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Old 04-16-2007, 01:08 PM
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Well ........ I think I can start my build this week (Long-EZ 1668.)
My BID showed up this AM.
I finished my cutting table and fabric cabinet yesterday (I still have to lay my formica laminate on it.) Wished I would have made it about 2-3 inches wider to make it easier to load my fabric on the closet poles.

I finished my construction table a couple weeks ago. 3 x 11.5 with a formica top & casters. It's nice to be able to move it around some without requiring another body.

I'm waiting for my Vacuum switch to show up (was missing from my shipment) but I'm just about good to go.

I'm planning on starting with Chapter 4 as a warm-up then jump to the wings.
Both my boys are showing interest in the project ( as Borat would say "My wife....not so much ) They are 17 and 24. Makes for a great "Male-Bonding" moment.

Phil & Craig ...... watch out! I'm going to try and catch up with you guys!
John Slade ............ I'm following your rotary experience very closely. That's my power plant of choice.

Dust.....I'm not going to be as radical on my blended stab but a toned down version of the same.

I'll have a new web-site up in a week or so to track my progress (and document my work.)

I just want to say that having the resources of this forum is really a comfort when it comes to a project like this.

Okay..........start the clock!
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Old 04-16-2007, 01:13 PM
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Congratulations on the beginning!

Might I suggest that it would be better to get the experience building the tub before jumping to the more critical wings section.
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Old 04-16-2007, 01:16 PM
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Good suggestion.
I was thinking Bulkhead, Winglet, Wing but I don't see where doing the Fuse would be anything but beneficial.
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Old 04-16-2007, 01:21 PM
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Another good reason for leaving the wings / winglets / spar and canard last is that you can order them from Dennis Oelsen if you come into money toward the end of the build.
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Old 04-16-2007, 01:23 PM
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My spar is going to be a little different because it will be built to accomodate the Infinity retracts.
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Old 04-16-2007, 01:38 PM
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GREAT you gonna regret the formica - you screw to the top as part of the build

Why you want to mess with the wings before thier time? Lotta learnin happens during the 4,5,6,7,8,9 chapters
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Old 04-16-2007, 02:14 PM
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My spar is going to be a little different because it will be built to accomodate the Infinity retracts.
better order them now for a 2017 completion date
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My spar is going to be a little different because it will be built to accomodate the Infinity retracts.
its just a big pad.....7x12 or so and about 25 bid thick.
but you need the gear to install it, but if you start asking for it now you'll have it in time for the lower strake cover.......2015
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