Carsten H.
Carsten H.
@carl
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Joined: Jun 20, 2018
Last seen: Nov 28, 2022
Topics: 5 / Replies: 119
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RE: 108-1 Gear Strut Rebuild (No Rings / Extra O-Ring)

Hi Scott, welcome to the Stinson world. Not everyone has the rings. Each strut assembly will have 2 different size O rings. I installed "quad" rings w...

2 days ago
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RE: Exhaust Temperature

It's likely that information was never developed when the engine was designed and tested. On low compression, normally aspirated engines, leaning the ...

3 days ago
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RE: Stinson 108-3 Brake Master Cylinder Field Approval

I converted to Clevelands years ago. What an improvement! The original master cylinders work well with the conversion. They have been trouble free.

7 days ago
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RE: Having trouble flying my new Stinson

A quick and easy check would be to pick up the tail and support the back of the fuselage letting the tailwheel hang. You will be able to see if it coc...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Having trouble flying my new Stinson

Probably not legal. What do you hope to gain by disconnecting the rudder trim?

3 weeks ago
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RE: Having trouble flying my new Stinson

Hi and welcome! Discounting evil winds I've not experienced that tendency. The Stinson is a bit heavier on the rudders than a cub or aeronca but every...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Amperage Gauge-what does it measure?

Third attempt to reply! It should work. You will need to determine which shunt pkg you require. A bit pricy just to monitor volts. The amps are alread...

1 month ago
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RE: Amperage Gauge-what does it measure?

The stock gage measures generator current. When you turn on the master switch, the ammeter (load meter) indicates zero. Even if you turn on the landin...

1 month ago
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RE: AV-30 Issue

Yes but the internal battery may also have issues. I can't see where slowing to a stall would adversely impact the instrument other than the electrica...

2 months ago
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RE: AV-30 Issue

I would suspect that your system voltage drops below minimum limits for the AV-30. You might want to temporarily install a voltmeter to monitor idle v...

2 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

@paxflyergmail-com This is a heated type pitot/static probe. I believe the holes are static ports. Ideally there should not be any leakage in the p...

2 months ago
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RE: Adjusting Elevator trim after installing new shaft

I clean and lube that shaft at annual. I check the alignment by centering the indicator in the cabin ceiling and checking that the trim tab is aligned...

2 months ago
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RE: -1 Fuel System

Looks as if Aircraft Spruce has the blue float:/p>

2 months ago
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RE: -1 Fuel System

From Marvel-Schebler service bulletin: Foam floats may deteriorate in certain fuels and fuel additives. Brass floats, regardless of manufacturer, may...

2 months ago
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RE: MoGas…with or with out the STC?

Unless something has changed you still need the STC to be legal. Your insurance might not cover damages without having the STC.

2 months ago
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