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  1. Soliex

    Solidworks question

    Narfi, I see some grey lines in a grid pattern and some curved darker lines. Are you trying to annotate the points at the intersections of the dark lines to the lines in the grid?
  2. Soliex

    MotoBird - 2 seat aircraft with Rotax 503

    Very nice, good luck!
  3. Soliex

    What aviation news, blogs or e-mail newsletters do you actively read?

    Here, unless redirected to an article or video on another site.
  4. Soliex

    Best decision ever.....JUST DO IT !!!

    And here I thought I got a smoking deal! :fear:
  5. Soliex

    Best decision ever.....JUST DO IT !!!

    I received most of my instruction in Alabama and found a retired CFI as well; he charged me $25/hr plus $50 for the BE77. He was very thorough and at times I thought he had a death wish!
  6. Soliex

    Best way to fix rust and chipping on powder coating over steel tube?

    In the areas where rust has settled and hard to get at you can dab a bit of phosphoric acid which will turn the rust into an inert layer of ferric phosphate, then any good primer will keep it bay.
  7. Soliex

    VP1 rudder question

    McMaster-Carr has 2024T3 2 x 0.65 https://www.mcmaster.com/1968T57/
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    Turbine Tail

    Hello all, I've been absent from this forum for quite a while working on solar products and wanted to ask that you guys check out www.soliexinc.com for a simple wind turbine for charging batteries to power lights and tools in your hanger. I haven't set up an online store yet so prices aren't...
  9. Soliex

    Pober Pixie Airfoil

    VB, the stretch is the result of reclining the seat back to 10°from 4°and all the changes from the domino effect. Scrapper, I'm confident that the O-100 will be available if this ever gets built. From what I understand it's just finding a supplier for the crank machining that's holding things up.
  10. Soliex

    Pober Pixie Airfoil

    The Pixie has some sexy lines for sure, I'm going to try to maintain the looks with the Dixie Parasol. I will open it's own thread in the near future.
  11. Soliex

    The Ranger, an easily built high wing LSA runabout

    Now I'm interested as well, weight estimate ?
  12. Soliex

    Pober Pixie Airfoil

    Thanks for the comments, all are being taken into consideration and appreciate the fine work that has been done by Mr. Poberezny. This is basically a new airplane because of all the modifications, weight saving is part of the goal, plus I like the what ifs. Like Scrapper, I want to participate...
  13. Soliex

    Pober Pixie Airfoil

    Hi all I've been working on a Pober Pixie 2" stretch in length and height of the cockpit, I call it the Dixie Parasol. I haven't made any calculations yet of the airframe, but plan on it and may have questions for those in the know. The Pegasus O-100 is the engine of choice and the...
  14. Soliex

    Solidworks Airfoil lofting question

    Nice looking work there ATC! HW, if the intent is to accurately locate the airfoil in position, simply add a new coordinate system at a point constrained to a tangent vertical line and the curve.
  15. Soliex

    CriCri MC-15 in NZ

    Rocket, I've been following your progress here on HBA since you first posted. I've been in Tool & Die for 30+ yrs and I'm always delighted when I see how you manage to make arguably difficult tasks look easy. I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of the build!
  16. Soliex

    New Old Member

    Hi, not sure I can claim new member because I've been registered in the past (davedpilot). Apparently my profile became corrupt so just been lurking with the popcorn. I decided to re-register and reintroduce myself in case ya'll forgot already. I'm a Tool & Die maker by trade, 25 years ago I...
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