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    Dang, over 600 feet of tubing and I do not have...

    Dang, over 600 feet of tubing and I do not have material to make a design change to the rudder spar. Well that wont get done this weekend unless I make it in .028 wall since I still have a fair bit...
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    I am glad to see I am not the only cat post...

    I am glad to see I am not the only cat post around,
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    That was spring of 2013, our all black little barrel, I mean girl is at the bottom and was just starting her climb.
    To this date...
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    Well, not that I wanted too but it's out to...

    Well, not that I wanted too but it's out to pasture for it. Need to replace a growling wheel bearing in a car.
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    Ok, it's actually into the garage with it.
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    Interesting, I replaced one in the post above...

    Interesting, I replaced one in the post above that one cause it had disappeared. Now these have as well. These are loaded directly from my camera. I tend to wonder if somehow they are slaved from my...
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    I had not had a real grasp on how I wanted to...

    I had not had a real grasp on how I wanted to fabricate the inboard end of the outer control pedals. Overnight when I pretend to be sleeping I am generally designing parts or analyzing structures....
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    One thing I find interesting with all the solar...

    One thing I find interesting with all the solar farms being installed here in Vermont. If these things provide so damn much usable power in a state that averages about 60 clear sky days a year, why...
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    I truly doubt those numbers are even near being...

    I truly doubt those numbers are even near being truthful or verifiable.
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    Rodents, A few years ago my wife bought a bulk...

    Rodents, A few years ago my wife bought a bulk pack of Irish Spring soap. I found that to be curious. Well we put a bar or at least part of a bar of soap in each boat and car in the yard.
    No more...
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    The rendered pedal image a few posts above is not...

    The rendered pedal image a few posts above is not current, this one is. At least today :roll:
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    Little bits of pedal parts, The past week I have...

    Little bits of pedal parts, The past week I have spent some time doing detail drawings for the pedals. Got to the point of locking down the design and making parts. Here are a handful of bits that...
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    I find letting them start early on inspecting and...

    I find letting them start early on inspecting and protecting long before the plane will be in a hangar has it's value.
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    Inspecting here, I am surprised her brother shows no interest in...
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    Setup with a governor up on top, that is...

    Setup with a governor up on top, that is interesting.
  13. How many W. Virginia plane owners register their...

    How many W. Virginia plane owners register their planes in Delaware? I would.
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    Ahh, a Saga 12 with 50 round drum. Just got to...

    Ahh, a Saga 12 with 50 round drum. Just got to deal with the last 10 that may not cycle reliably.
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    Ahh but you had preflighted, other wise the door...

    Ahh but you had preflighted, other wise the door would not have been opened. But you more than likely and got distracted before finishing.

    Decades back a friend departed KHFD in his 182 bound for...
  16. Early 80's it was not that way at least in...

    Early 80's it was not that way at least in Daytona. I was there from late '79 till 83 without registering. I did buy two motorcycles there which I put Fla tags on but my car and a bike I brought down...
  17. Now that is something to watch out for.

    Now that is something to watch out for.
  18. Now that is an interesting way for the state to...

    Now that is an interesting way for the state to do business.
  19. With 97% of my purchases out of state taxes have...

    With 97% of my purchases out of state taxes have been paid in the past year or so since the laws changed. The larger tube order was done before that so I will be liable for some of this, But thank...
  20. Not sure of the details here in Vermont yet, but...

    Not sure of the details here in Vermont yet, but this past summer we had a Bahamian couple here for a few months. They rented some hangar space as well as living in a summer resort rental. Right...
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    I can just see the 100 car pileup in Pennsylvania...

    I can just see the 100 car pileup in Pennsylvania after the Gps was shut off for a few hours.
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    Yup, there are times flying with a 6 pack...

    Yup, there are times flying with a 6 pack warrants a 6 pack after the flight.
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    Even with a simple pivot you can get similar...

    Even with a simple pivot you can get similar travel to the Cessna system. Just that you have head banging pivots well down under the wing as mine will have.
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    I had forgotten they had a good flap system. Vic...

    I had forgotten they had a good flap system. Vic I consider what Gary is showing here a great guideline for you to study. The brackets and cove shape are pretty darn easy to fabricate.
    The brackets...
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    Personally I would model the flaps shape...

    Personally I would model the flaps shape following what Cessna has done as Vic is leaning to. Their sliding pivots are nice but in Vic's view not easily achieved in his build such that a simple pivot...
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