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Tuesday, January 9, 2018
I heated up the garage 70 degrees with the propane heater and drilled and counter sank holes in the rear canopy.
There is a hole at the top center of the tail cone that must be dimpled. The top canopy brace makes for a tight fit for the squeezer, and I had to force the skin into the jaws. The dimple turned out fine and the skin bounced back to proper shape. I would have been easier to dimple this before installing the brace- just saying...