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  1. Thread: Rivet gun died

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    I found a like new $150 1/4" B&D "Hole Gun" in a...

    I found a like new $150 1/4" B&D "Hole Gun" in a pawn shop for $10 about 50 years ago. Only had $5 so drove home/back almost 40 miles to secure it. Was my favorite electric tool ever. Dropped it and...
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    Reminds me, forgot to mention at least one of the...

    Reminds me, forgot to mention at least one of the Glocks or 1911's
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    A copy of Building & Shooting Your Black Rifle...

    A copy of Building & Shooting Your Black Rifle and my tin foil hat.

    Actually usually a copy of the repair manual for one of my beater car or trucks along with my Bible.

    Jack
  4. Thread: Turning Lathes

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    Older Jet lathes were NOT Chinese and were high...

    Older Jet lathes were NOT Chinese and were high quality. Either that or early ones were no "export" machines. Don't know how old or where they were made? I was surprised when I visited a top bench...
  5. Thread: Ebay-Taxes

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    It's not just Ebay, not quite everyone is...

    It's not just Ebay, not quite everyone is collecting sales tax on the internet.
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    I could not agree more with reply #10(and...

    I could not agree more with reply #10(and others). My experience with a J5A-75 at sea level indeed confirms that the type needs more ponies for sure. I wouldn't put another dime into a O235 . Same...
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    To clarify, once it's operated over 1320 it can...

    To clarify, once it's operated over 1320 it can never go back and be LSA compliant.

    Which to me is the about the dumbest rule I can think of. I ask, why not? There are otherwise LSA compliant...
  8. Thread: 737 Max

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    I agree with GeeBee, Boeing should pay the pilots...

    I agree with GeeBee, Boeing should pay the pilots NOW. But they may still be in deep s... ??

    Maybe, make that, I must be missing something. It seems to me after all I have read that the Max could...
  9. Thread: 737 Max

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    For this little airplane pilot what Farmer Ted...

    For this little airplane pilot what Farmer Ted says in #67 makes all too perfect sense.
  10. Thread: 737 Max

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    As I recall Boeing 737's had a rudder issue too?...

    As I recall Boeing 737's had a rudder issue too?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_737_rudder_issues

    Not a airline pilot and haven't even flown airline since 911, I've always considered...
  11. Thread: A&P training

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    I have a repairman cert. on my two E-AB's. ...

    I have a repairman cert. on my two E-AB's. Building a airplane is a wonderful experience and you learn much. Indeed you learn enough building the first that the 2nd isn't too bad. I do not have to...
  12. Thread: A&P training

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    If you don't want to pay someone else, build your...

    If you don't want to pay someone else, build your own airplane. But whatever, to properly maintain an airplane you will pay.........now or later.

    Jack
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    I think BD is right on. You think things are bad...

    I think BD is right on. You think things are bad now just wait another 10-20 years when most of the boomers are all gone. I hope he(and I) are wrong but fear not.

    I was lucky. I never made much...
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    I did understand that the AK 15% thing applies...

    I did understand that the AK 15% thing applies only to part 121 & 135 but the SAME aircraft flying part 91 is no less "safe". I do NOT suggest flying over gross. My point is that worry about being...
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    Heck, they give you 15% increase in AK so how...

    Heck, they give you 15% increase in AK so how absolutely dangerous can it be(within reason)? Id' want to be in CG limits and have sufficient climb ability. Like 100# over gross, out of CG climbing...
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    John Reed of Laurel, De. was a large man. Wasn't...

    John Reed of Laurel, De. was a large man. Wasn't far from APG. I went to him for my PPL check ride in 1971. Doing my W&B I asked his weight. He asked if my C150 was a commuter or not, confirmed I...
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    Skywagon Understood. Thanks. Jack

    Skywagon

    Understood. Thanks.

    Jack
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    What Skywagon says above makes sense except for,...

    What Skywagon says above makes sense except for,

    "On final and in reduction of power 1100-1500rpm pressure comes right back up to green arc and stabilizes. Wtf"

    That to me is a head scratcher....
  19. Randy, While I'm flying LSA and may soon even...

    Randy,

    While I'm flying LSA and may soon even quit flying all together I sincerely appreciate your efforts. If the cost of joining CAMA is a factor I'd be willing to help and I suspect others will...
  20. Thread: 737 Max

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    I've read these three articles, the first in post...

    I've read these three articles, the first in post #1 and the two in #14 and while I find it all fascinating.......It makes me mostly feel sick to my stomach.

    Thanks for the two follow-up articles....
  21. Didn't Tim end-up on the menu along with his poor...

    Didn't Tim end-up on the menu along with his poor girlfriend?

    I seem to recall a recent thread on bears/handguns several pages long. It convinced me that while I've long been a lover of handguns,...
  22. Thread: Dead Stick!

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    Ouch. At least seat cushions are cheap. The...

    Ouch. At least seat cushions are cheap. The engine? Anyone need a anchor. Glade you guys got down alright, engines are just money.
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    Ditto. Poly Brush is somewhat rubber like but...

    Ditto. Poly Brush is somewhat rubber like but IMO the rest of the process thru Poly Tone sands as well as dope. Most mistakes can be fixed with MEK.(not too much though)

    Later manuals are indeed...
  24. Thread: CAS vs IAS

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    CAS is numbers in a book. IAS is reality, what...

    CAS is numbers in a book. IAS is reality, what you live with..........

    With due respect,

    Jack
  25. Thread: New to this

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    With due respect, Spend a couple weeks reading...

    With due respect, Spend a couple weeks reading every applicable thread on this forum. After you do that you may have the ability to ask pointed questions rather than loading them in a shotgun and...
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