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Old 08-14-2018, 07:38 PM
Scott Hersha Scott Hersha is offline
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 999

Being frustrated at this point is not unusual. The good thing I see here is that you are particular, and thatís a positive thing. That little part is not easy to get perfect, but itís not that critical either. On my first airplane I ended up cutting off the messed up bent flanges and making the mini rib that I riveted in place with CS-4ís, and thatís OK to do. If you want to hide your inexperience at this point, thereís bonds/epoxy/filler to cover the pop rivets (I thinks thatís what I did) and it looks better than most done the right way. Good on you for enduring and doing it right. I predict you will do pretty good at upcoming obstacles you will encounter - there are many - and you will end up with a well built safe airplane.
RV6/2001 built/sold 2005
RV8 Fastback/2008 built/sold 2015
RV4/bought 2016/sold/2017
RV8/2018 built/Flying
Cincinnati, OH/KHAO
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