Av8r3400

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About Av8r3400

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  • Birthday 01/31/1971

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  • Location North Central Wisconsin

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  1. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Grove gear pics   

    On my plane they are square clamping blocks that span the front two "float" mounts.  Nothing special.
    On my friend's C-model/Kitfox hybrid they are also square clamping blocks.  The gear sweeps forward negating the need for the very odd looking mounts shown above.  The current Grove website lists the Mk 4 Avid gear at $2519, complete.  
    http://www.groveaircraft.com/landing_gear.html
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  2. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Nice October   

    I'm glad someone is getting nice weather.  We have been nothing but cold, rain and misery for the last 6 weeks here...
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  3. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic Grove gear pics   

    When I converted my old Kitfox IV-1050 from OEM bungee to Grove the overall weight gain was 12 pounds.
    Easy trade off to me.
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  4. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic ADSB - What are people using?   

    Very happy with my equipment.  
    ADSP in and out:  Nothing.  
    Until the market comes up with a reasonably priced solution that integrates with my current equipment, I'm not buying anything.  I will avoid the airspace.
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  5. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic OT: Garbage Pail Politics   

    You and I are going to disagree again, I guess.  
    Collins, like Graham, have made pretty speeches in support of Kavanaugh that I agree with and applaud.  However both of them, in the larger picture, are political weathervanes.  What ever is best for them, at that moment, is what they do.   Complete RINOs and swamp creatures that, IMO, need to go.  Murkowski and Flake are of the same cowardly stripe.  Luckily Flake is tail lights.
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  6. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic OT: Garbage Pail Politics   

    Doug, we are parsing terminology while saying the same thing.  I encourage everyone to watch that video.
    Classical Liberals are not the problem.  Neither are true Democrats.  It is the Left wing infiltration of extremism into those groups that is putting any political discourse into chaos (by design).
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  7. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic New Project   

    About 100 miles from me.  Will have to drop in to say Hi.  How long is the strip going to be? 
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  8. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic National Wireless Alert test today 10/3/18   

    Both my personal (iPhone - Verizion) and work phones (antique flip-phone texting blocked) went off. 
    The work phone dropped the call I was on in favor of the alert.
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  9. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic National Wireless Alert test today 10/3/18   

    My wife's didn't either...
     
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  10. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic National Wireless Alert test today 10/3/18   

    The test was really annoying.  The system definitely works.
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  11. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic lycoming mod ?   

    HKS quit the turbo motor a while back.  I believe when they stopped importing them to North America a couple years ago.  When importing resumed, there was no turbo option.  I don't know if that engine is still produced in Japan.
    In the proper application, the HKS motors have a wonderful reputation, only hampered by their lack of power.
     
    To the wider point, I agree that wringing out too much from an engine will hasten it's demise.  I am very confident in my 105-ish horsepower, low compression, Zipper that I installed into my 1996 vintage 912UL.  I have added a slipper clutch and 2.43 gear ratio which has improved it's performance further.
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  12. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic lycoming mod ?   

    I now have over 400 hours of trouble free operations on my Zipper engine.
    The only catastrophic failure that I know first hand is Trent Palmer.  This is well documented on YouTube.
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  13. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic lycoming mod ?   

    Also listed on that website is a brand new Rotax 912 iS Sport for $13,500.  Link  This website is bullcrap. 
    Send them your money and see what you get.  I've seen far more modded and stock Lyco-saurus engines fail than Rotax engines.  To each their own.
     
    A far better option for you would be to put an RX1 Yamaha engine on the plane.  Much more doable installation in that airframe with higher horsepower.
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  14. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic OT: Garbage Pail Politics   

    There are true democrat and real Liberals out there, they are not the issue.  It's the leftists that are the true problem.  Democrats and liberals still love America and respect debate and discussion. 
    Leftists are of the mob mentality and want to tear down the Constitution and our entire country.
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  15. Av8r3400 added a post in a topic OT: Garbage Pail Politics   

    What's it going to take for the people of Alaska to get rid of Murkowski?
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