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    I have use of a 50 ton press brake 2 miles from...

    I have use of a 50 ton press brake 2 miles from my shop, it will not bend most alloys and heat treats of Ti without buckling or cracking. This is proven. The material is more complex to work with...
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    I would not even try to bend .250 in a press...

    I would not even try to bend .250 in a press brake. Maybe .095 or up to .125 I can not even comprehend the need for .250 unless an Elephant is climbing the step. But then the gear leg would fail.
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    I at least have our heat system for the house...

    I at least have our heat system for the house ready. We ran the boiler for a few days and are shut down waiting for the cold. Yesterday we confirmed the French made temp sensors are quite inaccurate...
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    kathryns report seems to be hacked. I was...

    kathryns report seems to be hacked.
    I was looking to get in some of my morning reading before the 8hr IA refresher course gets underway. It opens to some blogger page that says I am not invited,...
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    Sad to say my project has been sitting, still in...

    Sad to say my project has been sitting, still in the shop but the past few months I have been flat out on other things. Such as today or tomorrow weather permitting I will be pumping 4800 gallons of...
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    He appears to be a few steps beyond a "welder"

    He appears to be a few steps beyond a "welder"
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    Two more little turtles were passing through my...

    Two more little turtles were passing through my work area on the other end of the house earlier today. The hole they exit from their nest is cleaned out quite a bit over the past few days as well. I...
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    To tell you the truth I did not know Variprime...

    To tell you the truth I did not know Variprime was still on the market. I have been through many gallons of that.
    Anyone using Alodine on the inner surfaces. I have used allot of it both inside and...
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    Remember back in June when mommy snappers were...

    Remember back in June when mommy snappers were being sighted? The replacements are on there way, Today we have some little ones making their way to our pond. We have seen three so far.
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    Strap hinges are very good, especially when lined...

    Strap hinges are very good, especially when lined with a low friction material, which few Have. Yours are drilled for lubrication which is also lacking on many planes.
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    Being a skilled fabricator, one has learned just...

    Being a skilled fabricator, one has learned just what a good weld is while you are doing it. In a nutshell looking at a weld from the outside, many of the prettiest welds might well have insufficient...
  12. That motor is not from a crotch rocket, the 1300...

    That motor is not from a crotch rocket, the 1300 was a sport tourer. I question if that plane has ever flown not to mention being documented for flight testing. Taxi tested yah.
    My concern on the...
  13. Frightening, absolutely frightening. And what...

    Frightening, absolutely frightening. And what size belt is that from the motorcycle sprocket to the propshaft.
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    What a wonderful world is being developed, Most...

    What a wonderful world is being developed, Most all the box stores I grew up around are long gone already. I am glad I will not be active in it for much longer. But might still be long enough to see...
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    Correct me if I am wrong but most all RC aircraft...

    Correct me if I am wrong but most all RC aircraft are or are becoming ADSB equipt? There are terrain avoidance abilities in drones along with return to home and autoland.
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    Yes but being blind sided by a drone would not be...

    Yes but being blind sided by a drone would not be a good thing. I had read earlier this summer that there was development of a sensor system for avoidance for drone operations, at the time I did not...
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    Thinking a bit on this, just how do they...

    Thinking a bit on this, just how do they determine their LZ for drop off?
    I have 11+ acres of mixed land, clear lawn, fields, apple trees, woods and a pond. Seems logical they can fly around the...
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    Can't see in there;-)

    Can't see in there;-)
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    So, what does it take to get a law allowing low...

    So, what does it take to get a law allowing low altitude exclusion zones of a specified radius of private airports, farms, schools etc? I have no interest in super fast deliveries from Amazon since I...
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    As to your math calculations, I do not see the...

    As to your math calculations, I do not see the 1.5 safety factor applied to your loadings?
    For some reason, to me 27# per/ seems very low. I would think normal flight loads when retracted are higher...
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    I think you will find that most ATP pilots no...

    I think you will find that most ATP pilots no longer linger on 121.5.
    The only value I see for the old signal is once CAP is notified of an aircraft down, Very few Squadrons are equipped to find the...
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    I presume there are drains at that aft corner...

    I presume there are drains at that aft corner where they both come down?
    If I were to do something different would be to bring the rear line down on their own side to a drain, then continue forward...
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    Buzz, take a look at the AN 826 fitting, the pipe...

    Buzz, take a look at the AN 826 fitting, the pipe is on the run. This will allow the rear feed line to not be looped down below the valve inlet.
    Also consider if a low point in the back can not be...
  24. Correct me if I am wrong but it is the built in...

    Correct me if I am wrong but it is the built in tube that is stuck, not the tire bead.
    On a tire this size it would simply be easy enough to use a commercial tire mache's bead breaker. My older...
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    No, no I am not. A simple ground loop should not...

    No, no I am not. A simple ground loop should not destroy a major component of an aircraft. There have been in flight failures of Cub wings dating back many decades.
    A fuselage should not collapse...
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