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    I guess you can't remove the tank ? This was the...

    I guess you can't remove the tank ?
    This was the only way the coins would work... By tumbling them around in the tank.
    Turning the tank over and shaking until the coins were out.

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    Sounds like...
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    Can you put a roll (or more) of Quarters in it...

    Can you put a roll (or more) of Quarters in it and move it around with fluid...

    Or Nickels.....( nothing that might spark )

    Count them when your done.

    Gotta Fly...
  3. Very nice workmanship AND Log

    the only thing that I could think of was "How would I handle /store / move a wing THAT big ...one piece .
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    Nice to see good building logs .
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    Gotta Fly...
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    are you asking about the welder or the torch ? ...

    are you asking about the welder or the torch ?

    and are you asking if Hobart makes eastwood ?

    can you weld ?
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    Have you seen any of the utube videos by Savvy...

    Have you seen any of the utube videos by Savvy Aviation ???
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    The guy has a lot of good info....several videos...

    Gotta Fly...
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  6. I got it sealed up with Chaffing material and a...

    I got it sealed up with Chaffing material and a layer of Wool
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    Gotta Fly...

    http://www.wingsforum.com/download/file.php?id=9230&t=1 http://www.wingsforum.com/download/file.php?id=9229&t=1
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  7. Plenum Cover

    . The scars on the aluminum were hidden with some engine turning .
    http://www.wingsforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=320&t=18465&start=75
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    Gotta Fly...
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    Just like your print sample... I bent my...

    Just like your print sample...
    I bent my Longerons where I could , it's just stronger than separate tubes welded.
    I have the proper tube bender dies...
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    Gotta Fly...

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    I don't register mine every year ... They try to...

    I don't register mine every year ...
    They try to hit me with a late fee...
    several notices ...and costing more .

    Finally I have to call them to tell them I'm not flying it ...
    When I do...I'll...
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    This program for coping the tubes , has been...

    This program for coping the tubes , has been handy.... you type in the size's of the tubes...

    and copy the pattern.... cut it out and wrap it around the tube after you cut it to length....
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    I have a Fuselage log ...Maybe there's something...

    I have a Fuselage log ...Maybe there's something you could use ?

    http://www.wingsforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=320&t=18033&sid=8b66d45d48231f7d78a1f32a0dfeb32d
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  12. I'm building my second plane... First thing...

    I'm building my second plane...

    First thing "I" build are the Wings...

    They can be put out of the way easy... Can't be said for the fuselage.

    It's like the elephant in the room , go...
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    . Look at Fisher aircraft...( 30 day airplane ) ...

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    Look at Fisher aircraft...( 30 day airplane ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B6FLC1JiV0
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    https://fisherflying.com/

    They have a lot of different planes to choose from.
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    Gotta Fly...
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    Here's a simple jig. There are 3 shapes to my...

    Here's a simple jig.

    There are 3 shapes to my Buttercup wing.
    3/4 rib , Full rib , and the Root rib.
    This ONE jig makes all three.

    http://www.wingsforum.com/viewtopic....350f153c293e82
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    Take the shot

    My Horizontal Stabilizers have an inverted Airfoil... Normal it's symmetrical.
    In this picture , Only the top has fabric , you can see the slight airfoil I added.
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    I'm doing what I can for STOL
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    Not only did he change the Wing tips... The...

    Not only did he change the Wing tips...
    The Buttercup Empenage was different...rounded.
    The Tailwind has the Trapezoid shape also... less drag
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    I see modern Fighter jets with this style too.
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    . Finishing up with the lexan... The escape...

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    Finishing up with the lexan...

    The escape door is secured

    maybe a piece of styrofoam under the spring.

    The foam in the picture was replaced with a smaller one .

    The door latch has a...
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    . I took a picture from the same angle as I had...

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    I took a picture from the same angle as I had before the enclosure ...
    It's hard to tell the difference
    http://www.wingsforum.com/download/file.php?id=8967&mode=view
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    Kolb - FSII- full enclosure in sections

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    Fly with or without doors...
    One main door , the other side will be an emergency escape .
    I have water at one end of my runway , I've heard Kolb owners complaints about
    the possibility of...
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    Wow , impressive machine after looking at Utube homemade rigs.

    I asked Dave about posting his "contact " info in case youz guyz might need something vac-u-formed.
    Some of the things he showed...
  21. clear wing tips

    hmmm, I stuffed the Buttercup in the pole barn while I work on my Kolb FSII.

    Then an opportunity to vac-u-form my wing tips / strobe cover came up .

    I looked through my old experiment , found a...
  22. I would suggest to start monitoring a forum...

    I would suggest to start monitoring a forum now...
    and also reading up on it...

    Good Luck !
  23. After seeing your plane.... I see you need a...

    After seeing your plane.... I see you need a little fun plane.... One you can land on little local strips.
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    I don't like the BIG fly-ins.... The small ones are where I've had the most fun.
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  24. It's not a race

    Hmmmm, here's a loaded question answered... Don't believe their numbers.

    Can you give enough room that your wings can be ON THE PLANE during the build ?
    I don't have that space.
    So sometimes my...
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    Hey Frank, When cutting longer...

    Hey Frank,
    When cutting longer lengths with my Makita Throatless Shear...

    I run a little of that waxy stuff... or put a drop of thin oil every 6 inches.

    Try it.

    Gotta Fly...
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