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  1. don january

    Build supplies under the clouds

    I want to drop in and give a little in site on ordering supplies from companies such as Aircraft Spruce and specialties and the like. I have placed an order to Aircraft Spruce and while filling out the on line order form the shipping was $171.00 and I realized prices are high these days but I...
  2. don january

    Seen from above

    Took off for a flight and saw something that brings others to mind. Drifted back to the many short cross country trips to and from the field and in the Boredom of the flight I flash back to things seen in the woods and open fields. So my friendly air junkies what can you remember that you never...
  3. don january

    Chat back for wood or ?

    I what to give a spot where a person can give their opinion and advise on concepts in their mind rather it be my build or another member. Most Project logs are locked so this will give a area to place your thoughts. Courtesy and forum rules a must. I gladly open up my Build of the...
  4. don january

    someone need Rivits

    I inherited these two types of Alum. rivets from my Father and their in a gallon coffee can and I'd guess over 400-500 each type would gladly trade for a good used Altimeter that will fit a 3" hole or slightly less. I would like to find a home for them because I'll never use them. Short fat ones...
  5. don january

    Whats your thought AC

    I have some hinge half's on my build that have only one bolt and the nut is not accessible from the one side and would like to build in a backup safety system to aid the bolt from not backing out. Not only would the SS screw hold wire but also would hold alignment of hinge half from...
  6. don january

    49 Aronaca Chief North Dakota 65 Cont.

    Just came across a deal on this aircraft. Asking price is 12500.00 but fella is willing to go part cash and part nineteen thirties car or truck project. I called him and was told it tipped up and had a prop strike and cracked prop and bent one lift strut. I question spar damage and it's not...
  7. don january

    Hinge half alignment

    I would like to ask the Forum their thoughts or experiences on getting alignment for the hinge half's . As it stands right now I drilled a single 1/8" hole on center line of the Horz, stab rear spar and plan to have a single bolt threw the hinge half held centered with another lock bolt in the...
  8. don january

    Have to wonder

    I wonder how many of the member project actually got done? I see HBA has 11 pages of build logs and at 20 per page that's a grip of aircraft as of today's date. Many post have less then 10 reply's and even less pictures. Do you all think this will change??
  9. don january

    Wanted aircraft grade ply

    I'm asking to see if anyone has aircraft grade full sheets or half sheets of 1/8" and 1/16" and one full sheet of 3/64" ply for my build ? Please drop me a PM if you have some to sell . I'll pay shipping. Thanks Don
  10. don january

    36' quicksilver Ultra light 1000.00

    Located in N.D. Call 701-302-0204
  11. don january

    Do it nice do it twice

    For those builders who are considering building with wood you should in some areas be ready to build twice as in the rudder and elevator of a Taylor mono plane. After the main structure is built per plans you are in a spot of do I go for smooth lines or just let the fabric lay as it may. I have...
  12. don january

    Why the wait and hesitation?

    For years I have opened this forum to view what is going on in the home built aircraft world and to no end it's mostly 99% what ifs and how can I. Also does the math work out. I have seen very few actual aircraft being built and that's a bummer. I myself am building a plane and get emails weekly...
  13. don january

    Valve lash adjustment

    I have a question for those who may know the answer. Can a person set the valve lash on a 2.5 subaru while the heads are off the block? Or is it best to do once engine is assembled ?
  14. don january

    Sharing builders Experiences

    I wanted to open a thread about not discussing what's needed to be done in a build or where to start but more of the glitches that come along. I'm at this time focused on the fuel tank and dash and always thought a removable dash is the ticket. I look left and right and see HZ stab and elevator...
  15. don january

    For Sale Stock RR KR-2 Clear Canopy

    If any KR2 builders or a plane in need . I have this RR Canopy for sale and or trade would like 450.00 sell or trade. Buyer pays shipping cost. Contact me By forum PM. Don
  16. don january

    Aircraft mixed bucket list

    I was sitting today and thinking over things I'd like to do before passing while I still can get into a plane and other things and on the top of my list was to take my VW trike I built and tow a trailer behind it with the Taylor-mono plane or PDQ with wings folded and go to airshows/airstrips...
  17. don january

    Trade Lycoming 0-290 RPM gauge and 44" drive cable

    Forum I have this mechanical gauge and drive cable off a RV-4 in good shape that won't work on my build so would like to swap it for a electronic Tach or a Matco tail wheel assy. drop me a PM if interested. Thanks Don
  18. don january

    Difference between talking about building and Doing

    I want to start this thread to share for one the story of a builder (Lou) who is 70+ years old that has one ultralight and many model's build's under his belt and now taking on a build of a Taylor-mono plane. I check HBA most every day and read the question's that arise from potential builder's...
  19. don january

    Trade 6x2.25" inch tail wheel assy.

    Forum: I received this tail wheel for my Taylor-monoplane and I believe it is twice of what I need for my aircraft. It has a 6"x2.25" hard rubber tire and a 1 1/2" leave spring 3/8" thick total weight is near 10 lb. The brand in the rim casting is R+K. Does anyone have a 3 to 4 lb. T/W assembly...
  20. don january

    Whats in your closet ?

    I thought it would be fun to share whats in your life as far as airplanes. From plans to RC to Experimental and GA. Here are mine Plans- Star Duster SA300 Flaglor scooter PDQ-2...
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