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Scott
Scott
Taylorcrafter
"c-fclr.blogspot.com"
Last Activity: 15 hours ago
Joined: 09-21-2013
Location: Thunder Bay Ontario Canada
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  • I have a compass that has a lense from a flashlight. I installed it in 1985!
    Flashlights are available in many different sizes, I bet there's one that will fit
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  • You can create a blog for free with Google ( blogspot.com). The app has issues but it generall works. Mine is there c-fclr.blogspot.com

    re cleaning parts.... I bought a long 8" HVAC pipe( cheep raw material), flattened it and bent sides and ends to form a long tray to soak ribs etc....
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  • Register with paypal
    log in
    go to accounts and add a credit card
    look for "send money"
    fill in the receivers email, the amount and click the pay (or send can't remember which) button

    that's the gist...
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  • Welcome,
    when I built my wings, I did them simultaneously up until the point where they needed to be on the rotisserie. I only built one rotisserie because I could only fit one wing at a time in the paint booth. There is some time savings to be had when you can transfer knowledge and practice...
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  • Scott
    replied to Engine cowlings
    By they way, I used a similar edge shrinking technique to create compound curves on the nose bowl doubler I made. You can see where I shrunk along the inside radii and lower flange. This is 2024 T3 material and so takes a lot more convincing to change shape!

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  • Scott
    replied to Engine cowlings
    Good, thanks for the factory info, good to know.

    I guess the point I was trying to make is that you don't nessesarily need to roll/stretch the skin to create the compound. Shrinking along the perifery creates a compound in the body of the skin in perhaps a more even and predictable fashion,...
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  • Scott
    replied to Engine cowlings
    Oh well, nix all that. BL not BC-65.
    Guess I was asleep at the switch
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  • Scott
    replied to Engine cowlings
    The top cowlings are flat ie no compound curves.

    I get the impression that the BL65 had more compound in the lower cowling than the BC12D, but I think it was mostly created by shrinking the leading edge as opposed to rolling/ stretching. To get a good fitting D model lower cowling, you...
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    Last edited by Scott; 3 weeks ago.

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