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    People with extensive experience with VW engines...

    People with extensive experience with VW engines will tell you that 65 HP or thereabouts is about the maximum sustained power setting for the engine unless you want to overheat and cook it relatively...
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    The law of averages says the typical storm at Osh...

    The law of averages says the typical storm at Osh is out of the West. That's my experience over almost 30 years of attending the show. I think we should park aircraft to avoid the most likely...
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    To lift an idea from "The Hunger Games", I think...

    To lift an idea from "The Hunger Games", I think the odds would always be in our favor parked into the wind.

    1) In general, aircraft would be facing the prevailing winds and control surfaces would...
  4. I mentioned one morning (Thursday) which is a big...

    I mentioned one morning (Thursday) which is a big departure morning. I didn't suggest morning flights be banned, what I did suggest is to discourage out and back flights at peak arrival and...
  5. The Good: - The overall convention/show. ...

    The Good:

    - The overall convention/show. Incredible as always.

    - The volunteers. Great people - all of them.

    - Walking by a tram on the North/South line and hearing a guy telling cornball...
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    GES Address for Attendees

    On the EAA website there is a guest services page which contains most of the info for shipping items to the show as an attendee, not a vendor. According to EAA’s website, the items would go to a GES...
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    I'm surprised this isn't a free online resource...

    I'm surprised this isn't a free online resource for anyone who wants it. Between the limited market, printing and distribution costs, and other costs associated with inventorying hard copies, I...
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    Ron, you're in and around the publishing...

    Ron, you're in and around the publishing business, at least from a writer's perspective. Any sense of the real costs of electronic publishing? Based on what you've said in the past, article writers...
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    Yeah, I received (and may still have) years of...

    Yeah, I received (and may still have) years of The Experimenter in hard copy. I just miss the content. Between the seeming shift in focus of SA and the <effective> drop of The Experimenter, EAA is...
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    Here's a link to the last year of the...

    Here's a link to the last year of the Experimenter as a stand alone e-publication:
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    Wherefort Art Thou, Experimenter?

    With today's "renew your membership before rates go up" e-mail*, I went down the wormhole of the EAA's website and started reading back issues of various publications.

    I read through several...
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    Betting game, IIRC.

    Betting game, IIRC.
  13. Yeah, B-36 J(111) featherweight is the only way...

    Yeah, B-36 J(111) featherweight is the only way to go.
  14. Wait a minute. Do you know someone restoring a...

    Wait a minute. Do you know someone restoring a B-36A?
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    Um, you gonna tell us what you're building?

    Um, you gonna tell us what you're building?
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    No experience with that. I've used a router...

    No experience with that.

    I've used a router and jig for big holes. If you're making numerous holes of the same size, you can get really good results that way. But a jigsaw seems like an easy way...
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    Can't speak to Klein. What holes are you cutting?...

    Can't speak to Klein. What holes are you cutting? I have a bunch of forstner bits that did a good job on a set of Champ spars. You're welcome to use 'em.
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    A good (at least different) deal is the cafe at...

    A good (at least different) deal is the cafe at the Sleepy Hollow. They have these people called waiters who come and take your order, then, as if by magic, food and beer appear a few minutes later. ...
  19. The one that comes as a surprise is Velocity. The...

    The one that comes as a surprise is Velocity. The baseline number of airplanes is relatively small, the factory is still in operation, yet the number of registered aircraft ain't moving.
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    I've built a fair number of wood ribs and just...

    I've built a fair number of wood ribs and just dunk the capstrips in water for an hour or three prior to bending them. I use a bending tool to squish the capstrips into shape and let them dry before...
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    Nobody wants to see either of you in your...

    Nobody wants to see either of you in your Speedo's anyway. ;-)
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    Thanks for your input. No.

    Thanks for your input.

    No.
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    I think it is funny when airplane people complain...

    I think it is funny when airplane people complain about helicopter noise, then get up in arms when residents complain about airport noise.

    The only flying machines that ever bothered me with noise...
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    These are the two big ones for me. But I'd...

    These are the two big ones for me.

    But I'd push back on eliminating the non-aviation vendors. How else am I gonna get 5 minutes in a massage chair or an extended foot massage if we disallow...
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    Absolutely true. I've never seen a political...

    Absolutely true. I've never seen a political discussion on the internet finish in a civil place. Those discussions simply don't belong on an aviation board, because they will not advance aviation,...
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