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Polish techneques

Greetings all,

Jake and I were talking the other day and came up with this question:

Has anyone out there used Scotch Brite pads to prepare the aircraft surface for polishing?

We were thinking of putting the Scotch Brite on a orbital sander pad and start working smoothing out

the grain, using red, brown, gray and finally white pads prior to using Nuvite.

I have the info published on matronics, Swift and Airstream and have started to polish with the… Continue

Added by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on March 2, 2010 at 3:10pm — 3 Comments


For those of you who own an AMD built XL that live in Idaho and/or Oregon, I can recommend a good mechanic.
Contact me for his name.

Mack P. Kreizenbeck

Added by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on November 15, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Thanks to all who sent me congratulations

It sure felt great flying my bird that many of you helped me build.

Today, we re-pitched the prop so it will turn up to 3300 rpm. It would only turn up to 2350 when I flew the other day.

What surprised me, most of all, that the temperatures seem to stay within boundaries.

Also, the carb linkage was adjusted so the engine won't die when I pull the throttle back too far on my next landing.

BTW, does the two or three bounces count as two or three landings?

102 degrees kept… Continue

Added by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on August 1, 2009 at 10:51pm — 2 Comments

Another 601XL takes to the air!

I finally did it!

I flew N990MK maidens flight yesterday and everything went well!

No, the wings did not fall off!

All the bantering back and forth about the safety of the 601s had me quite concerned, so much so that my airplane, signed off by a DAR 19 months ago, had to be annual-ed before its first flight.

The most recent letter from the FAA put my mind at ease.

A few minor adjustments and its back off into the wild blue yonder.…


Added by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on July 31, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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