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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - April 1999

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

4/3/99
  1. Install AN6-31A bolts for engine mount
  2. Install AN8H-15A botls for prop extension - safety wire with 0.040" wire
  3. Install NAS1291x7 nuts for dynafocal bolts
  4. Fix electrical connection to alarm switch - replace green LED for essential bus
  5. Hook up magneto/starter switch ground wire
  6. Hook up mags - verify grounding
  7. Hook up surge surpressor on starter solenoid
  8. Assemble oil pressure sender couplings
  9. Wire oil temp and oil pressure senders
  10. Finish wiring Navaid Autopilot servo feed - test servo
  11. Begin starter wire installation with #2 wire
8 hrs
4/4/99
  1. Continue starter wire installation with #2 wire
  2. Verify starter circuit works - fix solenoid ground wire
  3. Run #4 wire from shut to Alternator location
  4. Install 80 AMP fuse in line to Alternator
  5. Run 18 GA wire - Alternator Master switch to Voltage Regulator location on firewall
  6. Run 22 GA wire from Master Bus to Voltage Regulator location
6 hrs
4/10/99
  1. Finish (5) and (6) above
  2. Replace green AutoPilot ON light with LED
  3. Attach left wing - continue cowling installation
  4. Flox 1/4" plywood on left wingtip for light mounting
8 hrs
4/17/99
  1. Sand wingtip
  2. Mount cowling top to fuselage/wing/spar with clecos
  3. Begin bending and fitting 1/4" vent lines (fuel) and 3/8" fuel return lines to fit on firewall
  4. Cut and fit cowling support ramp
6 hrs
4/24/99
  1. Continue fitting cowling and aesthetic pieces
  2. Cut glass for BID strips - bottom of T.B. flange
  3. Mark spot on firewall for Navaid mount glassing and flox
  4. Cut glass for left wing bolt hole covers - 5 BID
  5. Glass left wing bolt hole covers - 5 BID
  6. Flox and glass 3 BID reinforcement T.B. cowl flange
  7. Glass 1 BID wingtip light mount
  8. Fit all vent lines to firewall
  9. Flox aesthetic round firewall pieces in place over vent/return lines
6 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 1879 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 34 hrs
CHAPTER 21: 186 hrs OVERALL TOTAL: 1913 hrs
CHAPTER 22: 195 hrs
CHAPTER 23: 57 hrs

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