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Old 03-06-2018, 09:33 AM
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Here are photos of the more populated firewall:

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Old 03-08-2018, 07:43 AM
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Firewall getting populated:



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Old 03-08-2018, 05:02 PM
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FYI. None of your photos beginning with Post #153 are visible for me.
Roger. I think I am going to take another look at the value of this to me and anyone browsing. I have tried several avenues and they are all dead ends...lol

I am not seeing them either after a thorough cache cleaning
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Old 03-10-2018, 09:31 AM
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Kent: In one of the first posts in this thread a reference was made that looked like it was the history of how you got started into this project but when I click on it, nothing comes up. Can you give me a brief history? Thanks, John R
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Old 03-10-2018, 05:55 PM
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John,
I got started looking for a plane to purchase, certified. Couldn't find anything with the performance I wanted. Started looking for a kit and found that Vans is right down the 5 freeway 20 minutes. Seemed like the best choice.
Saw the plane wreck I now own for sale on Barnstormers I think and after some vacillation, I thought I could make it work and bought it. Trailered it up from SAC and started work on it. It was a turn over from Nevada originally. I purchased it from the guy who bought the wreck originally for the motor that was in it. So it had no motor or panel and had a bent left wing spar amongst many other things.

I purchased a SB fuse kit minus hardware and a few skins and have been resurrecting it ever since.
I knew it would have more damage than I thought and I was correct. I have rebuilt many vintage cars and it is always worse than you think. At least that has been my experience.

I think that about sums it up!

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Old 03-12-2018, 03:15 PM
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Just messing about with the frame and getting to know each other a bit better before we go all the way.



Hope they show...
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Old 03-12-2018, 08:55 PM
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They show!!
Success! At least for the time being...
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:04 AM
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So, it appears to me after some investigation that if you are not logged into Google you will not be able to see many of the images in this thread and if you are logged in you may still not be able to see them...I have a flickr acct. I am trying to get up and running currently.

What I bought, seemed to be in much better shape than I knew it would be...I was correct.

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Kent I hope Flickr works out for you, would love to see them pics again.
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Kent I hope Flickr works out for you, would love to see them pics again.
Jcarne can you see the photo above your last post?
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