Have injected epoxy into the stiffener and now inserting the steel rod, it is the full length of the stiffener. Then just bond-do the hole up and paint.

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Comment by KENNETH DRUMHELLER on February 8, 2012 at 1:30pm


Sent you a comment earlier today but I don't believe you received it.  I like how you reinforced your doors and plan on doing the same.  I have a few questions.  First, are the stiffners hollow and all you are really doing is reaming them out to 1/4" ?  Do you think an aluminum rod would work as well and save a little weight?  and lastly, approximately how much epoxy did you use for each rod?  Would appreciate any help, Thank You.


Comment by Jim Nelson on September 21, 2011 at 9:11pm
Bill, I am begining the door instillation and I want to incorporate the stiffner mod. How has it worked out?  912S custom cowl.  Did not like the Canadian nose cowl.
Comment by Bill Alexander on August 18, 2011 at 7:41am
Bob, used 1/4" rod.
Comment by Bob McDonald on August 18, 2011 at 7:21am
What size steel rod did you use?

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