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by yellowing
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: replacing bungees (need advice)
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: replacing bungees (need advice)

markc....ya had a 250lb. helper with a big vice.......ya the plans call for a 5/8 cord....we managed to get 4 on front and back...hopeing it will do it and not be to stiff........yellow wing
by yellowing
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: replacing bungees (need advice)
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: replacing bungees (need advice)

hey Markc....I just replaced my shock cords...used 5/8 cord from aircraft spruce ...used 7.5 feet per side....when i put my first passenger in the front seat the old cords give out..so I put an extra wrap and hope that will work..If that doesnt work I mite have to try a different type of landing gea...
by yellowing
Mon May 29, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Classified Ads
Topic: Prop Plate Cover
Replies: 5
Views: 1405

Re: Prop Plate Cover

Rick....love the prop plate cover and would like to buy one.....tried to get ya on earthlink.net but couldnt get through.....yellowwing
by yellowing
Sun May 21, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: elevator backpressure
Replies: 1
Views: 888

elevator backpressure

QUESTION.......I HAVE FLEW MY PIET ALMOST 4 HOURS AND I HAVE A LOT OF BACK PRESSURE ON THE STICK. IS THIS NORMAL OR......SHOULD I INSTALL A TRIM TAB ON ELEVATOR....ANY SUGGESTIONS?