Last Activity:10-06-2015 3:28 AM
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Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 4 on 10-04-2015 at 07:45 PM
Smizo's pug? :D
Posted in thread: Covering The Top Wing on 09-24-2015 at 01:37 AM
Bruce, may I loan the rotating jigs when you are done?:)
Posted in thread: Streamline Slave Strut & Aileron bell crank on 09-22-2015 at 01:11 PM
If you didn't have any real issues with the old ones I'd stay with the streamline tube. You
don't really need more drag.....Around 8 to 9 times more drag. :eek:
Posted in thread: Opinions on 3-Piece Wing vs. 1-Piece on 09-22-2015 at 02:05 AM
,,,,But I'll add one last thought...if it was me building a Skybolt...I'd build one just like
the late great Chopmo...Chopmo's Skybolt S was pretty light at 1122, and that was with a metal
prop and re...
Posted in thread: Opinions on 3-Piece Wing vs. 1-Piece on 09-21-2015 at 07:11 PM
I think you will hit 1200+ with an angle valve IO-360. I am building the same specs and I am
Posted in thread: Opinions on 3-Piece Wing vs. 1-Piece on 09-21-2015 at 06:40 PM
Probably the biggest benefit of the 3-piece is the weight increase. A 1250lb aircraft, myself,
and an adult passenger doesn't leave much left for fuel. Is 1250 a good number for a 200hp
Skybolt, or sh...
Posted in thread: Opinions on 3-Piece Wing vs. 1-Piece on 09-21-2015 at 06:18 PM
The one piece wing can be built in 2 halves then mated as a last process step. I did mine that
Posted in thread: Drilling 4130 on 09-17-2015 at 09:51 PM
Here ya go, Brad: have a spare one you can have, if you feel like visiting my project.
Posted in thread: They come in all sizes on 09-17-2015 at 05:26 AM
Thanks for posting this! I saw this plane at Oshkosh in 2005 or 2006. This is one of the best
Skybolt examples I have ever laid eyes on. Beautiful plane. I often wondered where it was
nowadays. Now I ...
Posted in thread: Fasteners; for firewall and fuselage on 09-16-2015 at 12:40 PM
.... It's not like the holes in the panel need to be interference fits on the
fasteners........Ditto. I made all my sheet holes slightly oversize so the panels float a