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2007 Recap

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<DIV align=center>HAPPY NEW YEAR!

So what did you do accomplish in 2007? I'll start the ball rolling:

-started and finished the upper wing

-fine tuned all ailerons tofit [nightmare!]

-migrated to a hangar from my backyard shop

-set up the hangar the way I wanted it [more lights/built a second floor for storage]

-completed initial rigging

-finally lit up the torch todayand started practice welding

Goals for 2008

-go to Oshkosh

-have the fuselage on gear, acquire engine mount and install,all 4130 primed, and controls working

-plus whatever else I can afford/ fit in

-weld good enough to trust myself beyond tacking.

I once spent 2 years/40 hrs a week as a 17 year old brazing aluminium and brass with oxy/acet, so I am hoping that exposure to very tight unforgivingheat windows [aluminium]will stand me in good stead..we'll see..

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