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Member Tom Hoag at the Vintage Aircraft Weekend at Paine Field, where Boeing has their big plant. Thanks Tom!
Tom Hoag  
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Member Mike Gilroy needs a prop clamp for a Hartzell HC-A3MV20-3L (Three blade) See his contact information on the Parts Wanted Page
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South Wind (Troy) Heater AD update! See it here. AD 2017-06-03.
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Bogus offers!!
If you get an email from sward0100@gmail.com it's BOGUS!! Offers have been made on parts to more than one member but they refuse to forward their location and they want bank account information.
Don't answer emails from them.
(It just happened again on 10-31-2016!)

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Bruce Hinds' Newsletters
Get the Latest one below...
brucehinds@earthlink.net (to join the automatic email list)

Bruce Hinds Corner
Most of Bruce Hinds Newsletters
Newsletter from member Bruce Hinds with very good Seabee informa
tion. Bruce Hinds sent me most of the missing Newsletters! Thanks Bruce. Lots of reading to do!!
(Most missing Newsletters Added) 7/13/2017
Anyone know what this is? Yes we do!
Seabee on a boat
Another view of the Seabee on a boat...different boat.
Photo courtesy of Bruce Hinds. Thanks Bruce!

Seabee on a boat
If you have any idea what a Seabee is doing on a boat, let me know!
Patrick McCormick sent this and asked the same thing! Email me.

Answer from Member Blair Robinson:
Seabee on a boat
According to Steinar Sevdal's website,
that seabee on the boat is N87463, SN 13 and it was the first delivered according to Steinar's website.

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Jones Brothers
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Before you buy, do a pre-buy inspection. Download it here.
Also, DO A TITLE SEARCH! (Available from AOPA or SPA)

AOPA Aero-Space Reports,  800-765-2336
3-10-2017: AOPA just released an article on Title Searches. You can read it here.
About Seabees
Seabee Specs, History, Seabee Club
6/5/2017
(Added Seabee Design Analysis, Added Seabee Production List)
Oshkosh Photos
Seabees and members at Oshkosh 2015 and Oshkosh 2016.
11/1/2016
Safety Tips
Tips on how not to crash! These are offered up from the membership and your input is always welcome.
Who knows, we might just bring down insurance costs!

2/27/2017
(Added Rudder Control Horn fix article)
Members - Updated! Member locations added!
Alphabetical listing, Websites, e-mail, Join!
11/17/2017
(Added David Bloyd, Updated KC Ostronik photos)
Articles
Cartoon, Fun Reading, and Articles
6/30/2016
(Cartoon change)
Honorarium
Tributes to 'Super' Bee people past and present
11/16/2016
Maintenance and Reference Materials
FAA Type Certificate Data Sheet A-769
Airframe AD's
Engine, Propeller, Accessory AD's
Service Bulletins
Dealer and Distributor's Bulletins
Republic Seabee Parts List
CAA (FAA) Flight Manuals
STC's
337's (updated 9-10-2016)
Service Instructions
9/02/2017
(Added Tail Wheel Quadrant Adjustment)
Tips and Tricks
Tips, tricks, part substitutions, etc. for our Seabees               
(Added Hull Leak Adapter) 7/12/2017
Drawings
Drawings (factory when available) of Seabee parts.
Send me your drawings! We'll post them for everyone.               
3/31/2017
(Added Water Rudder Post)
Products
Products for Seabees and Pilot Organizations               
9/9/2016
(Added Aircraft Components Gear System)
Recommended Services
Seabee owner's recommendations for Seabee services!            
08/15/2017
(Added Carolina Aero Tech)
Parts for Sale (or Parts wanted!) Free Listing!
Airframe, Engine, Propeller, Avionics and anything Seabee!!
06/26/2017
(Added Glen Hyde request)
Training
Instructors, Associates, Articles, and Training Aids
4/22/2016
(Removed Hangar A, Updated Training Guide)
Seabee Store (Support the Seabee Club!)
Hats, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Patches, CD's, Toolbags, Coffee Mugs, Floor Mat, etc.

4/29/2016
(No XXL Khaki jackets left)

Buy-a-Seabee!
Browse our list of 8 Seabee's For Sale and 5 Seabee projects.

Should I buy a Seabee? Questions and answers for first time buyers.

10/22/2017
(Added Don Olson trade, Mike Lush SOLD, Added N6386K)
Flyins, Interesting stories, photos, etc.
Oshkosh 2015 Photos

Oshkosh 2016 Photos
9/10/2017
(Added Eric Huppert photos)

Archives
Newsletters, Dealer and Distributor bulletins. If you are interested in the production history, read these! 

They are fascinating.

9/8/2015

Websites of interest to Seabee owners. Weather, parts, airport information.
9/9/2016
(Moved Aircraft Components to Products page)
Seabee Questions and Answers
                           or
Franklin Questions and Answers
Your questions answered by members!

3/25/2017
(Updated Russ Aircraft adapter rings)
Contact Steve at smestler@pbtcomm.net
Snail mail:
P.O. Box 641
Gilbert, SC  29054
All Seabee Manuals on DVD!
Click here for details

Editor's Note: If your e-mail address is anywhere on this website (especially on the 'Parts for Sale' page), please check to make sure it is correct. If it needs changing, e-mail me and we will change it. Thank you very much!

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Updated November 17, 2017 (Added David Bloyd, Updated KC Ostronik photos, Added Seabee on a boat photo, Buy a Seabee added, Seabee on a boat added)