Neloner

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  1. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Roughly 1,300 by 100. Plenty for a kitfox fly-in
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  2. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    well Im one excited man, thats for sure. Barely flown at all this year but hoping that sacrifice pays dividends next year, I plan on flying every day! 
    Dozer work is done, just needs a final drag and roll with the cultipacker. Prepping the forms for a concrete slab in the shop now, and installing a solar system as well to power the whole airport 



     
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  3. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Roof is on ( still have to do the trim) and strip is muddy! Buddys loaning me a 20 ft disc so I can disk it all up and then drag/ roll it. Got the grade pretty close with the dozer though
     
     





     
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  4. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    yup, still pluggin along. Project sat for a couple months as I worked on the airport/ barn (hangar). Many trees cut, many steel panels removed. Gotta get it all together because right now I have nowhere to bring the plane once paint is done!
     



     



     
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  5. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Well it appears photobucket has ruined my thread. O well, progress being made. Wings are painted and coming home tomorrow, new roof going on the hangar amd got a dozer to try to get the strip graded right. 



     



     
     
     


     
     
     
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  6. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    ^Amen. And not so much with stewarts. Waterborne paint is a pain
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  7. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Well life has gotten busy the last few weeks so very little has been done on the kitfox. Trying to change that though and get the final fiselage finishing tapes done this week, then its off to the paint shop for everything. Had some fun the other day though flying another plane and took pictures of the reason life has been so busy lately. You can almost see the airstrip already


     
     
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  8. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Little bit more progress, ran electric to the new fuel pump and trim tab (still waiting on my new switches to completely get wiring done) got the left side wrapped, and window installed. Also covered the rudder. 



     
    Also going to need a new battery. What is the best route that will fit in the kitfox box? Would like more capacity vs/ lightweight

     
    Also this is for sale if anyone wants it. Sat for a couple years in a climate controlled shop but is in fantastic shape, just needs to be gone through quick and a couple things installed/ replaced. (Filters/ fuel lines etc..)
    $13k




     
     
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  9. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Got a bunch of stuff from Powdercoat yesterday so spent a little while mounting tires and installing the header tank. Ran some fuel lines out of the tank through a filter to the Facet and up to the Valve in the panel. If anyone sees anything done wrong, as always, please chime in. Also installed the sticks back in to the plane and hit some parts that were sandblasted bare with some 2k epoxy primer so they can be painted to match the plane. 
     





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  10. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    square, 40105. 1 amp I believe
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  11. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Progress! Wrapped 2 sides of the fuse but waiting on installing the header tank I picked up today from powdercoating to continue. Im getting excited


     
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  12. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Panel back in. Replaced all the fuses with breakers. Going to install all new switches as well as a couple of these old ones have iffy contacts. Also have to ad onefor the facet fuel pump I added. Luckilly I have the breaker for the no longer used LORAN system to supply power for the fuel pump :). Anyhow progress...


     
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  13. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    Picked up a bunch of powdercoated parts this morning! Had the panel done in crinkle bkack and the rest in gloss black. They are sandblasting a bunch for me as well to paint green like the plane. Paint should be starting soon too!

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  14. Neloner added a post in a topic The value of avid mk IV kit   

    I used to be into fast cars too, until I realized flying is more fun and faster, and less tickets
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  15. Neloner added a post in a topic Kitfox 3 Bushplane Project.   

    DOH! Good thing I added ports to the header tank today so I can monitor the level in there as well as the wingtanks!

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