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Old Jan 30, 2013, 06:15 PM
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Believe me -it won't be over too soon...I build one every so often , then swear I'll never do another....But that was the biggest reward I've gotten, when it WAS done.

The toughest parts were the wing rib "egg crate" slots, which are on a compound angle in the spars.....I fabricated a sanding board with sandpaper on both sides,and sanded vertically the rib openings,which slowly yielded a good fit.

A hand held hacksaw blade cut slots for the thin plywood spar reinforcements and dihedral joiners..which I passed over, originally..

Yes the extra bracing in the stab is redundant, when sheeting the stab.

The extra $100 bucks for fiberglass parts is money WELL spent.
The wing struts are window dressing, unsecured at the bottom (not an omission)...
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