Vertical Stabilizer Complete!

Scuffed and prepped the new parts. Then sprayed them with primer.

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Riveted the doubler and ribs to the forward spar.

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Clecoed the skin to the forward spar and ribs and started riveting.

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Finished riveting the skin to the forward spar and ribs.

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Clecoed and riveted the rear spar to the skin and ribs.

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VS Complete! Very pleased with how well it turned out. Once I replaced the parts I messed up, everything went smoothly. I’m much happier with my workmanship than the first attempt. A little experience makes a world of difference.

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Rearranged the work benches and started picking parts for the horizontal stabilizer.

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Today’s Time (hours): 3.0
Empennage Time (hours): 46.0
Total Time (hours): 46.0

 

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