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  1. Go with the B&C. Web

    Go with the B&C.

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  2. Even your wallet gets lighter! A win-win...

    Even your wallet gets lighter! A win-win situation? Lol

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  3. I'll let the engine guys address the starter...

    I'll let the engine guys address the starter questions.

    As for the alternator conversion, what kind of electrical load do you plan on having? Lights, battery, avionics? If you actually NEED a...
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    Agreed. Just pointing out the opinions on one...

    Agreed. Just pointing out the opinions on one airframe vs the opinions on another.

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    That part, alone, is just flippin' awesome. Web

    That part, alone, is just flippin' awesome.

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    This is just an observation and you can all bolt...

    This is just an observation and you can all bolt anything onto your aircraft you wish (or not).

    It was pointed out to me years ago, by very old and high time pilots, that the original Cub gear...
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    Not sure about price as it can vary and you can...

    Not sure about price as it can vary and you can look around for deals from different suppliers.

    As for function, both units are very similar with a display and add on units for expansion. If...
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    Assuming you mean G3X vs Skyview? Web

    Assuming you mean G3X vs Skyview?

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    I do this quite often. But there are limits to...

    I do this quite often. But there are limits to how much 'pre wire' you can do before the wires go into the aircraft. Some things are easy such as audio panels. I stub out the wires for the...
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    Another deceased equine about to take corporal...

    Another deceased equine about to take corporal abuse . . . .

    Extended baggage is just a non strucural box, whether aluminum or composite. If you attach it without drilling or welding on structural...
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    Any system that includes auto pilot connections...

    Any system that includes auto pilot connections is complex in nature and requires extra care to insure correct and quality installation.

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    I'm not a fan of pre wired kits. They never fit...

    I'm not a fan of pre wired kits. They never fit anything exactly right. Fabricating the harness for YOUR installation is going to give you a higher quality installation that can be sized to...
  13. How would you remove the side panels for...

    How would you remove the side panels for maintenance?

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    Wow! I'm actually impressed that they did that at...

    Wow! I'm actually impressed that they did that at all. I always ask the customer if they need the washers with the jacks. Not for the up sell but because I don't want the phone call in a couple of...
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    Who supplied jacks with the washers? I buy these...

    Who supplied jacks with the washers? I buy these by the bag full and I've never seen them come in the same package.

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    The typical setup is the field power supply...

    The typical setup is the field power supply routed from the field breaker, through one pole of a two pole master switch, then out to the reg. This allows you to de energize the field by manually...
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    Mouser.com But have a good idea what you need...

    Mouser.com

    But have a good idea what you need as you can get lost in their catalog.

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    Stock Cessna systems use a reg that supplies...

    Stock Cessna systems use a reg that supplies power to the field windings which, in turn, go to ground inside the alternator. So if the field wire was shorted to ground, no power would get to the...
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    Sounds like it was mis wired. Shutting off the...

    Sounds like it was mis wired. Shutting off the field switch should have de energized the reg system. And the fact that the OV relay didn't trip raises a HUGE red flag.

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    If I didn't do the installation, I can't help...

    If I didn't do the installation, I can't help with bad wiring/poor connections, lol.
    But as far as regulator failures, I stand by my original assessment. Just looking at the regulators, they tend to...
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    External automotive charging systems are what the...

    External automotive charging systems are what the stock systems are on small aircraft. The wiring between the reg and alternator allow for a manual control switch (one pole of the master switch) to...
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    Those look home made. For anyone looking for...

    Those look home made.

    For anyone looking for these, the Switchcraft part numbers are S1029 for the shoulder washer and S1028 for the flat washer. And make sure the hole in the panel is drilled to...
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    What's the story there? Web

    What's the story there?

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  25. I need that because I don't want to burn and I...

    I need that because I don't want to burn and I want to keep breathing.

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