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Thread: [Acro] RE: Lightweight batteries and alternators

Message: [Acro] RE: Lightweight batteries and alternators

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From: Andrew Boyd <aboyd at qnx.com>

Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 14:09:55 UTC


Message:

  
Isn't the vacuum pad used by the 801 inverted oil
system as the inverted pickup point?  If so, are 
people using accessory cases with 2 (?) vacuum pads
with the B&C alt?  I've heard of them on TCM, but 
not Lyc.

--

On Tue, 5 Nov 2002, Paul B. Stambaugh wrote:

> Peter, I seem to recall that the B&C alternator was
> STC'ed for the Pitts. Check with them.
> 
> P
> 
> --- Peter Ashwood-Smith <petera at nortelnetworks.com>
> wrote:
> > Second the B&C light weight starter. They are
> > phenomenal and turn the prop
> > much much faster than the Prestolites (which seem to
> > wear out very quickly).
> > I wore out two Prestolites in one year.
> > 
> > I just wish I could put the B&C alternator on my
> > certified Pitts too sigh...
> > 
> > 
> > Peter
> > 
> > 	-----Original Message-----
> > 	From:	Bialek, Jason [SMTP:Jason.Bialek at fsbti.com]
> > 	Sent:	Monday, November 04, 2002 9:54 PM
> > 	To:	'Klusmanp at aol.com'; acro at gf24.de
> > 	Subject:	[Acro] RE: Lightweight batteries and
> > alternators
> > 
> > 	Look at the B & C gear driven (off vacuum pump pad)
> > alternator and
> > 	lightweight starter (available direct from B&C or
> > from Aircraft
> > Spruce)
> > 
> > 	Also, I have heard good things about the Odyssey
> > gel cells (also
> > available
> > 	from Aircraft Spruce)
> > 
> > 	Jason Bialek
> > 
> > 
> > 	-----Original Message-----
> > 	From: Klusmanp at aol.com [mailto:Klusmanp at aol.com]
> > 	Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 6:46 PM
> > 	To: acro at gf24.de
> > 	Subject: [Acro] Lightweight batteries and
> > alternators
> > 
> > 
> > 	I've got a 23 lb Concord SLA battery that is
> > mounted behind the seat
> > of my 
> > 	Pitts S-1S. I'm tailheavy (well, the plane is) so
> > I'd like to
> > replace the 
> > 	Concord battery with a lighter battery and
> > alternator that I could
> > mount 
> > 	forward of the firewall.
> > 
> > 	Any recommendations on lightweight alternators and
> > batteries and
> > where to
> > 	buy 
> > 	them?
> > 
> > 	Thanks again,
> > 	Paul Klusman
> > 
> > 	P.S. Concord RG-25 battery for sale soon. Less than
> > 6 months old.
> > 	
> > 
> 
> 
> =====
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