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Project "Chickenhouse Charger" total time logged: 169.80 hours
Electrical Rebuild 169.80 hours
Log entries:
Nov 04, 2019 Finished hooking up the new brake line to fuse 2.00 hours
Nov 03, 2019 Re-tying everything around new brake line 3.50 hours
Oct 29, 2019 Filled and bled brakes. Thanks Nick S for helping! 1.50 hours
Oct 28, 2019 Re-installed parking brake and brake lines, prepped for bleeding 1.50 hours
Oct 27, 2019 Cleaned, repacked and replaced left wheel, reinstalled brake calipers 4.00 hours
Oct 25, 2019 Re-assembled previously removed right wheel and bearings, removed left wheel 1.50 hours
Oct 08, 2019 Replaced breakpads 0.50 hours
Oct 08, 2019 Finished first test brass placard (TBW) 0.50 hours
Oct 08, 2019 Tested template for new switch placards (TBW) 0.50 hours
Oct 07, 2019 Rebuilt parking brake valve 1.50 hours
Oct 06, 2019 Finish routed side conduit cables and permanently mounted voltage regulator 3.50 hours
Oct 06, 2019 Permanently mounted brake fluid reservoir 1.00 hours
Oct 02, 2019 Painted test brass placards (TBW) 0.50 hours
Oct 02, 2019 Removed, disassembled parking brake valve 0.50 hours
Oct 01, 2019 Test-etched sample brass placards (TBW) 1.50 hours
Sep 29, 2019 Rebuilt left caliper 1.50 hours
Sep 28, 2019 Re-assembled right brake caliper, prepped left for removal 2.00 hours
Sep 27, 2019 Removed, disassembled, cleaned right brake caliper 2.10 hours
Sep 25, 2019 Finished fabricating front brake line 4.00 hours
Sep 24, 2019 Work on front brake line, continued 2.00 hours
Sep 23, 2019 Work on front brake line, continued 2.00 hours
Sep 22, 2019 Worked on front brake line , practiced tube flaring 2.00 hours
Sep 21, 2019 Worked on voltage regulator mounting and side conduit bowden routing 2.10 hours
Sep 15, 2019 Practiced soldering ring terminals 2.00 hours
Sep 14, 2019 Set up voltage regulator mounting 1.00 hours
Sep 14, 2019 Practiced soldering ring terminals 3.50 hours
Sep 12, 2019 Fabricated ANLs and shunt backplate (TBW) 1.50 hours
Sep 12, 2019 Worked on brake line relocation , practiced flares 2.50 hours
Sep 09, 2019 Set up the new compass mount and tested out labels for switches. Cleaned up. 2.00 hours
Sep 08, 2019 Drilled switch alignment holes in the rear panel 3.90 hours
Sep 07, 2019 Pilot's Instrument Panel new components' layout 4.00 hours
Sep 06, 2019 Firewall forward electrical layout 3.00 hours
Sep 06, 2019 Removed front panel hobbs in preparation for it to be moved to rear panel 1.00 hours
Sep 05, 2019 Firewall forward electrical layout 1.50 hours
Sep 04, 2019 Working on Voltage regulator placement 1.50 hours
Sep 03, 2019 Working on Voltage Regulator and fuse block placement 1.00 hours
Sep 03, 2019 Working on Battery hookups 1.00 hours
Sep 02, 2019 Working on ANLs, shunt, and battery hookups 4.00 hours
Sep 01, 2019 Routing of components in right-side channel in prep for voltage reg and fuse block mounting 1.50 hours
Sep 01, 2019 Template for ANLs and ammeter shunt and solenoids placement 1.00 hours
Sep 01, 2019 Reworked Fuel Sender wiring hookup 1.00 hours
Aug 31, 2019 Figuring out ANLs and solenoids' placement 1.00 hours
Aug 31, 2019 Finished measuring carb control cables 1.00 hours
Aug 31, 2019 Lots of minor things here and there 3.00 hours
Aug 29, 2019 Continued figuring out the carb's control cable routing and lengths 2.50 hours
Aug 28, 2019 Continued figuring out the carb's control cable routing and lengths 2.80 hours
Aug 27, 2019 Painted the alternator pivot arm and the nose baffle support bracket 2.00 hours
Aug 27, 2019 Contiued pondering carburetor and control cables 1.00 hours
Aug 26, 2019 Finished making the alternator pivot arm 2.00 hours
Aug 25, 2019 Fabricating alternator pivot arm 3.50 hours
Aug 24, 2019 CAD and initial mockup of the alternator pivot arm 4.00 hours
Aug 22, 2019 Finishing up and fitting nose baffle support bracket and alternator belt 3.50 hours
Aug 20, 2019 Making new nose baffle support bracket, cont'd 2.00 hours
Aug 18, 2019 Setting up and trying to bend new nose baffle support bracket 4.00 hours
Aug 17, 2019 Fitting of alternator, first attemnts at tracing the pivot arm template 3.00 hours
Aug 14, 2019 Fitting of alternator and baffles 2.00 hours
Aug 14, 2019 Began work on fitting the carburetor 1.00 hours
Aug 13, 2019 Initial fitting of L-40 alternator 1.50 hours
Aug 13, 2019 Removed TBI primer control cable 1.00 hours
Aug 12, 2019 Removed old alternator, checked a bunch of placements 1.30 hours
Aug 12, 2019 Pondered control cable routing for carb 1.00 hours
Aug 10, 2019 Final tweaking and finalizing of the new electrical design 2.50 hours
Aug 08, 2019 Wiring and final load calculations, tweaking and finalizing the new electrical design 3.50 hours
Aug 06, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd, started wiring chart 2.60 hours
Jul 15, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd 3.00 hours
Jul 14, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd 2.00 hours
Jul 05, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd 1.50 hours
Jul 04, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd 2.40 hours
Jun 30, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical, finished 1.50 hours
Jun 27, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical, cont'd 1.50 hours
Jun 26, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical, cont'd 1.60 hours
Jun 25, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical, cont'd 2.00 hours
Jun 24, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical 3.50 hours
Jun 23, 2019 New electrical diagram 4.00 hours
Jun 23, 2019 Disassembly of current electrical 1.00 hours
Jun 22, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram, cont'd 4.00 hours
Jun 21, 2019 Drawing new electrical diagram 3.00 hours
Jun 19, 2019 Traced wiring for front tach and IVOF front instrument panel 2.00 hours
Jun 18, 2019 tested fuselinks, measured loads, removed and diagnosed turn-and-slip indicator 6.50 hours

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