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fabric plates

PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:39 am
by KevinC
I started working on making fabric attach plates for the wing underside fittings and a couple of things came up.  First, there are two templates in the book for the pulleys on the bottom of the wing (aileron, flap).  I can see how the flap pulley cover works, but the aileron pulley template doesn't make much sense as it is too large.  Seems to me like the flap pulley fabric plate template would work just fine for both?
Second, the fabric plate material is all the same size pieces - 8x6 - but that is not large enough for the aileron template or the lift strut attach bracket plates.  Any reason I can't make these out of left over floor material?



PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 11:13 am
by Gary H
I had the same trouble, I bought more material, took them to busby and had him cut them out for me. They look great and they fit! Let me know if you want some. I still have some material left. He is cutting more this week for a couple of other guys.
GARY :lol:

This is the way to go!

PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 1:06 pm
by KevinC
Here is a picture - hydrocutting is THE WAY TO GO.  Thanks Gary!



PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:23 pm
by Dave Krall CFII SEL SES
They look perfect.
Can I contact someone about buying a set of those plates?

PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 10:27 pm
by Gary H
I'm having more cut. Anyone who wants a set let me know.
[email protected]

got mine!

PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 7:03 pm
by scubarider
I just received my fabric plates from Gary.  Wow, what a lot of work saved.  Fantastic!  Thanks so much Gary and super price.  Owe you one.... :lol:


PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:30 am
by Gary H
I am having more fabric plates made if anyone needs a set.
Gary  8)