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    That tubing cutter will work well but for some...

    That tubing cutter will work well but for some tubes, you do not mention the wall thickness which truly matters in this task.
    For cutting with a hacksaw as the original question, with a standard...
  2. Ah finally after 3 years of work and planning, our show is on.

    My wife and I have been busy to make this happen and we finally have our show beginning.
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    I am not sure it is all that bad, granted having...

    I am not sure it is all that bad, granted having not seen where the gear leg has been yanked out. But I think he would like to start fresh with the gear anyway.
    The wing hinges probably need both...
  4. Thread: 737 Max

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    So where did the other half go?

    So where did the other half go?
  5. Thread: Draco

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    I was lucky, I was the maintenance man at the...

  6. Thread: Draco

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    FWIW, one thing Mike stated more than once in his...

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    So, I wonder what that engine will be in next....

    So, I wonder what that engine will be in next. Sad to see.
    Last time I saw the plane it was in front of the Bendix building getting defueled since one of it's gear legs had fuel running down it.
  8. There is some good logic in that, once I am done...

    There is some good logic in that, once I am done with the B-17 tour I am hosting a week form now I will sketch what the bellcrank for the differential motion, once it clicks it is logical.
  9. I sure know the mechanism I have drawn up for the...

    I sure know the mechanism I have drawn up for the spoilers going in my plane have a fair bit of trickery involved. Nothing is near being fabricated yet so lord knows they will all get more complex...
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    Yah, like the cement we got last winter. We were...

    Yah, like the cement we got last winter. We were glad it was only 20" here. That was heavy adhesive snow.
  11. If you think your slats would rip off you had...

    If you think your slats would rip off you had better do a major rethink of your engineering and material properties.
  12. Handley Page style slats add wing area.

    Handley Page style slats add wing area.
  13. Thread: InReach Mini

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    Keep in mind the weather they transmit is close...

    Keep in mind the weather they transmit is close to 20min old before they get it to send to you. As such what you see is better part of 20min older than the time stamp.
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    Have you not even noticed he moved all the engine...

    Have you not even noticed he moved all the engine weight back about 2' feet, he also moves the occupants back as well.
    I have done the same thing on my build where I am going from a small...
  15. Thread: Wing washout

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    You might do some research to determine if you...

    You might do some research to determine if you even want washout in your wings. Many if not most rectangular wings are not built with any twist in them. Your choice with your build.
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    Yes you would be correct on that. I have spent a...

    Yes you would be correct on that. I have spent a large part of my life working in motorsports, road course cars and motorcycles. Out east here 89Db from a distance from the track is common...
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    Maybe for his very rich neighborhood but not for...

    Maybe for his very rich neighborhood but not for the rest of the world.
    The engineering needed to meet 55Db is not available with any foreseeable technology with an aircraft. Heck there are very...
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    I could not find them, heck I could not find...

    I could not find them, heck I could not find Sensenich either. The buildings they have been in have very little aviation related hardware anymore.
  19. Gee, a few weeks after this you will have the EAA...

    Gee, a few weeks after this you will have the EAA B-17 tour coming to town next door.
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    Was he solo or with an instructor?

    Was he solo or with an instructor?
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    Yup, something like the case hardening?

    Yup, something like the case hardening?
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    I am glad I am building E-AB so I can run an oil...

    I am glad I am building E-AB so I can run an oil of my choice.
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    As I progress on my build knowing I will be in...

    As I progress on my build knowing I will be in the dark a few times in the future, well lets not bring up living in the dark now. It is pireps on products such as this in our changing world that is...
  24. Thread: Bearhawk LSA

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    Very nce

    Very nce
  25. Ahh they sure look to have been at a pretty high...

    Ahh they sure look to have been at a pretty high altitude compared to all the C130s that cleaned the gutters on my house years ago. That was cool, they seem to fly at least 50' higher now. We have...
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