For Sale: 1976 Cessna 150M - Low Times! - $35,000

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  1. PBristolJr

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    For Sale: 1976 Cessna 150M - Low Times! - $33,500

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]2176 TT, 308 TSOH, Last Annual April 2013,
    One of the nicest 150's around!
    No damage history, Complete logs, Never a trainer, Always hangared, Flown regularly, Original paint, IFR Certified.

    Reiff Cylinder & Sump Preheater
    New Cleveland Wheels & Brakes
    New Tires
    LED Landing Light
    Spin on oil filter
    All AD's complied with
    Bruce's Custom Cover & Cowl Plugs

    Avionics:
    CP125A TSO Audio Panel
    KT78TSO Transponder
    KX 170B NAV/COMM 1
    RT-328T NAV/COMM 2
    KR 85 TSO ADF Receiver
    Aviall Intercom

    Hangared at Bowman Field (KLOU), Delivery available for expenses, Owned by ATP/A&P. • Contact Pete Bristol, Louisville, KY USA • Telephone: 5026457783
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    Price Dropped to: $33,500

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    More pictures available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/60821687@N07/sets/72157636016780313/
     
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  2. Henning

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    Nice, now if you put in a G-500 and a 750 you might sell it. :D Just kidding, nice 150 though.
     
  3. PBristolJr

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    I know the price is at the top end for a 150, but when we bought it we were looking for a very low time, late model 150 without damage history. Avionics can always be upgraded but the tach can't be turned backwards!
     
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    Problem is pilots are cheap, they would rather buy a POS for $12k and have to spend $30k in the next 2 years and have the plane tied up in the shop for months at a time than to pay $35k up front for a quality machine that they won't have to do anything to but fly it and do basic maintenance. It's really comedy.
     
  5. poadeleted21

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    I want to meet the guy who spends $30K in maintenance on a Cessna 150 over a 2 year period, actually, I want to meet his mechanic.
     
  6. N747JB

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    Good looking 150! :D
     
  7. Henning

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    Engine, 430 and corrosion/paint can add up to $30k pretty quickly.
     
  8. dmspilot

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    I know of someone who spent $20k over a shorter time period than that, but he didn't get a good prebuy.
     
  9. Jim Logajan

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    Wouldn't it be cheaper just to buy another plane for that amount of money?
     
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    I was pricing out paint and interior upgrades to my 150. $15,000 was the starting price. Then throw in some new avionics and make it IFR certified, and $20,000 is easy to hit. I think I'm just going to fly it some more and see what time tells me to do.
     
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    Well, a 430 and paint would be upgrades. I know where sits an $11K Cessna 150 without a spot of corrosion on it. It don't take a rocket surgeon to find corrosion on a C-150. What's a field overhaul on an O-200? $7k? You'd have to be one dumb mother****** or have a seriously good at BSing mechanic to get upside down in a 150 $30K. I'll operate my Bo on that including fuel, insurance, hangar, maintenance etc.. all in for 2 years on that budget.
     
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    You can't, he's probably in St Barths...
     
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    Folks, rather than PM each poster who commented on price, please remember that the ROC do not permit comments regarding price of an item listed. If you want it buy it or make an offer if you don't but want to give some advice please send a PM but comments on price will be deleted. Thank you.
     
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    If you can get a 0-200 done to new limits for that, I"ll send ya 3 of them to get done.
     
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    That was a question, I know what an IO-470N overhaul goes for these days and was guessing.

    What are these "new" limits you speak of? Is that required to sign off "0 SMOH"?
     
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    I'd guess these days an O-200 will cost about $12k to overhaul, add hoses and R&R will double your guess. Why would you put together an engine at service limits? If you're going to do the machine work, why not do it right and bring it to new limits? It doesn't cost more to do it right than to do it half right and certainly less than to have to go and do it over in 500hrs.
     
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    the hell it doesn't,, about $1000, for the crank, and about $900 for the cases, plus a new cam kit is $1500, cylinders are $3600, plus 8 lifter bodies, plus 8 hydraulic units, the gasket kit is over $100, an you don't get a nose seal or intake hoses with it.

    AND if you want all service bulletins complied with add all new accessories.

    Yes I can disassemble measure and reassemble and call it overhauled. (if that is what you want)
     
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    I was referring to the machine work, it doesn't matter what dimension you take it to, the cost is the same.
     
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    You don't have to do the machine work to do it half right.

    If it measures with in service limits we can put it back together.

    But what's the point?
     
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    Exactly, and there's no guaranty it'll be inside service limits.
     
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    we're talking new limits, not service limits.
     
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    Right, my point which I failed to make clear was that it costs no more to machine it to service limits than it does to new limits. If you're going to rebuild the engine, do it right.
     
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    The last one I finished the owner had just under 11k in parts shipping etc. plus my fee.
     
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    You don't machine to service limits. That is a measurement that determine if it must be remachined to be placed back in service.
     
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    new limits = the designed size of a new part.

    or

    an authorized over/under size.
     
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    What would an "overhaul-it-to-sell-it" price be?
     
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    I really don't know, it would depend upon what you send me.

    And If you send it to me, you get my standard build.
     
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    jeez...

    ...you guys think you've jacked-up this guy's "for sale" thread enough already?

    Why don't you go argue and inject your testosterone somewhere else and leave this poor guy's 150 thread alone.
     
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    What would prompt you to make a statement Like that?

    Is it some thing that you brought from the red boards?
     
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    if you don't understand, Tom, then I can't help you.

    Bye, now.
     
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    I think this bird is a great deal. It's IFR certified so someone could buy it, do a PPL plus instrument, fly it a couple of hundred hours more and then move on. Say 400 hours of 172 rental at $160 less fuel for the 150, call it $120 per hour saved, less other expenses, or $48,000. If they only get $25k or whatever later they've still saved ~$30k and they have a nice bird whenever they need it for training.

    My opinion: there is always a market for quality and this is it.
     
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    I read that as you are not able to defend your statement.

    Cya.
     
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    Thank you sir, it is a great bird and will fit someone's mission perfectly!
     
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    No, actually, it's because I understand that dog shlt doesn't stink until one steps in it.
     
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    Once again the regular perps and their diarrhea of the fingers crap all over a classifies add.


    Very nice looking airplane BTW!
     
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    It's against forum rules to circumvent the language filter. Why did you have to post that?
     
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    You know, 12 months ago when I started getting serious about flying I started to have pipe dreams about buying a plane. A 150 is the only plane that I had actually eliminated as a "no way, no how" plane due to its small size, power, and useful load. The only mission it was useful for was solo flight burger runs, and pattern work, the two things that I want to do as little of as possible.

    Now we are planning on getting a 6 place plane for family hauling, and as we've had this discussion I've been thinking to my self (afraid to say out loud) "wouldn't it be nice to also have something small and economical to tool around for hamburgers in.

    Then along comes this, and I'm seriously considering it. The only thing blocking me from making you an offer today is that my belly is so fat that I'm honestly not sure if my CFI would fit in it with the tanks half full. (I come up with 161 lbs. after half gas and my 250 lbs. My CFI is a skinny little guy, but I'm not sure he's under 161).

    So if nothing else, your plane has motivated me to get darn serious about getting healthy again. October 12 is my start date... I go back on the wagon. I'm going to cut out all the pizza and fast food crap, eat healthy, and start exercising again.

    For my sake, I hope your plane is still on the market when I hit my goal weight of 210. If it is, I'll buy it.
     
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    Would you buy it now if he paid for the liposuction?:wink2:

     
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