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Old 07-28-2018, 06:35 PM
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Well that the way it goes sometimes. Good part is this needs to be straightened out and you going to fix that.

Don B
Yes indeed!

I have some tweaking to do on the slider, it is almost good enough but the left rear of the frame hits the top skin when it goes back initially. The very back of the lowest part. Seems to have moved somewhat during the gluing and clamping business. I cut a new block for the pintle deal to go into to help and that didn't help so I have to try something else.

Is it possible to move the plexi with a little blow dryer heat? My windscreen has a major gaposis just about in the same place as the old one did.
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Old 07-28-2018, 07:04 PM
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Not sure where you want to move it, but donít think itís a viable plan. Would a longer windshield section work better?


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Old 07-28-2018, 07:14 PM
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Not sure where you want to move it, but donít think itís a viable plan. Would a longer windshield section work better?


Don Broussard
At this point, I am not sure. I seem to have plenty of plastic, it just has a hump in it. It might relax when I trim it as it is not trimmed in the front yet.

I have a number of little squawks on the slider and it irritates me as I really had it all in hand and now that the glass is on it is not quite good enough...darn it...

I need to step away and visit it in a week or so with a fresh set of eyes.

When are you back out here Don? I want you to look at it for me.
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Old 07-29-2018, 09:53 AM
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After much deliberation, I have decided that I am in good shape overall.

I just needed to settle down and realize that this portion of the build is a bit more involved and needs extra attention to the small details. I can tweak this one step at a time.

As my buddy always says: "One crisis at a time Kent"

Going to get at the first wing I think and revisit the windscreen just a bit down the road.
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Old 07-30-2018, 11:04 AM
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Changed my mind again...
Going to get the windscreen at least cut to size and set up on the fuse.

More of the mass amounts of filler removed and top skin all clean








Just about ready to get going tonight have a location to scout in an hour so off I go.
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Old 08-07-2018, 11:28 AM
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Getting the new roll bar set











Almost home on this darn thing. I cut another new set of anchor blocks to get them spot on. They are cheap and I have an adjustable jig set up so it is pretty fast.
My slider canopy is a bit low even with the spacers compared to the windscreen so a little fudging will take place I guess...
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Old 08-11-2018, 12:00 PM
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I am calling the roll bar/canopy interface done.

Finally...





I didn't get a shot from the other direction but they are parallel if not a bit more
clearance between.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:13 PM
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Started the gear because I felt like it was a good time









Need to clean up the brakes and install them on the new gear legs etc etc
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Old 08-24-2018, 08:59 AM
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Got my grips in process





They are foregrips from my Steyr AUG clone project from many years back. I have like 125 of them left over so I thought I would put a few to good use.
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Old 08-24-2018, 01:51 PM
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Got the mount on:





Went in nice and the center two bolt locations came in flush with the firewall so no need for spacers there!
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