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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - June 2001

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

6/2/01
  1. RTV firewall
  2. Clean fuselage interior
  3. Carve foam for ballast mounts - make nutplates - glass in nose with 3 BID
  4. Glass 5 BID pads on lower cowl rear baffle for cleco hole reinforcement
  5. Work on garage door post removal
  6. Build casters for moving fuselage while inverted
  7. Build wing supports
  8. Fabricate gas cap retainer plates - 1/64" aluminum
7 hrs
6/3/01
  1. Remove all instruments - prepare interior for paint
  2. Trim and sand previous layups - test fit weights
  3. Big clean up and organization of garage
  4. Finish fabricating gas cap retainers with braided wire
  5. Fit interior firewall cover - need 1.5" extension on bottom
6 hrs
6/4/01
  1. Fit new coupling in fuel line to give slack - make new bracket for primer valve
1 hrs
6/10/01
  1. Layup 2 BID extension on interior firewall cover
  2. Layup 4 BID pad for vortilons
4 hrs
6/11/01
  1. Cut vortilons to shape
  2. Take garage apart - flip plane - put garage together (Claude, Joe, Pete, Carmen help - pizza bribe)
6 hrs
6/16/01
  1. Sand fuselage bottom and strakes for micro
  2. Relieve gear openings for clearance
  3. Clean up
  4. Trim and sand firewall cover
4 hrs
6/17/01
  1. Prep wings for vortilon layups
  2. Micro fuselage bottom and strakes
5 hrs
6/21/01
  1. Linseed oil and seal engine mount  - white silicone
1 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 2500 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 34 hrs
CHAPTER 22: 216 hrs OVERALL TOTAL: 2534 hrs
CHAPTER 23: 303 hrs
CHAPTER 24: 113 hrs
CHAPTER 25: 282 hrs

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