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    Warm blooded mammals have been around for about...

    Warm blooded mammals have been around for about 210 million years. That's plenty of time for the mammalian immune system to learn its s**t. If you get a virus, go with what your body wants to do. Get...
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    There are used radar altimeter systems and parts...

    There are used radar altimeter systems and parts on eBay. They put out distance in hundreds of feet, so they are no good for landing. They are ancient, expensive and they all look heavy as can be.
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    The gun control people would love to showcase...

    The gun control people would love to showcase this kind of stuff on CNN, PBS, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and NBC. We might want to keep projects like this under wraps. I'm not saying don't do it, just it's a...
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    Just to make sure that somebody gives a real...

    Just to make sure that somebody gives a real answer to the original poster, I go 80 downwind, 70 mid-base, 60 at the start of final then "I couldn't even tell ya" as the final progresses. I do not...
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    Deep down, most women like a good argument more...

    Deep down, most women like a good argument more than they like being right. Men like being right more than they like to argue. When women are wrong, it's good therapy for them & good therapy for us....
  6. There is LOTS of flying going on in the Bahamas....

    There is LOTS of flying going on in the Bahamas. Lots of airports. Very receptive customs, easy in and out, AVGAS availability on some of the islands, little crime away from Freeport and Nassau. Get...
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    No - I want three in case one breaks in mid-air!

    No - I want three in case one breaks in mid-air!
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    I just do not understand how a single blade prop...

    I just do not understand how a single blade prop can be a good thing. Maybe there's more to it that I don't understand, but even if the blade's weight is counterbalanced, the thrust is not....
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    What camera is this?

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    Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
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    There was another thread on this a while ago....

    There was another thread on this a while ago. Parking brakes are a good idea, you will need them eventually, but I made a couple of “safety” clips to keep the parking brakes from being deployed...
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    That's only one plane for every 1260 Americans. I...

    That's only one plane for every 1260 Americans. I think we can do better than that.
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    The lightning bolt tells the whole world just how...

    The lightning bolt tells the whole world just how blisteringly fast our planes are.
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    I went to google images and typed in "piper super...

    I went to google images and typed in "piper super cub." A slight majority of the yellow cubs had the lightning bolt. Not so with the other colors. To me, a yellow cub without the bolt just doesn't...
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    Best helmet for backcountry

    This is my personal opinion,but this kind of “bump” helmet might be good at preventing a scalp laceration, but it cannot be very good at preventing a serious concussion or brain injury. Your HGU55...
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    To get the best noise reduction that I could, I...

    To get the best noise reduction that I could, I bought a fixed wing helmet from Government Sales https://www.aviationhelmets.com
    and had the ear bud jack and the ANR installed for the earphones as...
  17. I just bought a summer house here -...

    I just bought a summer house here - https://sunwestranch.com/ - after driving by the ranch for 20 years. It is gated (but not snobby) and it is on 3 miles of one of the 5 best fly fishing rivers in...
  18. After all is said and done, it has to be all...

    After all is said and done, it has to be all about where the kids and grandkids are.

    There is no lonelier person than an old man opening the door to his hangar with his dream plane inside - but...
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    I built a dessicator system for my Cirrus with...

    I built a dessicator system for my Cirrus with large diameter PVC piping, nalgene tubing, plumbing valves on either side of the PVC dessicator chamber, molecular sieve beads (the dessicant - buy them...
  20. Thread: Garmin G5

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    I was not around at the time, but there is an old...

    I was not around at the time, but there is an old archived thread here that debated whether a suitably equipped PA-18 can be used for IMC flight. Lots of FARs were quoted. My conclusion after reading...
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    Once a dog has been adversely conditioned to...

    Once a dog has been adversely conditioned to avoid something, it's more or less permanent. My aussies have been trained to avoid an electrical fence and you literally cannot drag them through the...
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    Right.

    Right.
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    Stratus 3. It has full ADS-B in, lots of...

    Stratus 3. It has full ADS-B in, lots of features, it is cheap and it integrates seamlessly and wirelessly with Foreflight. My decision point was that it is battery powered, but when run from the...
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    I'm not a mechanic, but I slept in a Holiday Inn...

    I'm not a mechanic, but I slept in a Holiday Inn about 15 years ago when the Hampton Inn was full.

    If Triflow or WD-40 don't fix the problem, then disassemble and reassemble the pedal assemblies....
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    Another possibility would be any good football...

    Another possibility would be any good football helmet and a Clarity Aloft earbud set. Top of the line protection and top of the line audio. It’s not how I am going, but it was a strong thought.
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