TJay

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About TJay

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  • Birthday 06/15/1981

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Maurice IA
  • Interests building, flying

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  1. TJay added a post in a topic The value of avid mk IV kit   

    I think the Lamborghini wins over everything,
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  2. TJay added a post in a topic Is Team Kitfox off line?   

    typical go Daddy crap,
    My wife just got done moving a pile of websites away from Go Daddy because of there crap,
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  3. TJay added a post in a topic New project here   

    For those of you that wanna see something other than airplanes tonight I made a little progress on my well drill today, Ended up scrapping the garage door opener because it did not have a positive brake, Meaning it would not hold the drill up at the top, So off to buy some tubing today, Would be farther if I could just weld it all together but I am building it to fold up and hang on the wall when not in use, Enjoy,




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  4. TJay added a post in a topic The value of avid mk IV kit   

    Lol and that my friend is called a Hobbie
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  5. TJay added a post in a topic MY HERO SERVICE DOG!   

    Hey happy birthday
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  6. TJay added a post in a topic The value of avid mk IV kit   

    No buying anymore unless you find them used, Could be a few hundred hrs to make them, Hey where you located, that could change the price, Also I would split the motor and airframe up if I was you, Seems people can only afford either an Airframe or an engine, Engine alone brand new greyhead Maybe $2000 with gearbox maybe $2500 to $3000, would need pictures of airframe to give value,
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  7. TJay added a post in a topic Finally Got One!   

    nice work
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  8. TJay added a post in a topic Finally starting new hangar!   

    Better get them rebar ties bent over Mr. If you don't they can get to close to the top of the concrete and you will see rust in the floor and sometimes pop the surface of concrete,
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  9. TJay added a post in a topic Catalina elevator push pull tube   

    Unbelievable to me that you happen to find what you needed from an aircraft so different, very nice work. That's really cool.
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  10. TJay added a post in a topic New project here   

    Ha right now I'm waiting for a 5/16 end mill bit (for my drill press) to lengthen the slots in the landing gear, still piddle with the plane, Just hate being indoors this time of year,
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  11. TJay added a post in a topic New project here   

    I did watch a few of them videos, very cool, But I think for me its the joy of building something and making it work, We seem to have very good water at 20 to 30 feet here, and if not I can always go deeper, Just have to change it on the drilling permit,
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  12. TJay added a post in a topic Airframe/wing flutter   

    when i built mine think they were around 2 lbs maybe a bit less, and the tail end can be 1/4 high if i remember right
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  13. TJay added a topic in Hangar Talk   

    New project here
    So Its time to take a break from the kitfox and get on with the stuff I would rather be working on, Thought some of you would get a kick out of this idea,
    Sick of paying high water bills to sprinkle my lawn so I'm drilling a well, Got myself a really old garage door opener which will hold the drill and move up and down,  bought a really big drill last year when I first started thinking about doing this, Picked up 40 foot of black 1 inch pipe from Menards which will be used as my drill stem and picked up 40 foot of pvc well casing from the local supply house, If you guys are laughing that ok, I like to have fun, Here is the first few pics of the project,


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  14. TJay added a post in a topic Airframe/wing flutter   

    One thing you got going for ya, I would feel alot better about flutter over open water than over houses and concrete
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  15. TJay added a post in a topic Flight Control issues...   

    I have a Bad one that came with my header tank from Murl, I can measure it for you to see if it will fit in an avid header tank, It would require you to weld a bung on the side of the tank, with 1/2 inch NPT
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