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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: S-2B Mounts


Thread: [Acro] Re: S-2B Mounts

Message: [Acro] Re: S-2B Mounts

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From: jeffery at

Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 15:41:20 UTC


  Wasn't there some discussion a while back on this list that the Lord mounts 
were felt to be more robust than the factory supplied Barry mounts?  Seems like 
cost and availablity were not the only reasons why folks were looking for an 

Jeffery Poehlmann
Pitts S2-B  N53385

> The part number for the Barry mounts from Aviat is 60012 and they cost
> $32.06 (ie. $256.48 for a set of eight).
> I ordered them about three weeks ago and have already installed them in
> my S2B.
> >From the research that I did on the Lord mounts, I was told that,
> although they work, they need to be drilled out in order to fit
> correctly. Aviat said that it would not be a problem and that it was
> okay to install the Lord's on my certified aircraft, but I rather took
> the ones that fit right first time and that were supplied by the
> factory.
> Aviat themselves do not supply the Lord's but they say that that is only
> because they cannot get the right pricing and not because they don't
> believe that they are okay.
> Hope it helps.
> Ian Billing
> ibilling at
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Nate Wilson 
>   To: IAC 
>   Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 3:30 AM
>   Subject: [Acro] S-2B Mounts
>   Hi All,
>         I know this subject came up not long ago on the list, just need
> a current part number for Lord and Barry engine mounts for Pitts S-2B.
> The number on the existing mount is J-7401-2. Not sure if this mount
> still exists or if it has been superseded. Not sure whether I will get
> Lord or Barry yet, so if anyone has ordered a set of either lately and
> has the number would appreciate it very much. Also curious if there is a
> Lord mount for homebuilts (non-certified) made for a dynafocal mount on
> a 540 Lycoming. Aircraft Spruce lists some similar to the J-7402-5, but
> they are uncertified I assume and cost much less. I figured the same
> mount used for a Dynafocal 360 would fit, but wasn't sure if it is made
> to handle the extra stress of the 6 cylinder engine. Thanks in advance
> for any and all input. Not going to put the uncertified mounts in the
> certified S-2B of course, just curious to know for my S-1-11B project.
>   Thanks,
>   Nate Wilson


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