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    A buddy of mine had his C180 painted at...

    A buddy of mine had his C180 painted at Chilliwack, I believe it was Upper Valley Aviation.
    He told me that he got the paint AND a leather interior done,
    for what the local paint shop here wanted...
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    FWIW it's usually helpful (& sometimes essential)...

    FWIW it's usually helpful (& sometimes essential) to provide the p/n of what you're looking for.
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    Price adjustment: $250 each, or $400 for both.

    Price adjustment: $250 each, or $400 for both.
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    I just re-read both the article and the...

    I just re-read both the article and the referenced FAA policy statement,
    and didn't see any mention of a "required" vs a "non-required" instrument.
    It did however specifically mention using the...
  5. Sticky: Ditto re planning on it if wx is good.

    Ditto re planning on it if wx is good.
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    https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2015/...

    https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2015/september/23/new-policy-makes-upgrading-attitude-indicators-easier
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    maybe check with Jerry Meyers Aviation in MT...

    maybe check with Jerry Meyers Aviation in MT 888-893-3301
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    Even if a lock "only keeps the honest thieves...

    Even if a lock "only keeps the honest thieves out", at least that's something.
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    A buddy of mine had irish linen on the wings of...

    A buddy of mine had irish linen on the wings of his luscombe that was fine after umpteen-plus years.
    Unfortunately the cotton (?) rib stitching started failing.
    So he recovered in stits.
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    FS: two KT79 transponders

    FOR SALE: two King KT79 TSO digital transponders.

    One was removed June 2019 for ADS-B upgrade. Including tray, encoder, & connectors (wires were cut so no intact harness).
    Working fine when...
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    Maybe a water-impeded landing instead of a...

    Maybe a water-impeded landing instead of a water-assisted landing?
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    I've had starting issues that I thought were...

    I've had starting issues that I thought were magneto related but actually turned out to be the plugs.

    https://www.aircraftmagnetoservice.net/magneto-troubleshooting-guide
  13. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    https://tlgw.aero/tlgw-specialties/av-jack I...

    https://tlgw.aero/tlgw-specialties/av-jack

    I first saw these at Tom Anderson's booth at the NW aviation show a couple years ago,
    I believe that Vern Goodsell down in Sisters OR manufactures them....
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    It musta been in the soup....

    It musta been in the soup....
  15. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    I do it the same way, only I use a nylon strap as...

    I do it the same way, only I use a nylon strap as a choker.
    I've tried a couple different versions of jack points that clamp onto or slide onto the gear legs--
    they always scarf up the paint & you...
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    I wonder what people in Germany are saying &...

    I wonder what people in Germany are saying & feeling today?
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    Old geezers, crackpots, and rebels.... nobody...

    Old geezers, crackpots, and rebels....
    nobody cares about them. ;-)
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    I used to own a 64 model C150/150TD, it was a fun...

    I used to own a 64 model C150/150TD, it was a fun airplane.
    Kinda regret selling it. (but I don't regret buying the C180 that replaced it!)
    Mine had all three of the "Texas Taildragger" STC's-
    320...
  19. Not quite on topic, but a month or two ago I...

    Not quite on topic, but a month or two ago I watched a pretty good hour-long documentary on tv about the DC3.
    I think it was on either the discovery channel or the Smithsonian channel.
    Maybe this...
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    43012 ...

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    http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2019/04/boeing-a75n1pt-17-stearman-n68825.html

    I'll testify to the comment about getting out after an injury.
    I was the passenger in this Stearman crash,...
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    I wanted to shitcan the vacuum equipment in my...

    I wanted to shitcan the vacuum equipment in my 180, but like your friend did want something "just in case",
    so a couple years ago installed a Garmin G5. Works just fine.
    I'm curious as to the price...
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    I've heard this referred to as cruising "on the...

    I've heard this referred to as cruising "on the step". Seems to work.
    Another similar, related phenomena:
    sometimes it seems my cruise speed isn't quite what it should be, although I'm in level...
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    Check out the local hardware stores, t/w steering...

    Check out the local hardware stores, t/w steering chain (aka sash chain) comes in different pitches.
    5 links of pitch #A is different length than 5 links of pitch #B.
    You can also slightly stretch...
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    I have BAS inertia harnesses, and really like...

    I have BAS inertia harnesses, and really like them.
    But I think you're giving Bud Blancher a little too much credit.
    All shoulder harnesses for the 4 place Cessnas are gonna mount in about the same...
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    What I've done is to tie a piece of dental floss...

    What I've done is to tie a piece of dental floss to the valve at the keeper groove.
    After pushing (drifting?) the valve out, use a hook of safety wire to pull the floss out of the spark plug hole so...
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