Jonathon Payne
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Opinions on the Zenith tool kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Geddes Jul 5. 3 Replies

Are the tool kits in the Zenith store worth buying?  If not, what would you recommend?  If so, is the air drill worth the extra expense?Continue

 

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Rudder complete and observations from the Zenith Homecoming

Part 1 of my Cruzer is complete:Rudder WorkshopThe kit and the instructions were straightforward.  However, there are two things to note if you are looking to build one of these.  If you live on the coast like me and want to use the Cortec corrosion inhibitor, it would behoove you to figure out exactly when you want to apply it in the steps.  The stuff is basically liquid latex and gets…See More
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Rudder Complete

Rudder complete
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Notes on the instrument panel layout

I decided to create a mockup of the instrument panel.  I ended up needing to order the optional drawings to fabricate the center console mockup.  I would recommend getting these when you order the base plans as there are a few things in the optional plans that aren't quite so optional.I set up the mockup with a center-mounted tiller control stick as per the plans. …See More
Aug 29
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Opinions on the Zenith tool kit

Are the tool kits in the Zenith store worth buying?  If not, what would you recommend?  If so, is the air drill worth the extra expense?See More
Jun 30

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CH 750 Cruzer
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Rudder complete and observations from the Zenith Homecoming

Posted on September 23, 2022 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Part 1 of my Cruzer is complete:

Rudder Workshop

The kit and the instructions were straightforward.  However, there are two things to note if you are looking to build one of these.  If you live on the coast like me and want to use the Cortec corrosion inhibitor, it…

Continue

Notes on the instrument panel layout

Posted on August 29, 2022 at 7:42pm 0 Comments

I decided to create a mockup of the instrument panel.  I ended up needing to order the optional drawings to fabricate the center console mockup.  I would recommend getting these when you order the base plans as there are a few things in the optional plans that aren't quite so optional.

I set up the mockup with a center-mounted tiller control…

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