Category Archives: Side Quests

Projects that can range from one-off modeling endeavors to shop improvement. A place for sharing things that are not directly related to Garrison Aerodrome products.

The Bob Wade Legacy Harbor Freight Cub

I wrote a somewhat lengthy Facebook post about this project and realized that I needed to drop it here, too. Finished up a “distraction project” from the Bob Wade legacy this afternoon. Apparently, Bob Wade had a go at converting … Continue reading

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Re-motoring the Ascent

My Ascent has been kind of a weird experience. For those who don’t know/remember, the Ascent was a Tower/somebody ARF with a built-up wing, holes in the wood sheet tail, fiberglass fuselage and probably tail boom (it’s painted and I’m … Continue reading

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Final Report – Flight of the S’Timmer

Well, the Skimmer rebuild saga is now officially over: The S’Timmer (T-tail Skimmer) had a wonderful and uneventful first flight this past Tuesday at the Lafayette Cloud Jockeys field Roll Call Tuesday gathering. The down thrust built into the nose … Continue reading

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Finishing Out the Skimmer (S’Timmer?)

Well, one last thing to do and done. The covering is complete. The receiver is bound. The servos set up. The motor spins in the correct direction. The hatch screw is replaced and secured. The battery floor is reattached. All … Continue reading

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Sweeping Up and Skimmer 400 Progress

As a follow on to my visit with the Lafayette Cloud Jockeys and a pending September trip to Iowa to attend the Sig Fly-In, I am attempting to get some things in order so that I have some planes to … Continue reading

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