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    It was fun to see Scrappy finished. I had many...

    It was fun to see Scrappy finished. I had many late night calls from Mike and his painter. He used Stewart Systems on the entire project and the Silver Metallic can be a bit tricky. Nicely done!...
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    I'll have 12-15 stations set up each day, 1 or 2...

    I'll have 12-15 stations set up each day, 1 or 2 people per station. It gets pretty busy. Come buy early; I'll be at the tent about 9:15 each morning, and sign up for the day's class. It should be...
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    I'll be there around Saturday. I'm teaching...

    I'll be there around Saturday. I'm teaching covering all week by the Ultralite Red Barn along with Forums Monday and Thursday at 4 pm. Come by and say high. Ready for any gathering that may come...
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    They are different tapes; already shrunk when you...

    They are different tapes; already shrunk when you get the new roll. You can't pre shrink your own tapes; at least I have never seen that done. Aircraft fabric shrinks 10% as you go through the...
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    Black will get very hot in the sun; that is a...

    Black will get very hot in the sun; that is a given. The tapes can have an issue on black surfaces. With Stewart Systems, like most systems, the tapes on the ribs and other long, streight are not...
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    It will be nice to be back to Oshkosh this year. ...

    It will be nice to be back to Oshkosh this year. I'm going to dedicate one day to double covering for guys interested in that. I'll be down by the ultralite red barn again this year; also a couple...
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    I know it's short notice, but I'm doing a three...

    I know it's short notice, but I'm doing a three day Stewart Systems seminar mid June in California. There was a lot of interest on this post so just wanted to let guys know what's coming up. I'll...
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    Depending on how long it been since you painted,...

    Depending on how long it been since you painted, you may find that the run is still soft down deep in the paint. If it starts to gum up as you cut the top off the run, stop and give that area more...
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    With or without a tube? Marty57

    With or without a tube?
    Marty57
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    That's real interesting regarding USPS. I'm on a...

    That's real interesting regarding USPS. I'm on a "flag lot" in an unincorporated area in CA. Our flag lot is 5 acres, subdivided into 4 homes, private road from the county maintained street to my...
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    Bearhawk Builder, I'll attach more pictures. You...

    Bearhawk Builder, I'll attach more pictures. You can follow the blue arrows to see the flow. I don't use a fan but that's not a bad idea. There are smaller condensers where a fan would help. This...
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    Here's my cooler; first saw this set up here on...

    Here's my cooler; first saw this set up here on SC about 4 years ago. It's a A/C condenser from a Chevy Tahoe. Cut the short line that runs from your compressor to your tank. Run copper from the...
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    I’ll let you know. I have a small brake I can...

    I’ll let you know. I have a small brake I can try. I’ll post what I find; I sure like the price and availability.
    Marty57
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    Interesting material for interior panels

    I came across a product at Lowes yesterday that was new to me; anyone ever used this? It's called Polywall, made by Parkland Plastics. It's .060 thick, comes in a 4x8 sheet and feels a lot like...
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    Charlie, Yes, you can wet sand if necessary. I...

    Charlie,
    Yes, you can wet sand if necessary. I have done 1500 followed by 2000 wet than McGuires Diamond cut as a polish. It would be great if removing a run or other issue such as blending. Wet...
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    This is a picture of a fiberglass cowl for a...

    This is a picture of a fiberglass cowl for a Citabria recently shot by the owner up in Canada. This was his first attempt at using our system after one of our seminars. No reason you can't do the...
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    If you are interested in the O290, call Lycon on...

    If you are interested in the O290, call Lycon on Visalia, CA. When I was there about a year ago, they had about 20 brand new, in crates from the Greek AF. They purchased all the stock from Greece a...
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    Did you figure this out yet? I have two complete...

    Did you figure this out yet? I have two complete 0290-D2's for my project. Last year, I stopped by Ly-Con Aircraft Engines in Visalia, CA (559 651-1070) for an old case to use as a jigg. I asked...
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    Good idea; do you have his contact info? ...

    Good idea; do you have his contact info?

    Thanks
    Marty57
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    I sent an email to...

    I sent an email to https://www.propilotsinc.com/exhaust-conversion/ today. The message I got back is they are not manufacturing the exhaust but they could possibly overhaul an exhaust I have. The...
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    Do they have anything available for the exp....

    Do they have anything available for the exp. market when the STC is not needed? I sent them an email but haven't heard back.
    Thanks
    Marty57
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    Thanks, that's where I have been looking for...

    Thanks, that's where I have been looking for info. I guess the posts above are were a bit confusing to me about the company being sold? I'll contact propilot.

    Marty57
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    Hmmm; I'm ready to order a Sutton Exhaust for my...

    Hmmm; I'm ready to order a Sutton Exhaust for my exp. '14 and I have a few questions for them; where do I order it from?
    Marty57
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    Let me offer a little perspective If I may. I...

    Let me offer a little perspective If I may. I have only shot Stewart Systems; I have not painted or covered with PolyFiber. As such, If I were to try to use Polyfiber I would run into problems;...
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    On this wing, I sprayed charcoal gray EkoPrime ...

    On this wing, I sprayed charcoal gray EkoPrime over the EkoFill before the topcoat. I prefer white but the tail feathers were already done over just EkoFill so I needed the color match and be the...
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