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Forum: Soaring July 24th 20, 09:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
2-33 Trailer Trivia

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at 1:39:43 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Cheap axles are fine, if you are hauling cheap ****.

No comment on the suitability for a 2-33. It would be...
Forum: Soaring July 24th 20, 06:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
2-33 Trailer Trivia

So I bought a 2-33 trailer. Some patina, a bit of rust but nothing serious. Tare measured 920 lbs and it appears to be built to the plans sold for such things. Very light, easy to handle even by...
Forum: Soaring July 21st 20, 01:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Quick Rescue

On Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:43:50 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 12:40:07 PM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
... It appeared from the flight path that the...
Forum: Soaring July 21st 20, 01:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 1,548
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Looks like you can buy a piece of Seminole

A Florida land deal. What could possibly go wrong?
Forum: Soaring July 20th 20, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
2-33a for sale

On Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 12:40:36 PM UTC-5, S Aero wrote:
5700 hours, has road worthy trailer (poor appearance), no radio, standard instruments / vario, new hardware (wing, stab, struts etc.)...
Forum: Soaring July 13th 20, 03:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Forum: Soaring July 13th 20, 03:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 478
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Leader of the free world

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 3:30:05 PM UTC-5, Jim White wrote:
US to pull out of WHO permanently. Abstention is no way to
demonstrate leadership.

God help us all

No doubt this post...
Forum: Soaring July 6th 20, 12:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
L-Nav v 5.8 EPROM

Steve shared a few pics of his vintage eproms. These are 27c512 uv eraseable. Programmer is about 20 bucks give or take and fairly straightforward to use if you're any good with Chinese to English...
Forum: Soaring July 3rd 20, 03:09 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Surplus Nomex flight suits

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 12:19:02 PM UTC-5, ProfJ wrote:
Hi Folks,

This might be more interesting for those who have an engine behind them - surplus Dutch Air Force flight suits in a wide...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 20, 01:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 139
Views: 4,373
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Concealed Carry In MY ASW27

On Monday, June 29, 2020 at 5:50:11 PM UTC-5, Bob Youngblood wrote:
On Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 10:58:59 AM UTC-4, Cumungus wrote:
On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5:46:31 AM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 20, 01:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
FAA suspends Bruno Vassel's Pilot Certificate

On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 7:43:12 PM UTC-5, Delta8 wrote:
Roy B.;t policy ended a few years ago.

To restate what KS said, the only difference between us and Bruno is that Bruno got caught....
Forum: Soaring June 27th 20, 05:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
For Posteriority - Part D – By Daryl S. Kabatoff

On Friday, June 26, 2020 at 11:49:33 PM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
If I were mayor of Saskatoon I would have an annual Indonesian Islamist day of pedophilic cannibalism supervised by Catholic priests at...
Forum: Soaring June 27th 20, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
FAA suspends Bruno Vassel's Pilot Certificate

On Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 7:29:12 AM UTC-5, wrote:
To Shaun's statement,
Yes there is plenty wrong with your comments.
For one, many areas of litigation concerning the Max...
Forum: Soaring June 27th 20, 03:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
TV1 Trailer (L33 solo) Parts?

Update - YMMWV

Taunton no longer ships to the US. They are responsive and for those in the UK they may be a great solution.

I'm not sure where the Blanik US advice came from that these are Knott...
Forum: Soaring June 27th 20, 03:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,487
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
FAA suspends Bruno Vassel's Pilot Certificate

I have had direct and positive/negative experiences with the FAA (or their assigns, agents, etc etc, ad nauseum, kiss my ass I'm not a lawyer).

Somebody made the point (read the comments) that...
Forum: Soaring June 21st 20, 11:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
TV1 Trailer (L33 solo) Parts?

On Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 8:11:27 PM UTC-5, Dan Daly wrote:
I've had good luck sourcing AL-KO parts from https://www.tauntontrailers.co.uk/ . Their shipping across the pond is prompt, good...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 20, 12:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
TV1 Trailer (L33 solo) Parts?

Thanks, Nick.

That seems to be the direction I'm going. The original chassis probably does a fine job with passenger cars. I'm towing with a Tundra that has the towing package installed so I'm...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 20, 02:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
TV1 Trailer (L33 solo) Parts?

Have not had much success with AL-KO (US) by telephone and their email server seems to block anything I send.

I need to replace spindle, bearings and hub assembly on the right (passenger? lol) side...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 20, 12:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 1,627
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Flying pants

On Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 5:40:48 PM UTC-5, Bob Youngblood wrote:
On Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 7:58:29 AM UTC-4, wrote:
My Royal Robbins are finally dying. What have you...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 20, 12:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Commodious Rodent Entrance in Grob 103

On Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:28:05 PM UTC-5, George Haeh wrote:
Last year we cleaned out and restored our club G-103.

For rodent proofing we:

* stuffed part of a stainless steel pot...
Forum: Soaring June 11th 20, 07:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
L33 Solo Tires and Tubes

After an 'experience' I thought I might buy a spare tire and tube for my L33.

The OEM production version is somewhat pricey. I'm not cheap.....I'm "thrifty" which is the same as "cheap" but sounds...
Forum: Soaring May 30th 20, 01:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 1,672
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
New SB (SB-G09) on elevator pushrods for most all Grobs

On Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:32:14 PM UTC-5, Charles Longley wrote:
Well it’s not a FAA AD yet. Anyone know if there’s a NPRM for it yet?

Not yet. It's probably just a matter of time if...
Forum: Soaring May 23rd 20, 01:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 2,003
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
AOA indicator poll.

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 3:00:05 PM UTC-5, Luc Job wrote:
Hi!

I have developed last year a solid-state AOA indicator, based on a
differential pressure measurement (total...
Forum: Soaring May 18th 20, 03:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
Omarama update

On Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 4:01:13 PM UTC-5, Phil Plane wrote:
On Sunday, 17 May 2020 13:37:22 UTC+12, Mike wrote:
Thanks for passing this on, Phil. Hope this all works out for you and the...
Forum: Soaring May 18th 20, 03:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 1,977
Posted By Shaun Wheeler
The aerodynamics of a towplane in a kiting glider situation

On Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 5:48:22 PM UTC-5, Tom BravoMike wrote:
I know there is a thread going on about and around the latest tragic accident from 5-9-2020 and I preferred to start a new thread...
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