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    Have you switched to solid state drives yet? If...

    Have you switched to solid state drives yet? If not, you should... speeds things up substantially.
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    Ah, gotcha. Yeah, I had similar issues with...

    Ah, gotcha. Yeah, I had similar issues with software that was unable to run with previous versions of Windows. Had to keep some DOS and Win98 machines around way longer than I would have liked. ...
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    Just curious, what's your objection to Windows 10?

    Just curious, what's your objection to Windows 10?
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    As an occasional, casual user I got tired of it...

    As an occasional, casual user I got tired of it essentially NEVER working when started. Seemed like every time I tried to use it I had to install an update (and reboot), or re-license it, or...
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    Usually when you see that, it means there's a...

    Usually when you see that, it means there's a redirect trying to send you to a splash page for either access or some other notice. I see that a lot in hotel wifi setups. Take a closer look at the...
  6. Thread: AirVenture 2022

    by DaleB
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    What about it you just occasionally get accused...

    What about it you just occasionally get accused of acting like you're under 18? :)
  7. IF it were possible, no, once it's been outside...

    IF it were possible, no, once it's been outside of the LSA envelope it can never go back in. Example: Take an otherwise Sport Pilot qualified Champ, add no-bounce struts, make a notation in the log...
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    I'm no expert, but here's what I'd try. Cut and...

    I'm no expert, but here's what I'd try. Cut and lay out the fiberglass cloth on an oversized piece of Saran wrap. Pour on the epoxy, cover with another layer of Saran wrap. Roll out the epoxy so...
  9. Thread: Bi Planes forum

    by DaleB
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    Welcome! I'm building (very slowly) a Fisher...

    Welcome! I'm building (very slowly) a Fisher Celebrity. I was a Biplane Forum member until they went subscription and locked everyone else out.
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    Man, wouldn't that be nice? As a builder with a...

    Man, wouldn't that be nice? As a builder with a project in progress, I feel like my local EAA chapter is of limited benefit. Nobody is building with wood, and I get puzzled looks when they find out...
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    Kitplanes. Sigh.

    Kitplanes.

    Sigh.
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    Just in case you had not already found it,...

    Just in case you had not already found it, there's an organization of like-minded people that you may want to check out:

    Model Rocket Information | National Association of Rocketry (nar.org)
  13. Thread: Hangar,hanger

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    If you blow the picture up, it looks like a...

    If you blow the picture up, it looks like a T-shaped cradle on casters.
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    Well, that's certainly disappointing. More and...

    Well, that's certainly disappointing. More and more companies are moving toward this subscription model, where they can collect money from you forever just so you can continue accessing your own...
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    Now, that's thinkin'. Good ideas, both you and...

    Now, that's thinkin'. Good ideas, both you and Dave.
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    I don't think you'll find a kit manufacturer...

    I don't think you'll find a kit manufacturer eager to share CAD files to let other people mass produce the parts they're trying to sell. It's got to be a tough enough road as it is trying to sell...
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    Well, to be fair, some homeless people spent...

    Well, to be fair, some homeless people spent small fortunes to live that way, too.
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    How many places do you think would have a shop...

    How many places do you think would have a shop equipped (and willing) to handle large sheets of alclad and run precision cutting and punching operations as a one-off? I suspect that number to be...
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    You're in HBC at Oshkosh. How could it possibly...

    You're in HBC at Oshkosh. How could it possibly be any more perfect? OK, I guess you probably don't have the Swedish bikini team bringing breakfast to your tent every morning, but you probably...
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    I had trouble getting to sleep my first night in...

    I had trouble getting to sleep my first night in HBC. Lots of foot traffic, noise from various sources, noise on the road nearby, etc. I figured all of it predated my attendance by a long time, so...
  21. Thread: Day 2 of 9

    by DaleB
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    Were they complaining about the system, or just...

    Were they complaining about the system, or just Randy's jokes?

    :)
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    Similar crowd, but with less facial hair and...

    Similar crowd, but with less facial hair and fewer women.
  23. Thread: Training LODA

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    Nope. And the nice thing is, if I want to teach...

    Nope. And the nice thing is, if I want to teach my son or other family to fly in ours, I can. So my CFI-S plan is back on track, I guess.
  24. Thread: Training LODA

    by DaleB
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    It's no secret, you can see the LODA here: ...

    It's no secret, you can see the LODA here:

    LODA_Template.pdf (faa.gov)
  25. Thread: Melted Boelube

    by DaleB
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    Mine does that whenever the weather gets hot,...

    Mine does that whenever the weather gets hot, which is to say all summer. It's still OK, its just now liquid, until it cools off. If you bring it into an air conditioned house it will re-solidify,...
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