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At 8:10am on May 29, 2023, Alan Lutz said…

Joe, did you make your own wing root fairings or did you buy them? If so, where? Thanks.

At 10:16pm on May 1, 2023, Alan Lutz said…

I’m watching your interview with The Aircraft Channel. I have a 650B kit I’m patiently (or not) waiting for. One of my thoughts about this aircraft is it needs wing root fairings. What can you tell me about yours? Thanks.

At 2:47am on December 18, 2021, Neil Cooper said…

Thanks Mate,

got that trim tab size. ill fit the same to mine

At 6:20pm on December 21, 2020, James W. Fisher said…

Joseph, I see you have a Franklin 235 install and wanted your opinion of it.  I now have that engine with all firewall forward and thinking about a Cruzer install.

At 9:44pm on July 29, 2019, Terrence "Dr. Terry" Hall said…

Yes the viking spring is available, I got the new nose strut for puck system by mistake and couldn’t use the steel bungee that I had on the shelf.


At 2:02pm on July 10, 2019, Marvin Penepent said…

I don't remember. I did not build it. If someone needs to contact me about this plane that is still for sale please use the email in my add

At 10:08am on May 20, 2019, jeff herman said…

Joe , it’s Jeff Herman here, you asked about the wheel pants on my 601. The photo is from the previous owner. I had him remove them for me before I bought it last October because I like grass strip fields. I have not installed them yet for myself , so I cannot answer your question. I keep them on a shelf and can take measurements if you need me to

At 6:30pm on February 12, 2019, dewayne clardy said…

Im parting out a 601xl Bmod in progress but not finished , wings, gear, avionics and fusealge all together or seperate pieces 

At 9:49am on March 20, 2017, Bob Jones said…

Joe, I have 3 sets two 701 zenith 3 point and one set czaw 701 4 point , I dont know if they fit 601 how long do lap and shoilder belts need to be ... $100 per set..BOB

At 7:54am on November 15, 2016, Ernest Christley said…

I'm also flying a corvair.  It has had some teething issues, but I think everything is running smooth now.  Looking forward to some longer flights where I can get more settled.

At 9:48pm on November 14, 2016, Ernest Christley said…

Thank you, Joe.  It is getting better already.  Three times around the pattern yesterday, and each landing was better than the last. 

At 12:47pm on October 31, 2016, Roger Lambert said…
I'm 25 miles from Williston. I go to the restaurant there occasionally.  I can meet you there some time.
AS to the heavy left wing.   You need to check the rigging first.  Level the airplane.  Measure all the flying surfaces to determine anything out of rig. There is old article on the EAA website on how to measure and fix these problems.  I wouldn't even attempt to modify the airplane until after doing both of these.
Roger Lambert
At 9:31am on October 28, 2016, Roger Lambert said…

We can always make arrangements to meet for lunch somewhere. MY 601 uses a 0200A Continental

R. Lambert

At 1:04pm on March 8, 2016, Ted Taylor said…

Hi Joe,

I just cut out a hole I liked and made some smoked Lexan to fit and riveted in, sealing it with silicone. I made a plywood form to the curvature of the turtleneck where the windows fit and glued some aluminum foil over it. Set the plastic on top of it and put it in the oven at 250°. Sat there and watched it carefully until it took the shape. Pulled it out and let it cool. Both sides came out perfect the first time but I've done some similar windows and lens before and I was prepared to do it over until they did. Here's the pictures I have:


At 3:02pm on February 24, 2016, ddsessions said…

Hi Joe.  Sorry I didn't get back to you in Dec.

I'd like to get around 5 k out of it.

Doug Sessions.

At 6:23pm on September 27, 2015, Louis W. Ott said…

Hi Joe,

I'm still around. Lots of good info passes through. I'm installing another completely different Corvair in my 601XLB now. Lots of work. What Gurney flap question do you have?

At 6:18pm on September 27, 2015, Louis W. Ott said…

Hi Joe,

Yup, I'm still here. Lots of good info comes floating through. I'm installing another completely different Corvair engine now. What can I help you with? Gurney flap?

At 1:50pm on July 9, 2015, Russell Johnson said…

I used a 4" PVC coupler cut in half, it has an I.D. of 4-1/2".

The coupler is bonded to the lower half of the cowling, with the top half slipping down over it. I hope it has enough opening, may have to enlarge it later.

At 1:27am on June 28, 2014, Raymond Paul said…

Welcome to my friends list Joseph.Sorry for the late reply to your request.

At 9:39pm on May 8, 2014, david junkins said…

Yes I am building the 750.  At first I wanted to put a bushing for the cable to run over, but then I discarded that idea.  I just want the cable to go directly without any friction on the cable.  So when I extended the hole to do that the cable contacted the stabilizer front spar 75T-4.  But now I need to put some doublers in and see what I can do about this cable.  Do you happen to have the part number for the fairing doubler? Dave

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