Christopher Braun
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  • Roseville, CA
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Zenith 601 HDS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Latimer Oct 1, 2014. 1 Reply

Question:I have a hangar neighbor that has a tail and center section on a 601 HDS which is beautiful. I am almost done with my 750. Is there anyone in the Sacramento area that has one? I am concerned…Continue

THE WORLD'S LIGHTEST AND MOST COMFORTABLE CLECO PLIER. BORN FROM A ZENITH 750 PROJECT! We have radically changed the 80 year old design of the cleco plier with a new patented design.

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Austin Sep 30, 2014. 27 Replies

Hi guys, I am a 750 builder and am almost done with my project. Just need to attach doors and windows, and the finished wings and tail over the next 60 days. Anyway, in the course of building my…Continue

Great inexpensive seats for 750, and likely 601

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Pringle Feb 25, 2015. 13 Replies

If you type in boat seats in Ebay, there are about 4000 of them in different styles, heights, colors, etc. Very easy to install. You can use a thick L angle bolted/screwed to the left and right, or…Continue

Zenith 750 for sale! $43k! pictures and log are on this website

Started Jun 18, 2014 0 Replies

Hello, This has been the best thing I have ever done in my life, outside of work, and actual flying. But, in doing this plane, I really developed a bug for the Zenith 801 about 12 months ago. Rather…Continue


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Hirth engines for 750

Posted on January 12, 2013 at 2:00pm 5 Comments

From what I can tell, the Hirth 3003 engine is only 137 lbs dry. I think I might need a psru with it, because peak torque is at 6000 rpm, but if I am saving 100 lbs in dead weight, wouldn't I be able to get the performance out of an engine like this? Or even their 80 hp model?

Would I even need a psru, if I used a smaller prop?

It is only $10k new with starter and fuel injected, and obviously really really light, which would help useful load if built to 1440 gross… Continue

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At 10:43pm on May 6, 2014, Patrick Lee Martin said…

THANK YOU for the feedback Christopher - Congrats!

Have a GREAT day...



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