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  • Skybolt builder. Was a Skydiver. Pianist. Ex Cabinet Maker. A Brit.
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  • Posted in thread: Solid Works on a MAC on 02-23-2017 at 07:13 PM
    Tis funny reading these posts...While I understand the jargon, since I am an IT guy, I am sure
    there are lots of our users thinking this may as well be in Chinese....:D:D

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 4 on 02-23-2017 at 12:00 AM
    Being in Texas, that tax subject depresses me, once my plane gets registered....

  • Posted in thread: About time! on 02-22-2017 at 02:40 PM
    I seem to remember issuing a warning to you about the effort involved in covering the ailerons
    a couple of years back. Not that I'm now all 'told you so' or anything -- I wouldn't even
    consider doing ...

  • Posted in thread: About time! on 02-22-2017 at 03:54 AM
    I think I have been covering these for about 7 weekends and many evenings :mad:Finalized them
    tonight. Ekofill primer next. Tail feathers and I-struts are done up to ekofill. Fuselage
    prepped for fabr...

  • Posted in thread: #3 running hotter than the rest on 02-21-2017 at 02:31 PM
    A quick fix is to shim the screw attaching the baffle to the cylinder with 2 x 1/16 thick
    washers, causing a gap for airflow...

  • Posted in thread: Beej's first engine run on 02-21-2017 at 02:13 PM
    That's nice!Was it a rebuild?Maybe a little KY jelly or something prior to installing would
    have prevented that tear. I know there is a lube out there.I just noticed this :0).The damaged
    O-ring was my...

  • Posted in thread: Lycoming engine mounts on 02-21-2017 at 01:09 AM
    ...As long as you don't end up with a conical mount engine you will probably be fine.Hey Neil,
    'Probably'? Why not 'definitely' be fine. Are there other gotchas?

  • Posted in thread: Need help identifying early radial engine wooden mold/pattern on 02-19-2017 at 02:50 AM
    Wasn't the Wright engine on the Lindbergh transatlantic flight?

  • Posted in thread: Steen Skybolt Canopy on 02-18-2017 at 02:08 AM
    I could be off base, but this could be McKensies firebolt canopy mechanism? Randy, care to

  • Posted in thread: Steen Skybolt Canopy on 02-16-2017 at 03:52 PM
    Pics from Tommyj's canopy: Pics from my
    canopy: cannot take current pics as I am
    tweaking t...

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