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Alky6's Recent Activity

   
  1. Alky6 liked dhal22's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Throw some castor wheels under that table. Most of mine are locking. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  2. Alky6 liked stangflyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I spent the day shopping for lumber and then assembling myself one king behemoth sized building table to build the behemoth Mustang on....

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  3. Alky6 liked acerc's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Are you kidding? I would leave that thing of beauty showing for all the world to see.

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:03 AM
  4. Alky6 liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    My thoughts exactly. Looks great just the way it is. :big_yes:

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:03 AM
  5. Alky6 liked stangflyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Niiiice.... so what's that in wing span inches? Hee hee.

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:03 AM
  6. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    It is not a smal Plane the wing area is 1475 square inches.

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:03 AM
  7. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    At last got the engine mounted to the plane. Now I can see all the difficulties I have put myself into by moving the motor backwards to...

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  8. Alky6 liked BalsaDust's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I have ordered from National before and most was decent some was crap and yes they are pricey. Switched to ordering from tower hobbies...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:02 AM
  9. Alky6 liked stangflyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I just did a size comparison of your nose gear block. Wow, this is actually going to be a fairly decent sized flying wing isn't it...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:02 AM
  10. Alky6 liked stangflyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    There is a lot to be said for scratch building. If done correctly and with a little forethought in mind, quality strong and light...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 1:01 AM
  11. Alky6 liked dhal22's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Sheets were split, warped and different colors. 2 x 4 x 24" blocks were too heavy to use. When I actually needed the wood and noticed...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 2:54 AM
  12. Alky6 replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Ah crap. I hope that won’t be the case with my order!

    Dec 8, 2018 at 3:38 PM
  13. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Balsa is very expensive. Built a ViperST awhile back and by buying it in pieces the cost more than 2 times the cost of an ARF. Scratch...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 9:32 AM
  14. Alky6 replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I just ordered a bunch today from National balsa. I understand why kits cost so much now. Yikes! Almost would have been cheaper to buy...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 12:41 AM
  15. Alky6 liked acerc's post in the thread Yippee! What the postman brought.

    Ha! I just learned that for some images that my LT will not open the printer will convert. Ok, I am liking this thing so far.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 1:14 AM
  16. Alky6 liked 49dimes's post in the thread Discussion The I’m going out flying thread 2018.

    Weather was really nice today but just could not make it out to the strip. Was again consoled by the T-6 and a P-51:yesss: flying in...

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  17. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Well made a little more progress one of the more difficult parts of the build is to sheet the bottom section with one piece and get all...

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  18. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    It is always satisfying to bring some thing back from the dead. The old stuff was built so well and robust, none of the crap we buy...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 12:51 AM
  19. Alky6 liked 49dimes's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Been busy restoring a 40" wood lathe for a dear friend. Had been rusting away in an open barn for over 25 years not to mention it is one...

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  20. Alky6 liked Xpress's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Had to do a repair to the bottom of the intake on my Jeep. Also did valve cover gaskets at the same time since I was already in there....

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  21. Alky6 liked Snoopy1's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Built a small on and off switch box that be mounted just under the top sheeting. It’s a magnet cover that will give me quick access to...

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  22. Alky6 liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread Rave What's up with you Yanks!!.

    @acerc , I hear ya Buddy. Since Roger is almost finished with his AWESOME monster Dalotel and Rob hasn't started putting glue to wood...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 8:50 AM
  23. Alky6 liked Blazing Wings's post in the thread Rave What's up with you Yanks!!.

    Myself taking a break from building during winter months. All year long I design, and build such as the P40 and the Mig3. I have plans...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 8:49 AM
  24. Alky6 liked Jetpainter's post in the thread Krill 39% Ultimate 300KS Assembly And Paint.

    The blind nuts are installed, when I go down there sometime today, I'll finally get to install it as see the finished split cowl. I...

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  25. Alky6 liked Jetpainter's post in the thread Krill 39% Ultimate 300KS Assembly And Paint.

    Success, this one popped apart in just a few seconds. I somehow forgot to take a picture of it all trimmed, before I bolted it on, but...

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