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  1. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Aircraft *designs* available for sale?.

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    Dec 14, 2019 at 9:36 AM
  2. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Aircraft *designs* available for sale?.

    Not that it exactly falls into the purview of the HBA but since we're on the topic of available designs, and there's some assumption...

    Dec 14, 2019 at 6:13 AM
  3. ScaleBirdsScott liked ToddK's post in the thread Aircraft *designs* available for sale?.

    I bought the Cub Major, Luton LA5 (not for sale), and Majorette intellectual property from the Falconar Estate. Been busy cleaning up...

    Dec 14, 2019 at 5:39 AM
  4. ScaleBirdsScott liked Chris Matheny's post in the thread GM LE2 engine conversion.

    This engine will not end up as narrow as you are probably hoping. The dual overhead cams and side mount turbo, intercooler and radiator...

    Dec 13, 2019 at 8:15 PM
  5. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Aircraft *designs* available for sale?.

    The Sportster LSA (derivative of the Spacewalker II with metal wings) was on Barnstormers. Has been. Checked out what's there. It's a...

    Dec 13, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  6. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Plans, kits, licensing, IP.....

    Another option is find an aircraft design you like and simply buy the rights from the owner, and thus be the new owner of the design...

    Dec 13, 2019 at 3:49 AM
  7. ScaleBirdsScott liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread O-100-- interesting new engine.

    So, after all the waiting, and all the hand-wringing, and all the pundits and watchers and impatient well-wishers... I have finally been...

    Dec 13, 2019 at 12:30 AM
  8. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread GM LE2 engine conversion.

    I could see converting my mini P-36 to a mini P-40 once the airframe is proven on the radial (should be flying around April.) For a P-40...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 8:13 PM
  9. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Metal Lathe.

    I appreciate the ways of the old machinists and learned on a South Bend Heavy 10. There is a joy in manual machining and I love when I...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 9:59 AM
  10. ScaleBirdsScott liked addicted2climbing's post in the thread O-100-- interesting new engine.

    I hope to put one of these on the Lil Bitts to replace the rotax 503 it originally had. Should be a good fit line the Fisher Dana had.

    Dec 11, 2019 at 7:39 PM
  11. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Metal Lathe.

    A bit unrelated but since we're bringing up Tormach thought I'd mention I've been looking into small CNC lathe/turning centers this...

    Dec 11, 2019 at 7:39 PM
  12. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread What scale and composition of your favorite Warbird would you purchase?.

    I'd love to make a sub-scale Ki-43 or 44 with a somewhat bigger canopy. I like the lines a lot. Ki-100 would be swell as well.

    Dec 10, 2019 at 6:43 PM
  13. ScaleBirdsScott liked Victor Bravo's post in the thread O-100-- interesting new engine.

    Great News ! The first batch of 10 initial production forged crankshafts has finally arrived at Pete's shop by truck today! These are...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 3:21 AM
  14. ScaleBirdsScott liked BJC's post in the thread O-100-- interesting new engine.

    That sounds like an excellent combination. Please plan on having it at Un n Fun. BJC

    Dec 10, 2019 at 3:21 AM
  15. ScaleBirdsScott replied to the thread Metal Lathe.

    What kind of gunsmithing type tasks do you end up doing with those types of tools? Barrel threading and so-on?

    Dec 9, 2019 at 6:08 AM


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