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Myself and 2 friends (all A&P's) started scratch building our 701's (3ea.)in october 08. After finishing the rudders we went after the horizontals and elevators witch are currently done. I wish now i would have kept track of the times and dates but all I can say for sure they all went togther smothly. Since were building from scratch and doing 3 the roughter table is one of the top used tools we have for building identical blanks like ribs ....etc.
This is where we are at today sept 11 09 all wing skeltons done and we are bringing our attention to the fuel tanks (12 ea. ....ugh) we will be welding in the bungs for the drains and lines then going with an fittings and hardline to the wing root.
After the tanks were folded up we have moved on to the wing skin and since our wing is 18'' longer the 12' sheet is not long enough to go to the tip so we did a skin lap at the rib outboard of the aux fuel tank. This way we preserve an easyer way to get to the wing tanks and our skin splice is not near our spar splice
After the skin was installed (outbord riveted) inbord clecoed we fliped it and built a jig that i like very much
wing skining completed except for gas tank bays just in place till tanks are finished
mod added to the tip (fishing pole compartment) the door center line is inline with the forward lightning hole.... Thought this was a great idea since space is at sutch a premium on this plane.