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    Fully concur, Kevin; what I propose might help...

    Fully concur, Kevin; what I propose might help somewhat, but as Paul always said, you come back for the people. I, too, volunteer every year; it's just something we do...
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    Contingency Planning, Part II

    Hmm... My first CP post had an interesting mix of responses. Some "got it" that I was bored and threw out a steak to the junkyard dogs to at least wake up some gray matter. Some thought it was...
  3. Thanks, Todd; you're right. This country was...

    Thanks, Todd; you're right.

    This country was founded on the ability to have the PURSUIT of happiness, not have it given to us. I agree these are bleak times, but if we don't do something to...
  4. Gee, Randy, I wouldn’t call myself a lunkhead.......

    Gee, Randy, I wouldn’t call myself a lunkhead....

    Concur with your and George’s positions on the need to take the proper steps. I can’t believe how many cars are on the road ( when I go for...
  5. Contingency Planning - Return to the days of old?

    Hi, All;

    Just sitting here before the days chores begin and I got to thinking....

    I know National is still planning on Convention occurring as normal, but things are getting weird with the...
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    Thank You, Ron; may I ask how that number was...

    Thank You, Ron; may I ask how that number was calculated (I know digital. RF, ehhhhhhhh.....)
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    Request RF/Groundplane info

    Hi, All;

    I'm trying to decide on where to place the transponder antenna. This is a "regular" pre-ADSB small monopole antenna. This is going on a Zenith Cruzer, all aluminum.

    My question is:...
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    I would love to use the trams, but I almost never...

    I would love to use the trams, but I almost never do. I hurt my back pretty bad several years ago, and I'm usually limping around. It usually hurts standing in one place more than limping, so I just...
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    If y’all read the eHotline that came out...

    If y’all read the eHotline that came out yesterday, there are major parking and tram changes for 2020. No more blue lot, frinstance. It’s now the D lot and is only open to disabled folks and permit...
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    As others have said, dress for comfort. After 2-3...

    As others have said, dress for comfort. After 2-3 days no one gives a flip anymore and we’re all just walking around hot and sweaty (hopefully with a shower each day) and we all look the same...
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    Yeah, I know I stated it incorrectly. Was merely...

    Yeah, I know I stated it incorrectly. Was merely trying to say I had read and understood the AC. My electrical is routed completely removed from any fuel line. Just didn’t know if a nylon line could...
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    Yup. Found it and bought it 2 months ago!

    Yup. Found it and bought it 2 months ago!
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    Is this legal?

    I'm space-constrained for running brake and pitot/static lines, so I thought I might be able to combined two into one hole.

    I've read the AC and know I'm not supposed to run electrical near,...
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    Hi, Mel; I built a Sonex, flew it from...

    Hi, Mel;

    I built a Sonex, flew it from 2012-2015, then sold it. Just too small for my wife to fly with me (we're not FAA std meatsacks). We both fit, but it's a TIGHT fit. The B models have...
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    I believe the Scholler sites with hookups do not...

    I believe the Scholler sites with hookups do not have sewer connections. Also, the hookup sites require you to pay the nightly rate from the moment you claim a spot. Potentially a lot of money there....
  16. Pragmatic Answer Sought: When to build engine

    Hi, All;

    I know the 'proper' anal retentive answer is to build the engine one day, hang it and wire it the next, then start it and fly it the 3rd day.

    Unfortunately, very few of us can do...
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    Was it an invalid area code, or just not a usual...

    Was it an invalid area code, or just not a usual Amarillo area code?

    With the proliferation of cell use and our mobile society, I don’t find area codes locked into a set area. Our Chapter has...
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    Yup! Already sent-in my reservation request and...

    Yup! Already sent-in my reservation request and heard back from Pam.
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    Sleepy Hollow

    Sleepy Hollow
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    This was our first year. We were in Dock 29. Had...

    This was our first year. We were in Dock 29. Had to wear flip flops the first several days due to standing water from those Friday/Saturday frog chokers. One friend has been on 28 for a few years,...
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    So that IS you! Given what you mentioned earlier...

    So that IS you! Given what you mentioned earlier I thought you were connected. I rode with her several times this year. You did well raising her.
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    Thank You, Ron; I had no intention of you doing...

    Thank You, Ron; I had no intention of you doing the legwork, but it is much appreciated. I guess my original question was if there was a field in the database that identified a culprit component;...
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    Part-Specific accident data?

    Hi, All;

    Iím hoping Ron W will chime in here....

    Are the NTSB records searchable for specific brand names of parts that contributed to an accident?

    Iím trying to find out the instances of...
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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...
  25. 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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