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Parts and Service Suppliers

Tow Bar
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Still have the PowerTow 35? Send email to zeiger@gci.net please. Willy
 

I have tried the Baby Bush Picker 1A. Easy to assemble and use. Very pleased.

 
Mike
 

Just took delivery on the 1A. Will give it a try tomorrow. Thanks. 

 
Mike
 
I expect so...unless someone is flying this way...good luck...randy
 

Thanks. May be cost prohibited with shipping. I live in SW Michigan. 

 
Here is a picture of the PowerTow 35.
 

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I have a PowerTow 35 that is is in good working condition and new tire that I used with my 180 but don't need it any more since I have a level parking space. It needs a good home. It is currently at L18 in Fallbrook, CA. Let me know if you are interested.
 
If you want to pull it around and just need a good towbar...Bogart.  Locks on, won't bust your backside by coming loose.  If looking for a powered unit, I would buy powertow versus other tail dragger only models.  The power to can be changed to tow just about anything by adding additional bars.  I have mine set for my 180 but in less that 5 minutes I can set it up for a C182.
 
Watch Ebay under Motors, Parts and Accessories, Aviation.  Don't get in a hurry some want nearly new prices and there are bargains occasionally.  I bought mine on EBay.  It was 4 months old and I bought for $700 less than a new one.
 
 
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From: Michael Miller (flyboymjm@gmail.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com>
To: Parts and Service Suppliers <PartsServiceSuppliers@skywagons.org>
Sent: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 2:03 pm
Subject: Tow Bar <<$121346883796$>>

I have a 1954 C180. Looking for a tail wheel tow bar or some mechanism for moving the aircraft in / out of hanger. Suggestions please.
 
Mike  
 

Thanks. Appreciate all the information. Very helpful. 

 

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/towbars_0ztaildragger/taildragger.php

 

Arnold Villeneuve

613-833-0984

 

Information without ownership is volatile or pointless and should not be the burden of a corporate document management system. Tobias Lekman

 

From: mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com [mailto:mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com]
Sent: January-18-15 2:09 PM
To: Parts and Service Suppliers
Subject: re: Tow Bar <<$121432394808$>>

 

Arnold, what brand is this tow bar? Thanks. 

 

Mike

 

Arnold, what brand is this tow bar? Thanks. 

 
Mike
 
I also have a Power Tow Model 40 EZ....best thing I ever bought.....you only
get one spinal column, and I intend to protect mine to the end!

Mike McCrae

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Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2015 7:06 AM
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Mike, I used a non-powered tow bar for years and finally broke down and
bought a Power Tow Model 40 EZ. I have been using the same one for 15+
years and it works fine. I would not go back to the non-powered tail
dragger.

Good luck.

John

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On Jan 17, 2015, at 10:06 AM, "John C Cox (4810jc@gmail.com)" <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:

Mike, I used a non-powered tow bar for years and finally broke down and bought a Power Tow Model 40 EZ. I have been using the same one for 15+ years and it works fine. I would not go back to the non-powered tail dragger.

Good luck.

John

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Arnold Villeneuve
613 833 0984


On Jan 17, 2015, at 10:06 AM, "John C Cox (4810jc@gmail.com)" <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:

Mike, I used a non-powered tow bar for years and finally broke down and bought a Power Tow Model 40 EZ. I have been using the same one for 15+ years and it works fine. I would not go back to the non-powered tail dragger.

Good luck.

John

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I’ve been using the Baby Bush Picker 2A for my 185 and J3. I called and they were able to accommodate my 14” XP Tailwheel (5.00 x 5) and the solid Maule tailwheel on the J3 on the same tow bar.

 

Ultimately, I like the point of view of pushing and pulling from the tow bar which lets me see both wingtips…vs the tail-pull handles or the fuselage handle on the J3.

 

No power on mine and thus still takes some grunt. I’ve got the big wheels on the tow bar and my ramp to hangar transition is flat so it is not much of a workout.

 

Very satisfied.

 

http://av-picker.com/products/5

 

From: mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com [mailto:mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2015 9:07 AM
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Subject: re: Tow Bar <<$121381932626$>>

 

Mike, I used a non-powered tow bar for years and finally broke down and bought a Power Tow Model 40 EZ. I have been using the same one for 15+ years and it works fine. I would not go back to the non-powered tail dragger.

Good luck.

John

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> On Jan 16, 2015, at 2:02 PM, Michael Miller (flyboymjm@gmail.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:
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> I have a 1954 C180. Looking for a tail wheel tow bar or some mechanism for moving the aircraft in / out of hanger. Suggestions please.
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Mike, I used a non-powered tow bar for years and finally broke down and bought a Power Tow Model 40 EZ. I have been using the same one for 15+ years and it works fine. I would not go back to the non-powered tail dragger.

Good luck.

John

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> On Jan 16, 2015, at 2:02 PM, Michael Miller (flyboymjm@gmail.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:
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I've been using a gas one for four years now to move my 185 and my Stearman around.
 

I have a 1954 C180. Looking for a tail wheel tow bar or some mechanism for moving the aircraft in / out of hanger. Suggestions please.

 
Mike  
 
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