With completed bulkheads, I started the next section of the plans which includes all the ribs that make up the floor and seat structure. First,
I messed up the video and cut off the beginning of the night, but tonight, I continued on by getting the rear seat ribs all
I started tonight by finishing the scuffing on the parts I had ready. But by the time I had finished scuffing, I decided that I
Tonight I began by clecoing in place some narrow stiffeners/ribs that give structural strength to the rear passenger’s floor. Then, all the bottom skins were
Finished scuffing and deburring all the edges and holes of everything.
All night was dedicated to deburring, scuffing, and dimpling the fuse bottom skins.
All the mid-fuse ribs and bottom skins are primed! [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-f6kVrwpr3Hc/UTa4MImu66I/AAAAAAAAJJw/X84rLDW0GEc/s144-c/P1020235.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104915858356518723094/RV104Fuselage#5852067284422421410″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1020235.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-pGPSTgSjxaI/UTa4QDZyXdI/AAAAAAAAJJ4/wZFrl8jsi-Y/s144-c/P1020236.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104915858356518723094/RV104Fuselage#5852067351745420754″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1020236.JPG” ] [pe2-image src=”http://lh3.ggpht.com/-Uc7FPCR8fi8/UTa4UAsU5hI/AAAAAAAAJKE/nJKIf14NxJI/s144-c/P1020237.JPG”
With everything nicely primed, I started riveting together my pile of parts. First up was riveting in place the seat belt brackets and heat vents,
I finished riveting all the mid-fuse ribs in place tonight. All that’s left of this section of the plans is the bottom skins! [pe2-image src=”http://lh5.ggpht.com/-OOOReYc6n8s/UTa4szujkSI/AAAAAAAAJK8/nUvyRMBDvhY/s144-c/P1020244.JPG”
Today, I enlisted the help of my favorite rivet buddy Colleen, and we started on the bottom skins. We’re using the same back riveting method
With Colleen’s help, I finished riveting on the fuse bottom skin, and completed this section of the plans! [pe2-image src=”http://lh6.ggpht.com/-Oj8kQwnkj1A/UTa4zopBInI/AAAAAAAAJLM/rdNQDj9GSQM/s144-c/P1020246.JPG” href=”https://picasaweb.google.com/104915858356518723094/RV104Fuselage#5852067963036836466″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”P1020246.JPG” ]