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  1. mondtster replied to the thread Insurance pro rating.

    A guy I did a fabric job for ran into that problem when the plane got hailed on. Its last fabric/paint was done 20ish years ago and the...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 9:16 PM
  2. mondtster replied to the thread Those ramp fee rip off FBOs. Maybe not..

    These two points vary from airport to airport. One of the things I see that gets misunderstood all the time is the difference between a...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:54 PM
  3. mondtster liked EdFred's post in the thread women drivers......

    Since when is 2800 tight for a 172?

    Jul 16, 2018 at 9:36 AM
  4. mondtster replied to the thread Fine wire plug cleaning.

    Yes. When comparing the price to even the lowest cost aircraft plugs, they are a bargain. In most aircraft engines I really haven't...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 11:12 AM
  5. mondtster replied to the thread Can I re-calculate W&B and have my A&P sign off?.

    Rather than putting the plane on a scale what I do is start with the original weight and balance, subtract all the equipment that has...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 11:09 AM
  6. mondtster replied to the thread Making CFI lesson plans.

    The only reason I can see writing a lesson for everything is to refresh your memory on the topics and maneuvers you will be teaching....

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:59 AM
  7. mondtster replied to the thread Not a great day...help with diagnosis.

    In this case, I have my doubts that a borescope will yield much useful information. It is simply one of several tools I'd be using to...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:49 AM
  8. mondtster replied to the thread Not a great day...help with diagnosis.

    Part of the problem may be that the valve isn't totally stuck, it may just be tight. That can lead to troubleshooting difficulties and...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 10:23 AM
  9. mondtster replied to the thread Fine wire plug cleaning.

    I wouldn’t blast the plugs with anything. Further, auto plugs are cheap. Why bother worrying about it? I’d just replace them if they’re...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 7:58 AM
  10. mondtster replied to the thread Popularity (or lack thereof) of Sport Planes.

    I’m surprised it took until page 3 for someone to mention that good aerobatic airplane qualities are not really synonymous with good...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 10:36 AM
  11. mondtster liked Ken Ibold's post in the thread Popularity (or lack thereof) of Sport Planes.

    Yes to all of these, and you also need to think about issues like wing loading and stability. A good cross country plane is going to...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 9:32 AM
  12. mondtster replied to the thread Popularity (or lack thereof) of Sport Planes.

    Maybe? I can't tell. Do you believe you need the repairman certificate to do the condition inspection even if you have a mechanic...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 2:51 AM
  13. mondtster replied to the thread Popularity (or lack thereof) of Sport Planes.

    If you have the A&P, there is no need to worry about a repairman’s certificate.

    Jul 12, 2018 at 10:40 PM
  14. mondtster liked Kritchlow's post in the thread How do you find "good" safety pilots.

    Exactly what I was thinking. You don’t really want them to try to instruct you, just look for traffic. IMO the definition of a “good”...

    Jul 11, 2018 at 7:35 AM