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Jun 9, 2014 - Used L-angle to combine mounts for GPS (top), radio, and transponder (bottom) to form "radio stack".

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Jun 27, 2014 - "Radio stack" hole cut-out (after measuring and re-measuring dozens of times), leaving room at the bottom for throttle, choke, and carb heat controls.
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Jun 29, 2014 - Radio stack mounts installed in panel.  "Perfect" fit.  What a relieve.
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Jul 2, 2014 - Made cutout for Dynon EFIS unit.
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Jul 2, 2014 - Back of panel showing Dynon mount.
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Jul 2, 2014 - Dynon and radio stack test installation.
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Jul 6, 2014 - Added L-angle supports to the radio stack mounts.
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Jul 9, 2014 - Gary Reynolds helped me mount the engine today.
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Jul 9, 2014 - Gary insisted on taking my picture with the newly mounted engine.
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Jul 9, 2014 - The custom carb air inlet hose made from auto radiator hose to produce smoother air flow than scat tube.  Clamps will be added later.
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Jul 9, 2014 - Muffler loosely fit.
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Jul 13, 2014 - Location of original opening for cabin  heat box.  The box needs to be moved up for better alignment with scat tube and cable controls.
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Jul 13, 2014 - New 2 inch hole cut.  Made cover plate for "old" hole.  Will later be sealed with RTV and rivets.
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Jul 13, 2014 - Cabin heat box fitted in new location.
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Jul 17, 2014 - Drilled firewall and inserted grommets for throttle and choke cables.
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Jul 17, 2014 - Showing location of throttle and choke cables.
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Aug 6, 2014 - Cabin heat muff does not seal around muffler.  Talked to Pete at Jabiru USA.  He advised to send muff back and they would replace.
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Aug 8, 2014 - Removed gascolator from firewall since it was too close to engine mount.  Previously mounted straight from firewall.
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Aug 8, 2014 - Installed 45 degree elbow.  Also, replaced high pipe plug with shorter "set-screw" type plug.
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Aug 8, 2014 - Reinstalled gascolator to firewall.  Plenty of clearance now from engine mount and surrounding structures.
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Aug 8, 2014 - No interference with anything, even when wheel is turned.
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Sep 4, 2014 - Working on Panel.  Eye ball air vents installed.  Installed master switch, mag/starter switch, and other switches.
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Sep 6, 2014 - Drilled holes in panel for circuit breakers.  Three top are for avionics, on a separate switch.  Also installed cabin heat control cable.
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Sep 6, 2014 - Cut out panel for ELT remote.
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Sep 8, 2014 - Temporarily installed avionics and control cables.  This is essentially the final configuration for the panel.  At this time, I do not intend to install any "steam gauges".
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Sep 8, 2014 - Close-up of radio stack.  Battery operated GPS is only item that can be displayed at this time.
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Sep 8, 2014 - Close-up of Garmin Aero 500 GPS.  The airplane icon is indicating my current position (my garage/aircraft factory at home).  Route indicated to 2R2 - Hendricks County Airport.

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