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    The making of a Dominator II

    Thank you Scott and Pete. You are very helpful.
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    The making of a Dominator II

    I have not started on any part yet. I have a co-worker who has a newer version of solidworks on his PC at home to help me with the design of some of the parts. So I need some help from some expert Dominator builders and pilots.(ie) Ron and Ernie. The plans are for a dom. That spins a 60 in...
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    Junk yard dog update

    Larry. How many gals. does your seat tank hold and where did you get it. The one I had on the Dom I was building, If I remember right was 10 gal. from ulparts.com But they don't sell them anymore and I have not been able to find one yet. Thanx.
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    The making of Behemot

    WOW!!!!!! Amazing workmanship. I'm really looking forward to seeing some more. Outstanding build.
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    Junk yard dog update

    I really like your electrical control box on the left side. I like the way it's neat and organized.
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    Junk yard dog update

    Very nice. Show us more. Don't be withholding the pics.
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    motorcycle engine

    Maybe I should take the engine out of my Buell. And use it in a gyro. LOL:)
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    motorcycle engine

    Another problem that might come is that, that engine dosen't make any real HP until 10000-11000 RPM
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    The making of a Dominator

    Doug. I want a hobby that I can include my wife in. She is very against the gyro thing. She has made it clear that she has no intention of ever flying. So instead I went out and bought a Buell XB12R motorcycle. And we are going to go ride motorcycles. I can only afford one hobby at a time. And a...
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    The making of a Dominator

    This may come as a shock to some. I will know by tonight for sure the the making of a dominator may be for sale. So if anyonee is intrested. Let me know. I will know by tonight if I'll going to sell it.
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    The making of a Dominator

    This picture is exagerated alot. The low spots is where the metal streched more than the high spots. And that is what my first piece did. The second I heated more evenly and it came out smooth.
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    The making of a Dominator

    Vance your right . The first real piece that I bent you could see where it was heated unevenly. You could see where the metal streched more in one place and not the other. The second piece I bent I took more care in heating more evenly and it turned out alot better.
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    The making of a Dominator

    The sand that I used is sand blasting media so it's pretty fine as far as sand goes. But as I filled the tube I was tapping the tube to get the sand to settle in it all the way and have a compact fit. As I came round the die I had to bend alittle more than a 180 deg. Probably like a 183 to 185...
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    The making of a Dominator

    Well today I went ahead and bent my new front fork. I still need to cut the ends to lenght and everything else. As you can see all I did was the bend.
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    The making of a Dominator

    [ ATTACH]47429[/ATTACH] Here it is. My tall tail to accomidate a 70 in. prop.
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    The making of a Dominator

    Thank you for everybody's compliments. Sorry I missed you Todd. I was only able to spend a few hours at the fly-in on friday. And I did'nt get to go at all saturday. At the last minute bringing my gyro turded into to much of a hassle to bring so it did'nt make the trip at all. But one of these...
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    Rotortec Clouddancer - Innovative Single Seater

    I'm not planning on this. I was just wondering. My pod from Ernie should be here monday or tuesday, I hope.
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    Gyro-Kopp-Ters Question

    Dave. If your at the fly-in this coming weekend in utah I'll be there with my work in progress and so will gyrodoug. I'm not going to try to sell you on a dominator but if you build one from the plans and only change to what the new machines are using. It's not that expensive, Well it is but it...
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    Rotortec Clouddancer - Innovative Single Seater

    I love that pod. I wonder if it could be retrofitted to a dominator? All in all, very nice gyro. I would like to know some more info on the prerotator.
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    The making of a Dominator

    Does anybody know if these pulleys would be good to use for my rudder cables? Aircraft spruce part # MS20220 phenolic pulley.
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