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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Back to riveting! I assembled the elevator spar with the tip ribs and doublers.
I used a special set of dies in the squeezer to set the rivets in the trailing edge of the trim tab. The dies have a piano wire that keeps them properly aligned during the operation. The rivets are set double flush.