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At 1:03pm on September 22, 2021, Joe Hopwood said…

Hi Douglas,

I would be glad to, however, I sold NG601GE last year and it is now in Wisconsin and owned by Cliff Mattson.  Sorry!  Perhaps he will do as you ask.

At 12:49pm on September 16, 2021, Louis W. Ott said…

Hi Douglas,

Great to add you as a friend. The 601 is an awesome airplane with appropriate minor changes.. I'll try to dig up some info on your question


At 8:58am on September 9, 2021, Mark Wood said…

Hi Doug

you can send money to 


At 4:09pm on August 9, 2021, Jeff Garrett said…

Douglas can you give me a call 502-830-8301 Jeff

At 1:27pm on June 7, 2021, Dan Pohle said…


I start with replacing the >058 front tube with one fabricated from .120 wall chrome moly.

most Zeniths are destroyed when the tube folds under the plane.

There is a Die Spring chart to select from that list compression weight and inches.

For example 200 pounds to compress 1 inch etc.

I use a red one that I get from Fastenal. 30-40 bucks.

I might still have some in bags.

I have made the top plates and also bought just that part from Jan at Viking.

My cell is 812-767-3545 and my email is

I could text you some photos.

what model and engine are you building?


At 7:20pm on June 4, 2021, Damien Graham said…

Hello. I owned a Zodiac 601HDS for 10 years. I sold it a couple of years ago to a very nice fellow in North Carolina. I did not build it. It was built by a gentleman in Elmira.

I think that the 601 HDS is an under appreciated airplane.

What model 601 are you building? 

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