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  • Austin, Texas
  • Skybolt builder. Was a Skydiver. Pianist. Ex Cabinet Maker. A Brit.
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  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 4 on 05-18-2017 at 01:12 AM
    Smiz, do you have pics of the 4 throw-aways before you finally nailed it.. :D;)

  • Posted in thread: Where to get reamers ? on 05-13-2017 at 01:01 AM
    Sorry....I had to fix the typo in the thread title 'reemers', 'was driving me nutz..:)

  • Posted in thread: Where to get reamers ? on 05-12-2017 at 02:33 AM
    Mine were from here. Good stuff.

  • Posted in thread: Skybolt FS - 2015 build on 04-30-2017 at 04:40 AM
    In regard to the SD II in Reno that took a long time to sell, one of the things that detracted
    from a sale was the skittles paint scheme. If that airplane was painted like Dave Baxters it
    would have s...

  • Posted in thread: Start/Finish photo. How building aircraft ages you. on 04-22-2017 at 08:13 PM
    Let see the airplane, looks pretty good from what I can see. Sorry but would rather look at offense.Then scoot over to his build thread.:rolleyes:

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 04-19-2017 at 01:25 PM
    Smiz, the new guidelines say to dilute the glue with distilled water, apply it to the fabric,
    then NOT to wipe off the surplus. I think this is what Kiwi is getting at ref the finish. As
    for me, the o...

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 04-18-2017 at 12:34 AM
    All the stuff on the left are my panels!:eek::)You should have seen the pile of scrap i made
    after the cowl/english wheel work; enough to build 3 cowls easy.

  • Posted in thread: Beej's Fabric on 04-17-2017 at 04:19 PM
    Finished up last night putting the last tapes on the fuselage. Now ready for surplus glue
    removal with the big industrial rubber eraser, then one final pink check before brushing on the
    ekofill. T-dec...

  • Posted in thread: Steen Aerolab Wing rib kit on 04-15-2017 at 12:30 AM
    I got mine from Benny Davis.

  • Posted in thread: FS:4-Stage Turbine HVLP Spray System on 04-14-2017 at 01:45 PM
    2 reasons. I ended up acquiring an expensive spray gun for next to nothing, and it seems the
    location for spraying is already set up with a heavy duty compressor. So, circumstances

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