"Dave: I bought the 2 diodes that I used for both our planes from Digi-Key. The part number is MBR 1060G0S-ND, diode schottky 60v, 10A T0220AC. I ordered them from their website for $1.88 each and had them within 3 days. I…"
Dave: I bought the 2 diodes that I used for both our planes from Digi-Key. The part number is MBR 1060G0S-ND, diode schottky 60v, 10A T0220AC. I ordered them from their website for $1.88 each and had them within 3 days. I didn't see any reason to use more than 10amps and so far, I have not had any problems. The battery I used I bought at Battery Outfitters for $27: Model 12V 7AH SLA UB-1280. Cranks every time! I wouldn't have it any other way. Best of luck! Shayne
Thanks Dave -for the info - I guess what I wanted was the thickness height ot the arm rest in your "seats" photo to try and figure vertical throttle quadrant height- I can't sit in cabin yet so I guess I'll put components on floor to get measurements.
Looks like you're having fun with your plane. Hate to bother you but have some dumb questions. With the corvair eingine -do we need fuel primer or choke? I'm trying to get ideas for panel placement of controls. Thinking about throttle quadrant mounted in center console since i will have dual sticks (Baxter quadrant) He needs more info from me- what is the height of your armrest pad on console? Engine question- did you use IO 10 cam- new or used? Plan on Dan's 5th bearing with his new mfg crank- he will be starting assembly in couple of weeks.
Thanks in advance- would like to meet you sometime -look ant your plane and burn your ears with more questions- Fred Schutt
I might be interested in your videos, had a couple questions. I just picked up my 650 kit sat. do you know if there are any changes that the videos would not address or steer me the wrong way? Do they address the 650 canopy? Do you have the wing video? Finally would you break them up a little (don't need 912-videos or scratch building).
Hi Dave- Thanks for the quick response on the control sticks. I was concerned because the dimensions on my sticks were a lot greater than the plan drawings. On the 5th bearing-I was at cc#17 and decided on roy,s bearing. Now I don't know whether it was a good idea or not. I e-mai him -get answers like he is only a one man shop, etc. Why did you decide on dan's bearing. And to install it- does it take any special tools or knowledge to press it onto the crank?
Hi Dave - Been following your discussions and blogs. I am building a 601 and planning on a corvair engine. Got a couple of questions for you. Checked fit of dual sticks and they seem to be very high to instrument panel- about 60mm up from bottom edge. I started a disussion on subject but still question length of sticks -plan to use wood grips also.
Also have question on 5th bearing installation-Prefer to discuss this via E-mail. My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave I live near you and would like to chat with you about your build progress. I am just starting my 601xl build and would like to talk to someone who has finished the project. My number is 765-860-0693
Especially the first few hours take that cowl off and check to see what's rubbing. I just wrapped up phase 1 here and even though I only had small changes to make, The first 15hrs of flying, I probaby spent 25 - 30 hrs tweaking things. The next 10 hrs flown, probably about 45 minutes or so for each hour flown, and for the past 15 hrs or so, almost nothing to tweak, just PREFLIGHT, Get in and FLY! ENJOY!!!
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