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  • Skybolt builder. Was a Skydiver. Pianist. Ex Cabinet Maker. A Brit.
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  • Posted in thread: Oshkosh on 07-21-2017 at 09:42 PM
    Yeah, you guys need to make a bigger group picture than this one from 2 years ago....that would
    be awesome. I can't make it this year (I am 2nd from the left, next to Don Adamson, I think
    Smizo is 3rd...

  • Posted in thread: Gas welding the big stuff on 07-19-2017 at 01:32 AM
    Ya need a buddy with a second rosebud torch for that...

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 07-18-2017 at 01:39 PM
    Beej,I seem to remember when I visited your hangar a few years ago that the wings were already
    covered? Maybe I'm mis-remembering.Definitely. :)You might have seen me covering the rudder,
    which was 5 ...

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 07-18-2017 at 03:08 AM
    Here ya go.

  • Posted in thread: Got another J-3 :-) Sold the model 12 :-( on 07-17-2017 at 03:07 PM
    I guess since you posted this thread under Classifieds, you are selling the cub....

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 07-17-2017 at 01:01 AM
    Newsflash: Lower wings are done! Top wing to go, everything else is covered.

  • Posted in thread: Compression ribs? on 07-17-2017 at 12:44 AM
    Taff, I recall your thread about curved needles. In fact, I was dreading the process because of
    your But, for me, one curved needle that was easily bendable on the fly (weldind
    rod), and o...

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-16-2017 at 11:27 PM
    Tried any snaps yet?Read his post again...;)

  • Posted in thread: Compression ribs? on 07-16-2017 at 11:12 PM
    This is a Skybolt, not a Pitts, as such, it has as an extra flying wire going to the rear spar.
    Hundreds have been built as per plans, and are not falling out of the sky.Or, you could just
    bend a weld...

  • Posted in thread: Compression ribs? on 07-16-2017 at 05:16 AM
    Aren't you talking about not following the plans in this thread? :DBingo.I just finished last
    week stitching my lower wings, the compression ribs were a total non event, with one curved
    needle made fr...

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