What's on The Workbench

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  1. javlin

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    I have been slow at work I am getting old like all in here health issues once again got two more MRI's coming in the next two days.The G55 as she stands now. Regai 075.JPG Regai 076.JPG Regai 077.JPG
     
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    Sorry to hear about the problems Kevin. Hope everything works out. Pit looks great
     
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    Indeed! Pit does look great! Keep on keeping on!
     
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    That's looking good Kevin, and I hope the health problems subside quickly.
     
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    Looking good Kevin. Growing old is the pits. If i'd have known I was going to live this long I'd have taken a LOT better care of myself.
    Hope everything turns out well for you.
     
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    Good work Kevin and a speedy recovery.
     
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    You take care Brother.....

    doin' good work....
     
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    Shes getting there decent gap on the right wing root from the mid wing to the leading edge lotsa sanding going on right now before the union of the fuse and the wing happens.The nature of the beast on short run limited kits will post pic of the wing root when at that point.;)
     
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    Man that looks great so far. I hope the health issue subsides soon.
     
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    I have the gap to 1/3(half way up wing before) it's size by sanding both the fuse and the upper wing.I also had to sand the inner's of the fuse for the exhaust to fit and I had to remove the IP was a little to far right on the gunsight even though it appears the G55 did not have a center sight,it's not centered in the IP.I sanded the tailplanes should be a go there easy fit with tube glue being used find it much more substantive then the liquidon a joint without any pins. .I appreciate the comments about the health it seems all my C's are screwed with C4,5, and 6 with broad base buldges with advance arthritis on all just had two more MRIs done one on all the T's (old injury at T1/T2) and the L/shoulder life is catching up to me along with the six concussions.I have never felt like I was getting old till the last year.:( Regai folder 001.JPG .
     
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    Oh what do you guys think about the protrusion of the exhaust?I was thinking level from front to rear but if I do that the front will stick out far from the level of the flange coming off the fuse.
     
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    The exhaust looks too far in at least on the port side. I would agree it should be uniform front to rear. And those are some serious alignment issues and gaps you are contending with.
     
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    I found this Robert flush with the flange front/rear.The fit issues are there but not that bad really have dealt with worse.I have the fuse drying as we speak ,IP re-positioned and the exhaust situated.;)


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvMvNV5f_Gg
     
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    Excellent Job! I love it when a plan, er... kit, comes together!
     
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    I think the exhausts should stick out uniformly from from to back. Good work though.
     
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