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Old 03-20-2018, 06:20 PM
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Thanks for posting, that looks like it would be a ton of fun. Very cool to see a positive review of an engine build.
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Old 05-29-2018, 01:16 PM
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Default Finish kit has arrived!!!

My finish kit was delivered today. I was a little worried when I saw the crate since it had 3 holes in the side. I took plenty of pics as I opened the crate to check for damage. Luckily it looks like everything is OK. I deleted the cowl since I am going with the James version. Doesn't look like many parts for over $6K. Super excited and a little worried to get going on the canopy.
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Old 06-15-2018, 03:27 PM
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Default Canopy mechanisms with almost a 14 anti splat mod

Started the canopy mechanisms. First pic is the release hardware. I'm shortening the release handle to attach to the sub panel like many others do.
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Next pics are the almost a 14 mod from Anti Splat Aero. Never mind any strange bolts you see in the pics. They are just temporary to hold it together until I order the right ones.
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Next on the agenda is the canopy frame.
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Old 06-17-2018, 10:21 PM
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I have done the almost 14 mod as well. I saw you used a neat bushing where the canopy latch is going through the flap actuator cover. Where did you get that ?
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:33 AM
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I have done the almost 14 mod as well. I saw you used a neat bushing where the canopy latch is going through the flap actuator cover. Where did you get that ?
It's just a 3/4" rubber grommet from harbor freight. It came in one of their plastic boxes with a bunch of other sizes. I actually destroyed one first thinking I had to cut it a certain way to fit it. In reality I just had to pop it in without modifying it. Just had to make sure the hole in the metal was big enough. There was only 2 in the kit so now I have to find another one or buy another kit just for that one grommet. It is a nice finished look though vs just having the hole there.
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Old 08-15-2018, 09:35 PM
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Default Another Milestone

Got my engine hung today with my son. LOTS of bad words were expressed trying to attach the engine to the dynafocal mount, but finally managed it... whew!

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Old 08-16-2018, 11:04 AM
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Here is mine in Puerto Rico in process of painting! here some pictures of the construction I will update the ones painting later!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/142059312@N08/
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:54 PM
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Got my engine hung today. LOTS of bad words were expressed trying to attach the engine to the dynafocal mount, but finally managed it... whew!

I think you will like that engine. The oil will stay clean for 50 hrs at a time. You will ask yourself, why in the heck am I changing the oil, but just do it. Check out a sump riser for the carb if you plane to use MS.
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Old 08-16-2018, 04:55 PM
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Here is mine in Puerto Rico in process of painting! here some pictures of the construction I will update the ones painting later!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/142059312@N08/
appears to be a quality build. looks good! I want to see some paint photos.
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Old 08-16-2018, 06:11 PM
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Got my engine hung today. LOTS of bad words were expressed trying to attach the engine to the dynafocal mount, but finally managed it... whew!

Almost there Tom. Getitdone I am bored flying alone


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