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    How I finished my open cockpit edge

    I think for getting the rounded edge I am consideiring foam pipe insulation covered with leather and held in place with leather lacing in a wrap. John
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    Pietenpol

    The ultimate Pietenpol experience happens in Brodhead Wisconsin the week befor Oshkosh. Its the official Piet fly in. If you havent gone and are building or considering building or like the Piet and would like a ride its all goinna happen there. This year was the 85 year anniversary of the...
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    Jake, How far along are you on the Piet? Where are you located? John

    Jake, How far along are you on the Piet? Where are you located? John
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    Hi New Member here

    Sounds like you been around the block with building. This is my first so I have much to learn and much to do. Witht he exception of my EAA tech guy visiting I have actually had little or no on site help with it. Thats not a bad thing it just requires more worl in figuring things out. On the...
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    Removing broken longerons on Piet?

    Al, FYI ther is a site dedicated just to Pietbuilders great board and lots of builders with loades of experience. Here is a link if youre interested: pietenpol-list@matronics.com there is a large data base of archived messages to recall for advice. I would recommend you let there too! I been...
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    Removing broken longerons on Piet?

    Al, I am building my Piet from scratch and from that perspective you do not want to try to remove the longerons form the air frame. Fortunately the longerons are long and initially ave to have a scarf joing in the to get the length. You can locate the scarfs on the lower longerons cut along...
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    Hi New Member here

    Sticks and glue the airframe is all poplar along with the wing structural components. The ribs are spruce and the landing gear, flying struts and cabane struts as all laminated Mahogney and Ash with inlaid metal at fastening points. Fastening hardware and fittings will be all stainless. The...
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    Hi Kaitlin, Everyone once in a while I get to work with and for MTV in some of their high...

    Hi Kaitlin, Everyone once in a while I get to work with and for MTV in some of their high energy, high hazard productions as their set safety director, I have done a number of seasons and an number of divverent shows. I have pitched the Dscovery chanel and other about a show on home building...
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    Hi New Member here

    Hi all my name is John, I been building my Pietnpol aircamper for what will soon be 3 years. I have the fuse structure built , wing panels and tail feathers. I still eneed to get my hardware finished and my engine. The Piet is an open cockpit high wing mono plane that is all plans built from...
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