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    surprisingly this winter in Labrador has been...

    surprisingly this winter in Labrador has been very mild and not a lot of snow in my area. spring is also coming early here, I was still leaving from my house on snowmobile last year April 26th. this...
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    another vote for 20W50 , I used to run 15W50 but...

    another vote for 20W50 , I used to run 15W50 but last time I went to order it I realized the case size from AC spruce ( cant buy oil locally) was 6 quart's and the shipping cost per case was same for...
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    seeing I'm here i figured I'd check out my own...

    seeing I'm here i figured I'd check out my own and get some pictures.

    here you can see I started my takeoff at point 1450, next point i was doing 20mph so I didn't start there.

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    where I...
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    if you have a garmin gps you can do a few things....

    if you have a garmin gps you can do a few things. turn before power in and turn off the water, plug gps in computer and on garmin base camp you'll see the turns and the program has a measure feature....
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    thanks! its nice to hear first hand info like...

    thanks! its nice to hear first hand info like that. eases my mind now to play around some more in my PA12, I still wont be doing any intentional spins though. just more stalls in different conditions...
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    I'm in the group that slips almost every landing,...

    I'm in the group that slips almost every landing, I like the visibility and its just how I've gotten comfortable controlling my decent. I also almost always do a left wing low slip, only time I do it...
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    skywagon I'm curious your take on spins in a...

    skywagon I'm curious your take on spins in a float plane? I've heard different things on this from my instructors, my first instructor when I asked him one day out in the c152 after doing spins told...
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    not an aviation gps but maybe there's some maps a...

    not an aviation gps but maybe there's some maps a smarter person with electronics then me could install, But I use a garmin 276CX (the new model, not the old 276) now for the plane, boat and...
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    I have some ideas on how to tie it in, id like to...

    I have some ideas on how to tie it in, id like to get the top deck done so I can get the top stringer in place as that will dictate a lot of where things need to go for what I have in mind....
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    I got the vertical fin pretty much done today, I...

    I got the vertical fin pretty much done today, I left the leading edge long for now until I figure out the forward mount.

    used on of my high stands with a 2x4 screwed to it as a make shift table...
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    thanks! I had the same thoughts while I was...

    thanks! I had the same thoughts while I was planning out the fin, front will be attached permanently and I think I'll even weld it in the tail post. like you said if the plane ends up on its back...
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    started to layout my vertical fin and came up...

    started to layout my vertical fin and came up with something I think I'm happy with. I went bigger all around particularly going forward at the jack screw tower location which I wont necessarily have...
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    I'm hoping to go constant speed on the pa14 I'm...

    I'm hoping to go constant speed on the pa14 I'm building, whirl wind makes a 84" thats only 42# , but the cost is a big factor. I don't fly far very often so cruise speed might not be worth the price...
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    I run a 82 41 on a 150hp Pa12 with EDO 2000's,...

    I run a 82 41 on a 150hp Pa12 with EDO 2000's, cruises 90 at 2400 rpm. it was pitched 43 during its life before I owned the plane but I'm guessing 41 was better because it was put back the next...
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    got the truss done today, there was just enough...

    got the truss done today, there was just enough in my scraps to finish it. I was hoping to start the fin today but weather was very mild and a buddy showed up with some snowmobile parts to machine...
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    I was curious and had to dump out the 'scrap'...

    I was curious and had to dump out the 'scrap' bucket, this is all I have for tubing less then around a foot long after building a whole fuselage. this is my first time but I don't think thats to bad....
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    I was waiting for someone to catch that, truss...

    I was waiting for someone to catch that, truss will be finished eventually, I ran out of scraps of tubing that size and being easy to add in at basically any time I'll wait till I have the short...
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    the truss is part of the squared off cargo door...

    the truss is part of the squared off cargo door mod. it eliminates the diagonal tube in the door opening the goes from the rear gear fitting to the upper longeron and replaces it with the truss as...
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    seats will be sliding for entry and exit, also to...

    seats will be sliding for entry and exit, also to stagger the seats for more shoulder room. still undecided on what I'll use for seat tracks, either going to be cessna , piper or brownline/ L track....
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    took a break christmas time to spend time with...

    took a break christmas time to spend time with family and friends and then in the new year I got busy with other stuff in life. But I'm back at it, yesterday I started finish welding the upper...
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    looking forward to this build! as others said...

    looking forward to this build! as others said whats your mission for the cub ? I only have 4 hrs in a 701 but it was a nice flying plane, has 2 speeds, slow and very slow ! I would like own one with...
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    Here's Argo my chocolate Lab, He likes...

    Here's Argo my chocolate Lab, He likes fishing/boating as much as I do I think. watches the fish getting netted and is right there when they are released, and trying to lick them in between lol
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  23. Thread: Slip/Skid

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    That's a video that should be watched by every...

    That's a video that should be watched by every student pilot. He did a great job explaining it in a way thats understandable and visually showing it with the model helps a lot to. I wish I seen it...
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    I can see what your saying and I agree a downward...

    I can see what your saying and I agree a downward motion on the rear spar carry through will cause the upper longerons to bow out in the rear seat area, but honestly I cant see much movement be...
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    someone correct me if I'm wrong but didn't piper...

    someone correct me if I'm wrong but didn't piper do exactly this when they built the PA14? I remember that being a point of interest talking about how they upped the gross weight from the PA12 while...
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