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Old Dec 30, 2012, 09:00 PM
It's not going to build itself
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You guys still scheduled for your New Year maiden, or you going to hold it off?
Tom
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 09:03 PM
It's not going to build itself
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Aileron and elev. linkage done, tail lightly glued on. I'll goop the wing on after the wife and kids go to bed.
Tom
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 09:14 PM
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Tail looks square Tom!!!!
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 09:20 PM
No fuse too fat
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You guys still scheduled for your New Year maiden, or you going to hold it off?
Tom
My plane will not be ready by then. I don't even have the airframe glued up yet. I think Morri and Ian have their planes ready to fly. Maybe Jeff too.
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 10:50 PM
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Mine is ready balanced radio gear in, but I decided to repaint so maybe it will get warm to paint on new years day. Ian
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 02:30 AM
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Wing is gooped, not quite a 1/2 degree of up on the stab.
My work table is looking pretty sexy right now!
Tom
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 09:34 AM
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Mine could fly but it is only in primer. So I guess we will have to wait another week or so for the Maiden.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 01:59 PM
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Also, I think Robert was ahead of us all.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 11:53 PM
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Not too much done tonight. I trimmed the goop that oozed out from the wing joint. I glued in my flange for my canopy lip, later filled the edges with epoxy/micro mix, taped and waxed the bottom of my canopy and taped it on the fuse. I put some tow and epoxy on the lower stab fillet, and noticed that my fuse deflected at the fin base a little bit. I drilled a hole and stuck a stick and epoxy mix at an angle to miss the elev. linkage, better. Maybe some bondo? Better wait 'til morning, so the women folk in the house don't complain about the smell. Besides...... "I love the smell of Bondo in the morning."
Happy New Year gentlemen!
Tom
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 10:00 AM
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Go Tom Go !! Happy New Year !!!!

You almost have her done

Cousin Rubio Ray
who is way behind
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 10:08 AM
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Thanks Rubio, Gonna try to do a little bondo today.
Happy New Year!
Tom
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 10:38 AM
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Happy New Year guys. Great job staying on these Zephyr's. Thanks for the pix and discussion.

Cheers,
Jim
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 08:01 PM
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Did some bondo today.
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Old Jan 01, 2013, 10:43 PM
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Nice work Tom.
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Old Jan 02, 2013, 12:18 AM
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Tom- your cruising now!

PISMO, Matin, and I got some prep work done this afternoon. our wings and DC812's should be ready to bag this saturday.

I got the hatch but and the FG laid on the inside ( hope the epoxy cures tonight- it's a bit cool in the shop).

OH- and we did complete a ton of BS'ng

Greg
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