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Jun 25, 2019-The ELT coax now relocated to the left side so that it is secure
and does not interfere with any control cables.
 
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Jun 28, 2019- Removed panel top cover to get the ELT remote.
 
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Jun 28, 2019-Removed the old Ameri-King remote and installed the
new ACK remote in the panel.
 
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Jul 2, 2019-Used Velcro to attach the ELT audio alert to the panel.
 
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Jul 15, 2019-I am installing a TailBeacon ADS-B out unit by Avionix. 
Feeding wire for the ADS-B unit through existing conduit.
 
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Jul 15, 2019-ADS-B wire coming out back of conduit.  Will need spiral
wrap to finish run to tail.
 
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Jul 15, 2019-Laser thermometer shows 100.5 to 101.0 degrees. Time to go home.
 
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Jul 23, 2019 - Realized that running electrical current through the same
conduit as that carrying the remote compass cable was not a good idea. 
Rerouting ADS-B wire through the center console.
 
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 Jul 23, 2019-Routing the ADS-B wire through the baggage floor support.
 
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Jul 24, 2019-Replaced the 7 1/2 A circuit breaker with a 3A breaker for
the TailBeacon ADS-B out/nav light.  The LED system only pulls 3 watts.
 
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Jul 24, 2019 - The ADS-B wiring will be under the baggage floor and
along the left side of the airframe.  I used the existing elevator trim
conduit as support for the ADS-B wiring.
 
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Jul 24, 2019 - Breaker on the left is the new ADS-B.  Checked functionality. 
Power to the tail, and beaker on/off works.
 
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Jul 26, 2019 - Details of the upper and lower rudder hinges.
 
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Jul 26, 2019 - Lower rudder support dry fit.  (Later realized it was upside
down, but was testing bushing fit, so OK.)
 
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Jul 29, 2019 - Lower hinge bracket clecoed to bottom of rudder.
 
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Jul 29, 2019 - Mark on rudder according to plans where upper hinge
is to be mounted,  Needs to be verified by actual measurements.
 
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Jul 29, 2019 - Rudder upper hinge bracket dry fit to check measurements.
 
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Aug 1, 2019 - Used spacers to "center" the rudder top hinge bracket.
 
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Aug 1, 2019 - After dry fitting the rudder, this mark indicates the
bottom edge of the bottom bracket.
 
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Aug 2, 2019 - The rudder upper hinge bracket in place.
 
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Aug 2, 2019 - The rudder upper hinge drilled out to A5 size and cleco in place.
 
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Aug 3, 2019 - The rudder on the plane (with clecoes only).
 
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Aug 3, 2019 - Making paper template to start trimming the leading
edge of the rudder.
 
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Aug 3, 2019 - Leading edge of rudder must be trimmed to clear this
cover which protects the elevator cables and horn.
 
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Aug 5, 2019 - Rough cut lines based on my paper template.
 
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Aug 5, 2019 - First conservative cut.
 
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Aug 5, 2019 - Just enough cut to allow horizontal stabilizer to be attached.
 
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Aug 5, 2019 - The horn cover that has to be cleared.
 
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Aug 5, 2019 - The horn cover positioned behind the rudder to indicate
how much more has to be trimmed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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