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Old Mar 01, 2013, 11:32 AM
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Decathlon repair update.
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All damaged wood cut away.
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Wood replaced on fuse side and landing gear base.
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Bottom formers designed and enlarged from small instruction manual (formers not shown on true plans) 3M77 used lightly to attach paper template to ply. Part cutout out on delta scroll saw and paper templates peeled off after sanding.
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Stringers added.
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Start of covering with balsa.
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Balsa covering finished.
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Landing gear installed.
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Sanding finished, start of re-covering.
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Re-covering done.
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Front view.
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