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 #9312  by Keith Old
 Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:26 pm
Hi all
We have had a failure of one of our main wheel hubs. Just as the AD specifies, there must have been a crack ( checked at annual but nothing found)
which has caused the edge of an inner wheel rim to break, possibly not helped by White Walthams less than smooth runways.
I believe I am looking for a Cleveland 600-6 hub but one that takes the old cable/mechanical drum with brake shoes.( I think many from Cessna 150 etc are for wheels with disc brakes)
Am following a couple od leads but if anybody has a wheel for sale, or,the inner wheel hub half, please message me.
Regards
Keith Old GBSSA
 #9313  by Robert Lees
 Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:51 pm
Answer= move from WW.

I am constantly astounded at the number of apparently sensible people who put up with the dabacle of the runways at WW and the expense of hangarage therein.

Rob
 #9314  by Keith Old
 Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:21 am
ahhh WW , but...
Its almost walking distance from home
Most sociable club I know
Beer is good
.. and you can still fly non - radio until it is almost dark if you want to
Apart from that you are probably right