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avex rivet testing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Thomas Jan 28. 7 Replies

 

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avex rivet testing

We had a discussion a while back about the strength of Avex rivets and if rivets from other suppliers were as strong as the rivets supplied by Zenith. My opinion on this was and still is that with todays manufacturing technology a rivet is a rivet is a rivet and there is no difference. at that time I said I was going to do some testing and would report the results. I built a fixture and have only pulled a handfull of A4 rivets and have to make a couple of modifications to the fixture but I can…See More
Jan 25

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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
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Nearly done
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Engine installed (or plan to install)
Corvair
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Have worked on airplanes before
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At 10:31am on March 16, 2018, Joshua smith said…

Hi dan, 

 thanks for the reply on assembling.

  I am really leaning towards doing the rear fuse in panels, was just worried they would line back up the same when they are stressed(bent) back into shape.

 Looks like your past that point and if yours came back out straight, that's a relief. Also makes it much nicer not having to have 3000 clecos to do it all at once !!

 
 
 

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