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The shop is pretty much complete with the exception of a few tools, like the Fein. But those things as they say can come in time. I am ready to start as soon as I run to AC Spruce to get my hardener, and my chapter kits come in. I have 2 1500w radiator type heaters (one has a digital, programable thermostat), 2 wall thermometers, a de-humidifier, cloth cabinet, hot box, 4'X12" work bench, misc hand tools, 48" level, 24" level, and 6 flourescent light fixtures. This was all done on the cheap. The whole idea was to make it efficient and functional. :)






Rob Wiehl


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Now it is time to get epoxy dust and fiberglass all over the floor to make it look lived in. A fuselage and a bunch of parts hanging from the roof will give it a real airplane factory feel. Enjoy the build. Steve:)

Steve Harmon

Lovin Life in Idaho

Cozy IV Plans #1466 N232CZ


Working on Chapter 19,21

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I'll add some more outlets to the bench this week. Thanks for the tip! The 2 floor heaters are keeping it at 74 degrees. What is the recomended temp for the hot box using MGS epoxy? I have it at about 85 degrees right now, and it holds that temp even on 17 degree nights. I had it warmer, but I didn't want it to be set too high. I appreciate all your help and advice.



Rob Wiehl


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Very Nice Rob!


Looks roomy in there too =)

Regards, Chrissi & Randi

Thats not just roomy- its the Taj Mahal! Very good! Thats something that I should add to, is my lighting. You have good lighting.

Self confessed Wingnut.

Now think about it...wouldn't you rather LIVE your life, rather than watch someone else's, on Reality T.V.?

Get up off that couch!!! =)


Progress; Fuselage on all three, with outside and inside nearly complete. 8 inch extended nose. FHC done. Canard finished. ERacer wings done with blended winglets. IO540 starting rebuild. Mounting Spar. Starting strake ribs.

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Yes there is plenty of room. I have the entire 2 car garage to myself. I do have to thank my wife for giving up her space for the next 7-10 years. The lighting is simply 6 two bulb flourescent light fixtures from Home Depot. They are $9 each plus bulbs. Cheap but effective! I'll post some more pics just in case anyone else needs ideas.






Rob Wiehl


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