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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - December 2001

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

12/1/01
  1. Sand right wing bottom 220 grit - (runs only), 320 grit - over runs and 220 grit and orange peel, 600, 1000, 1500, 2000 grit
  2. Sand right wing top 220 grit - (runs only), 320 grit, 600 grit
7 hrs
12/2/01
  1. Finish wing top, 1000, 1500, 2000 grit
  2. Start left wing bottom - 220, 320, 600 grit
4 hrs
12/8/01
  1. Sand left wing bottom 1000, 1500, 2000 grit
  2. Sand left wing top 220, 320, 600 grit
4 hrs
12/9/01
  1. Sand left wing top 1000, 1500, 2000, grit
  2. List spots for touch up
  3. Mask left wing for touch up
4 hrs
12/11/01
  1. Mask right wing for touch up
1 hrs
12/15/01
  1. Finish masking wing and fuselage
  2. Sand all spots 320 grit
  3. Sand landing gear strut, ailerons, rudders, elevators 220, 320, 600, 1000 grit
6 hrs
12/16/01
  1. Sand above 1500, 2000 grit
  2. Mask ailerons, rudders, elevators for touch up - sand spots w/320 grit
  3. Sand fuselage front, covers, landing brake 320, 600, 1000, 1500, 2000 grit
  4. Mask fuselage front for touch up - sand spots w/320 grit
  5. Clean all spots for painting
  6. Paint all spots - 3 coats
7 hrs
12/22/01
  1. Sand re-painted spots
3 hrs
12/23/01
  1. Sand re-painted spots
2 hrs
12/24/01
  1. Sand re-painted spots
5 hrs
12/26/01
  1. Sand re-painted spots
  2. Sand lower cowl - 320 grit - 2000 grit
5 hrs
12/27/01
  1. Sand upper cowl - 320 grit - 2000 grit
  2. Sand canard - 320 grit
3 hrs
12/28/01
  1. Sand canard - 600 to 2000 grit
  2. Polish canard - medium/fine/glaze
  3. Polish fuselage bottom - fine
4 hrs
12/29/01
  1. Polish fuselage bottom - glaze
  2. Polish landing gear strut - medium/fine/glaze
  3. Install landing gear strut and wheels
  4. Prepare garage for flipping fuselage
5 hrs
12/30/01
  1. Flip plane right side up - remove circular supports from spar (help from Joe, Pete, Carmen)
  2. Re-assemble garage - clean up
2 hrs
12/31/01
  1. Prepare inside and outside of fuselage for painting
  2. Prepare spinner for priming
  3. Prepare instrument panel for black paint
6 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 2664 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 68 hrs
CHAPTER 22: 216 hrs OVERALL TOTAL: 2732 hrs
CHAPTER 23: 303 hrs
CHAPTER 24: 113 hrs
CHAPTER 25: 480 hrs

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