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Old 05-14-2018, 07:28 PM
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Glad to see you're going strong there Kent! I wonder if anyone out there actually looks forward to doing the canopy?
I wasn't! I have been milking this thing along...a bit here, leave it, come back later or a day or two, look at it. Yep, it's still there! lol.
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:26 PM
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I wasn't! I have been milking this thing along...a bit here, leave it, come back later or a day or two, look at it. Yep, it's still there! lol.
Haha that's how I felt about deburring wing ribs, all 32 long hours of it.....
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:53 AM
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Did a bit of figuring on initial cutting







Too cold to cut but I was tired of regular work...
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Old 05-21-2018, 01:58 PM
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Taped off and ready to cut preliminary to 1.50"









These dive weights work great for a little stability



Static line run to the front, seemed as good a time as any could be wrong



I went per plans, I really like simple and functional

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Old 05-21-2018, 08:01 PM
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Canopy cuts looking good so far, keep up the good work. How do you treat the edges after they are cut?
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Old 05-21-2018, 10:49 PM
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Canopy cuts looking good so far, keep up the good work. How do you treat the edges after they are cut?
Belt sand with 180, worked well, then random orbit hand sander with 220, 320. After I get the final cuts done I will go to 400, no more than that.

Frankly, 320 is probably sufficient but the plans say go finer so I will.
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:03 PM
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Default Sika???

What did you decide?
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What did you decide?
Sika. It seems to be a better solution all around Blain.
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Sika. It seems to be a better solution all around Blain.
There was also a poll posted not long ago on who had developed cracks, significantly lower for sika.
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Old 05-24-2018, 07:50 PM
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Default cut rear canopy

Got the initial cut done on the rear













I sanded edge with belt sander and then a pad sander to 320, smooth.
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