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LP 65 tail wheel
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Greetings, does anyone have access to any information on the Porterfield's stock tailwheel? Also, any info on STC's for changing It out to a out today Scott?Thank you! NC27249Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Gelston Apr 11.

 

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Andy Gelston replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"Aircraft Spruce has 'em, but they're not cheap! SCOTT TYPE HUB CAP ASSY P/N 1882 $83.75"
Apr 11
David G Reichard replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"I put a Scott 2000 on mine. Just a logbook entry. No STC needed. Check with your A&P/IA. I love it. Mine had a taylorcraft steerable but not breakaway when I got it. Nice to not have to pick up the plane to put it in the hangar. I also have a…"
Apr 10
Andy Gelston replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"Our members are mostly voyeurs who read but don't comment.  The site is pretty quiet, so most check in about once a month unless they have a question or an experience or information to share."
Mar 30
Mark replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"Thanks for replying Andy, unfortunately it doesn't seem that this site gets a whole lot of use. But there's not a whole lot of Porterfield be there that's one of the things that makes them so cool."
Mar 29
Andy Gelston replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"No, but they're probably out there and hopefully, anyone reading this who has one will respond with a review.  I have a Maule on my tail and it works well.  It didn't break from shimmying when I lost a spring and the arm &…"
Mar 29
Mark replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"Thanks for the reply Andy, The stock tailwheel assembly always seemed pretty minimalist and a weak link. Although it hasn't caused any problems, I always like the design of the Scott's. Do you know anyone who's put 2000 on their…"
Mar 27
Andy Gelston replied to Mark's discussion LP 65 tail wheel
"The TCDS (A-720) for your little girl states: 203. Tail wheels(a) 6x2.00 full swivel with special spring  +4 lbs. (+195)(b) 6x2.00 steerable with special spring  +5 lbs. (+195)(c) 3-3/8 solid rubber  +2 lbs. (+195) So if a Scott 2000…"
Mar 27
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LP 65 tail wheel

Greetings, does anyone have access to any information on the Porterfield's stock tailwheel? Also, any info on STC's for changing It out to a out today Scott?Thank you! NC27249See More
Mar 27
Mark commented on Mark's blog post Sensenich Wood Prop For Sale
"This has been sold. Not sure how to remove the ad. Thanks."
Mar 26
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Sensenich Wood Prop For Sale

W70DK42 185 hours TT, beautiful condition. Log book and mounting hardware inc. Great prop for Continental 65. Call Mark, 425-760-8765 or email at sporty 140@me.com
Jan 19
Mark left a comment for Shawn Mielke
"Hi Shawn, I left a reply about your landing gear shock rubber question, but it's added as a comment to my original post. I couldn't figure out how to attach the response directly to your post. I'm an analog man in a digital world....."
Oct 14, 2016
Mark commented on Mark's blog post Landing Gear Rubber
"If you do a search for "Drew White" on this website, and look for his comment on Feb. 26, 2010, there's some dialog about this topic, and a link to a photo of the original drawing for the shock rubber and aluminum spacer disc.…"
Oct 14, 2016
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Oct 14, 2016
Shawn Mielke commented on Mark's blog post Landing Gear Rubber
"Is there any way you could help us find the dimensions of the landing gear rubber or let us know where you found them?  Thanks "
Oct 14, 2016
Mark left a comment for Mark
"By the way ours is an LP65, NC27249"
Jul 11, 2015
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Jul 10, 2015

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Sensenich Wood Prop For Sale

W70DK42 185 hours TT, beautiful condition. Log book and mounting hardware inc. Great prop for Continental 65. Call Mark, 425-760-8765 or email at sporty 140@me.com

Posted on January 19, 2017 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Landing Gear Rubber

I recently replaced the landing gear rubber on our 1940 LP65. The old ones were cracked and sagging and in dire need of replacement. I talked with Leroy Blum about this via the telephone, and he was very informative. I acquired the rubber stock from L.A. Rubber at a reasonable cost. On this website, I found a link to a photo of the original blueprint showing the proper dimensions (diameter, square hole size, and radius of corners) Near our airport, Arlington Municipal (AWO), I found an… Continue

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

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At 10:44am on July 11, 2015, Mark said…
By the way ours is an LP65, NC27249
At 10:39am on July 11, 2015, Mark said…
Looking for new landing gear rubber discs or a spec on the rubber to make them.
 
 
 

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