but I don't regret buying the C180 that replaced it!)
    Mine had all three of the "Texas Taildragger" STC's-
    320...
  10. Not quite on topic, but a month or two ago I...

    Not quite on topic, but a month or two ago I watched a pretty good hour-long documentary on tv about the DC3.
    I think it was on either the discovery channel or the Smithsonian channel.
    Maybe this...
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    43012 ...

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    http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2019/04/boeing-a75n1pt-17-stearman-n68825.html

    I'll testify to the comment about getting out after an injury.
    I was the passenger in this Stearman crash,...
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    I wanted to shitcan the vacuum equipment in my...

    I wanted to shitcan the vacuum equipment in my 180, but like your friend did want something "just in case",
    so a couple years ago installed a Garmin G5. Works just fine.
    I'm curious as to the price...
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    I've heard this referred to as cruising "on the...

    I've heard this referred to as cruising "on the step". Seems to work.
    Another similar, related phenomena:
    sometimes it seems my cruise speed isn't quite what it should be, although I'm in level...
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    Check out the local hardware stores, t/w steering...

    Check out the local hardware stores, t/w steering chain (aka sash chain) comes in different pitches.
    5 links of pitch #A is different length than 5 links of pitch #B.
    You can also slightly stretch...
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    I have BAS inertia harnesses, and really like...

    I have BAS inertia harnesses, and really like them.
    But I think you're giving Bud Blancher a little too much credit.
    All shoulder harnesses for the 4 place Cessnas are gonna mount in about the same...
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    What I've done is to tie a piece of dental floss...

    What I've done is to tie a piece of dental floss to the valve at the keeper groove.
    After pushing (drifting?) the valve out, use a hook of safety wire to pull the floss out of the spark plug hole so...
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    I used to own a C150/150TD, it had all the...

    I used to own a C150/150TD, it had all the logbooks & 337's back to day one,
    but not all of the installation drawings that were part of the three upgrade STC's
    (Lycoming 320, t/w conversion, LR...
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    [/I] If you can't or won't determine...

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    If you can't or won't determine approval via compliance with the cited policy statement or AC's & regs,
    I'd say the only source for the "existing approval" you seek would be from...
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    The info & links on this page should cover all of...

    The info & links on this page should cover all of your questions.
    I'm no A&P, but I'd prefer to reference the policy statement which is fairly cut and dry,
    vs trying to interpret advisory...
  20. Thread: K&N Filters

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    Seems like that stuff'd have to be way better, as...

    Seems like that stuff'd have to be way better, as in better flow AND better filtering,
    to make it worthwhile using instead of just buying an 8 or 10 dollar replacement Brackett element.
    My opinion.
  21. The registration expires if not renewed every 3...

    The registration expires if not renewed every 3 years.
    FAA then "de-registers" the airplane.
    This seems to be the major cause of de-registered airplanes.
    Sometimes due to carelessness, sometimes...
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    In a perfect world, yes. But IMHO less and less...

    In a perfect world, yes.
    But IMHO less and less people these days are staying aware of the "big picture".
    AKA situational awareness.
    The other day, I was riding with a friend, he made a "6 miles...
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    I've always run Bracket filters on my airplanes,...

    I've always run Bracket filters on my airplanes, including my current C180.
    Mainly cuz that's what they came with.
    Hard to imagine easier maintenance-- just replace with new at every annual for...
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    OMG where's the eye bleach?

    OMG where's the eye bleach?
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    Lets not forget "clear of the active", "taxiing...

    Lets not forget "clear of the active", "taxiing to parking", "at café / fuel pumps, taxiing to active", and the ever popular "overhead at 5,000 feet, northbound".
    Makes me envy the NORDO guys.
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