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  #371  
Old 10-13-2019, 02:15 PM
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Deconstruction

[IMG]IMAG0912 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG0914 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG0913 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG0915 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

Next, tank, and bottom skin...
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Old 10-27-2019, 02:25 PM
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Still working on the wing...

[IMG]IMAG0931 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG0934 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG0938 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

Need another riveter for the rest.
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Old 10-28-2019, 02:02 PM
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Looking good! I remember rebuilding the LE of the wings... super awkward positions to buck those rivets. Keep it up.
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Old 10-28-2019, 07:46 PM
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Looking good! I remember rebuilding the LE of the wings... super awkward positions to buck those rivets. Keep it up.
Thanks!
It is a bit difficult with my super short arms! I am managing many but need my son to come home from University to help me on the rest.
Soldiering on!
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Old 11-02-2019, 12:24 PM
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Waiting/looking for a rivet partner so I installed the ADAHRS and mounting bracket that Vans now sells

[IMG]IMAG0943 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

It is pretty darn good. I would caution that the tab stops in my case were 90% correct but I needed to adjust elevation at the right rear tab to maintain level.
This would be facing the tail. This is just my case, your application may not need any adjustment.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:00 PM
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Have the leading edge almost there:

[IMG]IMAG0976 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

Checking tank for leaks

[IMG]IMAG0974 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

Cutting hole for Pitot mast deal

[IMG]IMAG0971 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

This guy came by to help me on a Sunday night! James Jula!

[IMG]jula by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Old 11-16-2019, 08:25 AM
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The tank leaks...figured that would be the case...
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The tank leaks...figured that would be the case...
Looks like you get to use gorilla snot after all! It's not too bad though
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Old 11-16-2019, 02:14 PM
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Looks like you get to use gorilla snot after all! It's not too bad though
Ya...I need to cut an access in the rear baffle bay one. I am installing fuel return so I am in it anyway. Pro-seal? Looks like Vans doesn't sell it anymore.

Is the new stuff OK? Do you know?
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Ya...I need to cut an access in the rear baffle bay one. I am installing fuel return so I am in it anyway. Pro-seal? Looks like Vans doesn't sell it anymore.

Is the new stuff OK? Do you know?
Yep I used the stuff that Van's sells. Just a replacement for the old. Works great.
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