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    A friend of mine just cleaned out a storage unit...

    A friend of mine just cleaned out a storage unit of a Ducati guy who recently passed away. Most of the parts were from the early 2000s. There was a set of Campy wheels but they were later, wider...
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    Did you find thinner rings for your pistons?...

    Did you find thinner rings for your pistons? These being more suitable for the unleaded gas.
    I have more knowledge of the round case Ducks than the later square case motors.
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    Interesting, 9309 is not most recommended for...

    Interesting, 9309 is not most recommended for structural applications. What are the actual bonds to be made with this?
    Similar thoughts about 5200, it is a sealant and not a structural adhesive. I...
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    Here is a link I would not touch.

    Here is a link I would not touch.
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    Wow it has been some time since I have been able...

    Wow it has been some time since I have been able to work on this. I have when I had a chance do some updating and cleaning up of some drawings. A few lathe turnings for control system pivots for...
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    I would think in this plane's case more than...

    I would think in this plane's case more than 24.5 is needed and would be a safety factor to have it. Clearly it does not appear to be a trim issue since the lack of elevator authority is over a wide...
  7. Yes they are great birds, I get a chance once in...

    Yes they are great birds, I get a chance once in awhile to get a shot off over here.
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    I would move the wing forward to balance the...

    I would move the wing forward to balance the plane out. That alone would help allot with the feel of the plane. Then if you chose to run a controllable prop you get all the power it could make quite...
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    Decades back an IA I almost worked with, he was...

    Decades back an IA I almost worked with, he was frustrated about a plane he was putting back together, he kept saying the elevator cables were the wrong length. He was so frustrated to the point when...
  10. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Yes, we are hours away from the first of winter...

    Yes, we are hours away from the first of winter arriving :smile:
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    All the homebuilts I have built in the past have...

    All the homebuilts I have built in the past have been low wing with lifting canopies. Over the decades I have grown a fear of being trapped inside. A year or two back when an RV got off the side of...
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    Interesting, when I looked at Kathryn's I read it...

    Interesting, when I looked at Kathryn's I read it as 201BS, but yes I stand corrected. My error in I somehow was shocked when I thought I lost another friend who does travel out that way. I am glad i...
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    It is the same exact aircraft, take a look at the...

    It is the same exact aircraft, take a look at the N number.
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    Composites can be nice to build but to do it...

    Composites can be nice to build but to do it right there are allot of tooling and consumables to make a part right. The old fashion hand layup or the layup over foam the way Rutan's designs were...
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    I was going to bring up that was back in 2013....

    I was going to bring up that was back in 2013. Unless I have not seen otherwise it has not gotten into other hands and been finished.
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    there has been something about this one that has...

    there has been something about this one that has been bothering me, This picture was taken as I was loading to go out to Osh in '17. I am in the blue shirt.
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    I took his statement to be about cruise speed,...

    I took his statement to be about cruise speed, which is faster with aft CG. Yes stall speed can be slower as well.
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    You sure about that?

    You sure about that?
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    I agree, Mooney, red brown may well be mid 80s.

    I agree, Mooney, red brown may well be mid 80s.
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    Sure picked on the only tree out there. That tree...

    Sure picked on the only tree out there. That tree won.
    Do they determine the plane was not flight worthy because there was no record of an annual, or because it did not fly more than a few miles?...
  21. Thread: Draco

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    So if Draco will be back with more power, I want...

  22. Thread: Draco

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    I did not think he would walk away from it. He is...

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    Looks like you will be at home all winter now,...

    Looks like you will be at home all winter now, except for when out playing on your new classic sled.
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    I wish a few weeks back on one of my B-17 rides I...

    I wish a few weeks back on one of my B-17 rides I wish I had my camera in hand when I had just gotten up front into the nose of the plane and onto the bombardiers seat to look out the nose and see we...
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    I recently worked the EAA's most recent B-17 tour...

    I recently worked the EAA's most recent B-17 tour which was just 16 miles from where 909 crashed. During the multi day ground tour there were many people who were at BDL at the time of the crash as...
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