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    I used to own a set, someone decided they wanted...

    I used to own a set, someone decided they wanted them. I should get a new one since I will have a whole lot of trimming once the wings get started which will hopefully be later this year.
    I do have...
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    This may be just a little thing, I kind of wanted...

    This may be just a little thing, I kind of wanted to slim down the lower retainer strip on these windows. Got to the point I was realizing the bottom strip will be a quarter inch above the door...
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    Yes, you use 309L filler rod.

    Yes, you use 309L filler rod.
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    The past few days I made the 304 Stl forward and...

    The past few days I made the 304 Stl forward and lower retainer strips for the right side Dee window, This morning I have welded the strips in place.
    I expect the rear and upper formed window frame...
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    Locally the C-130s have been quite active with...

    Locally the C-130s have been quite active with low level practicing. My house is a touch under 1300' hill the north side of my land is about 1900. It is cool to watch a flight of 6 go by in view out...
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    A few pics, 59404 59405 59406

    A few pics,
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    Being frustrated with the project I am on that is...

    Being frustrated with the project I am on that is passing 15 months with 3 or 4 to go, I repositioned the fuselage of my J4 build where it is stored and am now able to pick away at it. Yesterday...
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    Different airfoils will react, well differently....

    Different airfoils will react, well differently. Attributes such as pressure differences on upper / lower surface in the aft portion of the airfoil. Relationship of trailing edge velocity difference....
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    I have looked at that image of the throttle and...

    I have looked at that image of the throttle and my mind sees a frightening scenario.
    There are ways to mount that throttle to the airframe and not the door which would greatly reduce the chance of...
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    I watched that a day ago, touching to say the...

    I watched that a day ago, touching to say the least.
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    The mouse died 40 years ago, The industry...

    The mouse died 40 years ago, The industry preventes development.
    Where did Continentals development project with Honda go? It worked but the industry is designed to prevent change.

    We need more...
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    I have been running 103 unleaded in road race...

    I have been running 103 unleaded in road race cars, the fuel has been out there for decades.
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    I stumbled onto that seal a month ago and was...

    I stumbled onto that seal a month ago and was thinking it would be better than corner seal, Glad to see someone else finds it to be the right thing, guess I will go with it.
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    It was Kaman aircraft in Bloomfield Ct that was...

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    I have always been more reliant on the tail...

    I have always been more reliant on the tail tiedown when had starting or running and engine while working. I have seen a Cessna going round in circles, that was interesting. It was fun to see a guy...
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    How would it be in hilly terrain, going through...

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    Not for me Mate I have tumbled through more ways...

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    Sad to see, they are a favorite of mine.

    Sad to see, they are a favorite of mine.
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    The height makes the biggest change. Laminating...

    The height makes the biggest change. Laminating caps provides alternate grain reducing the chance of uncontrolled fracture. As you see in your numbers the serious bending loads are all in the region...
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    Front spar to me seems small, might just be me...

    Front spar to me seems small, might just be me and too dang long since I have run the numbers on wood wings. Way back I built Cub type wings, I built the spars full height, as in skin to skin, The...
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    I can not really see in that image, are your...

    I can not really see in that image, are your wheels male & female. The ones I have built and work with all have some overlap between one set of M & F to support the flange to reduce the chance of...
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    To my eye, those pictures show the tubes were...

    To my eye, those pictures show the tubes were repainted over existing rust and other crap. I would hate to see what is back there the fabric wraps the tubes.
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    Someone has not updated their print files since...

    Someone has not updated their print files since 2006.
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    To my eye this looks like your two ports are both...

    To my eye this looks like your two ports are both on the same side rather than one on each side?
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    One question in mind, is that an honor or a...

    One question in mind, is that an honor or a felony?
    If it was just a landing gear/tire strike against a wing I can see it being a "non issue" in some peoples minds. But it is still a true issue. The...
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