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    visibility is important on take-off and landings,...

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    This season has been busy...

    This season has been busy
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    Seriously, unless someone complains or you are...

    Seriously, unless someone complains or you are charging money for flights and the word gets around, your chances of being asked to show any credentials is about nil, especially if you fly off a small...
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    Cub pilots NEVER abuse rudders, or any other tail...

    Cub pilots NEVER abuse rudders, or any other tail pieces for that matter.:roll::roll::roll:
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    That is two feet more resistance. Under normal...

    That is two feet more resistance.

    Under normal use, you won't see a difference, but when you are getting buffeted by gusts trying to keep her level and in the air at minimal speed in the mountains...
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    Extend the aileron to the wingtip. Otherwise you...

    Extend the aileron to the wingtip. Otherwise you lose lots of roll rate.
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    Shucks, I was a few hours the other way. Could...

    Shucks, I was a few hours the other way. Could have taken you in the Beaver for a fish...

    Next time!
  8. Thread: Adsb

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    Dont

    Dont
  9. What Mike said. I flew a 185 on Aerocett...

    What Mike said.

    I flew a 185 on Aerocett amphibs, oldest and highest time Aerocetts out there in commercial use!! Great float, fast, not quite, but almost trouble free even in salt water use......
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    I bet Atlee has them in stock. If you are running...

    I bet Atlee has them in stock. If you are running 31's, you don't need a fuel step, just the right side step Atlee originally STC'd to help get you in. Stand on the tire
  11. Yes, fly-ins, and playing. Most guys working...

    Yes, fly-ins, and playing.

    Most guys working their machines can't afford the price tag, and they compromise of smaller tubes and such don't account for the beating the working birds up here get.
  12. I was just going to say the weight comes out of...

    I was just going to say the weight comes out of your wallet.

    The CC-18s I have seen are in the 1350+ weight. 1100 is hard with a 180hp cub, unless you are experimental like Bill, or no electric.
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    It seems you got a good bird when you did buy!! ...

    It seems you got a good bird when you did buy!!

    Purchasing a good bird and not having continual break downs is a good thing.
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    Excellent point. When I hear 'kit', I think...

    Excellent point. When I hear 'kit', I think buying new parts and assembling.

    Scrounging to me is not a kit build. And yes, lots of used parts around one can get cheap, and repair to use.
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    Last kit built cub I heard about was north of...

    Last kit built cub I heard about was north of $150k when it got done, not including the tools, electrical and shop space.

    Not saying don't do it, but it is not a less expensive options.
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    Are you kidding? No one up here flies a cub!! ...

    Are you kidding? No one up here flies a cub!!

    Rene' and Heather are in Palmer right now, have Rene' go pick them up for you!!

    Give me a shout, I might be able to help you out also.
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    Paying an experienced mechanic will pay for...

    Paying an experienced mechanic will pay for itself very quickly. First, the old adage if you have to ask...

    But there are many pitfalls to an older modified plane. One piece of paper missing in...
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    Exceedingly well! Our Gillnet fleet uses it on...

    Exceedingly well! Our Gillnet fleet uses it on all exposed bolts, nuts and corners to prevent the nets from catching. Seen boats with it stuck for 10 years in the same spot. Once it is hard, you can...
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    As requested, more pictures, including one back...

    As requested, more pictures, including one back far enough to see where it is on the float!

    That said, Z-spar Splash Zone will fix it:...
  20. Leave the pancake syrup and food that won't go...

    Leave the pancake syrup and food that won't go bad!! People sometimes get stuck, and that might be their little pleasure
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    You have a full sized mixer truck in Platinum?...

    You have a full sized mixer truck in Platinum? Man, I can not imagine the effort it takes to keep that going with all the mass amount of mud you must make a year.
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    FS: When was the engine done?

    When was the engine done?
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    Self portrait?

    Self portrait?
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    Ok, just me, but how about pulling the beacon off...

    Ok, just me, but how about pulling the beacon off the tail and putting strobes on wing tips and tail??

    That would be much easier than all the great ideas above.

    I like the larger hangar idea,...
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    Spill it!! What did you do? Is it true you get...

    Spill it!! What did you do?

    Is it true you get a free hat with the first pick up?

    Is there a lifetime subscription? Maybe Uncle Eaton knows that.
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