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FS-Pitts S1S Project w IO-360-B4A

Dgardner

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Guys-

I don't want to do this, but, I'm listing my S1S Project for sale, and I'm listing it here first and will activate my Barnstormers ad in a few days to give the Biplane Forum first dibs, since everyone here has been very helpful in answering questions over the years.

I've had the project a little more than a year, acquired from Skip Stewart last summer when he bought my 152. Both he and Eddie Saurenman have looked it over and can vouch for it's workmanship and craftsmanship.

I have had little time since March and need to focus my finances on the Great Lakes (and living expenses).

$7,500.00 includes:

S1C Long Fuselage 99% Welded
S1S Wings fully assembled with Slave/I Struts/Aileron
New aileron bellcranks and brackets from Steen.
Control stick, push/pull tubes to tail and ailerons.
Custom new engine mount by Cartesian
Factory new: Rear Spar Doubler, H Tube fit right in to replace the plans built one, wing root fairings, fuselage side, top, belly skins, instrument panel.
Matco tailwheel
Fuel tank wwith new cap from Spruce
Gear with new wheels/brakes-have master cylinders
New tail wires, terminals, tabs from Steen.
7 flying wires came with project-missing one. Can't remember if it's flying or landing-have new Steen terminals
Both Aviat & Steen Plans included.

IO-360-B4A also available with 700TT and 0 SMOH purchased for the project last summer, I can keep it or $18,500.00 for the engine and project together.

SERIOUS inquiries and dialouge ONLY-if you kick tires, I will find you and I will kick YOU.

PM message me if you want to have a serious dialouge.

I drove the project home in a medium sized Uhaul from Memphis--we put some 2 by 4's across the top rung and the top wing fit diagonally, and the fuselage rolled right in.

Project located at 1H0, Creve Coeur Airport in St. Louis--an antique haven. Fly into Lambert, KSTL and I can pick you up, only 10 minute drive from the airport.

Doug

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Clarification: the engine is an IO-360, but was purchased and is still set up as a carbureted engine. Either keep it that way or convert it back.
 

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SERIOUS inquiries and dialouge ONLY-if you kick tires, I will find you and I will kick YOU.
Hi Doug, hope this doesn't count as tire-kicking, but I have a novice/newbie question for the day when I can actually seriously look at buying a project like this.

In the last three pictures the fuselage tubing looks brown...dare I say "rusted?" I'm sure it's not, so what is it...a coating, hangar dust, or what? I see that frequently in pictures of projects.

Good luck in the sale. Looks like a nice one.
 

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Project is still available for sale, ad on Barnstormers as well.

Project $7,500.00

IO-360-B4A also available with 700TT and 0 SMOH. Currently set up as Carbureated, quick conversion back (Carb Included, Alternator Included-not installed. Has Mags, harness, oil filter) $11,000 separately, $18,500.00 with the Project.
 

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Project and engine are still available.

$7,000.00 for the project

$10,500.00 for the engine. Has Carb and Alternator and Mags. Solid Crank. No injection with it or any other accesories. No damage history. **SALE PENDING ON THE ENGINE AS OF 12/28/2013**
 
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Engine is sold and gone with the new owner.

Project still available.
 

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