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Old 04-21-2017, 06:34 PM
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Scott is right on the money here with this suggestion. We made a set from aged Red Oak and had them milled to just a few thousands over. They were made so they would stick out about a foot on each side and match drilled to the same spacing as the spars. This allowed us to mount dolly wheels on each side so it was easy to move the assembly around later on. Yes we painted one Red and one Green. Hope this helps, Yours, R.E.A. III #80888
If you don't want to make them, Buller sells them. Mine were 1.444. Wing goes in perfect. Not loose, not tight.
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:36 PM
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Scott is right on the money here with this suggestion. We made a set from aged Red Oak and had them milled to just a few thousands over. They were made so they would stick out about a foot on each side and match drilled to the same spacing as the spars. This allowed us to mount dolly wheels on each side so it was easy to move the assembly around later on. Yes we painted one Red and one Green. Hope this helps, Yours, R.E.A. III #80888
If you don't want to make them, Buller sells them. Mine were .004" over. Wing goes in perfect. Not loose, not tight.
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Donated 12/01/2016. Plus a little extra.
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HS SB, empennage, tanks, wings, fuse, working finishing kit
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