Finished wiring the fuse panel

Cut all the power wires to length and labeled each. Stripped each wire and terminated with a crimp on fuse holder. Had to buy yet another crimp tool for these… https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004P2VAVM/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_apip_atOw34QqkDCOo

I’m going to open a crimper museum when I’m done with the plane.

 

Inserted all of the terminated power wires into the Bussmann fuse block that I bought from Waytek.

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Mounted the fuse block and the Van’s power module kit, popped the fuses in and put the cover on.

 

I temporarily connected the battery and everything powered up with out incident or smoke. I still need to wire the GMU 11 in the left wing. Then I can plug the wing harnesses into the fuselage and test everything out. I also verified that PFD1 would power up from the IBBS. Very exciting to see all the avionics light up though.

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Today’s Time (hours): 8.0
Finish kit (hours): 165.0
Total Time (hours): 899.0

 

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