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  • Robert Lees
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    Originally posted by Jim Herpst View Post

    Robert .Thank You. (Yes $900 seems a bit steep for the simplicity of the Carb.....) I know zero about it BUT with a proper manual ?
    One of the problems is that the manuals are old and not really complete or comprehensive, or "proper" (in today's terminology).

    I overhauled my first Stromberg carb about 30 years ago; it didn't work properly.
    I have learned a lot since (largely by overhauling many more of them! and test-flying them!)
    I guess that is how " The Stromberg Specialist" learned his trade too.
    I don't knock him; he does an excellent job, what with the FAA paperwork etc. I have met him several times at Oshkosh and gleaned little snippets every time.

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  • Ragwing nut
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    Originally posted by Jim Herpst View Post

    Ted Overhauls Stromberg's still today you believe? The Velocity shop. will google
    pretty certain he does. his phone number is 405-413-4972. Don't tell him I sent ya, he may hang up on you. LOL.

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  • Jim Herpst
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    Originally posted by Ragwing nut View Post
    velocity shop in el reno ok, ted used to do the accy for el reno aviation
    Ted Overhauls Stromberg's still today you believe? The Velocity shop. will google

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  • Jim Herpst
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    Originally posted by Robert Lees View Post
    Stromberg NA-S3A1 carb? You could send it to me! (non-certified, non-FAA, the other side of the pond from you), so just in jest! I know these little Strombergs inside out...I have five on my shelf ready & freshly overhauled for UK customers.

    If you want a US-certified service, try http://thestrombergspecialist.com/index.php/services but I believe you will be relieved of up to $900 for the priviledge.
    Robert .Thank You. (Yes $900 seems a bit steep for the simplicity of the Carb.....) I know zero about it BUT with a proper manual ?

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  • Ragwing nut
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    velocity shop in el reno ok, ted used to do the accy for el reno aviation

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  • drude
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    Originally posted by astjp2 View Post

    How do you keep the discharge nozzles from breaking off? I had 2 that I could not get out...and they just sheared off.
    heat with flame at base - carefully
    Last edited by drude; 02-11-2020, 22:46.

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  • Robert Lees
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    Originally posted by astjp2 View Post
    https://www.fresnoairpartsco.com/pro...ain-discharge/
    I have had 2 shear off due to being corroded in...
    I never have.

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  • astjp2
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    https://www.fresnoairpartsco.com/pro...ain-discharge/
    I have had 2 shear off due to being corroded in...

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  • Robert Lees
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    Tim: You mean the main discharge nozzle, the brass pepperpot (66)?

    If that's what you mean, I'll do some photos for you tomorrow.
    Last edited by Robert Lees; 02-11-2020, 16:03.

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  • astjp2
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    Originally posted by Robert Lees View Post
    Stromberg NA-S3A1 carb? You could send it to me! (non-certified, non-FAA, the other side of the pond from you), so just in jest! I know these little Strombergs inside out...I have five on my shelf ready & freshly overhauled for UK customers.

    If you want a US-certified service, try http://thestrombergspecialist.com/index.php/services but I believe you will be relieved of up to $900 for the priviledge.
    How do you keep the discharge nozzles from breaking off? I had 2 that I could not get out...and they just sheared off.

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  • Robert Lees
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    Stromberg NA-S3A1 carb? You could send it to me! (non-certified, non-FAA, the other side of the pond from you), so just in jest! I know these little Strombergs inside out...I have five on my shelf ready & freshly overhauled for UK customers.

    If you want a US-certified service, try http://thestrombergspecialist.com/index.php/services but I believe you will be relieved of up to $900 for the priviledge.

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  • Jim Herpst
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    Originally posted by 3Dreaming View Post
    I had a 500 hour inspection done on a pair of Slick mags a year ago. Good service and quick turnaround. He is a regular speaker at out IA seminar. I think he knows his stuff, but just talking with him might give the wrong impression.
    Thank you Tom. I figured someone in your state had used him. He mentioned also he does the seminars. I want to send the carb there however am not feeling all in. Gut feel I dunno.

    Where have others here sent their Stromberg with great results?

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  • 3Dreaming
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    I had a 500 hour inspection done on a pair of Slick mags a year ago. Good service and quick turnaround. He is a regular speaker at out IA seminar. I think he knows his stuff, but just talking with him might give the wrong impression.

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  • Jim Herpst
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    RLB ACCESSORY SERVICES Addison Illinois

    Any one here that has done business with this gentleman ( Robert- Bob- Bejna)… RLB Accessory Services IN THE LAST THREE YEARS? Reason asking . I just spoke with him re sending a C-90 Stromberg. He seemed to want to talk and repeated himself a few times. Googled the shop and read two Yelp reviews (after my phone call) and saw a poor review in 2017 on some Scintilla Mags as well another on a Carb a fellow sent him off of a Champ in 2016. That particular gent had previously been doing business with him for years...but VERY unhappy …… Reason asking as I was referred to him by a gent I respect..I believe it has been YEARS since my friend di business with him. Any other places to recommend?
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