Online Community of Zenith Builders and Flyers
Brand new, never installed Dynon Avionics EFIS-D10A, with optional accessories: Simplified wiring harness, backup battery, GPS antenna, remote compass, OAT probe, mounting accessories and STC from…Continue
Hello Everyone,I thought I'd let everyone know that I've been working on a YouTube Channel for about 2 years now for my scratch-built STOL CH750. I'm no video professional, and certainly not a…Continue
Good day, all. I am currently in the midst of plans-building my 750. I broke my bending brake on some of the thicker bends, and I am currently rebuilding. Since it is currently only 8' long, I'm…Continue
Well folks, I've made a ton of progress since my last post. I have the cabin sides ready for solid riveting. I'm also ready to start match drilling the wing spar pieces. I've made about 75% of the parts in the plane. About 3 weeks ago, I broke my bending brake trying to bend some longer .063". The pop rivets holding the piano hinge pulled out. So, I thought I'd use the opportunity to practice my solid riveting by repairing the brake with bucked rivets. What a disaster. I simply CANNOT get…Continue
Been hard at work on things. Fine tuned the bending brake, been shooting video of my progress along with Tips & Tricks. Got a lot of channels bent up and many other parts. Check out & Subscribe to by blog at http://gregsplane.blogspot.com for regular updates & videos if you like. I'll keep posting certain milestones here though!
Anyone ever use an Eastwood Rivet Gun? The company claims that it is about the same as a 4X gun. Since it's so cheap, I thought it could be a re-badged air hammer, but it sounds like a rivet gun in the YouTube videos.
Finally got my DIY brake set up properly with enough clamping force to get the .032" bent! Did my rudder spar & spar doublers, and actually got the rudder skeleton riveted together with Cortec CpVI-373 on the mating surfaces. I'll be working on the skins now.