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Scott Perdue (50F)
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Reged: 05/01/04
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Loc: Texas
C-180A Resto
      #421748 - 02/11/16 08:21 AM Attachment (277 downloads)

I am at the end of a year and half project to restore my Skywagon. It has soaked up so much of my time that I think I forgot how to fly;) Anyway here are some before and after'

Before Ground:





After Ground shot:



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Gunny
www.eagleflyingmuseum.org

Edited by Scott Perdue (50F) (02/11/16 08:32 AM)


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Scott Perdue (50F)
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421749 - 02/11/16 08:31 AM Attachment (264 downloads)

ignore this... just posted to get that second pic attached.

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www.eagleflyingmuseum.org


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Ray Tackett
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C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421752 - 02/11/16 10:59 AM

Beautiful!

The "before" looks good, too. What motivated the restoration project?

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Ray,

Owner, Lake Wood Be Gone

Turning quality lumber into sawdust and noise since 2013.


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Mase Taylor
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Reged: 04/29/04
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421753 - 02/11/16 11:00 AM

Looking Good...

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Fly The Airplane As Far Into The Crash As Possible. - Bob Hoover 1922-2016 R.I.P.


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Andrew Niemyer -KDLH
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Reged: 09/18/04
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421758 - 02/11/16 12:46 PM

Great looking! So, who's going to polishing all that bare metal from here on out? ;)

Best regards,
Andy


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Bill Bridges - 9S1
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421762 - 02/11/16 01:14 PM

Very nice Scott. Are you still over at KMWL?

the other bill


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Scott Perdue (50F)
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Bill Bridges - 9S1]
      #421866 - 02/14/16 08:23 AM

Quote:

Very nice Scott. Are you still over at KMWL?

the other bill




Bill-

No, I live at 50F and the museum moved to Spinks (FWS).

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www.eagleflyingmuseum.org


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Scott Perdue (50F)
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Andrew Niemyer -KDLH]
      #421867 - 02/14/16 08:25 AM

Quote:

Great looking! So, who's going to polishing all that bare metal from here on out? ;)

Best regards,
Andy




Well, that's why I painted as much as I did. To reduce the polish surface area... and notice that it is the easiest to polish;) I use Carnauba Wax to delay oxidation and it works very well.

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www.eagleflyingmuseum.org


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Jeff Hartmann CIC
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Scott Perdue (50F)]
      #421872 - 02/14/16 11:53 AM

Nice work, like the classic look.

50F, just looked it up, nice field...(really nice field)

Next Texas race we need to stop by the museum.

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Jeff

nothing clever to say right now...


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Scott Perdue (50F)
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Re: C-180A Resto [Re: Jeff Hartmann CIC]
      #421930 - 02/16/16 06:35 AM

Quote:

Nice work, like the classic look.

50F, just looked it up, nice field...(really nice field)

Next Texas race we need to stop by the museum.




Now that would be really cool! I'm sure we'd love to host you guys! Cheap gas and great hospitality. Let me know what we can do!

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Gunny
www.eagleflyingmuseum.org


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