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Old 08-27-2019, 12:49 PM
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Your plane is so CLEAN inside! I am envious. Great work Jereme, looking great as par usual. Keep it coming I am mimicking what you are doing.
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Old 08-27-2019, 06:44 PM
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Your plane is so CLEAN inside! I am envious. Great work Jereme, looking great as par usual. Keep it coming I am mimicking what you are doing.
Thanks Kent, copy away!
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Old 09-05-2019, 10:33 PM
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The three day weekend and after work has been kind to me this week. Got lots accomplished while I still wait for the new motor mount.

First I installed the backup ADAHRS unit. It sits a little higher than the one on the right so that is why the aluminum tubing support is off a bit. It also just occurred to me that the adel clamps and screw I used are ferrous, I may need to change this (although there is some ferrous metal in the backshells and connector as they come from Dynon). I also need to add a little RTV on the OAT wires where they come off the rib as a little bit of anti chafe.

20190831_162614 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Ran the network wire down to the newly installed hub.

20190831_164830 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Did some reworking of the shunt and ANL setup so that I could get an ANL before the shunt. The alt. B lead will come off of the first ANL output so now the shunt will see total current going to buses. Not that it really matters, it's just a "cool" number that doesn't really have much use in flight. Also, yes I know the second ANL is redundant but it's already there and installed. In theory it's only job is protecting the wire from the alternator load (the way it's wired here). I could get rid of it and just run a feeder off the master contactor like many do but to be honest I don't like the thought even though it's approved and acceptable. Not to mention, when was the last time you heard of an ANL blowing for no reason? It takes a whooooole lot more than 60amps to blow a 60amp limiter in short order.

20190902_084600 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Next I installed the pos-12 sensor for the flap positioning system. This took longer than expected but it's finally done. I need to wrap a little anti chafe around the wires and it will be done. For anyone interested you will need a DG16 clamp and the travel is pretty much perfect when it is up against the welded doubler on the flap weldment.

20190902_173201 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Lastly, I mounted up the radio stack trays to some angle. I spaced them a little more than 0.050" and used some 0.063" angle to mount them to. This took a bit of time and I ended up doing it twice as I wasn't paying attention to how far back/forward they need to be set. I am going with rear insert to cover up the instrument panel edges. Now I just need to trim up them screws and mount it to the instrument panel.

20190905_190948 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Next up, cut the sub panel for the radio stack and add some support. More on that this weekend.
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Old 09-08-2019, 05:34 PM
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Panel work is still going strong. Had to cut an opening in the sub panel. I used 0.063 angle to reinforce it, maybe a little overkill but hey it works and the weight increase is small.

20190907_181900 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Finished fabricating the radio stack tray mounts. These will be held onto the panel with six #8 screws into nutplates.

20190907_181918 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

After making sure everything fit nicely I deided to put in a couple of items just for fun. (and to make sure they fit)

20190907_140536 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Next I added the holes for the dimmers I'm using and then it was off to paint.

20190908_150457 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

Standby for what I'm going to do for labeling. I may or may not have access to a CO2 laser.
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Old 09-09-2019, 06:24 PM
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Very nice and clean build, QQ, what is the green, grey and black primers you are using? Not that I want to start a debate on prime or not to prime but I am priming some parts and find that everything I've tried is very fragile to nicks etc. Thanks and good luck with your build... I'm working on tail cone and mid fuselage....
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Very nice and clean build, QQ, what is the green, grey and black primers you are using? Not wanted to start a debate on prime or not to prime but I am priming some partners not all and find that everything I tried is very fragile to nicks etc. Thanks and good luck with your build... I'm working on tail cone and mid fuselage....
Thanks Dave!

As for the primers. Here we go. Where you see green it is Akzo found here.

The black is Jetflex L09028 interior paint on top of Akzo primer. The gray is Jetflex L09016 interior paint on top of Akzo.

The wingtips and anywhere else fiberglass is primed with Kirker Enduro Prime.

If you are going for primer I HIGHLY recommend Akzo. That stuff is super strong and sticks very very well to the aluminum.
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Old 09-09-2019, 11:57 PM
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Wow!!! Very nicely done Jeremy. It I may ask, what did you use to make the square cutouts in the instrument panel with.
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Wow!!! Very nicely done Jeremy. It I may ask, what did you use to make the square cutouts in the instrument panel with.
Thanks for the kind words!

I used a jigsaw with a metal blade to make the rough cut. Then filed it down and then cleaned it up with sandpaper. I use 400 grit turners cloth as it is really strong.
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:29 AM
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Excellent as usual Jereme!
Where do you source your Jetflex?

I just received more wire supplies...not sure what to do with it...haha
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Excellent as usual Jereme!
Where do you source your Jetflex?

I just received more wire supplies...not sure what to do with it...haha
I got my Jetflex through Skygeek. You will also need reducer and catalyst. It is definitely not cheap stuff. I would be very tempted to just use the water based stuff Jeflex sells next time. I wonder how it holds up in the long run compared to the solvent based stuff I used.
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