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      I'm one of the survivors. I have always strongly advised against self training. I had a forgiving plane - a Pterodactyl - yet still...
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      Actually - a club member has a LODA for his Searay and another craft. He said the FAA takes a while to make a determination - generally...
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      reo12 replied to the thread gauge accuracy.
      Decades ago we found that many of the non-certified CHT and EGT gauges to be inaccurate. We had quite a number CHT's that were...
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      My club - Michigan Ultralight Flying Club - owns an M-squared Breese that is used as a trainer. I don't attend enough meetings to keep...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Tell us what you are building!.
      I have one of only 2 known remaining Orion Aviation Falcon's. Romuald has the other down in New Mexico. According to Romuald there were...
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      I feel a big part of the problem is financial. I have watched as the cost of living has gone up and honestly - UL's are a cheap means of...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Box and Pan Brake.
      I have some 3ft long press brake dies that were made that way. I consider them to be functional precision as they were for bending hot...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Box and Pan Brake.
      A good quality press brake would probably be my choice for some parts. I've only used one once though - a fancy computer controlled unit...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Tell us what you are building!.
      Best wishes for you to have success with getting one completed. Make sure you always have help with installing the wings - or a frame to...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Box and Pan Brake.
      I've done a fair amount of bending with a Chicago box and pan brake and a cheaply made Carolina finger brake. One can calculate the bend...
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      I recall Jack McCornac ( Pterodactyl Ltd ) delving into this discussion in his Skywriter column in Ultralight Flying back decades ago...
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      reo12 replied to the thread The United Parcel Service.
      Interesting. 30 years ago or so we had a business. We had a simple cash drawer. I had 2 UPS drivers who would typically make deliveries...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Winter shop heat.......
      I know a gent that I worked for a few times during harvest in the saginaw region of Michigan. He build a pole barn "shed" 60x100ft...
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      reo12 replied to the thread The United Parcel Service.
      I purchased a Cuyuna ULII-02 some years ago. The seller made a crate out of 3/4" plywood. The crate weighed in at over 70 lbs. It made...
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      reo12 replied to the thread Personal airstrip?.
      Zoning is a big issue that can destroy any dream of a personal airport. Often a strip used for personal use only is ok but as soon as...
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