Moving along with riveting on the horizontal stabilizer, tonight I’m starting to work on riveting the forward spar. Again, I started by clecoing the spar, reinforcing angles and F1 Rocket doubler mod together. Again, in the photo below you can note by the black clecos that there are a few larger rivets (5/32″) that are […]
After all the hard work of building, prepping, priming, drilling and getting the horizontal stabilizer to this point, I’m finally getting to do some riveting! This is always the most exciting part of the build process because it is where you get the most visual progress, and best of all…these parts aren’t having to come […]
I didn’t have much time today so I just tackled a quick job by riveting the HS-411PP. This is pretty self explanatory, so I’ll keep this entry short. As usual, all of this riveting was accomplished by using Main Squeeze hand squeezer.
Today I’m splitting my post into 2 entries. This first part is just to document the last bit of vertical stabilizer riveting. I just had to finish up with adding rivets to the root rib at the lower end of the VS. In the picture below, you’ll note that I am using the “Main Squeeze” […]