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Re: wing / strake incidence

I know this is to late for Andy, but for others;

I am just going for memory ( I think the manual say so), but I bondoed a
quality "machine leveling" level on top of the battery bulkhead (shimming to
indicate fuselage level before bondoing) and it stayed there until the wings
and canard were fitted.  You never have to check the canard or wings against
each other, just the master level.  I never was able to mount the canard or
either wing at the same time (two car garage) until the project went to the
airport to fly.  I was overjoyed to find the thing flew straight and "hands
off" out of the box, as it does today.   

I machined some "pillow blocks" that clamped to each of the main gear axles,
and one for the nose strut.  Welded to the bottom of the blocks is a small
plate with a steel caster wheel welded to the bottom of it on one end, and a
7/8" hole on the other end with a 3/4"nut welded over the hole.  A 6" piece of
3/4" allthread is threded into the nut pointing down.  The main gear blocks
were milled on a 10 degree angle so the plate would be parallel to the floor.
With these things clamped to each gear, I could caster the fuselage 360' in
the garage, and once positioned, screw the 3/4" allthread down to contact with
the floor razing the casters off the floor.  This would allow me to level the
thing in all directions, referencing the master level on the battery
bulkhead,and provided a solid position.  I had to caster the fuselage sideways
in the garage and attach each wing one at a time to fit, and install the