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    Andy: I've heard back from my friend. He's...

    Andy: I've heard back from my friend. He's thinking hard about doing a Hart. Will let him know that you are quite interested.
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    F-16 XL-1 was done in the same manner, but with a...

    F-16 XL-1 was done in the same manner, but with a full copy of the upper fuselage, including air refuel door and alignment stripes, as well as a vertical fin when she was repainted in the 4 tone gray...
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    Will drop him a note this afternoon, Andy....

    Will drop him a note this afternoon, Andy. Depending on what's going on in his world, it may be as much as a month before I hear back from him. I've been doing some research for him off and on over...
  4. Carl....Random thought here..could the mag output...

    Carl....Random thought here..could the mag output order numbering be an event order rather than firing order? The Eismann mags for the O-435 are that way and it catches people at times...
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    John: Best suggestion I can make is hop over here...

    John: Best suggestion I can make is hop over here and join the forum....

    https://www.pietenpols.org/
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    John: Now that I'm on a big monitor, the first...

    John: Now that I'm on a big monitor, the first photo shows a split tube with the fitting and caps all welded in. You can see the weld bead at the edge of the full section of the tube. The other two...
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    That’s not squeezed. The tube was split and a...

    That’s not squeezed. The tube was split and a plate inserted into the split. There were two ways to finish it out. One was trim and form the side of the split to the insert and then weld. The other...
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    Ron: I would agree with staying with the -5's for...

    Ron: I would agree with staying with the -5's for the 1/8" cable. Something I noticed, either in the spec or one of the two amendments, was a notice to not use any of certain barrels made prior to a...
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    Something else to consider, is that some of those...

    Something else to consider, is that some of those "free" or low cost plans sets are of very outdated versions. There are also plans out there that are outright pirated copies. The best bet is...
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    Ron: Just want to make sure that each assembly...

    Ron: Just want to make sure that each assembly you specify has one end that is left threaded and one that is right threaded. Only place you need to be super careful is if you were using the same...
  11. LOL...I'm buried with my own restoration...

    LOL...I'm buried with my own restoration projects. Have no need to take on anything more for the next several years.
  12. Marian: There isn't enough info on that drawing...

    Marian: There isn't enough info on that drawing to produce what you are looking for. If I remember correctly, some of his early designs only had full or partial scale templates with few if any...
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    Andy, I ran across some info in a email that...

    Andy, I ran across some info in a email that might interest you. I have an acquaintance that has been working off and on, on the drawings for a Hart replica. Don't know the size, or current status,...
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    One of the chapters I used to be active in, met...

    One of the chapters I used to be active in, met at a small restaurant on an airport. We'd put all our old mags on a shelf at the front entrance with a sign that they were free to anyone.
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    Andy: Might pop over to Theaerdrome.com and the...

    Andy: Might pop over to Theaerdrome.com and the Replica Aircraft forum. Some of the guys there might know if one has ever been done, or if someone has done any work on designing one.
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    Even more fun with a 4 or 5 ship ferry cell with...

    Even more fun with a 4 or 5 ship ferry cell with an interval takeoff going at 4 am during the week! :cool:
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    Cap: There isn't a shop out there that will let...

    Cap: There isn't a shop out there that will let outside files of any type be loaded onto their machines. When a file for a job comes in, it's loaded on an isolated machine and a CAD guy runs a...
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    To be economical, the shop would have to have...

    To be economical, the shop would have to have both a CNC laser and a CNC punch. At this point you are talking about a shop with a couple of million bucks tied up in tools and a minimum shop rate of...
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    Thanks Elayna. Over the past several years,...

    Thanks Elayna. Over the past several years, posting the announcements has been one to several days after the event and it's frustrating to those of us that can't attend.
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    Awards...

    Anyone have the list of awards yet? Seems like they could be posted right after the close of things on Saturday night, but they don't appear to do so until late on Sunday.
  21. Paul: I was able to make it huge on my...

    Paul: I was able to make it huge on my system...If you look to the right of the 1/48 bar at the bottom of the screen, there is a -/+ bar.....that's the zoom for it. At the far right is the...
  22. The capsule flown this morning was NS-4, the...

    The capsule flown this morning was NS-4, the first one equipped for human flight. I would suspect that an earlier one was at the show.
  23. Your PTO looking fitting is actually the starter...

    Your PTO looking fitting is actually the starter coupling.
  24. OD only has pup trailers and if I remember...

    OD only has pup trailers and if I remember correctly, they are less than 28’ internal length.
  25. Load the fuselage tail first on a trailer and...

    Load the fuselage tail first on a trailer and then a rack to hold the wing flat overhead. Set the rack to have the trailing end tip flush at the trailer tail. Don't wrap or tarp the wing. I did this...
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