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Forum: Propellors Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,261
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Which Prop should we get?

This is an interesting discussion, helpful for other folks looking for a new prop

Here's what we have so far:

1. Sterba - 2 blade Maple prop, urethane LE - $535
2. Hertzler Silver Bullet - 2 blade...
Forum: For Sale, Private Sales Only 11-16-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: IVO Magnum Propeller For Sale

The 2.85:1 redrive turns the prop the same direction as the Lycoming engine, these redrives were marketed to the RX8 Renesis motors. This uses a standard pusher prop

The 2:1 redrive turns the prop...
Forum: Chap 19 - Wings & Ailerons 11-16-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: trailing edge depression - sanding the micro fill

When you do the bottom skin, use a thin strip (1/2") of peel ply along the joining trailing edge. The dry micro is just for support at that stage.

When you turn the wing over and cut off that "fish...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 11-16-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Thanks, Rick

Hopefully you wont get "the letter" too, but all 5 of the builders here at KFLY have gotten it. I gave them a case number from another builder, maybe they'll get it straight

Yup, I...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 11-15-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Still arguing with the young paper-pusher at Dept Of Revenue.

I provided the Colorado Revised Statutes reference by Rick above, that Aircraft Parts are not taxable

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Forum: Propellors 11-15-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,261
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Which Prop should we get?

That sounds like a good price, and the quality is top-notch.

I have an Ed Sterba 64x75 prop which is nice, not flying yet. Maple laminations with urethane LE, $535 a few years ago. When I get the...
Forum: Propellors 11-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,261
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Which Prop should we get?

$1400 sounds like a great price! Is that a 2 blade carbon prop?
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 11-13-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Talking to the CDOR guy again. Most of the reports of new amateur-built aircraft from the FAA come to CDOR with a manufacturer's name like "Jones LongEZ, serial Number 2", and CDOR doesn't worry...
Forum: Just plane canard talk 11-10-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By LEZ1675
Jet Quickie Crash - Pilot Miraculously OK

Its been quiet on here, thought I would liven it up a bit.

These guys attached some large RC Model Rockets (Jetman) to a Quickie, and tested it, didn't go well but the pilot was miraculously...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 11-10-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

I dunno, Rick. If I purchase something from out of state for my own use, that may not apply.

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From State Of Colorado:

Individuals and businesses have always been required to pay sales or use...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 11-09-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

OK, I got a letter from the Discovery Section of Colorado Dept of Revenue, they said that the value is $47,580 because that's what I payed for parts and labor, and that would have been taxable.

They...
Forum: For Sale, Private Sales Only 10-29-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: GU Canard Elevators

I would think that a used set of elevators would not fit your GU canard..

Eureka CNC can still cut the cores for you if needed, not too hard to make a new...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 10-16-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Thanks, Rick, but I believe that rule only applies to commercial aircraft.

But, I've heard of other people using that same info with success. I tallied up the spreadsheet I used when building, and I...
Forum: Velocity Specific Q&A 09-25-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 84,586
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: N951TM: Velocity Restoration

Tom, its a good thing you got in there, those old brackets look terrible! Once you run yours on the round part of the belt sander they will look great!
Forum: Propellors 09-24-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Metal Constant Speed Prop

In a tractor configuration, the prop sees more or less, a constant and even load. Burt felt that since the air coming over the strakes and around the engine was disturbed, this would cause the metal...
Forum: Cozy 09-12-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: CG and main undercarriage

CG of the aircraft is computed with pilot weight, usually half tanks and oil. When the AC is built, it's weighed completely empty to establish a baseline, then other variables are added to compute...
Forum: Velocity Specific Q&A 09-07-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 84,586
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: N951TM: Velocity Restoration

Tom, I don't see any Youtube videos of that Velocity engine running ....

I have a few extra vacation days, do I need to come over there? Ha! Party!
Forum: Finishes and Finishing 09-06-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,708
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Cory Bird's Raw Epoxy Finishing Technique

Auto Body shops use Polyester Body filler, which is polyester resin and talcum powder. Also a bit wetter than thick micro, so it doesn't get so many pinholes. Also heavier due to the talcum powder...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 08-31-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Or the "Aircraft Builder's Protection Act" !

Thanks, guys, for the info...
Forum: Velocity Specific Q&A 08-28-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 84,586
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: N951TM: Velocity Restoration

Sounds like building a ship in a bottle! Or rebuilding it...

They must have put that gear on the bench, then built the plane around it!

Good luck, Tom, you're a trooper!

When you gonna start the...
Forum: Rules and Regulations - USA 08-25-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By LEZ1675
Uh-Oh, Here We Go - State Sales Tax

Just got a letter from Colorado Dept Of Revenue - "We just received word that you purchased an airplane and we need proof that you paid taxes on it".

So I called them up, explained that it's a...
Forum: Just plane canard talk 08-17-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Eclipse 2017

Now THAT will be cool! How far south of Omaha will you be flying to get a good view? Maybe land at Beatrice or Brenner and watch!

Be sure to take your Eclipse Glasses with you just in case you want...
Forum: Landing Gear, Wheels, Tires, and Brakes 07-28-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Tow Point ? Advice Needed

Thanks all for the advice.

I made a small tab on the front of the shock mount (NG3) that pokes through the LG cover, works like a charm!
Forum: For Sale, Private Sales Only 07-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By LEZ1675
Re: Canard sq2000 phase 1 aircraft

Sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad, Claire, he sounds like a great guy.
Forum: Landing Gear, Wheels, Tires, and Brakes 07-12-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By LEZ1675
Tow Point ? Advice Needed

I just moved to a hangar that has a steep ramp, and I can barely push the plane up into the hangar, so I need to make a winch contraption and figure out the best place for a tow hook.

I wanted to...
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