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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by whisper » Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:47 pm

this garage has seen 12 aircraft projects..............as you can see it needs a clean up.........but then I may just need that part :)
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Unread post by GerhardRossouw » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:18 pm

Whisper, i like your current project!
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Unread post by whisper » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:51 am

thanks!
yes looking forward to getting the prototype flying......should be a fun aerie!

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Unread post by Jean Crous » Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:23 pm

:D Hi Whisper , tell us a bit more of the other 12 projects please 8)
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Unread post by whisper » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:48 pm

KR2 (built the same one twice following argument with tree)
Bushbaby (two off)
Piper Cub rebuild
Airbatic (2 off)
GK1 rebuild
Decathlon rebuild (2 off)
Motorfalke rebuild
Whisper (3 off)

ok so thats actually fourteen but the first few were in the previous garage!!
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:05 am

:D Thanks =D> =D> You are most wellcome to visit me if you pass this way to Cape Town.
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Unread post by whisper » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:11 am

Thanks Jeantree, will certainly make a plan to pop in sometime
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Unread post by Pheonix137 » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:03 pm

Hi Guys,

Thought I would show you my workshop (or Man Cave) where I am building my Vans RV7. It is by no means fancy, however it is comfortable! Build is taking place at my house along the shore of Bronkhorstspruit dam - Gauteng.

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I have two main workbenches in the workshop area, as well as two large cabinets and another workbench in another room adjacent the workshop. This helps to keep the workshop area as uncluttered as possible and all the parts out of the way of dust and damage. (lPlease excuse the pic, this was actually taken during my interesting excursion with fuel pump piping)

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And of course, we have to have the prerequisite model airplane in the workshop (This case an Eflite RV9 - RV of course!!), since it is a common trait for homebuilders (Actually there are 3 RC planes and one RC heli lurking around the corner, no where near as extravagant as Ians collection it must be said!)

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Plans for the future: I have organized to epoxy coat the floors, and will also probably re-arrange things in the next few months as I progress more onto system installations on the aircraft as opposed to the structural work.

You can follow my build here: viewtopic.php?f=64&t=55092&start=60

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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:27 pm

been quiet in here.

Nobody else got their shop to show off?
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Unread post by Avgas » Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:45 am

Will post pics when I find out how :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:17 pm

Avgas wrote:Will post pics when I find out how :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol:
Current project Bushbaby 912s then the Bearhawk 260 comes in :shock:
Hi Avgas, dont let it bother you.....really,....... dont let it bother you.......my wife does that bit for me :oops: :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Show us your Workshop

Unread post by tobias » Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:43 pm

Jean Tree
Het so n bietjie tyd gehad en toe rond gekyk op AVCOM en DIE was nogal n interesante thread. jis maar die kleurskema op jou Bushbay is great. Hoe gaan dit met die Revmaster. hoe vlieg hy daai aerie. is hy beter as n 2200 JAB ? hoe sal die twee vergelyk.....watter size plank draai hy? ek glo hy is goedkoper....asb vertel tog meer...
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:02 pm

Hi Tobias , jy het n PM. :D
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Unread post by JvTonder » Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:58 pm

JeanTree wrote:Hi Tobias , jy het n PM. :D
Maar ek wil ook weet :(
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:40 pm

JvTonder wrote:
JeanTree wrote:Hi Tobias , jy het n PM. :D
Maar ek wil ook weet :(
MMMmmmmm !!!!! Solank die Mods nie dink ek is besig met "advertising" Die Plank is n De Necker 62x38 met n cord van 126mm op sy breedste. 115Mph ball to the wall in my Bushbaby, teen 3000 Rpm. Op n 28grade celsius dag met 100 liter petrol kry ek n gerieflikke 900 fpm klim teen 75 Mph. Nou Ja , believe it or not soos Ripley se :lol: :lol: Ek skiet nie die Jab engine af nie , elke produk het sy plek in die mark, maar "bang for your buck" gaan jy nie hierdie engine klop nie.
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