Learned today that I should not trust anything, esp. myself.  Had to remove the nose skin on the rudder as I had incorrectly tucked it under the rear skin when it should have been installed on top.  I have a new skill, rivet removing! Getting real good at it.

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Comment by Bradford Drown on June 28, 2019 at 2:48pm
Hey Mickey,
I removed the rivets that held the skin to the spar and the rivets that attached to the nose rib, slid the nose skin off and deburred. It is a lot easier to mount the nose skin where it belongs. Took me 90 minutes.
Comment by Mickey R. Mathieson on June 28, 2019 at 11:43am

Hi Bradford

 After looking at your rudder and post I realize I made the same mistake! I tucked the nose skin under the rear skin.

was this differicult to fix?

Comment by Bradford Drown on June 27, 2019 at 6:46pm
Yes, until the rudder was rattle free! :-)
Comment by Jacques Hoffler on June 27, 2019 at 6:41pm

Must have been fun. It looks good now! Did you remove back of the rivets that fell inside the vertical tail when you drilled the rivets out?

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