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Forum: Messages 09-07-20, 03:36 PM
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Posted By fsnewton
Always Skymaster Scott

Always Skymaster

Scott
Forum: Messages 09-07-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By fsnewton
Oil Level

Same here. I realized after the first two oil changes (and after removing lots of oil from the AC belly) that the dipsticks weren’t calibrated. We put in 8 quarts and it reads 6 quarts. Before that I...
Forum: Messages 08-11-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By fsnewton
How was the ferry flight? Scott

How was the ferry flight?
Scott
Forum: Messages 04-02-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Finishing Up

This has been a tough install, but we're almost done. New pics for the new panel. Next up, interior install.

Scott
Forum: Messages 02-20-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Well first, I've talked to the DOM since the last...

Well first, I've talked to the DOM since the last post and we might have had some paperwork glitches. When he went back and scrubbed the numbers the total looked much more reasonable. One of the...
Forum: Messages 02-17-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Aspen Install

Well folks, it looks like I’m that guy this time.

Working towards completing my avionics install and the price has ballooned considerably. The labor has gone from 65 hours to over 150 and counting....
Forum: Flight Instruction and Recurrent Training 01-27-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,406
Posted By fsnewton
You’re correct Ed. The difference between an ME...

You’re correct Ed. The difference between an ME and an ME w/ centline thrust restriction is the Vmc demo (5min maneuver). I would just do the conventional checkride so you have options if you decide...
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-27-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,666
Posted By fsnewton
Trutrak

I just watched the trutrak video...looks great. I was debating on upgrading from an stec 30 to a 55x, but it looks like trutrak would give me the same functionality for half the price. I might be...
Forum: Parts Sources 01-14-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,686
Posted By fsnewton
Window/windshield

Thanks Richard! We should know in the next week or so. I'll let you know...appreciate the follow up.

Scott
Forum: Messages 01-05-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,203
Posted By fsnewton
Prop Governor

Not sure if this is the issue, but I had a similar issue on my rear prop during feather check. The feather adjustment nut wasn't properly set. When I adjusted it, it worked fine afterwards. Mine is...
Forum: Messages 01-03-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Autopilot

I have a Sys 30 with alt hold.

Scott
Forum: Parts Sources 01-02-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,686
Posted By fsnewton
Haha, yep! It was a rude awakening. It's in...

Haha, yep! It was a rude awakening. It's in annual now, hopefully they can be reconditioned...should know in a couple weeks.
Forum: Parts For Sale 01-02-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,802
Posted By fsnewton
That makes sense, but one of the ones advertised...

That makes sense, but one of the ones advertised was unused...I kind of took that as new(ish).
Forum: Parts Sources 12-28-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,686
Posted By fsnewton
Pressurized windows

Geez! Just looked at Textron's price for a new windshield for my T337G....$13.5k! That's more than ten times the amount for a non-p windshield. There's got to be a better way. I can't seem to find...
Forum: Parts For Sale 12-26-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,802
Posted By fsnewton
Windshield

What are the chances you still have a windshield? I have a 1973 T337G (pressurized).

Thanks,
Scott
Forum: Messages 12-24-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
That's a great idea! I've seen a couple threads...

That's a great idea! I've seen a couple threads on it...it would be a shame to have a new panel with those control yokes!
Forum: Messages 12-24-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Current Panel

This is what the panel looks like today...
Forum: Messages 12-22-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,364
Posted By fsnewton
Install Aspen Evolution 2000

Hi Forum!

We're on the first leg of installing the Aspen Evolution 2000. The original plan was to just do a 1000, but since the Evolution 2000 Max will eliminate the need for back up steam gauges,...
Forum: Messages 12-02-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,070
Posted By fsnewton
Thanks for the reminder! Ya, after a few more...

Thanks for the reminder! Ya, after a few more quotes that's the conclusion I came to. I just found it hard to believe that a business would give up a job because they didn't like doing the work, but...
Forum: Messages 11-28-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,070
Posted By fsnewton
Thanks for the heads up Richard. Sarasota has...

Thanks for the heads up Richard. Sarasota has been great to talk to and a fair price for sure. I think that first quote was an outlier or they just didn't like working on Skymasters :) I think...
Forum: Messages 11-27-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,070
Posted By fsnewton
Install of Aspen Evolution PFD1000

I'm planning on installing a new Aspen glass panel in my T337GP and I started looking around for install estimates. The first estimate I got was 93 hours for the install :eek: Any pireps out there...
Forum: Mechanics and Service Providers 07-27-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,877
Posted By fsnewton
Maintenance Shop in NW with P337 experience

Hi Skymaster oficianados,
Just wanted to let the group know I've been searching around the Seattle area for someone to troubleshoot my pressure system (psi diff of 1.5ish) in my T337G-P and closest I...
Forum: Messages 06-28-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,389
Posted By fsnewton
Jim, As a point of comparison, what were the...

Jim,

As a point of comparison, what were the maintenance gotchas you had with your first Skymaster? For me, I right off the bat had a bad fuel sender, some prop governor work and getting the cabin...
Forum: Messages 06-27-17, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,389
Posted By fsnewton
Hi Greg, I was in the same boat as you last...

Hi Greg,

I was in the same boat as you last summer, but in September I became the proud owner of N84E. Funny thing about being on this site is actually seeing comments from her past owners!
My...
Forum: Parts For Sale 02-13-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 30,836
Posted By fsnewton
My pod is still for sale...$3000. Scott

My pod is still for sale...$3000.

Scott
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