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    I transferred my 996 to my son to free up garage...

    I transferred my 996 to my son to free up garage space for my Zenith project. Fortunately it’s still about a mile away so I have visitation rights. Had two Porsches and still are fond of them. But...
  2. Thread: Kit advice

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    Both Sonex and Zenith offer plans only options....

    Both Sonex and Zenith offer plans only options. You can still buy any or all parts you don’t want to fabricate. For example, you can buy all the steel weldments if you can’t weld. Or you can still...
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    Convention Tear-Down

    We've read for years about volunteers showing up and camping months ahead of Convention in order to help everything get ready.

    I got to thinking: What about AFTER the event? Do the same large...
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    I found myself thinking about their cleanliness,...

    I found myself thinking about their cleanliness, too. I stepped in one in the afternoon and thought dang this thing is clean!!

    I like the idea of thanking the PP provider.
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    Concur with Sacred Heart. On the subject of...

    Concur with Sacred Heart. On the subject of Brats, I was very disappointed this year. On Sunday before the open, I stopped at the Homebuilder's Cafe (why oh why did they have to tear down all the...
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    In this case, I don't know why the price was...

    In this case, I don't know why the price was raised. It was my understanding (subject to education) that all proceeds from the pancake breakfasts went to the chapters working the griddle. I don't...
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    It’s also somewhat in the EAA app. Find the list...

    It’s also somewhat in the EAA app. Find the list of exhibitors. I just go to the A-Z list so I don’t have to think too hard about what category an exhibitor might be listed under. If you click on the...
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    A LOT of rain last night. They were forecasting...

    A LOT of rain last night. They were forecasting SEVERAL inches. More due starting by 11 this AM thru remainder of day. I’m not calling it another Sloshkosh but both plane and camp arrivals are going...
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    Just trying to save steps. Some days the ol' hip...

    Just trying to save steps. Some days the ol' hip makes things miserable. Shortest distance between two points, etc.
  10. Your mileage may vary! How handy are you?...

    Your mileage may vary! How handy are you? Motorhead at heart? Can you follow written directions? If so, I see no problem with it.

    I built an AeroConversions engine in 2011 for my Sonex....
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    So just beating the dead horse, there is no other...

    So just beating the dead horse, there is no other store, so no other way to purchase RYW to take home to whatever state is home. Unless of course you’re a camper.
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    Logistical question about Rock Your Wings: I...

    Logistical question about Rock Your Wings: I always thought that you could not carry "beverages" on the grounds unless you were consuming them at one of the food venues. So, if this beer is ONLY...
  13. There are usually several large bulletinboards on...

    There are usually several large bulletinboards on the grounds with for sale notices on them. If you're really interested in buying or selling one, go for it! As others have said, sometimes a deal is...
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    Does the aircraft have a current registration? If...

    Does the aircraft have a current registration? If it's outside of the "drop dead" date on the FAA registry, you have to start all over again. If still a valid registration, no prob, just transfer.
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  15. Thread: New Maps

    by CarlOrton
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    The way I understand it, after last year, the big...

    The way I understand it, after last year, the big guys heard loudly our comments on chairs, tens units etc. As a result, they committed to reducing the fluff stuff. Whether that’s what’s happened or...
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    Dave, that about looks like it. I’m away from the...

    Dave, that about looks like it. I’m away from the unit for a few days but will check that one as well as the one from spruce.
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    Y’know, Rick, I think that will work! I...

    Y’know, Rick, I think that will work! I downloaded the 210 install guide, and the diagrams and illustrations look like an exact match except for the 210 not having a wire for panel light. For the...
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    Thanks Rick; number of pins is correct but really...

    Thanks Rick; number of pins is correct but really need to see the other side. What kind of card edge connector do you have on the 210?
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    AeroShell Oil Price at Convention?

    Hi, All;

    I've known for years that Aeroshell always offered case specials during Convention, but I never had the transportation that would allow me to purchase.

    Well that changed this year, so...
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    Interesting, Dave; thanks for the tip....

    Interesting, Dave; thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, only ones on ebay right now are just the plastic shells, no pins. Will keep looking though....
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    As Doug mentions, it would take a lot of data....

    As Doug mentions, it would take a lot of data. And pilots are notoriously cheap. Mike Busch already offers this type of service. I would think, in ignorance based on his stories, that most of his...
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    787 test bed

    787 test bed
  23. Milwaukee is about an hour north of Chicago and...

    Milwaukee is about an hour north of Chicago and on the route. Lots of hotels of all calibers in the area.
  24. Thanks, Strangebird; good thoughts. I’m...

    Thanks, Strangebird; good thoughts. I’m relatively small/light. 31’ Sunstar so it’s not like I have a 40’ DP. Still your comments are valid.
  25. Yeah; thought about that, but concerned that all...

    Yeah; thought about that, but concerned that all those sacks of Quikcrete would put me 'WAY over GVW...
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