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by coxargus
Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: undercarriage compression rubbers
Replies: 10
Views: 8496

Re: undercarriage compression rubbers

I might be teaching grandmother to suck eggs but have you tried the Moth club for information - under 'Service register' - then 'Rubber mouldings and extrusions'?
by coxargus
Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Gyro instruments
Replies: 5
Views: 3855

Re: Gyro instruments

Trevor - just FYI and nothing else and after further research http://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/in/airspeedindicators_falcon/falconasi200n-3.php shows that Falcon Gauge are in fact Chinese in origin. I am told by others in the States that their gyros have a life expectancy of around 5 years. I was...
by coxargus
Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:51 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Gyro instruments
Replies: 5
Views: 3855

Gyro instruments

I am toying with the idea of fitting 'Falcon Gage' Vacuum horizon and DI. However as they are uncertified and probably of far eastern origin was wondering if anyone out there had any experience as to their reliability - the price is right but would I be buying a load of trouble? Thanks for your thou...
by coxargus
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Aircraft Construction & Maintenance
Topic: HVLP compressors
Replies: 2
Views: 2349

Re: HVLP compressors

As an amateur I use one of these :D , albeit,in my case, for Poly Fiber processes - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/311610899626?lpid=122&chn=ps&adgroupid=27377119746&rlsatarget=pla-181479847266&adtype=pla&poi=&googleloc=9045293&device=c&campaignid=620794543&crdt=0 I talked a chum of mine who had no ...
by coxargus
Sat May 14, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Sales & Wants
Topic: Wanted - Garmin GNC250XL
Replies: 1
Views: 1862

Re: Wanted - Garmin GNC250XL

'The want' has been satisfied - thank you.

Frank Cox
by coxargus
Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Sales & Wants
Topic: Wanted - Garmin GNC250XL
Replies: 1
Views: 1862

Wanted - Garmin GNC250XL

Unit only required for my restoration project - tray and plumbing already installed.
Please contact: Frank Cox - coxs.gorrel@virgin.net.
by coxargus
Tue Feb 16, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Aluminium Wood Screws
Replies: 8
Views: 4766

Re: Aluminium Wood Screws

Ian - Please excuse slow response - I have been considering the options. The US aluminium screws have an 80 -82* angle but all my dimples are 90* so not an ideal match. As cad plating is reserved for military and serious aerospace use only I was looking at the next best which seems to be zinc/nickel...
by coxargus
Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Aluminium Wood Screws
Replies: 8
Views: 4766

Re: Aluminium Wood Screws

Thank you Chris and Mike

Seems I shall have have to go overseas again - not an unusual occurrence - I source many parts mainly from the States.
For those that are interested - these are the guys for all sorts of 'Aluminum' fasteners - http://www.aluminumfastener.com/

Frank
by coxargus
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Hangar Chat
Topic: Aluminium Wood Screws
Replies: 8
Views: 4766

Aluminium Wood Screws

Folks, Does anyone have/know of a UK source for countersunk aluminium or cadmium plated wood screws? - specifically #6 x 3/8" and #4 x 1/2". I need to attach aluminium panels to wooden frames on my Fairchild Argus and am doing my best to avoid galvanic corrosion. All info gratefully received - many ...