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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    When I was young working as a high rigger setting building steel and building stacks up to 1668' and free climbing TV and radio towers. Every move is planned in advance and it takes 100% concentration and 100% in control of your emotions. I have sent people home because they had an argument...
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    Static Thrust Calculator

    Yes, I know of a Piet with a Corvair engine with the prop on backwards. Would barely move and engine would get hot.
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    At times it can be very easy to survive and at times it can be very hard to survive. I have lost count of the times that I came very close to dying . I have had my heart stopped. Have been were I didn't know if I could stand the next heartbeat. Surviving at times can be very, very , very...
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    No. But I have learned what it takes to survive. Lots of my buddies didn't.
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    Planning to construct a good composite curing oven...request some feedback/input

    Neighbor makes animal xray tables . Power coat oven. 4'x4' x8' long from 11 ga steel , fiberglass insulation on the outside covered with plywood. 4'x4' door on end with an overhead sliding rail and hoist. Heats with electric oven elements with a thermostat for temp control. Works very...
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    I didn't say out of control. Some people will watch his videos and some will not, I am one of the will not's.
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    I do have a logical reason. All of my life I was taught to be in control of my emotions at all times. When you are emotional you are not thinking, just reacting. My training started at 8 years old in boxing and street fighting and the use of weapons. If you can get your opponent emotional...
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    I'm not talking about is work or craftsmanship, its first class. Just the way he presents himself in the videos. I just haven't been around anyone like that in real life, so to me its overboard and phony. I could be wrong, but I can't take it. If other people likes it, so be it. I'll just...
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    How many workers does he have helping him? With unlimited money to buy the latest tools, helps a lot. Yes , a lot is done. What is the truth in how much he does as one person? He does have some good ideas. Liked the way he make the aluminum molds for the fuselage CF skins. I just can't get...
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    Repairs to wing fabric?

    I was thinking of the same , Stewart's glue with the rest Poly-Fiber. But will the glue hold up to the MEK base of the Poly-Fiber paints ?
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    Could be ADHD or what ever. :) Same fella.
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    Looks like a Mustang?

    When I was a kid living out in the woods with my grandfather the AG at Charleston, WV just got the P-51's after the war. On Sundays there would be a string of 51's coming from the south and making passes on a knoll about 1 mile north. Good airshow every nice Sunday. Still in love with P-51's...
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    Scrappy’s Landing Gear Wings - Yay or Nay?

    Sorry, I can't take his videos. All I can think about is a 14 year old on a sugar high with ADD.
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    Painting with latex house paint

    Thanks. I have 2 decks that needs help. I'll check the PPG out. Wife's honey do list.
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    Zenith Carb for a Cassler 1/2 Cut case?

    Look at Zenith carb confusion
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