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by mskiby
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Paint Color
Replies: 2
Views: 3126

Paint Color

Getting ready to do a paint job on the Wheeler. I know white is the normal color, but what is the opinion of a light grey or cream? As long as it is a light tint is this acceptable? My experience is with Rutan planes and he used to say you can paint it any color you want as long as it is white. Look...
by mskiby
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Wing Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 8333

Re: Wing Bolts

Phil, Sorry I did not give a full reply. Our Express came from Middlesboro KY in June. It is equipped nicely for a 95 but needs a panel upgrade at some point. We found some very bad corrosion on the lower rudder hinge and had to replace. Also the paint in completely falling off. The plane needed som...
by mskiby
Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Wing Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 8333

Re: Wing Bolts

Phil,

Thank you very much for the reply. I am looking forward to many hours in the Wheeler and hopefully meeting many other owners.
by mskiby
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Wheeler General Information
Topic: Wing Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 8333

Wing Bolts

Just picked up a Wheeler and doing a good once over. Found some very bad corrosion on the lower rudder hinge so we thought we should dig into everything. Can someone tell me the torque for the main wing bolts please?

Thanks