Forming Steel with Arbor Press
Forming steel plate can be made easy using an arbor press and homebuilt fabricated dies. EAA Chapters Manager John Egan reviews his fabricated components then demonstrates how to form a wood floor hold down clamp.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Easy Fuselage Layout
Pietenpol and Super Cub builder John Egan demonstrates a technique to layout and draw in full scale the sides of a fuselage. Once laid out the members can be built in place on top of the layout lines.
Corrosion Prevention Sprays
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Avation discusses the many uses for ACF-50 and Corrosion X to prevent and stop corrosion. Including metal and electrical components.
Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates setting the gap on a aviation style mass electrode style spark plug.
Turnbuckle Chain Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of a turnbuckle chain tool for tensioning cable turnbuckles.
Using Metal Shrinker
EAA Chapters Manager John Egan demonstrates the use of a metal shrinker. John also shows how he used a shrinker to bend the metal cap strips on the aluminum ribs he built for his scratchbuilt Super Cub.
Light Plane Cable
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a light weight smooth operating cable system made by Odyssey for bikes called Slic Kables that is a great alternative for ultralight and light plane throttle systems.