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Andy Werback's Legacy RG Project : A new direction

01 - 26 - 2015

After having flown the Legacy FG for a few years, suffered through a couple episodes of gear shimmy (a simple cure after was found only after the engine mount was cracked and repaired!), it was time to move on. A Legacy RG kit, "new in box" was available. Serial L2K-112 (kit #12) had been stored in the shipping crate for 8 years or so. Right away I discovered dozens of missing parts (actual count over 100), totaling about $5000. We eventually got this resolved, but it lead to some issues later on. Anyway, opening the box.. ahhh... Parts!!

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Late 2008, opened the crate, inventoried the parts. Here is the fuselage

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And the wings - complete with ribs, baffles, sealant. But not the AOA ports since this was an early kit

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Good time to do some basic stuff - installing the elevator counterweights

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And fit the inner canopy frame to the fuselage. This involves cutting the frame and splicing it back together

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Here's the splice - carbon, foam, and then more carbon. Very stiff

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And a little more assembly in the front of the canopy structure, where the hinges are mounted

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December 2005 - Off to Lancair in Redmond, OR. Lots of big parts

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And lots of small parts too. Just don't want to forget anything (but we did!)


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