Queen of the Berry Patch

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Mon Apr 22, 2013 18:02

Lets see if we can post pictures again. I am putting the new wood back on the fuselage now.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Mon Apr 22, 2013 22:26

Dik

I'll email you a step-by-step instruction on how to post pictures, when I get home from work in a couple of hours. There is a thread on this topic somewhere in the forum, too, but I can't seem to find it, right now.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Tue Apr 23, 2013 16:52

Dik

Here is how it works for me:

1. To insert a picture into one of your posts, upload it to, let's say, http://www.photobucket.com, first.
2. Once the upload to photobucket is completed, you will find a gearwheel symbol in the upper righthand corner of your picture's thumbnail in photobucket.
3. Move your mouse cursor over the gearwheel and click on the second to last line "Get Links…".
4. Four lines of links appear in a new window, the last one being titled "IMG Codes (for forums, boards)".
5. Click on this link and, for a short moment, the link line will automatically read "Copied" on a yellow background, meaning that the link is copied and ready to be pasted into your forum post.
6. Go to the NAA forum and move the cursor to the position in your post, where you want to insert the picture.
7. Paste the link into the post.
8. Click on "Preview" to preview your post and to verify that the picture has, indeed, been inserted.

Hope, this helps.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Wed Apr 24, 2013 03:44

Posting these on behalf of Dik, king of the Berry Patch. :D
Nice work, Dik!

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Wed Apr 24, 2013 17:31

Thanks Matt

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Sat Jun 15, 2013 06:08

AN Update: I have almost completed the recover of the the fueselage. just needs a few more tapes on sides and bottom and it will be ready for filler coats.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Wed Mar 19, 2014 07:04

Just an update. I have 4 coats of Stewarts Ekofill on the fueselage and tail now. Am just waiting to get into a shop where I can paint it.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Wed Mar 19, 2014 07:48

Sounds great, Dik!

Keep it up and post a picture or two, when you can.
We are all waiting and anxious to see the Queen's new robe! :D

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by joea » Wed Mar 19, 2014 22:26

Dik,

Big suggestion. Please make sure that you put the mounts for the shoulder harnesses on the airframe BEFORE you put the headliner on.

It can be done while everything is finished but is MUCH easier done now...

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Thu Mar 20, 2014 13:51

Joe:

Already put Burls mounts in and added 3 point belts with inertia reels like you would expect in most newer planes. I never trusted those clamp down original type belts very much. Haven't changed the rear out, but thats on my list.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by dikholder » Thu Jun 19, 2014 05:49

Finally done painting ect.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Thu Jun 19, 2014 07:34

Posting this on Dik's behalf...

"I have just finished painting the Queen of the Berry Patch. She still needs some touch-ups and rub outs, but the paint is basically done. Need to get the wings inspected officially now before putting them back on. I am using the AMOC not the swiss cheese original method. I have already looked at them with a Boroscope myself, but thats not official. I have a new set of windshields to install with the solar grey tint. The original plain windshield allowed a lot of sun damage to the inside of my cockpit, and I want to delay that for as long as I can. I used the Stewarts System all the way on this restoration and am quite happy with their products. Thanks for the help and encouragement.

Dik Holder, N1441H, Queen of the Berry Patch"

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by Matt » Thu Jun 19, 2014 07:39

Congratulations, Dik,

N1441H shines like a real Queen, again! :D
I am sure, she will give you many flights of enjoyment.

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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by hangerash » Thu Jun 19, 2014 08:09

Ditto on the congratulations Dik. She looks beautiful!
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Re: Queen of the Berry Patch

Post by joea » Thu Jun 19, 2014 08:39

Very nice!

Glad to see another Sedan about to take flight!

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