Now I went and did it.

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Olda&pjon, Jun 14, 2022.

  1. Olda&pjon

    Olda&pjon Filing Flight Plan

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    Couldn't just leave well enough alone and just work on them. Decided to ignore all my rational thinking and throw reason and caution out the window and buy the aircraft. Such a wonderful idea, in just 18 hours of ownership I need a starter, oh joy. Oh I know. Things are going to get worse,,oops, I meant better.
     

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  2. Sac Arrow

    Sac Arrow Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Just do it dude. Yep.
     
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    Darwin60 Pre-Flight

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    It is worth it. Congrats
     
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  4. Initial Fix

    Initial Fix Pre-takeoff checklist PoA Supporter

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    Welcome to the world of plane ownership
     
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  5. NealRomeoGolf

    NealRomeoGolf En-Route

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    Looks like it needs a prop too. :D Welcome to the funny farm.
     
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  6. steingar

    steingar Taxi to Parking

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    What I've been telling potential partners. If you own a airplane you have to be ready to write big checks. Just how it is.
     
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  7. Rgbeard

    Rgbeard En-Route

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    You don’t need a starter if you hand-prop it….

    oh……


    And, welcome!
     
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  8. somorris

    somorris En-Route

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    Whee!
     
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  9. idahoflier

    idahoflier Cleared for Takeoff

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    At least you can work on it!
     
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  10. Whitney

    Whitney Ejection Handle Pulled

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    Congratulations on ownership!

    No matter how big the bills get, owning is worth it.
     
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  11. Eric Brunelle

    Eric Brunelle Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Vacations aren't investments, either. Welcome!
     
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    a572mike Cleared for Takeoff

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    It's only money...
     
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  13. Howard Wilson

    Howard Wilson Line Up and Wait

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    Getting it rebuilt might be cheaper than buying a new one....
     
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  14. Olda&pjon

    Olda&pjon Filing Flight Plan

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    You guys are right, after a good annual, some modern radios, and some pointers from my pilot friends, this will be wearth every penny,
     
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  15. texasclouds

    texasclouds Pattern Altitude

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    Nice lookin Cezna
     
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    Just push-start it.
     
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    Some of y’all haven’t pushed a plane, while in 3rd gear, downhill, and popped the clutch. And it shows.
     
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  18. Olda&pjon

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    The main reason for the aircraft is my twins, who both have their eyes to the sky. Paying for lessons was kicking me butt, so at least now there cfi is far cheaper and we actually own it. Khloe has 35 hours at age 14, maddox actually likes working on aircraft more then flying. They grew up in the hanger helping me with aircraft.
     

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    texasclouds Pattern Altitude

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    Lucky dad!
     
  20. Terry M - 3CK (Chicago)

    Terry M - 3CK (Chicago) Line Up and Wait

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    Cherokee 140? Congrats.

    You're an A&P but not yet a pilot? I hope you will take lessons too.

    Awesome adventure ahead!
     
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    Timbeck2 Final Approach

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    Another Cherokee owner! Welcome to da club.
     
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    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Find a friend to hand prop it for you. Gongrats , enjoy.
     
  23. Let'sgoflying!

    Let'sgoflying! Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    A&P dad, doesn’t fly; sounds like every aviator’s dream lol!