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  Topic: Future Starduster Too builder!!
shorerandall

Replies: 7
Views: 6208

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2006 10:33 am   Subject: Future Starduster Too builder!!
one other suggestion is to purchase a set of the Starduster Magazine cd's from Charles. His efforts to index the magazines has made these cds a must have.

As you watch this board you will lear ...
  Topic: Future Starduster Too builder!!
shorerandall

Replies: 7
Views: 6208

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 10:15 am   Subject: Future Starduster Too builder!!
Carl,

Welcome aboard. There is a book named "building the gold Duster" that will be very helpful. It is basically a builers log of Fanks airplane. This book is on the construction of a sa750 rather ...
  Topic: Six cylinder TOOs - CG
shorerandall

Replies: 3
Views: 3443

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:15 pm   Subject: Six cylinder TOOs - CG
How much clearance do you have between the firewall and the opening of the injector unit( if you where to use the proven motor mount) and what is the Diameter of the injection unit inlet?

I am not ...
  Topic: Tio540
shorerandall

Replies: 1
Views: 1803

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:28 am   Subject: Tio540
can the tio540 jugs be used on io540 angle valve cases? Is there any reason these engines cant be used naturaly aspirated?

I saw one in a piper (lance or saratoga) that had the cowling off at my l ...
  Topic: Farmer bungee tool
shorerandall

Replies: 10
Views: 8145

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:22 pm   Subject: Farmer bungee tool
One other thing...I was intalling the saftey cables
out of sequence and in the wrong place untill I was
advised correctly..by this forum

In the first picture my saftey cables are inside the
ye ...
  Topic: Farmer bungee tool
shorerandall

Replies: 10
Views: 8145

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:08 pm   Subject: Farmer bungee tool
I guess I do not have a picture of the triangle shaped part
that houses the eyeball air vents . I think you can tell from
this picture where the "muffler strap" part fits into the scheme.
I goes d ...
  Topic: Farmer bungee tool
shorerandall

Replies: 10
Views: 8145

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2006 6:43 pm   Subject: Farmer bungee tool
I have an alum. piece that mounts under the front dash (between the fuel tank and the passenger) It has the cabin heat vents in it. The straps that where ask about are to attach the duct tube to and a ...
  Topic: Farmer bungee tool
shorerandall

Replies: 10
Views: 8145

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:25 pm   Subject: Farmer bungee tool
This is my bungee tool. may get some negative critic but it sure worked and did not over stress the bungees or top longerons. I also removed the bungees this way. I first tried pipe but it would roll ...
  Topic: Wiring nav lights in wings
shorerandall

Replies: 7
Views: 5698

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:06 pm   Subject: Wiring nav lights in wings
Dave,

If you do use the adel clamps. (I have no idea if they are the way to go) there are clamps that are made to work at the angle you need. you would not need to twist them. I bought some from an ...
  Topic: Bungee cords sa750
shorerandall

Replies: 16
Views: 11596

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 8:08 pm   Subject: Bungee cords sa750
Dspencer,
Thanks for the direction..The first picture shows my safty cable to the outside of the bungee..where I was going to install them. Is it in the plans someplace that the safteys go on first ...
  Topic: Bungee cords sa750
shorerandall

Replies: 16
Views: 11596

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2006 7:55 pm   Subject: Bungee cords sa750
I removed the bungees the same way I put them on...I farmered them...I removed the fuel tank and after covering the longerons I placed a 4" channel iron between the top longerons (pipe wont work as it ...
  Topic: Bungee cords sa750
shorerandall

Replies: 16
Views: 11596

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 6:27 pm   Subject: Bungee cords sa750
I pulled the bungees off and built a piece to go between the front and back gussets...I am going to just weld it to the gussets and not the tubes..the bungees will hold everthing in place for the most ...
  Topic: Bungee cords sa750
shorerandall

Replies: 16
Views: 11596

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Dec 26, 2005 11:42 pm   Subject: Bungee cords sa750
I installed my bungee cords this evening...boy that is a fun job!! I am concerned about the 4130 brace strap that is welded around the bungee ends of the gears..It looks to me like these will work ...
  Topic: Starduster Fork ends
shorerandall

Replies: 3
Views: 3092

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 12:57 pm   Subject: Starduster Fork ends
That is a really good idea...is there any concern about stress requirments not being high enough?
  Topic: Firewall rivets
shorerandall

Replies: 8
Views: 6352

PostForum: Starduster and Acroduster   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2005 9:22 am   Subject: Firewall rivets
I had a poor corn crop and now cant buy a shrinker!!! I just cut slots in the alum angle. There is 102 rivet holes in it so I guess I am going to use the alum 1/8" hard rivets I purchased. I dont lik ...
 
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