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Old 04-27-2004, 01:18 PM
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Default Nothing Fancy, Just Dust's Plane Day

Well, here i am again, two years later, talking to myself and John Slade and now LargePrime, Hi guys. "Plane Day" is Saturday this week and Last week was a ball.

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Mike Master Builder
Eric Master Builder

Clifford Metal Man
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Thane had ANOTHER holiday

We took both planes out of the workshop(AKA Garage) and cleaned it up. Cleaning it up included going on hands and knees and scraping the bondo off of the floor. I Think, I think for the last time. Sure is allot easier to put the planes back into the garage, i mean plane factory, when the wings are off.

This time, one is right side up and one is right side down. We prepared one plane for glass on top of the strakes and one for glass on the botttom of the strakes. Sure would be cool to do all of that glass this weekend, i'ii tell you later, better yet, come to "Plane Day" this week and see for yourself.

Arrangements are the same, stay at my home friday night for plane talk and spend an entire plane saturday, nothing fancy, cepting the food.

Stood one plane on end and it now looks like the space shuttle, waaaaaaay better than the old "boat" looking days.

PM me or email me for numbers and directions and as always
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Old 05-13-2004, 04:14 PM
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Plane day this week will be on Sunday, on the agenda will be plane building, not barn raising, the holes for the posts have not arrived yet. On the schedule: Two bottom tank strake outside layups and 2 blister layups. Window installation in turtledeck #1 and ????
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Old 05-14-2004, 08:44 AM
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I'm back from Philly.

You can buy holes?
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Old 05-14-2004, 04:01 PM
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I'm back from Philly.

You can buy holes?
Yep. Find the right person, pay him some money, go out for supper, and when you return,,,,,, 26 15" holes in the ground 42" deep!!
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Old 05-14-2004, 04:09 PM
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Oh Holes.... Ya you can buy them too

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Old 05-17-2004, 04:53 PM
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he he it works, i showed up! and so did 3 others. lets see...30 for food,15 for smokes,10 for cleaning hot tub,45 for maid to clean house, 5 for aspirin,and wala.......i got a cool bottom on the boat. ty dust. They had a good time working on it,we started at 1230 am and was done by 3 am, not to bad.
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Old 05-21-2004, 01:06 PM
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STEVE, the bottom looks GREAT. Folks, for those of you who don't know, the longeron is used as a guide to carve the corner and you can clearly see from the pic a nice and uniform wood stripe down the middle of the beautiful curve. Good job.

Dam, how do you get night slaves? Great work.
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Old 05-23-2004, 04:51 AM
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Default night slaves at work

first u have to feed them, promise them smokes when they're done, tell them they look good in epoxy, and u get a side done. They're getting good at it.
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Wow, way to go Steve...
Babes and fast glass...
Sounds like a calendar
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Old 05-23-2004, 10:56 PM
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Default OSHA standers revisited....

Who knew,the health of all my slaves was at stake. u will be happy to see we all have taken drastic precautions to protect all who work under the rain of the tyrant plane bearer....










(All epoxies were dry in all photo's with the girls)
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Old 12-26-2004, 06:15 PM
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Default The Big Move: Last Stop Before Hanger's

Here's some pic's of the move today into our new shop.
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Old 12-26-2004, 06:25 PM
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It was kinda warm today, about 20*F. Oh well... at least it was warmer that yesterday by about 15*F We started at about 9:30, had a short break for lunch, then finished up the move by 3:00, closed the doors and started the furnace back up Got back into building airplanes and built some shelves. Dust will build a work table and Mr. LeFluer will build a lay-up table so he can start his plane and stop working on ours!!! We ARE spoiled rotten
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I don't like to clutter up the board with little messages like this cause I'd rather see the significant stuff, like what you guys posted. But way cool, go team Michigan!
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It was kinda warm today, about 20*F. Oh well... at least it was warmer that yesterday by about 15*F We started at about 9:30, had a short break for lunch, then finished up the move by 3:00, closed the doors and started the furnace back up Got back into building airplanes and built some shelves. Dust will build a work table and Mr. LeFluer will build a lay-up table so he can start his plane and stop working on ours!!! We ARE spoiled rotten
Spoiled rotten is dead on! Wow, I had NO Idea it was that large - and now I may be in real trouble guys - my wife saw the pics and wants one just like it. She says I can have one too on the other side of the driveway!

Here I'm trying to talk her down from 100 acres, and now she wants half of that indoors!
You do realize you could fit my entire shop inside almost 4 times?

Question though, what height are your ceilings? They look to be 10'+?

Great shop - I'm completely jealous!

Is there a second floor also for storage etc? Or just more space?

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Old 12-26-2004, 08:18 PM
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Its 32' X 56' with 9-1/2' ceilimgs. R-38 walls with R-49 ceiling insulation and a 98% furnace. No storage up.
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