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  1. MBDiagMan replied to the thread What is you total time to # of landing ratio?.

    I have 2.48 landings per logged hour. When I got my first Mooney, my landings per hour would have been going down considerably....

    Aug 25, 2019 at 8:20 AM
  2. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Garmin 430.

    My 430 W went to Garmin for a set fee about two years ago. As I recall it was $1400, but I may be off on that number. I got it back...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:55 PM
  3. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Port & Polish?.

    And where did I write anything against dynamic balancing? I missed it. The subject was port work, not balancing. I’ve had several...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:11 PM
  4. MBDiagMan replied to the thread oil filter with no box.

    Can’t argue with that, but I would much rather see paper goods used than plastic. It’s biodegradable and a replenish-able resource.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:08 PM
  5. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Port & Polish?.

    Over the years I’ve meticulously built several automotive race engines and I agree, but in a race car, it’s about every possible...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  6. MBDiagMan replied to the thread oil filter with no box.

    I love ‘em, but my few pounds of paper and cardboard per year rotting back into the ground will not save any trees. The compost will...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 10:10 AM
  7. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Port & Polish?.

    Doing port work for the purpose of a smoother running engine is a new one on me. There are too many other variables to expect a...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 10:06 AM
  8. MBDiagMan replied to the thread oil filter with no box.

    So is this some sort of tree hugger lecture?

    Aug 24, 2019 at 10:01 AM
  9. MBDiagMan replied to the thread oil filter with no box.

    Good deal! My trash can fills up with boxes too fast as it is.

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:40 AM
  10. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Port & Polish?.

    I think that is a wise decision. Good ports are good because of shape and contour. Aircraft ports are pretty good to start with so the...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:37 AM
  11. MBDiagMan liked IK04's post in the thread Port & Polish?.

    Here's a Polish port: [ATTACH]

    Gdansk.png Aug 24, 2019 at 1:28 AM
  12. MBDiagMan replied to the thread GPS and Radio upgrades.

    Oh! Very recently they changed the requirement for a complex aircraft for at least part of the checkride. All you need is ten hours...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:06 AM
  13. MBDiagMan replied to the thread GPS and Radio upgrades.

    Huh?

    Aug 24, 2019 at 1:01 AM
  14. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Which tool brand is best for occasional use?.

    After the army I worked in a diesel truck shop while going to college. I bought lots of Snap On and some Mac, almost all of which I...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 8:06 PM
  15. MBDiagMan liked Jim K's post in the thread FltPlan Go .. ing.. Going... iFLY!!.

    I wholeheartedly agree. I figured that since I had a hand drawn, calculated, & written flight plan, it would be a good time to...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:38 PM