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scale model of waco biplane, prop spins & it pivots on a steel shaft (not shown) as a weather vane.
-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise
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#1 posted 01-13-2010 10:53 PM
needs a pilot? I like it… Better than many whirly gigs I’ve seen. I like the paint job too, although it does resemble a little the Japanese rising sun? Nicely done. What kind of wood and paint did you use?
-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...
#2 posted 01-13-2010 11:02 PM
I used pine & baltic birch ply. The paint is marine enamel. Also has nylon bushing in prop.
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#3 posted 01-13-2010 11:18 PM
I really like it, it’s cool.
-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8
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#4 posted 01-14-2010 02:17 AM
Nice plane, Snoopy needs to be flying it:-))
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#5 posted 01-14-2010 02:20 AM
Cool plane well done
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#6 posted 01-14-2010 06:27 AM
Great looking plane Mike. Whats the angle om the blades?
-- Ray , Florence Alabama
#7 posted 01-14-2010 06:34 AM
about 20 km/hr ? no clue really I had to make a jig that slides in slots of table saw. I think they are close to 30 deg
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