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Old 06-05-2019, 03:08 PM
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Default SB 19-03-22, last thing!

Wow, someone named Brad Hamilton decided to close this thread, this was not a Van's bashing, and I wanted to publicly respond to Greg, so here it is....

"Thanks for the response Greg, I appreciate and understand everything you have stated. I trust Van's beyond any other manufacturer I can think of, so the bottom line is.....c'est la vie I have already ordered the replacement pipe as I'm in the middle of my annual. Thanks again for the detailed explanation. Paul"

[ed. Brad Hamilton was a character in the movie 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High', and I closed the thread - had run its course. v/r,dr]
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Old 06-05-2019, 04:45 PM
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Hey there Paul, thanks for the follow-up note! We try our best!

Let me know how it goes once you get the part. Appreciate the feedback!
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Old 06-07-2019, 09:20 PM
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Hi All,
I am affected. I have an EX 00017. I Have done about 15 minutes ground running on the Engine. Preparing for 1st Flight. By the time I convert to Aussie Dollars, apply some GST and freight, its going to cost close to $500.00 Aussie dollars. GULP! I feel a phone call to Vans is in order!
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Old 06-16-2019, 05:26 AM
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This is a simple fix. get a drawing of the doubler, fabricate and tig weld on... Surely

I will contact the Mothership to see what they say, in the meantime, if anyone has input, come back (Scott )
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Old 06-16-2019, 05:52 PM
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For now go with the 25 hour inspection and CO2 detection. The CO2 is always a good thing in a new aircraft and not a bad thing in any plane.
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