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Hauled everything to the hangar

Time for assembly! I cut two more 3 foot 2x4's and screwed them to the bottom of each plywood pieces. I will attach some wheels to the bottom of these 2x4ís later. They also help line things up when putting in the main 2x4 support and angle braces. Then I cut the main support beam from a 10 foot 2x4, making it 8 feet, 7 1/2 inches long, which connects the two plywood ends together. The plans call for the cradle to be approximately 9 feet long. So I subtracted the width of the 2 2x4's and the 2 plywood ends to come up with the 8 foot 7 1/2 inch measurement for the support beam. (NOTE: If you building an RV7 or RV8, the main support beam 2x4 is one foot shorter.) I put in 2 long wood screws through the back of the plywood into the 2x4 main support, to hold everything together.

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