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Old 06-01-2020, 07:22 PM
jliltd jliltd is offline
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Any progress reports on this glare shield mount? It seems line a really cool idea.
(a few more airplanes too)
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Old 06-11-2020, 08:54 AM
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larrynew larrynew is offline
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Any progress on this? I'm ordering harnesses for the -10 and would REALLY like to have my GMC 507 on the glareshield. Even if it's not perfect, this looks like a good enough start to use and optionally replace with the improved version later. I have to justify my new 3D printer somehow.
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Old 06-11-2020, 11:21 AM
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Hi everybody, at the risk of hijacking DR's thread I thought I would give a status update on my attempts at designing a similar glare-shield mount. Using Solidworks I designed something akin to what DR posted but with a couple of changes to fit my own needs. I then sent that design to Geoff at Aerosport to print on his industrial 3D printer. The result came back looking really nice as you can see in the pictures below. I know Geoff has some great idea's for modifications for future models but this is where we are for now.

One aspect specific to the RV-10 is that I used the Aerosport 310 carbon fiber panel which means my AP controller had to be adjusted to fit. Additionally, I didn't want the connector to be attached without the back-shell. I moved the mount higher up on the glare-shield so that the full connector could be used.

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Old 06-11-2020, 01:36 PM
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Beautiful!!!!! I've been sidetracked by work (moving ISP), summer house drama (faucets leaking, MnL coming to stay with us for a few weeks (95 years young) and cars broken. Everything flying kinda on hold.

I'll get there! Don't give up on me!!!!

Man that looks great!!!!!
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