Maintenance Log

Lanier Mariner Maintenance Log


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January 9, 2007

I resecured the lead weight into the nose.

I put a real connector clip on the battery extender so it can’t even think about pulling free.

I packed the nose a bit better with bubble wrap to protect the battery and keep things from shifting around.

I repaired the torn covering off one of the hull lifters. I bit of it got torn off when flying off not quite deep enough snow. I must have snagged a chunk of ground or rock at some point.

 

December 30, 2006

I lock-tite’d …
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Mariner Snow Flying

Lanier Mariner Snow Flying


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January 1, 2007

Temps in the high 20’s, winds 5-10mph out of the NW, not a cloud in the sky. A perfect day for flying!

I had one early dead stick on climb out, but managed to turn back home, miss the trees on the far side of the field and land gently in a field and skid to a stop.

The engine was way too lean. On my second flight it was still too lean and had another dead stick landing, but later in the flight. Again, no damage except for some missing covering …
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Mariner 40 Water Flying

Lanier Mariner Water Flying


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November 25, 2006

Probably the last water based flight of the season. First flight with the new Tower .46, but I’m still struggling with engine outs and mixture problems. I may want to replace the fuel tank to see if that makes a difference. This aircraft is still bad luck, but still in one piece and a lot of fun when it’s all working!

Photos from the day:

 


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This is what happens when your engine dies on you in flight …

 


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Mariner Construction

Lanier Mariner 40 ARF (Orange)

Construction log.


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June 13, 2003

I bought this aircraft NIB off of Ebay. It arrived today, Friday the 13th. I haven’t had a chance to begin assembly. I think I’ll need to get a flight pack + 1 servo first.

 

October 17, 2003

I was pretty fed up with all the stuff I was supposed to be doing so I pulled this out of the box to see if I could make any headway on it. Here are some pictures as it comes from the box.

 


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I am really …
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