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    As a former GP user and now FF user I wouldn't...

    As a former GP user and now FF user I wouldn't mind any updates on new improvements to GP that keeps a person in their camp. Especially with regards to detailed terrain overlays on their map page. ...
  2. Teach me to go off my memory. I thought it had...

    Teach me to go off my memory. I thought it had made it here. I may give it a try next year when it arrives.

    Jerry
  3. Are there any more reports on Starlink speeds and...

    Are there any more reports on Starlink speeds and reliability. Are there any Alaska users out there yet? I'm currently with Matanuska Telephone Association and the prices are fairly high with low...
  4. Thread: Sat phone

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    I agree in principal but the thing I like about...

    I agree in principal but the thing I like about the inReach is having weather in written form so I can review it. As an example if I call(via sat phone) Palmer FSS for a current TAF and it ends up...
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    All I can say about the tragedy above is that we...

    All I can say about the tragedy above is that we lost a good one. He was a very capable as a pilot, a combat vet, and a great family man with a wonderful family. If there ever was an all around...
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    This is some good news

    https://www.foxweather.com/weather-news/alaskans-brace-for-a-record-12-feet-of-snow-in-two-days

    Off with the tires and on with the ugly red boards.

    Jerry
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    Thanks Steve. I was about to start this exact...

    Thanks Steve.

    I was about to start this exact thread as I'm looking for an electric hoist also. So far the Milwaukee 2 ton and the Advantage A-200 in 110v version is what I'm looking at. Both...
  8. I primarily use collagen casings but occasionally...

    I primarily use collagen casings but occasionally use hog casings for linked sausage. The collagen never seemed to have any real presence when it come to eating and I have never pealed a single inch...
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    I had to sit on my hands on this one knowing...

    I had to sit on my hands on this one knowing Charlie was first in line. You now have all the parts you need to make one working Jump Pack.

    Jerry
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    Most all of the repairs to board like this are...

    Most all of the repairs to board like this are done under a microscope. I have an optical scope for soldering and a digital one for parts ID and cataloging the repair since I have no memory. If you...
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    I was going to PM you about the potential of an...

    I was going to PM you about the potential of an internal short in a hot cell. Moving it is a great idea. I would snip all balance wires ONE AT A TIME and tape the ends. I cannot see the main...
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    Assuming you get legitimate cells I would guess...

    Assuming you get legitimate cells I would guess the match will be just fine. To replace a single old cell with a new cell that has a different year of manufacture would be a bad move. I took an old...
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    I think your gut is correct. It looks like the...

    I think your gut is correct. It looks like the one cell has an internal short and there is no way to save that. If it were just below threshold it would be worth a try. I would not try to charge...
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    Do you have a lab power supply capable of...

    Do you have a lab power supply capable of constant current and constant voltage modes? If so you can bring back your flat cell and it may come back to life. LFP is more tolerant of over discharge. ...
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    Are you saying the cells swelled after opening? ...

    Are you saying the cells swelled after opening? You can check each cell voltage. Ever failure I have observed in series LFP cell packs happens to a single cell, regardless of how the internal...
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    The charge density of LiFe is in general lower...

    The charge density of LiFe is in general lower that the other Li chemistries. Many upsides to LiFe in the aircraft word, but it takes more of it than you will see packaged in something as small as...
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    I have two Micro Start jump packs (XP-1 and...

    I have two Micro Start jump packs (XP-1 and XP-10HD) and a NOCO GB50. It sure would be nice to combine the features between the two companies. Then you would have a real nice jump pack.

    The...
  18. Thread: Hand Propping

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    No challenge here. Just wondering why? I've...

    No challenge here. Just wondering why? I've never owned an EarthX Jump Pack. What do you like about it over the NOCO GB?

    Jerry
  19. Thread: Hand Propping

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    Pulling my battery and starter for three months...

    Pulling my battery and starter for three months is how I ending up learning the ropes on prop starting. It was a good way to learn and I recommend it to anyone the feels like I do that this is an...
  20. Thread: Spark plugs

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    Thanks Web. Stoddards has them but they are in...

    Thanks Web. Stoddards has them but they are in sealed tubes and they were happy to let me cut them open and test them after I buy them:smile: Darn capitalist!

    I'm suspicious of the readings but...
  21. Thread: Spark plugs

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    I thought of the parts store measurement but I...

    I thought of the parts store measurement but I think they may be in sealed packs like standard plugs.

    FYI - I'm using a Fluke 87V and cleaned the plugs before testing. I would think that would...
  22. Thread: Spark plugs

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    No air pressure. Just using a multimeter. I'm...

    No air pressure. Just using a multimeter. I'm not as sold on the fine wires as some and don't have a spare. I did stock up on 4 more Tempest REM 40E and will just throw them at the bottom and see...
  23. Thread: Spark plugs

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    I'm curious if anyone has tested the resistance...

    I'm curious if anyone has tested the resistance of the Champion REM38 fine wires. I tested the four that I use on the bottom plugs and the resistance was all over the map. In round terms 5K, 2M,...
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    And the pumps in the Maule clearly state "For...

    And the pumps in the Maule clearly state "For Automotive Use Only".

    But then again I don't think Facet touts any of their pumps as "Aircraft" rated.;-)

    As far as tossing any jelly bean diode...
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    Web, as I understood the original post it was a...

    Web, as I understood the original post it was a reference to a Facet Cube style which as I understand it is a solid state circuit activated coil.

    I have two of the Facet Pumps in post#3 and no...
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