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    Finally got it out by using a propane torch on...

    Finally got it out by using a propane torch on the rubber.
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    How to remove Lycoming conical engine mounts?

    Iím stripping down an old Lycoming O-320 case to send to the case shop and canít get out the conical rubber engine mounts. Any tips? I tried prying and pulling with pliers.
  3. For the record, this was an abandoned project I...

    For the record, this was an abandoned project I am trying to finish, so this was done by the previous builder. I'm trying to make it right :). The bolts that go through the bracket also go through...
  4. How to fix elongated bolt holes on steel fitting?

    My project plane (wooden plane) has a .063 steel bracket made of 4130 that mounts the horizontal stabilizer to the vertical fin. It's quite a complicated bracket and would be difficult to remake and...
  5. Removing corrosion from crankshaft prop flange....

    What's the best way to remove the corrosion from my O-320 prop flange? I will be removing the crank for overhaul. Can this area be grit blasted with crushed walnut shells or other media? Any...
  6. Best way to clean light rust off of steel gears?

    My experimental project has an O-320 that has been sitting for many years. My magneto drive gears (steel ones) have some light rust on them and I assume the other accessory gears probably have some...
  7. Thanks Wes, good info. Now what about the rod...

    Thanks Wes, good info. Now what about the rod ends, pulleys, and their bearings? Are they ok to reuse or do I need to pretty much replace all the ones I have access to?
  8. Need advice on finishing an abandoned project....

    I just bought a wood and fiberglass project plane (about 80% done). It is in good shape, but has been sitting in a workshop/hanger for 30 years. Some of the steel fittings and hardware have some...
  9. So if I use T-88, I can glue to a surface of...

    So if I use T-88, I can glue to a surface of cured epoxy varnish without losing strength?
  10. Does aircraft grade spruce warp over time and when should I varnish it?

    Let's say I can only build one fuselage side of my plane and it sits for a year...should I varnish it before I store it and then sand off the varnish in the areas to be glued when I'm ready to...
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    Question on glueing....

    Let's say I glue 2 pieces of wood together on my scratch built homebuilt using T-88. I lightly clamp the pieces and see the proper glue line squeeze out. Do I wipe the glue line with a rag (the...
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    Can you do multiple bends on that brake?....like...

    Can you do multiple bends on that brake?....like a joggle for a bell crank?
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    Question on bending metal on a brake...

    I need to bend many steel and aluminum fittings, brackets, bellcranks, ect. for a wooden plane project. The thickness is anywhere from .050 to .125. I am thinking about buying an inexpensive brake...
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    Will the swiveling blade tool work on small...

    Will the swiveling blade tool work on small holes?...like 3/16 inch in diameter?
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    Best way for deburring drilled holes?

    How do you remove burrs from holes drilled in steel and aluminum? I tried using a larger size drill bit and twisting it by hand but it seemed to countersink a little...
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    Reaming bolt holes

    Can someone explain the process of drilling undersize and then reaming a bolt hole? Is this done on wood AND metal?.....what exactly is a reamer?
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    What drill speeds for steel and aluminum?

    What are the recommended drill speeds for steel and aluminum? The holes are 1/4" or less and its .063 4130 steel and up to .125 aluminum. Also some 4130 tubing.
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    what do guys cut 4130 tubing with?

    I know a hacksaw will work but I don't how straight I can get it cutting free hand. Do power chop saws/cut-off wheels work or does the heat buildup alter the metal?
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    I think that's what the EAA tech advisors are for...

    I think that's what the EAA tech advisors are for :)
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    Thanks all! I guess I need to purchase a log...

    Thanks all! I guess I need to purchase a log book. My plans tell me I need to have the FAA come over and sign off the stabilizer before I cover it, but I have read the FAA doesn't do the "house...
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    requirements for build documentation....

    I am starting a scratch build wood airplane and wood like to know the required documentation to the FAA. Do I need a build-time logbook? Lot's of pictures?, ect? When does the FAA get involved in my...
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    Question on plywood skinning....

    I am starting a build on a wooden airplane and am building the horizontal stab first just to get a feel for the project. I know to do all my skinning in the summer when humidity is at it's highest to...
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    I was wondering the same thing......anybody have...

    I was wondering the same thing......anybody have one?
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    Do you ever use the belt sander over the...

    Do you ever use the belt sander over the disc?...what are the advantages of the belt?
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