Vertical Stabilizer


Work was started on the Vertical Stabilizer on Dec 27 and finished Dec 31 2006.  My total build time was 22 hours with 4 additional hours by helpers.
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There was only one step in the procedures that I would change or note for others.  Page 6-6 Step 9 tells you to 'Finish riveting VS-1014-L and -R Rear Spar Caps to the rear spar'.  I like squeezing rivets when ever possible and in the next to last picture, there is one rivet missing.  That is because you can not get a squeezer into that hole because of the Hinge Bracket.  Until this step, I did not own a 3/32" cup rivet set.  A small point but if you do not set this rivet before riveting the bracket, you will also need one.  It does not come with the Avery -10 tool kit.
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