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rvaitor
10-23-2005, 09:58 PM
John,

What effect do you think there is on your glide ratio? Maybe we can
negotiate a BAC group price.

I really like the reduction in stall speed.

Thanks,

Shelby
Tell me a little more about the bushings you remachined and how that
works.
On Sunday, October 23, 2005, at 09:18 PM,
bac-mail-request@beechaeroclub.org wrote:

> HI Shelby
> My experience is with Cessna 310 and Lake Amphibian Renegade. The vg's
> on the 310 made landings much smoother. They also lowered the VMC and
> the stall. A side benefit was a 180 lb increase in gross weight. On
> the Lake they reduce the takeoff on water by almost half. I am
> planning on ordering a set for my Sundowner after the first of the
> year. I also plan on ordering a set of donuts from our new supplier. I
> just finished replacing all the bushings for the gear knuckles on the
> Sundowner. All 10 of them. Beech wanted $600 or so for each of them.
> I bought them for $2 each and remachined them to fit the pins. How can
> Beech justify such a high price for such a simple part. They also
> didn't have any in stock.
>
> John Amundsen
> C-23

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vanhook
10-24-2005, 03:39 PM
Shelby,

Do some searching. I think we already are getting a BAC discount. I think it's $100.

Cloyd