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    Ted, the "strip" actually extends down to where...

    Ted, the "strip" actually extends down to where you likely landed closer to the old lodge site. The lower strip just hasn't been maintained (neither has the upper) and it is more rough and overgrown...
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    Hi Bill, we were the two 180s on wheels that...

    Hi Bill, we were the two 180s on wheels that passed right by you as you were coming East along the coast just up from point yakataga, very near the beached timber barge with the cranes. Wish I had...
  3. Thread: 44mag

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    The grip with the extra pad is VERY nice, but...

    The grip with the extra pad is VERY nice, but with my light 329 scandium frame, some rounds can still be no fun. With the stock grip, it was downright painful. This actually happened after shooting...
  4. This is a common special issuance. As long as you...

    This is a common special issuance. As long as you are not making further stones, shouldn't be a problem, but the deferral can still take 2-3 months. Yearly KUB x-ray, and a note from your doctor...
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    Didn't seem afraid of the downwind turns off the...

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    Didn't they have a used one at Rainbow?

    Didn't they have a used one at Rainbow?
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    Jerry, headed north from Boise on the 27th. Give...

    Jerry, headed north from Boise on the 27th. Give me a call if weather happens to hold up your departure. What is the landing area at Liard Hot Springs? Thanks.
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    Bill, I used a heat gun to form the slight...

    Bill, I used a heat gun to form the slight extended bottoms around the edges before rivetnig, but when the material is cold, the heat gun is only working a small area. With the thinner 1/8" that I...
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    I look forward to many more posts from the...

    I look forward to many more posts from the distinguished member from Missoula. Perfect way to start things off!
    Cheers, Matt
  10. Thread: bear fences

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    Thanks Stewart!! I wonder if this problem had...

    Thanks Stewart!! I wonder if this problem had anything to do with the failed polar bear protection?
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    I would second scooters comment on ensuring a...

    I would second scooters comment on ensuring a proper ground. Can be difficult with rocky soils. Consider taking kids or another type of testing device to test your setup once in place. I often need...
  12. Need help from someone who has done the Kenmore Upgross Kit to the 180

    When you do the Kenmore Kit, you need a non-linear rudder centering system. If you had an old model rudder centering system and the aileron rudder interconnect these needed to be removed.
    I am...
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    Miles' first landing

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    Stopped in Bella Bella (the paved strip) on our...

    Stopped in Bella Bella (the paved strip) on our last trip North. Nice little coffe and sandwich shop right on the field. Gas wasn't any more expensive than elsewhere and everyone was nice. Camped at...
  15. Mike, There are some of the FAA publications that...

    Mike, There are some of the FAA publications that I have been able to download in entirety, but many needed to be downloaded a chapter at a time on the FAA website. The foreflight offering...
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    Looking for a water retract lever and a set of...

    Looking for a water retract lever and a set of rear fuselage attachments for EDO 2960s if anyone has some stuff laying around the hangar that they would like to donate or sell. Going to try to spend...
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    Have been seeing the same thing in multiple...

    Have been seeing the same thing in multiple TSIO-520s in 206s and 210s in this hot weather. Have been running with cowl flaps half open, even though the CHTs are not elevated - and this helps. ...
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    Nice N number! That alone will lead the...

    Nice N number! That alone will lead the unknowing into a heck of a story some time in the future. I think I met Art in Fairbanks as he was waiting for some guests to show up. Outgoing.
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    Took a friend's J-3 from Boise to Hartford last...

    Took a friend's J-3 from Boise to Hartford last year. Went with another friend who wanted to get some tailwheel time, but wanted to be dropped off with family in Fort Collins, CO. For that reason,...
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    Yes, skinny nordic skis are great for gliding and...

    Yes, skinny nordic skis are great for gliding and going fast. They sure suck in the powder though. Fat skis are so much better in the deep stuff as long as you have slope angle or in the airplanes,...
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    Should note that the wheel opening is where I...

    Should note that the wheel opening is where I marked, not just what I started to cut out. I previously sent pics to a couple people of the "finished" project and got replies asking if I was trying...
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    Questions about replacing ski bottoms

    I bought a box of the wide flange rivets from Grainger. The heads are 5/8" and the pre crimp grip length is .675". A one pound box was $26. These are the rivets used on the skegs and the bumpers...
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    Questions about replacing ski bottoms

    I have run the Aeroski R2800s for several years and thought I'd show the recent recover job.
    Had a flat tire when landing resulting in a need to redo my bottoms. Wish I would have looked at the...
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    Way Cool Book in the Mail Today.

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    Met the author and his wife, Amy, at the Idaho Aviation Christmas Party. I was going to buy a copy to send to my brother, who is currently flying off a carrier in the Gulf. As I walked up,...
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    I have been using the Butler Creek folding stock...

    I have been using the Butler Creek folding stock on my 870 with 18.5" barrel and have liked it. Agree that it doesn't take up much less space than a full stock. The benefit to me is when slung...
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