Fuselage 
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Ray doing the rosette welds
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Ray using the end mill to locate the axle pivot.
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Gear parts
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Gear parts
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Simple fixture to hold the gear parts.
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Ray doing the rosette welds
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Ray using the end mill to locate the axle pivot.
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Gear parts
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Gear parts
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Simple fixture to hold the gear parts.
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Completed gear mount.
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Simple fixture to keep everybody square
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I flipped the bracket around when I realized that I needed a 1.6 degree angle with the axle and the horizontal.
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I used an online tube intersection tool to print a paper template of the gear intersection.
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Gear intersection and axle angle.
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Completed gear mount.
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Simple fixture to keep everybody square
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I flipped the bracket around when I realized that I needed a 1.6 degree angle with the axle and the horizontal.
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I used an online tube intersection tool to print a paper template of the gear intersection.
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Gear intersection and axle angle.
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Tube fit from template.
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Simple fixture for rear gear support leg.
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One side done.
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The axle is still tacked.
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rear gear support for the other side.
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Tube fit from template.
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Simple fixture for rear gear support leg.
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One side done.
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The axle is still tacked.
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rear gear support for the other side.
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I clamped up a scrap 90 degree piece of plywood to hold the leg.
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Final gear support.
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I bought a Tig Welder so I figured that I would practice on the wing fittings.
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I welded the center tab and then tacked the outside piece to the center tab.
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After tacking I heated the outside piece and wrapped it around the tube.
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I clamped up a scrap 90 degree piece of plywood to hold the leg.
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Final gear support.
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I bought a Tig Welder so I figured that I would practice on the wing fittings.
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I welded the center tab and then tacked the outside piece to the center tab.
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After tacking I heated the outside piece and wrapped it around the tube.
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The first six complete.
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The support for the tail wheel spring. i am using an Aeronca spring from ACS.
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Making sure that the spring is level before welding.
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After three years the Hatz is on the gear.
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Mounting the front cabane support.
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The first six complete.
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The support for the tail wheel spring. i am using an Aeronca spring from ACS.
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Making sure that the spring is level before welding.
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After three years the Hatz is on the gear.
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Mounting the front cabane support.
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