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    move the seat hinge line forward the thickness of...

    move the seat hinge line forward the thickness of the cushion ??
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    They say on the website that they will no longer...

    They say on the website that they will no longer be offering new ski's, but will continue to support the old ones for now.. that was dated 10-29-14.

    Thanks for the heads up on the Friday thing, I...
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    I tried to go to the trick air site but it looks...

    I tried to go to the trick air site but it looks pretty deserted.. The phone number listed just went to a recording that the mailbox is not set up.. I would love to get my hands on 4 or so of the SS...
  4. Sweet video and nice frickin moose Mr.! I would...

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    yes.. so if your plane is capable of taking off...

    yes.. so if your plane is capable of taking off with 60 gallons in the tanks, but you choose to only take off with 20 gallons in the tanks so you stay under the 1320, then you have complied with the...
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    damnit, one small row of trees.. another 50' and...

    damnit, one small row of trees.. another 50' and he would have had it made.
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    not exactly.. max take off weight, or a max...

    not exactly.. max take off weight, or a max landing weight are not the same as a max gross weight... Hence my buddy getting approval for his EAB to be flown under sport pilot when the kit manufacture...
  8. Thread: Climb PRM

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    You can get a tiny tach for a little bit of...

    You can get a tiny tach for a little bit of nothing and they are very accurate and dont weight but a few ounces. A hobby optical tach will run a few bucks cheaper, but are not handy for constant use.
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    I know of atleast one person who went to the...

    I know of atleast one person who went to the FSDO and got in writing that his KF 5 designed at 1500 gross was OK for him to fly under sport pilot as long as he did not take off with it weighting...
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    Anyone see anything on the paperwork for their...

    Anyone see anything on the paperwork for their EAB plane that says gross weight on it? Mine does not have one listed nor to any others that I know in this area.. Its a boy scout thing to say that...
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    When I did my Avid I wanted something that looked...

    When I did my Avid I wanted something that looked Cub, but was easy to keep clean, and would melt the ice off in the winter. I went with Juneau white and Tennessee Red. The white has the slightest...
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    I sent mine in along with a check.. the check was...

    I sent mine in along with a check.. the check was cashed and I didn't think anything about it till a year later a buddy dropped me a PM that he looked on the FAA site and it showed my registration...
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    Looks to be the Hangar 9 cub.

    Looks to be the Hangar 9 cub.
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    I had a Sig 1/4 scale on floats that did the most...

    I had a Sig 1/4 scale on floats that did the most beautiful inverted flat spin you ever saw. It went into a perfectly flat slow rotation spin in 1 or 2 turns.... but it refused to come out of it LOL...
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    1/3 scale, my favorite cub to fly, and I have...

    1/3 scale, my favorite cub to fly, and I have flown about every brand and size of RC cubs out there over the last 35 yrs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X5oVnJSs44
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    yes, he flew up here with her and got married...

    yes, he flew up here with her and got married about a year or so ago.
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    take a couple of guys n flip it back over and...

    take a couple of guys n flip it back over and drag it up outta the surf.. it looks like it would have been pretty much OK till it took that bath.
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    I programmed mine to send out " I did something...

    I programmed mine to send out " I did something stupid but I am ok, come get my dumb ass" I like your line better to keep them from worrying!
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    That lake looks very familiar. Where was that?

    That lake looks very familiar. Where was that?
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    Darrel, the one you showed looks like a modified...

    Darrel, the one you showed looks like a modified MATCO unit. The mount is a matco but the fork is modified. Too bad the matco is not approved for certified planes. I have the 8" wide matco on my...
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    It is not the depth of the inlet that would...

    It is not the depth of the inlet that would preclude an air search, its the muddy water. You cant see 1' below the surface. I dont know of any planes that have went down in the inlet that ever were...
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    http://www.adn.com/2013/07/11/2971918/alaska-coast...

    http://www.adn.com/2013/07/11/2971918/alaska-coast-guard-rescues-small.html
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    Good point... Maybe I should not have said major...

    Good point... Maybe I should not have said major leaks... there were some bubbles, but not as if they would fill and sink in under an hour. At any rate, they work awesome on the Avid!
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    I noticed there were lots of MAJOR leaks on the...

    I noticed there were lots of MAJOR leaks on the top seams. They will get a good bucking this winter when I install the float hatches and pump outs, and at that time, I will seal up the top seams...
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    I just did my floats a couple weeks ago. Got a...

    I just did my floats a couple weeks ago. Got a set of EDO 1320's that looked pretty damn good, but for giggles I decided to use the shop vac to blow air into the compartments and do the soap test......
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