Search:

Type: Posts; User: Sturgill

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thread: Maule thread

    by Sturgill
    Replies
    38
    Views
    40,044

    No Maule for Me

    I have owned a lot of nice aircraft. I also had a 1992 Maule. Worst airplane Iíve ever dealt with. Short coupled, ground-looping, SOB. F a Maule!

    This is a turbine Maule my buddy is currently...
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    497

    We just did a flow test at the carburetor. There...

    We just did a flow test at the carburetor. There is a serious restriction upstream, probably at the finger strainers.

    The gascolator filled up to 100% as soon as fuel started flowing. Mystery...
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    497

    Gascolator question

    I am troubleshooting a fuel issue on a 1960 C180 with a O470R. Stock. It has a glass-wall gascolator. I notice that it does not fill up 100%. It stays about 80-85% full. Should I consider this...
  4. I have an experimental Luscombe 8E with an 85. ...

    I have an experimental Luscombe 8E with an 85. Thinking of using this prop. Has anyone put one on a C85?
  5. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,853

    I flew a late model (heavy) 180 all around Baja...

    I flew a late model (heavy) 180 all around Baja Mexico a couple years ago. It had the pponk and the MT prop. Was unbelievable performance. I was loaded down and that combination just pulled like...
  6. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Thank You!

    Thank You!
  7. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Can someone verify the wall thickness of the...

    Can someone verify the wall thickness of the lower longerons on a PA-12? .035? I am going to replace about 10' on each side of the rear tubing.
  8. Replies
    41
    Views
    3,811

    My previous 180 had Flint tip tanks and 88...

    My previous 180 had Flint tip tanks and 88 gallons. A fellow could add those pretty easily. I’d need to sell a couple airplanes. I’ve never bought a nice airplane before; always had to build it...
  9. Replies
    41
    Views
    3,811

    In an even further thread drift, has anyone here...

    In an even further thread drift, has anyone here actually seen the 1969 180 that is advertised in Gig Harbor , WA? https://nickelboat.com/home

    I have resisted calling the guy because I don’t need...
  10. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Thanks! Just what I needed!

    Thanks! Just what I needed!
  11. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Could someone please post the distance from the...

    Could someone please post the distance from the tailpost to the fuselage cross brace? Does it coincide with one of the horizontal crossmembers?
  12. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Does anybody have a photo or drawing for the rear...

    Does anybody have a photo or drawing for the rear x-brace?
  13. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Ok. I talked with Charley Center today and we...

    Ok. I talked with Charley Center today and we decided that the seaplane door isn’t a good idea for what I want to do. I will get the DC trim parts.
  14. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Thanks for the link to your previous thread. ...

    Thanks for the link to your previous thread. Very nice. Did you have a STC for the swing-up door?
  15. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    We got started on the fuselage work. Removed the...

    We got started on the fuselage work. Removed the old diagonal brace and fabricated and tacked in the new cathedral framework per the STC. It does open it up a lot. I haven't yet received the STC...
  16. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    Thanks!

    Thanks!
  17. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    I don’t want or need flaps or pa-18 gear. I will...

    I don’t want or need flaps or pa-18 gear. I will put the DC fuel system in and remove the header tank. I forgot to mention that I also got the Crosswinds skylight STC as well.
  18. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,626

    PA-12 restoration started

    So I bought a Cruiser project a few years ago. I’m helping my youngest son work towards his A&P while he is living at home and going to college. We decided to get started on the fuselage. The last...
  19. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,008

    Shoulder harness question

    I am about to start cutting and welding a bunch of mods to my PA-12 fuselage. It is stock currently. I want to add tabs for shoulder harness'. I see the weld-on fittings sold by FA Dodge. Will...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,056

    FA Dodge has it and it costs $298. Just ordered...

    FA Dodge has it and it costs $298. Just ordered the STC. It is paperwork only.
  21. Replies
    130
    Views
    14,221

    Two personal airplanes are fine, if you can...

    Two personal airplanes are fine, if you can afford to run them. I have a C170B, and a Bonanza, which are a good pair. One good Cessna 180 is 95% as good as having those two. The problems come with...
  22. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,256

    I am not saying its a good idea, but I bet that...

    I am not saying its a good idea, but I bet that the shop could now tint to match your paint, as it must be pretty close now. I guess I understand why they are suggesting base/clear. They can adjust...
  23. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,256

    I used base/clear one time on a light fabric...

    I used base/clear one time on a light fabric airplane. It worked fine, but I would not do it again. I cannot think of any advantage over the single stage urethanes. I sure don’t see how it would...
  24. Replies
    38
    Views
    4,597

    I think I am pretty liberal in general when it...

    I think I am pretty liberal in general when it comes to my signatures in logbooks, but I dont know how you can ignore the published statement from Continental as shown in Post #11. It my mind that...
  25. Thread: Pa-12 vs 170?

    by Sturgill
    Replies
    37
    Views
    6,559

    I own both types currently. The stock 170B with...

    I own both types currently. The stock 170B with Sportsman STOL gets off the ground incredibly quickly with lots of control. Completely benign in all phases of flight. The cuff is amazing. PA-12...
Results 1 to 25 of 34
Page 1 of 2 1 2