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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - May 2001

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

5/2/01
  1. Sand and trim previous layups
1 hrs
5/5/01
  1. Finish 1 BID layup on oil cooler mount
  2. Sand outer bottom cowling
  3. Micro top and bottom cowling exterior
4 hrs
5/6/01
  1. Trim and sand previous layups and micro
  2. Fit lower cowling baffle chafe seal
  3. Begin RTV on baffles
  4. Recharge battery - need new - dead!
  5. Drill holes for upper chafe seal
  6. Begin fitting camlocs - rear top/bottom cowl join
6 hrs
5/12/01
  1. Continue fitting camlocs/nutplates
  2. Contine fitting baffle chafe seal
  3. Micro foam onto top cowl longitudinal baffles to thicken
  4. Continue RTV engine compartment - baffles
8 hrs
5/13/01
  1. Same - need 4 more on top, 2 on bottom, and wings camlocs
  2. Same - finish
  3. Finish longitudinal baffle thickening - micro surfaces
  4. Same
4 hrs
5/20/01
  1. Finish compass light wiring
  2. Mount fire extinguisher on co-pilot headrest\
  3. Finish mounting ELT remote panel
  4. RTV cockpit light wires and gas gauge wires in strakes - mount wire bundles in rear fuselage behind seatback too
  5. Mount last 2 nutplates on lower cowling - lower cowling ready for prime
  6. Pop rivet oil door in place - upper cowling
  7. Install last 4 nutplates - upper cowling - ready for prime
  8. C'sink upper cowling T.B. flange holes
6 hrs
5/26/01
  1. Finish interior brake lines - almost
  2. Mount 1/4" fule pump drain overflow line
  3. Run EGT/CHT wires
4 hrs
5/27/01
  1. Finish running EGT/CHT wires
  2. Remove engine
  3. RTV firewall
  4. Remove engine mount - ready for paint
  5. Prep. for fuselage flip
4 hrs
5/28/01
  1. RTV firewall
  2. Start building flipping jigs and 1/2 circles (w/Claude)
  3. Start preparation for garage mods.
2 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 2461 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 39 hrs
CHAPTER 22: 216 hrs OVERALL TOTAL: 2500 hrs
CHAPTER 23: 297 hrs
CHAPTER 24: 113 hrs
CHAPTER 25: 254 hrs

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