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Re: Highlander 393

Postby TD1 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:35 pm

Just to let you know the build log is very much appreciated, great job! I follow pretty much all of them here. Already waiting on the next post!

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Re: Highlander 393

Postby BucF16 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:51 am

TD1 wrote:Just to let you know the build log is very much appreciated, great job! I follow pretty much all of them here. Already waiting on the next post!

Thanks!

Moving to time said, "I second TD1's opinion. I love reading through all the posts here. Seems like I am always learning. Personally I would vote for more photos and more video. Loved Troy Branch's thread about his SS build in Canada. Really nice build and he shared everything with great photos and video. Made for some great reading and he shared some great ideas. This web site is a blast!" Joe B

He I remember Troy's videos. They were great. I've heard that Santa swing thru China and brought a GoPro back to the states. If I can figure it out I'll try to emulate Troy's work.

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Re: Highlander 393

Postby sonex293 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:10 pm

Bruce,

Your site looks GREAT! Look forward to following along with your build. Now if we could only find more time to work on our project!

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Re: Highlander 393

Postby bluemax » Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:00 pm

[quote="BucF16]
Also, I wanted to goat my buddy Max Rentz (BlueMax) in to getting back out in his shop :twisted: Though, I better tread lightly as his 6'6" and a State Trooper.

Cheers,
Bruce[/quote]

Hey Bruce,

Consider me officially "goated." :wink: And it's more like 6'2"...not 6'6", and as big around as I am tall ! I'll be back out in the shop very soon (that sounds familiar..). It will be my New Years resolution.
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby BucF16 » Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:59 pm

Hey Bruce,

Consider me officially "goated." :wink: And it's more like 6'2"...not 6'6", and as big around as I am tall ! I'll be back out in the shop very soon (that sounds familiar..). It will be my New Years resolution.[/quote]

Well Max, from my Challenged perspective, It looks 6'14". :roll:
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby moving2time » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:31 am

Bruce, My good friend in Wadsworth is currently building a Rans S20. He tells me that he is good friend with Max. Do you also know Bob? Just curious. His Rans is ready for covering and he is going to use Stewarts. Planning on giving him a hand when he gets knee deep into it. Joe B
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby BucF16 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:04 pm

moving2time wrote:Bruce, My good friend in Wadsworth is currently building a Rans S20. He tells me that he is good friend with Max. Do you also know Bob? Just curious. His Rans is ready for covering and he is going to use Stewarts. Planning on giving him a hand when he gets knee deep into it. Joe B



Hey Joe, I can't say that I do know Bob. I would use Stewart's If I wasn't is such a hurry. When I retire I probably will on that next project. When you head to Wadsworth, let me know and Max and I will head up.

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Re: Highlander 393

Postby bluemax » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:14 pm

Hey...I'm good for that ! I'd be glad to give Bob a hand. And since I'll likely be using Stewart's also, I might learn something.
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby danerazz » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:10 pm

moving2time wrote:Bruce, My good friend in Wadsworth is currently building a Rans S20. He tells me that he is good friend with Max. Do you also know Bob? Just curious. His Rans is ready for covering and he is going to use Stewarts. Planning on giving him a hand when he gets knee deep into it. Joe B



I used to live in wadsworth! My father was in that EAA chapt.
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby moving2time » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:19 pm

We have an awesome group of people in the 846 Chapter. Nearly everyone is involved in or looking forward to building and we get together regularly to fly out to various places. Our meetings cover some interesting topics and our membership is very diverse with age and experience. OK, the age is not quite as diverse as it should be but we have all levels of experience. In March we are having a National Weather Service weather man come to our meeting and talk about aviation weather, forecasting and briefing. I look forward to our meetings each week. Joe B
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby BucF16 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:36 am

I updated my blogspot this morning. Here is one photo. I tried out the Oratex sample Better Aircraft Fabric sent me. As BDA said, there is a learning curve!

Cheers,
Bruce
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby AV8R Paul » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:17 am

Looks good to me! The problem with using the Just Aircraft Forum or any other Forum is the inevitable comments muddy the documentation efforts.
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby BucF16 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:55 am

Morning Paul,
That is exactly what I'd hoped this thread would be used for. Comments. My blogspot will be my official documentation of the build. The FAA inspector that will be signing off this project is a friend, and fellow part time cattle rancher, and has stopped by to watch the progress. So I'm not too worried about the documentation part.

I really like your N-Number! :D I'm guessing you enjoy shooting. Like most Texans. I'll have to com up with one with AR in it.

Cheers,
Bruce
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby AV8R Paul » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:18 am

When I get to go shooting, I have enjoyed shooting every since I was in High School in San Antonio, the school had a shooting range in the basement.
A friend of mine flys a plane with the N number 357RW, so he suggested I get 357TX. The only problem is Tree Fife Seven Tago Xray, I have been practicing saying Tree Fife Seven Tango Xray. I rarely use tree, my last plane had a 3 and I would inevitably say three. I may just use the common pronunciation Three Fifty Seven. I am licensed to Concealed Carry. I normally carry a Colt .380 Auto US Government Model IV, and firm 2nd Amendment advocate. Living in Texas, driving & flying near the Texas Border self protection is vital.

I don't think I'll have a problem with mine since I am doing a builder assist with Chris Wallen.
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Re: Highlander 393

Postby AV8R Paul » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:21 am

BucF16 wrote:Morning Paul,
I'll have to com up with one with AR in it.
Cheers,
Bruce


Bruce,
308AR is available reserve it.
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