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Old 04-03-2018, 10:17 AM
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The one I have is from cleavland. Link here:

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/mobile.../#.WsMUuHNlBJc
Ah...I have a straight one like that...Used it on the aft upper skins, a little. I can see why it would be dicey inside the wings.
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Old 04-03-2018, 11:24 AM
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I have a straight one too, I love that one when it can be used. The wing rib flanges put it at too much of angle though.
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Old 04-09-2018, 10:34 PM
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Well another major milestone took place this weekend. After coming back from Seattle and Bellingham for almost a week I finally removed the left wing from the jig. Let me just say, it is nice to have some of my garage back for a bit!!!

My dad and I also riveted the right wing top skins. This side only took us about 4 hours, noticeably faster than the left!

20180407_135615 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

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Old 04-10-2018, 08:00 AM
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It is so shiny! Very nice work!
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It is so shiny! Very nice work!
Thanks Kent!
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:19 PM
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Time for a good ole fashion priming and riveting session. Note: priming the flap brace was a pain trying to scuff it!

I also built a wing cradle with the posts used for the left wing jig.

20180414_155303 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

20180415_195334 by Jereme Carne, on Flickr

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Old 04-18-2018, 10:42 PM
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I see a side skin. Nice work.
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Yup, today marks the start of the fuselage! I am going to hold off on the ailerons and flaps for now since they are easy to transport to a heated shop I have access to. I am also just going to prep the bottom skins when I get to it but won't rivet them yet as I want to wait until closer to the end of the build in case anything needs done inside the wings.
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Did you do anything about the pillowing or leave as is? I just finished my right wing and there is minimal on that one but the left LE is a bit more noticeable. I haven't riveted the left together so it may tighten up a bit but im not sure. Nice job BTW.
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Did you do anything about the pillowing or leave as is? I just finished my right wing and there is minimal on that one but the left LE is a bit more noticeable. I haven't riveted the left together so it may tighten up a bit but im not sure. Nice job BTW.
As of now I just left the slight pillowing. I may address it in the future but at the same time I would rather spend the time flying. I think the average person wouldn't even notice pillowing in these areas unless they were looking for it. Thanks for the complements!
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