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    Shoulder harnesses were pretty much standard...

    Shoulder harnesses were pretty much standard equipment by 1918.
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    Yes, on special order. Do not have any in stock...

    Yes, on special order. Do not have any in stock currently.
  3. Annealing aluminum is easily accomplished in the...

    Annealing aluminum is easily accomplished in the home shop. Steel is more difficult to do correctly, temperature, duration at annealing temp, and rate of cool down need to be controlled. So a decent...
  4. 3T when bent parallel to the grain, 1T when bent...

    3T when bent parallel to the grain, 1T when bent 90 degrees to the grain. This is for normalized (N) 4130, annealed (A) 4130 can be bent to 1T regardless of grain direction. Annealed used to be...
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    Aircraft have been using steel on steel hinges...

    Aircraft have been using steel on steel hinges since the Wrights built planes in 1903. Like engines, a little bit of oil now an then keeps things running smooth!
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    If your using Google Chrome add this extension....

    If your using Google Chrome add this extension. Makes the old Photobucket pictures visible again with out paying.
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  7. The Air Force Museun has a Curtiss P6E Hawk on...

    The Air Force Museun has a Curtiss P6E Hawk on display, and I think the Smithsonian has a couple of 30's Curtiss planes, either on display, or in storage. A request, if presented properly , and being...
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    OK, let me try this from Google Photos. It is a...

    OK, let me try this from Google Photos. It is a 1917 Rotherham air pump I restored for a Sopwith Camel replica.

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/mRybVQRHUxAGCp2u2
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    Yep, they are holding all my pictures hostage...

    Yep, they are holding all my pictures hostage until I pay up. Looking for another imaging site, any recommendations?
  10. Great plane, but a big project, good luck!...

    Great plane, but a big project, good luck! Contact the Curtiss museum in Hammondsport NY, they probably do not have the information, but may have some leads on where to find it, original Curtiss...
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    http://www.buchananspokes.com Motorcycle wheel...

    http://www.buchananspokes.com

    Motorcycle wheel spoke nipples.
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    I like this, Thank you. Purchased a flying Baby...

    I like this, Thank you. Purchased a flying Baby Great Lakes that has had several changes over the years and the weight and balance has never been updated. This will help.
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    Exactly! Why can't it be a PDF file I can...

    Exactly! Why can't it be a PDF file I can download and print. Right now it is useless to me.
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    Weight and Balance form

    Just tried searching the EAA site for a downloadable weight and balance form with no luck. Would think they would have that easily available. Anyone here on the forum know where to get a blank form?
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    Try contacting the Glenn Curtiss Museum. ...

    Try contacting the Glenn Curtiss Museum.

    https://www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org/contact.php
  16. Thread: Using Surfaces

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    Thanks for posting this.

    Thanks for posting this.
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    I have a life size owl decoy with a bobble head....

    I have a life size owl decoy with a bobble head. Slightest breeze and the head moves. I have had no bird problems in the 20 years I have had it, 5 of those years were in a open hangar. I move him...
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    Made a test rig to calibrate them. They are...

    Made a test rig to calibrate them. They are working replica's and also accurate. They are going on flying aircraft.

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    Part layout ...

    Part layout


    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j6/ulpilot303/Restorations/Anemometer/20151208_1022431_zpscfi0wbgg.jpg

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    Latest project out of my shop. Brand new build...

    Latest project out of my shop. Brand new build Replica 1917 Willem Morell airspeedindicators. These were used on most WWI German aircraft from 1916 on.There were basically two types, low speed for 2...
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    How does one find out if a repairman certificate...

    How does one find out if a repairman certificate as been issued for a particular homebuilt? The original builder of mine is deceased, and I am the 3rd owner.
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    Thanks, I need to find the time to post about my...

    Thanks, I need to find the time to post about my latest project.
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    Hi Paul, I found a really good flux, name is...

    Hi Paul,

    I found a really good flux, name is "Ruby Fluid". Bought it from McMaster Carr. Standard tin/lead solder, though lead solder is getting rare here in the states. Did find a few pounds at...
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    Been so busy I forgot to update this thread,...

    Been so busy I forgot to update this thread, sorry for the delay.


    Fuel Gauges have been finished and shipped,. Here are a couple of shots ,

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    There are builders, collectors and restorers all...

    There are builders, collectors and restorers all over that need/want things like this, very small market.
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