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Old 02-27-2017, 06:03 PM
Ron B. Ron B. is offline
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Originally Posted by salto View Post
I rigged a pully and hung it vertical. Made access easy and no weight on cone. Stabilised it by tying it off to nearby infrastructure. Riveting buddy stood on a chair with earplugs in place.
Didn't take long.
That's what I did, very simple to do.
Thanks Ron
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Old 02-27-2017, 07:21 PM
asw20c asw20c is offline
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I must not have a creative bone in my body, so thank goodness for this forum. You guys have great ideas.
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Old 02-28-2017, 10:02 AM
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Default Another in the back riveting camp

We also took the back riveting approach. Quite easy to set the rivets well and quickly. Did crawl into the tailcone, using some wood blocks on the skin (against floor) to stay off of the j-channel and bulkheads.
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Old 02-28-2017, 02:10 PM
salto salto is offline
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Make sure your riveting buddy is on the right rivet otherwise earplugs won't be enough 😢
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Old 02-28-2017, 03:49 PM
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Couldn't help but take this picture.

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