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  1. Thanks Frank , I'm waiting to hear some progress...

    Thanks Frank , I'm waiting to hear some progress on....hmmm does your plane have a name ?

    My first planes name is Miss Lucky Stars....
    Cause every time I fly her I'm thanking my lucky stars
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  2. Any thing wrong with cutting this here ? I...

    Any thing wrong with cutting this here ?

    I drew the black line first , I like the straight cut the red line is showing .

    Sealing it... Small piece of aluminum to overlap and a little bit of...
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    I just think it's amazing they built planes back...

    I just think it's amazing they built planes back then... I'd be lost without the internet.
    A lot of A&P's have kept me save.... That's why more people should be posting building progress.

    Gotta...
  4. more paper turned into aluminum Gotta Fly...

    more paper turned into aluminum

    Gotta Fly...
  5. here's the piece in place , still a rough fit ...

    here's the piece in place , still a rough fit

    Gotta Fly...
  6. funny bends took funny brake pieces

    funny bends took funny brake pieces
  7. Bridged

    I've got the back wall cleco'ed to each side , still more to go

    Gotta Fly...
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    I'm 65, retired, and living on a social security...

    I'm 65, retired, and living on a social security check. So this project is a huge financial risk...

    Only two things you need to fly

    AIRSPEED & MONEY
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    Gotta Fly...

    Stitts is my choice...
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    with a little Molding....use the head ...make a...

    with a little Molding....use the head ...make a mold of it .epoxy it on the odd bolt ...passes the eye

    better yet ...

    Warm the bolt ... push it into wax....for the mold ....remove.

    Use "High...
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    What type of plane ? I have mine at the Wings...

    What type of plane ?

    I have mine at the Wings Forum ...

    I can make the builder a moderator of their log so they can edit it as needed .

    This is my log...Click my signature

    Gotta Fly...
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    It sounds like fun ... Myself , I delivered a...

    It sounds like fun ...

    Myself , I delivered a couple water balloons last Summer ...bad wind drift !

    Once I watched guys drop tennis balls and people with a fishing nets tried to catch it as a...
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    Yeah , knot sure why you're trying to match the...

    Yeah , knot sure why you're trying to match the head of the bolt ...

    Write to the ARMY or NAVY (A/N) to sea if they can give you a revision number to update your hardware .
    Gotta cross those...
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    Something Overlooked

    Yes my TIG has Pulse , and Sequencer ... and I can use a Momentary switch instead of a foot pedal when I like.
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    But the Welders don't have PRE_HEATERS
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    I back up.... My Sequencer can be...
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    Building gives you time to lose weight , My goal...

    Building gives you time to lose weight ,
    My goal was 24 lbs. , because of the extra weight my 0-235 L2C had over the 0-200
    I lost a little more , and its probably better for my health .

    Most...
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    I tack with MIG...weld with TIG.... my TIG also...

    I tack with MIG...weld with TIG.... my TIG also burns 7018

    50 years welding experience

    Wouldn't get caught in a welder debate

    Gotta Fly...
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    That should Fire you up Frank.... Gotta Fly......

    That should Fire you up Frank....
    Gotta Fly...
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    PS I watched the video , I pictured you different than you looked. Now get a Haircut...
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    Good Choice... One thing to also consider... a...

    Good Choice...
    One thing to also consider... a re-build... Something flying that could use a good going over.
    That will be my thoughts after I finish my second plane ( Kolb Firestar II and Wittman...
  18. progress, Gotta Fly...

    progress,

    Gotta Fly...
  19. I'm trying to baffle the Lycoming , but I baffled...

    I'm trying to baffle the Lycoming , but I baffled YOU... Ha !

    Its getting closer ...Now I have 4 pieces ...front , sides and rear area ,
    I need to connect them and seal the plenum area , it's...
  20. Back to work

    Back to work
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    I have a private... also tailwheel endorsement ...

    I have a private... also tailwheel endorsement

    Just got my basic flight review in a Cessna 150....

    I fly my Experimental that fits LSA...So I don't need a medical...Just my drivers lic.
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    . Winter is coming...Always a good time to FIND...

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    Winter is coming...Always a good time to FIND time to work on it.
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    After flying my first plane for a while...I missed the building process.

    This will help you fill that desire...
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    I'm...
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    Whelp, this last Saturday I had an engine out and...

    Whelp, this last Saturday I had an engine out and had to put my little Babette into the trees.
    HOLY COW Frank,
    I just heard about this .
    Glad your alright , Sad the plane isn't
    And like others...
  24. My Grandson was out with me... He said it...

    My Grandson was out with me... He said it wouldn't get off the ground !!!
    Well, he was surprised...

    He's only 5 yrs old... He's never seen any of my planes fly.

    After I took off , I circled...
  25. Time Out

    Taking advantage of some good weather .
    I got it ready last October after it SAT for 6 yrs , but Winter hit early ...
    plus I needed a Bi-annual revenue , registration and insurance.
    Got it all...
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