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    C-65 Engine Mount for J3

    Having issues making an engine mount in SW.

    Can't figure out how to run the tubes and make them mate correctly.
  2. Go here ...

    Go here

    https://www.solidworks.com/product/students

    You can get it for $100 if you click on the "Solidworks Student Edition" on the left side of the bottom page.
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    I have a solution for you guys. ...

    I have a solution for you guys.

    https://www.solidworks.com/product/students

    You can get it for $100 if you click on the "Solidworks Student Edition" on the left side of the bottom page.
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    I have a solution for you guys. ...

    I have a solution for you guys.

    https://www.solidworks.com/product/students

    You can get it for $100 if you click on the "Solidworks Student Edition" on the left side of the bottom page.
  5. Had the same issue and I am going to call them...

    Had the same issue and I am going to call them tomorrow to find out.
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    I did the same and am having the same issues. ...

    I did the same and am having the same issues.

    I am going to call them tomorrow and ask what's going on.
  7. Thread: Tube Bender

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    Yes 4130 tubing.. forgot to put that in the post....

    Yes 4130 tubing.. forgot to put that in the post. lol
  8. Thread: Tube Bender

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    Tube Bender

    Any suggestion on a good tube bender for doing fuselage, stab parts.. etc.
  9. Thread: Scale Airfoil

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    I am still learning the basics of SW and...

    I am still learning the basics of SW and eventually (.. within the next week) I am hoping to have it complete to print out.

    PS, my plane is an experimental BC-12 that will have a few more features...
  10. Thread: Scale Airfoil

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    ..and this. 86448644

    ..and this.

    86448644
  11. Thread: Scale Airfoil

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    8643UPDATE : I think I've got it. I am trying...

    8643UPDATE : I think I've got it.

    I am trying to make this so I can print it out and layout my ribs.. any suggestions?
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    Hi Christian, I have reviewed this / your...

    Hi Christian,

    I have reviewed this / your previous post and have read them carefully, and know this is a VERY easy operation to someone like you but I am a blithering idiot when it comes to SW.
    ...
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    8640

    8640
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    I think I am having some difficulty with getting...

    I think I am having some difficulty with getting the airfoil to scale down so the airfoil has a 63" chord (..or 63% from what i am reading here).

    I am trying to make it so I can make a layout for...
  15. Thread: Scale Airfoil

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    Scale Airfoil

    I've gone ahead and made my airfoil ( NACA 23012 ) but don't know how to bring it to proper scale.
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    Electric Motors for Aircraft

    Where can I pickup a kit to convert a J-3 with a C-65 to an electric powered aircraft?
    I've seen that there are a few new aircraft with them built-in and wanted to see if I can do it with a cub.. so...
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    Gyrocopters.. where to start?

    I recently bought plans for a Benson B-8M and am curious what powerplant I should use.

    Also any other general info might be helpful!
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    That looks about the same size as my shop..lol

    That looks about the same size as my shop..lol
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    My issue is that I cannot flange the inside of...

    My issue is that I cannot flange the inside of the ellipse, however it will let me do it to the outside.

    PS, I re-saved the file as STEP.
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    Sheet Metal Issues

    Hi Guys,

    I am trying to make a bulkhead with two edge flanges, but Solidworks is keeping me from my sanity.

    The material is .050" aluminum with 5/8" flanges on inner and outer edges.

    **FILE...
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    Wouldn't a Gypsy Major work just as well? They...

    Wouldn't a Gypsy Major work just as well?

    They are pretty close in size except the width.
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    They just did one this month.. which is why I am...

    They just did one this month.. which is why I am asking around.

    Such a beautiful airplane!
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    Ryan ST-A Parts / Technical Drawings

    Where can I find a set of drawings for a Ryan ST-A?
    I've looked high and low and haven't been successful in finding any.

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    Sheet Metal For Newbs

    I just installed Solidworks 2016 (..thank you EAA!!) and I am totally lost on how to make parts in sheet metal.

    I am use to Autodesk Inventor and Fusion so I have NO IDEA how you go about doing...
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    Epoxy Cohesion Testing

    Hi Guys,

    I've just begun building some wing ribs for my Pietenpol Air Camper. I have made a few already but was made aware that I have made a misstep in that I have not done the following:

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