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Forum: Messages 01-31-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By JAG
Feedback

bking - thanks for the feedback and the report on the deterioration on the check valve. Likely there a few more Skymasters out there with similar or soon-to-be problem like that. Appreciate the...
Forum: Messages 01-28-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By JAG
Option 4 would be my preference. One thing to...

Option 4 would be my preference.

One thing to consider with your insurance company - does having multi-engine experience reduce your overall insurance cost over time? If you get your traditional...
Forum: Messages 01-28-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By JAG
bking, Those valves are easy to replace - just...

bking,
Those valves are easy to replace - just pop the wing tip off and it is right there. I have never taken it apart before on the C337, but if it is like other ones I have, it is a basically a...
Forum: Messages 01-27-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By JAG
Vent valve test

To check my fuel vent and vent valve, I have a 6ft piece of surgical tubing and a glass of water (or Costco bottle of water). I put the surgical tubing over the vent line on the trailing edge vent...
Forum: Messages 01-26-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By JAG
Part 43 Appendix D, subsection F says you SHALL...

Part 43 Appendix D, subsection F says you SHALL inspect wing attachment; therefore, removal of the wing to body fairings (and cuffs on struts) would be required to inspect - or have I read this...
Forum: Messages 01-26-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,603
Posted By JAG
Panels removed

I am not sure what's normal, but I can tell you that I remove the wing root panels. This allows me to inspect wing attach points, fuel selector valves (visual and lubricate) and general visual of...
Forum: Messages 01-18-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By JAG
Which parts of the structure? Most of the skins...

Which parts of the structure? Most of the skins and extrusions are 2024-T3. For any detail, Cessna Tech Help can be called and they can usually provide detail on certain parts or castings.
Jeff
Forum: Messages 01-07-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By JAG
Thanks - totally understand about the...

Thanks - totally understand about the microprojects.

Jeff
Forum: Messages 01-06-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By JAG
O-ring Part Numbers?

just following up on this thread - did you happen to have P/N's for the o-rings you could share?

Thanks,
Jeff
Forum: Messages 12-28-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By JAG
mixtures

With that much of a spread on the mixture knobs, I am guessing the linkages (where the cable attaches to the mixture handle in the pedestal) needs to be moved to a different hole. Sounds easy, but...
Forum: Messages 12-27-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAG
On the one side of my panel I did not have a lot...

On the one side of my panel I did not have a lot of space either - I installed the kit RK1020; the rail is only 0.375 wide. That may work for yours?
Jeff
Forum: Messages 12-21-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By JAG
That's awesome you have the same oil temps - my...

That's awesome you have the same oil temps - my rear tends to run warmer. I have a slight fuel flow difference as well between engines when set up the same and leaned appropriately. You can adjust...
Forum: Messages 12-21-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAG
Wow - yep, it looks like you have to a bit more...

Wow - yep, it looks like you have to a bit more cutting than I did - will have to break that whole flange edge off. Dirty job but so worth it!

Now we will need to see "AFTER" photos!

Jeff
Forum: Messages 12-17-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAG
Sorry, I don't have any pictures of the...

Sorry, I don't have any pictures of the "surgery", but it wasn't too bad. the lower switch panel (grey in picture) comes and blocks the rack extension if you want it longer and to go down further. ...
Forum: Messages 12-17-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,242
Posted By JAG
I installed the RadioRax in my C337A (and yes,...

I installed the RadioRax in my C337A (and yes, STC applies) and love it. The avionics shop loved it as well when they went to install my GTN750 and GTX345. I had bought the spacers they sell for...
Forum: Messages 12-06-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,255
Posted By JAG
Run/Standby

Hi Frank - you are correct that the engines have to be running to see it power the aircraft; the Run/Standby switch provides power from the battery to the excitation of the alternator (field). This...
Forum: Messages 11-30-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By JAG
Mark - I think you are a great guy, but you're a...

Mark - I think you are a great guy, but you're a little outside your knowledge here by saying it is a "very simple installation". Are you a A&P? Have you installed a pod before? Before you cast...
Forum: Messages 11-24-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,743
Posted By JAG
This is not the first time on this forum we have...

This is not the first time on this forum we have heard of nuts coming off the accessory case on the rear engine. All these are hard to get at spots - so it is important to use NEW lock washers or NEW...
Forum: Messages 11-24-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,036
Posted By JAG
Gensys makes great autopilot, no argument there. ...

Gensys makes great autopilot, no argument there. For me, I would prefer the Garmin to get the most out of my Garmin avionics, have a brand that is modern and will be supported and around for a long...
Forum: Messages 11-18-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,036
Posted By JAG
I think I have registered myself on the Garmin...

I think I have registered myself on the Garmin website about a dozen times over the past few years.

Not sure what the pdf the American Bonanza Society sent to Max looks like, but maybe we need to...
Forum: Messages 11-08-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,743
Posted By JAG
Good job Tom - and thanks for sharing. Glad to...

Good job Tom - and thanks for sharing. Glad to hear that you stayed focused and professional with the engine shutdown. Look forward to hearing of the cause.
Jeff
Forum: Messages 11-03-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By JAG
Timing

oh - I did this last August/September 2020.

Jeff
Forum: Messages 11-03-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By JAG
Props

Purchased props through a local prop shop; the owner was great to work with and didn't charge me for the teardown and took a small haircut on his mark-up from McCauley. List price on each prop...
Forum: Parts For Sale 11-03-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,461
Posted By JAG
Cargo Pack

Gents,

I have decided to sell my cargo pack. I bought it about a year ago, had some fiberglass work done to it by a professional (boat repair shop) on the lip area where some strengthening needed...
Forum: Messages 11-03-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,928
Posted By JAG
I had old props on my '66. Front prop started to...

I had old props on my '66. Front prop started to leak red dye, sent for overhaul. Corrosion internally scrapped the prop due to nil parts.

Replaced both with new McCauley's.
Old ones:...
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