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    I have owned and flown three planes; the ag wagon...

    I have owned and flown three planes; the ag wagon was a blast to fly and made me good money, the Beaver on floats was fun but lots of load/unload and now a C170 with 180 hp. The duster was the most...
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    I have an insulated cover by BRUCE out of Cal....

    I have an insulated cover by BRUCE out of Cal. Then I had an upholsterer sew up two sleeves and a cone for the prop. I used indoor/outdoor carpet. A bungee from one blade to the other ,through a loop...
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    Slightly off topic but still about external...

    Slightly off topic but still about external loads: In about 1977 two fellows thought it would be a good idea if one of them hung on to the strut of a Cessna ag truck and the other flew a circuit....
  4. I have used a sea hawk inflatable boat and it was...

    I have used a sea hawk inflatable boat and it was fine for casual use. Zodiac or Metzler are the big names in inflatables; used by coast guards and whale watchers etc. I have also used a porta boat...
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    Extra bug repellent for sure. I know a pilot who...

    Extra bug repellent for sure. I know a pilot who went down in summer, no injuries and just had to wait one day for pickup but the bugs about drove him nuts. First nations, reserves, aboriginals;...
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    Should be easy; first stop float base in...

    Should be easy; first stop float base in Kenora,Ont. -Flin Flon ,Man.-La Ronge ,Sask.- Cooking Lake,Alta- Then up the hiway to Alaska. These are all major float bases with fuel and Maint. My Beaver...
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    I am just now putting FED AWB 2500s on my 170 ....

    I am just now putting FED AWB 2500s on my 170 . The installation drawings show approved for only C 170 and C180. Progressing slowly but can see the end. Took over 3 months to round up all the parts...
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