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by pilotstretch
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Materials to build my elevator
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Re: Materials to build my elevator

Brain,

Thanks, I really appreciate your thoughts.

Joshua
by pilotstretch
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Materials to build my elevator
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Re: Materials to build my elevator

Thanks everyone for your input, the picture is starting to get a little more clear.
by pilotstretch
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Materials to build my elevator
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Materials to build my elevator

I just finished my test elevator and it turned out pretty good if i do say so myself, I now feel confident that i will be able to make two flyable elevators. I used hardware store nails regular birch plywood and Titebond original to put these together. I have three questions. Keep in mind I’m trying...
by pilotstretch
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Tail Jig, am I doing the right?
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Re: Tail Jig, am I doing the right?

ArthurD,

Thanks, you answered some questions that I was just about to ask. Thank you for sharing.

Joshua Gregg
by pilotstretch
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Tail Jig, am I doing the right?
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Re: Tail Jig, am I doing the right?

EAB4,

Thanks for the input, now thinking about it I agree that I wouldn’t get a consistent product. Well that gives me a direction now, I haven’t been working on it much lately so this will be go to get back into it.

Thanks again,

Joshua
by pilotstretch
Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Tail Jig, am I doing the right?
Replies: 4
Views: 546

Tail Jig, am I doing the right?

Here’s some background on how I built my jig. 1) drew out full size plan on a 2X4 sheet of MDF 2) cut 1x1x2 pine blocks and drilled holes and countersinks 3) put a drop of glue down where I was going to put the block and then lined up the block with my plan lines as best I could by eye then screwed ...
by pilotstretch
Thu May 09, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Any Piet builders in Colorado
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Re: Any Piet builders in Colorado

Rick,

Thank you for your offer, I sent you an email.

Joshua
by pilotstretch
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Any Piet builders in Colorado
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Re: Any Piet builders in Colorado

Lownslow,

Thanks for the reply, I just started looking a pictures on westcoast Pietenpol yesterday. I haven’t heard of Matronics Pietenpol yet so I’ll go check them out. Thanks.
by pilotstretch
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Any Piet builders in Colorado
Replies: 9
Views: 809

Any Piet builders in Colorado

New member here, I just received my plans last week and to be honest I’m a little overwhelmed. I have a ton of question about the build and I think it would help if I was able to see a finished product to get a better understanding of how it all goes together. If there are any Piet’s in Colorado (pr...