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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - March 2001

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

3/3/01
  1. Sand all primer 100 grit
6 hrs
3/4/01
  1. Sand all remaining primer 100 grit
  2. Prime all again
  3. Hang up left wing
6 hrs
3/6/01
  1. Sand elevators, canard, fuselage top and cover, L.G. cover 220 grit
  2. Micro misc. divots
5 hrs
3/10/01
  1. Sand all Micro
  2. Sand all parts 220 grit - finish canard, elevators, fuselage covers and top, Landing Gear cover
  3. Sand strakes and Turtleback - 220 grit
  4. Sand fuselage top 320 grit - done
5 hrs
3/11/01
  1. Prime Canard Cover and spot canard bottom
  2. Prime center L.G. cover and T.B.
  3. Prime nose strut
  4. Sand fuselage 320 grit
  5. Spot prime strakes
  6. Micro canard elevator tube covers and T.B. fairing holes
5 hrs
3/17/01
  1. Sand all previous primer and micro - finish canard, L.G. cover
  2. Finish fit canard - hang up
  3. Cut foam elevator/fuselage fairings to shape - hot glue in place
  4. Prep fuselage for 2 BID fairing layups
6 hrs
3/18/01
  1. Sand strakes, T.B. fuselage front 320 grit
  2. Micro and 2 BID elevator fuselage fairings
  3. Clean up
  4. Re-arrange to work on engine area
  5. 2nd engine mount from AeroCad defective as well - order replacement from Brock
4 hrs
3/23/01
  1. Begin wiring transponder/encoder harnesses
2 hrs
3/24/01
  1. Finish wiring transponder/encoder harnesses
  2. Fit and measure for radio stack and make transponder hole in I.P.
  3. Finish glassing 2 BID elevator fairings - micro
  4. Make GPS antennae mount - attach to brake reservoir attach bolts
  5. Wire transponder antennae to rack
  6. Install COM antennae connectors - left strake and wing
6 hrs
3/25/01
  1. Wire COM radio connector inputs and intercom
  2. Wire avionics dimmer line
  3. Trim previous layups
  4. Install 12V and Gnd. avionics busses on F-28

 

5 hrs
3/31/01
  1. Sand elevator fairings - 100 grit
  2. Attach avionics stack brackets to I.P.
  3. Install avionics dimmer bus to F-28
  4. Test fit new engine mount from Brock - like a glove!
6 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 2376 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 56 hrs
CHAPTER 22: 212 hrs OVERALL TOTAL: 2432 hrs
CHAPTER 23: 246 hrs
CHAPTER 24: 113 hrs
CHAPTER 25: 244 hrs

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