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I missed getting the rudder horn water jet cut.
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Finished rudder horns.
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Trial fit.
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Rudder horns and bellcrank.
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Final fit.
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I missed getting the rudder horn water jet cut.
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Finished rudder horns.
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Trial fit.
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Rudder horns and bellcrank.
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Final fit.
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horizontal stabilizer mounted to check fabric fit before drilling the stabilizer mounts. The plans don't show the holes or there location.
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Trying to make to of the same folds.
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Heat and hammer method.
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Seem pretty close.
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Elevator should have 20 degrees down deflection when the horns are straight up.
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horizontal stabilizer mounted to check fabric fit before drilling the stabilizer mounts. The plans don't show the holes or there location.
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Trying to make to of the same folds.
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Heat and hammer method.
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Seem pretty close.
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Elevator should have 20 degrees down deflection when the horns are straight up.
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Elevators.
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Getting ready to weld.
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Welding the aileron horn to the torque tube.
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Trying to get it centered.
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Using the engine mount I mounted a replica radial pattern.
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Elevators.
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Getting ready to weld.
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Welding the aileron horn to the torque tube.
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Trying to get it centered.
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Using the engine mount I mounted a replica radial pattern.
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I used foam board to try and get the contour.
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It looks about right. My engine thrust line is 7" from the top longeron, I am hopping that its not to high.
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First attempt at metal shrinking using the Harbor Freights shrinker. It came out good.
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Closer view.
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The engine is mounted.
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I used foam board to try and get the contour.
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It looks about right. My engine thrust line is 7" from the top longeron, I am hopping that its not to high.
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First attempt at metal shrinking using the Harbor Freights shrinker. It came out good.
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Closer view.
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The engine is mounted.
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Starting the Turtle Deck. I formed this piece with a Harbor Freight shrinker.
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Making the tabs to hold the stringers for the Turtle Deck.
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Stringers being held by the tabs.
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I pop riveted the tabs but later realized the pop rivets were a bad idea and I welded the tabs on.
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P1020432
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Starting the Turtle Deck. I formed this piece with a Harbor Freight shrinker.
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Making the tabs to hold the stringers for the Turtle Deck.
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Stringers being held by the tabs.
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I pop riveted the tabs but later realized the pop rivets were a bad idea and I welded the tabs on.
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P1020432
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