Photo update from my airplane factory

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r1200gsDave
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Photo update from my airplane factory

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Long story, big mess.... my Pietenpol is getting closer to the next step.
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Brian Amato
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Looks like terrific work....and how lucky you are to have such a nice big area to work in.

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Terry Hand
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Re: Photo update from my airplane factory

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Way cleaner than my shop!

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Terry Hand
Athens GA

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taildrags
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Shop? Who's got a shop? Wooden table under a shade tree ;o)

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danoliver
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Beautiful work.
Hope you have a plan to get it out!

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E.Woodson
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Re: Photo update from my airplane factory

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Mine is a little small...lets just say I'm building the smaller parts first. Wing ribs and dissembled tail sections in the corner of the bedroom is normal...right?
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taildrags
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Ed; maybe I'm imagining this, but I seem to recall that it was either Paul Poberezny or Tony Bingelis who fabricated parts for their experimental aircraft while overseas in the military. They worked out of a trunk that contained their tools and materials and made one piece at a time, so I suppose your process is pretty normal.

That's a real nice shop, by the way! Very welcoming.

Oscar Zuniga
Medford, OR
Air Camper NX41CC, A75 power

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