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RE: Cold Weather Preheat

I have a Tanis engine heater installed on my Stinson and have used this system on several other aircraft in the past and it works well for MN flying c...

3 years ago
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RE: Skis

@bob-picard Bob, You are entirely correct. I ended up buying a set of -3 gear from Earl Allen to replace my -2 gear. Was much easier than trying to ...

3 years ago
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RE: Skis

@stinsono Thanks for posting the ski info Will. Here are the drawings to add to your data base for installation of Federal AWB 2500 skis.

3 years ago
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RE: Skis

Steve, I bet yours performs good on the Aero 3000 set up. I installed AWB 2500 skis on my Stinson last season and I am still putting them through diff...

3 years ago
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RE: Skis

Jon, Another note. A STC is not required if the ski model you are using is listed on the type certificate. Don

3 years ago
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RE: Skis

Jon, If you google Stinson 108 type certificate it tells you all the approved ski models. It is under landing gear accessories for all models. Listed ...

3 years ago
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RE: 108 amateur build project. What Have I done?

He is building it in Canada. Different rules.

3 years ago
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RE: WTB Stinson 108

Yeah, it looks like a nice plane. Most have been in mishaps over the years but the devil is in the details on how they were repaired. I always think o...

3 years ago
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RE: WTB Stinson 108

There looks to be a nice 108-2 and a 108-3 for sale on barnstormers.com right now in your price range.Don

3 years ago
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RE: Panel back lighting

I have seen them pop up on eBay but I would call Earl Allen to check what he has. I converted all my bulbs on my Stinson to LED’s from a company calle...

3 years ago
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RE: TRASH in TANKS

I sent it to Hartwig. Quoted me $650 to ship them back and I live in the same state. I didn’t pay that to get them back but if I had to do it over aga...

3 years ago
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RE: TRASH in TANKS

@stinsono It is my recently refurbished tank ready to put back in the plane. The cost was within 100 bucks of just buying a new tank from univair for ...

3 years ago
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RE: TRASH in TANKS

David, I suspect it could be several things giving particles to the system like old deteriorating gaskets or rubber/cork from the fuel senders, rust (...

3 years ago
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RE: Starter issue

I had a similar problem with my Stinson. Mine turned out to be the stud that goes into the starter and connected to the relay. Apparently, it had back...

3 years ago
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RE: 108-1 wing tank fuel senders

@mjwinsloyahoo-com I would also be interested in knowing how much did it cost to have the fuel senders and gauge rebuilt. Thanks, Don

3 years ago
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