Mike Johnson
  • Oconomowoc, WI
  • United States
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How to add a video link?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Efe Cem Elci Sep 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Could somebody help me figure out how I add a Youtube video for a blog post so the video shows up instead of just the link? I made a few videos of making a wood form block and would like to put it in…Continue

bend radius question when using Dave's sheet metal brake

Started this discussion. Last reply by Malcolm Hunt Sep 2, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi guysI have a question and was wondering if you can help me out. I'm finishing up my sheet metal brake to build the CH 701. I was reading about the different bend radius for the different thickness…Continue

Ordering from Zenith online store?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chumphol Sirinavin May 16, 2013. 7 Replies

Hi guys.I'm having trouble navigating the Zenith website. I'd like to order rivets but for the life of me I can't figure out where. Do they have an online store where I can just click on it and end…Continue

 

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Profile Information

Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Just started
Building From
Plans-only
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Sport Pilot (or Ultralight)
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
Plumber who likes to build and fly

Mike Johnson's Blog

Wood Form Blocks

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Instead of a photo journal for my build I decided to shoot some videos. I'm starting my project with the form blocks. I have never built with aluminum before so I figured this would be a great place to start. I can't figure out how to post the video instead of the link so here are the links.

 

Mike.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUbJtmaNhwI…

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My uber small shop space

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 9:09pm 7 Comments

I like it when I can use the word "uber". It just sounds cool. Anyhow, the photo below shows my garage for the next year. It's small, I mean like real small. Breaks down like this.....

I once had a really cool house with a really nice sized garage, that was 6 months ago. The plan was to buy a…

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CH 701 start date 5-13-13 (Sheet metal brake)

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 2:50pm 3 Comments

Well, it's as good a time as any to start. The plans are still a blur but I should be able to get through the rudder. I'm scratch building but I can see where buying parts is a real advantage so I'm sure I'll be buying parts. Zenith prices are pretty cheap, all things considered. 

Building the sheet metal brake

Anyhow, I need to build a brake. I'm a self employed plumber so I made some time today…

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