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by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 3:18 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Michael D Cuy <br/> Hi Garry: I had a few cessnas, bonanzas, etc, but I most enjoy my Piet which I havebeen flying since l988 For the record my Piet has several modifications eg; three foot centersection, adjustable cabane struts, exterior elevator walking beam & others. G...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 12:10 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: > Change of e-mail address
Replies: 0
Views: 408

> Change of e-mail address

<t>Original Posted By: JGreenlee(at)aol.com<br/> >Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 18:07:21>To: crosby>From: Gary Gower >Subject: Change of e-mail address>>My e-mail is going to change to>>ggower(at)informador.com.mx since Dec 1/96>>saludos>>Gary Gower>_________________________________________________________...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 3:54 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

> Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: MBrusilow(at)aol.com<br/> >Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 09:45:48>To: Pietenpol Discussion >From: Gary Gower >Subject: Re: A real message!>>>>>>>>>> Hey guys, it's an airplane not a bicycle. What are we talking about? We>>are talking about two live people in an airplane at altitude.A...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 3:50 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

> Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Gary Gower <br/> >Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 09:34:04>To: Pietenpol Discussion >From: Gary Gower >Subject: Re: A real message!>>>Hi,>>>>> I have incorporated a number of moter-sickle chain master links in myship in>>> leiu of shackles. The ones I have used are a 420. If I remember...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 3:45 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Gary Gower <br/> >>>>> Hey guys, it's an airplane not a bicycle. What are we talking about? We>are talking about two live people in an airplane at altitude.As for me, I>want the best stuff holding it together.>> Happy turkey day>> Mike>Sorry if you think like that, Aviation pe...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 3:33 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Gary Gower <br/> >Hi,>>> I have incorporated a number of moter-sickle chain master links in my= ship in>> leiu of shackles. The ones I have used are a 420. If I remember= correctly,>> they are rated at 4200 lbs per the moter-sickle people's books. In other>> words they are muc...
by matronics
Fri Nov 29, 1996 12:11 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Flying different planes
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Pietenpol-List: Re: Flying different planes

<t>Original Posted By: Gary Gower <br/> Ted Brousseau wrote:> > > >> Tedgreetings, Ted ,I was in Orlando last week and toured the searay foctory> >there but ran out of time and was unable to get down to naples . I have> >a nephew in st pete and missed seeing him also. plan on being in> >lakeland for...
by matronics
Thu Nov 28, 1996 10:14 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Flying different planes
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Pietenpol-List: Flying different planes

<t>Original Posted By: ehagness(at)mail.interconnect.net (Ernest Hagness)<br/> >> Tedgreetings, Ted ,I was in Orlando last week and toured the searay foctory>there but ran out of time and was unable to get down to naples . I have >a nephew in st pete and missed seeing him also. plan on being in >lak...
by matronics
Thu Nov 28, 1996 8:08 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Ted Brousseau <br/> > Hey guys, it's an airplane not a bicycle. What are we talking about? Weare talking about two live people in an airplane at altitude.As for me, Iwant the best stuff holding it together. Happy turkey day Mike_________________________________________________...
by matronics
Thu Nov 28, 1996 11:17 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: MBrusilow(at)aol.com<br/> Hi,> I have incorporated a number of moter-sickle chain master links in my ship in> leiu of shackles. The ones I have used are a 420. If I remember correctly,> they are rated at 4200 lbs per the moter-sickle people's books. In other> words they are mu...
by matronics
Thu Nov 28, 1996 9:24 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Checkit it out
Replies: 0
Views: 427

Pietenpol-List: Checkit it out

<t>Original Posted By: ken.beanlands(at)aurean.ca<br/> Got the turkey going and am going out to spend a few minutes "leaning over" the PROJECT. Does it get any better than this? Wishing well to all and have a happy Turkey day.Gary______________________________________________________________________...
by matronics
Thu Nov 28, 1996 7:20 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: Re: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: Gary McArthur <br/> Steve,Here is a shot at a reply.I have incorporated a number of moter-sickle chain master links in my ship inleiu of shackles. The ones I have used are a 420. If I remember correctly,they are rated at 4200 lbs per the moter-sickle people's books. In otherwo...
by matronics
Wed Nov 27, 1996 8:13 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: A real message!
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Pietenpol-List: A real message!

<t>Original Posted By: JGreenlee(at)aol.com<br/> Not to get too excited but I am ready to see if we can handle some traffic.Here goes.I read in on of the recent newsletter articles about the use of roller chain master links as shackles. What do you all think? I am going to pick some up this weekend ...
by matronics
Mon Aug 05, 1996 9:16 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Brodhed
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Pietenpol-List: Re: Brodhed

Original Posted By: Lee L. Schiek
I told Mike Cuy it made me want to go home and chain saw mine and startover!John-----Original Message-----
by matronics
Mon Aug 05, 1996 9:13 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: ribs
Replies: 51
Views: 3001

Pietenpol-List: Re: ribs

<t>Original Posted By: pilot00(at)earthlink.net <br/> Good a.m., gentlemen,I don't have the measurements handy (they are on my old hard disk) but I cuta piece of rectangular spruce for my trailing edge. I made it large enoughto rip at an angle in to two equally sized triangles that made the trailing...
by matronics
Tue May 16, 1995 1:14 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Spoked Wheels
Replies: 59
Views: 10885

Pietenpol-List: Fw: Spoked Wheels

<r>Original Posted By: Michael Conkling <br/> I made mine from 3"x18" rims, with H.D. spokes and hub made out of 4130.My AP gave a thumbs up.The pics are onhttp://<URL url="http://www.aircamper.org/users/wevans/wbehub1.jpghttp://www.aircamper.org/users/wevans/wbewheel1.jpghttp://www.aircamper.org/us...
by matronics
Tue May 16, 1995 1:02 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Spoked Wheels
Replies: 59
Views: 10885

