Ordered new Monster Retreads from Desser today...

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  1. timwinters

    timwinters Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    ...and in the comments section, I told them what carcasses I preferred and additionally I said:

    "Well, I guess I'll talk to you guys again in another 12 years, 1254 hours and 1231 landings!"

    Love Monsters!
     
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    Love mine too. I don’t think I’d go 12 years, but six or eight and lots of landings is good enough for me.
     
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    I have them "turned around" every year while the wheels are off anyway for a bearing repack and last year at annual the A&P said "you ought to think about replacing these next year, they're showing early signs of dry rot."

    Been a helluva run, they're Michelin carcasses. They're worn, but still have quite a bit of tread.

    Ordered new "stop leak" tubes too...those things are god's gift to owners of airplanes with wheelpants. I typically only have to add air twice a year: (1) at annual and (2) in the fall when the temps start to drop.