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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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Handley Page style slats add wing area.

    Handley Page style slats add wing area.
  7. 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...
  9. 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.
  13. 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...
  18. Thread: Bearhawk LSA

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    Very nce

    Very nce
  19. 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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    I second Doug's approach, a J hook with a...

    I second Doug's approach, a J hook with a suitable handle for you to pull up on. Work it around the filler so you pull up evenly. It should not take allot of effort.
    There are other methods such as...
  21. Kind of loopy one might say.

    Kind of loopy one might say.
  22. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    So, Glenn Was the water cold enough to swim in...

    So, Glenn
    Was the water cold enough to swim in yet?
  23. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Many of these lakes as Glenn says are very...

    Many of these lakes as Glenn says are very shallow. Most of them are dammed up cow pastures. They have a channel where the original creek was which on many water bodies is a marked meandering...
  24. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    The fact it is moored or the cover?

    The fact it is moored or the cover?
  25. Kind of curious if they are a source for...

    Kind of curious if they are a source for materials when you need something?
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