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Old 09-26-2017, 03:31 PM
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Default Pg 10-05 Match drill #40 Oops

Got distracted and ended up drilling # 30 Holes. On the subpart of step 1.

I'm thinking just 4-6A screws. Any one see any issues w this?

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Old 09-26-2017, 04:05 PM
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Not building a -14, so don't know what you're joining. Some structural joints depend on the expansion of the rivet to lock the parts against movement in shear. Bolts & screws don't typically fit tight to start, and the diameter shrinks slightly when torqued.

I made a similar mistake (over countersunk) on my spar, & Van's ok'd going to larger rivets as long as I avoided knife-edge at the bottom of the countersinks.
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Old 09-26-2017, 06:44 PM
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I believe those two holes get sized for AN3 bolts anyway so i would do a quick check with Vans. As a side note, I have a few AN3 bolts in place of rivets due to mangled holes on difficult rivets. Not ideal but Neither Vans nor my tech counselor had any issues with their use.
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Old 09-26-2017, 07:26 PM
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Default Oops rivets

Did you know about these, actually called "oops rivets" for this situation and other applications. 3/32 rivet head on a 1/8 rivet shaft. Search on "oops rivets" and find multiple sources and articles. Here is one entire kit with a variety of them, though you may just want to acquire a few of the specific ones you need:

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalo...ts12-03781.php
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Old 09-26-2017, 10:21 PM
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Sorry I should have been more descriptive. The holes are for AN-3 bolts. And you are correct they do get drilled out to AN-3 size later so I guess I got ahead of myself.

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Old 09-28-2017, 01:28 PM
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You should be fine. You'll be drilling those to final size on Page 10-27. You'll be back drilling through the vertical stab, into the F-01412C deck angle.
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