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Forum: Soaring April 3rd 21, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Butterfly Display V4.0 intermittent FLARMnet ID display - V4.1x3

On Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 12:58:39 PM UTC-7, Tim Taylor wrote:
On Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 3:18:13 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Hi All - I've found and fixed a couple more old...
Forum: Soaring February 3rd 21, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 897
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
USA automated panel-cutting service?

On Monday, February 1, 2021 at 12:22:26 PM UTC-8, Kenn Sebesta wrote:
Another CAD package you can use that is FREE is ONSHAPE (onshape.com/en). It also has a bit of a learning curve (all capable...
Forum: Soaring December 29th 20, 05:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Glider Ready RV for sale in NW US

FOR SALE -- 2003 Itasca Suncruiser motorhome. 33' long, 2 slideouts, Workhorse chassis. about 80K miles. Everything is working; new house batteries installed Nov. 2020. Clear-coat blemishes in...
Forum: Soaring December 1st 20, 03:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Gel coat repair

On Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 10:35:58 AM UTC-8, Roy B. wrote:
Charlie:
The Evercoat comes with its own hardener which I think is PVA based (whatever it is, it smells awful). When I wanted to...
Forum: Soaring September 6th 20, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Virga, rain, cloudsuck - how close do you get?

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 11:19:22 AM UTC-7, ProfJ wrote:
Typing this with my fireproof suit on...last weekend I tried to duck between two rainy cumulus clouds on my glide back to home base....
Forum: Soaring July 19th 20, 05:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 475
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Wing pin grease

My observation is that grease makes a difference in reducing lift pin wear from fretting. It’s pretty much impossible to get the wings to fit tight enough to avoid the lift pins sliding in and out...
Forum: Soaring July 7th 20, 02:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 475
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Wing pin grease

Take a look at Lucas Red & Tacky. The Timken numbers are slightly better than the Extreme.
https://lucasoil.com/pdf/TDS_Red-Tacky-Grease.pdf
Forum: Soaring June 8th 20, 10:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
William C Holbrook

On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 12:49:00 PM UTC-7, wrote:
William C Holbrook passed away peacefully last night at the age of 98. He was a long time family friend, professional pilot...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 20, 10:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
William C Holbrook

On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 1:56:21 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 1:26:16 PM UTC-7, Daryl Kabatoff wrote:
On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 2:15:04 PM UTC-6, Michael...
Forum: Soaring June 3rd 20, 01:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Nano4 won't talk to PC

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 12:36:57 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 12:24:51 PM UTC-4, Craig Funston wrote:
On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:55:25 AM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring June 2nd 20, 05:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Real-Time U.S. Composite Satellite Imagery: Large Animation

I don't know if anyone else is using this site, but it's nice to see the US weather patterns in a visual summary.

https://www.ssec.wisc.edu/data/us_comp/large/

Craig
JN
Forum: Soaring June 2nd 20, 05:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Nano4 won't talk to PC

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:55:25 AM UTC-7, kinsell wrote:
On 6/2/20 6:59 AM, wrote:
I've gotten the "device recognized" bong tone with some charge only cables, but no...
Forum: Soaring May 26th 20, 10:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Cobra Trailer Keys

On Monday, May 25, 2020 at 5:31:33 PM UTC-7, Steve Leonard wrote:
My issue is that I bought a 2012 Cobra trailer, and I don't know what lockset it has. It is currently about 1000 road miles away,...
Forum: Soaring May 18th 20, 11:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Battery Charger for PowerSonic SLA/AGM batteries

On Monday, May 18, 2020 at 3:16:48 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
I'm looking for a good charger for my PowerSonic AGM batteries. I have a car charger, but that seems to be malfunctioning, as it...
Forum: Soaring April 27th 20, 09:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
mecaplex window

On Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:15:05 AM UTC-7, Morris Carter wrote:
Dose anyone have an extra window? I have the rails.

Hi Morris,

I have a blue tinted one with the pop-out scoop. Window...
Forum: Soaring April 11th 20, 10:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 7,564
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
What have we learned from all this?

On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 1:35:17 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 3:51:29 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Speaking of china I can’t wait till...
Forum: Soaring March 14th 20, 08:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 1,851
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
L 33 Solo Gliders

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 12:49:19 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Jonathan St. Cloud wrote on 3/14/2020 12:46 PM:
On Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 12:30:06 PM UTC-7, Dave Walsh wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring March 13th 20, 05:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
SkySight down?

On Friday, March 13, 2020 at 9:22:34 AM UTC-7, Waveguru wrote:
I can't get SkySight to come up. Anyone else having issues?

Boggs

No problems here.

Craig
JN
Forum: Soaring March 10th 20, 07:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 987
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
iGlide functionality

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 11:58:51 AM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
On Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:15:02 PM UTC-6, John Foster wrote:
On Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:20:27 AM UTC-6, jfitch...
Forum: Soaring March 7th 20, 12:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 61
Views: 2,129
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Mini-Winch for FES

On Friday, March 6, 2020 at 4:20:40 PM UTC-8, wrote:
I did watch a live demo of a high-performance jet sustainer glider using an auto tow on a short rope (IIRC, a conventional...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 06:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Comparing Nano 4 with Colibri X

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:00:28 AM UTC-8, Stephen Szikora wrote:
On the Cumulus Soaring website, it described the Nano 4 map as North Up only. Yet the most recent manual from LXNav says...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 20, 06:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Rigging grease recommendations for long-term-rigged gliders

I used Superlube for awhile, but felt like I was getting too much fretting wear. Switched to Lucas Red n Tacky. Good wear and anti corrosion properties....
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 05:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 2,241
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Best vario for airmass awareness across the speed range

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:13:38 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Jim Hogue wrote on 1/28/2020 2:30 AM:
Hmmmmm, I am tempted to talk to the Air Avionics folk at the upcoming SSA...
Forum: Soaring January 17th 20, 08:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Parachute needed

On Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7:54:22 AM UTC-8, Steve Leonard wrote:
On Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9:18:10 PM UTC-6, Craig Funston wrote:

Colton, I've got a couple chutes more than I...
Forum: Soaring January 17th 20, 03:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By Craig Funston[_3_]
Parachute needed

On Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:46:42 PM UTC-8, Darryl Ramm wrote:
On Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5:33:13 PM UTC-8, Colten Coughlin wrote:
Greetings! I have been trying to locate a used...
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