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    OK I’ll play.......Definitely not an expert but I...

    OK I’ll play.......Definitely not an expert but I think it’s a knob head stem cherry MS rivet. The knob head stems are considered obsolete and have been replaced with the serrated stem.
  2. Thread: Mailing Date

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    Mailing Date

    Does anybody know the approximate date when EAA intends to mail out purchased AV tickets/credentials?
  3. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    Hey Bob, just my two cents.... Watch the online...

    Hey Bob, just my two cents....
    Watch the online videos of the VFR approaches. Yes there have been some changes but it gives you good views of the various landmarks and what to,expect. Know what...
  4. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    We drove up to Wisconsin on Tuesday. Despite the...

    We drove up to Wisconsin on Tuesday. Despite the fact we hit snow in east central Illinois and didn’t drive out of it until Madison and then got more on Wednesday, yes. Went out for fish fry dinner...
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    So let me quote governor Santis: “If you’re...

    So let me quote governor Santis: “If you’re immune, act immune.” Why get vaccinated just to fall back into your ways before the vaccine?? There is no doubt that SNF and the state had mixed...
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    Good point for the new comers. Fortunately one...

    Good point for the new comers. Fortunately one can usually see the weather coming from a fair distance. Everyone typically heads for hard shelters - the exhibit buildings and the like, especially if...
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    Certainly got to be weather savvy. EAA is very...

    Certainly got to be weather savvy. EAA is very good about keeping folks informed about potential severe weather. If weather is a possibility, you better assume you’re not going to make it back in...
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    Daily high temperatures are around 81F, rarely...

    Daily high temperatures are around 81F, rarely falling below 71F or exceeding 89F. The highest daily average high temperature is 81F on July 19.
    Daily low temperatures increase by 2F, from...
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    If I remember correctly it comes out around early...

    If I remember correctly it comes out around early May. Right now go watch the videos of the approach on EAA’s site. FYI it’s snowing in central Wisconsin, OK maybe it’s flurries, but what the...
  10. Thread: EAA Tie Downs

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    Bob, There is an old thread dated 2012 on the...

    Bob, There is an old thread dated 2012 on the forum search tie down you should find it
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    Over a 10-year period (2009-2018) inflight loss...

    Over a 10-year period (2009-2018) inflight loss of control – mainly stalls – accounted for the largest number of GA fatal accidents. After engine failures what is the second largest cause of...
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    To be honest I got sidetracked by your comment...

    To be honest I got sidetracked by your comment about your student pilot friend who flew off a Phase I in a Sonerai but personally I would say a Sport Pilot flying off a Phase I would be solely...
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    Let’s talk safety..... First, I’m surprised and...

    Let’s talk safety..... First, I’m surprised and disappointed that no one from the EAA staff has weighed in on this thread. Is there anybody out there that really thinks that the average student is...
  14. Thread: Oshkosh 2021?

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    I agree. My comments were based on decades of...

    I agree. My comments were based on decades of observations. Over the years I’ve seen the up and down side of it all. But you’re right, given the number of people and the amount of vehicle/aircraft...
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    Placing teenagers in positions where they are...

    Placing teenagers in positions where they are essential directing adults just creates opportunities for conflict. Don’t care if they are CAP cadets, riding on scooters patrolling the show line or...
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    Can anyone confirm if the Aeromart Tent is going...

    Can anyone confirm if the Aeromart Tent is going to be operational this year? I’m heading to Wisconsin in a couple of weeks and would like to drag some items with me to sell his summer but makes no...
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    There are times that some of those kids look...

    There are times that some of those kids look pretty fried by the end of the day. I’m sure humping it back from the UL area and other areas after a long day in the sun is no fun.
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    Thanks for the clarification. I went back and saw...

    Thanks for the clarification. I went back and saw where Canteen acquired Zaugs in late 2013 and got rebranded. With all that’s going on during AirVenture the logistics required to serve several...
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    Guss I wasn’t clear, I was talking about events...

    Guss I wasn’t clear, I was talking about events such as YE’s & Lifetime Members dinners, chapter officers breakfast and other catered events outside of AV.
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    I’m just guessing but.....I’ld bet that Zaugs has...

    I’m just guessing but.....I’ld bet that Zaugs has the contract to cater all events that have food service. Believe that they are actually based out of Appleton and were once a family run business...
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    For a couple of years there was a really good...

    For a couple of years there was a really good Italian setup (Bucca di Beppo) out of Appleton but unfortunately the restaurant went under. But I’m a sucker for Italian. I believe that Zaugs is...
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    While driving past an RV lot I looked longly at a...

    While driving past an RV lot I looked longly at a micro trailer and said “Boy, sure would like that for camping at AirVenture.” And I’m here to tell ya I got THE STARE. As my brain was slowly being...
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    We joke, but for the first timers, bottled water...

    We joke, but for the first timers, bottled water is like $3 and the prices just go up from there. From a concessions stand point it’s like being trapped in a baseball or football stadium for a week.
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    This thread is just wrong on so many levels. And...

    This thread is just wrong on so many levels. And if you don’t understand the comment talk to any EAB insurance underwriter, an AOPA ASF rep, EAA”s Homebuilt Community Manager, or an FAA Safety Team...
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    Plastic- debit or charge always works. If buying...

    Plastic- debit or charge always works. If buying food or some lower dollar valued items with cash use small bills. Fanny packs are kinda a waste at AV IMO as one tends to pickup stuff and then you’re...
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