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Bushcraft and survival
8GCBC less than a minute ago View the latest post Most Underrated Piece Of Kit...
In my 20+ years of guiding and mountain rescue, my hands have never gotten too cold for my bic. I can never find my expensive lighter when I need it, so I make sure there's a bic in...
Modifications
88Echo Today, 20:04pm View the latest post 182A Big Fork
It's the closest thing I have?
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Regions and areas
A1Skinner Today, 19:40pm View the latest post TX to AK-Driving-This Year-Again
Looks good! Stop by quick when you drive through Hythe. We are right off the main hwy.
David
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Products, Gear, and Technology
a3holerman Today, 19:35pm View the latest post Garmin's new autopilot
Take a look at the Trio Pro A/P it is already approved for the 180/185. The cost is $700 including the install kit and it can be installed by a A&P.
Tom
Float flying
8GCBC Today, 18:06pm View the latest post Landing on straight floats in the grass
Well to pick a nit, the UHMW on ski bottoms isn't really there for wear necessarily...it's there for sliding, and to prevent freezedown. Try working a set of skis with metal bottoms...
Engines and Propellers
ZK Kiwi Today, 16:40pm View the latest post Is USA prop overhaul different than CAN or NZ?
Hi, for what its worth I bought a used C204 prop from the US and had it shipped to NZ. It had a logbook and 8130-3 from last overhaul.
NZ engineer (A&PA) was happy with that.
Over...
Accident Analysis
8GCBC Today, 15:43pm View the latest post UH-60 Blackhawk instantly lost, Flight of (2),
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