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    '09 8GCBC, Lyc O360C1G, MT prop, 70 gals, STCs 2100A, C3000A, 31136.R, 8.556, VGs, MoGas
Member since
Thursday, 05 August 2010 23:55
Last online
5 hours 35 minutes ago
  • With all the mountain biking threads popping up, I decided to upgrade my Dahon Boardwalk and get the real thing! The Dahon was pretty tough. I used the "Boardwalk" a few times on the dirt trails around...
    3 weeks ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic Slick SL No. 4300/6300-74-20-001
    My magnetos require 0-2 degree(s) adjustment on the crankcase each 100 hours. Apparently, not all are serving so well... http://www.championaerospace.com/assets/technical/SL_Magneto4300_6300_001.pdf
    3 weeks ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic Hurricane heading to Hawaii Brah!!
    Interesting ....
    1 month ago
  • http://khon2.com/2015/07/29/fisherman-lands-a-1368-pound-marlin-off-kona/ That dude is fearless. https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/827be9ef6899a547c8fbd83e.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/d4e62b717bbccfc1bdb4fa07.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/a2df912d133d7af4071fc57a.jpg
    1 month ago
  • "Jaws" icon Garrett McNamara came over to our sailboat today after surfing huge Ala Moana. He snapped his board in the 10-12' surf. Really nice guy, used our garden hose and we talk about surfing Portugal. McNamara...
    1 month ago
  • I was down at the Ala Wai this morning and noticed the TranPac has started. The fastest trimaran ever to compete is already here. Crews are going to party when they get here...luckily I have reserved...
    1 month ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic My ACA Scout in Flying Magazine!!!
    Location: Beaver Marsh Airport, Oregon https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4589/213758df805d7a75387ed7a8.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4589/53fee0ab6727206a1af38da2.jpg
    2 months ago
  • 8GCBC is friends with gbflyer
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic 2015.07.05.KONP Amphib MLG bearing OH
    After saltwater, the bearings were corroded and some will need replacement. I am switching grease type to AeroShell #22, I used the cheaper AeroShell #6 and it really did work well. The other part...
    2 months ago
  • tFPjbYaPa9Q please turn up the volume when viewing the above video, it was windy during recording
    2 months ago
  • "...Customer, We are happy to report that the GPS accessory compatibility issue that resulted from the Apple iOS 8.3 update is resolved with the iOS 8.4 update released this morning. We have performed...
    2 months ago
  • After flying in rain showers (for a few hours in British Columbia) water was inside my: * PMA Whelen PAR 36, 71486 Not a happy camper at the moment! Anybody have an issue too? https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4548/ddf26752a69732adc50eae94.jpg http://www.whelen.com/index.php
    2 months ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic 2015.06.XX.AK.BC Post trip report
    Thank you my unwavering Backcountry Gurus! The guidance I received was extremely valuable. Back from AK and BC,! (there is no "post trip report" section, so this is filed under "trip reports") Flushed...
    2 months ago
  • As expected, everywhere is forecasted VFR tomorrow except Newport, Oregon. https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4535/5d466c12d6e297221db7aa23.jpg I saw a bunch of WWII warplanes...
    2 months ago
  • Alaska and British Columbia: The Immaculate Dream OmYLzCGFrIc
    2 months ago
  • Started home today. Departed Ketchikan (PAKT), clear Canadian Customs (simple telephone call only) in Prince Rupert (CYPR), fueled at Terrace (CYXT) then, Denny Island. Magnificent flight! https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4531/3e7612f8afdbc5c13d351010.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4531/71b16ef6246ef580c5aeaa20.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4531/4a91df6f7943bf4fee788f57.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4531/90c09c4d9bc84151a08b5298.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4531/d67203f61b1558d8d70ad437.jpg
    2 months ago
  • North East of Ketchikan: 95g7iU5ZyzY
    2 months ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic PAKT: 18' tides, 6-8 KTS currents
    Nice to known that if I get stuck on an ocean shore (SE Alaska) that there will 18' tides and 6-8 KTS currents. Tidal prediction station (.JPG below) is on the final approach to RWY 11 PAKT (Ketchikan). https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4526/2fb8737e114db761030c5bb6.jpg Planning...
    3 months ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic 2015.06.18 Gravina Island
    Today's Wx, ceiling 5000' OVC with drizzle and mist. Didn't use the GoPro because I didn't have the water proof case with me (forgot it back at the motel). https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4523/f5d890a2037a3bc920b2562b.jpg Lovely...
    3 months ago
  • Really helpful analyzing flights with KML format files. Anyone doing this too, comments, complaints? I logged a few alightings (water touchdowns) in the amphib today using a KML file rendered in ForeFlight; https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4520/d71c7d3fb23d05fe78bab90b.jpg
    3 months ago

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August 16, 2015, 12:24 am, in The Sporting Life
View post Mountain Bike: Specialized 21/26 & 18/29" ( his/her)
With all the mountain biking threads popping up, I decided to upgrade my Dahon Boardwalk and get the real thing! The Dahon...
August 11, 2015, 1:04 pm, in Maintenance and Parts Support
View post Slick SL No. 4300/6300-74-20-001
My magnetos require 0-2 degree(s) adjustment on the crankcase each 100 hours. Apparently, not all are serving so well...
http://www.championaerospace.com/assets/technical/SL_Magneto4300_6300_001.pdf
July 31, 2015, 11:40 am, in Off Topic
View post Hawaii Squall + (chg#4 07-AUG, Guillermo says bye bye)
Interesting ....
http://khon2.com/2015/07/29/hurricane-guillermo-continues-to-gain-strength-1570-miles-southeast-of-the-islands/
July 29, 2015, 1:26 pm, in The Sporting Life
View post Kona, Hawaii: 1368 lbs Marlin, (4) lbs Aku for bait
http://khon2.com/2015/07/29/fisherman-lands-a-1368-pound-marlin-off-kona/
That dude is fearless.
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/827be9ef6899a547c8fbd83e.jpg
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/d4e62b717bbccfc1bdb4fa07.jpg
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4597/a2df912d133d7af4071fc57a.jpg
July 26, 2015, 12:10 am, in The Sporting Life
View post "Jaws" icon Garrett McNamara snaps surfboard at Ala Mo..
"Jaws" icon Garrett McNamara came over to our sailboat today after surfing huge Ala Moana. He snapped his board...
July 23, 2015, 4:13 pm, in The Sporting Life
View post TransPac L.A. to Honolulu sailboat race started
I was down at the Ala Wai this morning and noticed the TranPac has started. The fastest trimaran ever to compete is already...
July 21, 2015, 12:46 pm, in Aircraft Types
View post My ACA Scout in Flying Magazine!!!
Location: Beaver Marsh Airport, Oregon
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4589/213758df805d7a75387ed7a8.jpg
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4589/53fee0ab6727206a1af38da2.jpg
July 5, 2015, 8:19 pm, in Maintenance and Parts Support
View post 2015.07.05.KONP (Chg #3) Amphib Annual Complete
After saltwater, the bearings were corroded and some will need replacement. I am switching grease type to AeroShell #22,...
July 3, 2015, 11:04 am, in Products, Gear, and Technology
View post 2015.07.03 Gear that you don't find at WalMart (yet)
tFPjbYaPa9Q
please turn up the volume when viewing the above video, it was windy during recording
https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4511/ef7e533c02aef955df437603.jpg
June 30, 2015, 11:57 am, in Products, Gear, and Technology
View post Apple iOS 8.3 update is resolved with the iOS 8.4
"...Customer,
We are happy to report that the GPS accessory compatibility issue that resulted from the Apple iOS 8.3...

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