10 July 2008
Priming, riveting Vertical Stablizer spars
|Priming Vertical Stabilizer parts (Full size)|
I cleaned the parts for the Vertical Stabilizer and then primed them with the rattle can
|Assembling rear spar (Full size)|
After the primer was dry, I cleco'd together the rear spar and doubler and the rudder brackets.
|Riveting rear spar (Full size)|
I put all the rivets in the rear spar using the squeezer. Well not all, some of them I had to use the rivet gun as the squeezer wouldn't quite get to the right spot.
|Riveting ribs to front spar, cleco'ing skin to front spar and ri (Full size)|
Next, I riveted the ribs to the front spar. I had to use the rivet gun for most of these rivets also, as the squeezer yoke wouldn't quite work on most of them. After that was done, I cleco'd the skin onto the front spar assembly
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