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Check your forward rudder cables. This article describes a problem some members are having with the forward rudder cables. It also has replacement instructions. Let us know what you find out on your Seabee. Thanks to Bruce Hinds for his input on this article.
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Trim Rigging; This article may help you through the tricky process of rigging or repairing your trim system. These procedures will even help inspect and fix minor trim problems. The trim system is critical to safe flight so make sure it works like it should.
Thanks to member Jaren Lynn for his help.
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  NEW! Check Supplement #1 to Service News #54
and
Franklin Seabee Annual Inspection List
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Our newest members, 
AQUITANE HYDRAVIONS AEROCLUB!
(Photos by
Patricia Gregoire)
See video here. Great job!
Jean-Luc Langeared
Tres bien! Jean-Luc and his Club in France just finished putting this Seabee together. From what I understand, it is part of the Seaplane Flying Club in France. Congratulations Jean-Luc! First flight was January 23, 2016.

Jean-Luc
Jean-Luc and his crew. They all have that distictive Seabee smile!
Nice looking sweat shirt!

Jean-Luc
I love the hat too!
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Mar 2014 NewsletterBruce Hinds Corner

Most of Bruce Hinds Newsletters
Newsletter from member Bruce Hinds with very good Seabee informa
tion.

Do you know this Seabee?
We found him! Information below.
We would like to know about the retractable wing floats.
We are in the process of getting the information from Alain.
We want to know how he did it! The owner is/was:
 
Alain Deslauriers
382 Rue de l'Ãglise
Napierville, Quebec, Canada J0J-1L0

Retractable Floats
(photo by ?)
Other photos
Photo 1   Photo 2   Photo 3
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About Seabees
Seabee Specs, History, Seabee Club
3/19/2012
Oshkosh Photos
Seabees and memberrs at Oshkosh 2015.
9/30/2015
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!
7/24/2014
Members - Updated! Member locations added!
Alphabetical listing, Websites, e-mail, Join!
2/7/2016
Articles
Cartoon, Fun Reading, and Articles
2/27/2015
Honorarium
Tributes to 'Super' Bee people past and present
8/19/2015
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 8-4-2015)
Service Instructions
12/6/2016
Tips and Tricks
Tips, tricks, part substitutions, etc. for our Seabees               
1/1/2016
Drawings
Drawings (factory when available) of Seabee parts.
Send me your drawings! We'll post them for everyone.               
6/18/2015
Products
Products for Seabees and Pilot Organizations               
7/10/2014
Recommended Services
Seabee owner's recommendations for Seabee services!            
7/10/2014
Parts for Sale (or Parts wanted!) Free Listing!
Airframe, Engine, Propeller, Avionics and anything Seabee!!
1/19/2016
Training
CFI's, Associates, Articles, and Training Aids
10/10/2015
Seabee Store (Support the Seabee Club!)
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9/2/2015

Buy a Seabee!
Browse our list of 13 Seabee's For Sale; 7 Seabee projects

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

1/31/2016
Flyins, Interesting stories, photos, etc.
Oshkosh 2015 Photos
1/28/2016

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.
9/27/2014
Seabee Questions and Answers
                           or
Franklin Questions and Answers
Your questions answered by members!

11/29/2015
Contact Steve at smestler@pbtcomm.net
Snail mail:
P.O. Box 641
Gilbert, SC  29054
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Updated February 7, 2016