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Old 06-17-2020, 01:16 AM
msmst25 msmst25 is offline
 
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Default Finished the rudder today

Finished up the rudder today, and I?m pretty happy with how it turned out.
4F8F63C1-5EFF-4B70-8E84-50464ED09D0F by Matt McCoy, on Flickr
The leading edge took some work, but the curve turned out pretty well. I had a little difficulty bending the skin over the counterweight, but I think it?s fine now.
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Old 06-20-2020, 04:02 AM
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Default Horizontal stabilizer coming together

Made some more progress today. This thing takes up a lot of room. I drilled a hole in the wrong spot in one of the inspar rib tabs, but was able to get a replacement from Van's within an hour (so happy I live nearby) for $6. I ran out of cleco's on this one. Now I just need a 90 degree #30 bit to drill 16 holes so I can start disassembling and start to have some deburring fun.

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Old 06-28-2020, 12:22 PM
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Default Horizontal stabilizer complete

D56573CF-CDBB-4397-8D3B-26C843ED8F0B by Matt McCoy, on Flickr
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Old 06-29-2020, 12:59 AM
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Default Helper

Matt
Looks like you have a good helper!
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Old 06-29-2020, 02:17 AM
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Default Great Job

Keep up the hard work. Love the video.
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Old 07-22-2020, 01:59 AM
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Default Another video. Elevators complete!

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Old 07-22-2020, 09:45 AM
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Iím a few steps behind you and trying to learn from those in front of me. I do not have a 90 degree drill but I want to buy one before I end up waiting on one. How much room do I have. In the situation where you needed one? Should I get one of those tiny ones like what goes in the air drill or would a battery operated right angle drill be small enough? Iíve been looking at the Milwaukee and Bosch ones for a while and I like that they have a chuck and would work for lots of applications, but they do get kind of bulky at the end.
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Old 07-23-2020, 10:31 PM
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Default Right angle

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Iím a few steps behind you and trying to learn from those in front of me. I do not have a 90 degree drill but I want to buy one before I end up waiting on one. How much room do I have. In the situation where you needed one? Should I get one of those tiny ones like what goes in the air drill or would a battery operated right angle drill be small enough? Iíve been looking at the Milwaukee and Bosch ones for a while and I like that they have a chuck and would work for lots of applications, but they do get kind of bulky at the end.
I can't say from personal experience, but I've heard that the right angle attachments with a chuck are too big for tight spaces. I feel like I've had just enough room using the attachment that I have, but make sure you order the appropriate sized bits (i.e. #30 and #40), because the sets usually don't have those sizes. I have one very similar to this https://www.cleavelandtool.com/colle...31585281769534
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Old 08-11-2020, 11:38 PM
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Matt
Great to meet you!
Glad to help you get started!
One thing more on the trailing edge.... I would recommend against using
The pneumatic sqeezer, as the plans say to lightly set the rivets at first, then
Come back to finish them when they?re all in place.
That can really only be done by using the back rivet system.
The introductory chapters explains that.
Check it out

Good luck
Jim Frisbie
After watching his build videos & hearing McCoy talk through things as he begins building the 10 and experiences speed-bumps & mistakes etc ... and now after seeing Jim's helpful comment here ... I'm 1000% sure there is no way I should try to tackle building a 10 without a Jim near me in Salt Lake City to help (maybe multiple Jim's lol). Going to an EAA open hangar night this coming Saturday to meet the chapter. Unless I can get tons of help, McCoy's videos have convinced me I have no business buying the 10 kit (or the 7A I'd love to build after the 10).
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