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  1. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread GPS antenna paint.

    I don’t know how often mistakes occur to antennas and other devices attached to the fuselage during the repaint process, but my ASPEN...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 3:08 PM
  2. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    Regarding experience, I have never had the frosted plug situation when I was trying to start from 10 degrees F up in my Archer. Always...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 11:15 AM
  3. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    Okay, the frosted plugs on unsuccessful startup attempt situation. That makes sense now.

    Feb 6, 2023 at 10:58 AM
  4. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    That is what I thought. Statements above were made that engines would not start in those temps. I just wanted to eliminate the other...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 10:56 AM
  5. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    So if you were able to preheat the entire engine, and get the oil to flow, and start out with a battery that was warmed up, will the...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 10:34 AM
  6. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    Isn’t it more important that the oil flow fairly easily in the cold weather start. That engine oil once poured in is not in direct...

    Feb 6, 2023 at 9:58 AM
  7. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Shelf life of barreled AVGAS.

    2 X 55 gallons does not seem to be enough fuel for your usual Pacific legs. Obviously if you need more barrels than that, the choice to...

    Feb 5, 2023 at 6:58 PM
  8. MajorTurbulence liked Llk's post in the thread JPI 900 or Garmin EIS.

    A plug for EI. Far better customer service than JPI without the ridiculous prices for Garmin. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Feb 3, 2023 at 8:13 AM
  9. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Inexpensive ADS-B in solutions.

    Novel and ingenious use of those used adsb transceivers. When I was hot for the Navworx solution, it would hook up to my G430W for...

    Feb 3, 2023 at 7:27 AM
  10. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    If using blankets in the wind, ever hear of bungee cords? They will work well but be ever careful to avoid the elastic recoil hitting...

    Feb 2, 2023 at 3:57 PM
  11. MajorTurbulence liked Palmpilot's post in the thread Tipping the Windmill: 7-Day VFR Weather Planning.

    I agree that long range forecasts are not reliable for definite go/no-go decisions. Displaying them graphically makes it possible to see...

    Feb 2, 2023 at 12:10 PM
  12. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Tipping the Windmill: 7-Day VFR Weather Planning.

    I guess the idea that one can come up with a way to prognosticate that, for example , if you fly on Wednesday to Thursday this coming...

    Feb 2, 2023 at 12:58 AM
  13. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Tipping the Windmill: 7-Day VFR Weather Planning.

    My assertion includes the graphical products, but the only ones that are really helpful to me, IMO, are the ones within 1-2 days, and...

    Feb 1, 2023 at 11:55 PM
  14. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Time to cool engine <40degs, after landing.

    I think cowl plugs, sponges for most of the other various openings in the cowl (don’t forget to remove them all when ready to start up),...

    Feb 1, 2023 at 10:07 PM
  15. MajorTurbulence replied to the thread Tipping the Windmill: 7-Day VFR Weather Planning.

    I’m not trying to be negative with your efforts, just that the ever changing weather and the inaccuracy of almost any longer term...

    Feb 1, 2023 at 9:35 PM