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Flying Naked by [email protected]
Not me! The aircraft. My homebuilt is two years old, never painted, and water spots are showing that won't wash off. I think they are very mild corrosion from desert alkali or something. Anyway, I prefer no paint, but not fancy polish or anything. What would you guys recommend. thanks, tom
January 10th 07 05:37 AM
by Drew Dalgleish Go to last post
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Cansdale wingtips ??? by Tri-Pacer
A buddy of mine has found a pair of Cansdale STC'd droop wingtips for his Cherokee. I can find NO information on an STC under the name Cansdale. Has anyone heard of these? Has the STC been sold perhaps? Any information would be appreciated. I would like to install these for my pal, but would...
January 9th 07 11:42 PM
by Tri-Pacer Go to last post
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Chelton's Direct-To division belly up. by Gig 601XL Builder
Somebody in the group was asking about Chelton the other day. This story ran recently on AvWeb. Direct-To Avionics has reportedly ceased operations as of late last month, leaving potentially dozens of kitbuilders without equipment or immediate support for experimental versions of the Chelton...
January 8th 07 11:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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TRANSPONDER by LJ Blodgett
I need a Narco Transponder,50A,150 or one that will work in it's place. LJ
January 8th 07 07:50 PM
by LJ Blodgett Go to last post
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Building a new "Mighty Grape" by [email protected]
Since many aircraft owners have asked me about building our mogas fuel truck (which we called "The Mighty Grape" because of its horrible purple color) I thought I'd post my experiences with bringing our new "Grape" -- a '95 Toyota T100 -- to life. The Mighty Grape -- subject of magazine articles...
January 8th 07 07:06 PM
by Rich S. Go to last post
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Hummelbird PLans For Sale by StanKap
Guys, I bought a set of plans back in 2003 from a guy in Canada, I paid $150 for them, the plans consist of 11x17" prints, and a construction manual. I am currently wokring on an aircraft of my own design because I rebuilt a GEO metro 1.0L 3 cylinder engine and It won't fit in the...
January 8th 07 03:52 AM
by StanKap Go to last post
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Looking For VP-2 Plans by [email protected]
Greetings- I'm looking for a set of VP-2 plans. Anyone have a pristine set they're willing to part with for a reasonable price? -David
January 8th 07 03:23 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cygnet by J.Kahn
Any Cygnet builders monitoring the group? Please drop an Email. JohnK
January 7th 07 09:43 PM
by J.Kahn Go to last post
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F18 Hornet Pics -Royalty Free Images and free image hosting - members wanted please by Jpgs.com.au
Hi, I have started up a website where you can use my images for personal or commercial use completely free of charge. I have some photos of an f-18 hornet doing a dump and burn If you are a budding photograher you can upload you own photos and make reference to your own site and portfolio, Its a...
January 7th 07 02:28 AM
by Jpgs.com.au Go to last post
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Good news for scratch builders of metal airplanes - Home Depot rents bending brakes by flybynightkarmarepair
If you're building in aluminum from scratch, one of the most intractable problems is the need for an 8 ft bending brake for most designs. A good one, even used, is about $1000, and at least half that many pounds, although there are alternatives that weigh...
January 6th 07 05:22 PM
by Lou Go to last post
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Bob R email address by Jim Stockton
From: "BobR" Subject: removing old, dried, masking tape Date: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 7:39 PM I have tried both Acetone and MEK in the past and eventually was able to get the tape off but neither worked half as well as the Goo-B-Gone. Both can also be destructive...
January 4th 07 07:24 PM
by BobR Go to last post
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removing old, dried, masking tape by Michael Horowitz
Someone used masking tape many years ago to cover some screwheads on my leading edge. Pulling it off only gives me strips of masking tape. Any suggestions on how to remove this stuff? - Mike
January 4th 07 06:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What would you call this tool? Bolt drill guide? by Michael Horowitz
Some years ago, I watched an A&P drill a shank so it would accept a cotter pin. Was a metal block into which various sized bolt could be screwn into, each with a hole perpendicular to the shaft that would guide a drill bit. Anyone know what this might be called? - Mike
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January 4th 07 02:31 PM
by Dan Go to last post
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JM-2 plans? by Capt.Doug
I understand that the little yellow race plane on the wall at EAA's museum was a homebuilt with plans offered. Anyone know if plans can still be obtained? How come the design wasn't copied by other racers? D.
January 4th 07 03:17 AM
by Capt.Doug Go to last post
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Nippondenso Alternator Wiring by CW Crane
I have a 35 A. ND alternator. There is a stud marked "B" for the battery and a three wire plug marked "E", "F",and "N". The "F" wire I am sure is the field but how are the other two wires used in the original automotive application?
January 4th 07 03:05 AM
by Jerry Springer Go to last post
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Aircraft Spruce and their comma delimited order form by Michael Horowitz
Spruce gives the option of my providing quantity and partno. in comma delimited format when ordering. When ordering tubing, "2,03-02400-5" correctly translates into two 5' lengths of 03-02400. However, the same logic doesn't seem to translate for spar stock: 02-123-8 didn't translate into an...
January 4th 07 02:37 AM
by [email protected]{no_spam}x.net Go to last post
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STC for Cessna 140 by Chris
Does anyone know if an stc exists for float attachments for a 1946 Cessna 140?
January 4th 07 01:40 AM
by Scott Go to last post
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ION aircraft being built at ANE by Montblack
I always have fun when I bop in and talk with Steve, of ION aircraft. He's bursting with enthusiasm, ...and airplane knowledge (history AND engineering). He walked up to me at one of our EAA Chapter meetings and said, "Are you Montblack?" http://www.ionaircraft.com/ Check out the links. He's...
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January 4th 07 12:41 AM
by Dave Go to last post
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Zink Chromate Paste by Michael Horowitz
Duralac Zinc Chromate Paste doesn't appear in the Spruce or Wick catalog, apparently for health reasons. I do see it mentioned for sale by marine stores. Has anyone using an acceptable substitute, easier to locate? - MIke
January 3rd 07 02:57 PM
by Stealth Pilot Go to last post
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aluminum rib, aluminum spar, holes drilled but screws broken off by jls
I'm rebuilding a Super Cub wing and the flanges on the ribs and the spar caps have been drilled perfectly so the #4 steel screws go right in, that is, if a screw has not been broken off. In which case I have the option of redrilling and turning the spars into Swiss cheese and losing ac43-13 edge...
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January 3rd 07 09:06 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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