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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2022, 08:45 AM
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Posted By wirejock
Use a heat gun and temp gun. Heat it to 200 and...

Use a heat gun and temp gun. Heat it to 200 and let cool.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By wirejock
Reshape

I've had good results heating and reshaping like this. Just don't go too hot.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By wirejock
Cowl fit

No. What Dan is suggesting is to sand the entire aft edge uniformly till the bottom edge of the nose bowl is the correct spacing. This retains the dimension with the washer at the top. When...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By wirejock
Cowl fit

Thanks guys. Funny how the brain gets stuck.
Dan's method is the way to go.
The gap at the tip will increase, but that can be filled in as he recommends.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By wirejock
Adjust

Unless other builders have a better solution. That cowl fit at the firewall is perfect.
You may want to install the bottom and treat them as a unit before modifying the top cowl. That way they match.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,221
Posted By wirejock
Cowl

Scott, sorry but you 14 builders are spoiled. :D
That's just a little Vans fabrication error on the nose bowl. The fit looks beautiful.
Mark the outside where you want it. Remove the cowl. Apply...
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