Pietenpol-List: Re: Spoked Wheels

<r>Original Posted By: dannymac <br/> Danny,I made my wheels from 18" motorcycle rims ( 3"x18") tires. Made a hub from4130 tubing with end plates fabricated and welded to the shoulder machinedon each end. Then found Harley Davidson spoke sets to match. Got a thumbsup from my AP. His only concern was...
by matronics
Mon Jan 15, 1990 11:05 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: rib testing
Replies: 10
Views: 970

Pietenpol-List: Re: rib testing

<t>Original Posted By: Brent Reed <br/> A friend who I would rather not mention with out his permissionhas designed and built several aircraft recommended that ifI wanted a slightly faster cruise it might help, however it has asharp break on stall, also I expect a higher glide ratio withprobably som...
by matronics
Sun Jan 14, 1990 4:46 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: rib testing
Replies: 10
Views: 970

Pietenpol-List: rib testing

<t>Original Posted By: "D.J.H." <br/> Thought some one might be interested in my rib test.Borrowed three tractor wheel weights 95 lbs each and250 lbs, of barbells. Took rib and glued to test sparsthat were about 2' long and set this across saw horse.I hung all the weight on the rib varying the posit...
by matronics
Sun Jan 14, 1990 4:23 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Wood Prices?
Replies: 12
Views: 1018

Pietenpol-List: Re: Wood Prices?

<t>Original Posted By: lpasley <br/> WEST WIND HARDWOOD INC.1-800-667-2275SIDNEY,B.C.westwind(at)islandnet.com Talk to Jan pronounced Yon he very knowledgeableand has sold wood for aircraft construction before. Alsothere 1/16" or 1.5 mm baltic birtch is good stuff and thereokoume plywood (used for k...
by matronics
Sat Jan 13, 1990 9:46 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: rib testing
Replies: 10
Views: 970

Pietenpol-List: rib testing

<t>Original Posted By: Brent Reed <br/> Thought some one might be interested in my rib test.Borrowed three tractor wheel weights 95 lbs each and250 lbs, of barbells. Took rib and glued to test sparsthat were about 2' long and set this across saw horse.I hung all the weight on the rib varying the pos...
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 4:02 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Re: Pietenpol-List: some gorgeous photos of a Ford Pietenpol flying in
Replies: 5
Views: 457

Re: Pietenpol-List: some gorgeous photos of a Ford Pietenpol flying in

<t>Original Posted By: Cuy, Michael D. (GRC-RXD0)[ASRC Aerospace Corporation] <br/> Gorgeous ship, but wing will be more solid if he adds some jury struts--and it will make it easier for passengers to get in also since he can then remove the crosswires at front cockpit side.Mac in Oregon ----- Origi...
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 3:39 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Fuselage Plywood
Replies: 9
Views: 768

Re: Pietenpol-List: some gorgeous photos of a Ford Pietenpol flying in

<t>Original Posted By: bike.mike(at)comcast.net <br/> Oops, you're right. I have never been good at getting the names of all the specific parts right. I usually say something like "the part in front of the wing that hangs down etc." Shows my lack of sophistication.Mac in Oregon ----- Original Messag...
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 3:37 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: another kool one
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Pietenpol-List: Fw: Gardiner and his Pietenpol, December 2009

Original Posted By: airlion
Gardiner--Your Piet looks great! Are you going to fly it to Brodhead this year?--Mac in Oregon ----- Original Message -----
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 3:27 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Pietenpol Directory
Replies: 104
Views: 6050

Re: Pietenpol-List: Pietenpol Directory

<t>Original Posted By: "Glenn W. Thomas" <br/> Malcolm (Mac) ZirgesP.O. Box 938Newport, OR 97365Piet all framed up and looking for a place to assemble and rig. Have ford engines but not yet modified for use. ________________________________________________________________________________Date: Mon, 1...
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 3:18 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: I am thinking about using this engine in an Aircamper
Replies: 27
Views: 2360

Re: Pietenpol-List: Re: I am thinking about using this engine in an Aircamper

<t>Original Posted By: jorge lizarraga <br/> Jorge--Many years ago, during the 1970's I think, a canadian named Ed Lubitz brought a Fiesta-powered Piet to Oshkosh several years in a row. It had a rubber cog-type belt drive to get prop RPM down while letting the engine spin up to rated horsepower for...
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 3:00 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Mac Zurgis is the date on your computer right?
Replies: 3
Views: 584

Re: Pietenpol-List: Mac Zurgis is the date on your computer right?

Original Posted By: shad bell
Shad--My computer is an OLD one and has lost its time (and mind sometimes)--just like me.Mac in Oregon ----- Original Message -----
by matronics
Mon Jan 01, 1990 2:51 am
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Pietenpol-List: Carburator question
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Pietenpol-List: Carburator question

<t>Original Posted By: "rameses32" <br/> The basic reason for using the updraft carburetor is that the originalPietenpol used gravity feed to get gas to the carburetor--an updraftcarburetor is lower than a downdraft and provides just that much more "head"to insure good flow to keep the engine runnin...
by matronics
Sun Dec 31, 1989 7:18 pm
Forum: Old Forum Archive
Topic: Re: Pietenpol-List: Re: I am thinking about using this engine in a
Replies: 0
Views: 417

Re: Pietenpol-List: Re: I am thinking about using this engine in a

<t>Original Posted By: jorge lizarraga <br/> Jorge--Many years ago, during the 1970's I think, a canadian named Ed Lubitz brought a Fiesta-powered Piet to Oshkosh several years in a row.- It had a rubber cog-type belt drive to get prop RPM down while letting the engine spin up to rated horsepower fo...