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Forum: Messages 08-13-20, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Timcote1960
Wonder what happenend...

Anybody see this one from the...
Forum: Messages 07-23-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Timcote1960
AirCon Heaven....Alternator hell

Thanks for all the help on this. My A/P reports the recharge (with dye-laced refrigerant) was successful and it is chilly inside now. He will watch for leaks.

My rear alternator has gone bust. ...
Forum: Messages 07-22-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Timcote1960
AC questions Continuing

Thanks for all these comments. My system is indeed a 134a system, but there is precious little documentation. My AP asked me to ask the group if anyone knows how much the system takes, and what to...
Forum: Messages 07-22-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Timcote1960
AC questions Continuing

Thanks for all these comments. My system is indeed a 134a system, but there is precious little documentation. My AP asked me to ask the group if anyone knows how much the system takes, and what to...
Forum: Messages 07-18-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Timcote1960
Reily Air Conditioning Characteristics

Hi,

Right now I'm scrambling to find my misplaced addendum logs for N639GC, but in the meantime I'd asked my AP to have a look at my progressively weakening Air Conditioning system. He asked me if...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 07-17-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,108
Posted By Timcote1960
Yeah, inquiring minds want to know. I'm still...

Yeah, inquiring minds want to know. I'm still game for Sept 12-13 weekend flying in, social distance, masks and so on. But is it a go or a no go?
Tim
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 05-22-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,108
Posted By Timcote1960
I'd like to make it out there also, might drag my...

I'd like to make it out there also, might drag my fellows from KVKX.

Tim
Forum: Messages 05-22-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,702
Posted By Timcote1960
a seadog?

Not to put too fine a point on it, but 120kt at 24gph is sort of what would be expected for a "Seamaster". I love waterflying my 206 on amphibs, but the configuration has taken a nice 165kt high...
Forum: Messages 05-18-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Timcote1960
When you do apply the goo, please take a pic or...

When you do apply the goo, please take a pic or two. I'd like to know the exact geography to do the same in my P337G.

I have had exactly the same problem myself. It doesn't bother me---I am...
Forum: Messages 05-18-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Timcote1960
337 rear turbo

Yes, the DER approval for using the front one (identical turbo except for minor mounting issues) onto the rear engine is our Current plan. But who is the DER for sign-off? Which Powerplant DER is...
Forum: Messages 05-18-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Timcote1960
Rear Turbo Woes--Consultant DER Powerplant for 337?

Hi All,

My rear turbo in N639GC totally crapped out and the turbo shop says the housing is unusable for a rebuild. Rear turbo part number is 406610-9022. Turbine housing itself is 407169-0007 but...
Forum: Messages 05-17-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Timcote1960
Urgent need for Turbo Housing

This is a thread that goes back a few years, but for the me need is now. After a long slog sorting out a fuel controller issue, getting the bird back into annual and taking her aloft to 12.5K', the...
Forum: Messages 09-22-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Timcote1960
Engine out at 1100í

Well, the reason I bought the Skymaster happened today. Flying low around the DC airspace at about 1200í I looked at my dual engine analyzers and saw that my rear engine was cold. Identified. Moved...
Forum: Messages 02-06-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,289
Posted By Timcote1960
CBP Decal Sticker Update

All,

I applied for the required CBP sticker the second week in November and JUST TODAY got notice that it would be sent to me via the expedited shipping I'd requested. Note: thats almost 3 months. ...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 12-23-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,252
Posted By Timcote1960
Trips 2019!

Well, my plans for the Bahamas Christmas vacay were ditched in the 0.5 sec it took for me to snap my quad tendon in a fall that featured a 4x8 sheet of plywood. Canít fly the bird with my leg in full...
Forum: Messages 11-11-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,289
Posted By Timcote1960
Bahamas

I canít wait till 2020 to take my bird to the Bahamas. Itís going to be Christmas break, 26DEC2018-1JAN2019. Making the itinerary now. If any other 337s want in on the fun, give a holler.

Tim
Forum: Messages 07-27-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,493
Posted By Timcote1960
good advice...

Thanks all, I agree that it's a LONG ways. Also agree that pilot fatigue is, quite literally, a killer. But I'm going with at least one other, maybe two other pilots, both IFR certified and one of...
Forum: Messages 07-19-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,493
Posted By Timcote1960
AOPA Fly-in Sept 14-15 Santa Fe NM, 337s?

Hey all,

Today I just committed to flying N639GC, my pressurized 337 from Gaithersburg MD to the AOPA fly-in in Santa Fe NM. It will be my longest trip ever; 1400nm will probably take a very full...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,685
Posted By Timcote1960
As part of your beautification...

If space allowed it an the ground lease was satisfactory and I could make the numbers work out, I'd consider an investment in a multi-unit T-Hanger to assure a roof over my wings, knowing that demand...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,539
Posted By Timcote1960
Training complete, report of the saga

Greetings all.

Okay, now I have not only bought my P337G N639GC but after about 4 months of delays and persistence, can now legally fly it. I settled December 27 and yesterday had my first solo as...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,685
Posted By Timcote1960
Potomac Airfield

David,

I've had your airfield in my mind for a long time, seen your kooky (but love-able) videos and had already decided to join you out there at Potomac as you're 15min closer than KGAI where the...
Forum: Messages 04-09-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,141
Posted By Timcote1960
Door lift cylinder advice

Hi all.

The top door lift for my 1977 P337G N639GC is a bit weak. This causes "door droop" and threatens pre-flight injuries to crew and passengers. It's a small annoyance but a meaningful one. ...
Forum: Messages 02-13-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,234
Posted By Timcote1960
I THOUGHT this was the right place...

Well, clearly this was not the right place to seek out friends to actually fly....

To reposition my plane as I offered would, I thought, have been fun, saved me a grand in flying a CFII around and...
Forum: Messages 02-08-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,234
Posted By Timcote1960
Fly my 337G?

Hi all,

Before Feb 22, 2018, I need to reposition my 337 N639GC from Gaithersburg MD KGAI to Manchester NH KMHT so I can do my training and checkride for multiengine rating. I do have a C182 and an...
Forum: Messages 01-29-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,685
Posted By Timcote1960
New Skymaster Owner

Hi All,

Well, I've been lurking for years and finally got the instrument rating done, the seaplane rating done, 450hrs in the book on my 182 so at last ready for THE plane, a 1977 P337G previously...
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