Day 615: Still More Maintenance Tasks

After two layers of urethane finish per side, the bathroom door was ready for installation:


In Maricopa, a too-short muffler stud allowed a lock nut to come off and strike the prop.  A popsicle stick-sized piece of prop broke off.  I was going to send the prop off for repair, but Wayne encouraged me to try the fix myself.  He even found a broken prop fragment at the flying site that I could use for the transplant.  After sawing out the broken area to make it square, I marked a similarly sized section for removal on the donor prop fragment:


I then used epoxy to attach the transplanted material to my prop.  Tomorrow I’ll plane and sand it to shape:


Day 614: More Maintenance Tasks
Day 616: Prop repair continued

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