Ben Church
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Olfa Knife - SEM pictures for the curious builder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taylor Ogden Apr 2, 2009. 5 Replies


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UW-Milwaukee, Assoc. Prof., Materials Science and Engineering

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At 6:45am on June 18, 2021, Michael Mccarthy said…


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At 6:13pm on December 27, 2020, Chane Burk said…

I was shying away from the donut system for the same reason. I already have my engine installed ant it would be lots of work to modify the firewall.  I’m convinced now and I’ll order the steel bungee tomorrow. 
You’re always welcome in Arizona too. 

At 2:39pm on December 27, 2020, Chane Burk said…

Hi Ben,
I know exactly how you feel.  I started my rudder in April 2008.  I started building pretty consistent when I got the rest of the kit in August, then moved, had two kids and changed jobs. Needless to say, building took a backseat.. I’m getting close now and hope to move it out of the garage and to the airport in the next few weeks.
  I’ve been looking at that steel bungee recently because my 11 year old bungee is stretched out and useless now.  Do you know of any 801s actually flying with the Viking bungee?  I think I’ll order one just make sure it’s installed before I move it to the airport.
Did you have to order anything different for the 801?  
The next time I’m in Milwaukee, I’ll have to look you up if you don’t mind someone looking at your project.  I was just there in August getting a type rating in the Shorts SD3-60.
Take care and happy building...

At 5:58pm on May 17, 2010, Phillip Owens said…
Hey Ben, I just figured it out what is taking you so every photo here all I see you doing is drinking coffee!!!!!! Time to go to work buddy! HA! Ha@
At 4:30pm on December 11, 2009, Phillip Owens said…
Hi Ben, Just wanted to drop you a note and wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy new Year! Hope you are making good progress on your project.
At 12:38pm on March 1, 2009, Stephen R. Smith said…
Hello Ben,

Thanks for your comment and interest.

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