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    I went through that with the Avid and kitfox...

    I went through that with the Avid and kitfox forums. Started my own many years ago now (I think 08 or 09) and as of today I think I have moderated 3 posts. I detest censorship and find its much...
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    sending you an email

    sending you an email
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    I noticed his absence, gotta be a back story I...

    I noticed his absence, gotta be a back story I missed. His hints and tips and tool thread was/is awesome.
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    A written safety assessment before each flight? ...

    A written safety assessment before each flight? When they made those mandatory at work for every job we do, they were usefully for about the first 3 days. After that, I would say with confidence...
  5. If the link you posted is correct he is probably...

    If the link you posted is correct he is probably out guiding or flying hunters. Most of those guys you wont hear from during hunting season as they are putting a lot of avgas through the tanks and...
  6. I got to play with the above SS XL for an hour or...

    I got to play with the above SS XL for an hour or so this summer. Fun bird to fly and as BDA stated its rock solid in the 30s with steep turns etc. Landing at the high AOA takes a little getting...
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    12 or pacer. If you are looking at going to see...

    12 or pacer. If you are looking at going to see the grand kids, the pacer wins hands down. Pull out the back seat and you have a lot of room for baggage. Not to mention, you can get it at under...
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    Pretty sure Stoddards can hook you up. I have a...

    Pretty sure Stoddards can hook you up. I have a buddy with a ton of PA12 parts but I can't get him to turn loose of any of them.
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    For ease of changing pitch the Sensenich wins...

    For ease of changing pitch the Sensenich wins hands down. I too tossed the borer once I tried the Sensenich.
  10. Thread: TSO Com?

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    I have had the GTR-200 in my bird for the last...

    I have had the GTR-200 in my bird for the last year or so and LOVE it. So far I have had zero issues with it. I don't use the built in intercom though.
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    POH also states the performance factors etc, and...

    POH also states the performance factors etc, and we all know we have refined techniques that allow us to beat those figures the vast majority of the time. Some things that you might understand would...
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    I learned the hard way that the earth ex jump...

    I learned the hard way that the earth ex jump pack is a POS. My $89 amazon special has more capacity and way more "omph" to start stubborn engines. I know of a few other earth ex jump packs that...
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    Maybe 5 minutes without the spinner. If you have...

    Maybe 5 minutes without the spinner. If you have a spinner a couple more minutes to pull those screws and reinstall. No safety wire. The locking washers used are reusable many times over. I have...
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    Gotta love em.. Test data up the wazoo and they...

    Gotta love em.. Test data up the wazoo and they want more. Hope they can get this done and make good on prior promises.
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    If you can lift the tail with 2 fingers you have...

    If you can lift the tail with 2 fingers you have the long mount. With said mount be very careful lifting the tail above your waist or you will be trying to rope the tail and pull it back down as it...
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    Get a pack of LAYZR tungsten. No more...

    Get a pack of LAYZR tungsten. No more radioactive dust to breathe and it holds up better. It is my go to at work and home for ALL welding. CS, SS and aluminum. If you do stick the tip, it doesn't...
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    Agree 100%. I would stay away from the 80. ...

    Agree 100%. I would stay away from the 80. ER70S-2 is the go to, why monkey around with anything else?
  18. under Table 5 • BasicMed accidents were more...

    under Table 5
    • BasicMed accidents were more likely to involve personal flying (89.7% BasicMed vs. 73.7% third-class, p = .01).

    Just curious, with a 3rd class wouldn't you only be allowed to do...
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    I certainly hopes he sends those blades in for...

    I certainly hopes he sends those blades in for inspection or gets new ones. I truly don't want to read later about a blade departing and it ending poorly. I LOVE the prop he is using and have...
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    I don't think the tail bounced up as much as it...

    I don't think the tail bounced up as much as it was the braking action and perhaps the tail getting even lighter by the low ground speed at that point, the tail wind gust perhaps and the full up...
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    You can go get that hamburger while maintaining...

    You can go get that hamburger while maintaining your proficiency, or any other flying you want to do. After all, any hours spent flying is to maintain proficiency right?
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    A quick search shows some scary legal opinions...

    A quick search shows some scary legal opinions from the FAA on the definition. It is pretty much left up to the inspector or agency that wants to "violate" you. I saw one court finding where they...
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    Beautiful design and build! The landing is cool...

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    Not always true. My open checkbook has paid for...

    Not always true. My open checkbook has paid for things that were clearly not done, or done in a very shoddy manner. There are very few who I now trust to work on any of my "toys" from the plane to...
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    damn, after reading all this I was pumped up to...

    damn, after reading all this I was pumped up to go buy one Wednesday when I get home, but they are out of stock at airframes.
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