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Terry Bryson
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  • Stillwater, OK
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Fairleads

I am getting a CP-65 fuselage ready for recover and would like to replace the fairleads.  They are smaller than the currently available ones.  Is there a source for the smaller ones or is the better…Continue

Started May 30, 2011

 

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Terry Bryson commented on Terry Bryson's blog post tail support wires
"Thanks Andy, I will check it out.  I have found that the tail brace wire from a Citabria fits the Porterfield perfectly.  The wire is 48 9/16 with rolled threads.  I just recently attached one side and haven't had a chance to…"
May 18
Andy Gelston commented on Terry Bryson's blog post tail support wires
"My FP-65 has streamlined wires. I think there's a forum posting in the archives that gives the lengths of top and bottom tail brace wires."
May 17
Terry Bryson posted a blog post

tail support wires

I am missing the upper tail brace wires.  I have the lower and they are the streamline type.  What are other restorers using for the upper wires and what is a good source?  Thanks.See More
May 7
Terry Bryson commented on Terry Bryson's blog post Fuel shut off valve
"Thanks Andy and Steve.  Your comments and pictures clear things up.  "
Jan 12
Andy Gelston commented on Terry Bryson's blog post Fuel shut off valve
"I'll have to look through my old documents, but I recall it being a ball valve, maybe a Weatherhead, with an extension on the lever that has a wee ball on it for the shut-off rod that goes over to the left side of the cockpit. There is also a…"
Jan 9
Steve Ahrens commented on Terry Bryson's blog post Fuel shut off valve
"Hi Terry, thank you for the post, it prompted me to have a good look at my fuel shut off valve. It has a weep, but I’m not sure if I should venture into pulling it apart or not. Hoping the photos I’ve posted help you. Good luck with the…"
Dec 30, 2023
Terry Bryson posted a blog post

Fuel shut off valve

I am currently at the point in restoration of hooking up the engine ( A65) and mounting the gas tank but notice there is no fuel shut off valve.  Any advice on what type to use?See More
Dec 23, 2023

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About Me:
Have built two airplanes before starting the restoration of the Porterfield. A Volksplane and a Skylite.
Do you own a Porterfield Airplane? N#?
Own CP-65 derial number 885, N34719 and am restoring the airframe which is in very good condition. Have tail covered with wings ready for cover.
Are You a Pilot? Ratings?
Private Pilot

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tail support wires

I am missing the upper tail brace wires.  I have the lower and they are the streamline type.  What are other restorers using for the upper wires and what is a good source?  Thanks.

Posted on May 7, 2024 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Fuel shut off valve

I am currently at the point in restoration of hooking up the engine ( A65) and mounting the gas tank but notice there is no fuel shut off valve.  Any advice on what type to use?

Posted on December 23, 2023 at 5:28pm — 3 Comments

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At 2:21pm on December 30, 2009, Tom Porterfield said…
Welcome to our Porterfield Club, Terry.
We are glad to have you aboard and are looking forward to seeing pictures of your project. We wish you good luck in getting it finished.
Tom Porterfield
 
 
 

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