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  • boring
  • My mom's basement in flyover country
  • built and flew a Pitts, owned a Pitts S2-A
  • Drifter/Vagrant/Welder/Fabricator


  • Posted in thread: New competition for Boeing on 07-21-2017 at 03:37 AM
    The mechanical contraption look of the AN2 should not be infringed on.

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 07-21-2017 at 12:28 AM
    Ought to make a sticky section for the love birds. Save that repetition.

  • Posted in thread: Marquart Charger 2-seater for sale on 07-20-2017 at 02:15 PM
    5 to ten years of work for 21 large. Bargain. Probably 8 grand worth of streamline wires and

  • Posted in thread: Skyote Fittings Documentation Sheets/Package on 07-20-2017 at 02:20 AM
    In the late 80's and early 90's my brother cut all of his Skyote parts on a band saw. No head
    starts, just hours and hours of work. The end result is what matters. Good to see this stuff
    offered pre c...

  • Posted in thread: Violent tailwheel shimmy on 07-19-2017 at 07:43 PM
    I'm so old I don't buy treated lumber or extended warranties on anything. I buy my flying toys,
    not enough time left to build.

  • Posted in thread: Violent tailwheel shimmy on 07-19-2017 at 03:18 AM
    My IO540 Skybolt also had a bad case of tail wheel shimmy, neighbors said the wheel would
    actually spin all the way around! Anyway, I had the spring re-arched and a leaf added at the
    local spring shop...

  • Posted in thread: Aileron hinge material on 07-18-2017 at 11:40 PM
    Long before Stu got involved I used to buy lots of S1 parts. It was usually something I didn't
    like to make. Rudder and elev. hinges was one I could buy cheaper than I could make them. Lanny
    Swenson w...

  • Posted in thread: Spades To Borrow on 07-18-2017 at 03:00 PM
    Ha! spades. Thought you were a coal miner.

  • Posted in thread: Aileron hinge material on 07-18-2017 at 03:36 AM
    Aviats price will probably give you a heart murmur.

  • Posted in thread: CS vs Fixed Pitch Power on 07-17-2017 at 05:50 PM
    Airport elevation is about 1500' in Texas. How much do spades improve the roll rate? I must say
    the performance was severely lacking compared the military jets I've grown accustomed to :)
    Doesn't soun...