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    They are running Wheels or floats ?

    They are running

    Wheels or floats ?
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    Anyone know why there is a 185 on floats on the...

    Anyone know why there is a 185 on floats on the gravel at Campbell Airstrip ? Looks like they sat it down without too much damage to the Wipline floats. Gouges in the gravel.........
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    Is this a one time thing, ie haul it into your...

    Is this a one time thing, ie haul it into your cabin and leave it there or do you plan to fly around with it tied on a few times a year ?

    I might bind a load together with ratchet straps, like...
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    There was a time 30 years ago when a idiot kid...

    There was a time 30 years ago when a idiot kid landed in a glacial river and found more than one large rock under the silty water. He put a nice gash in the forward compartment of Edo 2000s.

    He...
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    The device(s) you choose depends on your goal. ...

    The device(s) you choose depends on your goal.

    Here the Alaska State Troopers are responsible for SAR.

    The caveat to that is aviation which is passed off to different entities, namely the...
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    If i need to get a message out thats what my sat...

    If i need to get a message out thats what my sat phone is for.
    Each person is different in what they need.
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    At the lake hood pilots association breakfast...

    At the lake hood pilots association breakfast yesterday a speaker was there from the rcc. Said 406 elt was number 1 and spider tracks was number 2. After that he liked the inreach but didnt think...
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    If you're doing any big cramps get yourself a...

    If you're doing any big cramps get yourself a good pair of hydraulic crimpers with a good set of dies. There are a lot of different types of crimp connectors but as Stewart said Polar Wire is a...
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    I use permaseal crimp connectors then heat 'em up...

    I use permaseal crimp connectors then heat 'em up and get a good seal. I've yet to have any problems.

    https://store.polarwire.com/content/96-97.pdf
  10. NTSB Identification: ANC85LA007 ...

    NTSB Identification: ANC85LA007

    The docket is stored...
  11. I really don't remember. It was either my senior...

    I really don't remember. It was either my senior year in HS or my freshman year in college and details like that just didn't matter. I am sure you are right though, in the 20' range would make...
  12. Many years ago (the 1980 era) the owner of a...

    Many years ago (the 1980 era) the owner of a large A/E firm here in Anchorage flipped his amphib 185 off the end of my dock in very late October. The lake froze before they plucked it out. They...
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    We got done with inspections of bridges and the...

    We got done with inspections of bridges and the railbed on Saturday. Some of the aftershocks of 5.0+ had us going back and re-looking at some so it took a while. Then we had to rebuild track....
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    You don't need a float slip to park on Lake...

    You don't need a float slip to park on Lake Spenard on skiis. You can park out in the second row on the lake. If you have a buddy with a shack near by you might even get to use his power. It can...
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    I work for the Alaska Railroad. We lost track,...

    I work for the Alaska Railroad. We lost track, have at least one building in shambles and have our incident command center stood up. There won't be any train movement this weekend. How long this...
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    Just wondering how many of you commenters have...

    Just wondering how many of you commenters have flown that route or over that 3,000 foot ridge that seems like a mountain growing out of a mountain ? (RandyK excluded)

    Have stood on the glacier...
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    I've been on that mountain twice. Stood on top...

    I've been on that mountain twice. Stood on top of it once.
    It simply creates its own weather.
    Weather does not have to "roll in from the west" to turn a incredible summit day into a holy hell what...
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    Reading that mapping article makes me wonder...

    Reading that mapping article makes me wonder about the flight in May with the student pilot who flew into the hillside above Portage.
    If the GPS information was incorrect, and he flew into the crud...
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    Put it up against the N struts, tie it down. ...

    Put it up against the N struts, tie it down. Hold it back about a foot from the prop. If it will get in the cables, block it up some while tying it on, then remove the blocks. Use good rope, the...
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    You could use a dtmf tone relay to turn the...

    You could use a dtmf tone relay to turn the lights on/off.
    Cheap and simple
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    With a wire, it sure would make getting loads on...

    With a wire, it sure would make getting loads on and off the spreader bars a pain too. Not everything fits well against the struts.
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    Flying around AK in the cub on Edo 2000's since...

    Flying around AK in the cub on Edo 2000's since 1981 and never had a cable.
    I don't think it's a "must have" at all.
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    Do the Geranimo conversion and turn it into a...

    Do the Geranimo conversion and turn it into a real airplane.............
  24. Doesn't it state that you're allowed on crew...

    Doesn't it state that you're allowed on crew member to help load / unload and not a "passenger" ?

    Hopefully this does not affect Beavers with Edo's setup with the plywood clamps for hauling full...
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    They had some suspension problems and are out of...

    They had some suspension problems and are out of Galena this morning.
    For pics ...

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Team-Maine-Racing/44258434735

    or

    https://www.facebook.com/snowmobilerace
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