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  • Austin, Texas
  • Skybolt builder. Was a Skydiver. Pianist. Ex Cabinet Maker. A Brit.
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  • Posted in thread: Tire Weight on 07-07-2015 at 02:33 AM
    The 15's are what I am using, low profile, used on the RV10's. Weight never occurred to
    me....nice to know tho!

  • Posted in thread: Tig Welding Showoff on 07-05-2015 at 12:14 AM
    Can is approx 0.010 thick at bottom where there is no stretch done. Sidewall is approx
    0.004That's due to current technology; soda cans back in the day were definitely thicker.

  • Posted in thread: I have an engine.... on 07-02-2015 at 11:35 PM
    Yeah I have not posted progress for a while. I have been busy on it, just not bothered to post,
    I need to get back into the habit...Engine is ready for first engine run. I now have a nosebowl
    from Smi...

  • Posted in thread: Loose Bolt Destroys Prop on 07-02-2015 at 09:45 PM
    Title Fixed.

  • Posted in thread: Loose Bolt Destroys Prop on 07-02-2015 at 01:16 PM
    I agree about the title change but I guess a moderator will need to do this. My attempt only
    changes the title on the initial post.Fixed

  • Posted in thread: Steen Aerolab Wing rib kit on 07-01-2015 at 04:27 PM
    Maybe someone can answer this: I am getting ready to build the top wing for my Skybolt, with
    all the wood up until now I have used T88.In the builders manual I read that it states for
    gluing the splic...

  • Posted in thread: Mac's Gee Bee on 06-29-2015 at 06:46 PM
    For some reason I can't edit my post #153?Posts are not editable after 3 days; just create an
    addendum post if too old to edit.

  • Posted in thread: Inverted Oil Problem on 06-15-2015 at 06:01 PM
    you are just running the breather straight in to the pipe without the reed valve,it will
    pressurize. The Vans site has some other info, but the parts are these.Yeah, you need a non
    return valve ther...

  • Posted in thread: T-88 to glue the Ply Leading Edges on 06-10-2015 at 03:53 AM
    I had no issues doing exactly the same scenario in the heat of Texas. Just make sure everything
    is 'ready', and you have marked the inside of the leading edges where the glue needs to go.
    Spatula spre...

  • Posted in thread: Do only softies ride scooters :-) on 06-07-2015 at 03:42 AM
    Guys. I have changed the F term to 'softie'. This is one of those forums I do not expect to see
    crap like that being used. Carry on.

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