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  1. John221us replied to the thread Piper Cherokee 140 With High Engine Time. Worth The Buy?.

    The Cherokee is a great starter plane, but these things can kill you. Make sure you can afford to maintain it right. A $25K plane is...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 3:15 PM
  2. John221us liked nauga's post in the thread Satellite Internet Service.

    Post in haste, repent in leisure. :rolleyes: 500-600ms. Much less impressive. Magnets. Always magnets. Nauga, who usually checks his...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 7:58 PM
  3. John221us replied to the thread Satellite Internet Service.

    The typical problem is latency (delay). It is probably fine for streaming video, but two way audio or video is going to suffer. I have...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 6:16 PM
  4. John221us liked bflynn's post in the thread Piper Cherokee 140 With High Engine Time. Worth The Buy?.

    My experience with shopping is that sellers don't figure run out engines into the price. From the buyer's standpoint, the airplane +...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:44 PM
  5. John221us replied to the thread [NA]Can I drink vermouth[NA].

    Ok, here is an article specifically about enjoying it straight (not that I have tried that...yet)...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:42 PM
  6. John221us replied to the thread [NA]Can I drink vermouth[NA].

    It is better with whiskey and some bitters (Manhattan)

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:38 PM
  7. John221us replied to the thread Piper Cherokee 140 With High Engine Time. Worth The Buy?.

    The advise above is all pretty good. Engine time is only one aspect. I bought a Cherokee with a 600 hour engine, but the guy who did my...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:32 PM
  8. John221us replied to the thread [NA]Can I drink vermouth[NA].

    It is considered a wine and the French drink better versions of it as an aperitif. I say go for it.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:19 PM
  9. John221us replied to the thread iPad Mini death watch, 9/12/2018 edition.

    That is the choice I ultimately made (I ordered the part and it should be in today). Yes, it gets through the day fine on a charge and I...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 12:24 PM
  10. John221us replied to the thread iPad Mini death watch, 9/12/2018 edition.

    I was on 11, but had skipped most of the minor updates. So far so good with 12. It is noticibly faster.

    Sep 19, 2018 at 9:01 AM