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Gary's RV8 Construction Log
Work Logs Found: 241
Category Work Time: 418 Hours
 Date
Hours
Work Log Summary

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 11-20-2011
3.00
L/E: Rivetted to main spar
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 11-19-2011
2.00
F/Tanks: Prepped baffle for installation
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 11-14-2011
3.00
T/S: Dimpled all top skins, Installed Aileron Bell
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 11-12-2011
3.00
L/E: Rivetted leading edges
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 11-09-2011
3.00
T/S: Deburred all top skins
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 11-08-2011
1.00
T/S: Removing plastic in prep for debur
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 11-07-2011
1.00
F/Tanks: Double check pro-seal
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 11-06-2011
1.50
F/Tanks: Riveted leading edge support brackets
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 11-03-2011
0.50
Continued dimpling rear spar
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 11-01-2011
1.00
Dimpled Rear Spar
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 10-31-2011
2.00
Coutersunk Main spar for wing skin rivets
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 10-30-2011
2.00
Coutersunk Main spar for wing skin rivets
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 10-27-2011
1.50
Dimpling main ribs
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 10-26-2011
1.50
Started dimpling wing understructure
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 10-24-2011
2.00
L T/S: Scarfing corners on Top Skins
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 10-23-2011
2.00
L/E: Priming and rivetting platenuts to joint plat
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 10-22-2011
1.50
L/E: Drilled platenuts on Joint Plates
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 10-16-2011
0.50
L/E: Finished dimpling skins
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 09-26-2011
1.50
L/E: Removed plastic and dimpled skin
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 09-22-2011
1.50
R L/E: Deburr skin and dimple ribs and joint plate
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 09-03-2011
1.50
L L/E: Deburr skin and dimple ribs and joint plate
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 07-24-2011
2.00
R F/Tank: Installed Cap. Senders and outboard rib
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 05-29-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Rivetted inboard most rib
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 05-22-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Prosealed vent pipe in place
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 05-14-2011
0.50
R F/Tank: Vent pipe bending (inboard)
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 05-08-2011
0.50
R F/Tank: Fitted vent pipe
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 05-01-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Rivetted ribs and Filler Cap housing
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 03-27-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Fay sealed ribs in place
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 02-13-2011
1.00
L F/Tank: Installed outboard rib and extra pro-sea
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 02-03-2011
2.00
L F/Tank: Installed Cap. senders and inboard rib
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 02-01-2011
0.50
L F/Tank: Vent pipe bending
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 01-27-2011
1.00
L F/Tank: Fitted the vent pipe
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 01-25-2011
2.00
L F/Tank: Rivetted ribs and Filler cap
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 01-18-2011
1.50
L F/Tank: Rivetted Stiffeners and Drain Plug
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 01-17-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Rivetted stiffeners and drain plug
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 01-15-2011
1.50
F/Tanks: Prep for proseal
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 01-13-2011
2.00
R F/Tank: Dimpled skin and prep for pro-seal
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 01-12-2011
1.00
R F/Tank: Dimpled ribs and stiffeners
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 01-11-2011
1.00
L F/Tank: Dimple skin
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 01-10-2011
2.00
L F/Tank: Disassemble and deburr
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 11-08-2010
0.50
F/Tanks: Safety wired trap doors in place
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 11-07-2010
1.50
L F/Tank: Flop Tube anti hang-up
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 11-01-2010
1.00
R F/Tank: Manufactured vent pipe clamp
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 10-30-2010
4.00
R F/Tank: Filler Camp, Drain Plug and Cap.plates
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 10-27-2010
2.00
L F/Tanks: Vent Pipe Clamp and fit Capacitance pla
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 10-25-2010
2.00
F/Tanks: Fitting Left Drain Plug and Filler Cap
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 10-24-2010
2.50
F/Tanks: Capacitance Fuel Sender Installation
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 10-23-2010
1.00
F/Tanks: Inboard Bay Trap Door (Left)
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 10-22-2010
1.00
F/Tanks: Inboard Bay Trap Door (Right)
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 10-21-2010
0.50
F/Tanks: Inboard Bay Trap Doors
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 10-20-2010
2.00
F/Tanks: Inspection holes
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 10-19-2010
1.00
F/Tanks: Inboard Ribs Inspection Hole Cut-Outs
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 10-18-2010
2.00
F/Tanks: T405 Attachment Brackets
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 10-11-2010
3.00
F/Tanks: T405 Attachment Brackets
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 10-10-2010
4.00
F/Tanks: Debur skins/ribs, start on T405 brackets
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 10-09-2010
1.00
F/Tanks: Countersinking Skins and drilling stiffen
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 10-07-2010
1.00
R F/Tank: Countersink skins
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 10-05-2010
1.00
Z Brackets: Drilling to right tank baffle
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 10-04-2010
1.00
Z Brackets: Mount Right Fuel Tank
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 10-03-2010
1.00
R F/Tank: Cleco together
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 09-12-2010
0.50
F/Tanks: Prep stiffeners
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 09-06-2010
1.00
L F/Tank: drilling and cut all stiffeners
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 09-05-2010
1.50
L F/Tank: Drill W423 Joint Plate
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 09-02-2010
0.00
Z Brackets-Fitting & drilling to Left Fuel Tank 4
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 09-02-2010
0.00
Z Brackets-Fitting & drilling to Left Fuel Tank 3
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 09-02-2010
0.00
Z Brackets-Fitting & drilling to Left Fuel Tank 2
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 09-02-2010
2.00
Z Brackets-Fitting & drilling to Left Fuel Tank 1
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 08-31-2010
3.00
Z Brackets - Priming and rivet nutplates
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 08-30-2010
1.50
Z Bracket - countersinking and spar countersink
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 08-29-2010
3.00
Bending Brake - Rebuild
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 08-28-2010
1.50
Z brackets - drilling nutplates
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 08-26-2010
0.50
Z Brackets - drilling to right spar
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 08-15-2010
0.50
Z Brackets - drilling to left spar
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 08-14-2010
1.00
Z Brackets ... cleco fuel tank skin
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 08-14-2010
1.50
Z Brackets
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 05-02-2010
0.00
Wing Stands: Photos after the fact
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 05-01-2010
40.00
Wings stands, rigging, skins, drilling, leading ed
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 04-18-2010
8.00
Rivet understructure together
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 03-11-2010
1.00
Ribs: Priming
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 03-10-2010
2.00
Disassemble understructure and debur
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 03-08-2010
4.00
Clecoed understructure together
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 02-28-2010
2.00
Wing Stands: Drilled feet and welded to uprights
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 02-27-2010
2.00
Wing Stands: Cut uprights and shaped feet
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 02-25-2010
4.00
Ribs: Fluting
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 02-24-2010
4.00
Ribs: Fluting...
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 02-23-2010
1.00
Ribs: Fluting
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 02-22-2010
4.00
Ribs: Bending Flanges to 90 Deg.
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 02-21-2010
8.00
Ribs: Deburring...
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 01-26-2010
1.50
Ribs: Deburring...
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 01-25-2010
4.00
Ribs: Deburring
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 01-24-2010
1.50
Rear Spars: Rivetting and starting on Ribs
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 01-23-2010
1.00
Rear Spars: 2 - Prep and Priming
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 01-23-2010
1.00
Rear Spars: 1 - Reinforcement fork and doublers
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 01-22-2010
1.00
Rear Spars: Aileron push rod cut-outs
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 01-21-2010
0.50
Rear Spars: Match drill reinforcement plates
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 01-19-2010
3.00
Rear Spars: Edge Prepping
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 01-18-2010
0.50
Tie Down Manufacture - 3
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 01-17-2010
0.00
Tie Down Manufacture - 2 (cont)
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 01-17-2010
3.00
Tie Down Manufacture - 2
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 01-12-2010
1.00
Tie Down Manufacture - 1
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 01-11-2010
2.00
Rivet Web Platenuts, start on Tie Down Spacers
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 01-09-2010
1.00
Rivet Flange Platenuts to spar
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 01-07-2010
4.00
Countersink & Prime spars, rivet platenuts
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 01-05-2010
3.00
Countersink Main Spars
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 12-23-2009
0.00
Wings Arrive
       

