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Forum: Messages 11-28-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Skymaster337B
Before you overhaul the fuel valve check out...

Before you overhaul the fuel valve check out Cessna Bulletin ME81-19.
Forum: Messages 07-29-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,001
Posted By Skymaster337B
The real magic of the downlock system is on the...

The real magic of the downlock system is on the opposite end of jam-nut rod. It is an internal mechanical lock with checkballs and a spring. Only hydraulic pressure can unlock it. You have to...
Forum: Messages 07-28-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,001
Posted By Skymaster337B
Jam nut pic.

Jam nut pic.
Forum: Messages 07-28-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,001
Posted By Skymaster337B
There is an internal locking mechanism inside the...

There is an internal locking mechanism inside the nose gear actuator. It can only be released by hydraulic pressure. That’s assuming it was set correctly. The small jam-nut at the end of the actuator...
Forum: Messages 04-23-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,105
Posted By Skymaster337B
I was able to purchase check-balls and springs...

I was able to purchase check-balls and springs from iwantcessnaparts.com. The gasket is another story. Although if you search this website for ďfuel selectorĒ a lot of good discussions. Plus, one...
Forum: Messages 04-20-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,105
Posted By Skymaster337B
All the parts are available for overhaul except...

All the parts are available for overhaul except the cork gasket. Thatís where it leaks from. Make your own cork gasket and problem solved.
Forum: Messages 03-05-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,891
Posted By Skymaster337B
Flap Droop Horton STOL kit

Does the Horton STOL kit add any flap droop? Or are the flaps mechanically set IAW the service manual?

Same question for the Robertson kit.

Thanks
Forum: Messages 02-04-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,105
Posted By Skymaster337B
I also used Aircraft Spruce, but ordered ORCOTEK...

I also used Aircraft Spruce, but ordered ORCOTEK blankets. Very similar to ones I used on commercial airliners (747). Easy to cut to fit, and tape into place. Then easy to remove for airframe...
Forum: Messages 12-13-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,191
Posted By Skymaster337B
Check the filter.

Check the filter.
Forum: Messages 11-09-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,182
Posted By Skymaster337B
My 337B has the Horton STOL kit. No stall speed....

My 337B has the Horton STOL kit. No stall speed. Elevator runs out of authority before wing stalls (power off). Power on, nose is so high it scares you into lowering it.
Forum: Messages 10-27-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,824
Posted By Skymaster337B
Ah, thatís what I was looking for. Thanks.

Ah, thatís what I was looking for. Thanks.
Forum: Messages 10-27-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,824
Posted By Skymaster337B
I saw that. But what I didnít see is the list of...

I saw that. But what I didnít see is the list of approve aircraft for the STC. So Iím asking if thereís more documentation then what is displayed on the website?
Forum: Messages 10-25-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,824
Posted By Skymaster337B
Did you need an STC for it?

Did you need an STC for it?
Forum: Messages 10-16-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,966
Posted By Skymaster337B
That sounds like an insurance company problem.

That sounds like an insurance company problem.
Forum: Messages 10-16-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,451
Posted By Skymaster337B
I highly recommend that if you are going thru the...

I highly recommend that if you are going thru the trouble to replace the spring cap, pull the entire actuator out and overhaul it.
Forum: Messages 10-14-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,451
Posted By Skymaster337B
The pin you mentioned was also plastic. The new...

The pin you mentioned was also plastic. The new pins are metal. Unbelievable Cessna thought that was a good idea.
Forum: Messages 09-25-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,903
Posted By Skymaster337B
The o-rings are MS28775-010 and MS28775-110. So...

The o-rings are MS28775-010 and MS28775-110. So easy an A&P can do it. Bench vise highly recommend to tap out the pins.
Forum: Messages 09-25-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,683
Posted By Skymaster337B
Iíd argue that if you have a TSO sealed battery,...

Iíd argue that if you have a TSO sealed battery, you already have a battery box....under the above reference.
Forum: Messages 09-10-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,562
Posted By Skymaster337B
QAA is awesome. https://www.qaa.com/ If you have...

QAA is awesome. https://www.qaa.com/

If you have an unfeathering valve it may be a considerable wait because that valve is only made by one guy in the nation. Call before sending. Otherwise good...
Forum: Messages 09-07-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,854
Posted By Skymaster337B
Sounds like you might have a problem with the...

Sounds like you might have a problem with the flap/trim system. It can break or not be rigged correctly. A quick test (on the ground) is put full flaps down, then trim nose all the way up. Then...
Forum: Messages 08-16-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,344
Posted By Skymaster337B
Air wolf was an easy install and worked great....

Air wolf was an easy install and worked great. May take a half a day and a little bit of drilling but weíll worth it.

Just follow the directions. And send in the Form 337 on the engine.

On...
Forum: Messages 07-29-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,535
Posted By Skymaster337B
Tools for owning a Skymaster

Lots of posts ask questions about Skymaster ownership: cost, fuel burn, speed, weight, etc. However, Iíve never seen any about tools that are good to have. So Iíve decided to start this thread for...
Forum: Messages 07-24-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,856
Posted By Skymaster337B
I installed the Cessna kit on my B model. The kit...

I installed the Cessna kit on my B model. The kit included new shoulder and lap belts, for the front two seats, and the hardware to install it. My plane already had the threaded Holes for attachment...
Forum: Messages 06-16-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,723
Posted By Skymaster337B
AVEMCO. No middleman.

AVEMCO. No middleman.
Forum: Messages 05-14-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,171
Posted By Skymaster337B
I wouldnít consider aerial photography low level...

I wouldnít consider aerial photography low level or contour flying, unless thatís what they were doing while taking the pictures. This AD was caused by fire spotters that flew low level and terrain...
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