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    The guy I know only talked about accidents. I...

    The guy I know only talked about accidents. I don’t know in the case of non movement damage what their motivation would be.
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    I know an IA that makes good money working for...

    I know an IA that makes good money working for insurance companies. He looks for “anything” that would make the aircraft not airworthy. That includes Ace/NAPA/etc. parts or hardware. It doesn’t...
  3. Basic question: If you adjust the stick position...

    Basic question: If you adjust the stick position to limit its forward travel so as to not go beneath the instrument panel you are also adjusting the neutral position of the stick. Since you still...
  4. 67519 This is what I did. I angled the panel...

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    This is what I did. I angled the panel (top of panel forward) to give a more direst view of the Dynon screen. I would not recommend you do that. It creates more issues with tube clearance...
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    67502 Starting to come together. I should have...

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    Starting to come together. I should have the rubber baffle seals all cut tomorrow.
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    674436744467445674466744767448 I split the nose...

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    I split the nose bowl. It will be held together by two screws on each outboard section (where you can see the pink silicone pull from the Click Bond nut plate) and...
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    Photos?

    Photos?
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    [QUOTE=skywagon8a;852417]Insert the fasteners...

    [QUOTE=skywagon8a;852417]Insert the fasteners which are behind the spinner from inside using either screws or AN-3 bolts depending upon which type of tool works best. Attach plate nuts outside the...
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    Thanks Oli. The issue I have is the spinner...

    Thanks Oli.

    The issue I have is the spinner is rather large, 14 3/8” diameter. I was planning to do something like you have but realized the screws would be behind the spinner and thus not...
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    First, I bonded into the cowl openings a flat...

    First, I bonded into the cowl openings a flat sheet of carbon fiber, traced the final shape I wanted the opening to have and used a die grinder to cut the shape. Then I just taped a plastic sheet...
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    6710867109 Modified the nose bowl by making the...

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    Modified the nose bowl by making the inlets slightly smaller on the prop flange side and making it fit the profile of my spinner. Since the center area will be covered by the spinner I...
  12. 67083 working on mine now. I have the Javron...

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    working on mine now. I have the Javron semi square wingtip, so it has a slight bow. I made rectangular blocks of pour foam and carved/sanded the shape I wanted. Then covered the foam with...
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    669846698566986 Turning out ok with a couple...

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    Turning out ok with a couple spots that need a little fixing. Once those are addressed I can make the cuts for the hinges.
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    6697866979 Pulled it from the mold and did an...

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    Pulled it from the mold and did an initial trim. The rest of the cowl will be laid up tomorrow.
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    Back at the project after almost a month off. I...

    Back at the project after almost a month off. I did the lay up on the lower cowl and should have the upper sections done this week. Four layers of 3K twill. Shark gills will be added later....
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    6682066821668226682366824 I laid up the carbon...

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    I laid up the carbon fiber air filter tunnel and dome. Thought it would look better with a beaded lip so I glued a piece of .25” foam cord on flush with the inside of the...
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    Looks great! Is that a cowling from Javron or???...

    Looks great! Is that a cowling from Javron or??? Did you make the shark hill vents or buy them somewhere?
  18. Thread: My New Cub

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    Congratulations! Give us a report on how the...

    Congratulations! Give us a report on how the first flight goes.
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    Thanks for the photos folks. I ordered a K&N...

    Thanks for the photos folks. I ordered a K&N filter today. Now I can start on the air box.
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    Servo is downward facing so it’s not going to...

    Servo is downward facing so it’s not going to tuck up as neat as it would if it was forward facing.
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    Do you know which K&N conical filter they are...

    Do you know which K&N conical filter they are using? Photos of installation would be helpful too.

    For ease of cleaning/replacement I’d like something that I can unbolt from the front like the...
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    Air filter question

    Iím currently building the cowling for my project. I need to build the air box in order to finish molding the lower cowl section. Piper drawing 13208 will accommodate a Tempest AA10-7150 filter. ...
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    Point of interest: I’ve flown down Big Creek...

    Point of interest: I’ve flown down Big Creek many times. It is not floatable (my opinion) from the BC lodge down about 2/3’s of the way to Dewey Moore. Too many log jams. You can float from DM on...
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    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/kev...

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/kevlarheatshield.php

    Perhaps a layer of this stuff would work. Says it reflects 80% of heat up to 3000* and will withstand continuous 1100*.
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    I have both plain weave and twill. I don’t...

    I have both plain weave and twill. I don’t recall the weight of the fabric but plan to use 5 layers. I usually use West Systems epoxy but may opt for Fiberglast System 3000 for the lower cowl...
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