Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

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Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:28 pm

At long last, I am now once again building an Explorer for myself. I have everything I need to complete the project. The work on the fuselage stands on 45 hours, and the wings were completed in about 5 working days. It will be flight ready within the next two weeks or so.
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Goose » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:27 pm

Stadig nou Boet jys te vinnig, lyk my die spray gun was toe skoon (^^)

Lyk goed, wat se pert gaan voor in?
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:34 pm

Rotax 582. All I can afford. Ferkin economy. But at keast I will be able to fly my own Explorer Engine upgrade can always be done at a later stage, my 3 cyl yaris is still stashed away...... vhpy
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Oupa-G » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:48 pm

Very nice and good luck , a pity there is no sign of yellow but we will forgive you.

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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby nicow » Thu Apr 22, 2010 7:34 am

Geluk Boet!!!
Geniet die bouwerk-dis deel van die opwinding.
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby spikes » Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:21 am

BAKGAT vhpy vhpy vhpy soos net my pa dit kan doen =D* =D* =D* :-D (^^)
Onthou ek wil vir 'n 'flip' gaan wanneer ek weer kom kuier vhpy vhpy
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Morph » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:52 am

My Hartjie my Liefie.....
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Thu Apr 22, 2010 7:08 pm

Dankie spikes. As jy weer kom kuier, maak ons hom vol petrol en gaan speel hom leeg! :lol: Today I had a LOT of interference, so only managed the engine installation.... well most of ot anyway. Got to leave for the Fairest at first sparrows tomorrow. Damned uncivilized to be driving when you could have been flying. (^^)
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Thu Apr 22, 2010 7:10 pm

Some pics.....
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby JvTonder » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:21 pm

Baie mooi oom Boet!
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Aerosan » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:24 am

Oom Boet, baie baie baie mooi man :!:
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Tailspin » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:57 am

Boet

This is looking very Nice Sir.
Keep the Pics coming and before you can say "Contact" you will be flying her. ## ##
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Dusty Eagle » Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:40 pm

Hey Boet.

She is looooking very good.

Will this be a record from start to flight for a Bushbaby?

What prop are you using if not a PProp.

Please keep the pics coming
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:29 pm

Thanks for your kind remarks. I am just back from the Fairest. Spent some time with the gang at Morningstar. The weather was fan-tastic, no wind, not a cloud in a flawless blue sky....... but nary an aeroplane flying. No Ferkin Flying Zone thx to FIFA. Bastards. Even to cops in a cop-van parked there to see nobody fly. Instead of going after the brother bastewards who flung a rock at one of the members as he was driving out the gate, no doubt a planned hijack or robbery attempt. But that is bugger-all :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

Rant off. Tomorrow I am planning on starting to cover the wings and no, we are not trying to set a new record time for assembling a BB, just hauling arse, in a quiet spell to get my own plane completed. vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Prop is a P-Prop of course, what else?? (^^)
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Re: Finally: MY own Bushbaby Explorer

Postby Boet » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:48 pm

Wings were covered today, and will be doped tomorrow. Going together really fast now!

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