 12-14-2009
1.00
HS Tips: Drill, countersink and rivet
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 12-13-2009
1.00
HS Tips: Re-enforcing with aluminium strips
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 12-12-2009
3.00
R-Elev Tip: Re-enforcing, balancing and rivetting
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 12-09-2009
1.50
Elev Tips: Re-enforcing tips and match drilling
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 12-07-2009
2.00
HS & Elev Tips: Final sanding, removing box tape
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 12-06-2009
1.00
HS & Elev Tips: Pinhole filling, sanding, priming
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 12-05-2009
1.50
HS & Elev Tips: Sanding, priming, repeat
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 12-04-2009
1.50
L-HS & L Elev Tip: Sanding, shaping, strengthening
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 12-03-2009
1.50
L-HS & L-Elev Tips: Sanding and re-shaping
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 11-29-2009
0.50
L-HS Tip: Remove and rebuild elev skin "joggle"
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 11-29-2009
1.00
L-Elev Tip: Remove and rebuild elev skin "joggle"
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 11-28-2009
0.50
L-Elev Tip: Sanding front face to shape
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 11-27-2009
0.50
L-HS & L-Elev Tips: Sanding and floxing
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 11-26-2009
1.00
L-HS Tip: Prep and glass in rear "face"
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 11-26-2009
2.00
L-Elev Tip: Prep and layup front "face"
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 11-24-2009
1.00
R-HS & R-Elev: Pinhole filling, sanding, priming
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 11-23-2009
1.50
R-HS & R Elev: Balancing, priming and more floxing
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 11-18-2009
1.50
R-HS & R-Elev tip: Sanded, ballooned and floxed
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 11-17-2009
1.00
R-HS Tip: Sand down joggle and flox
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 11-15-2009
0.50
R-HS Tip: Another layup
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 11-14-2009
0.50
R-HS & Elev tip: Sanding to shape
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 11-08-2009
0.50
R-HS Tip: Test fit and make flox gusset inside
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 11-08-2009
1.00
R-Elev Tip: Sand tip joggle and micro balloon
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 11-07-2009
1.00
R-HS Tip: Construct Foam Rib and Glass Over
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 11-07-2009
0.50
R-Elev Tip: Remove and rebuild elev tip "joggle"
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 11-01-2009
0.50
R-HS Tip: Initial fitting and drilling to skin
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 11-01-2009
1.50
R-Elev Tip: Sanding and shaping
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 10-29-2009
0.00
R-Elev Tip: Glass in counterweight -Part 2-
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 10-29-2009
1.50
R-Elev Tip: Glass in counterweight -Part 1-
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 10-26-2009
0.50
L-Elev: Fitted Trim Servo
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 10-26-2009
1.50
Elev Tips: Cut to size, test fitted and drilled to
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 10-25-2009
2.00
Elev: Mounting and aligning elevators to H-Stab
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 10-22-2009
1.50
R-Elev: Rolled leading edge
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 10-18-2009
2.00
L-Elev: Rolling leading edge
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 10-17-2009
2.50
L-Elev: Rivet skin to understructure and Trim Tab
Details
       

