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Old 04-18-2018, 08:48 PM
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Here is what I did for my wings, just prior to roof and sides going on. It is out of luaun with some cedar strips inside to keep the bugs away.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:10 PM
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Search for 'portable office' companies in your area. I found one in your general area that sells them as small as 8x12. Most have 'stock' items, but will customize to the customer's request. Tell them you just want a floor, roof, and exterior walls with one walk-in door (no interior finish). It'll come on skids that you could leave directly on the ground, or put on blocks to protect it from water, etc.
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Old 04-18-2018, 09:51 PM
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You could buy an enclosed trailer. Use it for parts and then use it for fun. Or sell it.
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Old 04-20-2018, 02:47 PM
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You could lock it up in one of the u store it places...
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Old 04-20-2018, 03:09 PM
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Check the local EAA chapter and see if someone w/ a hangar would allow you to store them there?
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Old 04-20-2018, 03:47 PM
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Wait, don't you have a living room? Free storage.....they only complain for the first year or two!
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Old 04-20-2018, 04:01 PM
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I just found a local company in our little town that sells, rents and leases all sizes of shipping containers. Standard sizes appear to be 20', 40' and 48'. Prices and rental/lease rates are not provided on the web site. And if this is available in our little town surely Livermore California would have something similar or better.

But renting a shipping container is another option.
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:35 AM
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Hopefully not too much of a thread necro here, but approximately how much does a finished wing, sans fiberglass, weigh? I too will likely have to hang mine from the ceiling in the garage.

The crates for the wing kit weigh in at ~400 lbs., so maybe 150 each?
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Old 05-24-2018, 12:02 PM
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Hopefully not too much of a thread necro here, but approximately how much does a finished wing, sans fiberglass, weigh? I too will likely have to hang mine from the ceiling in the garage.

The crates for the wing kit weigh in at ~400 lbs., so maybe 150 each?
I would say about 100 lbs but it's not equal. Heavier inboard.
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Old 05-24-2018, 12:58 PM
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Our county limit is 120 sq ft. I bought a Tuft Shed. Built on site. Excess is in the shed.
My airplane parts are in the garage.
Is there a height limit?
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