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Thursday, May 12, 2011

The short strokes- the last 10%

Haven posted for a while but that doesn't mean it ain't been worked on. Here is just a little.

Stab removal/installation
best done with stab brackets already on stab with vertical an3s loose. STAB HORN should be installed and pushed past the aligning holes prior to all this for ease of stab to fuselage fit.Pin up cable wire to hold stab in position.
Jam a thin ( paint stir stick) behind bolts to push bolts into fuselage enough to capture with casillated nuts. Tlghten up these nuts and pull out wood. Then use thin special wrench to capture nut heads.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

New shoes

The babe had her new shoes panted . Had to show them off.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Who needs Wings?

Who Needs Brakes

A madman designed this bladder type expander tube brakes. Do I look happy?

Lets get some air

I.m no Picasso...or maybe I am

Im starting to get the feel for painting with the Stewart system. Its like living with my wife. When you get it right...its sweet.But totally unforgiving of even minor mistakes.

Paint by numbers

Prop , cowling and windshield.Starting to look like an airplane.

May sunshine-time for wheels

Im way behind on the blog so heres the last 4 months coming at you.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Monday, May 31, 2010

The Heartbreak of Painting-

Went to a sign maker and got some vinyl and transfer paper. Redid the design on the computer and laid it out on the gear leg. The vinyl is yellow so I can see the contrast.
The airbrush was a disaster .Probably good for very minor touch ups but to fill a large area no-no.Cleaned off all the wet paint, sanded the dry area to remove the ridge and shot with my touchup gun. Better.