Chris Boultinghouse
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Fin riveted!

I have another riveted assembly to check off the list for my Cruzer. :)http://justplanechris.com/fin/See More
Jan 23
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Dec 13, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a blog post

Rainy weekend means drilling!

I had my rudder ready for priming and riveting last week, but it's been too rainy to prime. So I just moved on to the fin and kept drilling. :)http://justplanechris.com/drilling-drilling-drilling/See More
Dec 4, 2016
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Rudder skeleton assembly started

A bit more time was spent in the workshop this weekend, and I have drilled and cleco'd parts to show for it!http://justplanechris.com/rudder-skeleton-assembly/See More
Nov 20, 2016
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Nov 7, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a video

Vertical Fin Rib Forming

Here's a quick tutorial showing the forming of the vertical fin root rib for a Zenith CH-750 Cruzer. This technique will work for wing ribs as well. As alway...
Nov 5, 2016
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Nov 4, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a status
"Spent a bit of time in the workshop yesterday, practicing with the brake making standard L stock. I also banged out the fin tip rib."
Nov 4, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a video

Brake + Olfa = shear madness

Quick video showing how easy and quick it is to make straight cuts in aluminum sheet by scoring and bending.
Oct 29, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a blog post

Bending Brake done!

Tonight marked the emergence of the first part from my version of the "Dave Clay" bending brake! Read more on my website:http://justplanechris.com/making-a-brake-for-it/See More
Oct 26, 2016
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Oct 26, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a status
"A few more parts emerged from the workshop yesterday. http://justplanechris.com/mmm-ribs/"
Sep 11, 2016
William Newman left a comment for Chris Boultinghouse
"Hi Chris, Welcome. I've been building from plans for a little over two years. I'm working on the fuselage now, with wings and tail feathers complete. I hope you enjoy the build as much as I have. Let's stay in touch. Bill…"
Sep 5, 2016
Chris Boultinghouse posted a blog post

Construction has officially begun...

Finally, after having the Cruzer plans for 7 months, the first part was made! It's just a rudder rib, but it does mark the official start of construction. Onward!…See More
Sep 5, 2016
Kurt Satter left a comment for Chris Boultinghouse
"Exactly what I did ... I'm over in Wylie (NE, Dallas) building N701LT.  If you're in Austin, you might want to contact Frank Pisz.  He's in Austin too and is doing a 750 on floats. Fpisz@Austin.RR.Com"
Jul 25, 2016

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Aircraft Model
CH 750 Cruzer
Project Status
Just started
Building From
Plans-only
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Corvair
Your website (about your aircraft...)
http://justplanechris.com
Building Experience
Have already built an airplane
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
* Software Developer
* Glider Rating (self launch endorsement)
* RC heli and plane pilot
* Former RC podcaster (AllThingsThatFly.com and RCTodayShow.com)
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
KGTU

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Fwd Stabilizer spar drilled

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

I've started assembling the fwd horizontal stabilizer parts. Got the spar, doublers, attach brackets, and ribs drilled. Time to debur and rivet! :)…

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Fin riveted!

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 10:32pm 0 Comments

I have another riveted assembly to check off the list for my Cruzer. :)

http://justplanechris.com/fin/…

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End of year, first assembly

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 1:46pm 1 Comment

The last day of 2016 saw the first completed section of my 750 Cruzer!

http://justplanechris.com/end-of-year-start-of-assembly/…

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First Rivets Pulled!

Posted on December 13, 2016 at 10:40am 0 Comments

It's starting to come together, finally. :)

http://justplanechris.com/a-riveting-experience/…

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At 9:41pm on September 5, 2016, William Newman said…

Hi Chris,

Welcome. I've been building from plans for a little over two years. I'm working on the fuselage now, with wings and tail feathers complete. I hope you enjoy the build as much as I have. Let's stay in touch.

Bill Newman

Granbury, TX

wmjnewman@hotmail.com

At 11:10am on July 25, 2016, Kurt Satter said…

Exactly what I did ...

I'm over in Wylie (NE, Dallas) building N701LT.  If you're in Austin, you might want to contact Frank Pisz.  He's in Austin too and is doing a 750 on floats.

Fpisz@Austin.RR.Com

 
 
 

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