Total OneX Build Time: 582.0 hours
  • Loose Ends

    Yesterday I finished the canopy. See below. It’s… okay. I’m not thrilled with how it turned out, but it’s good enough that I don’t feel the need to redo it. My main gripe is that there’s two spots where it bows up, not fitting flush with the edges. On the...
  • Millimeters at a Time

    With the canopy roughly cut to size, I decided my best stratefy would be to cleco it to the frame. This was a commitment because I couldn’t move the holes I had to drill. Even though I couldn’t figure out if the canopy was the right size or shape, I...
  • Nervous Procrastination

    Last week we were on vacation which was great. In the mean time, all the parts I ordered were delivered and waiting for me. So I continued with the canopy. The frame was not too bad. Cutting the canopy has been hard. I’m worried that if I screw up too...
  • Canopy Bows

    So OnexMike’s technique didn’t work for me. I lined up the bow with the template and pounded it with the rubber hammer and nothing happened except a lot of bouncing. I’m not sure how he got it to work. No problem. I had a plan “B” which was to make...
  • Buckle Up

    Windshield Got the windshield fastened today. Lots of details were involved. One problem I had was that the holes on the fuselage needed to be dimpled, but the holes were too big for the two dimple dies included. But I figured out how to make one. In the second picture...