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    March 5th, 2019, 11:39 PM
    VP1 replied to a thread Bearings in Tube and Fabric
    Nice little bearing Mike. I could see myself using these in my Chilton. What's the ID (bolt size) and where'd you get them?
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    March 5th, 2019, 10:21 AM
    VP1 replied to a thread Chilton DW1 Build in Classics
    Kind of hard to say, although I think I may try allowing the skins to float a little more over the ribs during gluing instead of stapling them every...
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    March 4th, 2019, 10:13 AM
    VP1 replied to a thread Chilton DW1 Build in Classics
    As you can see by the stabilizer, I could have done a better job prepping the skeleton for the skins- as evidenced by the little bit of micro at the...
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    March 3rd, 2019, 10:48 PM
    VP1 replied to a thread Chilton DW1 Build in Classics
    Center section spars have been closed out. Outboard spars next!
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    February 27th, 2019, 12:26 PM
    VP1 replied to a thread Mike makes parts in Tube and Fabric
    I messed around trying to save $10 bucks by making my own steamer device. Ended up being a PITA and not worth the time. I wound up buying a drywall...
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    February 23rd, 2019, 09:40 AM
    VP1 replied to a thread Mike makes parts in Tube and Fabric
    MMMM maybe i need an Emeraude
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    February 20th, 2019, 10:29 AM
    VP1 replied to a thread Chilton DW1 Build in Classics
    Suzuki engines are an option, however not my first. Primarily due to weight reasons. Right now I'm crossing my fingers the O-100 will be done in...
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    February 20th, 2019, 10:27 AM
    VP1 replied to a thread Chilton DW1 Build in Classics
    Center section spars need to be cleaned up, varnished and close out sheeted, and then tapered. Venting spars- Is there real need? I remember...
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About VP1
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Previous VP-1 built, built a W-10 wing panel also.
Current / Future projects:
Thinking about another VP
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VP
Location (city, state / Country):
San Diego, CA

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