 10-15-2009
2.00
R-Elev: Rivet skin to understructure
Details
       

 10-14-2009
1.00
Elev: Inspection and Trim Tab Rivetting
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 10-12-2009
0.50
L-Elev: Trim Tab Hinge
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 10-11-2009
0.00
New Fuse/ Engine/ Prop - I mean Garage/Kitchen/Stu
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 10-26-2008
0.50
L-Elev: Rivet Understructure
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 10-18-2008
1.00
L-Elev: Priming
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 10-14-2008
1.00
L-Elev: Trim Tab construction
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 10-13-2008
1.50
L-Elev: Rivet spar and start trim tab construction
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 10-12-2008
0.00
L-Elev: Trim tab bend - Part 2
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 10-12-2008
2.00
L-Elev: Trim tab bend - Part 1
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 10-12-2008
1.00
L-Elev: Elevator tab folding
Details
       

 10-11-2008
0.50
L-Elev: Trim Servo mounting bracket
Details
       

 10-04-2008
1.50
L-Elev: Trim Servo skin doubler
Details
       

 09-20-2008
2.00
L-Elev: Countersinking, Dimpling, Bevelling and Tr
Details
       

 09-16-2008
1.50
L-Elev: Dimple and countersink
Details
       

 09-14-2008
1.50
L-Elev: Complete understructure, match drill, debu
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 09-09-2008
0.50
L-Elev: Construction of understructure
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 09-08-2008
0.50
R-Elev: Rivet understructure
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 09-07-2008
1.00
R-Elev: Priming
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 09-05-2008
0.50
R-Elev: Initial rivetting of understructure
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 08-23-2008
0.50
R-Elev: Edge prep, deburr and dimple
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 08-22-2008
1.00
R-Elev: Countersink, bevel and deburr
Details
       

 08-17-2008
1.50
R-Elev: Drill counterweight and match drill skin t
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 03-31-2008
1.50
R-Elev: Beginning the understructure
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 03-30-2008
0.50
Elev: Bending the trailing edges
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 03-24-2008
1.50
L-Elev: Backriveting completed
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 03-02-2008
1.00
R-Elev: Backriveting Stiffeners
Details
       

