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    stc for 30inch goodyear airstreaks

    runnning 25x4 on my j-3, really like them, mike is right about the brakes, just don't land where you need to use much braking action, they have saved the bacon a time or two in soft mud and sand
  2. Thread: Cessna 180

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    cessma 180

    I used to believe the old advice of 1" per five minutes untill i started using engine analyzers, not saying you should pull the power all at once from a high power setting but 4 or 5 inches at a time...
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    ak black bear spring hunt

    thinking about coming up with my teenager for a float-stalk hunt, anyone with any good recomendations
  4. Thread: Early 180

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    early 180

    1981 185 with flint tip tanks, gw 3600, ew 1920 on 850x6, i've flown it 4 times at gross or so and it did fine, watch your trim on takeoff or you will wonder what the hell is going on right after...
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    early 180

    1981 185 with flint tip tanks, gw 3600, ew 1920 on 850x6, i've flown it 4 times at gross or so and it did fine, watch your trim on takeoff or you will wonder what the hell is going on right after...
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    air guard (off topic)

    My 20 year old son wants to join the air guard reserve, not to learn to fly but just because he wants to, i am not from a military family and would not be too strongly against it if we had a...
  7. Thread: Cessna 180

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    cessna 180

    mvivion, an old pilot friend of mine always rinsed his engines with diesel fuel until they ran clear after his oil changes, everything from cubs to 414's, i have been doing the same for 12 years
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    ezflap

    anyone thought this out?, pro or con
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    in-flight engine fialures

    engine quit on my j-3 at 60 ft or so on take-off(started flying just in time to flare and land in a beanfield) lost an instructor in a cherokee 6 with factory reman that the crank failed on shortly...
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    bear/wasp spray

    had a scare with a measly black yesterday, went to climb up a friends climbing stand that i wasn't used to using, and after looking at it and tying up my bow i looked behind me and there was a BIG...
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    bear/wasp spray

    stewart, read his article, still favor guns myself,if you have time and want to come on over to ms and hog hunt send me a pm
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    j 3 stall speed

    i just ordered a set for my tail, i'll let everyone know any difference
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    bear/wasp spray

    Someone told me that long range wasp spray was better than pepper spray on dogs, i wonder about bears?
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    j 3 stall speed

    i have a j-3 with vortex generators on the wings but not the tailfeathers, power off stall is a little lower but not 23, power on stall is probably in mid 20's, really big difference is in low speed...
  15. Thread: crash

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    crash

    aopa's online letter has info about the icing conditions he may have flown through along with a service bulletin issued 12 days ago regarding flight controls of this particular aircaft, i'd post them...
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    crash

    My guess is classic stall during turn to final, could also have been that the prop went into reverse, I know of two ag plane crashes with pratt and whitneys where the valve malfunctioned and put it...
  17. Thread: 406 plb's

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    406 plb's

    any one researched the new ones for the best price and size, too bad the nfl boaters didn't have one on
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    flaps on a j-3

    , i thought about putting flaps on mine when i redid the whole plane but did not, will not add anything to your takeoff and if are good at slipping with 24''s will not get you in any shorter in my...
  19. c185

    look up the cessna 180/185 club website, it has a lot of info on different models and mods
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    cessna wing x

    I have flint tips on my 185 1981, never have flown any of the others, it offers 300 lb gross wt increase, probably lowers the stall but they don't advertise as such, thought about adding the...
  21. Thread: sat phones

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    sat phones

    anyone compared the 9555 to the older 9505a, looking to buy one, some pretty good deals on ebay on the older unit
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    satalite phones

    anyone compared the new 9555 vs the older 9505a. looking to buy one in the near future, some pretty cheap deals on the 9505a on ebay
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    alaskan bush wheels

    they look great, i''m still running the old 24x11on my j3 and they do ok for me, Did you find somewhere to land at port fouchon in your photo? I have been landing at galiano when i come down to grand...
  24. cessna secondary seat stop

    i have the rail locks that you tighten up with a knob, they work fine, might make it harder to get out in a hurry is my only complaint
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    trip to redfish point

    Lance, from your pics the sand looks a good bit cleaner and brighter than what they have on the beach at grand isle
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