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Spending a bit of time looking at the plans, the mailing list FAQ and organising the bags of notes I have made. I see when you make the upper firewall in Ch 4 it has the 'cosmetic pieces' extending out over the upper longerons in place, yet when taping the turtleback to the firewall they obviously have to be off. I can't seem to figure out when this happens. Can anybody please tell me:


:confused: When does the upper firewall get installed onto the fuselage?


:confused: When do the 'cosmetic pieces' get cut off the upper firewall?

Mark Spedding - Spodman
Darraweit Guim - Australia
Cozy IV #1331 -  Chapter 09

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I will cut the longeron pieces that stick out just before I install my final metal firewall it will cover them up. Right now I use them for turning the fuselage and as general handles. My spar is made but not installed I am holding off on this until I get all the frufra done in the fuselage. Once you put on the center section spar and start on the strakes turning over the plane gets to be a lot of work. STeve. Build on

Steve Harmon

Lovin Life in Idaho

Cozy IV Plans #1466 N232CZ


Working on Chapter 19,21

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Cut the cosmetic pieces off just before starting Chapter 18, page 4, step 7.


Curiously, Step 7 says you should have cut the cosmetic pieces off in Chapter 4 (page 3, Step 5). But there's no mention of doing that in Chapter 4.


Just wait until Chapter 18. If you do it in Chapter 4 you'll store them somewhere and forget where you put them in the years it takes to reach Chapter 18. You'll lose them and end up making new ones anyway.

Wayne Hicks

Cozy IV Plans #678


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