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Old 02-11-2021, 05:04 AM
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If retrofitting such a stiffener to a completed fuselage, what would be an effective method of dimpling the skin? The skin is too thin I guess for machine countersinking, and the pulled rivet tool dimplers make a dimple that is a bit on the shallow side.
Seems like the perfect spot for pop rivet dimple dies on an assembled airplane.
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Old 02-11-2021, 05:58 AM
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Not absolutely needed to rivet this stringer. It would be better yes, no question. But if you glue it on with scotch weld or pro seal or even 3M VHB tape ... this would already dampen/reduce/stop the oil caning situation.
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Old 02-11-2021, 10:15 AM
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~2200 hrs, approaching 21 years. No issues there.
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