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    For what it's worth I went with 8' flaps to 50*...

    For what it's worth I went with 8' flaps to 50* and 8' with 8 degree droop ailerons that can be pinned up with normal aileron deflection without droop.
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    You're right Jim...sometimes it is a curse. My...

    You're right Jim...sometimes it is a curse. My son and I are doing 90% of the work and it's great having his help and he's learning new skills and he grumbles a bit but still likes to be working with...
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    Sorry I've been AWOL but the house is coming...

    Sorry I've been AWOL but the house is coming along...roof is on and I'm half way thru the siding. Electrical rough-in is mostly done and just about finished interior framing and trying to get...
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    Good luck sorting! I judged a wet tee shirt...

    Good luck sorting! I judged a wet tee shirt contest once...pointers won.
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    Looking GREAT!! Hope the judicial service...

    Looking GREAT!!

    Hope the judicial service isn't as a defendant.
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    https://www.ebay.com/i/153437170755?chn=ps and a...

    https://www.ebay.com/i/153437170755?chn=ps and a good machinist can solve that problem for you. I'd like to follow that build!!
    OEM Henderson Detroit Heath Airplane Motor KJ Excelsior Engine Deluxe...
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    Well, the lack of response certainly prevents...

    Well, the lack of response certainly prevents dispute.

    One of the contentions raised during the VW discussion was that a "designed for airplane" air cooled engine that had it's roots in an...
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    Back to aeroplanes...warmer weather is getting...

    Back to aeroplanes...warmer weather is getting some planes in the air and pilots out of the house. Some off and on rain is holding up putting my walls up and I bumped the truss delivery a couple...
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    Happy St Patrick's Day!! Tip a brew or two...

    Happy St Patrick's Day!!
    Tip a brew or two after wheels down for the day!!

    Spring like weather is here in North Idaho and the weather guessers say we're loosing an inch of snow per day so we're...
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    That makes it easy to remember regardless of how...

    That makes it easy to remember regardless of how it's said.
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    Yes Sir...you're right Sky...wonder if that's a...

    Yes Sir...you're right Sky...wonder if that's a spelling error...one silly little "r" can make a difference. I had a professor that didn't care about spelling as long as you get the point across...it...
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    This may not be new data but I just saw it so I...

    This may not be new data but I just saw it so I thought I'd share...no prices shown.
    ...
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    As we get closer to Spring I've finished ALL...

    As we get closer to Spring I've finished ALL exterior walls and have them safely standing up inside the hanger. Now on to the layout of the plumbing rough-in.

    After almost 2 months of puppy...
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    I'm disappointed in the lack of response from...

    I'm disappointed in the lack of response from Zenith. Seems both of these issues should have be re-engineered to resolve the problems you've had.

    Thanks so much for the reply and I may need to...
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    I currently have my LSA build on hold while I...

    I currently have my LSA build on hold while I build a house but am still interested in the Zenair floats and would like to hear more details on your experiences with them please.
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    I'm coming in a little late in the discussion but...

    I'm coming in a little late in the discussion but Sky convinced me I should consider droop ailerons which I did and have incorporated 8 degree droops on my wings. I also provided a way to lock them...
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    4 of 10 exterior walls (68') complete and...

    4 of 10 exterior walls (68') complete and pre-wired for receps. I found out it's not a good idea to make walls more than 12' long...made one 20' and that extra 8' made it a bitch to move from the...
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    If you haven't gotten your copy of that beautiful...

    If you haven't gotten your copy of that beautiful Supercub.org paper date keeper with all the pretty pictures you should do it before they are all gone. They are beautiful shots of a variety of...
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    Nicely laid out and very informative. It...

    Nicely laid out and very informative. It reinforces my decision to stop with powder coating and paint...just don't have the talent to delve into chemistry beyond mixing epoxy or maybe a whiskey sour...
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    I know...you folks are getting tired of hearing...

    I know...you folks are getting tired of hearing about my shop and hanger but we finished the last panel for the hanger door today, passed the water line inspection yesterday and that line is mostly...
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    It's actually not funny, nor was I surprised at...

    It's actually not funny, nor was I surprised at the inspector's reaction when I made the change to the fitting as he requested. Then he gave me a green sticker, smiled and said have a nice day. Guess...
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    Yes sir...22's are better for sure. I now have a...

    Yes sir...22's are better for sure. I now have a 45 sweep which is what I was told by the inspector would work fine. Tee's apparently are OK for vertical runs but not in the flat. Hopefully cleanouts...
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    Well...I'm a failure...had my septic line...

    Well...I'm a failure...had my septic line inspection today and I failed. 140 feet of 4" PVC, 3 cleanouts, two at the house and one at the shop and a 24 hour leak test all went fine except for one...
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    And now for the rest of the story... October...

    And now for the rest of the story...

    October 9, 2018 by General Aviation News Staff 2 Comments
    Experimental Aircraft Association Chairman and CEO Jack Pelton revealed that the FAA is going to...
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    I could have said Pedro but that just doesn't...

    I could have said Pedro but that just doesn't have the same ring as "sneaky pete".
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