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08-05-2008

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06-15-2017 12:43 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Wheaton, IL
  • Building Skybolt
  • Retired

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Raymoeller's Build Thread on 07-01-2017 at 01:16 PM
    Ray, my offer to help with rib stitching is still good. Let me know if there's an opportunity
    to lend a hand.

  • Posted in thread: Biplane Forum Dinner OSH 2017 on 06-15-2017 at 12:28 PM
    26, 27 or 28

  • Posted in thread: Polyfiber Covering and Painting Skybolt Wings on 06-09-2017 at 04:20 PM
    Bulldog, neat idea. Can you post a few photos? Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Biplane Forum Dinner OSH 2017 on 06-09-2017 at 04:16 PM
    Count me in. I'll be there nights of 26, 27 and 28. Would really enjoy a forum get together.

  • Posted in thread: Raymoeller's Build Thread on 05-14-2017 at 02:49 PM
    Ray,That stitched wing looks great. Keep going and you'll be in the air this summer.

  • Posted in thread: Raymoeller's Build Thread on 04-23-2017 at 12:25 PM
    Looking good Ray! There was an excellent discussion elsewhere on the forum (maybe Eric's thread
    on covering) that talked about the historical need for cross bracing tapes. In short the
    structural load...

  • Posted in thread: Need some fabrication advice on 04-19-2017 at 12:55 PM
    More work to fix than starting over. Cold sloppy welds, especially on clusters. Who knows what
    damage done with the grinder. Agree with others who have made same comments.

  • Posted in thread: Skybolts in the Midwest on 04-19-2017 at 12:47 PM
    If you come to see Ray's project, you're welcome to stop at KARR to see my build as well.

  • Posted in thread: Steen Aerolab Wing rib kit on 04-18-2017 at 01:26 PM
    Eric,I fabricated my Skybolt hinges to plans with the exception of the short bushings welded to
    the outside of the channel. I have extra space on either side of the rod end just as you do. I
    eliminate...

  • Posted in thread: Polyfiber Covering and Painting Skybolt Wings on 02-28-2017 at 01:30 PM
    Eric, this thread has been an inspiration to all builders. Can't wait to see the new ones on
    final assembly and first flight. I have decided on Polytone based on your experiece. Thanks
    again.

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