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    I do fabric covering for a living and have a box...

    I do fabric covering for a living and have a box full of fabric and paint samples I collected over the years. Without exception, all paints that we're not designed to go on fabric turned hard and...
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    I have received the code, but now Solidworks...

    I have received the code, but now Solidworks wants a serial number before I can download.
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    I just did all that and it tells me that key I...

    I just did all that and it tells me that key I was emailed is invalid. Now what?

    Seriously, EAA, if you're going to offer this, can you please make it a little easier to access? Like a big button...
  4. Thread: Vinyl Stripes

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    Ancient thread, I know. But has anyone tried...

    Ancient thread, I know. But has anyone tried using vinyl wrap/decals/stripes over fabric surfaces? How well would it conform to rib stitches and other lumps and bumps on a typical aircraft wing. I'm...
  5. I would not pay too much attention to the results...

    I would not pay too much attention to the results of the punch test. And, incidentally, neither does the FAA. It's not any kind of "approved" test. Old cotton fails suddenly. I recovered a Great...
  6. Thread: MZ201/202 engine

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    Five bolts hold on the reduction drive, Tony, I...

    Five bolts hold on the reduction drive, Tony, I just checked.
  7. If you're going to drill out the elongated hole...

    If you're going to drill out the elongated hole use a piece of tubing as a bushing, make it a few thousands shorter than the diameter of the tube you're putting it in. The very slight amount of...
  8. Thread: MZ201/202 engine

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    The 201 and 202 are the same engine except for...

    The 201 and 202 are the same engine except for the accessories; the 202 uses twin carbs, fan cooling and gearbox, otherwise it's identical. This is basically a 202 with a specially made belt drive...
  9. Thread: MZ201/202 engine

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    MZ201/202 engine

    MZ201/202 • $3,200 • By Compact Radial Engines.

    60-62 hp, with special factory belt reduction; Gates Polychain belt - the lower power 201 version uses a multi-ribbed belt, this is designed...
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    Simply put a handle on the battery pack and...

    Simply put a handle on the battery pack and remove it. It's payload. Not part of the airplane. Sometimes the pig-headedness of the FAA is mindboggling.
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    That LODA again...

    The last time I heard anything from EAA or anyone about this http://www.eaa.org/news/2011/2011-06-03_loda.asp was in 2011. I would be interested in finding out if anyone here has first hand...
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    Some anxiety is NORMAL. You have been away from...

    Some anxiety is NORMAL. You have been away from it for a long time, you doubt your abilities. It will all come back. A certain amount of anxiety can be healthy and keep you focused and on your toes....
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    You would not be carrying persons or property for...

    You would not be carrying persons or property for hire. The pilot RENTS the airplane. Nothing more. That clause seems not apply. Of course you cannot use it to fly people around for hire. Different...
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    Can anyone point me to the appropriate FARs?

    Can anyone point me to the appropriate FARs?
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    Renting out homebuilts?

    Hypothetical question: can an amateur built experimental be legally rented out for money? (Let's assume it gets 100 hour inspections.)
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