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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by SONERAI » Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:13 pm

Goeie raad van my kant af, moet nooit 'n vliegtuig in 'n hanger start nie.
Ek kan jou baie dinge vertel wat al verkeerd gegaan het .

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Unread post by Jean Crous » Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:02 pm

:D Dankie Niel, mmmm! Glo my van daai dinge het al so een of twee met my gebeur :oops: :oops: For the ease of mind to fellow Avcommers, when i took the foto of my aeroplane`s engine running in the w/shop.......there was ONLY myself there, and the motor was at slow idle of 750RPM :D Added to that the stick was pulled to up-elevator and the safety belt hooked over the stick :mrgreen: 8) But yes Sonerai is so right...not a good idea to start aircraft in hangar............unless you are an aircraft builder and it is in your w/shop :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:59 pm

Thats the spirit boys!!

It just nice to see what guys actually get up to in their workshops, and what the workshops look like. Do yourselves a favour - have a look at the link in my first post. I know its garage stuff, but thats exactly where most guys start building. You have to see what some of those garages and workshops look like - and yes, in some cases its Yanky overkill - but I guess they have it all close at hand, so why not.

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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by flightlines » Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:59 pm

Jaa, Never feel shy about your workshop. It takes years to build up and so what if you are just getting started. Its a cool place to hang out, fiddle on stuff, build things and hag out with some mates and a six pack on a friday afternoon. Nice space there JT, and some nice aeries being worked on. I suppose if I had the same amount of space I would clutter it up fairly quickly.

Will keep you posted when I start to build my plane ... soon soon now.
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:45 am

Thanks flightlines, yes as you say....my w/shop took me 10 years to get it to what it is today, and it still is not exactly the way i want it. I also started in a garage......maybe i should put in a couple of pics of said garage, what say you guys :?:
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Unread post by bosvark » Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:00 pm

Ek dog ek was laat op :shock:
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:52 pm

Hawkerdriver wrote:JT,

Come on, my permission isn't needed. That's why I started the thread. Let's see what guys get up to in their workshops.

I am in Kigali on a flight, when I get home, will add my pictures as promised.

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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by bosvark » Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:02 pm

JeanTree wrote:
Hawkerdriver wrote:JT,

Come on, my permission isn't needed. That's why I started the thread. Let's see what guys get up to in their workshops.

I am in Kigali on a flight, when I get home, will add my pictures as promised.

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Agree. We are waiting..... :^o
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:42 pm

Sorry Lads,

Have just been flying quite a bit the last few days and have not gotten chance to get the photos. Will make a point, to take a few tomorrow morning, when the other half's car is not taking up space (and I have given the shop a quick sweep :oops: :oops: )

But, am enjoying seeing what the Avcom Builders get up to!! Anybody looked at Garage Journal site??

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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by flightlines » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:40 pm

Yeah, looked at the site and there are some interesting pix. But, speaking for myself I am more impreseed with what comes out of a workshop than what goes into it or how clean the floor is. And if it is only a parking space for an expensive toy then ... jaaa well fine, anyone can buy an image, but only a craftman can produce something that impresses.
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Jean Crous » Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:38 pm

:?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :roll: Surely there are more nice local workshops than these few :lol: Come on then lets have it :D
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Pete » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:11 pm

Well it was very cold in the hangar and my little wife said "why dont we bring ZS-VZU home and finish the restoration in the lounge" 8) 8)
Within 3 milliseconds the furniture was moved out and the project moved in.... dang.. I have an understanding lady!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :D
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Unread post by flightlines » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:30 pm

=D> =D> =D> :D Brilliant!
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:10 pm

:D =D> Pete you lucky man you :!: Now that is the kind of wife to make any pilot proud =D> =D> :lol: I know because my wife is also one of those 8) 8)
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:34 pm

Well, I am still confined to the garage - unlike other lucky lads in here.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

But, I am slowly making my workshop habitable for the very slow progress of a Bearhawk 4 place.

So, there you have my space!! no excuses to anybody else!!!
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