4/22/2008 - Started work on the F-750 Bulkhead I cut the F-705B Center Section Bar according to the length in the drawing. Then I marked a lengthwise centerline with a sharpie on the rear face of the bar. After a bit of searching, I found the F-60 ... read more
4/23/2008 - Today's screwup Crap! I cut off the wrong end of the F-605C. I should have looked at the over measurements (including bend measurements) before cutting this dude. My first impr ... read more
5/2/2008 - Here we go again! I received my 2 new F-605C bars from Van's after 6 long days of waiting. This time I cut off the outboard of the bars, using the 2 inch measurement to the first bend of the bar as a reference point. T ... read more
5/7/2008 - Started drilling the F-634 seat belt anchors I drilled one side of each anchor pair according the instructions on the drawing and bolted it to the F705 assembly. The instructions say to put a 3/16" spacer between both anchors in order to set up ... read more
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