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Old 01-28-2019, 11:25 AM
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I went through my build photos and believe:

Mystery 1 - Nothing is attached to those nutplates.

Mystery 2 - Those “openings” allow the cover to fit over screw heads. Those screws are used for adel clamps to secure the flap motor wiring harness.
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Old 01-28-2019, 12:46 PM
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Thanks. I get it now. The plans don't seem to show adel clamps but they make sense. And whether it's an adel clamp or a ziptie, having a cut-out to clear them makes sense. I was picturing zipties in the holes in the web of the flap motor channel's aft side (the permanently-riveted-in one), which now that I look at it again wouldn't work without drilling extra holes.

The F-01406B mystery will remain a mystery unless someone else knows why those nutplates are called for. At least I won't feel like the only builder who doesn't know what they're for.
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Old 01-28-2019, 12:59 PM
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The F-01406B mystery will remain a mystery unless someone else knows why those nutplates are called for. At least I won't feel like the only builder who doesn't know what they're for.
I do recall asking for the same thing and was told they are not used. Of course when one gets to my age, the memory will be as good as milk left outside of fridge
BTW, I have mounted my remote TXPDR and Radio on top of that battery angle.
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Old 01-28-2019, 01:17 PM
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My XPNDR is on the battery angle as well.
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