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  1. Thread: New Maps

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    4 weeks from opening day, and last year's maps...

    4 weeks from opening day, and last year's maps are still posted. I saw in an earlier post that the 2-19 app was released, and one of the highlights of in the promo for it is "interactive maps" so I...
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    If you're using Windows 10, one of the recent...

    If you're using Windows 10, one of the recent "updates" includes a screen capture utility called "Snip & Sketch" which has several options for capturing and saving screen images, and I have found it...
  3. Thread: New Maps

    by dclaxon
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    New Maps

    Anybody got any idea when the new Grounds and Scholler maps will show up on the website? Last year's maps were dated 5-17-18, (or at least that's the date used in the filename) so I would have hoped...
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    Don't give them any ideas! Dave

    Don't give them any ideas!

    Dave
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    Off the topic of the concerts, but I see another...

    Off the topic of the concerts, but I see another update that needs updated. According to a February 28 news release "Fly-In Theater Lineup Extended", they have added movies on the Saturday and Sunday...
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    I don't believe there are any motorhome areas as...

    I don't believe there are any motorhome areas as such, just 24 hour generator areas. The only place I know of that tents are not allowed is in the new "improved" areas with the electric and water...
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    I tried that already, the shop said it was too...

    I tried that already, the shop said it was too toasted to repair. The problem was that they could also not get me another motor like it any more, it was a 5 hp motor built on the frame for a 7.5 hp....
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    In about 1959 or '61, (don't remember the exact...

    In about 1959 or '61, (don't remember the exact year, but I was in 2nd or 3rd grade, and I graduated H.S. on '70.) my Dad bought a reman Quincy, 2 stage, 60 or 80 gal, 5 hp, and it was still running...
  9. Thread: Blinp ?

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    I was under the impression that the new ships...

    I was under the impression that the new ships were actually Zeppelins.
    I don't know if it is true, but I heard years ago that the term blimp came from the designation of a "Class B Limp Airship."
  10. Thread: Blinp ?

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    . When the Blimp has been at Airventure in the...

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    When the Blimp has been at Airventure in the past, it did operate out of Pioneer, and just did fly-bys over Wittman
  11. Back in high school, (in the 60's) I had a Cox...

    Back in high school, (in the 60's) I had a Cox .049 powered Ford GT40 control line model. As I recall, it didn't fly very well,but it did get airborne pretty quick on its first "taxi."
    Dave
  12. I just recently found a Cox .049 powered P-40 on...

    I just recently found a Cox .049 powered P-40 on the top shelf of a closet I was cleaning out that I had forgotten was there. I barely remember buying it at a local discount department store that was...
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    Bob, Yes, it's legit. Several years ago EAA...

    Bob,

    Yes, it's legit. Several years ago EAA started providing the chapters with free websites. The addresses are <chapter-number>.eaachapter.org, so yours would be 78.eaachapter.org. They are...
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    A buddy of mine came up several days after I had...

    A buddy of mine came up several days after I had the camper set up this year, and that's where he left his car while he stayed in my camper for most of the week. He didn't say how much it cost, or...
  15. Thread: Oshkosh 2019.

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    As I recall, it was scheduled to come a few years...

    As I recall, it was scheduled to come a few years ago, but the payload they were bringing over cancelled and they couldn't afford to feed those 6 engines for the trip without paying cargo.
    Dave
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    As I was arriving I saw several "Land for Sale"...

    As I was arriving I saw several "Land for Sale" signs on land that if not actually adjacent to the south edge of Camp Scholler, it was very close. Hopefully EAA will take the opportunity to acquire...
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    I've never looked at the reservation site,...

    I've never looked at the reservation site, because I've invested too much over the years in camping gear that doesn't need electricity, but apparently the site lists how many sites are remaining. A...
  18. Thread: 21 Days!

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    Don't say that out loud! Someone might hear you...

    Don't say that out loud! Someone might hear you and do something about it.
    Dave
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    Yes, it is part of some versions of MS Office.

    Yes, it is part of some versions of MS Office.
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    Hal, Thanks for the reply. I thought I had...

    Hal,

    Thanks for the reply. I thought I had read that it was you that had built the new app last year after Sporty's dropped it. Must be my memory playing tricks on me again. Anyway, thanks for...
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    AirVenture 2018 App

    Is it too early to start asking about it? Or too late? I assume Hal's been working on it in the background all along, but I'd like to add my vote on an issue I've seen people have had for several...
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    But I can see Bob's point. even the one the other...

    But I can see Bob's point. even the one the other day where the girl made an emergency landing on the highway, she didn'e hit any cars, didn't hit any signposts, didn't put a scratch on the airplane,...
  23. read a magazine article recently (I think it was...

    read a magazine article recently (I think it was Jim Wier in his column in Kitplanes) that he just made the labels with a "normal" label maker, then put clear heat shrink tubing around them.
    Dave
    I
  24. Thread: Flying In

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    After spending 9 or 10 days in Camp Scholler...

    After spending 9 or 10 days in Camp Scholler almost every year since '83, I've come to the conclusion that it is Wisconsin State Law that it rain at least once during the convention.
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    Ethanol free gas is available in central...

    Ethanol free gas is available in central Illinois, but I don't know how expensive it is, I've never bought it. Last year I ran across a link to search for it and was surprised how many places it was...
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