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  • Skybolt builder. Was a Skydiver. Pianist. Ex Cabinet Maker. A Brit.
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  • Posted in thread: Letter of Love from EAA's Young Eagles on 02-03-2016 at 04:12 AM
    It was never a problem but in the last couple years it seems that they are cracking down. I
    can't find the source but there must have been someone complaining. My impression is that it
    started in Cali...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 4 on 02-01-2016 at 03:07 PM
    I came up with a rigid solution; carbon fiber strut, with a ball on the end, that locks into
    the t-deck. This allows the canopy to not flip back from a wind gust. Yours is a lot lighter
    tho :0)

  • Posted in thread: William Gibson on 01-30-2016 at 09:56 PM
    Good post.

  • Posted in thread: Mating Wings to Fuselage on 01-27-2016 at 11:57 PM
    Me too. Jim, maybe you clicked the Quote button instead of the Reply button?

  • Posted in thread: Gentleman start your engines ! Question on starter switches. on 01-26-2016 at 06:16 AM
    Switch guards...

  • Posted in thread: Who is Kitting Biplanes These Days? on 01-26-2016 at 03:12 AM

  • Posted in thread: Airtech Paint on 01-25-2016 at 02:31 AM
    I need to rephrase; does Airtech provide ONE paint that covers both material types?

  • Posted in thread: Airtech Paint on 01-25-2016 at 01:56 AM
    Does the Airtech top coat paint cover both fabric and paint?

  • Posted in thread: New Steen Skybolt owner! on 01-24-2016 at 09:58 PM
    Neil, I've heard it both ways so far, the only limit on nylocks is 250F. It would make sense to
    use all metal up front, but I really dislike swapping bolts out on the engine mounts.... Some
    DAR's will...

  • Posted in thread: Bonding aluminum to aluminum with T-88 ? on 01-22-2016 at 06:14 PM
    I'd use solid rivets. How? Easy, just provide an access hole behind the ones that will show
    such that you can squeeze or buck each rivet. The access holes won't show because they'll be
    behind the rais...

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December 21, 2015  •  08:18 PM
I' ve got them for $85,ea plus shipping. Let me know.