Very good. Thanks. So far I do not have any smoking rivets, although some with more hours do on the underside of the wing at the main spar. At the root where the nose skin attaches the first 12 or so rivets closest to the fuselage. keep an eye on them. The smoking is showing up around 150 hours on airframe, but may vary in timing due to loads and abuse.
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