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Bret
Bret
@bretc
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Joined: Apr 9, 2014
Last seen: Jan 26, 2023
Topics: 16 / Replies: 48
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RE: HF Radio antenna installation (Ham radio)

Hello Karl: Yes, you are correct. The long wire running from the wing tips and to the vertical stabilizer is the HF antenna. No, a radiotelepho...

1 month ago
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RE: HF Radio antenna installation (Ham radio)

Yes is legal in the USA to transmit on any ham band from an aircraft. However this is not true for all countries. I hope to have mine installed b...

1 month ago
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RE: HF Radio antenna installation (Ham radio)

Karl: It is an iPhone photo. I thought that I had saved it as a JPG. Here it is attached as a JPG. Are you going to install an HF antenna in you...

1 month ago
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RE: 108-3 - How much useable fuel?

Gord: Soon after we bought our 108-2 I wanted to also know exactly how much fuel the tanks held. I did not trust any documentation. Also I wanted ...

3 months ago
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RE: N762C Wing overhaul project

Casey - thank you for documenting your project. The information you share here will greatly help others in the future. The Stinson community is a g...

3 months ago
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RE: Having trouble flying my new Stinson

Hello Dan: Welcome to the Stinson family! The heavy rudder just takes some getting used to. They are great flying airplanes. I got my tail wheel ...

3 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

@carl I find it odd that I have flown through lite rain several times without any issues. However, the night before I departed there was a signi...

3 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

@paxflyergmail-com Thaks for the input. The pitot tube in your photo is not the same as mine. Mine is the standard twin tube on most Stinson’s. ...

3 months ago
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RE: Any Stison people in Wichita, Kansas?

Karl There are a few Stinson owners in the Wichita area. I live about 100 miles east of Wichita. I may be in Wichita during the time you ment...

3 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

Thank you Michael. It sounds like Piper has the best idea. Thanks Bret

4 months ago
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RE: Stinson logbooks?

Hello Resto108. I am not sure how much help my log books will be to you because according to the log entries, the original logs were lost in 1949. H...

4 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

@resto108 That is a good solution. Do you know of something that I can mount which would allow it to be drained while in flight? Maybe something wit...

4 months ago
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RE: Miss-firing cylinder

@mahoganyakgmail-com Good to know! Thanks Bret c

5 months ago
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RE: Miss-firing cylinder

Dave - Thanks for the reply. When you tested them, did you test them under pressure? The reason I ask is because I was not able to test our plugs un...

5 months ago
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