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    No, but you can see black bares on the island. 🙃

    No, but you can see black bares on the island. 🙃
  2. With a GPS feed the AV30 C will show GPS ground...

    With a GPS feed the AV30 C will show GPS ground speed. It’ll also display indicated airspeed and true airspeed. And in either mph or knots.

    it could be that the airspeed needs trimming. This is...
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    I looked into this a while ago and talked to...

    I looked into this a while ago and talked to Airframes. I was told:

    Short pawl gives you 45 degrees of travel before the steering arm breaks out and free casters.46080


    The long pawl breaks...
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    Seat weights: I am thinking of going with two...

    Seat weights:

    I am thinking of going with two Cessna seats on a Cessna track. The weight difference seems to be minor from my weight notes. But if someone reading this knows better, please...
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    60652 I picked up a Savage M42 in .22WMR and...

    60652

    I picked up a Savage M42 in .22WMR and 3Ē .410 chambering. At 50 yards I was shooting a few 2Ē 3-shot groups with the open sights. And with 5 pellets of 00 Buck at 15 yards I was comfortable...
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    Kydex .pdf weight chart

    Kydex .pdf weight chart
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    A local pilot completed a 4-place Bearhawk last...

    A local pilot completed a 4-place Bearhawk last fall and he used .060" Kydex for the floor boards. I was surprised they were as rigid as they were and seemed like they would be suitable. I don't...
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    I remember reading in the newspaper 15+ years ago...

    I remember reading in the newspaper 15+ years ago about a Beaver that crashed in the Spotted Bear river following engine trouble. They had a rifle and were found by someone hearing the shots. My...
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    Ovando, MT Sad story - right in town.

    Ovando, MT
    Sad story - right in town.
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    Needing a firearm while flying doesn't have...

    Needing a firearm while flying doesn't have crashing as a prerequisite. There are several airstrips in western Montana where it isn't unusual to have a bear in the area or even on the airstrip. ...
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    I would say my 12 year old Polytone looks about...

    I would say my 12 year old Polytone looks about as good today as it did after it was sprayed. No cracks. There are a few places it has been stained but it looks fine up close. I sprayed it fairly...
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    When I built my EX in 2010 I put in nut plates...

    When I built my EX in 2010 I put in nut plates from the beginning. 1100 hours later no cracks. Also no antenna in the middle of the tear drop.
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    Johnny have you looked at all the constant speed...

    Johnny have you looked at all the constant speed props? Stewart suggested the Whirl Wind 200 A in another thread. Looks pretty good at 12 K plus 1K and change for governor. And good performance from...
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    I have an O-340 they built. In 2020 the...

    I have an O-340 they built. In 2020 the cylinders needed some attention and they were very good to work with. Pricing was reasonable and delivered when they said they would.

    Curious what they...
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    https://aithreaviation.com/products/aithre-shield...

    https://aithreaviation.com/products/aithre-shield

    This is a nice little detector Iíve been using. It pairs with your phone and can be easily moved from one plane to another. It reads to single...
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    I think for many today it is more a question of...

    I think for many today it is more a question of availability of 100LL rather than price. It is in my case. I'm looking at options for a new engine and am leaning towards 8.5:1 or less so that...
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    What new engine?

    If you were going to choose an engine for an experimental Cub project today, what would you go with? This would be a big Cub with 1000 pounds+ useful load. And probably a constant speed prop. I'm...
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    60081

    Kennon mesh covers with spoilers.
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    Whitney punches. The punch has a point in the...

    Whitney punches.

    The punch has a point in the center that easily slips into a center punch prick. Fast and accurate and in thin material the hole stays round.

    60026
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    I put two AV30c units in a Cessna in December and...

    I put two AV30c units in a Cessna in December and removed the vacuum system. I only flew the plane a couple of times immediately after the installation. Since then I tied the gps into them but flew...
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    With a Dodge style tail clean out I’ve stuck a...

    With a Dodge style tail clean out I’ve stuck a garden hose under the floorboards and let it run for 15 minutes or so. On a nice hot summer day and everything left open it dries fairly quick.
  22. That was a great presentation. The sharing of...

    That was a great presentation. The sharing of experience is appreciated.

    Two questions came to mind; on a plane like a Cub with an adjustable horizontal stabilizer, what is the preferred...
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    59346 We finally had a nice weather day and I...

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    We finally had a nice weather day and I was out and about on skis. I stopped at Spotted Bear at a nice 5ļ on the ground. As I turned around to get back into my tracks I noticed a...
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    59225 June 20, 2020. Still snow in the trees.

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    59223 May 29th 2021. Still some snow on the...

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