April 11, 2017
Worked on a little wiring. I connected a few more points to my annunciator panel.
Sanded on the rear canopy skirt a little and then mixed up a litttle filler and smeared it around.
Sanded the filler on the rear canopy skirt from yesterday and mixed up a little more. This is a little bit too much trial an error for me but I'm narrowing down on it. Hopefully I'll be able to put this canopy to bed before too long.
Sanded the canopy skirt some more, and I think I may have put the last batch of filler on it.
Hooked up the wires to the GPS connector. Since I can't install the GPS until the forward top skin is on I put the wires in a Mate-n-lok connector.
Soldered together my little voltage regulator and tested to make sure it would work. This voltage regulator is for the lamp in the autopilot and the comm radio.
Sprayed a coat of surfacing primer on the aft canopy skirt.
Sanded the coat of primer that I put on yesterday and then mixed up a batch of epoxy/micro ballons and filled some of the bigger pin holes and scratches that showed up in the primer. It's hard to see those things in the fiberglass but they show up really well in the primer.
Sanded on the skirt some more. I hope that all the holes and scratches are filled and I can get this thing done with just a couple more coats of primer. We'll see.
Put on another coat of primer on the aft canopy skirt
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