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Author Topic: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!  (Read 61183 times)

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #225 on: December 30, 2016, 11:25:58 AM »
Good ol Aspenite hey !!
Trev, carpet can be a static issue with our dry air in winter .
You may also consider  some rubberish material like I did. (Costco/Home depot/Wallmart etc)



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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #226 on: December 30, 2016, 11:38:11 AM »
Jack, are those those rubber square tiles that look like steel?

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #227 on: December 30, 2016, 11:39:11 AM »
Interesting looks like rubber checkerplate. I am heading to the flooring store now and will see what I can find. Thanks jack. Good suggestion. I never had issues with carpet in my 73 before or my falcon but will see what they have.


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #228 on: December 30, 2016, 12:04:54 PM »
Jack, are those those rubber square tiles that look like steel?

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Rubber: comes in rolls (about 8 feet wide X ?feet long)
Costco but I think Walmart has some.


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #229 on: December 30, 2016, 04:38:07 PM »
Hey Trev, that is called Diamond Plate and is the same design in both metal and rubber. If you can find the same rubber material, but where it looks like coin shapes, you'd be using exactly what Boeing uses...see attachment ????

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #230 on: December 30, 2016, 05:39:18 PM »
Awesome. Well I went with old faithful. I have been using this rug for years without issues with static. I wanted to keep with the cozy theme. Seen as everything else is color matched. 

Still need some kind of trim near the rug so it doesn't curl but for now it's awesome as I don't want to glue or stick it down in case I need under the floor to replace stuff.


As we speak my wonderful wife is recovering my seat cushions for the front and passenger seats.

This is all I will have to show until the new seats go in.


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #231 on: December 31, 2016, 10:04:22 AM »
Neat!


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #232 on: January 01, 2017, 01:51:04 PM »
Well guys my photography skills are lacking and the pics are hard to get. But here are my seats lol.  Shows the pax seat in the back and pilot seats in the front.







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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #233 on: January 01, 2017, 02:16:23 PM »
She's good!!


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #234 on: January 04, 2017, 01:06:12 AM »
Just by chance do you have the entire gear handle? I know ruscool makes one but we obviously are looming for and original.

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #235 on: January 04, 2017, 02:42:48 AM »
H o l y c o w!

Thats an amazing cockpit. The seats looks professional, great job!

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #236 on: January 04, 2017, 07:08:31 AM »
Just by chance do you have the entire gear handle? I know ruscool makes one but we obviously are looming for and original.

Yes I have the real Gear Handle, I did have to add a RUSCOOL Clear knob to the end of it and I converted it to an LED instead of Incond. but I am using the real gear handle.

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #237 on: January 04, 2017, 07:10:12 AM »
H o l y c o w!

Thats an amazing cockpit. The seats looks professional, great job!

Thanks Bud.  Its coming along.  My wife did a great Job on the cushions, and I decided to just create the Pax seats and covered them.  I am no upholsterer though, my skills arent the greatest.  But it serves the purpose :)
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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #238 on: January 04, 2017, 09:52:11 AM »
Darn. Those are worth a lot of cash. I think the last one we bought we paid around the 3-4k mark


Just by chance do you have the entire gear handle? I know ruscool makes one but we obviously are looming for and original.

Yes I have the real Gear Handle, I did have to add a RUSCOOL Clear knob to the end of it and I converted it to an LED instead of Incond. but I am using the real gear handle.

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #239 on: January 04, 2017, 10:02:43 AM »
3-4 K for a gear handle !!!!  ???


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #240 on: January 04, 2017, 10:16:10 AM »
They are pretty rare especcially for the beech 99s

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #241 on: January 04, 2017, 08:35:00 PM »
OH CRAP.... Makes me wish I had bought a ruscool one and donated the gear handle to you guys. for even 1/2 that.  the gear handle would have paid for most of my sim... and a new (Jackpilot) MCP LOL
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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #242 on: January 05, 2017, 03:40:02 AM »
If you still have the clear "wheel" part even if its cracked i would personally buy from you for my man cave.

From my e-mail each wind screen to get in really really good condition is right around 15-20k, just because of the heating element embedded in it....just a fyi, its gold.

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #243 on: January 05, 2017, 11:13:18 AM »
If you still have the clear "wheel" part even if its cracked i would personally buy from you for my man cave.

From my e-mail each wind screen to get in really really good condition is right around 15-20k, just because of the heating element embedded in it....just a fyi, its gold.

It never came with that, just the gear handle missing the clear globe, that's why I bought one from ruscool, and it fit perfectly with a little modification to the wheel.

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #244 on: January 15, 2017, 03:52:35 PM »
Installed my New CDU (Thanks Jack) and have installed my 52" TV for the front view. Gone are the 19" monitors. Next is to get a New Video card and get the frame rates up where they should be for a better flying experience.



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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #245 on: January 15, 2017, 04:31:01 PM »
 ;)


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #246 on: March 19, 2017, 03:26:54 PM »
New (to me) MCP and Efis (installed in the Pedestal.)


She is coming along. But still lots of work.


Need to get Franck to build me a bezel for my ISIS and Radio Panel and of course a new (Black) overhead panel.


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #247 on: March 19, 2017, 03:42:19 PM »
Nice MIP and Ped , Franck will do a great job for sure.


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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #248 on: March 19, 2017, 05:01:52 PM »
You have a very beautiful cockpit!!

Is it an B737 FMC you use?

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Re: The Beech 99 to KA350i Project!
« Reply #249 on: March 19, 2017, 05:28:20 PM »
Yes, I just got it. 

 It is supposed to look like the attached picture, but until recently I only used a GoFLight unit.  This unit will be a little better for now until I can do something closer to the real thing..
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