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I sure do remember. I built that wing in the garage. Well, mostly in the garage. The building was shorter than the wing by a foot or so.
I got a lot of advice from the guy at Velocity who built their wings. Hundreds of them. I used his hot wire rig to cut the cores.
I cut all the cloth on Velocity’s cutting table. That would have been 2010 or 2011.
You ended up with my Q2 project, 50% done perhaps, plus a second wing for another of your projects.
From: main@Q-List.groups.io [mailto:main@Q-List.groups.io] On Behalf Of Martin Skiby
Sent: Monday, May 16, 2022 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-List] AV30 Install
Going to go with the AV-30 as a back up to the dual GX3s. I know several folks using the AV-20 and since I have a bit more panel I’ll go with the larger one.
Panel underway now. Looking forward to putting this bird back together.
Rick Hole, do you remember building me a wing for the TriQ200?
On May 14, 2022, at 10:10 AM, Mike via groups.io <n7000t@...> wrote:
Nice job Jim!!!!
On May 14, 2022, at 11:48 AM, Rick Hole via groups.io <r.hole@...> wrote:
Just a reminder, wire size for both power and ground is determined by the breaker or fuse protecting that circuit, not by the expected load.
In the event of a short circuit the wire must conduct high current until the breaker or fuse interrupts the circuit without overheating.
For an extreme example, consider if the load were a 10 mA LED pilot light connected to a 10 amp breaker circuit. A short at the LED would result in (more than) 10 amps flowing through the wire. While it is tempting to think we could use perhaps a 24 or 26 gauge wire, plenty good for 10 mA, that wire would glow red hot before evaporating with the possibility of causing other nearby wires’ insulation to melt and a cascade failure result. Or an in-flight fire. Hence the wire must hold up for the trip current long enough for the breaker/fuse to blow.
What size wire did you use for the install?
Will I see you in September? No song lyrics intended.
TriQ 200 N7868B 580 hrs