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Forum: Messages 09-14-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Timcote1960
Yup. I fly out of KVKX with David W, also on...

Yup. I fly out of KVKX with David W, also on this board also a 337 nut. He's not as crazy as me tho, as I own two of them. I used to live full-time in DC, then decided to do a 50/50 with a new...
Forum: Messages 09-12-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Timcote1960
Lastly, this guy has publicly available court...

Lastly, this guy has publicly available court records concerning bankruptcy proceedings. Now in a day when our past president had many bankruptcies, that might not mean much to many people. But it...
Forum: Messages 09-11-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Timcote1960
Thanks for all the comments. Yes, I too trained...

Thanks for all the comments. Yes, I too trained in planes with bad gauges. And since my first preflight, on EVERY flight I look inside and dip the tanks. I KNEW these tanks were full at lift off;...
Forum: Messages 09-11-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Timcote1960
Tread very very carefully. This person has a...

Tread very very carefully. This person has a very bad history documented in the public record. He is a physician (btw, I am too) who had his medical license revoked by the state board (I did not). ...
Forum: Messages 09-10-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Timcote1960
Fly to NH next weekend?

Looks like it's going to be a small gathering of 4 couples. Thought I'd share this planning email if anyone else wants to make a spontaneous decision to come next week:





Dina and I are both so...
Forum: Messages 09-03-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Timcote1960
Fuel gauges whacked

Was flying my new bird N122wb home to DC from Boston with my wife. Beautiful WX, 2.5hr flight, 120gal aboard, burning about 10 each side according to the Shadins. Left with full fuel both gauges. ...
Forum: Messages 09-03-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Timcote1960
two weeks to go NH 337 flyin

Sept 17 we are on. Will post pics. If you want to be in them (pretty leaves and lake as backdrop), plan now.
Forum: Messages 08-26-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Timcote1960
NH Fly in Sept 17 Weekend; Dinner Cruise on Lake Winni

Hi All

Our small gathering of 337s at KLCI is taking shape. I am going to go ahead and buy tickets for the Dinner Cruise of the Mt Washington on Lake Winni for Sept 18, 6-8:30pm $60 each. Who...
Forum: Parts Sources 08-22-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Timcote1960
I like this idea alot, N122WB has only one vacuum...

I like this idea alot, N122WB has only one vacuum AI and upon purchase it went bad. Got a replacement but an electric one would be a critical backup in the event of a suction failure.

When you come...
Forum: Parts Sources 08-22-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,258
Posted By Timcote1960
I wonder how this might work for getting turbo...

I wonder how this might work for getting turbo housings custom casted.....they are getting impossible to find.
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 08-21-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Timcote1960
Excellent! You guys are sure to be The furthest...

Excellent! You guys are sure to be
The furthest coming in. That makes 4 couples. Plenty for a raucous good time. Going to be interesting to
See how this evolves….

Tim
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 08-21-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Timcote1960
9/17/2021 Skymaster Flyin To Nh Is On!

All,

It's been about a year since I proposed this date for an pick-up fly-in to my glorious boyhood state of NH in Autumn foliage time. Upon announcement there was much enthusiasm and I counted 10...
Forum: Messages 08-21-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Timcote1960
9/17/21 Skymaster Fly-in To Nh Is On!!!

All,

It's been about a year since I proposed this date for an pick-up fly-in to my glorious boyhood state of NH in Autumn foliage time. Upon announcement there was much enthusiasm and I counted 10...
Forum: Messages 07-23-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By Timcote1960
Need a 337 Mechanic in Lantana FL NOW

Hi All,

I’m under contract to by a 2nd 337 that sits at KLNA. The plane is all open for her annual and my regular southern FL mechanic suddenly can’t do the prebuy. Rather than just cold call APs I...
Forum: Messages 07-12-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By Timcote1960
Spare Tubes/Tires

This is a good reminder to carry a spare tube and tire, for the mains at least. On a recent flight I had a blow out shortly after landing in a remote field in Kentucky. We had to scramble to find...
Forum: Messages 07-12-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,838
Posted By Timcote1960
Money and 337s

Thanks Richard. Your empathy soothes the wounds.

The paint job was the easiest bill to swallow. $17.5K in Mena Arkansas, quite an adventure to get a plane there and back, yes. But nice wow...
Forum: Messages 07-12-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,838
Posted By Timcote1960
MU2 v P337

Been turning this one over in my mind. Contacted your friend and yes, it's a pretty bird. I love the idea of 9 moving parts in my engine instead of 300+.
But that MU2 is flown by a professional...
Forum: Messages 07-11-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,838
Posted By Timcote1960
MU2, cheap 0 jets, 337, my oh my

Thanks for your good thoughts.

I agree that the MU2 seems to make sense, I'm just not sure I'm enough pilot. Abe Lincoln once said "Think you can or think you can't, either way you're right". I...
Forum: Messages 07-10-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,838
Posted By Timcote1960
337 shopping

A few responses on this thread:

1. There's really no doubt that my front engine requires the big hit. Ive seen the borescope (oil pumped up past the ring) and poor compressions myself. My motors...
Forum: Messages 06-24-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,838
Posted By Timcote1960
Looking for a 2nd 337

I've owned N639GC about 3yrs now and for one reason or another (4 alternators, rear turbo issues for 6mo, intercooler cracks, 3 engine-outs, wow), she's been stuck to the ground about 70% of the...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 06-20-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,447
Posted By Timcote1960
NH Fly-in, yes, it's a PLAN!

Still doing this; posted in the main thread. Sept 17-19, KLCI Laconia NH
Forum: Messages 06-20-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Timcote1960
Paint recommendateion

Hi All,

Just got my bird back from Mena Arkansas, which is a very obscure rural town which is the capital of general aviaition aircraft painting on planet Earth. There are at least 5 paint shops on...
Forum: Messages 06-20-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Timcote1960
337 fly in NH Sept 17-19, 2021; still on

All,

It's June, covid is waning as vaccines increase, and I'm still planning for Sept 17-19 to host some 337 friends flying into Laconia NH, KLCI. When I first mentioned it 6mo ago there were about...
Forum: Messages 04-11-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,703
Posted By Timcote1960
Sept 17 2021 Still on: 337 Fly-in Lacona NH. DETAILS

Well, the vaccinations are happening and I just wanted to ping the group as about 10 folk had said they'd try to make it up to KLCI for a fly-in. A few links of note:

1. The area is dominated by...
Forum: Messages 02-04-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,703
Posted By Timcote1960
Very very close, 4mi, 8 min drive. Likely a...

Very very close, 4mi, 8 min drive. Likely a perfect spot for lodging!? Since I have a home there, I rarely stay in hotels. Looks grand!
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