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    Hey EAA if you’re reading this thread you are...

    Hey EAA if you’re reading this thread you are coming off as petty and hypocritical. SOS bro’s doesn’t interfere with family values any more than other activities that happen across the venue.
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    Although like Ron I’ve never used a morticing bit...

    Although like Ron I’ve never used a morticing bit on plywood IMO it should work just fine. I’d just use a backer board to prevent tear out on the backside.
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    As you indicated, there’s multiple ways to skin...

    As you indicated, there’s multiple ways to skin the cat. I typically use the drill the corners and jig saw the sides out method-fast and simple. Another method would be with a router but I’m...
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    Here’s mine right after painting: 8160 ...

    Here’s mine right after painting:
    8160

    Another one from OSH 2018:
    8161
  5. Lincoln Electric or Miller "Airshow" Special Offers?

    Does anyone know if Lincoln and/or Miller, in the past, had any kind of "Airshow" special offers on equipment at Sun-n-Fun or Oshkosh? Just planning ahead
  6. I would add that besides cost, that A. The folks...

    I would add that besides cost, that A. The folks putting this together probably have zero aeronautical background and only a Wikipedia understanding of flight and B. that 99.9 of the movie going...
  7. I have no problem with CGI— Avatar is a great...

    I have no problem with CGI— Avatar is a great example of taking the time to do it right. Generally Midway didn’t IMO, although there were some scenes I liked there were more that I didn’t. It...
  8. I saw it this past Monday -- didn't like it that...

    I saw it this past Monday -- didn't like it that much. I thought the CGI was way too video game-ish and the plot line too contrived in order to create "drama" instead of simply telling a great story....
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    . The problem is an IFR GPS has to meet the...

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    The problem is an IFR GPS has to meet the applicable TSOs (eg TSO non-WAAS c129 and WAAS c145) unlike the flight instruments you mentioned as non-TSO'd examples. Showing TSO compliance requires...
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    Is there a need for separate "builders log"...

    Is there a need for separate "builders log" forum? For those who are interested in the new site it's located here: https://eaabuilderslog.org
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    i’m 5’11” 180 so yeah it’s a shoulder thing. I...

    i’m 5’11” 180 so yeah it’s a shoulder thing. I learned to fly in a 152 so anything smaller for a side by side isn’t desirable. My RV-10 has spoiled me I suppose. I don’t mind a tight single seat...
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    Frank, I went on the Airdrome aircraft website...

    Frank,
    I went on the Airdrome aircraft website and it listed three 2-place aircraft: the Sopwith Schneider, Tabloid, and Baby, but no Nieuport 12. None of the data sheets for the Sopwiths listed...
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    Kyle, we spent a lot of time pouring over the...

    Kyle, we spent a lot of time pouring over the Piets at this year's Osh and talked at some length to William Wynne (Piet and Corvair engine guru) and I'm not concerned about the Aircamper's...
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    Nope. As I posted above, I have zero interest in...

    Nope. As I posted above, I have zero interest in taking over someone else's project and that includes a rebuild of an already flying aircraft. I will look into the Firestar and Buttercup to see if...
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    Mel, I appreciate the post and you need no...

    Mel, I appreciate the post and you need no introduction or bona fides as I frequent VAF. Unfortunately I’m not ready to pull the trigger on a project as I’m in the research phase and I don’t want a...
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    Next Project

    So Iím starting to look for my next project and would like yíalls advice. I want something fun to build and fly around the local area (no x/c capability necessary as my RV-10 handles that mission in...
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    Regs aside, this is something you might run past...

    Regs aside, this is something you might run past your DAR/inspector. For example, my FSDO inspector insisted on a whiskey compass even though I was “legal” by reg with my EFIS’s magnetometer. I...
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    A LODA is for a CFI to give instruction in their...

    A LODA is for a CFI to give instruction in their E-AB airplane and allows them to charge a rental fee for their plane. As just an E-AB owner you’d never be issued a LODA.
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    My bad on the wings — I meant to say folding not...

    My bad on the wings — I meant to say folding not removable. Unfortunately I personally don’t have any recommendations on a specific plane, but if there’s anyway you can get to either Sun-Fun or...
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    OK, lets start over then. It would be helpful to...

    OK, lets start over then. It would be helpful to know more so we can give you better advice. What's your mission and what characteristics/ performance specs are desirable? So far we have budget of...
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    Sure, but it depends on the make/model. Some of...

    Sure, but it depends on the make/model. Some of the designs, RV's for example, are only available in kit form and don't have a plans only option.
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    An RV-12 might work as well -- super easy...

    An RV-12 might work as well -- super easy construction, removable wings, plus the vast RV community which you already mentioned.
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    Both my wife and I own and ride Harley's and for...

    Both my wife and I own and ride Harley's and for us motorcycles and flying go hand -in-hand. There was an Indian dealer this year over near the fly-mart, but I've never seen Harley. Strikes me as...
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    Well canít speak to aircraft and tents as both of...

    Well canít speak to aircraft and tents as both of ours made it through the slog fest without issue, but my liver sure took a hit over the week.
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    We rode your tram! You do a great job!

    We rode your tram! You do a great job!
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