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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...
  14. The thing that is always in question, on my mind...

    The thing that is always in question, on my mind at least with tow operations, Is how the pilot reduces power when the glider cuts off. Some pilots just cut the power to idle and dive the plane down....
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    The Sensenich Ground adjustable prop is one to...

    The Sensenich Ground adjustable prop is one to consider.
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    There are times an asymmetric surface on the Vfin...

    There are times an asymmetric surface on the Vfin or horizontal has value, As you increase airflow it increases it's counteraction to the forces. Most every plane I have designed and built in the...
  17. Is that amount of shim just bringing the wheels...

    Is that amount of shim just bringing the wheels parallel or is their a bunch of toe out?
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    That will hurt the wallet cause insurance might...

    That will hurt the wallet cause insurance might not be covering that one.
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    I have an inline air tool that takes a variety of...

    I have an inline air tool that takes a variety of 100mm wheels, wire, solid rubber and segmented rubber are my common wheels, the segmented rubber is the best when dealing with heavy buildup.
    I also...
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    Thank you Jerry, I have not had a chance to...

    Thank you Jerry,
    I have not had a chance to touch the pack since last writing. If this works out to get a donor cell and bring mine back to life that would be cool.
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    Stewart is correct, I am interested.

    Stewart is correct, I am interested.
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    Are we talking tiny holes for mounting a pitot...

    Are we talking tiny holes for mounting a pitot tube as the OP was asking that are no more than the rib mounting or are you talking about BIG lightening holes through the web?
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    How far outboard, anywhere near the strut...

    How far outboard, anywhere near the strut attachment, inboard or outboard is the highest loaded area on the wing.
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    Good info, My camera is not up to the newest as...

    Good info, My camera is not up to the newest as far as imagery but a lady friend up the road has rather good stuff.

    The direct output harness only has a fuse in it. Input from the wall is 15V DC,...
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    Yup, saw you using it.

    Yup, saw you using it.
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