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    Default Float Video from last fall.

    We shot this last fall up at Caribou Lake near Homer. For some reason we only ended up with a limited amount of usable video.
    Counter time 2:20 through 2:27 should have a memo about applying excessive back-pressure on the yoke to induce extra drag on the float after-bodies. For some reason that part did not stick on the video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=CuktyiILdEg
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    Default Float Video from last fall.

    Nice work! Editing is great.


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    Nicely done.

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    That looks like professional editing. Very good video.

    Scott

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    Very nice. Thanks for sharing.


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    Nice video. Do you edit yourself? If so, which software? If you hire the job out, who do you use?
    Thanks!

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    Great Video Alex. Best move I ever made was to have you teach my boys how to fly floats.

    Ernie.

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    Thanks big guy...
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    Nice video, thanks. Why do I get the feeling my 185 is going to end up on floats or amphibs once I bring her up? I need to stop watching these videos. ;-)
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    Call your insurance agent and get a quote, that cured me from floating my 185, LOL great video though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by algonquin View Post
    Call your insurance agent and get a quote, that cured me from floating my 185, LOL great video though!
    Youch! Forgot about that. And if I went amphibs that's add a @$100k to the hull value. Think I'll ask my agent just for grins but I might be cured as well. :-/
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    Straight floats will be less insurance and plane will perform better. Amphibs take away one useful seat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Float Pilot View Post
    Straight floats will be less insurance and plane will perform better. Amphibs take away one useful seat.
    One thing I'd need to figure out is where I'd put the 185 when on floats. I could land on my grass strip but at 1400' long flying off a trailer might be a bit "sporty" for the person pulling the trailer. Besides, I don't want to tear my strip up. I know there are a couple of lakes nearby with float planes so might find a place to beach her.

    Sure would be a blast. We'll see.
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