Having recently finished the CH 750 elevator, I resumed work on the stabilizer. You may recall that I damaged the skin on the stabilizer when I laid the upper skin side on the bottom of the skeleton and riveted the entire side before I realized what I had done. In removing the rivets, I damaged the skin enough that I had to buy a new one during my visit to the factory during the September fly-in and open house. Today, I finished the major assembly of the stabilizer and now have to attach the two pieces together. Next weekend, I will pick up the rudder from my storage unit and temporarily mount it as well. If there aren't many mistakes, pictures will be forthcoming! All in all, a very good weekend!!

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Comment by Chumphol Sirinavin on April 30, 2013 at 12:56am
Plastic or rubber tube over the drill bit can prevent it hitting the skin below. Or you can look for a short drill bit. Anyway, rubber tube or rubber grommet can prevent the nose of the drill to hit and dent the work surface.

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