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REFLECTOR: From Donald Royer

This was bounced, so I'm resending it here.

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> Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 13:07:22 -0600 (MDT)
> From: "Donald J. Royer" <droyer@teal.csn.net>
> Subject: panel mounting
> To: Reflector Velocity <reflector@awpi.com>
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> I have just put my finished panel in place for the first time today. It 
> is clear that the upper center of the panel will require some bracing. Is 
> it practical to make the glare shield substantial enough for it 
> satisfactorly brace this area or should I plan on installing some kind of 
> an additional brace?
> The panel is a light duty IFR panel which weighs 39 pounds total, ready to 
> light up. For those that are interested, it includes, in addition to the 
> basics:
>  STEC system 20 autopilot
>  Radios, 2 com, one nav (King)
>  GPS Northstar M3 Approach
>  VM1000 engine instruments
> It makes a neat uncluttered panel that I am happy with at this point. Of 
> course, one can never be really sure about a panel until one spends a 
> number of hours in the air with it.
> Don Royer

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