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Forum: Messages 06-21-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mshac
PICS OR IT DIDN"T HAPPEN! :D Show us how she...

PICS OR IT DIDN"T HAPPEN! :D

Show us how she came out!

Mena, AR really is the best place to get your airplane worked on. Half the town works at the airport at one of the many engine, interior,...
Forum: Messages 06-17-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By mshac
Have you considered a field OH? In my aviation...

Have you considered a field OH? In my aviation career, I've had shop-OH'ed motors as mentioned here, but I've also had individual A&P's do overhauls for me. I've never had any issue either way, but...
Forum: Messages 06-15-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By mshac
Unhappy Sorry to hear this, Ernie. You will be a loss to...

Sorry to hear this, Ernie. You will be a loss to the Skymaster community. Best wishes on the sale of your plane.
Forum: Parts For Sale 06-11-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By mshac
What is the model number of the starter?

What is the model number of the starter?
Forum: Messages 06-10-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By mshac
Hope you don't mind me jumping in here on your...

Hope you don't mind me jumping in here on your thread.

My EL panel lights sometimes go off and on randomly. I noticed an entry in the airframe log a few years back that mentioned "Repaired panel...
Forum: Messages 06-06-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By mshac
Post The Early Skymaster History

This document describes in great detail the engineering and design decisions faced by the Cessna engineers as they developed the 336/337 Skymaster.

Although not a long document, it is authoritative...
Forum: Messages 05-17-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By mshac
Thanks for doing this. Will keep in...

Thanks for doing this. Will keep in mind.

Question - how many hours were on the original bracket? Can you post a pic of the wear on the original?
Forum: Messages 05-16-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By mshac
Hot Plate Wanted

Howdy group, does anyone have a source for a good hot plate for the front windshield?

Maybe you don't use yours and would consider selling?

Any recent reference points on pricing?

Will the ones...
Forum: Messages 05-16-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,148
Posted By mshac
I'm truly sorry for your situation, and I hope...

I'm truly sorry for your situation, and I hope you're able to get it worked out.

The FAA CLEARLY stated in the VAR crank AD comment response section that US-certified AC were currently flying with...
Forum: Messages 05-15-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,148
Posted By mshac
Register it in Canada - Problem solved. :p

Register it in Canada - Problem solved. :p
Forum: Messages 05-15-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By mshac
What shop name is on the 8130? Could we see a...

What shop name is on the 8130? Could we see a copy of it?

I wonder if he would've accepted that corroded Ebay valve as the $1000 core???
Forum: Messages 05-11-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By mshac
Just know that a condenser and a capacitor are...

Just know that a condenser and a capacitor are one in the same. They act as a small "reservoir" of current, catching small spikes, and smoothing temporary low voltage situations. If you've ever had...
Forum: Messages 05-11-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,042
Posted By mshac
I've got an S-Tec 60-2 in my P-model, fully...

I've got an S-Tec 60-2 in my P-model, fully coupled, with GPSS steering, electric trim, and an Altitude/VS preselect indicator. S-Tec will gladly sell you a new one today, and its got all the right...
Forum: Messages 05-11-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By mshac
I was gonna suggest you let let it soak in...

I was gonna suggest you let let it soak in Evapo-rust, which has done miracles for me in the past, but that last pic really looks bad, as if the housing is breaking down internally. Hopefully the...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-10-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,832
Posted By mshac
JAG, the alternators would work fine with this...

JAG, the alternators would work fine with this system. It would require 337 field approval, just like all the other installs, but I've yet to hear of anyone being denied the 337, as its a simple and...
Forum: Messages 05-06-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By mshac
It mounts on the alternator. Yours may have been...

It mounts on the alternator. Yours may have been removed at some point: http://www.337skymaster.com/messages/showthread.php?t=4679&highlight=condenser
Forum: Messages 05-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,148
Posted By mshac
True, but for brevity I assumed most of these...

True, but for brevity I assumed most of these cases have been split by now.

So the FAA is saying that for regulatory purposes, a RR IO360 is the same as a Cont IO360, that they us the same...
Forum: Messages 05-04-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By mshac
There also a clean 337 being parted out here in...

There also a clean 337 being parted out here in Texas by Texas Air Salvage. Late sixties model IIRC.
Forum: Messages 05-04-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,148
Posted By mshac
I believe Mr. Coffman has hit the nail on the...

I believe Mr. Coffman has hit the nail on the head! The FAA's response to the AD comment clearly states that RR IO-360's are flying on FAA-certified aircraft, and with the FAA's implied blessing!

If...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-01-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,832
Posted By mshac
Our Skymasters have a voltage regulation system...

Our Skymasters have a voltage regulation system that's a relic of the 1960's!

I'm happy to know you're enjoying the upgrade to true parallel alternators.

Makes you wonder why Cessna didn't do it...
Forum: Messages 04-28-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By mshac
Complete oil drainage???

JAG, in looking at the drain valve, it appears that the threads are higher than the bottom of the oil pan, which would create a situation whereby the last bit of oil never gets drained. This is why...
Forum: Messages 04-26-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By mshac
Thumbs up Glad to hear you found what you were looking for...

Glad to hear you found what you were looking for , YC!

And thanks for the report on what sounds like a great prop shop.
Forum: Messages 04-26-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By mshac
I'm sure the STC'ed ones are fine, but the...

I'm sure the STC'ed ones are fine, but the Service Manual has a big warning saying not to use a quick drain as it could interfere with the nose gear transit. It looks like a "short" quick drain will...
Forum: Messages 04-22-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By mshac
Question Brake system flush?

My BMW requires its brake fluid to be changed every two years due to potential moisture in the system. BMW claims failure to do this can lead to mushy brakes and other issues.

Since brake fluid DOES...
Forum: Messages 04-22-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By mshac
Yes, it would great if a company name or a link...

Yes, it would great if a company name or a link could be provided to where these selector valve overhaul parts are available. Just stating that they are available is not particularly helpful. :(

And...
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