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Old 09-08-2017, 07:48 AM
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Time for choke and throttle set up
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Old 09-08-2017, 07:51 AM
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Throttle first
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:01 AM
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Throttle done...Choke is next
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Old 09-08-2017, 09:05 AM
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Done deal!!
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:13 AM
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Forgot to add the hatch for the carb
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:32 AM
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What did you wrap the exhaust ring with?Will that help it to run cooler in the cowl? or is that just for shipping?
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:15 PM
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Hatches located
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:30 PM
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Awesome sauce 😜
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:37 PM
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I used material cut from the cowl for the hatches so they will have the correct curve in them
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by SWORDSN View Post
What did you wrap the exhaust ring with?Will that help it to run cooler in the cowl? or is that just for shipping?
Swordson that's actually the plastic wrap on the ring...I won't wrap anything around it because the engine runs at less than moderate temps

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Old 09-08-2017, 04:05 PM
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Now I'll just cut these out for my openings then I'll get the fuel tank installled
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Old 09-08-2017, 06:41 PM
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Batteries came in today....I know, it's old school but I like em😎Two 5000 for the rx and one 4200 for the ignition
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Old 09-09-2017, 10:06 AM
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Drill and tap
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:08 AM
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Done deal
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Old 09-10-2017, 12:16 PM
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Get my rudder/tailwheel tray cut and installed
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Old 09-10-2017, 05:15 PM
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Tray is set....now to let it cure then add the fuel tank mount
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Old 09-11-2017, 11:57 AM
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Time to cable up👍
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Old 09-11-2017, 03:03 PM
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Getting there
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Old 09-12-2017, 04:35 PM
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Doesn't look like much but it gets the fuse real close to paint ready 😃
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:56 AM
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Some news about my La-7:

I add some paint job of small parts, the entire gear, and now I am to make weathering on the wings. This jobs are long to go, but the result is good.
I post you some pictures when i have finish the paint on the wings.
Stay on-line!

Jimmy: you got an good job to, and you make good progress...continue so!
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Old 09-13-2017, 11:18 AM
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Thanks Warbird I'm getting excited now that the paint is getting closer. I'm looking forward to seeing you final paint. Have you done any calculation on a final weight yet? Not sure where I'll end up yet but as of now the fuse as it is with the engine weighs 22lbs. From there I'll add the batteries, wings, landing gear, cowl prop and spinner, and elevators and rudder. We will see😃
Fuse is ready for sanding and paint
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Old 09-14-2017, 08:11 AM
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Rivets made easy 😃
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Old 09-14-2017, 08:13 AM
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Let the putty cure then it's sand paint and finish it out
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Ready for paint😃
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Let cure then glue canopy to frame
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