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Allyson and I have implemented the “nylon block” solution to the Legacy’s canopy opening problem suggested by Graham Nutt. 

The canopy latch handle open stop needs to be changed so that the latch claws protrude 7/16” when the handle is up/unlatched.  For us, the top
edge of the latch handle slot now ends 2  7/8 inches from the top edge. We shaped some foam for the slot and covered it with 2 BID of carbon.

Attach a nylon block to the top of each latch plate.  Cut it from 1/8” nylon sheet.  It should be about 2 inches wide and 1 inch high if you mount it so the top edge lines up with the top of the latch plate.

With this modification, when unlatching the canopy the claws push up on the nylon block opening the canopy almost *” providing a nice edge to
grab to help get it on its way going up.

If you have further questions don't hesitate to ask us,
Valin and Allyson Thorn













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