Cygnet project available

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  1. Oct 15, 2019 #1

    dickc

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    From estate sale, wings, fuselage ,landing gear, tail feathers, plans, Hapi Cygnet #407, unfinished nice workmanship.
    We're working on making sure the plans are complete and soforth.

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    in what area is it located?
     
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    Judging by his username it may be Dick in KC, perhaps (total wild-guess) it's possibly Dick Starks from the KC Dawn Patrol.\

    Or it could be someone named Dick C.
     
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    Hi, all 20 sheets of plans are there,(here).
    I'm Dick C, from New England. I'll be getting some pix today.
    It's gas welded, needs a detail inspection as a few spots look like they were tacked and not finished.
    Workmanship is very good, Bob Welsh was the follows name, maybe he was online?

    dick c
     
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    Where in New England?
    Is there an asking price?
     
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    Well I got some interest in the Cygnet project but no follow thru, if you emailed me please chk your spam folder. Again Hapi Cygnet for sale, fuselage all welded, wings about ready to cover all tail feathers, and landing gear. Don't have struts. $1500 or so, Rowley Massachusetts. 508-two six nine-4941 IMG_20191015_102830229.jpg IMG_20191016_170507005.jpg IMG_20191016_170856533.jpg
     
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    It might be a good thing that's 1,839 miles away....
     
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    That is an extrodianary value quick built Cygnet project. Matt Long this is your bird! Matt Naiva Steward ofCygnet SF2A Nx237F
     
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    Wish you were on the west coast.....the price is great but the shipping to Alaska, ouch.....
     
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    Alaska? Maybe I could deliver it...
     
  12. Jan 20, 2020 at 1:20 PM #12

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    Is the cygnet still available? What are you looking to get for it?
     
  13. Jan 20, 2020 at 7:07 PM #13

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    DickC, if you don't get a buyer from this forum (although you really should), you can find a local EAA chapter that has gotten their 501 (c) 3 tax designation as a charitable organization and donate it to them for a tax write-off.

    If yu contact Viking they may be able to give you an approximate retail value for what THEY would charge to sell you a Cygnet quick built kit in this condition.

    Then have your accountant takae that letter from Viking, de-value their retail price number by 25% because it is not brand new from Viking, and use that final number as the donation value.

    I'll bet that you will do a lot better financially this April than you would do selling it for $1500 today.

    If instead of Alaska you would like to visit beautiful Hollywood, Disneyland, and the grandeur of Yosemite or Death Valley National Parks (truly enriching experiences for the whole family!)... I can arrange for our local EAA chapter to take this in as a donation on your visit.

    You know, the more I think about it... Alaska is kind of cold this time of year, and you probably already have enough cold in Massachusetts to enjoy for a while... and we had 70 degrees here in LA this week. Oh, wait... was that Robert DeNiro I just saw walking out of that restaurant or was it Al Pacino?
     
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    I'm feeling the "Heat" there VB.

    If DickC wanted to come out to sunny AZ for a while he could park his RV for free in our backyard.....well, that is if he brings a certain Cygnet project with him......
     
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    I got the impression that the $1500 was what the struts would’ve cost not what they were asking for the plane.
     
  16. Jan 21, 2020 at 6:59 AM #16

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    No, the period after the word "struts" means that the next sentence with the price in it is a separate subject :)

    And the materials for the struts are far far less than $1500, especially since you don't need streamlined 4130... you can use round tube with wood or foam streamline fairings.
     
  17. Jan 21, 2020 at 7:04 AM #17

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    Capital idea ! As they say on late night infomercial TV... "That's a $1500 value right there... but wait, we're not done yet!"

    Dick can experience the joy of "snowbirding" and the majestic beauty of Arizona. What a splendid opportunity to drive through interesting places without chains on the tires.

    If he's clever, he can make part of the trip through Quartzsite AZ when they have the big gemstone and lapidary show, it's an incredible moment when this sleepy little town has the population go up by 10X or 20X.

    Anybody know whether that derelict Beech 18 is still there in Quartzsite at that private strip?
     

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