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09-30-2019, 01:28 PM
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Got lucky! When disassembling the TF F4U, I...

Got lucky!
When disassembling the TF F4U, I noticed the Y harness to the ailerons insulation was worn and all three wires were bare. These could have, easily, touched each other. Also, the rudder...
09-30-2019, 12:06 PM
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Posted By samparfitt

SSS (cont) ...

SSS (cont)


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09-30-2019, 12:03 PM
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Posted By samparfitt

Sept 29, Super Scale Sunday at WORKS in Carisle,...

Sept 29, Super Scale Sunday at WORKS in Carisle, Ohio.
Miles: 20.
All grass private full size runway.

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09-30-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Bluegrass ((cont))) ...

Bluegrass ((cont)))


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09-30-2019, 03:45 AM
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Posted By samparfitt

Bluegrass ((cont)) ...

Bluegrass ((cont))


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09-30-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Bluegrass ((cont) ...

Bluegrass ((cont)


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09-30-2019, 03:40 AM
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Posted By samparfitt

Bluegrass (cont) ...

Bluegrass (cont)


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09-30-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Sept. 26-28: Warbirds and classics of the...

Sept. 26-28: Warbirds and classics of the Bluegrass at Elizabeth, Indiana.
Miles: 150
800' paved runway with 1200' of grass.
This is the last of the 7 warbird flyins of the Warbird and Classics...
09-24-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Decals applied. The champ water transfer decals...

Decals applied.
The champ water transfer decals came in.
A nice thing about these is there are no clear coat over the whole sheet so no need to exactly cut around the edge of the decal. I'm...
09-22-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,256
Posted By samparfitt

Sept 22, Wings of War at GCRCC. Miles: 15 ...

Sept 22, Wings of War at GCRCC.
Miles: 15
winds were 15-20 MPH. Only two of us showed up. We got a couple formation flights in and went home.

Mark's 6 pack!...
09-21-2019, 04:34 PM
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Posted By samparfitt

While at LMACKY, the muffler canister broke off...

While at LMACKY, the muffler canister broke off and then the cowl came loose.

Before:...
09-21-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

GCRCC Dawn Patrol (cont) ...

GCRCC Dawn Patrol (cont)


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09-21-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Sept. 20-21, Dawn patrol at GCRCC. Miles: 15 ...

Sept. 20-21, Dawn patrol at GCRCC.
Miles: 15
About a 500' paved runway with grass.
2nd flyin for the W/E.

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09-21-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,256
Posted By samparfitt

LMACKY (cont) ...

LMACKY (cont)


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09-21-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Sept 19-21: Fall classic at LMACKY in Lexington,...

Sept 19-21: Fall classic at LMACKY in Lexington, Ky
Miles: 110.
Around a 700' runway plus grass.
A general flyin including all kinds of airplanes.

This is the first of 3 different flyins...
09-17-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Wing and tail feather protectors. Some HD...

Wing and tail feather protectors.
Some HD insulation sheeting, felt cloth, aluminum tape and 3M spray.
Tomorrow, go to JoAnn's fabric store for some more felt for the left wing.


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09-15-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,256
Posted By samparfitt

Pilgrims (cont) ...

Pilgrims (cont)


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09-15-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 108
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Posted By samparfitt

Sept 14,15: Pilgrams flyin in Canton, Michigan. ...

Sept 14,15: Pilgrams flyin in Canton, Michigan.
Miles: 240
500' paved/grass runway.

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09-11-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,256
Posted By samparfitt

Thanks, Lee. I'll be there. ======== ...

Thanks, Lee.
I'll be there.
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Needed that!
Spent the bulk of the day cleaning and organizing the shop.
On my hands and knees vacuuming the floor with the shop vac.

Planes in the...
09-11-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Larry, Major decals: Very thin and won't hide...

Larry,
Major decals: Very thin and won't hide the rivet detail. I like the water transfer (WT) ones. No credit cards, takes a little longer as they wait until your check clears.
At the bottom of...
09-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Cockpit kit (cont) done White LED in gun...

Cockpit kit (cont)
done

White LED in gun site and red LED on dash.

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09-09-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Cockpit kit (cont) Assembled the 'adjustable...

Cockpit kit (cont)

Assembled the 'adjustable seat', gun site, armor plate and paint a few parts.

Drilled out the gun site and installed an LED inside it. Also, put a red LED on the dash.
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09-08-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Cockpit kit from D-balsa (cont) Got a few...

Cockpit kit from D-balsa (cont)
Got a few things done.

I find using my sanding belt is easiest for removing the back of the plastic on the front console. The edges melt and then I pop them out....
09-05-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

Nomenclature (cont) Did the other side of the...

Nomenclature (cont)
Did the other side of the fuse. I remember the maker of these said it's best to use them soon after they are made. The sheets I have are several years old and some of the red...
09-05-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 31,442
Posted By samparfitt

In my book, you get more 'points' for painting...

In my book, you get more 'points' for painting them.
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Stuff:

Doors back onl
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