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Old 09-18-2013, 06:30 AM
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Default Would I ever need this many Wing Nut Clecos?

I picked up 224 wing nut clecos the other day from a friend who was getting rid of his tools. I cant imagine I would ever need this many of these things for an RV build. Can anyone think of a reason I would need this many of these things to build any model RV?



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Old 09-18-2013, 07:26 AM
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Default Nut Cleco

Not on one of Vans Kits !
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:26 AM
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I'm down to the cowling work on my 9A, and I haven't used a wing-nut cleco yet.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:30 AM
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There's not much need for them in an RV that I can see, however, it's always good to have a few around.

With that in mind, if you want to sell a half dozen or so of all three sizes, let me know.

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Old 09-18-2013, 09:12 AM
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Since when do the words "need" and "tools" have to go together?

Some things are just cool!

I've got a bunch of wing nut clecos I got in a similar fashion - from a friend who had too many (who got them from another friend....). I actually used them on the -3 project when I needed some long-reach cleco action in tricky spots. Never used a single one on my RV-8 QB build before that though.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:12 AM
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I've built a few airplanes and have never used a wing-nut cleco.

Of course, I use pop rivet dimplers almost exclusively so what do I know?
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.... It's always good to have a few around.

With that in mind, if you want to sell a half dozen or so of all three sizes, let me know.

"ME TOOOOOO"
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:17 AM
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If you want to sell perhaps 12 of each size to me, I'll take them. Open to options of purchase, donate to VAF, cover shipping, etc. I don't need them yet but as mentioned, need is highly subjective... I'll send you a PM.
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Old 09-18-2013, 10:17 AM
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Of course, I use pop rivet dimplers almost exclusively so what do I know?
Mel, I need to introduce you to the wonders of Compressed Air...
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:02 AM
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Mel, I need to introduce you to the wonders of Compressed Air...
I've been using compressed air for over 55 years and couldn't live without it.
I just prefer to use the manual method for this job.
BTW, using this method, I can promise that you will NEVER got an extra unwanted hole.
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