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  1. ADN slide show of North American AT-6D Texan in Anchorage

    http://www.adn.com/slideshows/v-swf/story/393313.html
  2. Thread: ADN story

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    'Very little was mentioned in that article of...

    'Very little was mentioned in that article of what actually happened during that SAR............'

    Tell us more! I don't get why he didn't turn off the ELT.
  3. Thread: ADN story

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    ADN story

    http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/story/392437.html

    Should be interesting to get the whole story...
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    Getting your own plane to learn in is a great...

    Getting your own plane to learn in is a great idea and worked well for me(85 hp T-craft). I have flown a 65 hp t-craft as well and think it would be fine as a trainer. Don't disregard the champs...
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    Purge with nitrogen is the best bet. Nitrogen is...

    Purge with nitrogen is the best bet. Nitrogen is heavier than air and will displace all of the oxygen and vapors in the tank.
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    Crosswinds makes one. I think there is a link on...

    Crosswinds makes one. I think there is a link on here somewhere.
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    If you want to see a high concentration of...

    If you want to see a high concentration of wildlife, almost guaranteed, the denali park bus trip is a day well spent. I too haven't done it in a lot of years but always recommend it to visitors. ...
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    Don't drill it if you can't spell it? We use...

    Don't drill it if you can't spell it?

    We use acronyms for just that reason, spelling is hard! Oooguruk is a prime example, someone fat fingers the keyboard on a permit and the rest of us have to...
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    Student pilot, For the record, the US imports...

    Student pilot,

    For the record, the US imports a bit more than 60% of the oil it uses. Canada, Mexico and Saudi Arabia being the largest suppliers of that ~12 billion per day. The US could...
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    Makes sense, it's been for sale for 8 months,...

    Makes sense, it's been for sale for 8 months, raising the price should help move it a bit faster...
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    If your wife will be stationed at Ft. Richardson...

    If your wife will be stationed at Ft. Richardson you should be able to find a decent priced rental or purchase in the Eagle River/Chugiak area and keep your plane at Birchwood airport. The commute...
  12. I had been passenger on many off airport...

    I had been passenger on many off airport landings, mostly floats, a couple on roadways but never on a gravelbar. At some point I got the silly idea that I could afford my own plane and bought a...
  13. Thread: metal gas can

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    Had a friend in ANC that lost his 185, his van...

    Had a friend in ANC that lost his 185, his van and almost his life from static when fueling from plastic jugs. Severe burns on his arms and back.
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    A small candle next to a propane bottle will...

    A small candle next to a propane bottle will usually get it flowing in cold weather. I have done this on 100 lb. cylinders at -50.
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    Is it bad to start the engine cold if it will...

    Is it bad to start the engine cold if it will start? Is it much different than the truck?

    It is bad for your truck engine too, just less expensive. If you have power nearby get an in car heater,...
  16. Thread: Carbon fiber

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    PR Thanks for the info. If you come up with...

    PR

    Thanks for the info. If you come up with prices for the floorboards please let us know.
  17. Thread: Removing Silicon

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    Home Depot, caulk remover. I know it sounds...

    Home Depot, caulk remover. I know it sounds scary if you say it out loud but it opens things up for numerous wise cracks.
  18. Thread: Stripped Down Cub

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    Nobody else has jumped in so I guess I'll give my...

    Nobody else has jumped in so I guess I'll give my brief opinion. Just add up all the stuff you can live without. Electric system, meaning all of it at rebuild, and a few of the other comforts might...
  19. Thread: Carbon fiber

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    PR, Do you think that where strength is not an...

    PR,
    Do you think that where strength is not an issue (dash) there is no weight savings over aluminum? I think 10 lbs. weight savings on the floorboards is awesome, trying to figure out where else...
  20. Thread: Mouse Repellant

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    If your are going to drown them might as well get...

    If your are going to drown them might as well get it over with, easier to transport that way. I should try that for rainbows sometime, I have caught some on deer hair patterns, maybe the real thing...
  21. Thread: Carbon fiber

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    P.R. - would you mind letting us know what the...

    P.R. - would you mind letting us know what the cost difference is between CF and plywood floorboards.

    Thanks!
  22. Thread: Mouse Repellant

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    The bucket and a spinning, peanut butter coated...

    The bucket and a spinning, peanut butter coated can works well. Need to put up a ramp for them to access this mouse sized carnival ride. An empty soda (or beer) can on a clothes hanger (notch the...
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    Beign at work I can't get to "youtube" but I...

    Beign at work I can't get to "youtube" but I remeber a video with Paul Claus called Bush Pilots of Alaska. Not sure if it is the same source but it should still be available.
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    BCB, video is on a different topic ...

    BCB, video is on a different topic

    http://www.supercub.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=11926
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    Jason, what is the difference in the wings...

    Jason, what is the difference in the wings between a F-19 and a BC-12? I thought it was all fusalage.

    The 1500 gross and 85hp in a t-craft is just about right for wheel operations. They are a...
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