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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
3 hours 7 minutes ago
  • DAY(1).KONP: Safety gear (regional requirements), Call about fuel, motels, courtesy cars etc., update checklists for regional operations, food, water, computers updated, maintenance logs reviewed and...
    5 days ago
  • SI Lycoming 10-MAR -2016 (just received) http://www.lycoming.com/Portals/0/techpublications/serviceinstructions/SI1560%20Set%20Screw%20Inspection.pdf http://www.lycoming.com/Portals/0/techpublications/serviceinstructions/SI-1343C%20Set%20Screw%20Installation.pdf
    1 week ago
  • 8GCBC is friends with BladeRunner
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic Santa Catalina Island
    Planning a trip to Santa Catalina island. Will be alighting in the various lakes and reservoirs enroute. Anybody want to meet at "Airport in The Sky" for a REAL "Buffalo Burger"? We can discuss what...
    2 weeks ago
  • Backcountry jamming.... P-gp52nEEnc
    4 weeks ago
  • The 2100As required some unscheduled maintenance: 2016.04.18, TT 320 hours: (1) The drag link rubber plug needed to be re-sealed with RTV. The plug is colored black, next to the brake calipers: https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/5011/3df4910c12c3c7014f41f3d1.jpg (2)...
    1 month ago
  • Finally flew to the Cascades Mountain Range. Set down (alighted) in a beautiful lake that almost seemed surreal. Oregon float flying is good, really good. cIRNk2R67qo
    1 month ago
  • A weather frontal system is moving in off the Pacific. Decided to get a surf check flight before any significant weather arrives... Weather Garmin Pilot, iPAD: https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/5001/8c19f4bcfb97472054a49f92.png VpvPYVxrRbQ
    1 month ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic 2016.04.09.Oregon.Coast
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    1 month ago
  • Does anyone have an issue with Tempest spark plugs going in an Lycoming O360C1G ? Tempest UREM38E @ $24.45 versus Champion REM38E @ $29.95 Gaskets are 5/8s the price too: TEMPEST COPPER SPARKPLUG...
    2 months ago
  • There are definitely very cool people on this site. Today we met Cliff and Joyce, who are exceptionally nice folks. They are proud owners of a private airfield in Pennsylvania: http://www.airnav.com/airport/PA72...
    2 months ago
  • Well, I thought I better get into this backcountry gear market while it's hot. For a limited time only a backcountry companion: https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4944/4e86194f8d2d0d14fc535665.jpg Roger,...
    3 months ago
  • If I ever feel that a cross country flight is to long ( I have 70 useable = 6.5 hours with 8.5s) for my attention span. I need to study this dude and his accomplishments... 543 days in space! https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Kelly_(astronaut)
    3 months ago
  • GRIB forecast [email protected]:00 PST. (Only 29 days until "Winta Pau Brah" ) https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4918/5926a12714a215ec66aab452.png
    3 months ago
  • 8GCBC created a new forum topic GoPro Cam shares tumbling like a rock
    Competition winning GoPro losing: http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/04/technology/gopro-cameras-stock/index.html?iid=ob_article_footer&iid=obnetwork https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4913/b3b5deb5abcfa29524f2c0e8.png
    3 months ago
  • Have been very impressed with saltwater durability of CR4623-X-X rivets. Next project. Comments welcome: CR4623-X-X rivets being considered on a steel hulled vessel to attach a sail track to the...
    3 months ago
  • Received a BackCountryPilot.Org hat & shirt combo today!! Getting my boat ready for a South Pacific cruise with the right gear is important. Thanks Zzz!!! https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4910/a75d3c67b97ce164eff2dd96.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4910/a898fd5f5183726060a581c9.jpg
    3 months ago
  • 8GCBC is friends with denalipilot
  • Driving powerboat to West Oahu (maybe)... :D Preamble: The surf reached 42' in some locations this week. However, not big enough for the Eddie Contest at Waimae Bay, Oahu due to the swell passing...
    3 months ago
  • Went over and looked at the Cessna. Pictures are from my cheap Android cellular telephone... https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/58b0488fa61c14cbf68aa2a4.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/5daaf8b5b1b41e2faa51ec18.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/e67145539f9516549d24d69e.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/f8120a6f44a2d413828e5739.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/cbcd836e0c632bd9a7a3e7b9.jpg https://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/2165/4898/5afc6f0691645fd46e861107.jpg
    4 months ago

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May 18, 2016, 7:21 am, in Trip Reports
View post 2016.05.XX KAVX --> KONP (preliminary) change #5
DAY(1).KONP: Safety gear (regional requirements), Call about fuel, motels, courtesy cars etc., update checklists for regional...
May 13, 2016, 12:34 pm, in Engines and Propellers
View post Lycoming SI (1560), (1343C) gov. set screw inspect
SI Lycoming 10-MAR -2016 (just received)
http://www.lycoming.com/Portals/0/techpublications/serviceinstructions/SI1560%20Set%20Screw%20Inspection.pdf
http://www.lycoming.com/Portals/0/techpublications/serviceinstructions/SI-1343C%20Set%20Screw%20Installation.pdf
May 12, 2016, 3:32 pm, in Regions and areas
View post Santa Catalina Island via floats (and wheels)
Planning a trip to Santa Catalina island. Will be alighting in the various lakes and reservoirs enroute. Anybody want to...
April 26, 2016, 5:42 pm, in Video Gallery
View post 2016.04.25 Yaquina River Departure, ACA Scout
Backcountry jamming....
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April 22, 2016, 5:45 pm, in Trip Reports
View post 2016.04.22 Newport City to Siletz, Oregon
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April 19, 2016, 7:07 pm, in Tuning, Maintenance, and Parts Support
View post Wipaire 2100A unscheduled maintainance (TT 320 HR SN)
The 2100As required some unscheduled maintenance:
2016.04.18, TT 320 hours:
(1) The drag link rubber plug needed to be re-sealed...
April 16, 2016, 5:31 pm, in Video Gallery
View post 2016.04.16 Polar Bear Club for Pilots
This makes all the time and money seem trivial. Getting into the Backcounty alone and getting into the water in the Cascades....
April 15, 2016, 7:43 pm, in Trip Reports
View post 2016.04.15 Float flying (surrendering is the only way)
Finally flew to the Cascades Mountain Range. Set down (alighted) in a beautiful lake that almost seemed surreal. Oregon...
April 13, 2016, 2:54 pm, in Video Gallery
View post 2016.04.13 Calm Before the Storm (Dawn Patroling)
A weather frontal system is moving in off the Pacific. Decided to get a surf check flight before any significant weather...
April 11, 2016, 6:37 pm, in Video Gallery
View post 2016.04.09.Oregon.Coast
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