Edward A. Hamilton's Blog (3)

601XL with O235 Lycoming

I am installing a Lyc. Promotional material indicates a empty weight a about 800 lbs. I believe the MOD will increase this by about 25 lbs. Some of you have completed the MOD. How do your weights compare? For Lyc users-Empty Weight? Regular or light weight starters and alternators? Prop type,pitch,dia? Cruse speed? Rate of fuel burn at a specific power setting. Where is your battery? What does it weigh. Did you have to add ballast and where? Anything else?

Added by Edward A. Hamilton on March 22, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

O-235 powered Zodiac ZL

I'm using a O235 Lyc and would like to hear from other builders.
Weight with or without paint? Lightweight starter/alternator? Type and location of battery? Fuel tanks? Prop-Make/Dia/Pitch? Cruise speed at what RPM? Any thing else that comes to mind. Ed Hamilton (609)971-8757(30 mi North of Atlantic Cith NJ)

Added by Edward A. Hamilton on March 15, 2010 at 10:13am — 2 Comments

Lycoming O235C1

I'm installing a Lyc on my XL and would like to talk to anyone in similar situation. Ed Hamilton (609)971-8757

Added by Edward A. Hamilton on December 20, 2009 at 6:17pm — 2 Comments

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