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    Sent you a PM

    Sent you a PM
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    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I...

    Original question of slat and flap. The one cub I know that is a basic piper design but added slats and fowler flaps... I think you would be beat to a pulp if you tried to take either from his plane,...
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    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being...

    I recall a number of stories about ELTs being activated for various reasons other than crash situations. I believe MTV related one type at OshKosh, and there is an example above.

    Real world...
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    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you...

    My knowledge of actual models is slim, so you guys are mostly likely correct on the actual model. It was a military version, and restricted category that I watch work. The pilot could play checkers...
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    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the...

    Is this a temporary repair to get it out of the brush, or trying to keep it flying long term? Atlee did lots of temporary stuff to get them home. Dan H. at Dan's Aircraft has some of those parts.
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    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been...

    We are taught that crevasses are bottomless. Been recent incidents where they found some climbing gear at the edge, and nothing. people go in, and down, and get wedged. Yes, can be hundreds of feet...
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    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't...

    A 185 bringing climbers out of Mt. Logan didn't quite make the jump and hit the other side, killed the pilot, (not wearing a shoulder harness). Look at your site from all directions!

    Rereading...
  8. Thread: Tail AD

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    Good Pun! Great idea, but seems that a press...

    Good Pun!

    Great idea, but seems that a press fit would have been the answer- freeze it and pop it in, but not be so tight it splits the material it is going into.

    Love Bushwheel Bill's answer,...
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    Found the company that made my boat: ...

    Found the company that made my boat:

    https://www.innovakayak.com
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    No simple answer, and not one boat. I had an...

    No simple answer, and not one boat.

    I had an inflatable floor zodiac tender years ago, was light and did great. Flood took it away. It would roll up and fit in the floor, but a passenger would...
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    Pete spells it out- lots of variables. Couple...

    Pete spells it out- lots of variables.

    Couple of examples- early 182 conversion with 2870's or 2960's, (can not recall which), would not take off empty. Terrible off the water. The owner was...
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    Video? I did not see that listed. Can you give...

    Video? I did not see that listed.

    Can you give a link?
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    Our new plane has them, but skis are new enough...

    Our new plane has them, but skis are new enough that they have the new yoke.

    After flying them a little bit, and watching tails and how much the wheels drag in a turn, it is obvious that every...
  14. Thread: Tail AD

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    Is that furthest right rivet and furthest left...

    Is that furthest right rivet and furthest left rivet having some working issues? Looks like they might be moving as it appears to have cracked paint around them.

    It is kind of cool, a large fender...
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    For 'essential' travel, the quarantine might not...

    For 'essential' travel, the quarantine might not apply, but person in Canada will have an easier time to move about. What region/area of Canada? It is a big place. If it is in the BC area Sea Land in...
  16. All I need sir!:9mm I can burn enough runway...

    All I need sir!:9mm

    I can burn enough runway in one circuit to divide by 3 and have some left over:oops:
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    Some interesting things... First, I believe...

    Some interesting things...

    First, I believe EDO is now manufactured in China, not only is labor cheap, but my experience is that their metal quality, (steel is my experience) is terrible. There is...
  18. Golly, we have all seen Farmboy's edits and...

    Golly, we have all seen Farmboy's edits and assignations to my 'currency' landings, and how much room I actually use... and since I am doing distance delivery for my landings I request that I am...
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    The bad taste of poor quality always outlasts the...

    The bad taste of poor quality always outlasts the happiness of a 'good deal'.

    Quality has never been an issue with Wipaire or their work. While I may prefer other products for some jobs, history...
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    For long term enjoyment of your floats, remove...

    For long term enjoyment of your floats, remove the front cleat from the top. Either roll it to the inside, (use a good doubler behind to take the load) or just tie to the front walk wire the few...
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    Great floats, if you can find them and parts. ...

    Great floats, if you can find them and parts.

    Someone needs to buy them up and start producing floats again!

    I would put them near the tip for sure.

    Isn't it great we have choices?

    If on...
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    Well, let me toss in the explosives: Alaska???...

    Well, let me toss in the explosives:

    Alaska??? What are you going to do? Big loads, small loads? Big water? Rocky beaches?

    I flew a light 150 cub for work with Aqua 1800s, and at the same time...
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    Safety wire??

    Safety wire??
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    The one running cooler. A laser thermometer, or...

    The one running cooler. A laser thermometer, or the old way, let the engine cool while you clean your shorts and restart. the cylinder that does not heat the same has the bad plug.

    But as C.J....
  25. Can I submit my take off and landing data via...

    Can I submit my take off and landing data via email, as I will be working out west through the event.

    I will be super accurate about my distances, and even use my 'fish' measuring...
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