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    I'm curious as to why you take this position?...

    I'm curious as to why you take this position?
    I've seen a lot of discussions where someone gets chewed put for filing a 337
    for a mod that (others claim) is a "minor alteration" needing a logbook...
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    The ONLY one?

    The ONLY one?
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    I assume you're talking about turbine ag-planes....

    I assume you're talking about turbine ag-planes.
    I'm curious if they have locking tailwheels-
    lock for takeoff/landing, unlock for taxiing?
    Or free-castoring 100% of the time?
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    I dunno about true, hardcore "off airport", but...

    I dunno about true, hardcore "off airport",
    but there's a thread on BCP about grass or dirt strips near San Diego.
    It's just starting on the 3rd page of discussion over the last 3-1/2 years, so...
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    I've worked on a number of commercial...

    I've worked on a number of commercial construction jobs where old demo'd out forced air furnaces were used for temp heat.
    On one job, the furnace was running full bore, but producing very little...
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    A couple hangars at my airport have ductless heat...

    A couple hangars at my airport have ductless heat pumps.
    I dunno a thing about them re purchase & operating costs,
    but people sure like them for homes.
    Might be worth looking into.
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    make & model? 338 federal makes a lot of sense...

    make & model?
    338 federal makes a lot of sense to me, if you want a big heavy bullet but not an excess of recoil & blast.
    Most everything these days (and always) has been about belted cases &...
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    A question for those who run chainless.... I'm...

    A question for those who run chainless....
    I'm curious if you remove the spring (p/n 3222) to make the t/w free-castoring?
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    After all the comments by others about...

    After all the comments by others about off-airport ops....
    re-reading your original post, it sounds like that will not be the case.
    And that your partner just wants bigger tires for the cool...
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    How much does your compass weigh? 51860

    How much does your compass weigh?

    51860
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    So you're gonna do the Grove conversion to 6"...

    So you're gonna do the Grove conversion to 6" wheels?
    How bout the Desser 850 smoothies-
    bigger, but inexpensive enough for pavement use.
    The 26" Goodyears are up to over $1600 a set,
    and they...
  12. Thread: New Cub

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    Same guy must have painted both of them? A local...

    Same guy must have painted both of them?
    A local guy named Bruce Heiner redid a lot of airplanes,
    unfortunately he was killed in a crash several years ago.
    You could always spot a Heiner airplane...
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    My impression that the act of increasing AOA has...

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    [QUOTE=scout88305;785715] 51770 ...

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  15. Thread: Bushwheels

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    If it's being run tubeless, why would a little...

    If it's being run tubeless, why would a little slippage matter?
  16. Thread: Bushwheels

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    I've heard of people having the valve stem rip...

    I've heard of people having the valve stem rip out of 26" GY's at low pressure, due to the tire turning on the wheel.
    Need to put some monkey snot on the bead, or run more PSI.
    That's with C180's &...
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    IMHO this is the kind of "dragging it in"...

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    Not necessarily. To me, "dragging it in" is a...

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    Everyone I know has one of these in their hangar.

    Everyone I know has one of these in their hangar.
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    I had charging issues on my last airplane. Took...

    I had charging issues on my last airplane.
    Took the alt off to take it down to auto-electric shop for testing.
    Checked out good.
    When I reinstalled it, I had to twist one wire to get it on the...
  21. Thread: Nice item !

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    I'm assuming these were sold as fund-raisers for...

    I'm assuming these were sold as fund-raisers for an airplane museum or similar?
    I volunteer at the Port Townsend Aero Museum in Washington.
    One of the items in the gift shop are pieces of flooring...
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    Found one!
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  23. Who can post a pic of that barbell-pumping Cub?...

    Who can post a pic of that barbell-pumping Cub?
    Tried to find one online a while back but couldn't.
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    IMHO anybody who writes "unairworthy" in someone...

    IMHO anybody who writes "unairworthy" in someone else's logbook is asking for a punch in the nose, or worse.
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    If it was me, I'd change out that 10 year old...

    If it was me, I'd change out that 10 year old battery just because.
    I had some electrical issues earlier this year, changed out my 5 year old Odyssey just because.
    A cheap way to eliminate a...
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