Mark Pensenstadler
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Mark Pensenstadler's Discussions

Quick Engine Start Video

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Pensenstadler Jun 14, 2018. 2 Replies

Here's a quick video with raw footage of the second engine start of my UL Power 350iS engine. I did film the very first start, but accidentally deleted the footage. The footage in this video is a…Continue

Online Builder's Logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Thomas Mar 11, 2018. 12 Replies

Hi All,I'm still working on trying to organize a list of all Zenith online builder's logs. Viewing other's logs is a great way to get answer to your questions and simply get ideas for how to do…Continue

My UL Power 350iS engine install videos...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Conor Whitehead Jan 28, 2018. 6 Replies

It's nice to have a separate forum for us UL Power users. I will share a link to two videos I made on the installation of my UL Power 350iS engine that might be useful if you want to know what's…Continue

Have you sat in the One Week Wonder?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Aanerud Aug 18, 2017. 2 Replies

I'm considering ordering seats from Flightline Interiors for my Cruzer. They are the ones that made the seats for the One Week Wonder.Unfortunately I have never sat in the One Week Wonder and…Continue

 

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Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Quick Engine Start Video

Here's a quick video with raw footage of the second engine start of my UL Power 350iS engine. I did film the very first start, but accidentally deleted the footage. The footage in this video is a month or two old but I had it on my computer and thought I'd upload it to YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vp_Lt9gFGcSee More
Jun 14, 2018
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Online Builder's Logs

Hi All,I'm still working on trying to organize a list of all Zenith online builder's logs. Viewing other's logs is a great way to get answer to your questions and simply get ideas for how to do things.The list is located here, and if you'd like to have your log listed for others to find, please e-mail me the link to your site, or just message me here. Thank you!!ZenithOwner (at) gmail (dot) comSee More
Mar 2, 2018
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

My UL Power 350iS engine install videos...

It's nice to have a separate forum for us UL Power users. I will share a link to two videos I made on the installation of my UL Power 350iS engine that might be useful if you want to know what's involved in installing one. (part 3 coming soon)Keep in mind that I'm not providing 'instruction' on how to install it, so the purpose of my videos is to just provide you with an overview of what's involved with installing this engine. I know that in building airplanes, a picture is worth a thousand…See More
Jan 19, 2018
David Mullet left a comment for Mark Pensenstadler
"Mark when I get this 750 cruiser finished would you be available for a check ride."
Oct 20, 2017
David Mullet left a comment for Mark Pensenstadler
"Mark I am starting a 750 cruiser and found your videos helpful.Thanks.I live in Shipshewana Indiana.If you have any other videos please post them"
Oct 20, 2017
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Have you sat in the One Week Wonder?

I'm considering ordering seats from Flightline Interiors for my Cruzer. They are the ones that made the seats for the One Week Wonder.Unfortunately I have never sat in the One Week Wonder and although I'm sure the seats are comfortable, the bottom cushion looks very thick and I'm wondering how the headroom would be for a guy (me) who is 6'1" tall?Have any tall guys sat in the One Week Wonder?See More
Aug 18, 2017
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Let's See Your Seats!

I am in the process of having custom seats made for my Cruzer from Oregon Aero. I'm looking for ideas on the stitch pattern or design. I'd like to see a bunch of 750 seats and get an idea of what I like best.Anyone want to post pics of their seats?Thank you!PS: I really liked the One Week Wonder seats but I've Googled it every way possible and I can't find any pics of them online. I can't believe I forgot to get pics at Oshkosh.See More
Aug 3, 2017
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UL Power 350iS Video...

It's been mentioned numerous times that there isn't a lot of info out there on the UL Power engines-especially related to the Zenith airplanes.I am installing a 350iS in my Cruzer, and I want to help others by providing as much information as I can to help you make your engine choice.My installation is not 100% complete yet, but I have posted a new video on my progress so far. I talk about the fuel lines, oil system, and some of the electrical wiring-nothing real in depth, but more as a general…See More
May 30, 2017
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Electrical Basic System?

I can't seem to nail this down. Not considering any wiring or anything else-let's look at the basic theory of a electrical system with the UL Power engine.One issue is that the engine needs the ECU and pumps to run. I may even throw in there the EFIS since it has all the engine instruments.But I'm thinking of flying along and I smell electrical smoke. I'd want to turn off the avionics master right? Some might even say turn off the master switch.I'm trying to figure out the very basic…See More
May 3, 2017
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Basic Electrical Diagram

Guys, this is my initial thought as I'm designing the electrical system. I'm trying to keep it as simple as possible but well protected. There's a few other items not shown because they will be connected to circuit breakers. Those are the ECU, Flap Motor, Fuel Pump 1, and Fuel Pump 2.Please let me know if you see anything wrong. I'm not sure which side of the Master Relay the power IN to the key should be connected to. The ignitions run through the key so it seems that I would want that powered…See More
Apr 22, 2017
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

STOL / Cruzer Electrical...

Part of installing the engine, which I'm doing now, is getting parts of the electrical system installed.For those you further ahead than me, I'm just wondering where you installed components. For example, have you found it better to have the switches for lights in the panel, or on the center console? Where did you mount your + and - buses? They need to be somewhere that's easy to get to in the future.It helps in designing my system to see how others have done it. Then I can get ideas, take what…See More
Apr 13, 2017
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750 / Cruzer Vents?

If you are flying a 750 or Cruzer, did you install the eyeball vents in the panel like the factory Cruzer? The doors have those snap in vents and I'm wondering if that's enough airflow or if you've found that the eyeball vents in the panel are necessary too on a hot day?See More
Apr 6, 2017
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Zenith's with UL Power?

I have searched and searched and these are the Zenith airplanes I've found that are using the UL Power engine. I'm trying to find at least one person who can say, "I have 200 or 300 or 500 hours on my UL Power engine and I haven't had any issues." Why is no one posting information about their experiences with this engine online? I've…See More
Jan 9, 2017
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

Tip to improve your control cable shackles

I have a tip that will greatly improve the fit and function of your control cable (and rudder cable) shackles. Hope this helps.Write up and pics hereSee More
Dec 29, 2016
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

More from ZenithOwner.com!!

Hi all,There are three things I'd like to share:1. I'm still trying to build the list of online builders logs that are listed on the ZenithOwner.com  "Builder's List" page. If you have an online log, please send me the link and I will add your site to the list! Send to s10sakota (at) yahoo (dot) com2. I've also added a Google Map to the website that perhaps we can all populate with a pin so that interested people can…See More
Dec 6, 2015
Mark Pensenstadler posted a discussion

I Need a Few Photos...

All,i want ant to make more free blank painting templates for the 650, 701, and 750 like I have posted on the ZenithOwner.com for the Cruzer. To make those templates I draw an illustration in Paint Shop Pro.In in order to make the templates I first need a side view photo. I can find a suitable photo on the net so I need your help.Do do you own one of these planes? Could you send me a side view photo? The photo has to be of a specific angle though and I have instructions on that here:…See More
Nov 7, 2015

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CH 750 Cruzer
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UL Power
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http://www.ZenithOwner.com
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Building a Cruzer with a Blue Angels paint scheme. Visit www.ZenithOwner.com for more pics and info.
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At 2:21pm on October 20, 2017, David Mullet said…
Mark when I get this 750 cruiser finished would you be available for a check ride.
At 1:37pm on October 20, 2017, David Mullet said…
Mark I am starting a 750 cruiser and found your videos helpful.Thanks.I live in Shipshewana Indiana.If you have any other videos please post them
 
 
 

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