Average costs should now be closer to one-half of what it cost Bill H. A
new centering cable isn't normally needed during donut replacement; and if
the cable itself is frayed, one can usually be field-fabricated by
transferring most of the hardware to a new fabricated cable.

The donuts and standard Jo-bolts are now roughly half price from AEC,
compared to what Bill had to pay. With the instructions and video BAC hopes
to produce, a mechanic should not face an extended project with time
over-runs. For example, an owner could probably handle the pre-compression
routine, and take the compressed donuts to the shop when the shop is ready
to start work. Of course, these are airplanes, with a lot of age on them.
It is always possible to run across something else during any project, just
like during any Annual.


-----Original Message-----
From: bac-mail-bounces@beechaeroclub.org
[mailto:bac-mail-bounces@beechaeroclub.org] On Behalf Of Bill Howard
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 12:19 AM
To: musketeermail@yahoogroups.com; bac-mail@beechaeroclub.org
Subject: [BAC-Mail] Re: New Donuts



On Wed Nov 30 17:15 , "Jeff Ryndak" sent:



How much does it cost to have these new donuts installed? It might be a
great

present to give my wife for X-mas.



Jeff Ryndak

N2008T

78 Sundowner

---





Nine hours of labor - $644.00

Thre Sets of 8 Donuts - $1,926.45 (from RAPID, before the new guys came
thru.)

New Centering Cable - $689.95 (YIKES! Also from RAPID)

Four Jo-Bolts NAS1669-6L7 - $223.54

Misc. Freight - $26.28

Total - $3,498.41



Two Stands to support plane, and two jack pads - Stan my A&P (IA) built and

bought himself, when we did the Front Spar Support Bracket repair the year
before.



Stan - priceless!



Ride - like a Caddie!



Bill Howard

BeechSportBill

N1927W 1973 Sport 150

Beech Aero Club NorthWest Region Director



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