Home > VansAirForceForums

-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.

VAF on Twitter:

Old 02-01-2017, 10:54 AM
Caummisar's Avatar
Caummisar Caummisar is offline
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Idaho Falls, ID
Posts: 151
Default Disaster in the Shop last night


....and the grandkids are too far away to help!!

Mailing 2017 dues today. How about you?
VAF# 835 N755RC
RV-7A /FWF/Glued canopy/Wings Attached! Close
Slow build --- ALL THE WAY
Victim of LYCOMING SB-632-B
2022 Dues Happily Paid

Last edited by Caummisar : 02-01-2017 at 11:13 AM.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 10:57 AM
Randy Hooper Randy Hooper is offline
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 229

Easier to sort than rivets!
Randy Hooper
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 11:18 AM
TFeeney TFeeney is offline
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Floyds Knobs, IN
Posts: 176

Yep - it could be worse.

QB Wings done
Fuselage done
Systems and electrical...
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 11:21 AM
Snoho3 Snoho3 is offline
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Snohomish, WA
Posts: 174

That's nothing- I did that with rivets. No pcs, but I have a big jar of 'Miscellaneous Fasteners' that l'l sell ya cheap!
RV-9A - Flying as of 12-20-2020
2022 Dues+ Paid and worth it.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 12:28 PM
pa38112 pa38112 is offline
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Clarksboro, NJ
Posts: 1,055

That looks more organized than my usual method. At least you have them all in one place!
2004 RV6A Flying
2002 RV6A Flying
1978 PA38-112
2008 Wag-Aero Cub C-85
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 12:56 PM
DaleB's Avatar
DaleB DaleB is offline
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Omaha, NE (KMLE)
Posts: 2,364

Yeah... two trays full of assorted screws, bolts, washers, nuts, cotter pins and blind rivets on the hangar floor will sure keep you entertained for a good long while. The moral of the story is, don't set that stuff close to the edge of the table. Sigh. I'm still finding stuff on the floor once in a while.


Omaha, NE
RV-12 # 222 N980KM "Screamin' Canary" (bought flying)
Fisher Celebrity (under construction)
Previous RV-7 project (sold)
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 01:21 PM
MIKE JG MIKE JG is offline
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 197

That's called "shop art".....
-Mike G
Northeast Ohio
Rudder/HS/VS Completed
Working on elevators
Builder #83203
VAF Dues Paid Monthly
My Build Log:
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 01:24 PM
snopercod's Avatar
snopercod snopercod is offline
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Asheville, NC
Posts: 2,122
Default a different kind of disaster

I went to mix up some WLS primer and when I triggered the drill motor, the stuff just welled up and exploded out of the can all over the workbench. Memo to self: "Slow speed next time!"

(2020 dues paid)
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 01:25 PM
scard's Avatar
scard scard is offline
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Cedar Park, TX
Posts: 3,410

"Tanya, help! I made a mess..."
Scott Card
CQ Headset by Card Machine Works
CMW E-Lift
RV8 Building - fuselage / showplanes canopy. Last 90% reboot
RV-9A N4822C built flew 15yrs 2200+hrs.
VAF Advertiser
Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2017, 02:17 PM
Plummit's Avatar
Plummit Plummit is offline
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,623

Originally Posted by scard View Post
"Tanya, help! I made a mess..."
Show off! Most of us have to clean our own (ahem) faux pax... ;-)

2022 Donation Made
Plus extra donation for someone who didn't
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:20 AM.

The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.