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    I am out here, doing well and busy as can be....

    I am out here, doing well and busy as can be. Brought my fusalage over to one of my fly-ins back mid October. It was a great day.

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    Bata Technologies in Burlington VT has just go...

    Bata Technologies in Burlington VT has just go there electric plane flying, stupidest looking thing I have see. There first long cross country was from Plattsburg NY to Rutland VT a few weeks ago....
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    I just spent the time to watch the video to...

    I just spent the time to watch the video to understand what happened, Yes the pilot was getting close to the plane in front of him. What I see here, the conditions were a quartering head wind. The...
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    Just think about this, our government is not even...

    Just think about this, our government is not even aware of Armed Forces Recognition Day.
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    I am going with toe brakes as I should, Clearly...

    I am going with toe brakes as I should, Clearly these are far from done.
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    I have become very good with crazy positions such...

    I have become very good with crazy positions such as welding roll cages into race cars for 47 years as well as tube work of airframes longer than that granted I used a gas torch for the first years....
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    They would be two vertical handles in easy reach,...

    They would be two vertical handles in easy reach, one would pull them back together but can also feather off on ones side as needed. I have done this i a plane in the past, more than one actually in...
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    All the pedals are reassembled and installed...

    All the pedals are reassembled and installed again. The Delrin bushings for the brake pedals are installed, did not need any second process work so that was sweet.
    But today must not be the day for...
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    Pedals are fully welded now, I have machined the...

    Pedals are fully welded now, I have machined the bushings for the brakes. This is getting toe brakes be they right or wrong, but due to the fact the pedals are adjustable fore & aft by a substantial...
  10. The YP program has been in use since the...

    The YP program has been in use since the beginning of 2016. The program was developed for very sound reasons. I would hate to think that your chapter has not had any workers or pilots who are able or...
  11. The "two deep" is not just two YP cert people on...

    The "two deep" is not just two YP cert people on the ground,
    This is two at the registration table,
    Two escorting out to the aircraft, one being the pilot and one observing the pilot with youth in...
  12. Keep in mind the Youth protection Cert is...

    Keep in mind the Youth protection Cert is required for many non-pilot positions to operate these events as well. You show a list that is in reality far beyond the needs to hold the YP cert. You make...
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    The air cooled torch carries the gas through the...

    The air cooled torch carries the gas through the power cable, a water cooled rig has the return water in the power cable. Maybe I have not seen a decent remote cooler that is convenient to live with....
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    I have a Hypetherm inverter welder, I love how...

    I have a Hypetherm inverter welder, I love how smooth it is, BUT, it utilizes an air cooled torch only. Yes the control of the arc is nice but anything more than welding thin metal for short time the...
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    As to your question about buying a used...

    As to your question about buying a used Syncrovave, if it is has not been smoked from some outside issue it will last, Yes there are many new machines that could well be better or easier. But I can...
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    My workhorse is an early 250 Sycrowave....

    My workhorse is an early 250 Sycrowave. Absolutely a superb tool. It took a lightning hit 20ish years back and smoked the mainboard. That slucked. I was in the middle of a customer project and bought...
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    That is why we have big brown trucks wandering...

    That is why we have big brown trucks wandering around.
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    Give a look at ...

    Give a look at https://stockcarsteel.com/products/4130/4130-chrome-moly/4130-chrome-moly-round-tube.html
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    That depends on what fabric was used in the...

    That depends on what fabric was used in the layup, Not all weaves are that way, and if the fabric is wetted out properly it will be air tight.
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    Um, the IO 360-A1A is a 200hp @ 2700 engine,...

    Um, the IO 360-A1A is a 200hp @ 2700 engine, which is what that HIO-360-C1A is derived from. The HIO is rated at a higher rpm which is where the added 5hp comes from.
    I presume it has an HA-6...
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    I presume you had not heard of this before?

    I presume you had not heard of this before?
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    Yes, the fuselage cables have been light crimped...

    Yes, the fuselage cables have been light crimped with my hydraulic crimper, should all be over tolerance. I am a year or more away from aileron cables so they will be in the future.
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    I needed a 3/8 roundover router bit to build some...

    I needed a 3/8 roundover router bit to build some tooling I need to form some half diameter tubing that will support the outer ends of the instrument panel. The cutting tool I arrived and I set it...
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    M Pence comes and goes through Krut, They do not...

    M Pence comes and goes through Krut, They do not always announce his presence but I do not like it when I am just getting a Young Eagles event up to speed and all the guards and SWAT teams are...
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    One would think the GA area of the ramp would or...

    One would think the GA area of the ramp would or could be more relaxed than being near the Red Box of the TSA which is only active 3 hrs a day. But KRUT is under the same security as Logan airport...
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