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    Wow that looks really good!

    Wow that looks really good!
  2. Dont worry about medical renewals for a few months

    Our resident semi-retired MD is down in the United States with his own medical issues. A trip to Juneau will yield a 14 day quarantine upon returning home. So it would sure be Christian of the FAA...
  3. Why Do We Continue to Have Aviation Gatherings in MN and AK?

    A lot of that going around in our great state these days. Even amongst the residents. Thereís always been a bit of a dividing line right around Cordova but itís getting worse. They bitch about the...
  4. Thread: dust Masks

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    Hereís a brand new 100 pack of N95ís Will trade...

    Hereís a brand new 100 pack of N95ís Will trade for Carbon Cub and a case of 2 - ply:https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200311/cf3cf9bd7ba4d62c92ee1079bb05a0b3.jpg
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    CO. Black Canyon of the Gunnison River just...

    CO. Black Canyon of the Gunnison River just above the forks where the high tension lines cross.
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    Donít know what happened or if the cable was a...

    Donít know what happened or if the cable was a factor, sure glad the pilot is ok. I grew up in that country. You are playing with fire flying in any of those canyon bottoms. I see those guys...
  7. Thread: Headspace

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    Dude flew a Cobra in Vietnam, probably saw some...

    Dude flew a Cobra in Vietnam, probably saw some stuff. Then a bunch of Ag time. Heís a trip for sure. One of his peddle turn writings saved my ass one day though, screwing around somewhere I...
  8. Thread: Headspace

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    Yes

    Yes
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    Old post but I can answer that. Definitely not...

    Old post but I can answer that. Definitely not experimental. It has a list of STCís as long as your arm. Pretty cool history, started life as a TG-8, converted to J3, then -11. The heavy -11...
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    I bought that airplane from Stan who worked for...

    I bought that airplane from Stan who worked for Cub Crafters. It was not in their inventory, Stan owned it. My son and I flew it to Alaska where I live and had it here for a couple of years. At...
  11. Interesting. 1000 for wheels?? I could see it...

    Interesting. 1000 for wheels?? I could see it for floats. Some of those young fellers donít have 1000 hours. No way.
  12. 500 Hour TT Commercial Pilot: What it takes to fly in Alaska

    Young fellow I know with about the same time went directly to right seat in -8 or whatever that high wing twin turbine is that RAVN flies. He has an engineering degree, not sure if that helped.
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  13. I keep resurrecting my older pre-Chingaling...

    I keep resurrecting my older pre-Chingaling Pennís. Drag issues are fairly easy to remedy with aftermarket smoothies, quality pinion gears and bearings are getting harder to find. I use ACF-50. ...
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    Welcome. Seems an amateur built rig is in your...

    Welcome. Seems an amateur built rig is in your future.
  15. Thread: Tool Advice

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    Tool Advice

    Trying to help a guy on another forum find a spark plug socket. Whatever application heís needing it for seems to give him trouble. He mentions not being able to reach the hex, the outside diameter...
  16. Thread: New PPONK

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    Not sure if they build the PPONK but the PROAERO...

    Not sure if they build the PPONK but the PROAERO shop in Kamloops B.C. is real good. They build a lot of engines for Alaska. Might be worth a call. Recently bought an equipment attachment in...
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    Didnít see once where the OP asked what it costs....

    Didnít see once where the OP asked what it costs.

    If I were in that county Iíd take a trip to Oregon to the Steveís Aircraft guys. Top shelf work, and if itís of great concern the rates are very...
  18. Thread: Turning Lathes

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    Gunsmith lathes donít require NASA spacecraft...

    Gunsmith lathes donít require NASA spacecraft accuracy. There are plenty of imports that work fine. The good ones are now Taiwanese import[emoji15]. Hard to figure. An old heavy 10 is a very nice...
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    Put your opened tube of 5200 in a plastic bag or...

    Put your opened tube of 5200 in a plastic bag or seal the tip with Seran Wrap. Then put it in the freezer. Keeps a long time that way.

    We use it on boat stuff all the time.
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    Barnstormer has a very nice C185 now. Iíve seen...

    Barnstormer has a very nice C185 now. Iíve seen it. From what I saw he can fly it just fine. I think this is a pretty old post.
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    Very cool.

    Very cool.
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    Nice. Whoíd you get to build the barrels for...

    Nice. Whoíd you get to build the barrels for ya[emoji1]
  23. Has anyone here ever flown a RANS S-7 on floats or amphibs?

    Donít want to offend Roddy any further so Iíll keep my lack of water rudder time opinions to myself as building one of these things and flying it a couple hundred hours doesnít count. [emoji1]
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  24. True.

    True.
  25. If you say so. With floats thereís somewhere...

    If you say so. With floats thereís somewhere around a 450# payload left maybe. Pretty thin but could theoretically work I suppose for some folks but fewer than you might think. It isnít gonna take...
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