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    ABOUT ME

  • I owned a Skybolt for 17 years and now have a Christen Eagle
  • Westfield, MA
  • Lawyer

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Christen Eagle ll restoration on 09-23-2017 at 02:51 AM
    I turned down some bushing and I will be painting the bell cranks and pushrods and installing
    over the weekend. More pictures to come.On one of my bellcranks the piece of tubing that
    extends out of th...

  • Posted in thread: Lycoming TBO recommendation on 09-07-2017 at 03:28 PM
    A whole lot depends on how good a day they were having at the foundry when your case was cast.I
    coaxed my IO-360-A1A to 1200 hours. My rebuilder reported that the center main bearing was
    completely wo...

  • Posted in thread: Brownie's Christen Eagle II Build on 09-06-2017 at 01:23 PM
    That looks great! I thought Cameron got the last unfinished project. Glad to see there was at
    least one more.

  • Posted in thread: lets share random airplane eye candy on 08-30-2017 at 12:40 AM
    You have to look closely, but there are two Eagles in the picture 28076

  • Posted in thread: Why aren't there more Ultimates? on 08-18-2017 at 03:17 AM
    I had the pleasure of doing a full restoration on ser # 10, it was on display at the IAC ,this
    year at oskosh.Danny BondWas that the yellow one? If so, I was parked next to it and it is a
    really sharp...

  • Posted in thread: Why aren't there more Ultimates? on 08-16-2017 at 04:34 PM
    I saw Clint McHenry's OSH performance after he had installed Ultimate wings on his Homestead
    S1T. Roll rate was faster than anything available at the time but the vertical penetration
    wasn't there any...

  • Posted in thread: WTB Oil valve on 08-15-2017 at 04:02 PM
    The one I have actually has a Lycoming part number but appears to be a Christen
    valve2777427775I purchased it as a spare and have not used it but it appears to seal properly
    in both directions

  • Posted in thread: WTB Oil valve on 08-15-2017 at 02:34 AM
    I believe I have an extra Christen valve, let me see if I can locate it in my hangar tomorrow.

  • Posted in thread: Building a workshop.... on 08-06-2017 at 07:04 PM
    PVC is more than capable of handling the pressures that we typically use in our shops and is
    easy to work with. Many people have used it in their shops with success. HOWEVER, unlike
    virtually every ot...

  • Posted in thread: Wanted: Christen Eagle Canopy Cover on 08-03-2017 at 08:43 PM
    I left mine in the same spot several mornings so I'm feeling pretty fortunate that I still have
    it.

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