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The plane and the bear....Look at this!!

The plane and the bear....Look at this!!

Old 01-05-2011, 09:21 PM
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During a private "fly-in" fishing excursion in the Alaskan wilderness,

the chartered pilot and fishermen left a cooler and bait in the plane,

a bear smelled it.

This is what the bear did to the plane.

The pilot used his radio and had another pilot bring him

2 new tires, 3 cases of duct tape, and a supply of sheet plastic

He was able to patch the plane together...and fly it home!

Duct tape...never leave home without it!!
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:23 PM
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Oh man duct tape is a life saver litterally here!!
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:24 PM
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:25 PM
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That's just crazy!! Not the bear but the man flying it home.
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:45 PM
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lol gotta love that duct tape
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:49 PM
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Duct tape is great stuff. Never leave home without it.
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Old 01-05-2011, 10:15 PM
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Alaskans are very resourceful (spoken by a former Alaskan). I bet the pilot and fisherman are just glad they'd already vacated the plane before the bear arrived. :lol: :lol:
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Old 01-05-2011, 10:17 PM
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So versatile! Make a prom dress/tuxes to fixing your airplane. Here we thought McGuyver made it up.
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Old 01-06-2011, 06:48 AM
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Yeah, bears can be darn nasty! We had a bear attack our garbage can last summer....it wasn't a pretty site!!!! From now in, in the summer, I'm freezing leftovers that would normally go in the can until we haul to the dump. We had a neighbor have to shoot a bear that was trying to get in his house! Smart pilot that thought of the duct tape!! :thumbup:
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