 02-23-2008
1.00
Elev: Skin Prep and Backrivetting stiffeners
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 02-09-2008
2.00
Elev: Edge Finishing, Dimpling and plastic strippi
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 02-01-2008
0.50
R-Elev: Debur and edge finishing
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 01-30-2008
1.00
L-Elev: Debur and edge finishing
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 01-24-2008
1.50
Elev: Finished stiffeners and match drilled elevat
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 01-19-2008
1.00
Elev: Left elevator stiffeners and right elevator
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 01-17-2008
1.00
L-Elev: Cutting and marking of Stiffeners
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 01-16-2008
1.00
R-Elev: Trimming and Edge Finishing Stiffeners
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 01-13-2008
0.50
R-Elev: Marking and Trimming stiffeners
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 11-23-2007
0.00
1 Hour Extreme Aerobatics - Extra 300
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 11-21-2007
0.50
RD: Hang the rudder from VS
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 11-18-2007
1.50
RD: Closed up leading edge
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 11-12-2007
1.50
RD: Rolling the Leading Edge
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 11-11-2007
2.50
RD: Pro-sealed and closed-up
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 11-08-2007
0.50
RD: Inspection Complete
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 11-06-2007
0.50
RD: Rivetting rudder control horn
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 09-17-2007
2.00
RD: Rivetting spar and understructure
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 09-09-2007
1.50
RD: Prepping and Priming
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 09-04-2007
0.50
RD: Edge Finishing and Paint Prepping
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 09-02-2007
3.00
RD: Disassemble, deburr and Dimple
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 08-30-2007
2.00
RD: Bend Trailing edge
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 08-28-2007
1.50
RD: Back-rivetting the rudder stiffeners
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 07-08-2007
1.50
RD: Back-riveting rudder stiffeners
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 07-05-2007
1.00
RD: Prepped for back-riveting
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 07-04-2007
2.00
RD: Finished stiffeners and dimpled skin
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 06-19-2007
1.00
RD: Match drilled top rib, final drilled spar web
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 06-19-2007
0.50
Finished the Bending Break
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 06-18-2007
3.00
Built a Bending Brake
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 06-17-2007
1.00
RD: Clecoing and clamping of spar
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 06-17-2007
0.00
First flip in an RV-8 --> PHWOAAR
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 06-16-2007
1.50
RD: Trimmed R-710, Enlarged hinge hole on R-704
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 06-14-2007
1.50
RD: Manufactured R-716 and R-717
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 06-12-2007
1.50
RD: Debur and Dimple skin and R-815 Stiffeners
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 06-07-2007
2.00
RD: Edge finished stiffeners, cleco'd and drilled
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 06-04-2007
2.00
RD: Cut stiffeners to length and shape
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 06-03-2007
2.00
Inspection and closing up both VS and HS
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 06-02-2007
1.00
VS: Finish Riveting skin
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 06-02-2007
0.00
Ready for my first inspection
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 05-31-2007
2.00
VS: Fix mess & start riveting skin
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 05-30-2007
1.50
VS: Riveted Rear Spar
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 05-30-2007
1.50
VS: My first stuff up
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 05-28-2007
1.50
VS: Primed understructure and skin inside
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 05-27-2007
1.00
VS: Dimpled skin and prep'ed for priming
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 05-26-2007
1.00
VS: Countersunk spar doubler
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 05-25-2007
1.00
VS: Disassemble and edge finish
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 05-24-2007
1.00
VS: Final drilled skin
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 05-23-2007
1.00
VS: Completed Understructure
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 05-22-2007
1.00
VS: Started on the vertical stab rear spar
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 05-21-2007
3.00
HS: Finished riveting boths skins barring rear spa
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 05-20-2007
1.50
HS: Shot both HS707 ribs to the skin
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 05-18-2007
1.00
HS: More riveting of understructure
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 05-17-2007
1.50
HS: Rivet outboard hinge brackets and shot my firs
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 05-15-2007
4.00
HS: Prime and rivet understructure
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 04-30-2007
2.00
HS: Deburr both HS skins and dimple on DRDT-2
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 04-27-2007
1.50
HS: Dimple understructure with pneumatic squeezer
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 04-26-2007
1.50
HS: Deburr and edge finish understructure
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 04-25-2007
1.00
HS: Final drill 810, 814 and deconstruct
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 04-24-2007
2.00
HS: (Right) Final drill Ribs, Spars and Skin
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 04-23-2007
2.00
HS: (Right) Construction of Underlying structure
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 04-22-2007
2.00
HS: Final drill skin and forward spar stiffeners
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 04-19-2007
2.00
HS: Drill Ribs and Spars
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 04-18-2007
2.50
HS: Construction of underlying structure
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 04-17-2007
2.00
HS: Rib Preperations
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 04-15-2007
2.00
HS: Front Spar and Ribs
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 04-14-2007
2.00
HS: Front Spar Stiffeners
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 04-13-2007
2.00
Setup Compressor
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 04-10-2007
2.00
HS: Rear Spar
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 04-09-2007
2.50
HS: Finished HS-609PP prepping
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 04-03-2007
2.50
HS: Prepped HS-609PP
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 03-31-2007
8.00
Built a workbench
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 03-24-2007
6.00
More shop cleanup
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 03-17-2007
4.00
Built a Dimpling Table
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 03-10-2007
8.00
Cleaned out the Garage
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 02-28-2007
0.00
Kit arrives...
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