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RV-9A: Front Deck/Firewall - 4/23/2010
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Drilled and dimpled the F-793 attach anglesDrilled and dimpled the F-793 attach angles
I used the fuselage skin as a guide to drill the rivet holes in the F-793 attach angles. Then I dimpled both parts.
Dimpled the skinDimpled the skin
Time for the old trustworthy pop-rivet dimplers. They work great on this thin fuselage skin.
F-793 attach angles riveted in placeF-793 attach angles riveted in place
It's been a while since I've handled the old rivet gun. It's kind of like landing an airplane, you never forget how to do it.
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