Rob,
Tell us more about your aluminum seat. What thickness aluminum? How did you
attach it? Is it one piece like a bench or two like bucket seats. Did you
also use aluminum for the seat backs?

Thanks
Mark Jones
Oldsmar, FL

flyk...@gmail.com
www.flykr2s.com


On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 8:21 AM Rob Schmitt via KRnet <krnet@list.krnet.org>
wrote:

> Mike,
>
> This one sounds familiar. I damaged my composite seat and replaced her with
> an aluminum pan.  It stretches across the two spars and is securely mounted
> to them. The aluminum pan is still in the aircraft. The aluminum will be
> much lighter than the wood and a little softer on the bum.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rob Schmitt
> N1852Z
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: KRnet <krnet-boun...@list.krnet.org> On Behalf Of Mike Sylvester via
> KRnet
> Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:49 PM
> To: KRnet <krnet@list.krnet.org>
> Cc: Mike Sylvester <shagste...@hotmail.com>
> Subject: KR> Timing/ composit rep.
>
> Perfect timing on this one.
>
> I have spent the last couple of days trying to come up with a fix for my
> composite seat that I pretty much destroyed by taking off some spray glue
> with paint thinner. It made it's way inside the composite sandwich and
> melted my blue foam. I have been scrambling trying to make repairs so that
> I
> don't miss the Gathering. I decided to temporarily build a plywood style
> seat to get me back in the air. I know I'm looking at a weight penalty of 6
> or 7 lbs. but it'll have to do for now.
>
> Mike Sylvester
> kr2s builder
> Birmingham,AL.
>
> Cell no.205-966-3854
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