Last Activity:05-29-2016 4:46 PM
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Posted in thread: Ripping little tiny pieces of spruce on 05-29-2016 at 03:08 PM
True enough but I like to minimize the sanding required by setting the ribs as accurately as
possible. For that reason the variable of the tapered shims is not very appealing to me.
Posted in thread: Ripping little tiny pieces of spruce on 05-29-2016 at 01:27 PM
One point to think about is rib positioning on the spar. You want to have them all set the same
so the LE is straight. If the ribs had a lot of clearance the wedges could bias the rib forward
and aft ...
Posted in thread: My M-12 on 05-28-2016 at 04:26 PM
......I chose to not give the data to Cartesian for cutting the tubes........I thought that
might be the case right after I posted. Again, when I am cutting and fitting tubes for a one
off build, I us...
Posted in thread: My M-12 on 05-28-2016 at 12:45 PM
I did two fuselages using the milling machine and a shop-made fixture. Slow and a PITA on some
cuts but the fits were near-perfect and the welding was very easy with almost most no
Posted in thread: Pitts stuck elevator! on 05-27-2016 at 07:32 PM
It is amazing to me that stuff in the tail will find that same spot so often. Another
pre-flight item added -- check that all small parts are secure in the cockpit, nothing
missing.Did you find the sc...
Posted in thread: My M-12 on 05-27-2016 at 06:06 PM
I could do that but I really need a two-place airplane first. Still looking.....
Posted in thread: State Use Tax on 05-27-2016 at 06:05 PM
I love the idea of a sales tax cap, I'd hate the yearly property tax on an airplane. In Florida
they get property tax for real estate but not on airplanes, cars, boats, etc. And no state
Posted in thread: My M-12 on 05-27-2016 at 01:59 PM
Says the guy with an airplane as his avatar.... From a guy with a plane as his avatar. ;)Who
would want see see my face every time I posted?? I think everyone here would rather see
something like this...
Posted in thread: State Use Tax on 05-27-2016 at 12:28 PM
That tax in Florida is a one-time sales tax, correct? I have never heard of any sort of annual
tax on airplanes here.
Posted in thread: My M-12 on 05-27-2016 at 12:22 PM
That's really cool Kevin. Mine will never have that kind of history or make that many parts.