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jcarne 05-12-2018 09:50 AM

Question on finish kit deletions and addons -7A
 
Hello everyone, it's that time, time to order the finish kit. What are the common deleted items and addons that you did or wish you did? I tried a search but couldn't find what I was looking for.

I am planning on going with the Lycoming M1B engine that Van's sells and Hartzell prop combo. I'll also be planning for the standard cowl (not Sam James). Standard brakes as well unless someone can really sell me on the price difference of the Beringer kits.

The only addons I can think of are the hinges for wingtips.

Thanks in advance everyone!

wirejock 05-12-2018 10:41 AM

Canopy
 
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Originally Posted by jcarne (Post 1259496)
Hello everyone, it's that time, time to order the finish kit. What are the common deleted items and addons that you did or wish you did? I tried a search but couldn't find what I was looking for.

I am planning on going with the Lycoming M1B engine that Van's sells and Hartzell prop combo. I'll also be planning for the standard cowl (not Sam James). Standard brakes as well unless someone can really sell me on the price difference of the Beringer kits.

The only addons I can think of are the hinges for wingtips.

Thanks in advance everyone!

Jeremy
I didn't change much on the Finishing kit. Same engine and prop choice. Vans cowl.
Deleted brakes because I bought the Beringer kit. We can discuss it if you like.
No powder coat on any of the canopy weldments. I want them powder coated my color instead of adding a layer or sand basting the white off.
Substituted SC-15 canopy. UV rating is much higher and only a slight tint.

jcarne 05-12-2018 02:26 PM

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Originally Posted by wirejock (Post 1259503)
Jeremy
I didn't change much on the Finishing kit. Same engine and prop choice. Vans cowl.
Deleted brakes because I bought the Beringer kit. We can discuss it if you like.
No powder coat on any of the canopy weldments. I want them powder coated my color instead of adding a layer or sand basting the white off.
Substituted SC-15 canopy. UV rating is much higher and only a slight tint.

Thanks Larry, I remember hearing a lot of people substitute the SC-15 but I didn't know how much tint it would be. Sounds like it's not bad at all.


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