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Old 10-16-2018, 03:28 AM
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That is a great shop!
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Old 10-16-2018, 04:39 AM
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Yes great looking shop, but the compressor seems a little undersized
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Old 10-16-2018, 06:13 AM
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Default N14ZT on the downhill run

It feels like I'm on the downhill run now; one day, almost unexpectantly, a finished airplane will jump out in front of me.

Engine and firewall forward stuff mostly finished. Cowling finished too.


Wings in cradle. Wing tips attached with hinge strips.


Tail feathers on the wall.


Panel and wiring - 82.5% finished.


Panel and wiring - 82.5% finished.


Havn't updated the mykitlog site in a while, focused on working on the plane.
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Old 10-16-2018, 06:19 AM
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It feels like I'm on the downhill run now; one day, almost unexpectantly, a finished airplane will jump out in front of me.
That's exactly how it happens! Your build looks awesome, strong work!
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Old 10-16-2018, 09:01 AM
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Congratulations, Jeff. The rest is going to happen really quickly - in fact it will become an obsession (if it isn?t already). Looks great!
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Old 10-16-2018, 09:26 AM
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Looks great Jeff, awesome progress. Your garage looks just like mine though a bit neater.
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Old 10-16-2018, 09:54 AM
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Yes great looking shop, but the compressor seems a little undersized
You think so? It's 100 litres. What's that? 26 gal?
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Old 10-16-2018, 05:14 PM
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State of my project:

Workshop prepared - still waiting for the tools to come out of customs
You have a great looking shop, plenty of space. If you don't already have a band saw or belt sander, these items will help tremendously. Enjoy to journey.
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Old 10-17-2018, 04:52 AM
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Yes great looking shop, but the compressor seems a little undersized

You think so? It's 100 litres. What's that? 26 gal?
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Hes joking,

Of course, this was supposed to be a joke. How can a 100Liter compressor with 3 engines on top be undersized? Seems Germans have no humor....except me..
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Old 10-17-2018, 03:26 PM
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Of course, this was supposed to be a joke. How can a 100Liter compressor with 3 engines on top be undersized? Seems Germans have no humor....except me..
I'm currently fighting with Fedex and the German customs to get my empennage kit. So no time for humor

Regarding the compressor: I tried to get one a little bit more silent than the majority. It produces 69 dB and what was it? 420 litres/minute?
Pressure is 6 to 8 bar. So about 90 to 120 psi.

I have got my tools yesterday after lots of running through the cargo area of Munich airport. Now everything is in the shop. Next step will be to build the assisting tables for the DRDT-2
Appointment with my examiner is already set up. So the building will start soon!


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