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Old 06-28-2021, 01:21 PM
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Glad it worked out Ivan!
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Old 08-03-2022, 10:29 AM
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Empty Weight: 1189
Empty CG: 79.62

Full paint, fire extinguisher, full Classic Aero interior, IO-375, 2 qt oil accumulator, Whirlwind 300 prop, full Garmin glass, 6 quarts oil in the engine, 1.5 in the accumulator.
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Old 08-08-2022, 11:34 PM
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R/H Main Wheel 426 lb (193 Kg)
L/H Main Wheel 444 lb (201 Kg)
Nose Wheel 240 lb (109 Kg)
Total Weight 1,110 lb (503 Kg)
Empty CG 82.07 in (2084 mm)

The weight on the nose wheel is on the light side which is caused by the Catto composite propeller and spinner plus the EarthX lithium battery. Though I do have a Saber 16 lb Crush Plate (i.e. a 20 lb one with a hole machined in the middle for the Catto spinner) retaining the prop which has compensated but not to the level I was expecting.

The CG is further back than I was hoping which has limitations in relation to luggage and passenger weight with minimum fuel on board.

So back to the options available. One option is to replace the EarthX battery (i.e. weighs 1 Kg) with the heavier Odyssey PC 680 battery (i.e. 7 Kg) which is an easy weight gain option.
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