Bensen parts

joeheli

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Hi everyone,
I just got a Bensen B8M, with the Mc Culloch 90 engine,
I want know were I can find replacement part for this
gyrocopter,and for the engine ? I am new to this sport(my dream came true) ,I just got my first class last Saturday ;D I really don't know much about the sport any advice?
 

Rick Whittridge

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Re:Bensen parts

Joe, I to fly the bensen with the 90 Mac. I have lots of spare parts for the Mac engine. I also have developed a true C.D.I. for the Mac. Feel free to contact me at 937-878-2598 for any needs for your engine.
 

GyroRon

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Re:Bensen parts

Fill in your profile and sign your name somewhere please

cdi is a better type of ignition, it makes the engine more reliable and easier to start
 

joeheli

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Re:Bensen parts

I already did fill my profile!!! :D, how much will you sell the
C.D.I system? I don't know much about the sport, or the engine ,or the gyrocopter, the only thing I know about heli is rc helicopters!! I am planning to make it new again (screws,engine,fuselage,etc). I just saw it fly and it fly great !!! ;D, > another question , What do you think about the Engine,is a good one? Do you know any website were I can get parts,of it? ???
 

scottessex

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Re:Bensen parts

Rick whitridge has parts. Another option is
RDAE INC.
R&D Aeronautical Engineering Co.
P.O. Box 1180,
Caddo Mills, Texas 75135

No website but they will send you a catalog for $3.00
 

bogman

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Re:Bensen parts

Joe they require your real name somewhere on your profile.

I have heard good things about Ricks C.D.I. for the Mac.
 

scottessex

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Re:Bensen parts

Uh yeah, The phone # for R&D aero is: 903-527-3805
And curiously, it seem that this guy and the guy that owns Air Command have the same name and live in the same town....Hmmm... ;D
 

Rick Whittridge

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Re:Bensen parts

Jose, Nice talking to you the other day on the phone, your info is on it`s way to you.Say hello to Charles Peterson for me! ;D
 

joeheli

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Re:Bensen parts

Thank you Rick !!

I toll Charles that I spoke to you ,and he say that you were a great person, and to say Hi to you. I will tell the same to Charles. I am crazy to recive the Info.!! ;D
Thank you again...
:D
 
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