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Trailing edge rivets for 701 wings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Smith Jun 10. 5 Replies

I see the plans call for the use of solid rivets for the trailing edge.  I can understand that, since both sides of the rivet will be visable, and the bottom of a pulled rivet would be kind of ugly. …Continue

Fuel Injection Fuel Lines

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Smith Dec 25, 2018. 4 Replies

Hello fellow builders,     First off, I should say that I am not the first Scott Smith on this forum. To save any confusion, you can call me Pennsylvania Scott or just use my middle initial (P)     I…Continue

 

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Trailing edge rivets for 701 wings

I see the plans call for the use of solid rivets for the trailing edge.  I can understand that, since both sides of the rivet will be visable, and the bottom of a pulled rivet would be kind of ugly.  Is there any other reason to use solid rivets here? I've never bucked a rivet before and I'm thinking my results might be a new definition of ugly. I'm thinking of just using 87 tiny bolts with lock washers on each wing  ScottSee More
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