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    Got to go flying today.

    Hey folks. I got to go flying today and had a blast. It's been quite warm here over the last while, so I put skis on my Nexstar about a week ago and gave it a shot. Didn't work out well, as there was too much snow on my runway at home and the plane just sunk when I tried to move it under power. Borrowed a friends Bobcat, cleared the runway, then dragged an "I" beam around with the truck to get rid of the bumps and chunks. About +4 C today, so I was out there for about 2 hours, and I still have the Nexstar. Floats next. Maybe I'll dig a pond big enough. First photo, my beater. Second is my runway.
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    RE: Got to go flying today.

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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    It's been so warm here that I flew in January with wheels! Gotta love that global warming!
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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    I have to admit that this wonderfully warm Winter is cutting in to my building time !
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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    Now that's what I call being dedicated to this hobby. Me out in that weather to fly, no way.

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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    Boy does that look like a cold and desolate place. Reminds me of my native Indiana in the winter.[X(]

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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    Not below 60F. My hands just dont work well that cold. I'm not a snow person anyway.
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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    No. This isn't GA, or Jamica, but for me, +4C at this time of year is unbelievable. As for desolate, I own 80 acres,( 1/4 mile X 1/2 mile ) and my nearest neighbor is 1/4 mile away. To me, that is as close to heaven as I want to get right now.
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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    In case you did not know, Styrofoam floats work well on ice, snow, water and on wet grass...don't ask how I know that...may have lived in Minnesota for a few years and flew year around.

    Enjoy!!

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    RE: Got to go flying today.



    You buy the plane include the ski landing?

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    RE: Got to go flying today.

    Hi hobbychina. I hope the question was for me, as I am going to answer. The plane is a Nexstar, ( well used ) and the ski's are from Du-Bro. They will attach to the stock axels. Hope this is what you wanted.

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