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  1. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Whelen green lens needed   

    No problem Chris.  Maybe something will turn up.   JImChuk
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  2. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic EDMO is on scrappy   

    Ya, that's what I found as well.  It was nice while it lasted though.  JImChuk
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  3. tcj added a post in a topic EDMO is on scrappy   


    I suspect the EDMO on Scrappy is for this business. Expertise Dedication Motivated Ownership https://www.edmo.com/
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  4. ChrisBolkan added a post in a topic Whelen green lens needed   

    Hi Jim,
    I looked all over and could not find the 4 strobes with lenses that I have/had? I don't remember getting rid of them, but I do remember thinking from time to time that I should get rid of them, so maybe I did. I found two strobe boxes, but could not find the comet flash box that went with the other two strobes. So for now I struck out. Maybe they will turn up, but I looked hard. I will keep my eye out and I do have another possible source for some lenses that I will check, but for now so sorry I baited you and did not come through.
    Chris
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  5. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    Yep John, these rims are for 6" tires. You're right,  I'm wrong.  I miss read it.  Just looking for 8" 3 hole Douglas wheels on line, and am not finding any.   JImChuk
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  6. 109jb added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    No they are not. The original wheels are 8" diameter. Those are 6" diameter.
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  7. allonsye added a post in a topic WY kitfox Yamaha build   

    Awesome awesome work!  Where are you with it now?
    What material did you make the bucking board out of to form the firewall?
    I'm interested in the Phazer powerplant having decided the FX series is really about 50lbs too heavy in the Avids and early KF's applications.   It's come down to that or a Jab.
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  8. nlappos added a post in a topic Rotax 582 power loss diagnosis   

    Can I strongly suggest the electric backup pump mentioned above? You can switch it on for landing and takeoff, put it off in cruise except when things get too quiet, when it can get you started again.
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  9. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Whelen green lens needed   

    Ya, don't throw them away.  I've got some ideas..... Thanks,  JImChuk
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  10. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic EDMO is on scrappy   

    I have no idea.  Just googled it,  :-(  JImChuk
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  11. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    I usually have them ship with the post office, but because of the hydraulic fluid, it couldn't go that way.  JImChuk
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  12. nlappos added a post in a topic Avid flyer flight characteristics   

    My biggest tip is "Happy Feet". As you flare on touchdown get your feet pumping about 1/4" so they are not planted, and they can respond instantly to any yaw control needs. Made a big difference in my landing roll outs.
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  13. nlappos added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    I found sacrificing a few inner tubes by pinching them with the wheel halves made it all work.
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  14. ChrisBolkan added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    I don't know if this would work with Wag Aero, (I bought tires from them and shipping wasn't outrageous) but what I've done a couple of times when shipping seemed ridiculous was to call and ask if there is another way they can ship that is less expensive. More often than not they will do something. Or they just tack a "standard" charge on and they will take the money if they get it, but are also willing to fix if you call. Anyway it's worked for me before several times.
     
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  15. ChrisBolkan added a post in a topic EDMO is on scrappy   

    Curious, what is Ed's relationship with Mike Patey?
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  16. ChrisBolkan added a post in a topic Whelen green lens needed   

    I should have that laying around Jim. I have a couple sets of old Whelens laying around unless I threw them away. I'll look at the hangar today. i wish my memory of what I have and don't have was better. :-)
    Chris
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  17. marksires added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    The Band-aides aren't the important part, it's the proper use of words to convince the tire it's in its best interest to come off easily 
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  18. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    Those look like the wheels for the Kitfox and I believe they are, but the builder added three more holes to fit the 6 holes in the Kitfox hub.  Also, Kitfox welded on three pieces of aluminum to the back of the wheel, machined it, drilled and tapped it to bolt the brake rotor on to those three lugs.  JImChuk
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  19. Just Plane Mike added a post in a topic Original Wheels   

    Just verifying, are these the. Wheels that will work on th kitfox II
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  20. 1avidflyer added a topic in For Sale and wanted, you got it, I want it   

    Whelen green lens needed
    Hi all, Does anyone have a green lens left laying around from a whelen position/ strobe light set up?  I've got the rest of the parts, but broke the lens and they want bunches of gold for them.  Thanks,   JImChuk
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  21. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic EDMO is on scrappy   

    I was able to text back and forth with Ed's step son, and he knew about Draco, said he had hooked up a smart TV and showed some bush plane type videos on it.  He was going to look for the scrappy gets a paint job next.  Said he would also look into Ed's computer to see if he can get it back up and going.  I mentioned how we missed Ed on the forum.  JImChuk
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  22. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    Hey Allen,  I don't know if we do it cause we love it or we are just plain crazy.  Either way though I'm going to keep at it.  JImChuk
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  23. Allen Sutphin added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    Hey guy's, instead of going crazy doing nothing, I decided to see what was going on with the group. Yes, shipping is getting pricy lately and probably won't go down. When you think of all the little stuff one has to order to redo an Avid/Fox, combined with the shipping charges it adds up pretty quick to a hefty sum.  And still some wannabe's question why one in good shape cost better than 15K-20K. And don't even think about time and sweat being involved. Most of us do it because we love it, plane and simple.
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  24. Bandit added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    Ya I just ordered some thinner and poly tak. She said it would be around $30 shipping. YIKES! How does ups charge $130 for a 4'x4' sheet of polycarbonate in a roll?
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  25. 1avidflyer added a post in a topic Crazy or what?   

    I suppose Wag aero tacked on some, but usually they are pretty good with shipping.  It could have gone with USPS except for the hydraulic fluid.  JImChuk
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