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RV-9A: Horizontal Stabilizer - 10/8/2005
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Finished riveting the Main Ribs to the Right HS skinFinished riveting the Main Ribs to the Right HS skin
This wasn't near as hard riveting the front spar in place. The instructions said to not rivet the end ribs in place until the middle ribs were all riveted in, because they would make it hard to get to the middle ribs with the bucking bar. I didn't have any problem getting to any of the ribs. I used mine Avery hand rivet squeezer to finish off the outer ribs.
Here's a shot of one of the bucked rivets into a middle ribHere's a shot of one of the bucked rivets into a middle rib
I'm very happy with how these rivets turned out. You can barely feel the rivet head when you run your finger over the skin.
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