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Old 05-27-2018, 12:01 AM
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Originally Posted by skydiverlv View Post
How much weight did the pretty paint add to your plane?
OK, I can finally answer this question. I did a new weight and CG calculation today. Since my original weigh-in last year (741.3 lbs, 81.38 inches), it looks like I have gained about 46 lbs!! (787.4 lbs, 82.78 inches).

Since my original weight, I have installed....

2nd SkyView display, 3 lbs
Wheel pants, 10 lbs
Full Flightline leather interior and carpet, 12 lbs

So this seems to tell me that my paint job and 3 coats of clear have added about 21 lbs to my empty weight. I am hoping that sounds reasonable!!
Paul Straub, First Flight May 5, 2017
N917PB, SN 120971
120 hours and counting.....
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