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Reply #400 - May 6th, 2020 at 7:33pm
 
OK. Made some standoffs of hardwood, and tried the covers on the gear. Certainly Stand Off scale, but with some twiddling and adjusting, these will work OK.
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Reply #401 - May 10th, 2020 at 3:54pm
 
And, just because I can
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Reply #402 - May 10th, 2020 at 4:59pm
 
Looking good, Sandy!
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Reply #403 - May 10th, 2020 at 6:04pm
 
Thanks Steve. Todd wants me to put tape on the fabric parts......jeeez that'll add another 3 years.
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Reply #404 - Jul 30th, 2020 at 7:34pm
 
I really hate covering,so practise, practise, practise. Pick small flat areas and try to keep the wrinkles out.  Undecided   Not attached yet of course...

Get a few surfaces done and I'll try glassing ...... Angry
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Reply #405 - Aug 30th, 2020 at 7:41pm
 
Well, another SNAFU!
Found the right elevator half had warped - Vaillencourt had them made from a lite ply trailing edge frame with ribs to the large leading edge.... Huh Sign   The counter balance had twisted so it stuck up into the wind stream....
Anyway, went to cover them ...crapolla.
Took a while with water and heat and twisting t'other way in jigs and BBQ skewer pins epoxied in from the end, and "think"  they're right. They'll do.
cover them now, can't attached to rudder structure till that's glued on...
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Reply #406 - Oct 6th, 2020 at 2:47pm
 
Well, not pretty but kinda done. Now the fuse.....

Think I am Going to have to put pinking tape on, at least a bit to cover some of the sh** errors.
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Reply #407 - Oct 7th, 2020 at 3:52pm
 
Fingers wrote on Oct 6th, 2020 at 2:47pm:
Well, not pretty but kinda done. Now the fuse.....

Think I am Going to have to put pinking tape on, at least a bit to cover some of the sh** errors.



At least Todd will like the addition of the pinking tape!
So maiden will be Oct 6th 2023?  Cheesy
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Reply #408 - Oct 7th, 2020 at 4:07pm
 
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Reply #409 - Oct 8th, 2020 at 12:34pm
 
Certainly not trying to rush you at all Sandy. I don't think this project and rush can be used in the same sentence anyway.

Only extrapolating the maiden date from your comments earlier  Grin


Thanks Steve. Todd wants me to put tape on the fabric parts......jeeez that'll add another 3 years.
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Reply #410 - Oct 8th, 2020 at 12:56pm
 
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Have to make a little hatch that fit on top of the fuse for filling the front tank. Have the hatch made actually, now a box for the fuel line to come up.
Small hinge, and a RE magnet to hold down...should work. Fuel dot underneath...

I THINK the AADD shit is done. Make some tape from the covering, iron on. Start glassing the fuse...yeah 2023 might be doable... Im Happy
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